Corbin and Garrison waive initial hearings, trial dates set

BEDFORD – Tuesday morning both Rusty Garrison and Tiffany Corbin waived their initial hearings in Lawrence County Superior Court I.

Indiana State Trooper Garrison and Corbin, an Indiana Gaming Commission officer were arrested after a domestic fight during the early morning hours of June 12.

ISP Trooper Garrison

On June 17, investigators met with Lawrence County Prosecutor Sam Arp, and criminal charges were filed against Garrison and Corbin. Garrison and Corbin were both arrested on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery.

Both were released from jail after posting a $500 cash bond. The court ordered no-contact orders and protective orders against both Corbin and Garrison.

Garrison currently is on administrative duties with his police powers suspended pending the outcome of the criminal proceedings. An internal investigation will be conducted to determine any violations of department rules, regulations, or policies. 

Corbin was also placed on administrative duties until the outcome of the criminal  investigation.

Garrison has hired Bloomington Attorney Carl Paul Lamb to represent him. Lamb waived an initial hearing and entered a not guilty plea on his client’s behalf.

An omnibus date was set for August 27, a pretrial conference is scheduled for September 17 at 1 p.m. A three-day jury trial is scheduled to begin on January 12, 2022, at 8:30 a.m. with Judge John Plummer III presiding.

Corbin is being represented by Bedford Attorney Scott Callahan, who entered a not guilty plea on his client’s behalf. An omnibus date was set for August 27 and a pretrial date set on September 28 at 1 p.m.

Her jury trail is scheduled for January 12, 2022 at 8:30 a.m. with Judge John Plummer III presiding.

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