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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

Man Arrested after Firing Handgun during Halloween Party
November 01, 2015

A Halloween party came to an abrupt end last night when, in an attempt to persuade party-goers to leave, a man discharged handgun into the ceiling of a house.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office Offers Halloween Safety Advice
October 30, 2015

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will be closely monitoring the residential areas of Vanderburgh County outside of the Evansville City limits this Halloween.... READ MORE

Sheriff’s Office K-9 Apprehends Stalking Suspect
October 29, 2015

On Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 9:00am a resident of Ridgewood Estates returned home and noticed the gate to her backyard was open.... READ MORE

Law Enforcement Explorer Post Open House
October 28, 2015

Today Sheriff Dave Wedding announced plans for the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office to host a Law Enforcement Explorer Post 82 Open House and Recruitment Night.... READ MORE

Sheriff’s Office Rescues Woman at Courthouse
October 23, 2015

On Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 3:00pm a visitor to the Vanderburgh County Superior Court experienced what was initially thought to be a diabetic episode, but the woman quickly lost consciousness and went into cardiac arrest.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office Conducts 13th Annual Domestic Violence Sweep
October 21, 2015

On Wednesday, October 21, 2015 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office worked simultaneously with agencies from across the country in an effort to arrest persons with outstanding warrants for family violence and domestic related issues.... READ MORE

Early Morning Vehicle Pursuit Ends in Crash
October 17, 2015

On Saturday October 17, 2015 at approximately 2:08 A.M. a Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office deputy attempted to stop a 2004 Ford pickup truck near the intersection of the Lloyd Expressway and St. Joseph Avenue.... READ MORE

VCSO Hosts Students for 16th Annual Eighth Grade Junior Achievement Job Shadow Event
October 16, 2015

On October 16, 2015, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office participated in the 16th Annual Eighth Grade Junior Achievement Job Shadow Event....READ MORE

VCSO Recognition Ceremony
October 16, 2015

On Monday, October 19th, 2015, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will host a ceremony to recognize the accomplishments of several employees; a retirement; and to swear-in two new deputy sheriffs....READ MORE

Help the Sheriff's Office Identify these Theft Suspects
October 06, 2015

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office is seeking your help to identify these theft suspects.... READ MORE

West Side Nut Club Fall Festival begins Monday
October 04, 2015

The 94th annual West Side Nut Club Fall Festival begins Monday, October 05, 2015.... READ MORE

VCSO visits USI Wellness Fair and Junior Achievement Career Exploration Day
September 30, 2015

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office visited the University of Southern Indiana Wellness Fair and the Public Education Foundation Career Exploration Day on Wednesday, September, 2015.... READ MORE 

Wanted Burglar Apprehended by Sheriff's Office K9
September 29, 2015

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force have arrested a residential burglar that was being sought by the Evansville Police Department.... READ MORE

VCSO Regional Jail Officers Course Graduates 9 New Officers
September 29, 2015

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office graduated nine (9) new confinement officers from the Jail Officers Course this past Friday, September 25th, 2015.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office Investigating Early Morning Residential Arson
September 27, 2015

On Sunday, September 27, 2015 at approximately 5:14am the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a residential structure fire at 1845 Belmar Lane in Westbrook Mobile Home Court.... READ MORE

Friday, September 25, 2015 Sobriety Checkpoint Results
September 26, 2015

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Friday, September 25, 2015.... READ MORE

Don't Fall for Harvest Season Hazards
September 24, 2015

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

Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for the last Weekend in September
September 23, 2015

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

Fatal Crash on Old Henderson Road
September 23, 2015

On Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 1:04pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle crash in the 15,000 block of Old Henderson Road.... READ MORE

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