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Community help leads to Arrest


Community Help Leads to an Arrest

Multiple other Arrests made by the Scott County Sheriff's Office

Scott-The Scott County Sheriff's Office received information of alleged drug activity in and around a residence on English Avenue in Austin. Lieutenant Detective John Hartman was assigned the case and an investigation was conducted.  Lt. Detective Hartman obtained a search warrant for the residence that was served on Friday September 3rd,    (Austin Police Department assisted). The case was submitted to the Scott County Prosecutor and on September 9, 2021, an arrest warrant was issued for Jeremiah Hardin, age 41, of Austin. He was charged with Possession of Cocaine or Schedule I or II Narcotic Drug, Possession of Methamphetamine, Unlawful Possession of a Syringe, and Maintaining a Common Nuisance. 


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On September 7, 2021, First Sergeant Charlie Morgan responded to a welfare check.  Upon arrival, he made contact with Curtis Gilbert, age 31, of Scottsburg.  Further investigation led to the arrest of Gilbert for Invasion of Privacy.  He was transported to the Scott County Jail.


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On September 8, 2021, Deputy Kacey Recshar initiated a traffic stop in Scottsburg.  He made contact with the driver of the vehicle and passenger, identified as Robert Wolfe, age 60, of Austin.  Further investigation led to the arrest of Robert Wolfe for Possession Methamphetamine.  He was transported to the Scott County Jail.


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On September 9, 2021, First Sergeant Johnney Coomer responded to Hardy Lake in reference to a disturbance.  Upon arrival, Sergeant Coomer made contact with Jeanne Pearson, age 43, of Norman, Indiana.  Further investigation led to the arrest of Pearson for Public Intoxication, Possession of Paraphernalia, and Possession of Marijuana/Hash Oil/Hashish or Salvia.  She was transported to the Scott County Jail. 


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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.