Update August 20 at 6:40 a.m.:
Dearborn County Special Crimes Unit Detective Tom McKay said that the two at-large suspects in a robbery and shooting are now behind bars.
Late Thursday night, Dearborn County detectives had received a tip that Anthony Stansbury, 29, of Cincinnati, and Erica King, 24, of Cleves, were both staying at a hotel in Covington, Ky.
The detectives and Covington Police moved in and apprehended the suspects at the hotel without incident overnight.
Stansbury and King are still in jail in Kentucky awaiting extradition back to Indiana.
Stansbury is charged with Attempted Murder and Attempted Robbery. King faces a charge of Conspiracy to Commit Robbery.
Original story posted August 19 at 2:18 p.m.:
(Sunman, Ind.) – Detectives have arrested two people and are now actively looking for two more suspects in a robbery and shooting earlier this month in Sunman.
Anthony C. Stansbury, 29, and Erica L. King, 24,
both of Cincinnati are wanted in connection with
a shooting in Sunman Aug. 11.
Dearborn County Special Crimes Unit
Warrants were issued Wednesday for Anthony C. Stansbury, 29, of Cincinnati, and Erica L. King, 24, of 7659 Bridgetown Road in Cincinnati. Already in police custody at the Dearborn County Law Enforcement Center are Perry J. “Jamie” Peak, 36, of Sunman, and Kelly L. Buchert, 26, of West Harrison, each charged with Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, a Class B felony.
Stansbury is charged with Attempted Murder, a Class A felony, and Attempted Robbery, Class B felony. King is charged with Conspiracy to Commit Robbery.
Dearborn County Special Crimes Unit detectives identified the four as suspects in the Aug. 11 shooting and attempted robbery at a home on Norkus Road. During the incident, the victim was beaten in the face and suffered a superficial gunshot wound in the ambush-style robbery. The victim did manage to escape without being robbed.
As the investigation progressed over the next week, detectives found there had been a conspiracy to rob the intended victim.
Police warn that Stansbury and King are still at-large and should be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Stansbury and King is urged to call the Dearborn County Special Crimes Unit at (812) 537-3571 or the Dearborn County Sheriff’s Department at 537-8700. Callers can remain anonymous.