Spencer County Man Arrested After Driving In Yards, Busting Into Home

(SPENCER CO.) – A Spencer County man was arrested Thursday at 6:40 a.m. after Spencer County Dispatch received a 911 call from a resident in the 4100 block of North Walnut Street in Richland City.

The caller reported a vehicle driving through yards and hitting a residence.

A second 911 call reported the male driving the vehicle forcibly broke into a residence. The caller reported the homeowner had multiple firearms in the residence.

Spencer County Deputies and Indiana State Police rushed to the scene.

Spencer County Deputy, Ryan Parsley, arrived a short time later and saw the male breaking a window out of the residence with a shotgun. Deputy Parsley ordered the male to put the weapon down and the male was detained.

The Indiana State Police was asked to conduct the investigation.

Terry Waters

The male was identified as 52-year-old Terry Waters, of Richland City, IN. 

Waters is being held in the Spencer County Jail and preliminarily charged with possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, criminal recklessness with a firearm, residential entry, possession of meth, criminal trespass, intimidation, pointing a firearm and criminal mischief, and criminal recklessness with a vehicle.