After gummy pack goes empty, toddler accuses parents of theft

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute toddler has accused his parents of stealing his gummy snacks on the way home from shopping. It happened on Sunday when two-year-old Alex Essex and his parents, Chris and Ami made a grocery trip to Meijer. According to Ami, if they pick up gummy snacks while shopping … Continue reading After gummy pack goes empty, toddler accuses parents of theft

Toddler busted trying to use fake ID

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute toddler is facing punishment after his parents say he tried to buy juice with a fake ID. It happened Saturday at Meijer. According to parents, two-year-old Alexander Essex tried to pass his father’s ID off as his own. He was allegedly trying to buy massive amounts of … Continue reading Toddler busted trying to use fake ID

Toddler busted pooping on the playground

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute toddler is under fire for allegedly pooping at an elementary school playground. Parents say the incident happened Saturday evening at Dixie Bee Elementary School on the city’s south side. Two-year-old Alex Essex was accused of going to a different part of the playground, away from his parents … Continue reading Toddler busted pooping on the playground

Potato Head busted out of jail by Woody impersonator

VIGO COUNTY, (FTN) - We have developing news in the case against a spud that faked his own death. Police told FTN that Mr. Potato Head has busted out of jail. Head was arrested last week after he was accused of faking his own death. One-year-old Alexander Essex.was initially charged with the murder. Police say … Continue reading Potato Head busted out of jail by Woody impersonator

Mr. Potato Head charged with faking his own death; attacked by accused killer

VIGO COUNTY (FTN) - A Vigo County murder investigation took a strange twist Wednesday afternoon. Last month, FTN first told you about a Mr. Potato Head that was found dead in a makeshift construction site. Police charged one-year-old Alexander Essex in Head’s death. FTN has learned Head has now been charged for faking his own … Continue reading Mr. Potato Head charged with faking his own death; attacked by accused killer

Investigation underway after photo of legless toddler posted on social media

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A pair of local parents insist their child still has a leg after a photo appears to show it was cut off. The photo was taken Monday morning in a southern Vigo County apartment. The photo shows one-year-old Alex Essex stuck between his wall and a tricycle. “It was just … Continue reading Investigation underway after photo of legless toddler posted on social media

Overnight blanket theft leads to domestic dispute

COLUMBIAVILLE, Mich. (FTN) - Police in Michigan responded to a Columbiaville home after reports of a domestic situation. It happened just before 3:00 a.m. Sunday. Witnesses told police they heard a toddler begin to cry. That toddler was later identified as three-year-old Donald Smith. Police quickly arrived on the season. After an investigation officers say … Continue reading Overnight blanket theft leads to domestic dispute

Police ask for your help after Michigan toddler loses sippy cup

COLUMBIAVILLE, Mich. (FTN) - Police in Michigan are investigating after a sippy cup has gone missing. The investigation started Tuesday in Columbiaville. According to witnesses, one-year-old Lars Smith was last seen with the cup. The witness, who police say is Smith’s brother said he last saw the toddler run by with the cup, but wasn’t … Continue reading Police ask for your help after Michigan toddler loses sippy cup

Toddler under investigation for debit card theft

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (FTN) - A Terre Haute toddler is under investigation after allegedly stealing his mother’s debit card. That boy is one-year-old Kieran Orpurt. The investigation started at Book-a-Million in Terre Haute. The toddler’s mother, Christine told FTN when she went to pay for her items at the book store, she couldn’t find her … Continue reading Toddler under investigation for debit card theft