Man accused in failure-to-return warrant

From Local Sources

FERDINAND — A man named in a Friday warrant for allegedly failing to return to lawful detention was located and jailed before the weekend was out.

Mehling

Adam P. Mehling, 28, 512 E. 23rd St., Ferdinand, was serving a court-ordered sentence on work release when he failed to return to the Dubois County Community Corrections Center Oct. 30, according to court documents.

A Dubois Circuit Court warrant for his arrest was issued Friday.

On Sunday evening, while at the Wendy’s restaurant in Ferdinand, a Dubois County Sheriff’s Department was asked to check on a man sleeping there. The individual was determined to be Mehling, according to the sheriff’s department.

Authorities booked Mehling into the Dubois County Security Center at 9:16 p.m. on the warrant charging him with a Level 6 felony count of failure to return to lawful detention.




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