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Police/Courts

  • Deputies investigate Sycamore Road theft

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Sheriff’s Department investigated the theft of an all-terrain vehicle and a zero-turn mower stolen sometime last week from property on Sycamore Road.

    Sheriff’s deputies were notified Jan. 11 that  the ATV and mower were taken from a carport. The ATV is a green 2012 Honda with a winch on the front. The lawn mower is an orange Bad Boy Maverick.

    Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s department at (812) 547-2441 or an anonymous tip line at (812) 547-9563.

  • TCPD make burglary, drug arrests

    TELL CITY – Tell City police officers arrested several people Tuesday as part of their ongoing investigation into a burglary and alleged narcotics violations. 

    On Dec. 11, 2018, the Tell City Police Department  served search warrants at 1343 Ninth. St., the home of Marvin Gentry and Kelli James and 1537 Main St., the home of David Dickman.

    Police also had additional search warrants for another residence and vehicle belonging to Curtis Bennett and Heather Scott.

  • Substance abuse prevention grants available

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Substance Abuse Committee is accepting grant requests for the 2018 grant cycle.

    After prom programs must complete an application to be considered for funding. Applications are available online at www.perrycountysubstanceabuse.org. The deadline for submitting applications is 4 p.m. Nov. 2. Please scan and e-mail forms to pcsubstabuse@psci.net or mail applications to PCSAC, P.O. Box 442, Tell City, IN  47586. Contact Natalie Bolin with any questions at (812) 204-4669.

  • Medicine Cabinet Clean-Out Day Oct. 27

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Substance Abuse Council, along with Tell City Police Department, Perry County Sheriff’s Department, Perry County Solid Waste Management District, Dr. Isaac Gatwood-Memorial Health Bristow and the Drug Enforcement Administration are sponsoring a Medicine Cabinet Clean-Out Day on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Tell City Volunteer Fire Department and at Dr. Gatwood-Memorial Health north of  Bristow.

  • Medicine Cabinet Clean-Out Day Oct. 27 at two locations

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Substance Abuse Council, along with Tell City Police Department, Perry County Sheriff’s Department, Perry County Solid Waste Management District, Dr. Isaac Gatwood- Memorial Health Bristow and federal authorities are sponsoring a Medicine Cabinet Clean-Out Day on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Tell City Volunteer Fire Department and at Memorial Health located along Indiana 145 north of Bristow.

  • TC officers issue 116 traffic citations, warnings during campaign; four arrests made

    TELL CITY – Over a 24-day period, Tell City Police issued 116 traffic citations and warnings; made 4 arrests during the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over mobilization.

    About 230 Indiana law-enforcement agencies joined thousands nationwide to increase roving patrols, saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints. Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over is supported with National Highway Traffic Safety Administration funds distributed by the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute.

  • Cannelton property owner arrested for assisting a criminal

    CANNELTON – An out-of-state warrant landed two people in jail Tuesday after police learned a Cannelton woman was assisting a man wanted in Kentucky on felony charges.

  • Trooper goes above and beyond to help young mother with newborn

    CRAWFORD COUNTY – Early Tuesday morning, Indiana State Police Sgt. George Wooten responded to Interstate 64 westbound near the 95 mile marker after receiving a report of a single vehicle accident with a minor injury.

    The driver, Kaitlyn Wood, 19, of Seymour, had hydroplaned and veered off the road during an early morning rain storm that resulted in a minor injury.

    Wood had her newborn in the vehicle at the time of the accident. She and her newborn were transported to the Harrison County Hospital via ambulance as a precautionary measure.

  • Click it or Ticket patrols coming

    TELL CITY –  Later this month, Tell City Police will join law-enforcement  agencies across Indiana and the nation to increase enforcement of seat-belt laws for Click It or Ticket. Multiple weeks of high-visibility patrols will be watching for unrestrained  passengers in cars and trucks, both children and adults, the front seat and back, both day and night.

  • Sheriff, child-care agency begins new program for county offenders

    PERRY COUNTY – A nonprofit organization that serves as the official child care resource and referral agency for Southwestern Indiana is beginning a collaboration with the Perry County Sheriff’s Department to provide training series for inmates at the Perry County Detention Center. Sheriff Alan Malone said it marks first time 4C of Southern Indiana has had the opportunity to train those incarcerated in the 14 counties served in Indiana.