Judge overturns conviction of Russell Taylor, key witness in Jared Fogle’s case

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Russell Taylor, the former head of Jared Fogle’s Jared Foundation, is set to get a new trial. Federal Judge Tanya Walton Pratt granted Taylor’s request to vacate his conviction and plea deal on the grounds of ineffective counsel. Taylor was sentenced to 27 years in December 2015 after pleading guilty to producing […]

Expert says any charges against Jared Fogle could take days or weeks

ZIONSVILLE, Ind. (July 8, 2015) – As many questions remain unanswered surrounding the FBI raid at the home of suspended Subway spokesman Jared Fogle, one cyber crimes expert says it could be days or weeks before those questions are answered. The cyber crimes investigator, who is not involved in the case, told FOX59 that 11 hours is a […]

Cyber crimes investigators serving search warrants each week on child porn predators

UPDATE: Prosecutors say Michael Sermersheim entered a plea deal in Jan. 2017, which calls for an eight-year executed sentence on four counts of child exploitation, each a Level 5 Felony.  INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 22, 2105) – Cyber crimes investigators with the Indiana State Police say they’ve been serving at least one search warrant per week on […]

State police urges parents to join fight against child porn

INDIANAPOLIS – One day after the executive director of a children’s foundation was arrested for child porn charges, Indiana State Police is urging Hoosier parents to talk to their kids about the crime. On Wednesday, police arrested 43-year-old Russell Taylor. He led The Jared Foundation, a group started by Subway spokesman Jared Fogle which works […]

Disturbing new details released of child porn, bestiality allegations against Indianapolis man

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (May 1, 2015)– Court documents reveal more disturbing allegations into the case involving the now former head of the Jared Foundation, 43-year-old Russell Taylor. In addition to the child porn and child exploitation investigation, now police are looking into claims Taylor was involved with bestiality. Taylor allegedly sent several lewd text messages to […]

Executive director of Jared Foundation arrested on child pornography, exploitation charges

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind (April 29, 2015)– There’s trouble at the top for a central Indiana-based foundation started by Subway spokesman and Indiana native Jared Fogle. The executive director of the Jared Foundation, 43-year-old Russell Taylor, is behind bars, preliminarily charged with child exploitation, possession of child pornography, and voyeurism. Taylor was arrested today at his home […]

Unique electronic detection K9 sniffs his way through Jared Fogle’s house

HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. (July 9, 2015)– Federal investigators spent roughly 11 hours Tuesday searching the home of former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle. FBI sources confirm that the search is linked to an ongoing child pornography investigation. While dozens of agents from federal, state and local departments went in and out of Fogle’s Zionsville home, there was one […]