Team Effort Among Agencies Land 20 People in Jail
Scott County Sheriff's Office
Sheriff Jerry Goodin
111 South First Street
Scottsburg, Indiana 47170
Tag Team Effort between Deputies, Troopers, Austin Officers and Warrant Walk- Ins, lands 20 people in the Scott County Jail in 48 Hours for numerous offenses
Tip from the Sheriff: Do not come to the Sheriff's Office while intoxicated or as a Suspended Driver. Two find out the hard way, you will Be Arrested
Scott County-In the last 48 Hours officers from the Scott County Sheriff's Office, Indiana State Police and the Austin City Police along with Warrant Walk-Ins lodged a total of twenty people in the Scott County Jail on various charges. Below are the Arrests and Walk-ins from the Sheriff's Office, (photos below description of arrest). See Scott County Sheriff's Office website for the photos of the arrests made by the Indiana State Police, (Five Arrests) and Austin Police Department, (Two Arrests).
On April 7, 2021, First Sergeant John Hartman and the Scott County Probation Office conducted a home visit in Scottsburg at the home of Jason Wesson. While conducting the home visit an investigation led to the arrest of two people for drug related charges. Jason Wesson, 44, of Scottsburg was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine and Maintaining a Common Nuisance. Josephine Holt, 38, of Scottsburg was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Unlawful Possession of a Syringe and Possession of Paraphernalia.
On April 7, 2021, First Sergeant John Hartman observed Ereinna Woods, age 40, of Scottsburg, at Scott County Sheriff's Office and appeared to be impaired. Further investigation revealed, Woods is on probation and was taken to Community Corrections. Woods advised an individual, identified as Don Strong, age 58, of Lexington, and was enroute to pick her up. F/Sgt. Hartman observed Don Strong in his vehicle by the Sheriff's Office. Upon further investigation, Strong was a Habitual Traffic Violator and was driving without a valid license. Woods was taken into custody and arrested for Public Intoxication and Escape-Flees from Lawful Detention. Strong was arrested and charged with Habitual Traffic Violator, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Maintaining a Common Nuisance.
Late last night, Corporal Johnny Coomer and Deputy Josh Hammond conducted a traffic stop on State Road #56 east of Scottsburg. During the stop an investigation led to the arrest of the driver, Christopher Bott, M/40, Dupont, IN was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Possession of a 1, 2, 3 or 4 Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana and Driving While Suspended Prior. The passenger of the vehicle, Tricia Engle, F/33, was also arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine, Visiting a Common Nuisance, Possession of a 1, 2, 3, or 4 Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia and Violation of the Legend Drug Act.
On 4-6-2021 just after 8:00 pm, Deputy Zach Brown made a traffic Stop on U. S. #31 in Underwood on Christopher Kiviniemi, M/47, Scottsburg, IN. During the stop it was discovered Christopher Kiviniemi was a Habitual Traffic Violator and never a Licensed Driver. Marijuana and Paraphernalia were also located. He was charged, Habitual Traffic Violator, Operator Never Licensed, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia
Below are Warrant Walk-Ins and their Charges listed below their photo. Warrant Walk-Ins are people wanted on a Warrant or Writ and turn themselves into the Scott County Jail or are transported to the Scott County Jail after being arrested by another police agency on Scott County Charges.
Tonya Williams-Oleck, F/43/ Scottsburg, IN
Warrant-(Theft over $750 and Exploitation of Dependent or Endangered Adult)
William Deaton, M/20, Austin, IN
FAILURE TO APPEAR (Operator Never Receiving a License)
Shelly Coomer, F/38, Austin, IN
FAILURE TO APPEAR (Possession of a Syringe)
Mohammed Ibrahim, M/23, Charlestown, IN
FAILURE TO APPEAR (Possession of Methamphetamine, Theft, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Unauthorized Entry and Possession of Paraphernalia)
Benjamin McIntosh, M/34, Crothersville, IN
FAILURE TO APPEAR (Possession of Cocaine or Schedule 1 or 2 or Narcotic Drug, Carrying a Handgun without a Permit)
FAILURE TO APPEAR (Escape)
Christopher Monroe, M/41, Scottsburg, IN
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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.