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Identity Thief Captured

Scott County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Jerry Goodin

News Release

 

111 South First Street                                        Date 03/22/2019

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170

 

Immediate Release

 

 

Identity Thief Captured

Scott County-In January of 2019, detectives with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation of Identity Theft for a victim who resides in another state. The preliminary investigation revealed Patricia Juan, 22, from the Country of Mexico allegedly crossed the United States/Mexican Border and obtained a job in Scott County by using a Social Security Number and name she obtained and used illegally.

Patricia Juan, was arrested for Identity Theft and incarcerated at the Scott County Jail. All of the arrested female’s information was forwarded to federal authorities.

 

 

 

 

Sheriff Jerry Goodin wants to caution the public to keep a close eye on all of your account information and personal information. Sheriff Goodin also wants to let the public know that Identity Theft will not be tolerated. If you suspect any kind of foul play with your identity please contact the Scott County Sheriff’s Office.

 

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Contact Sheriff Jerry Goodin at Scott County Sheriff’s Office (812)752-8400

All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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Dopers Better Pay Attention As More Arrests Were Made Over the Weekend

Scott County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Jerry Goodin

News Release

 

111 South First Street                                        Date 03/18/2019

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170

 

Immediate Release

 

Dopers Better Pay Attention As More Arrests Were Made Over the Weekend

 

 

Scott County-On March 15, 2019 Deputies with the Scott County Sheriff’s Officer responded to a call of threats. Upon arrival Lester D. Casey, 61 of Scottsburg was arrested for Intimidation.

 

 

On March 15, 2019 Deputies with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office conducted a stop and talk at a residence on Blunt Avenue in Austin, Indiana. After the stop and knock was complete Barry L. Fox, 34 of Austin was arrested and charged with Possession of a Syringe and Nyle N.Collins II, 29 of Austin was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Syringe. Deputies were assisted by Officers of the Austin Police Department.

 

                    

 

On March 15, 2019 Deputies with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office provided information to the Austin Police Department and the Indiana State Police that led to a traffic stop in Austin. During the stop Mark J. Spicer Jr., 40 of Austin, Arlie Campbell Jr., 52 of Austin and Joseph E. Dowling, 46 of Austin were all arrested on drug related charges.

                                

 

 

 

 

On March 16, 2019 Deputies with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to an address in Lexington where Andrew J. Hardin, 31 of Lexington was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

 

 

 

On March 17, 2019 a Deputy with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to an address in Scottsburg where Andrea R. Moore, 42 of Scottsburg was arrested on and outstanding warrant.

 

 

 

 

 

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Contact Sheriff Jerry Goodin at Scott County Sheriff’s Office (812)752-8400

All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Scott County Sheriff’s Office Weekend Arrests

Scott County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Jerry Goodin

News Release

 

111 South First Street                                                                   Date 03/11/2019

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170

 

Immediate Release

 

Scott County Sheriff’s Office Weekend Arrests

 

 

Scott County-On March 9, 2019 The Scott County Sheriff’s Office received information of a wanted person in Austin, Indiana. Deputies went to the residence and arrested Alexzander Walden, 22 of New Albany for outstanding warrants from three different Counties.

 

 

On March 9, 2019 Deputies with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to Craig Park in Scottsburg for a female wanted on a warrant. Upon arrival Tiffany Stidham, 22of Scottsburg was taken into custody and arrested for a warrant through Scott County and also received an additional charge of Possession of a Syringe.

 

 

On March 10, 2019 Deputies with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop that led to the arrest of Darren C. Sexton, 23 of Indianapolis for an out of county warrant.

 

 

 

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Contact Sheriff Jerry Goodin at Scott County Sheriff’s Office (812)752-8400

All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

 

 

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Weekend Arrests for the Scott County Sheriff’s Office

Scott County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Jerry Goodin

News Release

 

111 South First Street                                                                   Date 03/04/2019

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170

 

Immediate Release

 

Weekend Arrests for the Scott County Sheriff’s Office

 

 

Scott County-On March 2, 2019 Deputies with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to an Accident on State Road 56. Upon arrival an investigation was conducted. Once the investigation was completed John P. Feldmeyer, 21 of Salem was charged and arrested for the following charges.

Operating While Intoxicated Operating While Intoxicated Endangerment

 

 

 

 

On March 3, 2019 Deputies with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office received information of a wanted person on Harrod Road. After traveling to the residence on Harrod Road Robert D. Bowling, 24 of Austin was taken into custody and arrested on an outstanding warrant for the following charges.

Domestic Battery

Intimidation

 

 

 

 

 

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Contact Sheriff Jerry Goodin at Scott County Sheriff’s Office (812)752-8400

All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

 

 

 

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The Fight against Drugs Continue, Hard Work from Deputies Leads to More Arrests

Scott County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Jerry Goodin

News Release

 

111 South First Street                                                                   

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170                                 March 1, 2019

 

 

The Fight against Drugs Continue, Hard Work from Deputies Leads to More Arrests

 

Scott County-On February 28, 2019, Scott County Sheriff’s Office received information about drug activity at a residence in Austin, Indiana. Scott County deputies with the assistance of Indiana State Police made contact with Don King, age 31, Austin. King was taken into custody and charged with Dealing in Methamphetamine and Maintaining a Common Nuisance.

 

 

On February 28, 2019, with the assistance of the Scott County Prosecutor’s Office, an arrest warrant was issued for Kenneth “Wayne” Davis, age 51, Austin. This arrest stemmed from a search warrant that was executed earlier this week. Davis was charged with Maintaining a Common Nuisance and Possession of Paraphernalia.

 

 

Others arrested on warrants are as followed:

Michael Miller was arrested for Invasion of Privacy, Possession Scheduled I,II,III, or IV Controlled Substance, (2) Counts Failure to Appear

Rita Samson was arrested for an Out of County Warrant

 

Deputies/Agencies Involved:

Deputy Joe Baker

Deputy Joe Guarneri

Deputy Darin Marshall

Detective Paul Clute

Indiana State Police

Scott County Prosecutor’s Office

 

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All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a Court of Law.

 

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Contact Sheriff Jerry Goodin at Scott County Sheriff’s Office (812)752-8400

 

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Former Jail Officer Arrested for Theft and Ghost Employment

Scott County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Jerry Goodin

News Release

 

111 South First Street                                                                   Date 02/28/2019

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170

 

Immediate Release

 

Former Jail Officer Arrested for Theft and Ghost Employment

Scott County-On December 31, 2018, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation on alleged ghost employment by Christopher D. Mayfield, a Jailer at the time. After the investigation was completed it was turned over to the Scott County Prosecutor’s Office for review. Christopher D. Mayfield, 23, of Scottsburg, was charged and arrested on a warrant for one count of Ghost Employment and three counts of Theft.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Contact Sheriff Jerry Goodin at Scott County Sheriff’s Office (812)752-8400

All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

 

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Fight Against Drugs Continue with Search Warrant Executed Leading to Arrests

Scott County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Jerry Goodin

News Release

 

111 South First Street                   February 27, 2019

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170

 

 

Fight against Drugs Continue with Search Warrant Executed Leading to Arrests

 

Scott County-On February 25, 2019, an ongoing investigation led Scott County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Austin Police Department to a residence on Broadway in Austin. A search warrant was executed at the residence. Billy Davis, age 55, from Austin, was arrested for Maintaining a Common Nuisance and Possession of Paraphernalia. Mindy Combs, age 38, from Austin, was arrested for Possession Scheduled I, II, III, or IV Controlled Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, and Possession of Methamphetamine. The Scott County Prosecutor’s Office also assisted in the case.

 

                                     

 

 

 

Deputies Involved:

Paul Clute

Joe Johnson

James Shelton

Bobby Thompson       

 

 

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All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a Court of Law.

 

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Contact Sheriff Jerry Goodin at Scott County Sheriff’s Office (812)752-8400

 

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Weekend Arrests Keep Deputies Busy

 

111 South First Street                                                                   Date 02/25/2019

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170

 

Immediate Release

 

Weekend Arrests Keep Deputies Busy

Scott County-On February 25, 2019, a deputy with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office was assisting the Scottsburg City Police Department on an investigation. While assisting Scottsburg with the investigation the Deputy recognized a vehicle and believed it to be a vehicle involved in the investigation. As the deputy attempted to stop the vehicle, it fled. While pursuing the vehicle it crashed on Brownstown Road in Clark County. The driver of the vehicle, Daniel E. Blevins, 32 of Scottsburg, was taken into custody. He was later transported to the Scott County Jail where he was charged with the following charges.

(Contact the Scottsburg City Police for information regarding the initial investigation)

Criminal Mischief Possession of Marijuana/hash/hashish or salvia Possession of paraphernalia Resisting Law Enforcement-uses vehicle Reckless Driving

 

 

 

On February 22, 2019, a deputy with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop near US 31 and Frame Street, (Scottsburg). After an investigation was conducted the driver identified as Kristopher E. Akers, 18 of Columbus Indiana was taken into custody and charged with the following charges.

Operating while Intoxicated Operating While intoxicated endangerment Possession of Marijuana Possession of Paraphernalia

 

 

 

 

 

On February 23, 2019 a Deputy with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office stopped a bicycle at the intersection of Mann Avenue and Factory Drive, (Austin). After an investigation was conducted, Jeffrey W. Vest, 28, of Scottsburg, was arrested for the following charges.

Possession of Methamphetamine Possession of Marijuana with a prior conviction

 

 

 

 

 

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Contact Sheriff Jerry Goodin at Scott County Sheriff’s Office (812)752-8400

All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

 

 

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Traffic stop leads to another drug arrest

Scott County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Jerry Goodin

News Release

 

111 South First Street                                                                   Date 02/22/2019

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170

 

Immediate Release

 

Traffic stop leads to another drug arrest

 

 

Scott County-On February 21, 2019, Deputies with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of US 31 and Vest Street in Scottsburg. After the investigation was completed Gretchen Whicker, 47, of Scottsburg was arrested and transported to the Scott County Jail for the following charges.

Possession of Methamphetamine Possession of marijuana/Hash oil/ Hashish or Salvia Possession of a Schedule I, II, III or IV Controlled Substance

 

Deputies were assisted by Officers from the Scottsburg City Police Department.

 

 

 

 

 

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Contact Sheriff Jerry Goodin at Scott County Sheriff’s Office (812)752-8400

All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Over the past few days the Scott County Sheriff’s Office has continued the progress…making more drug arrests

Scott County-On February 17, 2019 Deputies with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to 331 Muriel Drive in Scottsburg in an attempt to serve an arrest warrant. After entering the residence, a deputy radioed that a female was attempting to exit the rear of the residence by window. The female identified as Tiffany Stidham, 22, of Scottsburg was quickly apprehended. Deputies then located a male that was identified as Anthony Fortner, putting items into a closet. After completing the investigation Anthony Fortner, 47, of Scottsburg, was arrested for Possession of Cocaine or a Schedule I or II Narcotic Drug, Unlawful Possession of a Syringe with a (prior offense), Possession of a Schedule I, II, III or IV Controlled Substance and Maintaining a Common Nuisance. Tiffany Stidham was arrested for Possession of Cocaine or a Schedule I or II Narcotic Drug, Possession of a Schedule I, II, III or IV Controlled Substance, Obstruction of Justice and Visiting a Common Nuisance.

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

On February 18, 2019 Deputies with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office acted on a tip and a traffic stop was conducted and contact was made with the driver identified as Shae Henson, 21, of Lexington. During the traffic stop approximately 10 grams of Marijuana and a large amount of counterfeit money was seized. After the investigation was complete, Shae Henson was arrested for Dealing in Marijuana within 500 feet of a school, Maintaining a Common Nuisance and Counterfeiting.

 

 

 

 

 

Later that same evening Deputies traveled to an address where contact was made with Teresa Korte, 59, of Scottsburg. Deputies conducted a search of Teresa Korte’s residence where Marijuana was located. Teresa Korte was arrested for Dealing in Marijuana and Maintaining a Common Nuisance.

 

 

 

 

On February 18, 2019 Deputies with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to 126 N. Michael Drive Apartment # 6 In Scottsburg, Indiana in an attempt to serve an arrest warrant on Otis Bishop. Upon arrival they were greeted at the door by Otis Bishop, 36, of Scottsburg. As Deputies began taking Otis Bishop into custody he began throwing items that he had in his hands. Otis Bishop was taken into custody and a search of his person and the apartment were conducted. Once the investigation was complete Otis Bishop was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia and the outstanding warrant for Possession of a Schedule I, II, III or IV Controlled Substance.

 

 

 

 

On February 18, 2019 Deputies acted on a tip that was obtained by the Scott County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies traveled to 637 S. Double or Nothing Road where contact was made with resident Christopher Mills. A search of the residence revealed over 300 grams of Marijuana and a large amount of Marijuana atomizers. Christopher Mills was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana a Class B Misdemeanor.

 

 

 

 

 

On February 17, 2019 the Scott County Sheriff’s Office received information of illegal drug activity on Rural Street in Austin, Indiana. This information was provided to the Indiana State Police and the Austin Police which led to the arrest of Elizabeth Hardcastle, 26, of Austin, Charley Young, 22, of Austin and Gilbert Sizemore, 40, of Austin for multiple drug charges.

 

                                                                                                     

 

 

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Contact Sheriff Jerry Goodin at Scott County Sheriff’s Office (812)752-8400

All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                     

 

 

 

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