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Parke County Sheriff

458 W. Strawberry Road, Rockville, IN 47872

Phone: (765) 569-5413

Fax: (765) 569-5283

Email: Sheriff:

Parke County Sheriff's Office

Parke County Sheriff
Parke County

For Emergencies Dial 911

On 5/16/24 Deputies responded to the Kingman area for a report of a domestic situation.  Upon their arrival and while investigating deputies spoke with Rana Cooper (41).  Rana was placed into custody.  Rana was remanded to Jail staff on charges of intimidation and indecent exposure.  Rana is currently in the Parke County jail.

On 5/16/24 while investigating a suspicious vehicle on ST RD 59, Deputies arrested Christopher Allan Montgomery (26) of Terre Haute on a Vigo County Warrant for Failure to Appear.  He is held in the Parke County Jail awaiting transfer to Vigo County.

On 5/16/24 Deputies arrested Aaron Michael Hunt (36) of Lyford for Warrant from Vermillion County for Failure to appear.  He was transferred to the custody of Vermillion County shortly after arrest.

On 5/13/24 Deputies responded to an accident between a North Central Parke School bus and a lawn mower.  This occurred on CR 425 W South of CR 1050 N.  It was found that the school bus was traveling southbound when the operator of the lawn mower, Richard E. Booe (69) pulled out into the roadway and hit the side of the bus as it was traveling down the road.  Mr. Booe was transported by ambulance to Union Hospital of Terre Haute.  3 Children plus the driver were on the bus and none were injured.  Parke County EMS and Bloomingdale First Responders assisted at the scene.

On 5/11/24 at approximately 1:30 AM the Marion County Sheriff's Office took Jayden Smith into custody on Parke County warrants for Armed Robbery, Burglary and Auto Theft.  This case is far from over, but we want to thank everyone of our Deputies that worked tirelessly on this case.  The Montezuma Police Department, U.S. Marshals Task Force, Indiana State Police and the Marion County Sheriff's Office all assisted in the investigation and apprehension of this suspect.  He is currently held in the Marion County Jail awaiting transfer to the Parke County Jail where he will be held on $100,000 cash bond.

Deputies are investigating a Fraud complaint in Rosedale that occurred through Facebook Messenger.  The case is under investigation.

On 5/11/24 around 11:30 PM Deputies were called to the Lena area for a report of shots fired.  Information from this call will be forwarded to the Parke County Prosecutor for review of potential charges.








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Rana Cooper

On 5/16/24 was arrested for intimidation and indecent exposure. 

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Cameron W. Cox

On 3/24/24 was arrested for Domestic Battery in the presence of a child and disorderly conduct.

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Douglas R. Pharr II

On 3/30/24 was arrested for Domestic Battery.

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Jasmine Taylor

On 4/6/24 was arrested for two counts of cruelty to animals.

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Jayson Taylor

On 4/6/24 was arrested for two counts of cruelty to animals.

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John Smith

On 5/3/24 was arrested for outstanding warrant as well as possession of paraphernalia.

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Alisha Lambermont

On 5/10/24 was arrested for Domestic Battery in the presence of a minor.

Subjects are innocent until proven

guilty in the court of law.





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

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The Parke County Sheriff's Office consistently and with uniformity strives to maintains social order and provide professional law enforcement services to citizens in the community within prescribed ethical, budgetary, and constitutional constraints.  This agency strives to enforce the law and maintain order fairly and impartially, recognizing the need for justice, and the consistent appearance of justice.  The Sheriff recognizes that no law enforcement agency can operate at its maximum potential without supportive input from the citizens it serves.  This agency actively solicits and encourages the cooperation of all citizens to reduce and limit opportunities for crime and assist in bringing to justice those that break the law.


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