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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 3/22/23 Deputies arrested Hunter Stevens (19) of Mecca.  Hunter had a felony arrest warrant issued through the Parke Circuit Court.  Hunter was transported to the Parke County Jail and booked-in with no bond.

On 3/20/23 Deputies responded to a disabled vehicle on US 41 just south of Rockville, IN.  Upon arrival deputies found an unconscious male between the two front seats of the vehicle.  Deputies provided life saving measures until EMS arrived.  EMS personnel pronounced the male deceased and the coroner was called.  The investigation to his death is ongoing.

On 3/18/23 Deputies were called to the Royal Inn near Billie Creek Village for a Theft.  Upon completion of the investigation, Kevin Vonspreckelsen (32) of Indianapolis was arrested and formally charged with Three Counts of Theft, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Paraphernalia.  Kevin was booked into the Parke County jail and later bonded out.

On 3/18/23 Deputies investigated a theft of food and drink at The Ranch.  A suspect has been identified and information has been forwarded to the Prosecutor's Office.

On 3/17/23 around 2 pm Deputies investigated a criminal mischief complaint on Cove Rd.   Investigation is ongoing.

On 3/16/23 Deputies served an active Parke County Felony arrest warrant on Tessa Ratcliff (40) of Montezuma at the Parke County Courthouse.  Tessa was found to be in possession of a Schedule III Controlled substance.  Tessa was booked into the Parke County Jail for her warrant and for the controlled substance.  She is being held without bond.

On 3/15/23 Deputies responded to a call of illegal dumping on CR 500 E just north of Coral Bluff Rd.  Deputies found two plastic truck bed liners full of tires that were put in the roadway.  The investigation into the matter is ongoing.

On 3/15/23 Just before 9 pm the Parke County Sheriff's Office received a call that a couple of windows had just been broken on an occupied home on B Street in Montezuma.  this incident is currently under investigation.  If anyone has any information on this please contact the Parke County Sheriff's Office.

On 3/12/23 Deputies arrested Joseph Michael Rose (62) of Rockville on an active arrest warrant for invasion of privacy.  He is being held on $5000 bond with 10%.

On 3/11/23 around 9pm the Parke County Sheriff's Office received a call about a 13 year old juvenile that was out of control.  The juvenile had battered a couple family members.  The juvenile was detained and was transported to the Vigo County Juvenile Center.

On 3/9/23 Deputies responded to a residence in rural Parke County reference a domestic disturbance.  Deputies arrested Brittany L Bunger (35) and Lee W. Wildermuth (51) of Rockville for domestic battery and disorderly conduct.  Both suspects are being held in the Parke County Jail on no bond.

On 3/8/23 Deputies were called to the area of Coal Bluff Rd & Vinzant Rd for a  theft.  Investigation is ongoing.

On 3/8/23 Deputies arrested James Richard Poole Jr on a Hendricks County warrant for Probation Violation.  he is held in the Parke County Jail awaiting transfer to Hendricks County.






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Lee W. Wildermuth

On 3/9/23 was arrested for domestic battery and disorderly conduct. 

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Kevin Vonspreckelsen

On 3/18/23 was arrested for Theft, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia.

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Tessa Ratcliff

On 3/16/23 was arrested on outstanding warrant and charges of a controlled substance.

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Hunter Stevens

On 3/22/23 was arrested for an outstanding felony arrest warrant.

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James Richard Poole Jr.

On 3/8/23 was arrested on Hendricks County Warrant for Probation Violation.

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Ashley Walters

On 3/7/23 was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine and a warrant for Felony Possession of Methamphetamine.

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Brittany L. Bunger

On 3/9/23 was arrested for domestic battery and disorderly conduct.

Subjects are innocent until proven

guilty in the court of law.




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.



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



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