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Home Improvement Fraudsters Operating in Vanderburgh County
May 23, 2017

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office has received reports of asphalt paving scammers operating in Vanderburgh County.... READ MORE 

Confinement Officer Arrested on Dealing and Trafficking Charges
May 22, 2017

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a confinement officer on charges of Dealing in a Scheduled Substance and Trafficking with an Inmate.... READ MORE 

Motorcyclist Killed and ATV Operator Injured in Separate Crashes Saturday
May 14, 2017

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 10:24 PM the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and the German Township Fire Department responded to a motorcycle crash on Mesker Park Drive at the intersection of Kleitz Road.... READ MORE

“Click It or Ticket” Seatbelt Enforcement Blitz Begins Today
May 12, 2017

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership (which includes the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and the Evansville Police Department) will be participating in a statewide “Click It or Ticket” Seatbelt Enforcement Blitz beginning today.... READ MORE

Bicycle Patrol Visits North Junior High School
May 12, 2017

North Junior High School teacher Mr. Mike Flake invited the Sheriff's Office bicycle patrol to greet students as they arrived for class this morning.... READ MORE 

Driver Dies after Striking Building on North Saint Joe Avenue
May 11, 2017

On Thursday, May 11, 2017 at approximately 6:28 AM the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to 4417 North St. Joseph Avenue upon report of a vehicle having crashed into the Safety Kleen building.... READ MORE 

Rollover Crash on US 41 Sends Four to the Hospital
May 08, 2017

On Monday, May 08, 2017 at 4:30 AM the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to US Hwy 41 and E. Mt Pleasant Road upon report of a rollover crash involving injury.... READ MORE 

VCSO Regional Jail Officers Course Graduates 11 New Officers
May 07, 2017

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office graduated eleven (11) new confinement officers from the Indiana Law Enforcement Basic Jail Officers Course last Friday afternoon.... READ MORE 

Sobriety Checkpoint Results for Friday, May 05, 2017
May 06, 2017

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Friday, May 05, 2017 near the intersection of NW 2nd Street and S. 3rd Avenue.... READ MORE 

Sobriety Checkpoint Scheduled for this Weekend
May 03, 2017

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership will conduct a sobriety checkpoint.... READ MORE  

VCSO Begins 2017 Deputy Sheriff Applicant Process
May 01, 2017

Preliminary applications for the 2017 - 2019 Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Sheriff candidate pool are now available online.... READ MORE 

PHONE SCAM: Fake Deputy "Sergeant Russo" Tries to Extort Money
April 28, 2017

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office has received multiple reports of attempted telephone fraud involving a caller claiming to be a Sheriff's Deputy.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office Conducts High Stress Reality Based Training at Civic Center
April 22, 2017

 This week deputy sheriffs and civilian court screeners participated in training exercises focused on violent attacks within the Civic Center and Vanderburgh County Courts Complex.... READ MORE

Four Car Crash on Lloyd Hospitalizes One
April 15, 2017

On Saturday, April 15, 2017 at approximately 8:30 AM the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of the Lloyd Expressway west of the intersection at South Red Bank Road upon report of a motor vehicle crash involving injury.... READ MORE 

Help the Sheriff's Office Identify this Theft Suspect
April 12, 2017

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office is seeking your help to identify this theft suspect.... READ MORE

Increased Enforcement Scheduled for April Distracted Driving Awareness Month
April 01, 2017

Throughout April the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office and the Evansville Police Department will be participating in Distracted Driving Awareness Month.... READ MORE 

Southwest Indiana Sheriffs Visit the State House
March 30, 2017

This past Wednesday and Thursday a group of sheriffs from southwestern Indiana visited the Indiana State House and spoke with office holders and elected representatives about issues facing sheriff's offices across Indiana.... READ MORE 

Phone Scam: Fake Sheriff's Deputy Claims Victim has Arrest Warrant
March 30, 2017

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office has received multiple reports of attempted telephone fraud involving a caller claiming to be a sheriff's deputy.... READ MORE 

New Microchip Reader Helps Reunite Missing Dog from Illinois with Owner
March 26, 2017

Thanks to newly acquired microchip readers, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office was able to reunite a missing Illinois pet with his family.... READ MORE 

Woman Crashes Vehicle into Fire Hydrant while Fleeing from Sheriff's Deputy
March 24, 2017

An Evansville woman is in custody after crashing her motor vehicle into a fire hydrant while fleeing from a sheriff's deputy.... READ MORE 

Be Aware of Common Tax Scams this Tax Season
March 20, 2017

Tax season provides the ideal opportunity for scam artists to prey on unsuspecting tax payers. These scams come in many forms, the most frequent of which are described below.... READ MORE 

Intoxicated Habitual Traffic Violator Drives over Grave Stones, Flees from Deputy
March 09, 2017

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office has arrested an intoxicated habitual traffic violator after observing him drive over grave markers at Sunset Memorial Cemetery.... READ MORE

Unscrupulous Scrapper Snared by Sheriff's Deputy
March 06, 2017

On Monday, March 06, 2017 at 8:24 AM the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to Deig Brothers Construction in order to investigate a complaint of construction equipment theft.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office Seeking Assistance to Identify Robbery Suspect
March 02, 2017

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office is seeking the identification of a suspect who robbed a convenience store last night.... READ MORE 

Sheriff's Deputies and ISP Troopers Assigned to Fugitive Task Force Arrest Escapee
February 26, 2017

On Sunday, February 26, 2017 Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office deputies and Indiana State Police troopers assigned to the United States Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force located an escapee from the Kentucky Department of Corrections.... READ MORE 

Illinois Man Arrested after Photographing Juvenile Performing Sex Acts
February 26, 2017

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office has arrested an Illinois man on charges related to the photographing of sex acts involving a minor.... READ MORE 

Arrest Made after Allegations of Child Molestation at North Side Residence
February 25, 2017

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man on multiple felony charges following an investigation into allegations of child molesting.... READ MORE 

Driver Trapped Underneath Vehicle after Waterworks Road Crash
February 24, 2017

On Friday, February 24, 2017 at 9:22 AM the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to Waterworks Road between US 41 and LST Drive upon report a rollover crash involving occupant ejection.... READ MORE

Suspect Intentionally Rams Patrol Car During Pursuit then Climbs Inside Cruiser
February 21, 2017

A Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office deputy was injured last night after a suspect he was pursuing intentionally rammed the driver door of his patrol car.... READ MORE 

Sheriff's Office to hold Recognition Ceremony
February 16, 2017

On Tuesday, February 21, 2017 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will host a ceremony to recognize the accomplishments of several deputies and confinement officers as well as swear-in two new deputy sheriffs.... READ MORE 

Intoxicated Female Leads Deputies on Pursuit into Gibson County
February 13, 2017

On Sunday, February 12, 2017 at around 9:30 PM deputies responded to the area of north US 41 upon report of an intoxicated driver in a Ford Expedition traveling at a high rate of speed..... READ MORE

Perry Township Man Arrested on Child Molestation Charges
February 10, 2017

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has arrested an Evansville man on multiple counts of Child Molesting.... READ MORE

Indiana Sheriffs' Association Scholarship Program Accepting Applications
February 08, 2017

The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association will again be awarding college scholarships to qualified high school seniors or college students who are pursuing a degree in criminal justice studies.... READ MORE 

Sheriff’s Office Apprehends West Side Wet Bandits
February 07, 2017

The Sheriff’s Office has caught a group of juveniles red-handed after observing them throw a water bottle at a moving motor vehicle. Dozens of victims are believed to have had their vehicles damaged as a result of the group’s activities over the past couple of weekends.... READ MORE 

Home Improvement Impersonators Strike in Northern Vanderburgh County
February 07, 2017

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office is investigating a theft case in which a woman was tricked into allowing the suspects into her home.... READ MORE 

Celebrate Responsibly this Super Bowl
February 04, 2017

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and the Evansville Police Department, in partnership with the Governor’s Council on Impaired & Dangerous Driving and the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI), would like to remind all Indiana motorists to celebrate this year’s Super Bowl responsibly by driving sober and safe.... READ MORE

Deputies Uncover Trove of Stolen Medicine during Traffic Stop
February 02, 2017

On Thursday, February 02, 2017 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to a shoplifting in progress at CVS located at 511 E. Boonville New Harmony Road.... READ MORE

VCSO Regional Jail Officers Course Graduates 10 New Officers
January 27, 2017

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office graduated ten (10) new confinement officers from the Indiana Law Enforcement Basic Jail Officers Course this afternoon.... READ MORE

Arrest Warrant Served on Darmstadt Murder Suspect
January 24, 2017

On Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at approximately 2:00 PM the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office served Mr. Clinton Michael Loehrlein with an arrest warrant related to the shooting of his wife and two daughters.... READ MORE 

Father Kills Wife, Shoots Daughters inside Darmstadt Residence
January 23, 2017

On Monday, January 23, 2017 just after 7:00 AM the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and Scott Township Fire Department responded to an assault in progress at 425 Shillington Drive located within Shadow Bluff Estates in the Town of Darmdstadt..... READ MORE

One Dead, three Injured after Domestic Assault in Darmstadt
January 23, 2017

On Monday, January 23, 2017 just after 7:00 AM the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to an assault in progress at 425 Shillington Drive located within Shadow Bluff Estates in the Town of Darmdstadt.... READ MORE 

Motorcyclist Injured after Crash in Melody Hill Neighborhood
January 21, 2017

On Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 10:05AM the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and MCutchanville Fire Department responded to a motorcycle crash at the intersection of Ivy Meadow Drive and Hedera Drive near Oak Hill Road.... READ MORE

Father and Son Arrested after Carjacking and Home Burglary
January 18, 2017

On Monday, January 16, 2017 at 6:50 PM the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 1600 block of Allens Lane in reference to a holdup in progress. Two CSX railroad employees and a driver for PTI transportation reported they had been robbed at gunpoint and their company vehicle stolen.... READ MORE 

Man Arrested after Attacking Family and Firing Handgun
January 14, 2017

On Saturday, January 14, 2017 at approximately 3:15 PM the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to a fight in progress at 6050 Maggie Valley Drive. The 911 operator advised the responding sheriff’s deputies that there was an open phone line at the residence over which voices could be heard yelling for someone to put a gun down..... READ MORE 

Indiana Sheriff's Association: Sheriff Dave Wedding To Lead Training Committee for K-9 Academy
January 12, 2017

Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding has been tapped by his 91 fellow sheriffs statewide to lead training and policies at the new not-for-profit Indiana Sheriffs’ K-9 Academy.... READ MORE

Overnight Pursuit Ends after Wheel Falls Off Suspect's Vehicle
January 10, 2017

Shortly after midnight on Tuesday, January 10, 2016 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop on a blue 1994 Ford Ranger that was traveling on State Road 66 near Detroy Road.... READ MORE 

Arrest Made after Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse in North Side Home
January 07, 2017

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man on multiple counts of Child Molesting following an investigation into allegations of inappropriate contact between the man and two alleged victims.... READ MORE

Clerk Thwarts Overnight Convenience Store Robbery
January 06, 2017

On Friday, January 06, 2017 at 12:42 am the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of an attempted robbery at the Circle 'S' Convenience Mart on South Red Bank Road.... READ MORE

Are You and Your Family "Ice Aware"?
January 04, 2017

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office wants you and your family to be "Ice Aware" this winter.... READ MORE

Diamond Avenue Crash Kills One, Seriously Injures Another
January 03, 2017

On Tuesday, January 03, 2017 at approximately 1:41pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to the area of Diamond Avenue and St. Joseph Avenue upon report of a crash involving two motor vehicles.... READ MORE 

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