Man rams vehicle after an altercation and now faces charges

MITCHELL – On Tuesday, September 6th at 8:35 p.m. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to an accident with a driver leaving the scene at 615 Blanton Lane.

According to an accident report, the sheriff’s department received multiple 911 calls requesting police to the residence. Central dispatch relayed to officers that there was an altercation at the residence. One individual caused damage to a vehicle as they left the scene.

An officer spoke to the property owner who reported that Christopher Richmond, 30, of West Baden Springs, was trespassing and verbal altercation took place.

No one was injured during the altercation.

Richmond then got into a white Ford Explorer and put the vehicle in reverse and intentionally rammed the property owner’s Ford F-150.

Damages were estimated between $5,001 and $10,000.

Richmond faces charges of leaving the scene of an accident, criminal mischief, reckless driving, and criminal trespass.