On August 3, 2021, First Sergeant John Hartman responded to Austin in reference to a disturbance call. Upon arrival, an investigation led to the arrest of Cordell Parker, 69, of Austin for Arson, Criminal Trespass, and Public Intoxication. Sergeant Hartman was assisted by other deputies with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, officers with the Austin Police Department, the Indiana State Fire Marshall’s Office, Scott County EMS, and the Jennings Township Fire Department.
On August 3, 2021, Deputy Jessica Dickey and Chief Deputy Toby Deaton responded to rural Scott County for the report of a vehicle crash. Upon arrival, an investigation led to the arrest of Colton White, 22, of Louisville, KY, for Possession of Marijuana and Resisting Law Enforcement.
On August 4, 2021, Corporal James Ward responded to rural Scott County for the report of a suspicious person. Upon arrival an investigation led to the arrest of Amanda Keeton, 38, of Scottsburg for an outstanding arrest warrant for Dealing in Methamphetamine At Least 5 Grams but Less Than 10 Grams and Dealing in Methamphetamine At Least 1 gram but Less Than 5 Grams.
On August 5, 2021, Corporal JR Ward initiated a traffic stop in Austin, Indiana. The driver was identified as Tiffany Wallace, 46, of Scottsburg. Further investigation led to the arrest of Wallace for Resisting Law Enforcement and Possession of Methamphetamine. Wallace was transported to the Scott County Jail.
On August 5, 2021, Detective Paul Clute, Deputy Balingit, and Deputy Brown executed a search warrant at a motel in Scottsburg in reference to an ongoing investigation. The search warrant and investigation led to the arrest of Melissa Adams, age 44, of Scottsburg. Adams was arrested for Possession of Marijuana/Hash/Oil/Hashish or Salvia, Possession of Paraphernalia, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Resisting Law Enforcement, and Dealing with Methamphetamine. Adams was transported to the Scott County Jail.