On the record – March 21


Jackson County

Alan Conrad Karenke, 46, Seymour, sexual battery, no bond, 3:12 a.m. Monday.

Justin Paul Skirvin, 20, Commiskey, resisting law enforcement with a vehicle creating a substantial risk for bodily injury (Level 6 felony), resisting law enforcement, no bond, 2:09 p.m. Sunday.

Jennings County

James McGuire, 39, Jeffersonville, warrant, $5,155 bond, 2:44 p.m. Sunday.

Michael Bates, 37, North Vernon, operating a vehicle while never having received a driver’s license, $1,155 bond; out-of-county hold, no bond, 5:41 a.m. Sunday.

Kevin Ratz, 26, North Vernon, public intoxication, $605 bond, 4:05 a.m. Sunday.

North Vernon

Cortney Pevehouse, 24, Seymour, operating a vehicle while never having received a driver’s license, $605 bond, 9:25 p.m. Sunday.

Doug Barger, 51, North Vernon, criminal trespassing, disorderly conduct, $1,155 bond, 8:48 p.m. Sunday.


Matthew Mowery, 20, North Vernon, possession of a syringe, warrants, $1,055 bond, 6:35 p.m. Sunday.


Jackson County

Kitchen fire, 7900 block of West County Road 350S, Medora, 1:24 a.m. Monday.

Suspicious activity involving a man attempting to break into a residence, 3700 block of West County Road 1125N, Seymour, 1:23 a.m. Monday.

Personal-injury wreck in the median, Interstate 65 at the 44-mile marker, Seymour, 12:23 a.m. Monday.

Mobile home fire, 4400 block of North County Road 475W, Freetown, 10:36 p.m. Sunday.

Wanted person, 1700 block of East Tipton Street, Seymour, 4:38 p.m. Sunday.

Several goats in the road, 2900 block of West County Road 1125N, Seymour, 4:37 p.m. Sunday.

Family fight, 300 block of South Armstrong Street, Crothersville, 4:21 p.m. Sunday.

Personal-injury wreck, Interstate 65 at the 55-mile marker, Seymour, 8:01 a.m. Sunday. Three people sustained injuries, including a broken arm.

Theft of newspapers from a business, 300 block of North Main Street, Brownstown, 6:34 a.m. Sunday.

Personal-injury wreck involving a car on its side on a ramp, Interstate 65 at the 50-mile marker, Seymour, 12:40 a.m Sunday.

Agency assist with a wreck, Interstate 65 at the 56-mile marker, Seymour, 8:44 p.m. Saturday. A woman sustained injuries to her left leg, and her arm hurt.

Property-damage wreck involving a motorist who rear-ended a second vehicle and then left the scene, 900 block of West County Road 600N, Brownstown, 9:39 p.m. Saturday.

Woman reporting someone is outside her house and she is scared, 3300 block of West Water Street, Vallonia, 8:57 p.m. Saturday.

Family fight, 100 block of East Cross Street, Brownstown, 8:53 p.m. Saturday.

Woman at the sheriff’s department reporting another woman took all of her clothes and her pool table, 150 E. State Road 250, Brownstown, 8:03 p.m. Saturday.

Man slumped over the wheel of a vehicle, 5000 block of South County Road 1000E, Crothersville, 2:46 p.m. Saturday.

Agency assist with a pursuit, Redding Road and State Road 11, Seymour, 2:30 p.m. Saturday. The Indiana State Police had been chasing a motorist in a Toyota RAV4.

Traffic offense in Little Acres, 10700 block of North State Road 11, Seymour, 5:58 a.m. Saturday.

Woman reporting a man was threatening to throw her out of a vehicle, 9400 block of West County Road 800S, Commiskey, 1:09 a.m. Saturday.

Fire, 600 block of Whittier Drive, Seymour, 11:43 p.m Saturday.

Man waving a weapon, Bard Street and Seymour Road, Crothersville, 12:04 a.m. Saturday.

Theft of two tillers, 11300 block of South County Road 925W, Crothersville, 10:51 p.m. Friday.

Out-of-control brush fire, 8600 block of West County Road 225S, Medora, 9:41 p.m. Friday.

Family fight, 3300 block of West Smith Street, Vallonia, 7:14 p.m. Friday. A man was reportedly cursing, yelling and spitting on his wife and kids.

Traffic offense, 200 block of Moore Street, Crothersville, 6:25 p.m. Friday.

Threats and trespassing, 9300 block of East County Road 600S, Crothersville, 6:23 p.m. Friday.

Family fight, 3300 block of West Smith Street, Vallonia, 3:33 p.m. Friday.

Motorist reporting he had hit a deer, 7900 block of West U.S. 50, Medora, 2:51 p.m. Friday.

Unresponsive man, 1100 block of East State Road 258, Seymour, 2:24 p.m. Friday.

Personal-injury wreck, 7600 block of U.S. 31 North, Seymour, 1:39 p.m. Friday.

Agency assist with a report of an employee who possibly had a gun, 1200 block of A Avenue, Seymour, 12:50 p.m. Friday.

Theft, 100 block of West First Street, Medora, 10:41 a.m. Friday.


Harassment, 600 block of East Oak Street, 10:29 p.m. Sunday.

Disorderly conduct, 1200 block of East Tipton Street, 10:06 p.m. Sunday.

Family fight, 600 block of West Jackson Street, 9:58 p.m. Sunday.

Syringe lying on the road, Garden Avenue and Phillips Lane, 7:09 p.m. Sunday.

Property-damage wreck, Fourth and Broadway streets, 6:38 p.m. Sunday.

Property-damage wreck involving two vehicles, 200 block of North Sandy Creek Drive, 5:18 p.m. Sunday.

Criminal mischief involving someone breaking into a camper, 100 block of Green Circle Avenue, 3:14 p.m. Sunday.

Agency assist with a traffic stop, Interstate 65 and Tipton Street, 10:21 a.m. Sunday.

North Vernon

Property-damage wreck involving vehicles driven by Shannon Clark of North Vernon and Sandy Hauersperger of North Vernon, no address listed, 7:18 p.m. Sunday.

Traffic offense, Commerce Drive area, 12:47 p.m. Sunday. An arrest was made.

Fraud, 2300 block of North State Road 3, 12:38 p.m. Sunday.

Trespassing, 300 block of South Gum Street, 10:42 a.m. Sunday.

Agency assist, 100 block of Hick Street, 9:13 a.m. Sunday.

Intoxicated person, Hoosier Street area, 11:24 p.m. Saturday.

Threats, 2300 block of Hidden Cove Drive, 10:20 p.m. Saturday.

Harassment, 100 block of Norris Avenue, 2:45 p.m. Saturday.

Runaway reported at the police station, 101 N. Madison Ave., 1:32 p.m. Saturday.

Juvenile problem, 400 block of South Elm Street, 3:23 a.m. Saturday.