Criminal court case filings are dramatically increasing in Boone County. It’s possible by the end of the year filings may go up an astounding 93 percent since the beginning of 2015.
According to data produced by the Boone County Prosecutor’s office, the criminal caseload has increased in large chunks over the past 2-¾ years. Filings for 2015 came in at 1,320 cases, increased to 1,697 in 2016, and sit at 1,866 through the first nine months of 2017. More details in the Lebanon Reporter.