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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


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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


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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.