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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 

Phone Scam: Fake Sheriff's Deputy Claims Victim has Arrest Warrant
January 23, 2017

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office has a report of attempted telephone fraud involving a caller claiming to be a sheriff's deputy.... 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 

Scooter Flees from Deputy into Howell Railroad Yard
January 02, 2017

Shortly after midnight on Monday, January 02, 2017 a Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office deputy attempted to stop a motor scooter for an equipment violation in the area of South Barker Avenue near Howell Park.... READ MORE

VCSO Rings Bells for Red Kettle Campaign
December 17, 2016

Members of the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office volunteered to raise money for the Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign this Saturday.... READ MORE

Driver Flees from Deputies, Apprehended by Canine
December 16, 2016

On Friday, December 16th at 12 PM, a canine handler with the Vanderburgh County Sheriff' s Office and Joint Narcotics Task Force attempted to stop a suspect in the area of Columbia St. and 2nd Ave. for a narcotics investigation...READ MORE

 

 

Traffic Stop leads Deputies to Narcotics Arrest
December 15, 2016

On Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 11:30pm a Deputy with the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office made a traffic stop that resulted in the seizure of a large quantity of illegal narcotics....READ MORE

Kids enjoy Christmas Shopping with members of the Sheriff's Office
December 13, 2016

On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office put on their annual “Christmas with the Kids” program.... READ MORE

Crash on Darmstadt Road Hospitalizes Passenger
December 12, 2016

On Monday, December 12, 2016 at approximately 12:51pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to Darmstadt Road near Clearcrest Lane in reference to a single vehicle crash with injuries.... READ MORE 

Sheriff’s Office Breaks Ground on New Operations Center
December 12, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office, Vanderburgh County Commissioners, Vanderburgh County Council and Evansville-Vanderburgh County Building Authority held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Sheriff’s Office Operations Center on Monday.... READ MORE

Overnight High Speed Crash Seriously Injures 17-year-old
December 11, 2016

On Sunday, December 11, 2016 at approximately 1:18am the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to Old State Road north of Mt. Pleasant Road in reference to a single vehicle crash with injuries.... READ MORE

Driver who Killed Pedestrian on Boonville New Harmony Rd Arrested
December 09, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office has arrested the driver of a pick-up truck who killed a pedestrian on W. Boonville New Harmony Road last September.... READ MORE 

Sheriff’s Office Operations Center Groundbreaking Scheduled for Monday
December 08, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office, Vanderburgh County Commisioners and Vanderburgh County Council will hold a groundbreaking event for the new Sheriff’s Office Operations Center on Monday..... READ MORE

Man Arrested for Child Molesting at In-Home Daycare
December 07, 2016

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

Home Improvement Contractor Arrested for Theft and Fraud
December 07, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office has arrested an Evansville home improvement contractor on charges of Theft and Fraud.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Deputies and ISP Troopers Assigned to Fugitive Task Force Arrest Indiana Man who Kidnapped, Shot, Buried Wife
December 06, 2016

This past Friday, Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office deputies and Indiana State Police troopers assigned to the United States Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force located a man wanted for the kidnapping and shooting death of his wife.... READ MORE

VCSO Prepares for Christmas with the Kids
December 06, 2016

On Tuesday, December 13th 2016, members of the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will participate in their annual “Christmas with the Kids” program.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Deputies work annual Santa Clothes Club Telethon
December 04, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office manned the phone bank tonight at the annual Santa Clothes Club Telethon.... READ MORE

Fatal Crash on North US 41 at Volkman Road
December 02, 2016

On Friday, December 02, 2016 at approximately 2:44pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to the intersection of US Highway 41 and Volkman Road upon report of a crash involving two motor vehicles, one of which had overturned.... READ MORE 

Beware of Porch Pirates this Holiday Season
November 28, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office is cautioning residents about "porch piracy".... READ MORE

Sobriety Checkpoint Results for Wednesday, November 23, 2016
November 24, 2016

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Wednesday, November 23, 2016.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office Investigating Shooting in Key West Estates
November 22, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred in a west side residence early this morning.... READ MORE

Don't Wreck Your Thanksgiving: DUI Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday
November 22, 2016

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 in support of a nationwide 'Safe Family Travel' drunk driving enforcement campaign.... READ MORE

Drunk Driver Flees Crash after Seriously Injuring Juvenile
November 19, 2016

On Saturday, November 19th at 1:10am the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to 8901 Old State Road in reference to a motor vehicle crash with injuries.... READ MORE

K-9 Deputy Arrests Fleeing Felon with the Assistance of Bystander
November 17, 2016

On Wednesday, November 15, 2016 at approximately 2:20pm a K-9 deputy assigned to the Joint Drug Task Force observed a Toyota Camry traveling on Maxwell Avenue near Kentucky Avenue.... READ MORE 

Residents Cautioned about Thefts from Vehicles
November 15, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office would like to make residents aware of a crime trend that our Criminal Investigations Section has been tracking. Since the beginning of November, thieves have been targeting unsecured vehicles and removing property.... READ MORE 

Alcohol a Factor in Early Morning Crash
November 11, 2016

On Friday, November 11, 2016 at approximately 3:16am the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to North Posey County Line Road in reference to a motor vehicle crash with injuries.... READ MORE

Upcoming “Safe Family Travel” Enforcement
November 10, 2016

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership will be increasing patrols this November and December as part of the annual statewide “Safe Family Travel” seatbelt and drunk driving enforcement campaign.... READ MORE 

School Bus Struck while Unloading Students
November 03, 2016

On Thursday, November 03, 2016 at approximately 3:00pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a crash involving a school bus on Old State south of Knollview Drive..... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office Offers Halloween Safety Advice
October 29, 2016

This Halloween the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will be closely monitoring the residential areas of Vanderburgh County outside of the Evansville City limits. Sheriff’s deputies will be watching for unsafe, mischievous and suspicious activity.... READ MORE 

Recognition Ceremony to be Held on Monday
October 28, 2016

On Monday, October 31, 2016 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 of two, new deputy sheriffs.... READ MORE

Illicit McCutchanville Gun Sale Ends in Attempted Murder
October 28, 2016

On Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 7:21pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an armed robbery with shots fired at a residence on Longiron Drive in Eagle Crossing subdivision off Petersburg Road.... READ MORE

Phone Scam: Fake Kidnappers Demand Money
October 17, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of telephone extortion. The victim tricked into believing a family member had been kidnapped and was being held for ransom.... READ MORE

Intoxicated Motorist Runs from Sheriff's Office Only to be Stopped by his Passenger
October 15, 2016

An intoxicated motorist wanted on a felony warrant fled from a sheriff's deputy, but his flight was cut short by the actions of his passenger.... READ MORE

Off-Duty Sheriff's Deputy Arrests Armed Robbery Suspect
October 13, 2016

An off-duty Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office deputy is being credited with the arrest of an armed robbery suspect who was being sought by the Evansville Police Department.... READ MORE

Don't Fall for Harvest Season Hazards
October 10, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind motorists to exercise caution on our county roadways as fall harvest season gets underway.... READ MORE 

Man Apprehended after Stealing a Truck near Airport
October 08, 2016

On Friday, October 07, 2016 at 11:48 pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to Rudd Equipment in response to a stolen vehicle in progress report.... READ MORE

Multiple Drug Dealing Suspects Arrested after Two Separate Vehicle Pursuits
October 06, 2016

On Wednesday, October 05, 2016 at approximately 2:00 pm sheriff’s deputies and Evansville police officers assigned to the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Joint Drug Task Force attempted to stop a vehicle believed to be carrying a shipment of crystal methamphetamine.... READ MORE

Law Enforcement Explorer Post Open House
October 05, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will host a Law Enforcement Explorer open house and Recruitment Night on Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 at 6 p.m.... READ MORE

Phone Scam: Fake Sheriff's Deputy Claims Victim Missed Jury Duty
October 03, 2016

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

West Side Nut Club Fall Festival begins Monday
September 30, 2016

The 95th annual West Side Nut Club Fall Festival begins Monday, October 03, 2016. The weeklong event has been an Evansville tradition since 1921. The festival occupies over four city blocks and will feature food, rides, music, pageants, contests and parades.... READ MORE

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