Deputies Pursue Fleeing Felon

2022-NR-0629 Contact: Lt .Brian Traylor 812-421-6201 UPDATE:  Deputies received information regarding the whereabouts of Williams.  He was located on Slate Road by Deputies a short time later and taken into custody without incident.  He is currently being housed in ...

Several Injured in Single Vehicle Crash

2022-NR-0629 Contact Person: Lt. K. Blessinger Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle crash on Old Princeton Road, north of Baseline Road.  Upon arrival, Deputies found one adult ejected from the vehicle as well as three other...

Fireworks: Know the Law for a Safe and Legal Fourth of July

DATE: June 27, 2022 SUBJECT: Fireworks: Know the Law for a Safe and Legal Fourth of July RELEASE NUMBER: 2022-NR-0627 CONTACT: Lt. Noah Robinson AUTHORITY: Sheriff Dave Wedding The Fourth of July is fast approaching and many area residents are stocking up on bottle...

June 2022 Merit Board Executive and Regular Session Notice

June 2022 Merit Board Executive and Regular Session Notice DATE: June 17, 2022 SUBJECT: June 2022 Merit Board Executive Session Notice RELEASE NUMBER: 2022-NR-0617 CONTACT: Major Mark Rasure AUTHORITY: Sheriff Dave Wedding EXECUTIVE SESSION MEDIA NOTICE Notice is...
Sheriff’s Office Issues Warning about “CAT” Thieves

Sheriff’s Office Issues Warning about “CAT” Thieves

Nationally, catalytic converter thefts are increasing, and Evansville is no exception. Sheriff Dave Wedding would like Vanderburgh County residents to be aware of this trend, and to know how to reduce the chance of being victimized. Since 1975 all vehicles sold in the...

Permitless Carry to Take Effect on July 1st

With changes to Indiana’s New Permitless Handgun Carry Law set to take effect on July 1st, the Sheriff’s Office thought it might be helpful to review the new law. What is changing: On July 1st, anyone over the age of 18 may carry a handgun in public without the need...

Vanderburgh Jail Inmates Graduate Substance Abuse Program (Update)

2022-NR-0525 Contact: Major Chad Ferguson 812-421-6260 Vanderburgh County Jail Inmates Substance Abuse Program Graduation Ceremony On Wednesday, May 25 at 1:30 p.m., four Vanderburgh County Jail Inmates were the first offenders to graduate the Q360 Substance Abuse...

Gas and Electrical Line Break Incident Ends with No Injuries

2022-NR-0523 Contact: Lt. Kerri Blessinger 812-421-6341 Deputies were dispatched to Windemere Drive as a contract crew struck a gas line and an electrical line while digging.  The immediate area was evacuated and residents were kept on the perimeter while emergency...