Monday, May 30, 2011

Dearborn County’s Case against Dan Brewington

“’Any person, law enforcement agency, etc… who takes action against the respondent for protecting the respondent’s children and the public from the child abducting tactics of Judge Humphrey will be held personally responsible for their actions.’ Judge Humphrey viewed this statement as a further attempt to intimidate him and also as a threat to his and his family’s personal safety.”

The above is an excerpt from the Dearborn County Special Crimes Unit report that was prepared by Detective Mike Kreinhop. The quote within the quote is an excerpt from an internet post of mine that I submitted as an exhibit in a motion to the court. This is exactly why Dearborn County Prosecutor F. Aaron Negangard does not want me to speak publicly about my case. Prosecutor Negangard and Judge Humphrey do not want the public to know that they are trying to prosecute me because I am willing to hold public officials to the same level of accountability that the officials expect from the general public.

Prosecutor Negangard’s Mickey Mouse case against me is disturbing. {Click here to see the entire SCU report.} Mike Kreinhop, who is now the sheriff of Dearborn County, and prosecutor Negangard have given James D. Humphrey a free pass to make Judge Humphrey’s paranoid delusions come true. I clearly stated that I would hold people accountable for interfering with my right to help protect people from the actions of Judge James D. Humphrey somehow Humphrey confused public accountability with a threat against his family. Did Humphrey really believe that I posed a physical threat to his family? I would guess not considering that Judge James D. Humphrey continued to preside over my case for nearly a year after he filed his secret complaint with Prosecutor Negangard.

If you read the Special Crimes Unit Case Report that was prepared by Sheriff Mike Kreinhop, you will find that there are no actual threats what so ever. Prosecutor Negangard, Sheriff Kreinhop, Judge Humphrey and Dr. Edward J. Connor have scoured hundreds of pages of my written documents and have still failed to find one example where I made any illegal threats. At this juncture we are talking about nearly a quarter of a million words from which to choose. Rather than come up with facts against me, they speculate and make up their own facts.

“Although Brewington had not threatened Dr. Connor directly with physical harm, Dr. Connor believes that Brewington was capable of committing physical violence.” That was Dr. Connor and Sheriff Kreinhop’s best effort at trying to portray me as a physical danger. My ex-wife got into the mix when Sheriff Kreinhop wrote “although there has not been any actual physical violence, she did believe that he was capable of committing acts of violence.” Kreinhop also wrote that my ex-wife stated that I made threats of physical violence to her. During the course of a 2 ½ year divorce and a custody evaluation, there was no mention of physical threats. On September 11, 2009 my ex-wife had me arrested in Hamilton County, Ohio for telecommunications harassment because I was trying to maintain phone contact with my daughters. (Hamilton County dismissed and expunged the charge.) The arrest in Hamilton County made no mention of physical threats either. Even my ex-wife’s lawyer Angela G. Loechel tried to mislead Kreinhop in an effort to bring criminal charges against me. Kreinhop wrote “Loechel also advised me that Brewington had contacted her husband, who is a police officer in Kentucky, at their residence, concerning firearms training. Loechel suspected that this was an attempt by Brewington to intimidate her by showing her that he knows where she lived.” I can honestly say that I had no idea where Mrs. Loechel and her husband lived until I received Sheriff Kreinhop’s report on May 24, 2011. During the course of my divorce Mrs. Loechel and her client tried to demonize me because I owned guns. I searched the internet for shooting ranges to inquire about target shooting and gun safety; especially around children. My internet search came up with a few results in the Indiana/Ohio/ Kentucky tri-state area, one being K-Tac Incorporated. It turned out that Angela Loechel and her husband Scott are the owners of K-Tac Inc.; little did I know their place of business was also their residence. Either Angela Loechel failed to tell Sheriff Kreinhop that I actually called a number that was a business listing that I found on the internet or Sheriff Kreinhop intentionally left that part out just to help manipulate a grand jury into indicting me.

“Dr. Connor stated the Brewington was possibly paranoid and paranoid patients have a history of ‘striking out’”. If all else fails, call them paranoid, huh Dr. Connor. I have no history of violence or threatening behavior yet I am sitting in the Dearborn County Law Enforcement Center on a $600,000 bond because they “think” I may be dangerous. Humphrey thinks I threatened his family because I stated that I would hold people personally accountable for unethical and/or illegal conduct. Angela Loechel believes I am intimidating because I made a telephone call to a business that she owns. It’s probably a good thing that she doesn’t own Wal-mart or McDonalds because it would be considered a menacing act every time I went through the drive-thru. Dr. Connor and my ex-wife feel that even though I’ve never committed an act of violence I am capable of committing a violent act just because they said so. And my favorite is Judge Humphrey’s alleged fear that I once had an Indiana handgun license. When I lived in Indiana, it was illegal to transport a handgun without a concealed carry permit. Without the proper permit, it is against the law to transport a handgun to a shooting range. Judge Humphrey claimed that he was threatened by the fact that I followed Indiana handgun laws. I bet throughout Judge Humphrey’s career as a lawyer and a judge, he has never come across a case where someone didn’t commit a crime with a handgun because the would-be criminal did not have a handgun permit.
“Sorry guys, I can’t rob the bank with you tonight. My concealed carry permit didn’t come in the mail today.”

After reading Sheriff Kreinhop’s report, it isn’t surprising that Prosecutor Negangard is talking about giving me a “time-served” plea. Negangard even told my lawyer that he didn’t expect me to be in jail this long. I think what Prosecutor Negangard meant to say was that he never realized how big of a headache his make believe case against me was going to be. Now Negangard wants the whole situation to go away but there isn’t any way that Negangard can bow out gracefully. Negangard has to press on to trial knowing that the public is well aware that the case against Dan Brewington is nothing more than a 1st amendment witch hunt. Negangard also has to live with the fear that the Dearborn County prosecutor’s office may be disqualified from prosecuting my case. If that were to happen a real prosecutor would drop the charges. Why? Because I have never threatened anyone with illegal conduct.

For those who were concerned that I might plead guilty in an effort to get out of jail, don’t worry. I posted that to get a reaction out of the prosecutor’s office. Negangard said he would entertain offers from me but he wouldn’t put anything in writing. I assume Negangard lacks the security to have the public be aware of his everyday conduct. I, on the other hand, am going to continue to write about the unethical and illegal conduct of Prosecutor Negangard and the Dearborn County Courts throughout the course of this trial. When the trial is over, or the charges are dropped, I am going to continue to write about any civil action I may take against Dearborn county officials in an effort to recover damages I have incurred because of 1st Amendment retaliation. The fact that this whole trial revolves around 1st Amendment rights is the reason why this trial should be a very public one. If Judge Humphrey, Dr. Connor, and Prosecutor Negangard find this to be intimidating, they know that they are wrong. Stay tuned for complete trial coverage. Feel free to contact my family and/or me at

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Letter to Dearborn County Officials

Re: County Liabilities

As most of you are well aware, I have been incarcerated in the Dearborn County Law Enforcement Center since March 11, 2011. The reason I am being detained is that Dearborn County Prosecutor F. Aaron Negangard has arbitrarily decided that there is a limit to the amount of criticism that a United State’s citizen is permitted to write about elected officials in Dearborn County. Prosecutor Negangard has declared himself the sole arbitrator of how much public speech is “too much” and opted to make me the target of federally funded investigations, grand jury proceedings, and costly court hearings; all the while declaring that I may be a danger to society… until now.

I believe it to be redundant and unnecessary to rehash all the events leading up to my incarceration. However, it is important to note that after an 18 month investigation by the Dearborn County Special Crimes Unit, grand jury indictments, and restraining orders to “protect” even Judge James D. Humphrey’s children, Prosecutor F. Aaron Negangard has approached my public defender with a possible “time served” plea bargain. After all of the man-hours and money spent in trying to make a case that I was a menace to society, Prosecutor Negangard wants me to walk out of the DCLEC after serving a little more than 2 months of jail time.

It should come as no surprise to anyone that Dearborn County Prosecutor F. Aaron Negangard has been on a personal witch hunt because I criticized Judge James D. Humphrey, the Dearborn County Prosecutor’s office, as well as other officials of the court. When I publicly criticized Prosecutor Negangard he lashed out and accused me of attempting “to get {Prosecutor Negangard} not to do {his} job of prosecuting those who violate the law.” Prosecutor Negangard went on to state “I assure you his efforts will not succeed. If {Dan Brewington} has violated the law then I will make every effort to prosecute him.” Five days after the state dismissed my complaint against Prosecutor Negangard, he made good on his promise and made me the target of a grand jury investigation.

The conduct of Dearborn County and some of the county officials borders on the insane. I have been indicted for posting lines from the movie “A Few Good Men”. After I exposed how Judge Sally Blankenship lent the prestige of the judicial office to endorse a potential witness in my case, Judge Blankenship withdrew from my case shortly after setting my bond at $500,000 surety and $100,000 cash; several hundred thousand dollars higher than many rapists and child molesters. After I was incarcerated, Sheriff Mike Kreinhop stated that lawyers not licensed by the State of Indiana were not allowed to have contact visits with clients who were incarcerated at the DCLEC, thus making it impossible for my Ohio lawyer to have a confidential meeting with me. Sheriff Kreinhop’s new policy prohibits Cincinnati lawyers from meeting with clients who were arrested across state lines, leaving lawyers unable to communicate with clients without being monitored by DCLEC officials. (Actually, Sheriff Kreinhop’s policy appears to apply only to my lawyer, Robert G. Kelly, as the DCLEC has allowed other Ohio lawyers to have contact visits with their clients.)

The coup de grace of Dearborn County’s malicious behavior has been the DCLEC’s obstruction of my mental health treatment. Judge Humphrey terminated my parenting time with my 3 and 5 year old daughters alleging that I suffered from severe ADHD. Judge Sally Blankenship set my bond at $600,000 based on Dr. Edward J. Connor’s opinions regarding my ADHD. When I arrived at the DCLEC, the jail stated that I was not allowed to continue my Ritalin prescription for my ADHD. When I cited case law stating that it was a violation of due process to deprive me of my normal mental health at trial, Captain Dave Hall soon informed me that I could take my Ritalin prescription in the DCLEC. A week later, DCLEC doctor, Dr. Nadir Al-Shami, stated that I was not allowed to take my prescription as prescribed. Dr. Al-Shami said I could take my prescription at a lower dose and only two times a day. Dr. Al-Shami stated I could take my Ritalin prescription, which is a 4 hour medication, once in the morning and once at night. After I refused to take my medication against my prescribing doctor’s orders, Dr. Al-Shami stated that I was fine and did not need to take Ritalin.

During my arraignment hearing in Judge Blankenship’s court on March 11, 2011, my Ohio lawyer, Robert G. Kelly, testified that we would be filing a federal suit about the matter and that still stands true, only the constitutional infractions by Dearborn Count have multiplied since then. Dearborn County continues to retaliate against me because I exercised my 1st Amendment right to free speech. Prosecutor Negangard and other county officials have strived to destroy my family and my reputation, resulting in a long list of irreparable damages.

What kind of figure can be placed on the damage Dearborn County has inflicted on me? That question is best left to be answered by a federal judge or jury. As long as Dearborn County insists on incarcerating me for criticizing county officials, that figure could only rise. As I am likely to remain incarcerated until the charges are dismissed or until after a full-blown jury trial, I am going to continue to write about violations by the DCLEC, such as how the DCLEC is currently forcing some inmates to sleep on mats under toilets because of jail overcrowding. Even in the face of jail overcrowding, Prosecutor Negangard is willing to keep me in jail in order to fulfill a personal vendetta.

Please consider this letter as advance notice to Dearborn County officials so they have the ability to figure out how to explain to tax payers why their tax money is being appropriated to cover damages caused by the malicious actions of a few county officials. For Dearborn County taxpayers who are reading this, feel free to contact local, state, and federal officials to help put a stop to using Dearborn County monies to subsidize government corruption. Please feel free to contact me through Email correspondence will be forwarded to me at the DCLEC.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Hunger Strike Results

Hunger Strike Results 5/20/2011

Monday, May 16, 2011 marked the end of my 5 day hunger strike at the Dearborn County Law Enforcement center. I went 120 hours between dinner on Wednesday evening and dinner on Monday night, without eating. I was protesting the DCLEC’s refusal to administer my regular prescription for ADHD. I ended the hunger protest when I felt that I received a substantial reaction that I could use to demonstrate the inadequacies of the medical/mental health services at the DCLEC.

The day that I declared a hunger strike in protest of the DCLEC’s failure to properly administer my Ritalin prescription, Captain David Hall ordered that I be locked in isolation, consisting of 22-23 hour lockdown with no interaction with other inmates. Captain Hall stated that I wasn’t being punished; I was simply being put in isolation so I could be “observed.” On the way to isolation on Thursday afternoon, nurse Kelley Hogg weighed me and took my temperature, pulse, and blood pressure. That pretty well marked the end of any medical or psychological observation of my time in “the hole”.

Dearborn County’s perception of inmate observation hails out of some grotesque 1930’s laboratory experiments on asylum inmates. The DCLEC denied my treatment for my ADHD, locked me in isolation because I protested the denial of treatment, and then allowed the correctional officers to observe me through the camera in my cell. No nurses, no social workers, no doctors, just a handful of correctional officers checking to see if I were still alive or had gone mad. All of this while offering to give me the wrong Ritalin dose before bed, as prescribed by Dr. Nadir Al-Shami, to try to insure that I would not be able to sleep at night.

I want to be clear that the DCLEC staff was acting upon orders and they all acted in a very professional manner. This falls on the shoulders of Captain Dave Hall, Sheriff Kreinhop, and the DCLEC doctor, Dr. Al-Shami. They have some kind of sick fascination with denying inmates mental health treatment and then placing the inmates in insufferable situations just so they can take a video of the effects of the DCLEC’s experiments.

The mental health care at the Dearborn County Law Enforcement Center rivals that of the treatment that R.P. McMurphy received by Nurse Cratchet and the institution in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”, except Nurse Cratchet actually believed that she was acting in the best interest of the inmates. The DCLEC punishes inmates because it is inconvenient to continue the mental health treatment that inmates were receiving on the outside.

I never received my proper Ritalin prescription and I never expected to. As I alluded to earlier I achieved a reaction, not a result. The difference is that you will go crazy trying to force the hand of Dearborn County officials in the hopes of getting a specific result. On the other hand when people like Sheriff Kreinhop and Captain Hall are hyper-focused on fighting the proper treatment of inmates, they overlook the problematic manner in which they are denying the treatment. I’m just here to report it.

I am pleased with the result of my 5-day hunger strike. I never really felt sick or weak. I continued to work out during the strike. Actually, the main reason I ended my protest was because I did not have adequate access to a phone to stay in touch with my lawyer. In all, I lost 8.5 lbs. in 5 days, bringing my total weight loss to 26 lbs., while being housed in the DCLEC. If Prosecutor, F. Aaron Negangard chooses to waste Dearborn County taxpayer money on housing me in the DCLEC, I feel I owe it to myself and the taxpayers to get something positive out of it.

I was fortunate to get a warm welcome when I was transferred back to normal population. I was greeted with applause and well wishes as many have supported my efforts to improve human rights in the DCLEC. One inmate even informed me that my hunger protest made the local radio as a friend said they heard about my strike on Eagle 99.3. I hope Dearborn County is finally realizing that the good ol’boy system doesn’t work anymore and I’m here to report it.

Thanks for the support and please rest assured that my health and determination is fine. Stay tuned as Prosecutor Negangard has approached my Public Defender with a plea deal. I’ll keep you apprised of the situation. To contact me or my family, email us at

Possibly Another Judge

How far from Dearborn County do we have to go?

Friday, May 13, 2011

Unacceptable Medical Treatment

Dan 5/11/11 Medical Treatment that is Absolutely Unacceptable.

Today I attended my pre-trial hearing in Dearborn Superior Court II. Unfortunately, my public defender had to leave the courthouse because of a family emergency, so the hearing never took place. Instead I was left to sit, shackled, in one place for over a half an hour. As the DCLEC is well aware, I suffer from severe ADHD. The DCLEC is also aware that I am not being treated for my ADHD as the DCLEC will only allow me to take my Ritalin prescription in a manner that is against my doctor’s orders. The non-treatment of my severe ADHD left me very anxious and restless in court. Fortunately the hearing was postponed as I doubt that I would have been as mentally fit as I was prior to the DCLEC’s termination my ADHD treatment.

I.C. 35-42-2-8, Obstruction of delivery of prescription drugs states:

(b) a person who knowingly or intentionally physically interrupts, obstructs, or alters the delivery or administration of a prescription drug,

1) prescribed or ordered by a practitioner for a person who is a patient of the practitioner; and

2) without the prescription or order of a practitioner; commits interference with medical services, a class A misdemeanor

(c) However, an offense described in subsection (b) is:

1) a class C felony if it is committed by a person who is a licensed health care provider or licensed health professional.

(d) a person is justified in engaging in conduct otherwise prohibited under this section if the conduct was performed by:

1) a health care provider or licensed health professional who acted in good faith within the scope of the person’s practice or employment.

There is no question that the DCLEC has knowingly and intentionally physically interrupted and obstructed the administration of my Ritalin prescription and the DCLEC has been adamant in its efforts to alter my prescription dosage that was prescribed by my doctor, Dr. Doug Logan, of The Affinity Center. Any argument that the DCLEC doctor, Dr. Nadir Al-Shami, acted in good faith should fall on deaf ears as Dr. Al-Shami tried to alter Dr. Logan’s original prescription without performing any psychological testing, reviewing any medical records, and/or without contacting the prescribing doctor, Dr. Doug Logan. Dr. Al-Shami’s actions in altering my Ritalin prescription is no different than altering an inmate’s blood pressure medication without checking the inmate’s blood pressure or altering a diabetic’s insulin without testing the patient’s sugar level. Unfortunately, Dr. Al-Shami and the DCLEC are maliciously depriving me of the same quality of treatment that the DCLEC provides to inmates who suffer from more common medical conditions. Not only did Dr. Al-Shami and the DCLEC try to alter my prescription dosage but Dr. Al-Shami’s orders left gaps in treatment and would have made it impossible for me to sleep at night.

Due to the violations by Dr. Nadir Al-Shami and the DCLEC of I.C. 35-42-2-8, I am beginning a hunger strike on Thursday May 12, 2011 at 12:01AM. The hunger strike will continue until the DCLEC will allow me to take my Ritalin prescription as written by Dr. Doug Logan of The Affinity Center.

The issue at hand isn’t whether the DCLEC will allow me to take my Ritalin prescription, the issue is that the DCLEC refuses to allow me to take my prescription, as written by my doctor; which is based on scientific testing and study. Any attempt by the DCLEC to isolate me will only worsen my non-medicated condition and will be viewed as retaliatory action by the DCLEC because I decided to speak up about my medical rights. Please note that it is not necessary for me to meet with Dr. Al-Shami if Dr. Al-Shami and his alleged supervisor (per Sheriff Kreinhop) choose to continue to guess what they believe is a proper Ritalin dosage. Sheriff Kreinhop states that he spoke with Dr. Al-Shami’s supervisor and the supervisor claimed that Dr. Al-Shami’s recommended dosage was correct. Without testing and/or reviewing medical records, it is impossible to determine the appropriate dosing of a majority of medications, especially Ritalin.

Feel free to contact me with any question or concerns. A copy of this attachment will be posted on if the DCLEC and Dr. Al-Shami decide to continue to violate I.C. 35-42-2-8 by guessing about my proper medical treatment rather than differing to my treating professionals at The Affinity Center, where I have received treatment for ADHD for over 9 years.


Wednesday, May 11, 2011


Dan's public defender had a family emergency before the pre-trial hearing today and had to leave the courthouse immediately. We will know more about rescheduling sometime tomorrow.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Dangerous Dearborn County Elections

On August 18, 2009, Dearborn Circuit Judge James D. Humphrey ruled that I was no longer fit to exercise parenting time with my 3 & 5 year old daughters. Assuming that this isn’t your first visit to this blog, you are probably well aware that I strongly disagreed with Judge Humphrey’s ruling. You are also probably aware that I have expressed my opinions of Judge Humphrey on this blog as well as on a number of other public websites. As a citizen of the United States of America, one of our most fundamental rights is our right to vote officials in and out of office. The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution gives us our right to publicly voice our opinions of political candidates… that is unless you criticize the wrong elected official in Dearborn County, Indiana.

Dearborn County Prosecutor F. Aaron Negangard may be the first public official since before civil rights reformation to use a criminal prosecution to limit political speech regarding elected officials. Prosecutor Negangard is charging me with communicating a threat to Judge Humphrey in retaliation for Judge Humphrey’s adverse ruling in my case. First of all I can assure everyone that I never threatened an illegal act in retaliation for Judge Humphrey’s ruling. I have written extensively about the ruling. Why? Because we live in a democracy.

Prosecutor Negangard tries to trivialize my reasoning for writing about Judge Humphrey. Negangard wants people to believe that my criminal prosecution is justified because I criticized Judge Humphrey too much. Humphrey and Negangard were on the Republican ticket together last November. I spoke out against the Republican Candidate for Dearborn Circuit Court Judge, James D. Humphrey. Now Prosecutor Negangard is prosecuting me because I criticized his fellow party member too much and/or too often. What if the local Fox affiliated news station in Cincinnati wrote about my story? What if Channel 19’s Tricia Macke would have criticized Judge Humphrey for terminating my parenting time? Would Prosecutor Negangard bring charges against Tricia Macke and Fox 19? What if a judicial watchdog website would have criticized Humphrey? What if a Dearborn County voter spoke out “too” much against Negangard’s friend? What is most terrifying about these questions is that Dearborn County Prosecutor F. Aaron Negangard can, and will abuse his power as a county prosecutor to squash any potential political obstacle at his own discretion.

Dearborn County Prosecutor F. Aaron Negangard is going to do his best to demonstrate that a large quantity of my legal actions somehow, equal an illegal action. Prosecutor Negangard is setting a precedent that he will prosecute someone for speaking out against a political ally if Negangard determines that the criticism is too redundant or harsh.

So what is the lesson that Dearborn County residents should take from this blog? If Negangard successfully prosecutes me for political free speech, you probably should not criticize the candidate for county dog catcher because Negangard will prosecute you if the candidate is a friend of the Prosecutor. Negangard will tell you that I’m wrong. He’ll tell you that I just attacked Humphrey because Judge Humphrey ruled against me. The fact is, Dearborn County Prosecutor F. Aaron Negangard will say and do anything to protect a political ally. So I welcome all to attend my trial to see my lawyers and me fight to keep Dearborn County Prosecutor F. Aaron Negangard from trampling on democracy and First Amendment speech

Next court date: Pretrial hearing at 11am in the Dearborn county Courthouse, Wednesday, May 11th. Any comments, suggestions, or concerns can be emailed to

Thursday, May 5, 2011

When A Trust Becomes A Nightmare

A Cautionary Tale for Farmers and Others Considering Trusts and having Children, Especially Adult Children.

I’m 64, a retired teacher with a nice pension and I don’t have enough cash to pay my bills through May because my finances were caught up in my son’s divorce because of a trust.

I’m the beneficiary of a trust. There is now a lien on the trust because my son owes his ex $122,288.80 because the courts say he will inherit land when I die. That isn’t even true if the land were to be sold but Judge James D. Humphrey, Circuit Court, Dearborn County, seemed to skip over that part. The court order says my son has to pay her now. The trust says no money can be used from the trust to make such a payment. The bank regards the lien as applying to all of the property instead of just a part of the property. I can’t borrow any more money and I can’t sell any land because the title is not clear. I’m slowly sinking in debt that I could pay if the lien did not exist. I have no control over my financial future because Judge James Humphrey of the Dearborn County Circuit Court ruled, and then the Indiana Appellate Court agreed that the trust to which I am the only current beneficiary and which exists to take care of my needs for the rest of my life, doesn’t really mean that.

I would like to warn people in my age group and situation that the courts in Indiana seem to think this situation is perfectly acceptable. Your adult children can lose your personal financial well being in a divorce. It is absolutely unbelievable. I know your first reaction is to think I’m leaving something out. I am not. You will think this does not make logical sense. You would be correct. It makes no logical sense and yet Judge James D. Humphrey, Dearborn County Circuit Court thinks it does and the Indiana Court of Appeals agrees. So far I haven’t found anyone of any educational level, age or job level that hasn’t blurted out “that can’t happen” or “that’s not right” or “she shouldn’t be entitled to any of your money”. The trust is written so my sons have no ability to do anything with the land. They can’t sell, transfer, or borrow against any of the property. The trust states clearly that the value of the trust doesn’t have to remain in land. It could be sold and invested in something else. It could be lost in a bad investment. Right now it looks like it has the potential to be lost because I can’t keep making payments like I have for the 13 years since my husband’s death. I want to warn people to be extremely cautious before they sign their assets into a trust.

Again, I just want to make people aware of what can happen when you have a trust, adult children who are married and might get divorced and a judge who is willing to go against all reasoning just to punish someone who challenged authority (my son). The story is multifaceted but the bottom line is I’m out of operating cash and time is running out. I’m in danger of losing the farmland that my husband and I accumulated during our 28 years of marriage.

I have filed a Motion with the Ripley County Courts that is transferred to the Jefferson County Courts (Madison, IN), Judge Ted Todd. I asked for the entire divorce decree to be set aside because my due process rights were denied because I was not a party to this action. I did not get to defend my rights nor did I have the power to cross examine witnesses. There is federal case law to support this and the case law is clear that the statute of limitations does not run out in this situation. They countered with a Motion to Dismiss my Motion. They stated that this whole matter could be resolved if my son would pay his ex the money but that is impossible because he has no money. He is in the Dearborn County Law Enforcement Center and he has a public defender (see below). The court recognizes that he has no money. They also countered that the lien only applied to the land that is worth $122,288.80. They forgot to tell the Friendship State Bank about that because the bank maintains that the lien is against all of the property. The titles to the 241 acres and 2 houses are all under a cloud. Again, I cannot raise any cash. The Southeastern Indiana Title Company did the title search.

Although I’m pretty sure that this is a one of a kind case I’m attaching a link if anyone is interested in the court documents that I have referenced.

My oldest son is sitting in the Dearborn County Law Enforcement Center (Jail). He has been charged with 6 counts: intimidating a judge, intimidating witnesses(2), perjury, leaking grand jury information, and obstruction of justice. Judge Sally Blankenship of the Dearborn County Superior Court II set his bond at $500,000 surety and $100,000 cash. That would mean that he would have to come up with $150,000 just to get bonded out of jail. My son is a political prisoner making a statement for freedom of speech. By the way, after Judge Sally Blankenship set the excessive bail she disqualified herself from the case and asked the Chief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court to appoint a special judge. My son has no criminal record and never threatened anyone with anything except telling the truth about what was going on in Dearborn County. Dearborn County Prosecutor Aaron Negangard and his Special Crimes Unit (SCU) investigated my son for 17 months before they came up with these charges. A strange coincidence: Prosecutor Negangard sent my son a subpoena 5 days after my son heard back from the Indiana Supreme Court concerning a disciplinary complaint my son made against Prosecutor Negangard. It took the Supreme Court over 200 days to decide that there was not enough evidence for any action. Everything stems from my son’s internet writings. These folks seem to have a blatant disregard for freedom of speech. If you don’t have freedom of speech you don’t have any other freedoms either.

I’m attaching links to the documents and a gmail address if you have any questions or if I can help anyone. I have three reasons for posting this information: to help anyone avoid this bottomless hole I’ve fallen into because of the trust, the vindictive nature of the courts in this part of Indiana, and to let people know about my son’s situation in Dearborn County, Indiana.

Thanks for your time.

Sue Brewington

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