Ghetto Cowboy, a 22 yr old Arrested for 14th Time on Christmas Day.

Travis Merritt Arrested on Christmas. AKA Ghetto Cowboy has been arrested in Vigo County 14 times in the past 4 years.

Travis Merritt, 22, was arrested for public intoxication, disorderly conduct, and obstruction of traffic. He was released on his own recognizance Dec. 26th.

Travis Merritt “Breaking Bad” at 18…

Merritt’s arrest record in the Vigo County Jail dates when he was 18.

Feb. 4th, 2015 Burglary Arrest

On Feb. 4th 2015 Merritt was arrested for Burglary. He was released by the court on Feb. 6th 2015.

April 6th 2015 Merritt returned to the Vigo County Jail for auto theft, resisting law enforcement, and probation violation.

April 6th, 2015 Mugshot Auto theft, resisting law enforcement

October 15th, 2015 Travis was booked again into the Vigo County Jail for illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage and resisting law enforcement.

Merritt was back again Nov. 15th 2015 for violation of probation.

May 5th, 2017 auto theft and failure to appear

May 5th Arrest for auto theft, failure to appear

Sept. 18th 2017 Merritt was nabbed again for burglary, theft, and auto theft.

After another sentence with the DOC Travis was busted again March 10th 2019 for possession of meth, disorderly conduct, and public intoxication.

April 3rd, 2019 Merritt was arrested for Domestic Battery

April 3rd, Domestic Battery

Six days later Travis posed for another mugshot. On 4/9/2019 Merritt was booked into the the jail for invasion of privacy-violation of protective order, domestic battery.

Then on May 21st, 2019 Merritt was arrested for possession of meth, public intoxication, and disorderly conduct.

5/21/2019 Public Intoxication, Possession of Meth, Disorderly Conduct

Sept. 2nd, 2019 Merritt was booked for possession of meth, 2 count of domestic battery, and invasion of privacy.

The Sept. 2nd 2019 Mugshot for Meth and domestic battery features a longer spikey hair style and short scruffy beard.

October would see Travis back in county jail on 10/12/19 when he was picked up again for public intoxication and possession of a firearm by a felon.

Oct. 12th and the hair gel and clearasil have disappeared

Merritt got out of Jail on 11/4/2019 and was put back in jail on 12/5/2019 for failure to appear.

He was released on 12/20/2019 and was then arrested again Christmas Day 12/25/2019 for his latest offense.


God bless us one and all….

Merritt booked again on 3/10/20 for Pre-Trial

Merritt is due back in court on 3/26/20. He has been evaluated by community corrections which submitted it’s findings to the court on 3/20/20. He is now 23 and currently in the Vigo County Jail.


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