North Vernon fugitive arrested after tip

A Jennings County fugitive was arrested Sunday by deputies with the Jennings County Sheriff’s Department. A department spokesman says that authorities received information that 21-year-old Bryan P.

Bryan Goodpastor; Photo courtesy of the Jennings County Sheriff's Department
Bryan Goodpastor; Photo courtesy of the Jennings County Sheriff’s Department

Goodpaster, of North Vernon, was staying at a home on County Road 275 East, in Center Township.

Authorities say that when they arrived at the scene, they found Goodpaster exiting a detached garage. While at the property, deputies reported finding a John Deere Gator that had been reported stolen out of Jefferson County.

Goodpaster was arrested on the original felony warrant out of Ripley County, as well as a felony charge of Possession of Stolen Property.

Sheriff’s officials say that Goodpaster is being held at the Jennings County Jail, awaiting transfer to Ripley County.