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Holiday Weekend Ends in Multiple Arrests

Scott County Sheriff's Office

News Release

Sheriff Jerry Goodin


111 South First Street

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170                                                         

October 15, 2019


Holiday Weekend Ends in Multiple Arrests

Scott-On October 11, 2019, Deputy James Ward received information that a wanted individual identified as Robert Evans, age 36, of Austin, had an outstanding warrant. Deputy JR Ward located Evans at his residence in Austin, Indiana. Evans was taken into custody and transported to the Scott County Jail. Evans' warrant was for FAILURE TO COMPLY.


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On October 11, 2019, Deputy JR Ward received information that a wanted individual, identified as Jeffrey Ambrose, age 28, of Seymour was known to be in the Old Corn Factory in Scottsburg, Indiana. Deputy Ward located Ambrose and he was taken into custody. Ambrose's warrant is for FAILURE TO COMPLY.


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On October 13, 2019, Deputy John Smith and Reserve Deputy Cory Hulsizer conducted a premises check of the Old Corn Factory when they discovered individuals sleeping in a tent. The individuals did not have permission to be in the building by property owners and were "squatting" for shelter. Deputy Smith and Reserve Deputy Hulsizer identified one female, Alexandra Casey, age 26, of Scottsburg, acting in a suspicious manner. Casey consented to a search of her belongings, specifically a purse. Deputies discovered hypodermic needles and drug paraphernalia inside the purse. The items were located inside her wallet with Casey's driver's license. Casey was taken into custody and charged with UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF SYRINGE and POSSESSION OF PARAPHERNALIA. Casey was transported to the Scott County Jail.


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On October 14, 2019, Deputy John Smith, Deputy Keith Hartman, Reserve Deputy Bowers, and Officer Hodge with Austin Police Department, responded to Village Court Apartments on a possible intoxicated person. While attempting to locate the individual, Deputies noticed an individual located in Austin Park after hours. Deputies approached the individual and was identified as James Winchester, age 23, of Austin. Winchester was taken into custody and charged with POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE. Winchester was transported to the Scott County Jail.


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

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