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Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for 4th of July Weekend
July 01, 2016

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

Drive Safe and Sober this Fourth of July
June 30, 2016

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership, the Governor’s Council on Impaired and Dangerous Driving and the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute would like to remind all Indiana motorists to celebrate the Fourth of July responsibly by driving safe and sober.... READ MORE

Can you Identify the Burglary Suspect in this Video?
June 29, 2016

On Tuesday, June 28, 2016 the McCutchanville Baseball Park concession and maintenance buildings on Petersburg Road were burglarized. The burglary was captured on video and the public's help is being sought to help identify the suspect..... READ MORE 

Fireworks: Know the Law for a Safe and Legal Fourth of July
June 27, 2016

The Fourth of July is fast approaching and many area residents are stocking up on bottle rockets, sparklers and firecrackers. We've summarized Indiana's Fireworks Laws below so that you can stay safe and legal this Independence Day.... READ MORE

Alcohol a Factor in Crash that Hospitalized Three
June 25, 2016

On Saturday, June 25, 2016 at approximately 7:08pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to South Weinbach Avenue north of the I-69 overpass upon report of a vehicle crash involving injury.... READ MORE

Can you Identify the Vehicle Break-in Suspect in this Video?
June 23, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying the vehicle break-in suspect shown in this video.... READ MORE

Suspicious Postal Packages Lead to Drug Dealing Arrest
June 23, 2016

On Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office detectives assigned to the Joint Drug Task Force arrested Mr. Christopher David Darnell on charges related to drug dealing. The investigation began after a United States Postal Inspection Service inspector alerted our office to a series of suspicious shipments addressed to Mr. Darnell.... READ MORE

Early Morning Crash on US 41 Results in Fatality
June 17, 2016

On Friday, June 17, 2016 at approximately 1:21am the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to the area of US Highway 41 at Volkman Road upon report of fatal vehicle crash.... READ MORE

Man who Repeatedly Burglarized Elderly Woman's Home Arrested
June 14, 2016

On Tuesday, June 14, 2016 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office arrested a burglar believed to be responsible for repeatedly breaking into an elderly woman’s home while she slept.... READ MORE

Group of Car Burglars Arrested
June 12, 2016

On Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 4:20am the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in Crown Ridge subdivision upon report of an attempted vehicle break-in.... READ MORE

Can you Identify the Fraud Suspects in this Photo?
June 08, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying these three fraud suspects.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office Announces Passing of K-9 Hunter
June 07, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office announces the passing of K-9 Hunter.... READ MORE

Convicted Sex Offender Arrested for Sexual Misconduct with Minor
June 06, 2016

On Monday, June 06, 2016 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office arrested a convicted sex offender on new charges related to his sexual misconduct with a minor.... READ MORE

VCSO Jail Officers Course Graduates 8 New Officers
June 06, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office graduated eight (8) new confinement officers from the Indiana Law Enforcement Basic Jail Officers Course on Monday, June 06, 2016.... READ MORE

Can you Identify the Burglary Suspect in this Video?
June 06, 2016

On Saturday, June 04, 2016 at 9:41pm Epperson Veterinary Services on N. US 41 was burglarized.  The burglary was captured video and the public's help is being sought to help identify the suspect.... READ MORE

New DNA Technique Helps Secure Narcotics Conviction
June 04, 2016

Thanks in large part to a newly developed DNA analysis technique; on Friday, May 03, 2016 Mr. Dugniqio Dishay Forest was convicted in Vanderburgh Superior Court on charges related to the possession of crack cocaine inside of the Vanderburgh County Jail.... READ MORE

Scooter Suspect Sought for Impersonating a Police Officer
June 01, 2016

During the early morning hours of Tuesday, May 31, 2016 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to Westbrook Trailer Park in reference to an individual impersonating a police officer..... READ MORE

Driver Trapped after Baseline Road Crash
May 31, 2016

On Monday, May 30, 2016 at 7:55pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to the 2900 block of West Baseline Road in reference to a motor vehicle accident with reported injury.... READ MORE

Memorial Day Weekend Activity Report
May 30, 2016

Selected Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office activity for the 2016 Memorial Day weekend is shown below.... READ MORE

Home Improvement Fraud often arrives with Summer
May 27, 2016

So far this year we've had no reports of any home improvement fraud occurring. The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office would like to keep it that way.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office to hold Recognition Ceremony
May 27, 2016

On Wednesday, June 1, 2016 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will host a ceremony to recognize the accomplishments of several deputies as well as swear-in one new deputy sheriff.... READ MORE

Phone Scam: Fake Deputy US Marshal Claims Victim Missed Jury Duty
May 26, 2016

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

Satellite Television Salesmen Suspected of Stealing Prescription Medication
May 26, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is investigating reports of prescription drug theft believed to have been committed by satellite television service salesmen.... READ MORE

Seat Belt Enforcement to be Stepped up on Monday
May 22, 2016

Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement continues throughout May, but a special saturation patrol is planned for Monday evening.... READ MORE

Suspicious Man Reported in West Side Subdivision
May 17, 2016

On Tuesday, May 17, 2016 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a suspicious person report at a residence on Cherry Hill Drive in the Willow Acres Subdivision located on the county’s west side.... READ MORE

Intoxicated Motorist Causes Overnight Power Outage in Carrington Meadows
May 15, 2016

On Saturday May 14, 2016 at approximately 10:54pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office responded to the 13000 block of Petersburg Road upon report a vehicle crash involving a utility pole.... READ MORE

Sobriety Checkpoint Results for Friday, May 13, 2016
May 14, 2016

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Friday, May 13, 2016 near the intersection of NW 2nd Street and S. 3rd Avenue.... READ MORE

Burglary Suspects Lead Deputies on Pursuit
May 14, 2016

On Friday, May 13, 2016 at 9:38pm deputies with the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office were in the area of Upper Mt. Vernon Rd. Avenue and Tekoppel Avenue following up on a residential burglary report.... READ MORE

Detectives Attend Homicide Investigations Training
May 13, 2016

This week, detectives from around the region attended a homicide investigations training course put on by the International Homicide Investigators Association.... READ MORE

Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for this Weekend
May 12, 2016

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

Intoxicated Motorist Injures Two Passengers
May 11, 2016

On Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at approximately 9:39 pm, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a single vehicle crash on Diamond Avenue involving multiple injuries.... READ MORE

Confinement Officer Apprehends Man Breaking into his Vehicle
May 07, 2016

On Saturday, May 07, 2016 at 1:44am an off-duty Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office confinement officer apprehended a suspect trying to break into his personal vehicle.... READ MORE

Additional Arrest Made in Animal Cruelty Case
May 05, 2016

On Thursday, May 05, 2016 at 09:30pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office arrested Mr. Brandyn Alan Cox on charges related to an ongoing animal cruelty investigation.... READ MORE

Memorial Students Assist Sheriff's Office with Seat Belt Survey
May 05, 2016

On Thursday, May 05, 2016 students from Reitz Memorial High School assisted the Sheriff’s Office in conducting seat belt use surveys.... READ MORE

“Click It or Ticket” Seat Belt Enforcement Blitz Begins Friday
May 05, 2016

During a news conference earlier today, representatives of the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership (which includes the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and the Evansville Police Department) along with the Indiana State Police announced details about and answered questions related to the upcoming statewide “Click It or Ticket” Seatbelt Enforcement Blitz.... READ MORE

Arrest Made after Dog Dragged to Death by Vehicle
May 04, 2016

On Tuesday, May 03, 2016 the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Pearl Drive upon report of deceased animal.... READ MORE

Pedestrian Hospitalized after Crash on Broadway Avenue
April 29, 2016

On Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 3:08pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Broadway Avenue west of Strueh Hendricks Road upon report of a pedestiran struck by a motor vehicle.... READ MORE

Burglar Apprehended inside Dove Chapel Church
April 21, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a suspect after responding to a report of a burglary at Dove Chapel Full Gospel Baptist Church located at 4420 Nurrenbern Road.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Deputy Accompanies his Father on Honor Flight
April 17, 2016

Sheriff Dave Wedding paid his respects to a group of veterans this past Saturday who took part in the Honor Flight of Southern Indiana.... READ MORE 

VCSO Investigating Robbery at Mariner Drive MotoMart
April 11, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early morning robbery that occurred at the MotoMart gas station located on Mariner Drive near Lynch Road and Oak Hill Road.... READ MORE

VCSO Career Academy Accepting Applications
April 07, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the 2016 Career Academy.... READ MORE

Sheriff’s Office Patrol Vehicle Struck by Drunk Driver at the Scene of I-64 Tractor-Trailer Crash
April 02, 2016

On Saturday, April 02, 2016 at 4:35 a.m. the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a tractor-trailer crash on Interstate 64.... READ MORE

Join the VCSO at the Guns and Hoses IX Charity Boxing Event April 09, 2016
April 01, 2016

A message from Sheriff Dave Wedding....

Over the past nine years the 911 Gives Hope Guns and Hoses event has raised over $750,000 to benefit children with disabilities in our community.... READ MORE

Sheriff's Office Unveils New Bicycle Patrol Program
April 01, 2016

On Friday, April 01, 2016 at 2:00pm the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office held a press conference at the University of Southern Indiana to announce a new Non-Motorist Safety program.... READ MORE

Woman Arrested after Committing Perjury
March 30, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a woman after she perjured herself on the witness stand.... READ MORE

Phone Scam: Fake FBI Agent Conducting Investigation
March 26, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of telephone fraud involving a caller claiming to be an FBI Agent.... READ MORE

DUI Checkpoint and Saturation Patrols Planned around St. Patrick's Day
March 16, 2016

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership will conduct a sobriety checkpoint along with saturation patrols throughout.... READ MORE 

Crash on I-69 near Green River Road Results in Fatality
March 11, 2016

On Friday, March 11, 2016 at approximately 6:15am the Evansville Police Department responded to the area of I-69 west of S. Green River Road upon report of fatal single vehicle collision. Officers determined that the crash occurred outside the city limits and called for assistance from the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office.... READ MORE 

Arrests Made after Shooting at Angel Mounds
March 05, 2016

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 20-year-old Michael Lynn Alexander Jr. of Princeton after he fled the scene of a shooting at Angel Mounds. Mr. Alexander’s accomplice, 22-year-old Kendra Corrallen Pritchett of Evansville, was arrested by the Indiana State Police.... READ MORE

March Dangerous & Impaired Driving Enforcement Blitz Begins
March 03, 2016

During a news conference earlier today, representatives of the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership (which includes the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and the Evansville Police Department) along with the Indiana State Police announced details about and answered questions related to the upcoming statewide March Dangerous and Impaired Driving Enforcement Blitz.... READ MORE

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