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The Scott County Sheriff's Office Continues Making Scott County Safer


Scott County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff Jerry Goodin

News Release


111 South First Street                                       Date 06/18/2020

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170


Immediate Release

The Scott County Sheriff's Office Continues Making Scott County Safer

Scott County-On June 17, 2020, Sgt. John Hartman responded to the area of US 31 South of Scottsburg in reference to a report of reckless driving.  Upon arrival he observed the alleged suspect vehicle and conducted a traffic stop.  An investigation led to the arrest of Patrick Cozart, 29, of Scottsburg for Dealing in Cocaine or Narcotic Drug, Possession of Cocaine or a Schedule I or II Narcotic Drug At Least 5 Grams but Less Than 10 Grams, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Possession of Paraphernalia, Operating While Intoxicated, Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated Endangering a Person and Possession or Use of a Legend Drug. 

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On June 17, 2020, the Scott County Sheriff's Office assisted agents with the A.T.F., the Indiana State Police and the U.S. Marshalls with the service of a Felony Parole Warrant.  Joseph Burhop, 32, from Hesperia, California was wanted for Fleeing Police with a Vehicle, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Felony Obstruction of an Officer and Robbery out of California. Deputy Josh Juliot conducted a traffic stop after Deputy John Smith used the Sheriff's Office Drone to locate the suspect in Scottsburg. 

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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.