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Lanesville YouTuber is served with five new charges from Meade County after being extradited back to Kentucky


Chris Reiter

In October of last year, Chris Reiter and Tiffany Napier, of Lanesville, IN, were arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after causing a disturbance in the Meade County Circuit Court Clerk's Office and refusing to comply with the Meade County Sheriff's Chief Deputy when they were asked repeatedly to get the documents they were requesting and leave the facility. The couple had been verbally harassing the workers in that office prior to their arrest.


When they returned to Meade County on January 16 for their court hearing, Reiter was served court summonses for three new charges that included harassment, communication harassment and disseminating personally identifying information. These charges resulted from calls and videos he continued to make on his monetized YouTube account.


Then, on January 24, Reiter was arrested near his home in Lanesville by an Indiana State Trooper and taken to the Harrison County (IN) Detention Center to await extradition on new charges, including felonies, out of Meade County after Reiter continued to make threats and dox individuals in Meade County, despite facing multiple charges for those actions. Those new charges included intimidation of a participant in the legal process (a felony) and harassment.


Reiter has been in the Harrison County Jail since his arrest, refusing to sign extradition papers to Kentucky. Today, February 5, Reiter was finally extradited across the Ohio River to Kentucky. Before being taken to a detention center in Marshall County, KY, where he will be held due to his video attacks, threats and other offenses on the Jailer J.J. Scarborough, his daughter and Meade County Detention Center staff, Reiter was brought to Meade County first to be served with the five new charges before continuing his transport to the Marshall County Detention Center.


According to the complaint that levies the new charges, Reiter committed the offense of disseminating personally identifying information, in violation of KRS 525.085, when he "posted the physical address of Scarborough's minor child on a monetized YouTube channel after having been served with a criminal complaint (Case #24-M-00023) on 1/16/2024 for the same thing and against the peace and dignity of the Commonwealth of Kentucky." In that video, Reiter urged people to come to that address, which he posted along with a picture of the house and said he would be waiting in his underwear.


The second charge alleges that Reiter committed the offense of intimidating a participant in the legal process, in violation of KRS 524.040, when "by reposting (Scarborough's) minor child's address on a monetized YouTube channel a day after being served with a criminal complaint (case #24-M-00023) on 1/16/2024, with the intent to intimidate Scarborough and his minor child who are both witnesses and victims in the aforementioned case."


The third charge levies another felony offense of intimidating a participant in the legal process when Reiter "by creating and posting a picture of Scarborough on monetized YouTube channel in a KKK outfit on 01/20/24. The KKK, being one of the oldest and one of the most well-known hate groups in America, Scarborough feels these photos were created and posted to social media as a direct threat to Scarborough and to incite violence as well as influence his testimony in an active case against Reiter." These photos were photoshopped by Reiter and placed Scarborough's face onto another picture of someone in a KKK outfit that Reiter took from the internet.


The fourth charge is another disseminating personally identifying information that stems from a detention center staff member being violated when Reiter, "after being served with a criminal summons the day before for the same charge, posted the staff member's personal phone number on his monetized YouTube channel again knowing it was the staff member's personal phone number and against the peace and dignity of the Commonwealth of Kentucky."


The fifth new charge against Reiter is for harassment. The staff member states "that the (Reiter) was well aware the number he posted on YouTube channel again on 1/17/2024 was the (staff member's personal phone number) and feels the defendant did so to annoy the affiant with no legitimate purpose and against the peace and dignity of the Commonwealth of Kentucky."


Reiter now faces 10 charges in Meade County alone, a couple of which are felonies. This story will be updated as this case continues to develop.




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J Mo
J Mo
6 days ago

This article tells blatant lies. If asking someone, who just made the clerk deny you basic services for exercising journalism.. simply asking the name of the public official that did that... if that's harassment and verbal abuse then I'm ready to die for freedom.

It is only made worse by the officer saying he'll delete the evidence ie their videos.

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Joey Simpson
Joey Simpson
13 févr.

JJ should be held accountable for what he’s said as an elected public official on the YouTube channel of a stolen valor career felon who’s suspected of murder, not to mention charges for doxxing as well on that same channel

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Joey Simpson
Joey Simpson
06 févr.

Anyone ever wonder if any of these inmates are being paid for these woodworking items that JJ sells using their labor? How about some receipts for those?

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Paul Morrow
Paul Morrow
06 févr.

lol he put all his crimes on his you tube channel. just can not get any easier

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Nun ya Biz
Nun ya Biz
29 févr.
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it seems odd that an elected jailer would allow his crimes to be published on YouTube

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rococo.sultana.0a
06 févr.

Couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy 😉

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