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Police/Courts

  • Cannelton PD arrests three on drug charges

    CANNELTON – An investigation by the Cannelton Police Department led to the arrests Feb. 8 of three people.

    Rachel James, 44, Nickolis Landry, 35, and Dylan Parr, 25, all of Cannelton, we’re arrested at a residence in the 700 block of S. Seventh Street after a lengthy investigation, officers said.

    Officer Kyle Lutgring, the lead officer, was able to develop enough information to obtain a search warrant, which was served Friday night, police said.

  • Perry County man sentenced to time served

    TELL CITY – Brock Smith, 30, of Perry County was sentenced Wednesday to time served for the Class C misdemeanor of operating a vehicle with a controlled substance in his body.

    The offense carried a maximum 60-day sentence but he had served 560 days on house arrest after posting bond from jail.

  • Grants to support substance abuse prevention programs

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Substance Abuse Committee is pleased to announce that they awarded $14,054.34 in grants to local agencies.  A presentation ceremony was held Wednesday, Jan. 16 at the Perry County Detention Center.  The mission of the Perry County Substance Abuse Committee is to address health and social issues in the community resulting from substance abuse. Grants were awarded as follows:

  • Trial of man blamed in fatal collision begins today

    TELL CITY – A rural Tell City man charged with causing a 2015 collision that claimed the life of a Bristow teenager is scheduled to stand trial beginning today.

  • 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.