Indiana State Police Investigators honored by the Office of the United States Attorney

INDIANAPOLIS – On Tuesday, two investigators from the Indiana State Police’s Cybercrime and Investigative Technologies Unit, along with investigators from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Washington County, Maryland Sheriff Department were honored for their role in the investigation and prosecution of Buster Hernandez during a small ceremony hosted by the United States Attorney, Southern District of Indiana.

Pictured L to R:  Assistant U.S. Attorney Tiffany Preston, Acting U.S. Attorney John Childress, Sergeant Jennifer Barnes and First Sergeant Chris Cecil

Acting United States Attorney John Childress presented First Sergeant Chris Cecil and Sergeant Jennifer Barnes citations which read in part “for outstanding contribution to a prosecution”.

“I am so very proud of the expertise that First Sergeant Cecil and Sergeant Barnes were able to bring to this investigative team which assisted in the prosecution and sentencing of this person who sought to do harm to so many innocent people”, said ISP Superintendent Doug Carter.

Doug Carter ISP Superintendent

To see the press release issued by the United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Indiana on the sentencing of Hernandez from March of this year, click here.