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Transition period going ‘smoothly’ for new sheriff’s deputies

Transition period going ‘smoothly’ for new sheriff’s deputies

Noah Alatza, News Editor

October 16, 2018

The transition period of having Vanderburgh County sheriff's deputies regularly patrol campus has been going “extraordinarily well,” Director of Public Safety Steve Bequette said. “The impact is readily apparent even though we have had off-duty deputies here a long time,” he said. “I think...

Sheriff’s office announces new bike patrol program

Sheriff’s office announces new bike patrol program

James Vaughn

April 1, 2016

Students who utilize the USI-Burdette Park Trail may soon come across sheriff’s deputies on bicycles. The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office announced a new Non-Motorist Safety program Friday at the Broadway Recreational Complex. The goal of the program is to increase bicyclist and pedestrian safety t...

Student arrested at dorm for dealing drugs

Student arrested at dorm for dealing drugs

Jessie Hellmann

January 20, 2014

A 19-year-old freshman was arrested Sunday night at his dorm room in Governor's Hall for dealing marijuana, a Class D Felony, according to the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office. Orlando Estephan Leonel Gamez, an undecided major from Portage, Ind., was arrested after deputies found 60 individua...

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