Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest and Suspected Stolen Jewelry PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marcus Amos   
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 11:17

On Tuesday, September 26th at approximately 1pm, Trooper Nathan Abbott and his partner, K9 Teague, were patrolling on SR 3 near Charlestown, IN and initiated a traffic stop on a black Ford Mustang for speeding.  Before stopping the vehicle, Trooper Abbott also checked the registration on the vehicle and found that the registered owner of the vehicle had been reported as missing and was also wanted out of Perry County, Indiana on drug charges.  The driver, and only occupant, of the vehicle was identified as Jason Schulthise of Tell City, Indiana, and was found to have a suspended Indiana driver’s license.

Trooper Abbott deployed K9 Teague and obtained a positive alert for the odor of narcotics in the vehicle.  Trooper Abbott requested assistance from other officers from the Sellersburg State Police Post and conducted a search of the vehicle and located suspected narcotics.  As a result of this investigation, Trooper Abbott petitioned the court for a search warrant and a more thorough search was completed at the Sellersburg State Police Post.  As a result of this search, approximately 2 ounces of suspected methamphetamine as well as suspected stolen jewelry were located within a concealed area in the rear of the vehicle.

Jason Schulthise was arrested and currently charged with the following:   Dealing Methamphetamine, Level 2 Felony;  Possession of Methamphetamine, Level 3 Felony;  Maintaining a common Nuisance, Level 6 Felony;  Possession of Paraphernalia, Class A Misdemeanor; Driving while suspended/Prior, Class A Misdemeanor.

Jason Schulthise was transported and incarcerated at the Clark County Jail.

 
New Washington Beautification Committee sponsoring memorial brick project PDF Print E-mail
Written by Janna Ross   
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 09:14

The New Washington Beautification Committee is still sponsoring their project to help fund the committee’s dedication to ongoing projects including the Christmas Tree Light Up Ceremony, Community Flag Program and other projects to help beautify the town.

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Charlestown High School welcomes new teachers PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 09:05

By Amy Velasco
Special Correspondent

Charlestown High School (CHS) welcomes seven new teachers this year. Samantha Greer, Jessica Sarver, Joshua Whicker, Marc McMullen, Meredith Lucas, Eric Metcalfe and Charlie Fraley have all come to teach students and work with them every step of the way. They are all experienced with teaching and have taught at many different schools. Now they are at Charlestown to help out and be a Pirate.

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More than 440 people assisted at Clark County Resource Fair PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 08:14

Paul Stensrud, who along with his wife Michele are the hands, feet, back and mind behind Exit 0, said more than 440 people were assisted in some way at the August 26 Resource Fair in Clark County.

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West Clark Project 2017 Community Input Sessions scheduled PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 08:13

West Clark Project 2017
Community Input Sessions have now been scheduled.

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