Category: Jennings County

Traffic Stop of Unlicensed Driver Leads to House Bust of Meth, Cash and Weapons

A traffic stop for an unlicensed driver has led to a cash, weapons and drug seizure at a residence near the Muscatatuck Caverns. According to reports from the Jennings County Sheriff’s department, At around 6:30 PM on Thurday, March 9th, a black Chevy Blazer turned southbound onto state road 3 near an Autozone parking lot.…

Indiana State Police Names New District Commander for Versailles

Indiana State Police District 42 Versailles, Indiana receives it’s new State Police Commander. On Monday, February 20th, ISP Superintendent Douglas Carter announced that Sergeant Paul Adams is being promoted to Lieutenant and serve as the District Commander for the Versailles area. Adams is a 1988 graduate of Seymour High School and then graduated from Indiana…

Eight Arrested as Indiana State Police Conduct Crime Sweep

On Sunday, Indiana State Troopers arrested eight criminals. They were conducting a patrol of the area searching for criminal offenses. Troopers arrested the individuals on minor offenses such as: false informing and drug use. That same day two women, Jennifer Acree and Louann Parton, were found with methamphetamine, heroine, marijuana, controlled substances, and drug paraphernalia…

Collision with Semi Causes Vehicle Fire in North Vernon Intersection

In North Vernon, a collision with a semi has left one man in the hospital after his vehicle caught fire. According to witnesses, 77 year old, William Thompkins, Columbus resident, ran a red light on SR 7 at the 750 bypass and collided with a semi. Thompkins ford focus then became trapped under the trailer…

Heroin and Meth Found in Residence of Car Theft Suspect

A Stolen Car, Meth, Heroin and more are found in kahootz in Jennings County. Sheriff Deputy Cody Low served an arrest warrant on Damon Clark at 1413 Magnolia Place. According to a press release, while at the residence, Low observed a vehicle in the driveway matching the description of stolen vehicle from Bishop Motor sales…

Local Man Remains Missing after Three Days, Searches Commence

Monday February 6, 2017, @ approximately 7:00 AM the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a missing person from the Dupont, Indiana, area. A family member of Donald Bladen Jr. 53 reported that “Donnie” was last seen at approximately 9:00 AM Saturday February 4, 2017, in Jefferson County, Indiana. Mr. Bladen was last…