Parke County Sheriff

458 W. Strawberry Road, Rockville, IN 47872

Phone: (765) 569-5413

Fax: (765) 569-5283

Parke County Sheriff's Office

For Emergencies Dial 911

Parke County Sheriff
Parke County

On 11/23/21 Deputies conducted a traffic stop in rural Rockville. During the stop deputies located illegal narcotics.  Seth Brissey. He was charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia and common nuisance.  Kenny Newman was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia as well as maintaining a common nuisance.

On 11/22/21 Deputies responded to a domestic dispute with gunshots fired in Rosedale.  As a result of the investigation Elizabeth Ann Smith was arrested for Criminal Recklessness and Pointing a Firearm.  She is held in the Parke County Jail on $10,000.

On 11/18/21 Deputies were called to the Hobsons Family Adventure Farm in Rural Rockville for a report of Criminal Mischief.  There, the owners informed deputies that sometime overnight, someone damaged the fencing to the deer corral.  This section caused tow of the three deer to escape the property and have yet to be found.  If you have any information regarding this case, please contact the Parke County Sheriff's Office Detective.

On 11/17/21 Deputies from Parke and Vermillion County  located Dylan A. Hart (32) in the river bottoms outside of Montezuma off of County Road 780 West in a blue 2016 Chevrolet Truck.  Hart fled the scene and led Deputies on a high speed chase north on River Road and onto Towpath Road where he crashed into another motor vehicle near the West Union Bridge disabling the vehicle.  Dylan attempted to flee from the crash on foot and was apprehended as he attempted to jump off of the bridge.  He was pulled to safety from the drop off and taken into custody.  Dylan is being held in the Parke County Jail on multiple charges that include warrant for multiple counts of resisting law enforcement in Clay and park Counties, Escape, Burglary and Probation Violations.  In addition to the warrants, Dylan is charged with Resisting Law Enforcement, Possession of methamphetamine, Possession of stolen Property and Criminal Recklessness from the most recent incident.  The truck that Dylan was driving was reported stolen in Terre Haute early in the morning on 11/17/21 on Wabash Avenue.  The driver of the truck that was struck by Dylan was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

On 11/9/21 Deputies conducted a traffic stop near Rockville.  During that stop, deputies became suspicious of illegal activity and smelled the odor of marijuana.  Deputies then located approximately one pound of marijuana in the vehicle all individually packaged.  Donald Warner and Maria Warner were placed into custody for dealing in marijuana as well as possession of marijuana and maintaining a common nuisance.




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Danny Richmond

On 10/22/21 was arrested for Sexual misconduct with a minor and battery. 


Dana Maffioli

On 10/20/21 was arrested for resisting law enforcement and Operating a vehicle while suspended prior.


Justen T. Robbins

On 10/20/21 was arrested for OVWI greater than .15.

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Brandon Michael Medcalf

On 10/20/21 was arrested for Operating a vehicle while under the influence of a controlled substance.

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John C. Smith

On 10/18/21 was arrested for a probation violation.


Danielle Lyons

On 10/14/21 was arrested for Operating a vehicle while intoxicated refusal, possession of methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, Maintaining a common Nuisance and Possession of Paraphernalia.


Brooklyn Pierce

On 10/12/21 was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

Subjects are innocent until proven

guilty in the court of law.





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Randie Bowen

Subject is wanted on a Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Paraphernalia Prior and False Informing Charge.  Extradition for all surrounding states.


Thomas H. Hurlow IV

Subject is wanted on a Resisting Law Enforcement and Criminal Mischief warrant.

If you have any information regarding wanted subjects call the Sheriff's Office at 765-569-5413.



​Job Opening Jail Officer



The Parke County Sheriff’s Department is currently seeking applicants for a full time Jail Officer. 


All candidates must complete an Employment Application. No phone calls please. Applications can be picked up at the Parke County Jail or online at  Please turn in all applications in hard copy to the Jail when completed.  Annual salary in 2022 is $36,000.


Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED

Pass drug test

Valid Drivers License

Complete State Certification within First Year

Pass Background Check and No Felony Convictions

Must be able to work flexible 12 hours shifts including some holidays and every other weekend

Full Insurance Benefits and Vacation Time

Longevity Pay

Overtime Pay in 2022


Applications will be accepted until December 6, 2021

Tickets for the drawing can be picked up at the Parke County Sheriff's Office Monday - Friday between the hours of  8 AM - 4 PM.  Please ask for Amy App and bring exact change for your purchase.  Later hours can be arranged by calling 765-569-5413 and asking for Amy to make arrangements.