Laurel Man Charged With Multiple Felonies

Posted On June 16, 2017

By Travis Thayer

(Laurel, Ind.) – A Laurel man has been arrested and charged with multiple felonies.

The Laurel Police Department, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and Indiana State Police responded to the 200 block of East Commerce Street in Laurel on Thursday after multiple tips and other related offenses were reported.

It was there that authorities served a search warrant at the home of Michael L. Fields.

Following the search, Fields, 42, was arrested and charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Felon (Level 4 felony), Possession of a Syringe (Level 6 felony), and Intimidation (Level 6 felony). He was also charged with Strangulation (Level 6 felony) and Domestic Battery (Class A misdemeanor) from a related incident.

Fields was transported to the Franklin County Security Center.