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Father of 13-year-old Arrested on Charges of Child Molestation
April 22, 2016

During the late evening hours of Thursday, April 21, 2016 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in Stone Creek Subdivision off Seib Road to investigate a report of child molestation.... READ MORE

Burglar Apprehended inside Dove Chapel Church
April 21, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a suspect after responding to a report of a burglary at Dove Chapel Full Gospel Baptist Church located at 4420 Nurrenbern Road.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Deputy Accompanies his Father on Honor Flight
April 17, 2016

Sheriff Dave Wedding paid his respects to a group of veterans this past Saturday who took part in the Honor Flight of Southern Indiana.... READ MORE 

VCSO Investigating Robbery at Mariner Drive MotoMart
April 11, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early morning robbery that occurred at the MotoMart gas station located on Mariner Drive near Lynch Road and Oak Hill Road.... READ MORE

VCSO Career Academy Accepting Applications
April 07, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the 2016 Career Academy.... READ MORE

Sheriff’s Office Patrol Vehicle Struck by Drunk Driver at the Scene of I-64 Tractor-Trailer Crash
April 02, 2016

On Saturday, April 02, 2016 at 4:35 a.m. the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a tractor-trailer crash on Interstate 64.... READ MORE

Join the VCSO at the Guns and Hoses IX Charity Boxing Event April 09, 2016
April 01, 2016

A message from Sheriff Dave Wedding....

Over the past nine years the 911 Gives Hope Guns and Hoses event has raised over $750,000 to benefit children with disabilities in our community.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office Unveils New Bicycle Patrol Program
April 01, 2016

On Friday, April 01, 2016 at 2:00pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office held a press conference at the University of Southern Indiana to announce a new Non-Motorist Safety program.... READ MORE

Woman Arrested after Committing Perjury
March 30, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a woman after she perjured herself on the witness stand.... READ MORE

Phone Scam: Fake FBI Agent Conducting Investigation
March 26, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of telephone fraud involving a caller claiming to be an FBI Agent.... READ MORE

DUI Checkpoint and Saturation Patrols Planned around St. Patrick's Day
March 16, 2016

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership will conduct a sobriety checkpoint along with saturation patrols throughout.... READ MORE 

Crash on I-69 near Green River Road Results in Fatality
March 11, 2016

On Friday, March 11, 2016 at approximately 6:15am the Evansville Police Department responded to the area of I-69 west of S. Green River Road upon report of fatal single vehicle collision. Officers determined that the crash occurred outside the city limits and called for assistance from the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office.... READ MORE 

Arrests Made after Shooting at Angel Mounds
March 05, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 20-year-old Michael Lynn Alexander Jr. of Princeton after he fled the scene of a shooting at Angel Mounds. Mr. Alexander’s accomplice, 22-year-old Kendra Corrallen Pritchett of Evansville, was arrested by the Indiana State Police.... READ MORE

March Dangerous & Impaired Driving Enforcement Blitz Begins
March 03, 2016

During a news conference earlier today, representatives of the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership (which includes the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and the Evansville Police Department) along with the Indiana State Police announced details about and answered questions related to the upcoming statewide March Dangerous and Impaired Driving Enforcement Blitz.... READ MORE

Two Arrested on Charges Involving Narcotics Dealing and Child Neglect
March 01, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office has arrested two suspects on charges of Narcotics dealing. Mr. Damien Shrode and Mr. Zachary Pribble were taken into custody on Saturday, February 27, 2016.... READ MORE

Northside Man Charged with Rape and Criminal Confinement
February 23, 2016

On Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 1:25pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office arrested Mr. Michael Vernon Loveless on charges including rape and criminal confinement.... READ MORE 

VCSO Detective to Receive Recognition for Performance
February 22, 2016

On Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 10:00 AM the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office will host a ceremony for Detective Sergeant Nathan Sugarman. The Sheriff's Office inmate communications provider, Telmate, has selected Sgt. Sugarman to receive it's Hero Award.... READ MORE

VCSO Regional Jail Officers Course Graduates 14 New Officers
February 17, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office graduated fourteen (14) new confinement officers from the Indiana Law Enforcement Basic Jail Officers Course this past Friday, February 12th, 2016.... READ MORE

Residents Cautioned about Thefts from Vehicles
February 16, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of car break-ins that have occurred in several residential areas in Vanderburgh County.... READ MORE

Hit and Run Pursuit Suspects in Custody
February 11, 2016

The hit and run suspect who fled from a sheriff’s deputy yesterday is now in custody.... READ MORE

North Side Serial Commercial Burglary Suspect in Custody
February 10, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a serial burglar believed to be responsible for a series of commercial burglaries reported within the northern area of Vanderburgh County as well as Gibson County.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office Announces Passing of K-9 Ajax
February 08, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office annouces passing of K-9 Ajax.... READ MORE


 

Indiana Sheriffs' Association Scholarship Program Accepting Applications
February 05, 2016

The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association will again be awarding college scholarships to qualified high school seniors or college students who are pursuing a degree in criminal justice studies.... READ MORE

Celebrate Responsibly this Super Bowl
February 04, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and the Evansville Police Department, in partnership with the Governor’s Council on Impaired & Dangerous Driving and the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI), would like to remind all Indiana motorists to celebrate this year’s Super Bowl responsibly by driving sober and safe.... READ MORE

Early Morning Crash Results in Arrest of Intoxicated Motorist
January 31, 2016

On Sunday, January 31, 2016 at approximately 3:53am, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of N. St. Joseph Avenue and Glenview Avenue upon report a vehicle crash involving injury.... READ MORE

Intoxicated Motorist Causes High Speed Crash
January 28, 2016

On Thursday, January 28, 2016 at approximately 12:11 a.m. the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to W. Diamond Avenue near St. Joseph Avenue in reference to a motor vehicle crash with injuries involving two vehicles.... READ MORE

VCSO Confinement Officers Trading in their Uniforms for those of the EPD
January 23, 2016

Three Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office confinement officers will soon be trading in their uniforms for those of the Evansville Police Department.... READ MORE

Overnight Interstate Crash Results in Two Deaths
January 22, 2016

On Thursday, January 21, 2016 at approximately 11:10pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to the area of I-69 at mile marker 13 south of Boonville New Harmony Road upon report of a head-on collision.... READ MORE

Florida Armed Robbery Fugitive Arrested
January 21, 2016

On Thursday, January 21, 2016 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office arrested a fugitive from Florida who was wanted on armed robbery charges.... READ MORE

Intoxicated Motorist Seriously Injured During Crash
January 18, 2016

On Sunday, January 17, 2016 at approximately 7:51 pm, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Big Cynthiana Road near Schmitt Road upon report a vehicle crash involving entrapment.... READ MORE

Be Aware of Common Tax Scams this Tax Season
January 11, 2016

Tax season provides the ideal opportunity for scam artists to prey on unsuspecting tax payers.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office Reminds Motorists to Take Precautions for Icy Monday Morning Commute
January 10, 2016

Evansville Vanderburgh Central Dispatch reported 40 crashes and vehicle slide offs within Vanderburgh County and the City of Evansville today. Sheriff Dave Wedding would like to remind motorists that the majority of our local roadways are still slick. Please allow more time for travel and reduce your speed. Don't attempt to drive without thoroughly removing the ice from your vehicle windows. Please take your time as you leave your home and watch your step. Extra deputies have been assigned to assist motorists who run into trouble during the Monday morning commute.

VCSO Delivers Canned Goods to Food Pantry
January 06, 2016

On Tuesday, January 06, 2016 members of the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office delivered over 2,500 canned food items to the St. Vincent de Paul Society Food Bank.... READ MORE 

Intoxicated Wrong Way Driver Crash Results in Injuries
January 06, 2016

On Tuesday, January 05, 2016 at approximately 8:52 pm, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Diamond Avenue and St. Joseph Ave for an accident with injuries.... READ MORE

Deputies Execute Search Warrant during Explosives Investigation
December 22, 2015

At approximately 6pm on 12/21/2015, Deputies received information that Dr. Joseph L. Rayburn was in possession of various chemicals and materials that could be used in the construction of explosive devices.....READ MORE

Sheriff and County Government Leaders Attend Appreciation Luncheon
December 21, 2015

Sheriff Dave Wedding and local county government leaders attended an appreciation luncheon today.... READ MORE

VCSO Rings Bells for Red Kettle Campaign
December 19, 2015

Members of the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office volunteered to raise money for the Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign this Saturday.... READ MORE 

Arrests Made in Home Invasion and Armed Robbery
December 17, 2015

Vanderburgh County Deputies responded to a report of a home invasion robbery at The Highland Hills Apartments at 2119 hours on December 14th, 2015..... READ MORE

 

 

Phone Scam: Fake Deputy US Marshal Claims Victim Missed Jury Duty
December 15, 2015

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office has received a report of telephone fraud involving a caller claiming to be a Deputy US Marshal.... READ MORE

Fugitive Felon who Previously Eluded Capture Now in Custody
December 12, 2015

On Tuesday, December 08, 2015 the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force developed information that wanted fugitive Kenneth J. Jones was in the tri-state area.... READ MORE

Drunk Driver Charged with Dealing LSD and Marijuana
December 10, 2015

On Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 3:40am the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Mill Road and Folz Road upon report of a vehicle stalled in the roadway.... READ MORE

Sheriff’s Office gets New Android App for Mobile Devices
December 09, 2015

iPhone users have already been able to connect with the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office on their mobile devices. Now users of the popular Android OS can get in on the experience.... READ MORE

Kids enjoy Christmas Shopping with members of the Sheriff's Office
December 08, 2015

On Tuesday, December 08, 2015, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office put on their annual “Christmas with the Kids” program.... READ MORE 

VCSO Prepares for Christmas with the Kids
December 03, 2015

On Tuesday, December 08, 2015, members of the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will participate in their annual “Christmas with the Kids” program.... READ MORE 

Eight Vehicles Involved in Crash at USI
December 02, 2015

On Wednesday, December 02, 2015 at 1:53am the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and USI Public Safety responded to a report of a vehicle crash at the University of Southern Indiana.... READ MORE

New Inmate Communications Technology Unveiled at Jail
December 01, 2015

On Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Sheriff Dave Wedding announced the installation of a new inmate communications system at the Vanderburgh County Confinement Center.... READ MORE

Sobriety Checkpoint Results for Saturday, November 21, 2015
November 22, 2015

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, November 21, 2015 in the 5000 block of East Virginia Street near Tennis Lane.... READ MORE

Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for this Weekend
November 19, 2015

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership will conduct a sobriety checkpoint this Saturday, November 21, 2015.... READ MORE

16-year-old Killed by Train
November 18, 2015

On Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 6:34pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of US 41 and Old State Road upon report of a pedestrian having been struck by a locomotive.... READ MORE

Safe Family Travel Enforcement Begins Today
November 13, 2015

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership will be out in force this month as part of the annual statewide “Safe Family Travel” seatbelt and drunk driving enforcement campaign.... READ MORE

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