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Police/Courts

  • Tell City Police Department kicks off March enforcement blitz

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Police Department has announced it will join efforts with over 250 Indiana state and local law enforcement agencies to increase education and enforcement around dangerous and impaired driving.

    From March 3-26, officers across the state will conduct high-visibility patrols  specifically designated to identify and intercept those driving aggressively and under the influence.

  • Two arrested last week on drug charges

    TELL CITY – On Feb. 14, officers with the Tell City Police Department arrested 37-year-old Christopher R. Salter of Tell City.

    Salter was wanted on an outstanding warrant issued through the Perry Circuit Court for the charge of intimidation with a deadly weapon. Officers located him hiding under the bed inside a residence at 730 17th St. in Tell City.

  • Reserve officer of the year
  • Three face methamphetamine dealing charges

    TELL CITY – Three Tell City residents face drug charges after a Tell City Police Department investigation into illegal drug trafficking led to their arrest last week.

    According to Tell City Police Department Detective Roger Smith, three separate  investigation wrapped up Thursday with the arrests of Nathaniel Gadson, 47, Timothy M. Schraner, 32, and Megan M. Schneider, 23.

  • Police talk man from bridge

    CANNELTON – Local police were able to talk an apparently suicidal man from the Lincoln Trail Bridge in Cannelton before dawn Sunday.

    At approximately 4:17 a.m., Tell City Central Dispatch received multiple 911 calls in reference to a male subject on the Lincoln Trail Bridge in Cannelton. Perry County Sheriff’s Deputy Daymion Marsh made initial contact with the subject and immediately established a rapport, maintaining conversation.  Negotiators from the Perry County Sheriff’s Department and the Tell City Police Department were summoned to the scene.

  • Albin charged in second theft case

     

    TELL CITY – A Tell City woman already facing a theft charge was arrested Saturday for allegedly taking $15,000 from the Perry County Council on Aging.

  • New Year’s crash
  • Veteran deputy back on patrol

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    PERRY COUNTY – A once familiar face will again be on patrol with the Perry County Sheriff’s Department. Daymion Marsh was recently hired as a deputy, filling a need that will help the department add full-time security at the courthouse.

  • Tell City police cap busy December

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Police Department has announced the completion of increased enforcement during the 2016 Christmas and New Year’s holiday travel periods. During this 31-day period, the following citations and warnings were written, along with criminal and felony arrests.

  • Thursday pursuit