A Sellersburg man was arrested early Friday morning after the Indiana State Police spotted a vehicle the suspect was known to be driving.

William E. Crockett, 53, of Teakwood Landing Drive in Sellersburg was arrested on a warrant from Louisville Metro Police and also charged with possession of firearms without a license. He was booked into the Clark County Jail.


At approximately 12:52 am, Trooper John Cain spotted a vehicle that matched the description of Crockett’s vehicle was allegedly driving, a 2011 Infiniti passenger car.

The Louisville Metro Police Department put out a B.O.L.O., (be on the lookout), for Crockett, and wanted to talk to him about a Murder case in the City of Louisville, KY.

Trooper Cain made a traffic stop on the vehicle at U.S. #31 north of Cooper’s Lane in Clarksville. During the traffic stop Cain noticed four handguns in plain view inside of William Crockett’s car.

Crockett was detained and later incarcerated at the Clark County Jail on charges of Possession of a Firearm without a Firearms License.

The Louisville Metro Police Department obtained an arrest warrant for the charge of Murder on William Crockett. It was served by Trooper John Cain and William Crockett is being held at the Clark County Jail until extradition to Kentucky.

The Jeffersonville City Police and Clarksville Town Police assisted in this investigation.

All Subjects are Innocent until and unless Proven Guilty in a Court of Law