Couple looking for girlfriend
The homeowners walked around the house but did not find anyone inside, and went back to bed. When deputies interviewed Ricketts later, he reportedly told them he was walking around and looking for his girlfriend Monday night when he heard “voices” that led him to Laubscher Road and into the lake.“Ricketts said he swam for several hours and then went and sat on the patio chairs,” deputies wrote in a probable cause affidavit.
He allegedly opened the doggie door into the house several times, saying he heard the dogs barking and saw them walking in and out of the door.
One of the residents told deputies she woke up in the middle of the night when she heard their dogs barking. Ricketts allegedly told the couple he was swimming in a nearby lake, looking for his girlfriend.
She saw their front door was open, even though the door was rarely used and always locked. The homeowners said he admitted to walking into their house as well.
Braxton Mc Kelvy, 3, cools off his cousin, Sadie Winsett, with a fan-driven misting contraption as she and her Midwest Astros teammates wait for their next tournament game in Boonville, Ind., Saturday afternoon, July 20, 2019.
Maybe you have a mutual friend in common or your exes are now together.Ricketts told deputies he did not go into the house, although he allegedly told the residents he had gone inside.After talking to the homeowners, Ricketts walked away to the side of the road, where the deputies met him.Wadlington would have turned 19th, Wednesday, but was killed July 26, while attending a party at Thomason's Banquet Hall in Henderson, Kentucky.Competitors in the boiled egg competition hustle towards a table filled with eggs at the Livestock Barn Olympics at the 2019 Vanderburgh County Fair Monday afternoon.
Mariah Williams, 14, right, reacts as she successfully snatches one of the remaining spoons during an intense game of Spoons with 13-year-old Kaleb Baehl, right, and a handful of other 4-H participants while passing time during the 99th annual Vanderburgh County Fair at Vanderburgh County 4-H Center in Evansville, Ind., Friday afternoon, July 26, 2019.