911 call leads to arrest of Oakland City man on multiple charges

On February 11, 2019, at 3:56 p.m. Gibson County Central Dispatch received a report of a disturbance in the 2000 block of South 850 East. Upon arriving Captain Bryan Ellis with the assistance of other officers separated the involved parties and began an investigationinto the incident. At the conclusion of his investigation 34 year old Robert Helsley of Oakland City was taken into custody and transported to the Gibson County Jail. Upon arriving at the Gibson County Jail Mr. Helsley was charged with Battery, Strangulation,and Interference in the reporting of a crime. He is currently being held without bond.

Assisting Captain Ellis in his investigation officers from the Gibson County Sheriff’s Office, Oakland City Police Department, Francisco Police Department, Indiana Department of Natural Resources, and the Indiana State Police.

All Criminal defendants are to be presumed innocent until, and unless proven guilty beyond a re asonable doubt in a court of law.