John R Eicher

(4-9-20) John Eicher (21) of Geneva, Indiana has pleaded not guilty in Mercer County Common Pleas Court to 13 charges from an incident that took place at the Mercer County Fairgrounds on March 3rd during the theft of three horses, tack, saddle, race cart, wheels, horse shoes and a horse trailer.

After being charged in Celina Municipal Court on March 6th (Friday) he was released on bond.

The charges include four counts of grand theft, breaking and entering and charges of theft and unauthorized use of property.

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Two of the three horses died after the trailer became unhooked from a pick-up truck and overturned near Ft. Recovery on Wabash Road.

Eicher, is currently free on bond and is scheduled to appear for a pre-trial hearing in Mercer County Common Pleas Court on May 13th.