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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.

SCAM ALERT: Traffic Ticket Violation Email
July 14, 2016

The Sheriff's Office has received reports of a targeted email scam involving fake notices of traffic violations.... READ MORE

Man Arrested after Threatening his Wife with a Shotgun
July 11, 2016

On Sunday, July 10, 2016 at 7:36pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to 7500 Oakhill Road in reference to a suicidal person with a gun.... READ MORE

Bicyclist Struck by Motorist on Covert Ave
July 06, 2016

On Tuesday, July 05, 2016 at approximately 10:00pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to the area of Covert Avenue and Seasons Ridge Boulevard upon report of a vehicle crash involving a bicyclist.... READ MORE

Convicted Felon Arrested for Threatening Couple with a Shotgun
July 03, 2016

On Sunday, July 03, 2016 at 2:40am the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to an address on Gary Drive in Pleasant Ridge Mobile Home Park in reference to a reported person with a gun.... READ MORE

Sobriety Checkpoint Results for Saturday, July 02, 2016
July 03, 2016

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, June 02, 2016.... READ MORE

Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for 4th of July Weekend
July 01, 2016

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership will conduct a sobriety checkpoint this weekend.... READ MORE

Drive Safe and Sober this Fourth of July
June 30, 2016

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership, the Governor’s Council on Impaired and Dangerous Driving and the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute would like to remind all Indiana motorists to celebrate the Fourth of July responsibly by driving safe and sober.... READ MORE

Can you Identify the Burglary Suspect in this Video?
June 29, 2016

On Tuesday, June 28, 2016 the McCutchanville Baseball Park concession and maintenance buildings on Petersburg Road were burglarized. The burglary was captured on video and the public's help is being sought to help identify the suspect..... READ MORE 

Fireworks: Know the Law for a Safe and Legal Fourth of July
June 27, 2016

The Fourth of July is fast approaching and many area residents are stocking up on bottle rockets, sparklers and firecrackers. We've summarized Indiana's Fireworks Laws below so that you can stay safe and legal this Independence Day.... READ MORE

Alcohol a Factor in Crash that Hospitalized Three
June 25, 2016

On Saturday, June 25, 2016 at approximately 7:08pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to South Weinbach Avenue north of the I-69 overpass upon report of a vehicle crash involving injury.... READ MORE

Can you Identify the Vehicle Break-in Suspect in this Video?
June 23, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying the vehicle break-in suspect shown in this video.... READ MORE

Suspicious Postal Packages Lead to Drug Dealing Arrest
June 23, 2016

On Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office detectives assigned to the Joint Drug Task Force arrested Mr. Christopher David Darnell on charges related to drug dealing. The investigation began after a United States Postal Inspection Service inspector alerted our office to a series of suspicious shipments addressed to Mr. Darnell.... READ MORE

Early Morning Crash on US 41 Results in Fatality
June 17, 2016

On Friday, June 17, 2016 at approximately 1:21am the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to the area of US Highway 41 at Volkman Road upon report of fatal vehicle crash.... READ MORE

Man who Repeatedly Burglarized Elderly Woman's Home Arrested
June 14, 2016

On Tuesday, June 14, 2016 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office arrested a burglar believed to be responsible for repeatedly breaking into an elderly woman’s home while she slept.... READ MORE

Group of Car Burglars Arrested
June 12, 2016

On Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 4:20am the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in Crown Ridge subdivision upon report of an attempted vehicle break-in.... READ MORE

Can you Identify the Fraud Suspects in this Photo?
June 08, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying these three fraud suspects.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office Announces Passing of K-9 Hunter
June 07, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office announces the passing of K-9 Hunter.... READ MORE

Convicted Sex Offender Arrested for Sexual Misconduct with Minor
June 06, 2016

On Monday, June 06, 2016 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office arrested a convicted sex offender on new charges related to his sexual misconduct with a minor.... READ MORE

VCSO Jail Officers Course Graduates 8 New Officers
June 06, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office graduated eight (8) new confinement officers from the Indiana Law Enforcement Basic Jail Officers Course on Monday, June 06, 2016.... READ MORE

Can you Identify the Burglary Suspect in this Video?
June 06, 2016

On Saturday, June 04, 2016 at 9:41pm Epperson Veterinary Services on N. US 41 was burglarized.  The burglary was captured video and the public's help is being sought to help identify the suspect.... READ MORE

New DNA Technique Helps Secure Narcotics Conviction
June 04, 2016

Thanks in large part to a newly developed DNA analysis technique; on Friday, May 03, 2016 Mr. Dugniqio Dishay Forest was convicted in Vanderburgh Superior Court on charges related to the possession of crack cocaine inside of the Vanderburgh County Jail.... READ MORE

Scooter Suspect Sought for Impersonating a Police Officer
June 01, 2016

During the early morning hours of Tuesday, May 31, 2016 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to Westbrook Trailer Park in reference to an individual impersonating a police officer..... READ MORE

Driver Trapped after Baseline Road Crash
May 31, 2016

On Monday, May 30, 2016 at 7:55pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to the 2900 block of West Baseline Road in reference to a motor vehicle accident with reported injury.... READ MORE

Memorial Day Weekend Activity Report
May 30, 2016

Selected Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office activity for the 2016 Memorial Day weekend is shown below.... READ MORE

Home Improvement Fraud often arrives with Summer
May 27, 2016

So far this year we've had no reports of any home improvement fraud occurring. The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office would like to keep it that way.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office to hold Recognition Ceremony
May 27, 2016

On Wednesday, June 1, 2016 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will host a ceremony to recognize the accomplishments of several deputies as well as swear-in one new deputy sheriff.... READ MORE

Phone Scam: Fake Deputy US Marshal Claims Victim Missed Jury Duty
May 26, 2016

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

Satellite Television Salesmen Suspected of Stealing Prescription Medication
May 26, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is investigating reports of prescription drug theft believed to have been committed by satellite television service salesmen.... READ MORE

Seat Belt Enforcement to be Stepped up on Monday
May 22, 2016

Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement continues throughout May, but a special saturation patrol is planned for Monday evening.... READ MORE

Suspicious Man Reported in West Side Subdivision
May 17, 2016

On Tuesday, May 17, 2016 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a suspicious person report at a residence on Cherry Hill Drive in the Willow Acres Subdivision located on the county’s west side.... READ MORE

Intoxicated Motorist Causes Overnight Power Outage in Carrington Meadows
May 15, 2016

On Saturday May 14, 2016 at approximately 10:54pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to the 13000 block of Petersburg Road upon report a vehicle crash involving a utility pole.... READ MORE

Sobriety Checkpoint Results for Friday, May 13, 2016
May 14, 2016

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Friday, May 13, 2016 near the intersection of NW 2nd Street and S. 3rd Avenue.... READ MORE

Burglary Suspects Lead Deputies on Pursuit
May 14, 2016

On Friday, May 13, 2016 at 9:38pm deputies with the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office were in the area of Upper Mt. Vernon Rd. Avenue and Tekoppel Avenue following up on a residential burglary report.... READ MORE

Detectives Attend Homicide Investigations Training
May 13, 2016

This week, detectives from around the region attended a homicide investigations training course put on by the International Homicide Investigators Association.... READ MORE

Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for this Weekend
May 12, 2016

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership will conduct a sobriety checkpoint.... READ MORE

Intoxicated Motorist Injures Two Passengers
May 11, 2016

On Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at approximately 9:39 pm, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a single vehicle crash on Diamond Avenue involving multiple injuries.... READ MORE

Confinement Officer Apprehends Man Breaking into his Vehicle
May 07, 2016

On Saturday, May 07, 2016 at 1:44am an off-duty Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office confinement officer apprehended a suspect trying to break into his personal vehicle.... READ MORE

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