On September 10, 2013, Trooper Nathan Teusch, from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg began an investigation after a male subject, business owner, in Harrison County, contacted the Indiana State Police and requested an investigation for theft.
The victim was allegedly employing David W. Haycraft, 48, and his wife Vanessa D. Haycraft, 50, both from Palmyra in Harrison County. During their alleged employment, the Haycraft’s had allegedly stolen a check from their employer and cashed it at the Sam’s Club in Clarksville, IN for over $600.00.
Trooper Teusch was able to complete the investigation and turned it in to the Clark County Prosecutor’s Office for arrest warrants. On September 24th, arrest warrants were issued out of the Clark County Circuit Court #4. David W.Haycraft was charged with Forgery, C Felony; Check Fraud, D Felony; Theft, D Felony; Fraud on a Financial Institution, C Felony and False Informing, B Misdemeanor. Vanessa D. Haycraft was charged with Forgery, C Felony; Check Fraud, D Felony; Theft, D Felony; Fraud on a Financial Institution, C Felony and False Informing, B Misdemeanor.
In the evening hours of September 24th, troopers from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg arrested David and Vanessa Haycraft as they were leaving their residence in Palmyra. They were both transported to and incarcerated at the Clark County Jail.
This investigation is continuing.