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Thursday, December 5, 2019

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Update on Frankfort Police Investigation of Shooting

Frankfort Police Detectives interviewed a 13-year-old juvenile for their role in a shooting earlier this morning. The juvenile was transported by officers to the Clinton County Courthouse where the juvenile was ordered detained pending formal charges. Evidence gathered at the scene and from witnesses indicate three juveniles were hanging out together when one juvenile brought […]

Cause of Residential Fire Ruled Accidental

Frankfort, IN – Following a thorough investigation by Frankfort Fire Investigators, the cause of Monday’s fatal fire at 1308 West Jefferson Street has been ruled accidental. Lead investigator Jeremy Ward commented on the ruling saying, “The fire originated in a first-floor bedroom and was likely caused by a portable space heater.” The December 2 fire […]

Frankfort Firefighters Respond to Residential Fire

Frankfort, IN –Frankfort Firefighters were dispatched to a house fire in the 1300 block of West Jefferson Street at 10:09 a.m. Monday morning. Upon arrival, firefighters found the house fully engulfed in flames. Eight off-duty firefighters were called in to provide coverage for the rest of the city. Firefighters were alerted to the possibility a […]

Frankfort Police Offer Holiday Safety Tips

Frankfort, IN – In the season of giving, Frankfort Police are offering holiday safety tips to help residents protect themselves and their property during the holidays and beyond. According to Police Chief Troy Bacon, police see a small spike in thefts and scams during the holiday season. “Sharing basic safety precautions everyone can follow is […]

Frankfort Police Narcotics Division Make Arrest

Frankfort, IN.— Frankfort Police Narcotics Detectives arrested 25-year-old, Sarah Ummel of rural Frankfort, after a recent drug investigation.  Ummel was arrested for Dealing Methamphetamine on November 26, 2019.  When arrested, detectives found more drugs on Ummel and an additional possession charge was requested. Ummel was transported to the Clinton County Jail where she was formally […]

11/12/2019 City Council Meeting Minutes

COMMON COUNCIL November 12, 2019 The Common Council met in a regular meeting on November 12, 2019 in the Council Chambers, 301 East Clinton Street, Frankfort, Indiana at 7:00 PM. Mayor Chris McBarnes called the meeting to order and led the assembly in the Pledge of Allegiance.  Judy Sheets then prayed. Upon roll call, the […]

Frankfort Police Narcotics Investigation Results in Arrest

Frankfort, IN— Frankfort Police Narcotics Detectives arrested 29-year-old, Jonathan Worth of Frankfort, after a drug investigation.  Worth was stopped by patrol officers on a traffic stop where he was arrested for Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Dealing Methamphetamine and Possession of Heroin by detectives. “The investigation revealed that Worth was allegedly dealing the dangerous drug, […]


City of Frankfort Updating Zoning, Subdivision Codes, and Maps

Frankfort, IN – A modernized version of Frankfort’s Zoning and Subdivision codes is being reviewed by the City Plan Commission in preparation for recommendation to City Council. Collaborative efforts between the City Plan Commission, Building Services Staff, City Council representatives, and local citizens have resulted in the proposal of a Unified Development Ordinance that would […]