Deputies charge woman with false informing

From local sources

JASPER — The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department arrested Cassandra G. Mattingly 18, of 880 Conrad Ave. on Wednesday afternoon and charged her with a misdemeanor count of false informing.

Sheriff’s deputies had contacted Mattingly as they sought a 16-year-old Ferdinand-area female who had run away from home early Monday.

Authorities allege Mattingly knowingly provided false information to investigators.

The missing juvenile was eventually found in the 400 block of Washington Street in Huntingburg and was transported to the Southwest Youth Village in Vincennes, according to police.

Authorities booked Mattingly into the Dubois County Security Center at 1:50 p.m.

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