News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 2, 2013

Brazil man arrested for robbery, battery

Staff Report
The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — An elderly Clay County woman sustained serious injuries from a beating on Saturday at her Brazil residence, authorities said.

The Brazil Police Department responded to a battery complaint at the residence and discovered the woman had serious injuries from a battery.

Based on a description the woman gave of her assailant, police arrested John Daniel Pastrick, Jr., 39, Brazil, as he was walking nearby.

He is charged with burglary with a deadly weapon resulting in serious injury. It is a class-A felony, police said.

Pastrick is being held at the Clay County Justice Center on a $100,000 bond with no 10 percent allowed, police said.