Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office News Release - October 18, 2012:
Beginning early morning on October 17th, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office worked simultaneously with agencies from across the country in an effort to arrest persons with outstanding warrants for family violence and domestic related issues. The 10th Annual Family Violence Apprehension Detail is coordinated by the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office in Oregon and includes agencies from every state in the United States. The participating agencies work to serve outstanding arrest warrants with charges ranging from harassment to murder that originated from a family violence incident.
This collaborative effort hopes to raise awareness about the problem of family and domestic violence in our communities and demonstrate that this social problem is important to law enforcement and our citizens. It also demonstrates to offenders that they will be held accountable for their violent actions and/or their non-compliance with court orders.
The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office, assisted by the Evansville Police Department and the Indiana State Police, detailed 13 deputies and attempted to serve warrants on numerous persons. The warrants were for charges including Failure to Pay Child Support, Strangulation, Domestic Violence Battery and Invasion of Privacy.
In Vanderburgh County, the sweep resulted in the service of 24 arrest warrants on 18 subjects. All persons arrested in this detail live in Vanderburgh County.
Stephen Hester, 61 y/o - Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, Prior
Matt Marshall, 19 y/o - Child Molesting
Brandon Ferrari, 32 y/o - Petition to Revoke Probation
Randall Austin, 22 y/o - Petition to Revoke Probation
Gary Goodsen, 51 y/o - Outside Felony Warrant
April Hite, 37 y/o - 3 Misdemeanor Failure to Appear, Writ
Robert Heyna, 58 y/o - Misdemeanor Warrant, Writ
Peter Gilbert, 46 y/o. - Misdemeanor Warrant
Lajoine Brown, 33 y/o - Misdemeanor Warrant
Jeffrey Mayberry, 34 y/o - Misdemeanor Warrant
Racheal Powers, 34 y/o - Misdemeanor Warrant
Robbie Tyler, 27 y/o - Misdemeanor Warrant, 2 charges
Travis Carson, 24 y/o - Misdemeanor Warrant
Rebecca Smith, 45 y/o - Misdemeanor Warrant
David Pridemore, 47 y/o - Misdemeanor Warrant
James Tingle, 21 y/o - Misdemeanor Warrant
Jeremy Huff, 31 y/o - Misdemeanor Warrant (2)
Tamara Bullington, 50 - Misdemeanor Warrant
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