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Sex and Violent Offender Operation Nets Arrests

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office, Indiana Department of Correction, Evansville Police Department and the United States Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force took part in a sex and violent offender verification detail on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of this week.... READ MORE

Shaved Ice Stand Robber Arrested

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred on July 19, 2015 at the St. Joe Shaved Ice stand.... READ MORE

Phone Scam: Fake Sheriff's Deputy Claims Money is Owed to Court

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

Road Rage Involving a Handgun Results in Arrest

On Monday, July 20, 2015 at 3:49pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Pearl Drive in reference to a report of suspicious circumstance involving a person possibly armed with a gun.... READ MORE

Deputy Sheriff Applications Accepted Only Until Friday

This is the final week to turn in pre-applications for the 2015-2017 Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Sheriff Candidate Pool.... READ MORE

Knife Wielding Man Robs St. Joe Shaved Ice

On Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 3:48pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to St. Joe Shaved Ice at 2640 N. St. Joe Avenue in reference to a robbery.... READ MORE

Wanted Felon Arrested after Barricading Apartment

For the last month the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office had been searching for Mr. Christopher James Norman.... READ MORE

Preparations Underway for 2015 Vanderburgh County 4H Fair

The 95th annual Vanderburgh County 4H Fair gets underway this Monday, July 20, 2015.... READ MORE

July 10, 2015 DUI Checkpoint Results

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Friday, July 10, 2015.... READ MORE

Multiple Suspects Arrested during Evansville-Vanderburgh Drug Task Force Round Up

In November of 2014 detectives assigned to the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Drug Task Force began conducting controlled buys of crack cocaine from several suspects.... READ MORE

Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for this Weekend

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

Burglars Arrested after Stealing Firearm

On Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 2:52 pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to 14000 Lutterbach Road in reference to a residential burglary alarm.... READ MORE

Drive Safe and Sober this Fourth of July

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

Man Arrested for Attempted Murder in Home Invasion

On Wednesday, July 01, 2015 at 11:24pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to 2005 Westbrook Boulevard in reference to a subject being stabbed multiple times.... READ MORE

VCSO Begins 2015 Deputy Sheriff Applicant Process

Pre-applications for the 2015-2017 Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Sheriff Candidate Pool are now available online.... READ MORE

Drug Dealer Robbed at Gunpoint

On Friday, June 26, 2015 at 1:19 PM the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Pollack Avenue and South Green River Road in reference to an armed robbery involving a handgun.... READ MORE

Sheriff’s Office Vehicle Struck Overnight on I-64

On Friday, June 26, 2015 at 12:20 am, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of I-64.... READ MORE

"Choose Your Ride" Vehicles Unveiled Today

The Evansville Police Department and the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office want you to choose your ride carefully if you have been drinking.... READ MORE

Know the Law: Fireworks

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

Motorist Arrested after Brandishing a Handgun

On Monday, June 15, 2015 at approximately 1:49pm a motorist called 911 to report the driver of a white Pontiac Grand Prix had brandished a handgun.... READ MORE

Sex Offender Arrest

The Sheriff’s Office and US Marshal’s service arrested a wanted sex offender from Quachita County, Louisiana on June 08, 2015..... READ MORE

Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office Career Academy

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office’s annual Career Academy is underway this week. This is the 16th year for the Career Academy.... READ MORE

Fatal Crash

On Sunday, June 7, 2015 at approximately 3:52 PM deputies were dispatched to University Parkway and State Route 66 in reference to a vehicle that had gone off the roadway... READ MORE

Man Arrested after Molesting Girl At Sleepover

During the early morning hours of Thursday, June 04, 2015 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in Keystone Subdivision to investigate a report of child molestation.... READ MORE

Student Raises Money for Sheriff's K-9's

Chief Deputy John Strange recently accepted a $120 donation on behalf of the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office’s K-9 program from Bricelynn Shields of McCutchanville.... READ MORE

VCSO and ISP preparing for Rural Roadway Aggressive Driver Enforcement

Of the thirty-three fatal crashes that have occurred in Vanderburgh County over the last two years, 70 percent took place outside the city limits of Evansville. A joint enforcement effort conducted by the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office and the Indiana State Police aims to reduce that number.... READ MORE

May 2015 Honor Flight

Sheriff Dave Wedding and World War Two veteran Tony Neumann visited the National Mall and Memorial Parks this past Saturday courtesy of Southern Indiana Honor Flight.... READ MORE

Indiana Sheriffs' Association Awards Scholarships to Students from Vanderburgh County

Sheriff Dave Wedding presented scholarship awards to two students from Vanderburgh County this morning.... READ MORE

Employee at McDonald's Arrested after Threatening to Shoot Co-Workers

A disagreement this past Memorial Day between two employees at the McDonald's located on US 41 at E. Mt. Pleasant Road culminated in an arrest for intimidation.... READ MORE

Man Stops by Sheriff’s Office to Confess Plan to Manufacture Methamphetamine

On Thursday, May 21, 2015 at approximately 11:30 am, Mr. Kelly Travis Adkins visited the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office Command Post and asked to speak with a sheriff’s deputy.... READ MORE

Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for this Weekend

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

Arrest Made In Overnight Home Invasion

On Saturday, May 09, 2015 at 3:09am the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a home invasion burglary in the 10000 block of Oglesby Drive.... READ MORE

Teen Drivers will Sharpen their Skills at VCSO Rule the Road Event

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI) will be conducting a teen driver safety event called “Rule the Road” on Thursday, May 07, 2015.... READ MORE

VCSO Regional Jail Officers Course Graduates 8 New Officers

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office graduated eight (8) new confinement officers from the Jail Officers Course this past Friday, April 24th, 2015.... READ MORE

VCSO and Memorial High School students conduct Seat Belt Surveys

On Friday, April 24, 2015 students from Reitz Memorial High School assisted the Sheriff’s Office in conducting seat belt use surveys.... READ MORE

Pedestrian Critically Injured in Crash

On Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at approximately 2:39pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2000 block of Koring Road in reference to a single vehicle collision involving a pedestrian.... READ MORE

Join the VCSO tonight at the Guns and Hoses VIII Charity Boxing Event

A message from Sheriff Dave Wedding.... READ MORE

Man Arrested after Pointing a Gun during Road Rage Incident

On Thursday, April 09, 2015 at 7:47am the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to Midas at 2811 N. St Joseph Avenue in reference to a man pointing a gun.... READ MORE

VCSO Career Academy Accepting Applications

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the 2015 Career Academy. The academy will take place from Monday, June 08 through Friday, June 12, 2015.... READ MORE

Alcohol a Factor in Single Vehicle Crash

On Monday, April 06, 2015 at 1:14pm the Sheriff's Office responded to the area of Upper Mount Vernon Road and Tree Top Lane upon report of a vehicle crash with injuries.... READ MORE

Sheriff’s Office Vehicle Struck by Drunk Driver

On Sunday, April 05, 2015 at approximately 11:40pm, a Sheriff’s Deputy advised central dispatch that he was involved in a traffic accident on N. Green River Road near Morgan Centre Drive.... READ MORE

Arrest Made in Fatal University Parkway Crash

On Thursday, April 02, 2015 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office arrested Mr. Michael Gann on charges of Operating a Motor Vehicle while Intoxicated Causing Death as a Level 4 Felony.... READ MORE

Two Seriously Injured after DUI Related Crash

On Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at approximately 6:07pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 4000 block of Old Henderson Road in reference to a crash with a vehicle on fire.... READ MORE

VCSO and EPD Receive Rural Roadway Enforcement Grant

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership will be participating in Indiana’s 2015 Rural Demonstration Project.... READ MORE

Alcohol a Factor in Three Separate Overnight Crashes

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is investigating three separate overnight crashes, all believed to be the result of drunk driving.... READ MORE

March 27th, 2015 Sobriety Checkpoint Results

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Friday, March 27, 2015 at W. Franklin Street and N. Lemcke Avenue.... READ MORE

Wanted Felon Captured after Vehicle Pursuit and Foot Chase

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office and Evansville Police Department arrested a wanted felon after a vehicle pursuit.... READ MORE

DUI Checkpoint Planned for this Weekend

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

Sheriff's Office Holds Recognition Ceremony

On Monday, March 23, 2015 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office held a ceremony to recognize the accomplishments of several deputies as well as swear-in two new deputy sheriffs.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office to hold Recognition Ceremony on March 23rd

On Monday, March 23, 2015 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will host a ceremony to recognize the accomplishments of several deputies as well as swear-in two new deputy sheriffs.... READ MORE

Driver Carrying a Quarter Ton of Marijuana Flees from Deputy

Just before midnight on Monday, March 16, 2015 a Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Deputy noticed a suspicious vehicle in an industrial area located on the north side of Evansville.... READ MORE

Suspect Quickly Apprehended after Robbing Credit Union

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to an armed bank robbery today at the Heritage Federal Credit Union in Darmstadt.... READ MORE

Wrong Way Driver Crash Kills One

On Saturday, March 14, 2015 at approximately 10:34pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to University Parkway north of the Lloyd Expressway in reference to a motor vehicle crash with injuries.... READ MORE

Fleeing Sex Offender Apprehended by Sheriff’s K-9

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office apprehended a wanted sex offender on Saturday, March 14, 2015.... READ MORE

Deputy Tony Toopes Receives Government and Public Service Award

Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Deputy Tony Toopes received an award tonight at Leadership Evansville’s 20th annual Celebration of Leadership.... READ MORE

Fake IRS Phone Message Scam Returns

A phone scam similar to one first reported by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) has hit Vanderburgh County once again.... READ MORE

Operation "Blast" Traffic Safety Enforcement is Underway

During a news conference held at F.J. Reitz High School earlier today, representatives of the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership announced details about an upcoming aggressive driving and impaired driving enforcement program called Opertaion "BLAST".... READ MORE 

Overnight Crash Results in Injury to Driver

On March 04, 2015 at 09:47pm the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a vehicle in a creek near Meskar Park Drive and W. Diamond Avenue.... READ MORE

Chief Deputy Strange appointed to the Board of Directors for the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association

Chief Deputy John Strange has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association.... READ MORE

New School Resource Law Enforcement Vehicles Unveiled

Originally, seven new Jeep Wranglers were provided by Audubon Chrysler for use by the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and the Evansville Police Department.... READ MORE

School Bus Struck by SUV

On Friday, February 20, 2015 at 8:42am, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a crash involving a school bus at Winding Way and Rode Road.... READ MORE

Intoxicated Motorist Strikes House

On Friday, February 20, 2015 at 2:32am, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a crash on State Road 65 (Big Cynthiana Road) near the intersection of Orchard Road.... READ MORE

Indiana Sheriffs meet at State Capitol

Sheriff Dave Wedding recently met with Indiana Legislators at the state capitol building in Indianapolis.... READ MORE

Arrest Made in Pedestrian Crash

The Sheriff’s Office has arrested the driver of the motor vehicle involved in the serious bodily injury crash that occurred in the 4400-block of Upper Mount Vernon on Wednesday, February 11, 2015.... READ MORE

Pedestrian Crash Leaves Unidentified Victim

The Sheriff’s Office is investigating a serious bodily injury crash that occurred during the early morning hours of Wednesday, February 11, 2015.... READ MORE

Phone Scam: Fake IRS Agent Threatens Arrest

A phone scam similar to one first reported by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) last March has once again hit Vanderburgh County.... READ MORE

Overnight Crash Sends SUV Into a Lake

On Saturday, January 31, 2015 at approximately 10:45pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a submerged vehicle off of Big Cynthiana Road.... READ MORE

VCSO Regional Jail Officers Course Graduates 19 New Officers

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office graduated nineteen (19) new confinement officers from the Jail Officers Course this past Friday, January 16, 2015.... READ MORE

Early Morning Pursuit Spans Three Counties

On Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 0055 hours the Sheriff's Office attempted to stop a silver Chevy Malibu on Hwy 62 at the University Parkway.... READ MORE

Burglary Ring Uncovered: Arrests Made

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has arrested three individuals in connection with a series of residential and commercial burglaries.... READ MORE

Theft Ring Exposed: $1.5 Million in Heavy Equipment Recovered

In a news conference today the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office, Evansville Police Department, Warrick County Sheriff’s Office and the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office announced details concerning an ongoing joint investigation.... READ MORE

Are You and Your Family "Ice Aware"?

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office wants you and your family to be "Ice Aware" this winter.... READ MORE

Intoxicated Motorist Causes Two Crashes Overnight

On Tuesday, January 06, 2015 at approximately 10:55 pm, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Diamond Avenue and Detroy Road for an accident with injuries....  READ MORE

Murder Suspect from Evansville Apprehended in Louisville

The Southern Indiana U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force arrested a suspect wanted on murder charges today.... READ MORE

Fatal New Year’s Day Crash

On Thursday, January 01, 2015 at 1:24am the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle crash on US Hwy 41 at Waterworks Road.... READ MORE

Two Drivers Injured during Overnight Head-On Crash

On Sunday, December 28th, 2014 at 10:03 PM, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to 3730 S. Posey County Line Rd. in reference to a motor vehicle crash with injuries.... READ MORE

VCSO and ISP Arrest Wanted Sex Offender

Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Deputies and Indiana State Police Troopers assigned to the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force arrested a wanted sex offender last night.... READ MORE

VCSO Receives Equipment Grant from the Vanderburgh Community Foundation

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office recently received an equipment grant from the Vanderburgh Community Foundation.... READ MORE

VCSO Rings Bells for Red Kettle Campaign

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

"Karing for Kids" Christmas Shopping Outing

Sheriff's deputies recently took a group of Oak Hill School students to Walmart to shop for Christmas presents.... READ MORE

Operation ELF is Coming to Town!

If you are speeding this holiday season, that glowing red light behind you is probably not Rudolph pulling a sleigh. Santa knows if you’ve been speeding, he knows if you have drank, he knows if you’ve been bad or good, so buckle up for goodness sake!... READ MORE

High Speed Crash Kills Two on US 41

On Thursday, December 11, 2014 at approximately 7:20 pm, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash at the intersection of US Hwy 41 and Mt. Pleasant Road.... READ MORE

Phone Scam: Fake Sheriff's Deputy Claims Money is Owed

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

Kids enjoy Christmas Shopping with members of the Sheriff's Office

On Tuesday, December 09, 2014, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office put on their annual “Christmas with the Kids” program.... READ MORE

Drug Dealing Arrest on USI Campus

On Monday, December 08, 2014 at approximately 12:20 pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a narcotics complaint at 826-B Melton Lane off of Mahrenholz Road on the campus of the University of Southern Indiana.... READ MORE

VCSO works annual Santa Clothes Club Telethon

On December 7th, 2014 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office manned the phone bank the annual Santa Clothes Club Telethon held at Washington Square Mall.... READ MORE

Operation ELF Campaign Begins Today

Representatives of the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership (which includes the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and the Evansville Police Department) and the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI) announce details about Operation ELF (Eliminate Local Fatalities) Holiday Aggressive Driving and Seatbelt Enforcement Campaign.... READ MORE

VCSO gets ready for Christmas with the Kids

On Tuesday, December 09, 2014, members of the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will participate in their annual “Christmas with the Kids” program.... READ MORE

Motorcyclist Killed on State Road 65

On Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 1:11pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to State Road 65 (also known as Big Cynthiana Road) and Nisbet Road in reference to a single vehicle motorcycle crash.... READ MORE

VCSO and EPD make Auto Theft Arrests

On Friday, November 28, 2014 at 3:24am the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office located a stolen vehicle in the parking lot of Wal-Mart on S. Red Bank Road.... READ MORE

Sobriety Checkpoint Notification: Don't Wreck your Thanksgiving

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership will conduct a previously planned Sobriety Checkpoint on.... READ MORE

Driver Injured after Crashing and Overturning Vehicle on Seven Hills Road

On Saturday, November 22, 2014 at approximately 1:40 am, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Seven Hills Road near Old State Road 57 upon report of an accident with injury.... READ MORE

Phone Scam involving Fake Message from the IRS

A phone scam similar to one first reported by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) last March has hit Vanderburgh County.... READ MORE

VCSO and ISP Arrest an Armed Wanted Felon after Vehicle Pursuit

Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Deputies and Indiana State Police Troopers assigned to the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force arrested an armed wanted felon Thursday night following a short pursuit.... READ MORE

"Safe Family Travel" Traffic Enforcement Begins this Weekend

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

Arrests Made after Victim Struck Repeatedly with a Handgun

On Sunday, November 09, 2014 at approximately 6:30 pm, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2000 block of Evanston Drive in reference to an assault involving a weapon.... READ MORE

Armed Felon who Fled from Henderson Authorities Arrested by Sheriff's Office

A Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Deputy assigned to the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force arrested a felon who had earlier fled from Henderson authorities.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Deputies Trained to Administer Anti-Overdose Drug

Emergency rooms, paramedics and emergency medical technicians have been using an anti-overdose drug called Narcan since it was first developed in the 1960's.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office Offers Halloween Safety Advice

Tonight, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will be closely monitoring the residential areas of Vanderburgh County.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office and U.S. Marshals conduct Sex and Violent Offender Verification detail

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force conducted a Sex and Violent Offender Verification detail today.... READ MORE

County Road Closure Requests now Processed Online

Today, Sheriff Dave Wedding announced the official launch of the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office online “Road Closure Request” form.... READ MORE

Sheriff Dave Wedding attends Honor Flight Homecoming

Sheriff Dave Wedding got the chance to pay his respects to a group of World War II veterans this past Sunday.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office to Hold Recognition Ceremony

On October 31st, 2014, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will host a ceremony to recognize.... READ MORE

Juvenile Arrested after Shooting a School Bus with an Air Rifle

On Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 1513 hours the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Rodenberg Avenue and N. Elm Avenue in reference to an Evansville Vanderburgh County School Corporation school bus having been vandalized.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office Participates in 12th Annual Domestic Violence Sweep

On Wednesday, October 22, 2014 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

Drug Dealer's Shoes Donated to Clothing Bank

A shooting investigation that led to a drug dealing conviction has resulted in the forfeiture of a stash of designer footwear.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office to Open a Burdette Park Field Office

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will open a west side field office at Burdette Park.... READ MORE

Crash Results in a Passenger being Thrown from Vehicle

On Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at approximately 2:30 pm, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash at the intersection of North Green River Road and Boonville-New Harmony Road involving three vehicles.... READ MORE

Overnight Traffic Accident Results in Injuries

On Monday, October 06, 2014 at approximately 1:16am, deputies were dispatched to the intersection of St. Joseph Avenue and Diamond Avenue for an accident with injuries.... READ MORE

West Side Nut Club Fall Festival begins Monday

The 93rd annual West Side Nut Club Fall Festival begins Monday, October 06, 2014.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office attends USI Health and Wellness Fair

Representatives from the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office attended the University of Southern Indiana Health and Wellness Fair on Wednesday, October 01, 2014.... READ MORE

Arrests Made in Death of Infant

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has arrested the parents of a one-month old male infant who died as a result of neglect.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office Investigating Death of Infant

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of an infant.... READ MORE

Law Enforcement Explorer Post Open House

Sheriff Dave Wedding announced today that the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will host a Law Enforcement Explorer Post #82 Open House and Recruitment Night on Wednesday, October 1, 2014.... READ MORE

Confinement Officer Training School Begins Today

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that a new Confinement Officer Training School began today.... READ MORE

Inmate Dies at Confinement Center

On Sunday, September 21, 2014 at approximately 12:15pm an inmate at the Vanderburgh County Confinement Center was discovered unresponsive.... READ MORE

Tell a Police Officer Thank You Day

Today, Saturday, September 20, 2014, is the inaugural, “Tell a Police Officer 'Thank You' Day".... READ MORE

Intoxicated Teenage Motorist Strikes Patrol Car

On Thursday, September 18, 2014 at approximately 4:30 am, a Sheriff’s Deputy advised central dispatch that he was involved in a traffic accident on S. Green River Road near Bellemeade Avenue.... READ MORE

Sheriff’s Office Using New Technology to Identify Gang Activity

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has begun using a new technology within the confinement center designed to help identify and track gang activity.... READ MORE

Parole Violator leads Deputies on an Early Morning Pursuit

A man with an active parole violation warrant led deputies on an early morning pursuit.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office attends Safe Kids event

On Friday, September 05, 2014 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office attended Safe Kids Safety Day for Grandparents at Eastland Mall.... READ MORE

Two Overnight Crashes Result in Injuries

Two separate crashes occurring during the evening hours of Wednesday, September 3rd have resulted in injuries.... READ MORE

2nd annual 911 Gives Hope Appreciation Day

This past Saturday, Sheriff Dave Wedding attended the 2nd annual 911 Gives Hope appreciation day.... READ MORE

August 31st Sobriety Checkpoint Results

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and the Evansville Police Department conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Sunday, August 31, 2014.... READ MORE

Sobriety Checkpoint Notification

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership will conduct the second of two previously planned Sobriety Checkpoints on.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office attends Women's Equality Day Event

Sheriff Dave Wedding attended the Women's Equality Day luncheon today.... READ MORE

Man Arrested after Pointing a Gun at a Sheriff's Deputy

On Monday, August 25, 2014, a Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Deputy was working off-duty at the Washington Square Mall. The deputy observed a man, later identified as Mr. Jacob A. Beliles, jump over the counter of the closed Couzin`s Fish & Chicken restaurant.... READ MORE

Top Dogs: Sheriff's Office K-9's Qualify for National Competition

Four members of the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit recently returned from the United States Police Canine Association dog trials in Owensboro, Kentucky.... READ MORE

Fatal Crash on W. Diamond Ave at St. Joseph Rd.

On August 11, 2014 at 9:15 pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two vehicle crash at the intersection of W. Diamond Ave. and St. Joseph Rd.... READ MORE

Driver Injured, Passenger Killed on N. Red Bank Rd

On Monday, August 11, 2014 at 1:12 pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and Perry Township Fire Department were dispatched to the 2900 block of N. Red Bank Road near Booker Road in reference to a pickup truck which had struck a tree.... READ MORE

Law Enforcement Officers from around southern Indiana attend LASER training

Last week, law enforcement officers from around southern Indiana attended LASER training hosted by the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office.... READ MORE

August 8th Sobriety Checkpoint Results

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and the Evansville Police Department conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Friday, August 08, 2014.... READ MORE

Crash involving Serious Injury

On August 08, 2014 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to 2215 E. Boonville New Harmony Rd in reference to a head-on traffic collision involving a driver who was found unresponsive.... READ MORE

Sheriff’s Office Vehicle involved in Crash

On Thursday, August 7th, 2014 at 9:15 pm the Sheriff’s Office responded to an accident with injury involving a Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office deputy.... READ MORE

Sobriety Checkpoint Notification

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership will conduct the first of two previously planned Sobriety Checkpoints on.... READ MORE

“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Enforcement Begins this Weekend

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership will be out in force this month as part of the annual nationwide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” drunk driving enforcement campaign. Indiana’s high-visibility enforcement effort, also known as Operation Pull Over Blitz 80, will run from August 08 through September 1, 2014.... READ MORE

Public Safety Advisory - “Bank Jugging”

Our fellow law enforcement officers at the Pasadena Police Department in Texas have provided us with the following information on a type of crime known as “bank jugging”. While the origin of the term is unclear, the method by which this crime occurs is described in detail below.... READ MORE

Arrests yield 14 pounds of Crystal Methamphetamine

On Saturday, August 02, 2014 law enforcement officers with the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Drug Task Force, the US Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation seized approximately 14 pounds of crystal methamphetamine and arrested three people.... READ MORE

Back to School Safety

In the coming weeks Vanderburgh County students will be returning to school for the 2014-2015 school year....READ MORE

Fatal Dune Buggy Crash

On Monday, July 28, 2014 at 9:51pm deputies were dispatched to 1203 E. Baseline Road in reference to a motor vehicle crash with injuries.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office Launches iPhone App

Want to connect with the Sheriff’s Office on your iPhone? We have a “VCSO” app for that.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Explorers attend National Conference

Explorers from Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office Explorer Post #82 recently returned from a national conference in Bloomington, Indiana.... READ MORE

Traffic Collision near USI results in Fatality

On Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at approximately 12:05pm, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to an accident with injuries on the Lloyd Expressway at the University Parkway.... READ MORE

Woman Arrested for DUI at the 4H Fair

On Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 6:30pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office received a report that a black Jeep Liberty SUV had been involved in a Hit and Run crash in a 4H fairgrounds parking area.... READ MORE

Registered Sex Offender Arrested for Impersonating a Police Officer

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a registered sex offender following an incident in which the man posed as a police officer.... READ MORE

Vanderburgh County 4H Fair gets underway

The 94th annual Vanderburgh County 4H Fair gets underway this Monday, July 21, 2014.... READ MORE

July 19th Sobriety Checkpoint Results

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and the Evansville Police Department conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, July 19, 2014....READ MORE

Sobriety Checkpoint planned for this Weekend

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership will conduct the second of two previously planned Sobriety Checkpoints on....READ MORE

Scam: New Job Offer

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office is investigating two cases of fraud after receiving separate complaints regarding a confidence scam involving reloadable money cards.... READ MORE

July 12th Sobriety Checkpoint Results

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and the Evansville Police Department conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, July 12, 2014.... READ MORE

Man Drowns in Ohio River

On Saturday, July 12, 2014 at approximately 1:00am Central Dispatch (911) received a report that a man had fallen into the Ohio River.... READ MORE

DUI Checkpoint planned for this Weekend

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership will conduct the first of two planned July DUI Checkpoints on.... READ MORE

Report of Shots Fired leads to Intimidation Arrest

On Thursday, July 10, 2014 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to Casey`s General Store at 3100 N Saint Joseph Ave in reference to a report of “shots fired”.... READ MORE

Arrest: 4-year-old Child the Victim of Battery

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an allegation of child abuse involving a 4 year old child.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Command Post Operating Hours to Change

Effective Friday, July 11, 2014 the public reception area of the Sheriff’s Command Post at 5607 N. US Hwy 41 will transition to the following operating hours: Monday – Friday 7:00am to 5:00pm, closed on Saturday, Sunday and all county observed holidays.... READ MORE

Fourth of July Weekend Activity

This past Fourth of July weekend was a demanding time for local law enforcement.... READ MORE

Motorcycle Crash with Injury

On Friday, July 04, 2014 at 3:42pm Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on State Road 65.... READ MORE

Phone Scam: Fake Sheriff's Deputy Demands Payment

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office is investigating a case of telephone fraud after receiving a complaint that a woman was scammed out of more than 400 dollars by an individual claiming to be a Sheriff's Deputy.... READ MORE

Intoxicated Motorist charged with Child Neglect

On Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 3:44pm the Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Mayflower Drive in reference to a child custody exchange.... READ MORE

July Impaired Driving Enforcement gets Underway

Beginning this past weekend and throughout the rest of July, the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership has been and will be conducting DUI saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints.... READ MORE

German American Bank Phone Scam is Back

The Sheriff's Office has received reports that scam phone calls using the German American name are happening again.... READ MORE

Indiana Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Employer Appreciation Day

Sheriff Dave Wedding attended the Indiana Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Employer Appreciation Day.... READ MORE

Know the Law: Fireworks

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

 

Arrest Made in Single Vehicle Fatality

On Friday, June 20, 2014 Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested Ms. Maria Cristina Stevens on charges of Operating a Motor Vehicle while Intoxicated causing Death as a Class C Felony.... READ MORE

Indiana Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship Awards

Sheriff Dave Wedding presented Indiana Sheriffs’ Association (ISA) scholarship certificates to two local students this morning.... READ MORE
 

Sheriff’s Office K-9 Program Receives Gift

Sheriff Dave Wedding announced today that the Sheriff’s Office K-9 program has received a monetary donation from a local community member.... READ MORE

Crash Results in Fatal Injuries to Driver

On Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 9:29pm, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and German Township Fire Department were dispatched to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of New Harmony Road and Koressel Road.... READ MORE

Man Arrested after Entering Ex-Girlfriend's Home and Brandishing Knife

On June 12, 2014, at approximately 8:00 a.m., deputies were dispatched to the 1900 block of Westbrook Drive for a fight in progress. The victim called 911 to report her former boyfriend, Khiry Burton, arrived at her home unannounced armed with a knife.... READ MORE

Sgt. Darren Baumberger Resigns from Sheriff's Office

Sgt. Darren Baumberger tendered his resignation from the Sheriff’s Office.... READ MORE

Sgt. Darren Baumberger Notice of Charges

Today, Sheriff Dave Wedding notified Sgt. Darren Baumberger of his intent to seek his dismissal from the Sheriff’s Office.... READ MORE

Notice of Vanderburgh County Sheriff Merit Board Hearing

Vanderburgh County Sheriff David Wedding has requested a public hearing before the Vanderburgh County Sheriff Merit Board.... READ MORE

Detectives Train at the Body Farm

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has recently graduated two detectives from an intensive course of training located at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.... READ MORE

Man Charged with Carjacking and Robbery after Assaulting his Ex-Girlfriend

On Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 1:52 am the Sheriff’s Office responded to an address in the 2500 block of Wild Dunes Drive upon report of domestic violence in progress.... READ MORE

Home Improvement Fraud often arrives with Summer

So far this year we've had no reports of any home improvement fraud occurring. Sheriff Dave Wedding would like to keep it that way.... READ MORE

Man Arrested after Running Over his Neighbor with a 4-Wheeler

On Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 7:36 pm Sheriff’s deputies and German Township Fire Department medics responded to 4150 Kleitz Road after receiving a report that a man had been struck by a four-wheeler....READ MORE

Service Dog Support and Advocacy Group visits the Sheriff's Office

The Sheriff's Office was fortunate this week to have members of the local Service Dog Support and Advocacy Group provide a series of presentations to our deputies....READ MORE

Memorial Day Weekend Activity

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office investigated ten (10) motor vehicle crashes over the holiday weekend....READ MORE

Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on US 41

A second motorcycle crash has occurred this weekend and resulted in a single fatality....READ MORE

Memorial Day message from Sheriff Dave Wedding

A Memorial Day message from Sheriff Dave Wedding....READ MORE

Motorcycle Crash Resulting in Injury

On Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 3:56 pm deputies responded to the area of East Boonville-New Harmony Road near Gilles Lane upon receiving a report of a crash involving a motorcycle....READ MORE

Chief Deputy Sheriff Appointment

Sheriff Dave Wedding will appoint Major John Strange to serve as his chief deputy sheriff....READ MORE

Swearing in of Dave Wedding

Chief Deputy Dave Wedding to be sworn in as the 54th Sheriff of Vanderburgh County... READ MORE

Stolen Firearms Recovered

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has recovered two stolen handguns in the last 24 hours. One suspect is still at large.... READ MORE

Accident with Injuries involving Multiple Vehicles

On May 14th, 2014, at 9:35 PM Deputies were dispatched to SR 57 and Foundation Blvd in reference to a motor vehicle crash with injury involving a several vehicles, including a Fed Ex tractor trailer....READ MORE

Fatal Crash

On Sunday, June 7, 2015 at approximately 3:52 PM deputies were dispatched to University Parkway and State Route 66 in reference to a vehicle that had gone off the roadway.

“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” News Conference on August 07, 2014

On Thursday, August 07, 2014 at 1000 hours the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership will hold a press conference to announce the annual nationwide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” drunk driving enforcement campaign.... READ MORE

Sheriff Eric Williams announces his plan to retire from the Sheriff's Office

Sheriff Eric Williams has initiated the process of retiring from the Sheriff's Office at the end of May and to accept an opportunity with Old National Bank....READ MORE

Child Molesting Investigation and Arrest

Deputies investigate a report of child molesting and subsequently make an arrest...READ MORE

A Days Work - Trash Collected by Community Service Particpants

While using Community Service Participants to pick up trash on the highways is a good thing, the shear quantity of trash out there is disappointing at best....READ MORE

ATV and Passenger Car Crash - Causing Serious Injury

 Earlier today, in Northern Vanderburgh County, an ATV and car crashed causing serious injury...READ MORE