Scott County Sheriff’s Office Continues Making Scott County Safe

Scott County Sheriff’s Office Continues Making Scott County Safe


On June 17, 2020, Sgt. John Hartman responded to the area of US 31 South of Scottsburg in reference to a report of reckless driving. 

Upon arrival he observed the alleged suspect vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. 

An investigation led to the arrest of Patrick Cozart, 29, of Scottsburg for Dealing in Cocaine or Narcotic Drug, Possession of Cocaine or a Schedule I or II Narcotic Drug At Least 5 Grams but Less Than 10 Grams, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Possession of Paraphernalia, Operating While Intoxicated, Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated Endangering a Person and Possession or Use of a Legend Drug. 

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On June 17, 2020, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office assisted agents with the A.T.F., the Indiana State Police and the U.S. Marshalls with the service of a Felony Parole Warrant. 

Joseph Burhop, 32, from Hesperia, California was wanted for Fleeing Police with a Vehicle, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Felony Obstruction of an Officer and Robbery out of California.

Deputy Josh Juliot conducted a traffic stop after Deputy John Smith used the Sheriff’s Office Drone to locate the suspect in Scottsburg. 

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