Terry J. Record , a 26-year-old attorney for the Indiana Department of Health and former Daniels' campaign worker, has been charged with driving while intoxicated and causing an automobile collision which claimed the life of 47-year-old Jimmy Cash last night. Record has been charged with a Class C felony and his bond has been set at $100,000. Record reportedly had several drinks at Brad's Brass Flamingo strip club before climbing into his BMW and driving through a red light at the intersection of Southeastern and Pleasant Run Parkway. The Star quotes Record as saying of the man he had just killed, "I hope the guy has insurance to fix my car."
The man accused in a fatal drunken driving crash last night is a lawyer for the Indiana Department of Health, records show.
Police arrested Terry J. Record, 26, on a preliminary charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death in a crash that killed Jimmy R. Cash, 47, near Southeastern Avenue and Pleasant Run Parkway about 9:30 p.m. Sunday, according to police records.
Record, 2600 block of North Meridian Street, was held this morning in the Marion County Jail with bond set at $100,000.
Record is an attorney who works for the state Department of Health, according to Indiana Supreme Court records. Record was admitted to the bar in October, records show.
Record was driving a red 2000 BMW that collided with a 1978 Ford F-150 pickup driven by Cash, police said. Witnesses told police they saw the BMW run a red light, according to the report.Record told officers he had consumed four medium sized drinks at Brad’s Brass Flamingo prior to the crash. Record told officers that the pickup truck’s driver caused the crash, police said, and stated: “I hope the guy has insurance to fix my car.”
Record refused to take a breath test. Police obtained a warrant and drew two vials of Record’s blood to test for alcohol, according to the report.
Terry J. Record is completing his final year of law school at Indiana University School of Law at Bloomington, with an emphasis on litigation. Dedicated to his local legal community, Record is an active member of the American Bar Association (Law Student Division), Phi Alpha Delta International Legal Fraternity, Christian Legal
Society, the Public Interest Law Foundation, and the Federalist Society. Admitted to
practice law under Indiana Admissions & Discipline Rule 2.1(a), his experience in both private and public practice under has led him to post a successful 6-1 trial record, encompassing both felony and misdemeanor bench trials. Prior to attending law school, he earned his Bachelor of Arts from the College of Arts and
Sciences at Indiana University – Bloomington in History and Political Science, with a Minor in West European Studies.
Hired by Harry Gonzo of Ice Miller to serve as a paid staff member of the 2004 Mitch Daniels for Governor Campaign, Record has long been connected with the landscape of Indiana politics. When not preparing for class, he assists in the preparation of cases for trial for the Hon. David Powell, Prosecuting Attorney
for Greene County, and drafts constituent letters for review by Rep. Mike Sodrel.