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Beware of Porch Pirates this Holiday Season
November 28, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office is cautioning residents about "porch piracy".... READ MORE

Sobriety Checkpoint Results for Wednesday, November 23, 2016
November 24, 2016

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Wednesday, November 23, 2016.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office Investigating Shooting in Key West Estates
November 22, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred in a west side residence early this morning.... READ MORE

Don't Wreck Your Thanksgiving: DUI Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday
November 22, 2016

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 in support of a nationwide 'Safe Family Travel' drunk driving enforcement campaign.... READ MORE

Drunk Driver Flees Crash after Seriously Injuring Juvenile
November 19, 2016

On Saturday, November 19th at 1:10am the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to 8901 Old State Road in reference to a motor vehicle crash with injuries.... READ MORE

K-9 Deputy Arrests Fleeing Felon with the Assistance of Bystander
November 17, 2016

On Wednesday, November 15, 2016 at approximately 2:20pm a K-9 deputy assigned to the Joint Drug Task Force observed a Toyota Camry traveling on Maxwell Avenue near Kentucky Avenue.... READ MORE 

Residents Cautioned about Thefts from Vehicles
November 15, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office would like to make residents aware of a crime trend that our Criminal Investigations Section has been tracking. Since the beginning of November, thieves have been targeting unsecured vehicles and removing property.... READ MORE 

Alcohol a Factor in Early Morning Crash
November 11, 2016

On Friday, November 11, 2016 at approximately 3:16am the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to North Posey County Line Road in reference to a motor vehicle crash with injuries.... READ MORE

Upcoming “Safe Family Travel” Enforcement
November 10, 2016

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership will be increasing patrols this November and December as part of the annual statewide “Safe Family Travel” seatbelt and drunk driving enforcement campaign.... READ MORE 

School Bus Struck while Unloading Students
November 03, 2016

On Thursday, November 03, 2016 at approximately 3:00pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a crash involving a school bus on Old State south of Knollview Drive..... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office Offers Halloween Safety Advice
October 29, 2016

This Halloween the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will be closely monitoring the residential areas of Vanderburgh County outside of the Evansville City limits. Sheriff’s deputies will be watching for unsafe, mischievous and suspicious activity.... READ MORE 

Recognition Ceremony to be Held on Monday
October 28, 2016

On Monday, October 31, 2016 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will host a ceremony to recognize the accomplishments of several deputies and confinement officers as well as swear-in of two, new deputy sheriffs.... READ MORE

Illicit McCutchanville Gun Sale Ends in Attempted Murder
October 28, 2016

On Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 7:21pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an armed robbery with shots fired at a residence on Longiron Drive in Eagle Crossing subdivision off Petersburg Road.... READ MORE

Phone Scam: Fake Kidnappers Demand Money
October 17, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of telephone extortion. The victim tricked into believing a family member had been kidnapped and was being held for ransom.... READ MORE

Intoxicated Motorist Runs from Sheriff's Office Only to be Stopped by his Passenger
October 15, 2016

An intoxicated motorist wanted on a felony warrant fled from a sheriff's deputy, but his flight was cut short by the actions of his passenger.... READ MORE

Off-Duty Sheriff's Deputy Arrests Armed Robbery Suspect
October 13, 2016

An off-duty Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office deputy is being credited with the arrest of an armed robbery suspect who was being sought by the Evansville Police Department.... READ MORE

Don't Fall for Harvest Season Hazards
October 10, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind motorists to exercise caution on our county roadways as fall harvest season gets underway.... READ MORE 

Man Apprehended after Stealing a Truck near Airport
October 08, 2016

On Friday, October 07, 2016 at 11:48 pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to Rudd Equipment in response to a stolen vehicle in progress report.... READ MORE

Multiple Drug Dealing Suspects Arrested after Two Separate Vehicle Pursuits
October 06, 2016

On Wednesday, October 05, 2016 at approximately 2:00 pm sheriff’s deputies and Evansville police officers assigned to the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Joint Drug Task Force attempted to stop a vehicle believed to be carrying a shipment of crystal methamphetamine.... READ MORE

Law Enforcement Explorer Post Open House
October 05, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will host a Law Enforcement Explorer open house and Recruitment Night on Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 at 6 p.m.... READ MORE

Phone Scam: Fake Sheriff's Deputy Claims Victim Missed Jury Duty
October 03, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office has received multiple reports of attempted telephone fraud involving a caller claiming to be a Sheriff's Deputy.... READ MORE

West Side Nut Club Fall Festival begins Monday
September 30, 2016

The 95th annual West Side Nut Club Fall Festival begins Monday, October 03, 2016. The weeklong event has been an Evansville tradition since 1921. The festival occupies over four city blocks and will feature food, rides, music, pageants, contests and parades.... READ MORE

VCSO Regional Jail Officers Course Graduates 10 New Officers
September 27, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office graduated ten (10) new confinement officers from the Indiana Law Enforcement Basic Jail Officers Course this past Friday, September 23, 2016. Officers from Knox, Perry, Warrick and Vanderburgh counties completed the Basic Jail Officer's Course.... READ MORE

Residential Alarm leads Deputies to Two Arrests for Dealing Marijuana in excess of 10 pounds
September 23, 2016

On Thursday, September 22nd at 7:23 PM, Deputies were dispatched to 412 Gun Powder Lane in reference to a residential burglary alarm. Upon arrival, deputies conducted an investigation which resulted in two arrests for Dealing Marijuana over 10 Pounds, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Possession of....READ MORE

 

 

Pedestrian Killed after Crash on Boonville New Harmony Road
September 20, 2016

On Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at approximately 5:00am the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of W. Boonville New Harmony Road and Gilles Lane upon report of a pedestrian struck by a pick-up truck.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office Child Seat Inspection Clinic and Bicycle Safety Rodeo
September 19, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office will operate a free Child Seat Inspection Clinic this Thursday from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm in support of Child Passenger Safety Week. Deputies from the Sheriff's Office bicycle patrol will also be on hand to answer questions about bicycle safety.... READ MORE  

Home Burglar Apprehended Leaving Old Petersburg Place Early Sunday Morning
September 18, 2016

On Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 5:14am the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to an address on Greendale Drive within Old Petersburg Place subdivision in reference to suspicious circumstances.... READ MORE

Woman Arrested for Burglarizing a Home in Western Vanderburgh County
September 15, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has arrested an Evansville woman for the burglary of a residence that occurred in late August in western Vanderburgh County.... READ MORE

Murder Suspect from Hopkinsville Arrested
September 15, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man wanted on a murder warrant out of Hopkinsville, Kentucky.... READ MORE

Driver Cited after Striking Student at School Bus Stop
September 07, 2016

On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to a crash on Oak Hill Road in which a student was struck by a passing motor vehicle at a school bus stop.... READ MORE

Two Crashes Hospitalize Three this Labor Day
September 05, 2016

Two separate crashes sent three individuals to the hospital with serious injuries this Labor Day.... READ MORE

Convicted Felon Arrested after Firing a Stolen Handgun at Off-Duty Police Officers
September 02, 2016

On Friday, September 02, 2016 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office arrested a convicted felon who fired a handgun at two off-duty Evansville police officers.... READ MORE 

Convicted Felon Arrested after Firing Handgun during Domestic Assault
September 01, 2016

On Thursday, September 01, 2016 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office arrested a convicted felon who allegedly battered and threatened a female with a handgun.... READ MORE 

Man Arrested after Beating and Pepper Spraying his Pregnant Girlfriend
August 29, 2016

On Monday, August 29, 2016 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man allegedly who beat and pepper sprayed his pregnant girlfriend as she drove on US 41.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office Receives Award from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
August 29, 2016

The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute has presented the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office and the Evansville Police Department with a certificate of appreciation from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.... READ MORE

Sobriety Checkpoint Results for Saturday, August 27, 2016
August 28, 2016

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, August 27, 2016.... READ MORE

DUI Checkpoint Planned for this Weekend
August 25, 2016

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on August 27, 2016 in support of a nationwide 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' drunk driving enforcement campaign.... READ MORE  

Motorcyclist Critically Injured during Crash on US 41 at Old State Road
August 22, 2016

On Monday, August 22, 2016 at approximately 5:04am the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office and Scott Township Fire Department responded to the intersection if US Highway 41 and Old State Road upon report of crash involving a motorcycle. Upon arrival deputies found a motorcycle lying in the middle of US 41 fully engulfed in flames.... READ MORE

Armed Robbery at Alpine Apartments Leads to Three Arrests
August 19, 2016

On Monday, August 15, 2016 at 10:32pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to the Alpine Apartments at 6011 New Harmony Road in reference to an armed robbery in progress.... READ MORE

Wanted Felon Arrested for Criminal Confinement during Traffic Stop
August 15, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office, the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force and the Evansville-Vanderburgh Joint Drug Task Force have arrested a wanted felon on charges of criminal confinement, firearms possession and narcotics dealing charges.... READ MORE

Fatal Crash on US 41 at Hillsdale Road
August 14, 2016

 On Sunday, August 14, 2016 at approximately 4:47pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to the intersection if US Highway 41 and E. Hillsdale Road upon report of crash involving three motor vehicles.... READ MORE

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Enforcement Begins Today
August 12, 2016

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership will be participating in the annual nationwide 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' drunk driving enforcement campaign.... READ MORE

Intoxicated Motorist Leads Deputies on Early Morning Chase
August 11, 2016

Shortly before 2:00 AM on Thursday, August 11, 2016, Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s deputies were in the area of Allens Lane and Grove Street investigating a narcotics complaint. While in the area the deputies noticed a light colored Ford Taurus parked strangely in the middle of the roadway. After spotting the presence of the deputies, the driver fled at a high rate of speed with two other occupants inside the vehicle....READ MORE

Cell Phone Distraction Crash Results in Serious Injuries to Ejected Passenger
August 06, 2016

On Saturday, August 06, 2016 at 12:27pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to the 8100 block of Darmstadt Road near Mohr Road in reference to a motor vehicle crash involving an ejected occupant.... READ MORE

Area Law Enforcement Agencies Prepare for School Traffic Safety Enforcement
August 05, 2016

On Friday, August 05, 2016 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office, Evansville Police Department and Indiana State Police held a joint news conference at North High School to announce increased Back to School traffic enforcement.... READ MORE

Habitual Traffic Violator Arrested after Vehicle Pursuit
August 04, 2016

On Thursday, August 04, 2016 at 6:44pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office attempted to stop a black 1972 Pontiac Trans Am in the North Park area of Evansville's north side..... READ MORE

Teacher Arrested for Child Solicitation
August 04, 2016

On Wednesday, August 03, 2016 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office arrested an Evansville Lutheran School teacher on charges of Child Solicitation.... READ MORE

Vanderburgh Confinement Officer Receives Award from Indiana Sheriffs’ Association
July 25, 2016

Sheriff Dave Wedding, Chief Deputy John Strange and Confinement Sergeant Dave Guetling attended the 86th annual Indiana Sheriffs’ Association (ISA) Training Conference in Indianapolis this past weekend.... READ MORE

2016 Vanderburgh County 4H Fair begins Monday
July 22, 2016

The 96th annual Vanderburgh County 4H Fair gets underway this Monday, July 25, 2016..... READ MORE

VCSO Detectives Receive US Attorney's Award
July 22, 2016

On Thursday, July 21, 2016, VCSO Detectives, Randy Chapman and Dave Anson, received the US Attorney's Award for their involvement in the arrest and conviction of Elmer Floyd Wiman. Wiman committed an armed robbery on March 17, 2015 at the Heritage Federal Credit Union located at 331 East Boonville-New Harmony Rd.

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