Officers continue gathering information in second week of double homicide case PDF Print E-mail

Detectives with the Sheriff’s Department continue to comb through evidence, collect tips and corroborate facts as the second week of investigation begins into the shooting deaths of Michele R. Brewer, 45, and Jesse Willard “Willie” Bowling, 51.

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Suspected slasher discovered asleep in shed after March 3 incident PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 09 March 2016 08:51

A man suspected of having attacked another with a knife is awaiting a June 28 jury trial over the March 3 incident.

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Six injury accidents reported recently; motorcyclist badly hurt, passenger unconscious PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 09 March 2016 08:50

Three injury accidents occurring between February 25 and 27 occurred in Scottsburg, police records revealed.

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Couple in Austin camper arrested when syringe filled with heroin found by officers PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 09 March 2016 08:47

A couple discovered by officers tipped off about possible drug activity was arrested in a camper on Blunt Avenue in Austin on February 12.

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In the last 72 hours, The Scott County Sheriff’s Office has arrested nine individuals as a result of on-going narcotics investigations and aggressive police work by patrol deputies PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 08 March 2016 13:50
On Saturday, March 5th, 2016, Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Tyler Cross (age 24) and Christopher Reliford (age 20), both from Louisville, Kentucky. Deputies encountered the two after they were involved an accident near State Road 56 and McNeely Road .The two were located in a field near Slab Road and State Road 56 where their vehicle eventually became stuck as they were attempting to leave the scene of the crash. Deputies placed the two into custody after spotting suspected narcotics inside of the vehicle. A search of the vehicle resulted in deputies locating a substantial amount of cocaine, marijuana, baggies, and digital scales. A substantial amount of US currency was located on the two after they were taken into custody.
Cross and Reliford were both charged with Dealing in Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Paraphernalia, Possession of Marijuana and for Maintaining a Common Nuisance.
On Sunday, March 6th, 2016, authorities with the Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at the residence of Morgan Richey located at 554 S. 2nd Street in Scottsburg, Indiana. The search warrant is a result of an on-going narcotics investigation. Upon entry, deputies found the residence to be occupied by Morgan Richey (age 30), and Corey Smith (age 22).
During the service of the search warrant, K-9 Deputy Shawn Mayer brought Arina, his drug detection dog, into the residence and conducted a free air sniff. Arina indicated the presence of narcotic odor in numerous areas of the residence. Deputies then began searching the residence and located methamphetamine, paraphernalia associated with drug dealing, and paraphernalia associated with drug use.
Richey was arrested for Dealing in Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, and Possession of Paraphernalia. Smith was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine and Visiting a Common Nuisance.
The Scott County Probation Department assisted the Sheriff’s Office during this investigation.
On Monday, March 7th, 2016, Law Enforcement officers with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, Indiana State Police, and Scottsburg Police interrupted and dismantled a drug operation at 550 Rosewalk Lot # 48 in Scottsburg, Indiana. Law Enforcement executed a search warrant at that residence and located a substantial amount of methamphetamine, heroin, opana, paraphernalia associated with drug dealing, and paraphernalia associated with drug use. Authorities also located a substantial amount of US currency inside of the residence.
During the operation, the Sheriff’s Office arrested Sean Whobrey (age 26), Lindsay Goldman-Trick (age 28), Matthew Haynes (age 22), and Carly Boley (age 23).
Whobrey and Goldman-Trick were arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine and Maintaining a Common Nuisance. Haynes and Boley were arrested for Dealing in Methamphetamine, Possession of a Narcotic Drug (Heroin), Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia and Maintaining a Common Nuisance.
Sheriff Dan McClain says he would like to thank the Indiana State Police, Scott County Probation, and the Scottsburg City Police for their assistance during this operation.
In the evening hours of Monday, March 7th, 2016, Law Enforcement officers with the Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at the home of Carmyn Porter (age 24) at 64 Oak Drive in Scottsburg, Indiana. The search warrant is a result of an on-going narcotics investigation. During the execution of the search warrant, deputies located heroin, paraphernalia associated with drug dealing, and a substantial amount of US currency.
Porter was arrested for Dealing in a Narcotic Drug (Heroin), Possession of a Narcotic Drug (Heroin), Maintaining a Common Nuisance, and Possession of Paraphernalia.
Sheriff McClain advises that his office will exhaust every resource they can to pursue drug dealers and states that his deputies will continue to be aggressive when it comes to drug enforcement. Sheriff McClain states that his agency will continue to work with the local, state, and federal authorities to combat low level, mid level, and high level drug dealing.
Sheriff McClain encourages the citizens of Scott County to report any suspicious activity, including drug activity, to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff McClain reminds the citizens that the Sheriff’s Office maintains several options for reporting criminal activity anonymously including the department’s website, Facebook page, and a tip line.

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