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Scott County Sheriff's Office Makes Multiple Arrests


Scott County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Jerry Goodin

News Release


111 South First Street                                                July 25, 2019

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170

Immediate Release:


Scott County Sheriff’s Office Makes Multiple Arrests Last Night


Scott-On July 24, 2019, Deputies initiated a traffic stop. Driver was identified as Andrew Johnson, age 41, of Austin. Johnson was arrested for OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED REFUSAL and DOMESTIC BATTERY.


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On July 24, 2019, Deputy Josh Watterson initiated a traffic stop. The driver was identified as Simon Burns, age 32, of Scottsburg and four juvenile occupants. Upon approaching the vehicle, Deputy Watterson noticed the odor of marijuana. Burns admitting to having in his possession marijuana and paraphernalia in the vehicle. Deputy Watterson looked inside the vehicle where he discovered a green leafy like substance and paraphernalia. Deputy Johnney Coomer assisted in the traffic stop and discovered juvenile occupants had paraphernalia on their persons. Burns was arrested and charged with POSSESSION MARIJUANA/HASH OIL/HASHISH OR SALVIA, POSSESSION OF PARAPHERNALIA, and CONTRIBUTING TO THE DELINQUENCY OF A MINOR. Juveniles involved were released to parents and the report was transferred to juvenile probation.


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On July 24, 2019, Deputies received an anonymous tip that Willam Neace had an active warrant for his arrest and given a location of his whereabouts. Deputy Joe Baker and Deputy Darin Marshall initiated a traffic stop and driver was identified as William Neace, age 33, of Austin. Neace was arrested on an active warrant for FAILURE TO COMPLY and transported to the Scott County Jail.


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On July 24, 2019, Captain Joe Guarneri arrested Paul Cox on an active warrant for WRIT OF ATTACHMENT.


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