Anderson Police Chief Retires After 23 Years Of Service.
Chief Brown sent an email to all police employees thanking those with whom he had served. He stated, “I have appreciated the opportunity to serve the community in this important position of trust. It has been my honor to have the opportunity to serve as Assistant Chief of Police and later as your Chief of Police. I thank Mayor Broderick for that privilege.” He said, he “will be forever grateful for your hard work and comm9itment to each other and the citizens of Anderson.”Read full story
Missing Anderson Teen
Anderson, IN— On 12/09/2021, the Anderson Police responded to the 300 block of E. 36th Street in reference to a missing juvenile, Jayda Johnson (16). The mother, Kristen Johnson, reported that her daughter had left during the night without permission.Read full story
Two New Probationary Troopers Assigned to Versailles District
On December 2, 2021, twenty-nine probationary troopers graduated from the 81st Indiana State Police Academy. Today, two of those troopers reported for duty at the ISP-Versailles District.Read full story
Traffic Stop Leads to Discovery of 133 Pounds of Marijuana.
Traffic Stop Leads to Discovery of 133 Pounds of Marijuana. Morgan County - Saturday, December 11, 2021, at approximately 4:20 p.m., an Indiana State Trooper observed a GMC Yukon that was following too close to a tractor trailer on I-70 near the 51-mile marker eastbound. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Alvaro Lopez-Chacon, age 39, of Costa Rica. During the course of the traffic stop the trooper observed criminal indicators and requested a canine. Trooper Kyle Hall and his canine Barker, from the ISP Putnamville Post, arrived. Barker indicated an alert on the vehicle. A subsequent search of the vehicle discovered that Lopez-Chacon was transporting 133 pounds of marijuana. Alvaro Lopez-Chacon was taken into custody and transported to the Morgan County Jail. The estimated street value of the marijuana is $300,000.Read full story
Kidnapping Charges Filed From Tuesday Pursuit in Lake County.
Kidnapping Charges Filed From Tuesday Pursuit in Lake County. On Tuesday, December 7th, at approximately 7:40 p.m., the Lowell Regional Dispatch Center received a 911 call of a woman being held against her will in a vehicle by a known male. Quick work by dispatch resulted in information being relayed to troopers who were able to locate the suspect vehicle in seven minutes. Troopers attempted to stop the 2011 BMW and as an officer approached the vehicle, the driver fled in the vehicle at a high rate of speed.Read full story