A former Terre Haute city councilman has been arrested on nearly a dozen counts of invasion of privacy. 43 year old Richard F. “Rich” Dunkin of Rosedale is accused of harassing a woman and violating a protective order.
The alleged victim says that Dunking harassed her by phone and text and threatened to have her electricity shut off and not make payments on the house so it would go into foreclosure.
A trial date is set for September 4th.
Dunkin was released from jail on his own recognizance and was told not to have the person named in the protective order. Dunkin, served two terms on the City Council before losing a primary bid in May 2011, when he sought a third four-year term.