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Bloomington Police Arrest Driver Who Ran Car Through Protesters

By Mitch Legan, IPB News | Published on in Crime, Politics, Statewide News
(Photo: Bloomington Police Department)

Bloomington police have arrested the driver who ran her car through a line of protesters during a rally Monday evening, injuring two.

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Christi Bennett, 66, was in Scottsburg when officers from the Bloomington Police Department took her into custody Wednesday evening.

Bennett was held at the Monroe County jail for the following offenses:

  • Criminal recklessness, a level 6 felony
  • Leaving the scene of an accident resulting in serious bodily injury, a level 6 felony
  • Leaving the scene of an accident resulting in bodily injury, a class A misdemeanor

She was released hours later after posting a $500 cash bond.

The passenger that was in the car with Bennett Monday evening was released after being interviewed by investigators.