VPD PRESS RELEASE v.3.doc

VINCENNES POLICE DEPARTMENT

CHIEF DUSTIN LUKING

PRESS RELEASE

All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

DATE: 07/15/2014

TIME: 4:15pm

OFFICER: D. Halter VPD 189

NATURE OF INCIDENT: Theft of Gasoline/Drive Off

DETAILS: Michael Lane, 34 years old of Vincennes, was arrested

And charged with 4 counts of theft after an investigation revealed

He had been involved in multiple drive-off complaints from local

Gas stations. Lane was lodged at the Knox County Jail pending bond

And a scheduled court appearance in Knox Superior Court II.

VPD PRESS RELEASE v.3.doc

VINCENNES POLICE DEPARTMENT

CHIEF DUSTIN LUKING

PRESS RELEASE

All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

DATE: 7-14-14

TIME: 01:29pm

OFFICER: K. Waggoner

NATURE OF INCIDENT: Wanted Person

DETAILS:

On the above stated date and time, a Vincennes Police Officer was attending court in the Knox County Superior II courtroom when he observed 33 year old Antwan Lavell Johnson of Vincennes, INin the courtroom. Knowing Johnson was wanted, the Officer took Johnson into custody on a Knox County Superior I Court Warrant for Possession of Methamphetamine and Driving While Suspended-Prior. Johnson is being held in the Knox County Jail on $6500 cash only bond.

VPD PRESS RELEASE v.3.doc

VINCENNES POLICE DEPARTMENT

CHIEF DUSTIN LUKING

PRESS RELEASE

All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

DATE: 07/12/14

TIME: 9:40pm

OFFICER: Officer H. Hensley & Officer J. Gewirtzman

NATURE OF INCIDENT: Resisting Law Enforcement

DETAILS: Arrested: Rodney J. Sherman, 26YOA, Vincennes

Charges: Disorderly Conduct, B Misdemeanor

Resisting Law Enforcement, A Misdemeanor

Trespass(Vehicle), B Misdemeanor

Rodney Sherman was detained by Vincennes Police as a suspect in unlawfully entering several vehicles on S 4th St. Sherman was intoxicated and resisted officers, resulting in his arrest on the above charges.

VPD PRESS RELEASE v.3.doc

VINCENNES POLICE DEPARTMENT

CHIEF DUSTIN LUKING

PRESS RELEASE

All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

DATE: 7-12-14

TIME: 08:41am

OFFICER: K. Waggoner, J. Boger

NATURE OF INCIDENT: Wanted Person

DETAILS:

On the above date and time, Vincennes Police Officers arrived at a residence in the 10 Block of E. Jefferson Ave. Vincennes, IN and arrested 22 year old Curtis Wayne Grant of Vincennes, IN. Grant was arrested for a Knox County Superior II Court Warrant for a Possession of Marijuana Probation Violation. Grant is being held in the Knox County Jail without bond pending court appearance.

VPD PRESS RELEASE v.3.doc

VINCENNES POLICE DEPARTMENT

CHIEF DUSTIN LUKING

PRESS RELEASE

All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

DATE: 07/11/2014

TIME: 6:00pm

OFFICER: H. Hensley / J. Gewirtzman

NATURE OF INCIDENT: Suspicious Subject/Welfare Check

DETAILS: Jose Zuniga, 41 years old of Lexington KY, was arrested for a Knox County Probation Violation Warrant after concerned citizens contacted the police department for a subject that had been asleep under a tree at the First Methodist, Church, 4th and Seminary Streets. Zuniga

Was taken into custody without incident and is being held pending a court appearance in Knox Superior Court II. Zuniga is being held without bond.

VPD PRESS RELEASE v.3.doc

VINCENNES POLICE DEPARTMENT

CHIEF DUSTIN LUKING

PRESS RELEASE

All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

DATE: 7-11-14

TIME: 09:13am

OFFICER: K. Waggoner, M. Julian, M. Ault, J. Boger

NATURE OF INCIDENT: Wanted Person

DETAILS:

On the above date and time, Vincennes Police Officers located Matthew Ryan Campbell, 25, of Lawrenceville, IL at a residence in the 400 Block of N. 12th St.Vincennes, IN. Campbell fled inside and was apprehended after Officers forced entry into the residence. Campbell was located hiding in the attic and was arrested for an outstanding Lawrence County, IL Bond Violation Warrant for Possession of Methamphetamine. Campbell is being held in the Knox County Jail pending extradition to Lawrence County, IL.

VPD PRESS RELEASE v.3.doc

VPD PRESS RELEASE v.3.doc

VPD PRESS RELEASE v.3.doc

VINCENNES POLICE DEPARTMENT

CHIEF DUSTIN LUKING

PRESS RELEASE

All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

DATE: Tue 07-08-2014

TIME: 4:06 PM

OFFICER: Ptl Hammond / Maj Holt / ISP Francis

NATURE OF INCIDENT: Wanted Person

ARRESTED: Germaine R. Nicholson 28YO Gary, Indiana

CHARGE: Bench Warrant 42D02-1407-MC-000207-1

Dealing Controlled Substance & D.W.S. Prior

On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 at about 4:06 PM Germaine R. Nicholson from Gary Indiana was located in the area of 15th & Hart and arrested on a bench warrant issued from Knox County Superior II Court.

VPD PRESS RELEASE v.3.doc

VINCENNES POLICE DEPARTMENT

CHIEF DUSTIN LUKING

PRESS RELEASE

All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

DATE: 07/08/2014

TIME: 4:00pm

OFFICER: Det. J. Hillenbrand / Det. J. Burke / Officer J. Boger

NATURE OF INCIDENT: Burglary

DETAILS: Peter Watson, 33 years old , Vincennes was arrested

For burglary (Level 5 Felony) after an investigation was conducted

Into the burglary of a local business, Zip N Sip, 1885 Hart Street.

The incident occurred during the overnight hours and officers

Conducted the investigation resulting in the arrest of Watson with the

Assistance of the Vincennes Police Department Detective Division.

Watson was taken into custody without incident and is being held

At the Knox County Jail pending bond and a court appearance.

Request for Info/Press Release

Ladies and Gentlemen,

We respectfully request your help in this release. This incident is a sexual assault. We have not previously released the nature of the incident and request out of respect for the victim that the nature of the crime is not released at this time.

Thank You,

VPD PRESS RELEASE 07-09-2014.doc

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