Parke County Sheriff

458 W. Strawberry Road, Rockville, IN 47872

Phone: (765) 569-5413

Fax: (765) 569-5283

Parke County Sheriff's Office

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Parke County Sheriff
Parke County

On 12/1/22 Deputies responded to a theft complaint in Rural Rockville.  As a result of the investigation Robert Eugene Samuel (47) was arrested for theft and is held in the Parke County Jail on $7000 bond.

On 11/26/22 at 2204 hours Parke County Sheriff's Deputies resounded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries in the area of us hwy 36 and old 36 road in Parke County.  The driver of the vehicle identified as Evan M. Florey (26) of Rockville, IN was transported to Indianapolis Hospital via air ambulance in critical condition.  Speed and alcohol are believed to be contributing factors.

On 11/26/22 Deputies responded to an address in rural Rockville reference a welfare check.  During the investigation Steven W. Dodson (31) of Rockville was arrested and transported to the Parke County Jail for intimidation. 

On 11/17/22 Deputies responded to a suspicious person call at 4:39 in the afternoon at a residence in rural Rosedale area.  After further investigation Frankie Lynn Spendal (66) was arrested for OWI Greater than .15.  He is held in the Parke County Jail on $8000 bond.

On 11/10/22 Deputes arrested Steve W. Stern (54) of Parke County on a warrant issued out of the Hamilton County Circuit Court for Violation of Probation.  Stern was transported to the Parke County Jail for housing. Stern has no bond

On 11/12/22 Deputies are investigating a gas drive off at JT's Marathon in Rosedale.

On 11/10/22 Deputies responded to a personal injury accident on Mecca Rd just west of US 41.  The driver was injured after running of the road and striking a tree.  He was transported to a local hospital for evaluation by Parke County EMS.  The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.

On 11/03/22 Deputies responded to a domestic violence situation at a residence in Rosedale.  Jessica Norton was arrested for Domestic Battery.  She is held on no bond.

On 11/1/22 Brad Reinking from the United States Geological Services reported that on 10/30/22 someone broke into a stationary box on Coal Bluff Rd., and stole items used to monitor water levels.  The investigation is ongoing.

On 10/31/22 Christy Vandivier reported to the Parke County Sheriff's Office that someone made purchases on her credit card without her permission.  The investigation is ongoing.

On 10/24/22 Deputies investigated a crash on US41 near CR 600 W. As a result of the crash investigation, Pamela Smith (58) of Mecca was arrested for Leaving the scene of a Property Damage Accident.  No insurance and false registration.  Smith was released on a  Promise to appear.








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Robert Eugene Samuel

On 12/01/22 was arrested for theft. 

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Jessica Norton

On 11/3/22 was arrested for Domestic Battery.

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Frankie Lynn Spendal

On 11/17/22 war arrested for OWI greater than .15.

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Ryan Billeter

On 10/23/22 was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear. 

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Jonathan Handley

On 10/23/22 was arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated.

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Tammy Towles

On 10/22/22 was arrested for Operating a vehicle while intoxicated. 

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Jessica Gilbert

On 10/22/22 was arrested on Marion County Warrants for Possession of  Meth, Theft and OVWI Endangering another person.

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.