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Operation Eye Opener, Chapter #1, nabs six for Dealing Meth.(Stay Tuned- Chapter #2 to follow)

Scott County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Jerry Goodin

News Release

 

111 South First Street                                                                   Date 08/23/2019

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170

 

Immediate Release

 

Operation Eye Opener, Chapter #1, nabs six for Dealing Meth.

(Stay Tuned- Chapter #2 to follow)

Scott County-Detective Paul Clute with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office was assigned to work undercover drug investigations by Sherriff Goodin. The focus was on Methamphetamine Dealers under the code name, Operation Eye Opener, Chapter #1. As a result, numerous undercover investigations for dealing in illegal drugs were performed.

After working the investigations they were turned into the Scott County Prosecutor’s Office for review. After the prosecutor’s office reviewed the investigations, charges started being released and the first round of arrests have occurred. Six suspects have been arrested over the last several days.  

Tanea Carnes, 34, of Scottsburg, IN, was charged with Dealing in Methamphetamine; Daniel Robinson, 32, of Scottsburg was charged with Dealing in Methamphetamine; James White, 34, of Scottsburg was charged with Dealing in Methamphetamine; Travis Baker, 42, of Austin was charged with Dealing in Methamphetamine; Jenny Stamper, 44, of Austin was charged with Dealing in Methamphetamine and Aaron Couch, 30, of Otisco, Indiana was charged with Dealing in Methamphetamine.    

More cases and more arrests are coming, that is why this is called Chapter #1. If you have dealt drugs in Scott County over the last couple of months you should be very worried. Sheriff Goodin and his deputy’s commitment to a drug free Scott County is in full swing with 141 persons arrested for drug related offenses since January 1, 2019.

He also commented the public’s help has been tremendous and is helping lead the push.

 

              

 

                            

         

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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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Monday and Tuesday Arrests for the Scott County Sheriff's Office

Scott County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Jerry Goodin

News Release

 

111 South First Street                                                                   Date 08/21/2019

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170

 

Immediate Release

 

Monday and Tuesday Arrests for the Scott County Sheriff’s Office

 

 

Scott County-On August 20, 2019, Captain Joe Guarneri and Deputy Zachary Brown with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office were called to the Scott County Court House for a wanted person. Upon arrival Cody Deaton, 28, of Scottsburg was arrested on an out of county warrant.

On August 20, 2019, Deputy Johnney Coomer conducted a traffic stop in the City of Scottsburg. As Deputy Coomer was conducting an investigation it led to the arrest of two individuals. Michael Campbell, 44, of Bloomfield, Indiana was arrested for Resisting Law Enforcement. Lyndsey Campbell, 25, of Bloomfield, Indiana was arrested for Operator Never Licensed.

                            

 

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Johnson

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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Wanted on Warrant Wednesday (We are asking for the Public's Help)

Scott County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Jerry Goodin

News Release

 

111 South First Street                                        August 19, 2019

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170

Immediate Release:

Wanted on Warrant Wednesday

(We are asking for the Public’s Help)

Scott-The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with WMPI Radio, 105.3 FM on “Wanted on Warrants Wednesday.” An individual wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant from Scott County will be featured. The severity of the crime will not matter but, in most cases, it will be a felony warrant. We are asking that the public call in tips in regards to the whereabouts of the wanted person.

This week’s featured person is Henryetta Hensley. Henryetta Hensley is 37 years of age. She is approximately 5’01” and weighs 175 pounds with red hair and green eyes. See below picture.

Henryetta Hensley is charged with Welfare Fraud, Theft with Property Value of at least $50,000 and False Informing.  

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Goodin/Johnson

Contact Sheriff Jerry Goodin at Scott County Sheriff’s Office (812)752-5550.

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

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Online Threats to Police Officers Leads to an Arrest

Scott County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Jerry Goodin

News Release

 

111 South First Street                                                                   Date 08/20/2019

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170

Immediate Release

Online Threats to Police Officers Leads to an Arrest

Scott County-On August 13, 2019, Deputy Joe Baker with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation of threats being made towards police officers on social media. This investigation led to charges being filed with the assistance of the Scott County Prosecutor’s Office against Mark Puckett, 18, of Corydon, Indiana for Intimidation against a Public Official. On August 17, 2019 Deputy Baker received information that Mark Puckett was in Kentucky. Deputy Baker contacted the Kentucky State Police and they were able to locate and arrest Mark Puckett.   Mark Puckett was transported to the Hart County Jail in Kentucky and is awaiting extradition.

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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 08/19/2019

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170

 

Immediate Release

 

Weekend Arrests for the Scott County Sheriff’s Office

 

 

Scott County-On August 17, 2019 deputies with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office checked a suspicious vehicle on Hyland Street in Scottsburg. After speaking with the occupant it led to the arrest of Elizabeth Benham, 35, of Scottsburg for Possession of Methamphetamine, Unlawful Possession of a Syringe, Maintaining a Common Nuisance and Resisting Law Enforcement.

 

On August 18, 2019 deputies with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of threats on Finley Firehouse Road. After arriving and conducting an investigation it led to the arrest of Joseph Hale, 42, of Scottsburg for Intimidation, and Driving While Suspended Prior.

 

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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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Scuffle Between Father and Son results to Gunshot Wound to the Leg

Scott County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Jerry Goodin

News Release

 

111 South First Street                                                                   Date 08/17/2019

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170

 

Immediate Release

 

Scuffle Between Father and Son results to Gunshot Wound to the Leg

 

 

Scott County-On August 17, 2019, Deputies with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Scott Memorial Hospital for a report of a gunshot wound. Upon arrival it was learned that a father and son had been in an altercation at a residence located at 6999 east State Road 356 in Lexington, Indiana and the son received a gunshot wound to the leg. Detectives continued the investigation which led to the arrest of Jeff Abbott, 47, of Lexington, Indiana for Criminal Recklessness, Armed with a Deadly Weapon and Domestic Battery by Means of Deadly Weapon. The Victim was taken to University Louisville Hospital for further treatment and is expected to survive his injuries.

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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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Two more from out of town Arrested

Scott County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Jerry Goodin

News Release

 

111 South First Street                                                                   Date 08/15/2019

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170

 

Immediate Release

Two more from out of town Arrested

Scott County-On August 14, 2019, Deputy Johnney Coomer conducted a traffic stop in the Scottsburg area. An investigation led to the arrest of two people for outstanding warrants and also drug related charges. Samantha Cornett, 24, of Jeffersonville, Indiana was arrested for Two Outstanding Warrants out of Clark County, Possession of Methamphetamine and Maintaining a Common Nuisance. Kyle Cook, 24, of Louisville, Kentucky was arrested on two out of County Warrants.

              

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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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Wanted on Warrant Wednesday(We are asking for the Public’s Help)

Sheriff Jerry Goodin

News Release

 

111 South First Street                                                                               August 14, 2019 2019 Scott County Sheriff’s Office

 

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170

Immediate Release:

 

Wanted on Warrant Wednesday

(We are asking for the Public’s Help)

 

Scott-Starting on August 14, 2019, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office will be partnering with WMPI Radio, 105.3 FM on “Wanted on Warrants Wednesday.” An individual wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant from Scott County will be featured. The severity of the crime will not matter but, in most cases, it will be a felony warrant. We are asking that the public call in tips in regards to the whereabouts of the wanted person.

This week’s featured person is Everett W. Fox. Everett W. Fox is 51 years of age. He is approximately 6’02” and weighs 180 pounds with black hair and blue eyes. See below picture.

Everett W. Fox is charged with Strangulation, Criminal Confinement and Domestic Battery with a prior.  

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Goodin/Johnson/Shofner

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 Arrests

Scott County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Jerry Goodin

News Release

 

111 South First Street                                                                   Date 08/13/2019

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170

 

Immediate Release

 

Scott County Sheriff’s Office Arrests

 

 

Scott County-On August 12, 2019, Deputy John Smith with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to Scott County Community Corrections for a wanted person. Upon arrival Dustin Green, 35, of North Vernon, Indiana was arrested on a warrant for Escape, Failure to Return to Lawful Detention.

 

On August 12, 2019, Deputies Johnney Coomer and Skylar Thompson with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to Berna Drive in an attempt to serve an outstanding warrant. Upon arrival Logan Roger, 22, of Scottsburg was arrested on a warrant for Escape, Failure to Return to Lawful Detention.

 

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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 08/12/2019

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170

 

Immediate Release

 

Weekend Arrests for the Scott County Sheriff’s Office

 

 

Scott County-On August 10, 2019, Deputies John Smith, John Hartman and Kenton Mckowsky of the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in Scottsburg in an attempt to serve an outstanding arrest warrant. Upon arrival William Hamby, 32, of Scottsburg was arrested on a warrant for Escape, Failure to Return to Lawful Detention.

 

On August 10, 2019, Deputies John Hartman and John Smith of the Scott County Sheriff’s Office received information of an intoxicated male operating a vehicle headed towards Austin. Deputy Hartman located and stopped the suspect vehicle in Austin. A further investigation led to the arrest of Jacob Parker, 30, of Scottsburg for Operating While Intoxicated.

 

On August 11, 2019, Deputies Johns Hartman and Kenton Mccowsky of the Scott County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the Austin area. An investigation led to the arrest of Erika Martinez, 32, of Scottsburg for Driving While Suspended Prior.

 

On August 11, 2019, Deputies Skylar Thompson and Johnney Coomer conducted a traffic stop in the Scottsburg area. An investigation led to the arrest of Jeremias Mateo, 22, of Seymour, Indiana for Operator Never Licensed.

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Johnson

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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