Parke County—This morning around 10:00, Indiana State Police served a Parke Circuit Court search warrant at the Cabins at Hobson Farms located at 8801 North Henley Road, Marshall, IN. During a search of the business, detectives seized various documents related to the investigation.
Arrested: Royden Hobson, age 61, of the address
Charge: One count of Taxation-Failure to Remit Taxes Held in Trust (Level 6 felony)
The Parke County Prosecutor’s Office notified the Indiana State Police in June of this year about the alleged violation(s). Over the course of the nearly two month investigation, information arose alleging Royden Hobson, since 2014, failed to pay his inn keeper’s tax to the County of Parke.
Hobson was incarcerated in the Parke County Jail on $10,000 bond.
The case was investigated by ISP Detective Brian Maudlin. Assisting were ISP Detective Don Anglin, Master Trooper Gary Winters, and the Parke County Prosecutor’s Office.
Under the Law, criminal charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.