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VINCENNES POLICE DEPARTMENT

CHIEF DUSTIN LUKING

PRESS RELEASE

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

DATE: 04/23/14

TIME: 12;08 am

OFFICER: Reese

NATURE OF INCIDENT: residential entry

ARRESTED: Douglas R Oliver age 37 from Vincennes

DETAILS: Officers responded to 1207 upper 11th in regards to a male subject fighting in the house. Upon arrival the male had left the area. Officers responded back to the residence a short time later and Found Mr. Oliver inside the residence. Mr. Oliver was placed under arrest for two counts of Residential entry. He was transported to the Knox Co jail and booked in on the above two 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: 04/22/14

TIME: 11:42pm

OFFICER: Reese

NATURE OF INCIDENT: Battery

ARRESTED: Tevin T Hall age 23 From Chicago IL

DETAILS: Officers responded to 90 Thompson dr in reference to a fight call. Officers located Mr. Hall and placed him under arrest for Battery. He was transported to the Knox co jail and booked in on the above charge

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: 4/22/14

TIME: 11:05am

OFFICER: Detective Sgt. J. Hillenbrand

NATURE OF INCIDENT: Child Molestation

DETAILS: Arrested: Van Pek Thang (20 yr old) Charge: Child Molestation (B-Felony)

On Tuesday, April 22, 2014, detectives with the Vincennes Police Dept. arrested 20 year old Van Pek Thang. After an extensive investigation by the police department, Division of Child Services, as well as the Knox County Prosecutor’s Office, Thang was arrested without incident.

The incident occurred in August 2012. A probation violation hold was placed on Thang once booked into the Knox County Jail so there will be no bond.

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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: 04/21/14

TIME: 2;45 am

OFFICER: Halter

NATURE OF INCIDENT: Traffic stop/Drugs

ARRESTED: Tamara M Shoulders age 42 from LawrencevilleIL

DETAILS: Officers stopped a vehicle in the 1400 Block of Buntin for a traffic offense. Located in the Vehicle was Ms Shoulders. Ms Shoulders was placed under arrest for Possession of Meth, Reckless Possession of Paraphernalia, Possession of a syringe, and Possession of a Legend drug. She was transported to the Knox Co jail and booked in for 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: 04/21/2014

TIME: 12:39 am

OFFICER: Sgt. Williams

NATURE OF INCIDENT: Traffic Stop/DUI

DETAILS: Sgt. Williams initiated a traffic stop at 5th and Main on 04/21/14 in reference to an unsafe start infraction. During the traffic stop an operating while intoxicated investigation was imitated due to the odor of intoxicating beverages. Edward Joe Gaines, 48, Vincennes, was arrested for driving while suspended misdemeanor and operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior conviction.

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: 04/20/14

TIME: 10:10pm

OFFICER: Alexander

NATURE OF INCIDENT: Fight call

ARRESTED: Dakota B Cooper age 20 from Vincennes

DETAILS: Officers were called to 127 E New Albany in reference to a fight call. Officers arrested Mr. Cooper for Disorderly Conduct and transported to the Knox Co jail and booked in on the above charge.

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: Friday, April 18, 2014

TIME: 5:30 PM

OFFICER: Ptl Martin & Capt Hagen

NATURE OF INCIDENT: Trespassing

ARRESTED: John L. Jamison 54YO Vincennes, IN

CHARGE: Trespassing

ARRESTED: Christopher E. Anderson 23YO Vincennes, IN

CHARGE: Disorderly Conduct

Resisting Law Enforcement

On Friday, 04-18-14 at about 5:30 PM Officers were dispatched to Marathon Quick Stop Convenient Store at 29 S. 6th, the N.W. corner of 6th & Vigo St. in reference to a person refusing to leave the property. Officers arrived on the scene and it was very chaotic with several people yelling and screaming.

Chris Anderson was on the scene yelling “citizen’s arrest, citizen’s arrest” as Chris Anderson had taken matters into his own hands, and used Chris’s personal handcuffs to handcuff John Jamison.

Chris Anderson advised he had made a citizen’s arrest on John Jamison because John Jamison had thrown a rock at a vehicle where Chris’s son was sitting in and that was a felony.

Chris Anderson repeatedly refused to calm down and continued yelling, “citizen’s arrest, citizen’s arrest”. Chris Anderson was arrested for Disorderly Conduct. As Chris Anderson was being arrested he continued to interfere and resist, and additional charge of Resisting Law Enforcement was added to Chris’s arrest.

The store owner and a bystander advised that John Jamison was repeatedly advised by the store owner to leave the property, but John Jamison refused to leave the property. John Jamison was arrested for Trespassing. Both Chris Anderson & John Jamison were transported to the Knox County Jail and lodged on the above charges.

Officers are continuing the investigation for possible additional violations of IndianaState laws and further arrest.

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: Friday, April 18, 2014

TIME: 5:30 PM

OFFICER: Ptl Martin & Capt Hagen

NATURE OF INCIDENT: Trespassing

ARRESTED: John L. Jamison 54YO Vincennes, IN

CHARGE: Trespassing

ARRESTED: Christopher E. Anderson 23YO Vincennes, IN

CHARGE: Disorderly Conduct

Resisting Law Enforcement

On Friday, 04-18-14 at about 5:30 PM Officers were dispatched to Marathon Quick Stop Convenient Store at 29 S. 6th, the N.W. corner of 6th & Vigo St. in reference to a person refusing to leave the property. Officers arrived on the scene and it was very chaotic with several people yelling and screaming.

Chris Anderson was on the scene yelling “citizen’s arrest, citizen’s arrest” as Chris Anderson had taken matters into his own hands, and used Chris’s personal handcuffs to handcuff John Jamison.

Chris Anderson advised he had made a citizen’s arrest on John Jamison because John Jamison had thrown a rock at a vehicle where Chris’s son was sitting in and that was a felony.

Chris Anderson repeatedly refused to calm down and continued yelling, “citizen’s arrest, citizen’s arrest”. Chris Anderson was arrested for Disorderly Conduct. As Chris Anderson was being arrested he continued to interfere and resist, and additional charge of Resisting Law Enforcement was added to Chris’s arrest.

The store owner and a bystander advised that John Jamison was repeatedly advised by the store owner to leave the property, but John Jamison refused to leave the property. John Jamison was arrested for Trespassing. Both Chris Anderson & John Jamison were transported to the Knox County Jail and lodged on the above charges.

Officers are continuing the investigation for possible additional violations of IndianaState laws and further arrest.

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: Friday, April 18, 2014

TIME: 2:41 PM

OFFICER: Ptl Halter

NATURE OF INCIDENT: Traffic – Custody Arrest

ARRESTED: Joseph A. Finch 24YO Vincennes, Indiana

CHARGES: Driving While Suspended – Prior

No Proof of Financial Responsibility (Insurance)

Expired Plates truck & trailer (citations)

On Friday, 04-18-14 at about 2:41 PM an officer observed expired plates on a trailer being pulled by truck with expired plates in the area of Kimmell Road & Ford Road. A traffic stop was made and the driver was found to be, Joseph Finch, who was a suspended driver. Joseph Finch was taken into custody for Suspended Driver – prior. The vehicle and trailer were towed.

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