Scott County Sheriff’s Office
Sheriff Jerry Goodin
111 South First Street
Scottsburg, Indiana 47170
A Busy Weekend for Scott County Sheriff’s Office with Multiple Arrests
(Deputies Continue Making Scott County Safer)
Scott-On July 19, 2019, detectives were made aware that Scotty Hensley, age 35, Scottsburg, was released from Department of Corrections and had failed to register his current address as a sex offender with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office. Hensley was taken into custody and transported to the Scott County Jail. Hensley was charged with FAILURE TO REGISTER AS A SEX OFFENDER and OUT OF COUNTY WARRANT.
On July 19, 2019, Reserve Deputy Phil Thomas initiated a traffic stop. Driver of the vehicle identified as Ronnie Cox, age 55, Scottsburg. Further investigation revealed Cox had a suspended driver’s licenses and out of county warrant. Cox was arrested for FAILURE TO APPEAR.
On July 19, 2019, Joshua Broughton, age 39, Scottsburg was arrested for an out of county warrant. Broughton was taken into custody and transported to the Scott County Jail.
On July 19, 2019, Deputy John Smith observed suspicious activity and initiated a traffic stop. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Ashley Green, age 29, Scottsburg. Further investigation revealed, Green had a suspended driver’s licenses. Additionally, Green admitted to having drugs and paraphernalia in her purse within close proximity to her minor child. Deputy Smith observed paraphernalia and four (4) plastic baggies containing a crystal like substance, which field tested positive for methamphetamine. Green was taken into custody and transported to the Scott County Jail. Minor child was released to a caregiver. Green was charged with DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED (SUSP/PRIOR), POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE, POSSESSION OF PARAPHERNALIA, and MAINTAINING A COMMON NUISANCE.
On July 20, 2019, Deputy Josh Watterson and Deputy James Shelton responded to a call on Water Tower Road. Deputies were advised parties had left the area. A few moments later, Deputy Watterson observed a male, identified as Dale Fox, age 54, Scottsburg, running down Church Street after a female identified as Christy Kamman, age 39, Austin. Deputy Watterson observed both parties to be verbally arguing and made attempts to separate the two individuals. Fox would not follow Deputy Watterson’s commands and continued to reach his hand into his pockets. Further investigation revealed, Fox was in possession of a controlled substance located inside his pocket. Deputy Watterson and Deputy Shelton discovered a purse in the ditch line in the vicinity of Kamman. She advised the purse was her and consented to allowing deputies to look in it. Deputies located a controlled substance that Kamman admitted to not having a prescription for it. Kamman was taken into custody as well and both were transported to the Scott County Jail. While being booked into the Scott County Jail, Kamman denied having any additional paraphernalia and/or drugs on her person. Jail staff discovered a syringe inside her body cavity.
Fox was charged with POSSESSION SCHEDULE I, II, III, OR IV CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE and RESISTING LAW ENFORCEMENT .
Kamman was charged with POSSESSION SCHEDULE I, II, III, OR IV CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF SYRINGE, and FALSE INFORMING
On July 21, 2019, Deputy Joe Baker initiated a traffic stop and made contact with driver, identified as Chelsee Boccia, age 20, Elizabeth, and occupant(s), Caleb Parrish, age 19, Scottsburg, Bethanie Holder, age 19, Little York, and Kenneth Mills, age 22, Austin. Boccia admitted to having paraphernalia inside the vehicle. All occupants were requested to exit the vehicle in which they did so. Holder admitted to having a controlled substance on her person and removed from her clothing without the Deputy Baker requesting. Parrish and Mills denied any drugs and/or paraphernalia on or about their person. A search of the vehicle revealed additional paraphernalia. Inside Boccia’s purse, Deputy Baker discovered a crystal like substance believed to be methamphetamine and a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana. The odor of marijuana was present as well. Deputy Baker field tested the crystal like substance and was positive for methamphetamine. Holder admitting to having additional drugs on her person and pulled out a baggie containing a crystal like substance believed to be methamphetamine as well.
Boccia was taken into custody and charged with MAINTAINING A COMMON NUISANCE, POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE, POSSESSION MARIJUANA/HASH OIL/HASHISH OR SALVIA, and POSSESSION OF PARAPHERNALIA.
Holder was taken into custody and charged with POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE, POSSESSION SCHEDULE I, II, III, OR IV CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, and VISITING A COMMON NUISANCE.
Parrish was taken into custody and charged with VISITING A COMMON NUISANCE.
Mills was taken into custody and charged with VISITING A COMMON NUISANCE.
Contact Sheriff Jerry Goodin at Scott County Sheriff’s Office (812)752-8400.