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 5/25/22 Deputies stopped a vehicle at SR 47 and Coxford Rd for traveling left of center.  During the course of the traffic stop it was found that the driver.  Terry Monday (61) of Brownsburg was Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated.  He was transported tot eh Parke County Jail and being held on $8000 bond.

On 5/22/22 Deputies were dispatched to a residence in Lodi for a domestic situation.  Deputies were able to locate Christopher Bright hiding under blankets in his residence.  Christopher is being charged with Domestic battery in front of a child less than 14, Possession of methamphetamine, maintaining a common nuisance, resisting law enforcement, and criminal mischief.  He is being held in the Parke County Jail without bond.

On 5/18/22 Deputies conduced a traffic stop on HWY 41 north of CR 900 South in Parke County.  Vehicle was traveling 94 mph in a 50 mph speed zone.  During the investigation Russell R. Rutter JR (25) of Rosedale was arrested for reckless driving.

On 5/11/22 Deputies were dispatched to a person shooting in the direction of a neighbor on Bridgeton Road just south of Rockville.  After arriving Deputies along with Rockville police Officers established a perimeter around the suspect's residence.  Deputies and Officers then notified immediate neighbors of the situation and they were asked to moved to safety.  This perimeter was maintained with the suspect being contained in his residence.  Assistance was then requested from the Terre Haute Police Departments Special Response Team.  The THPD Special Response Team was able to take the suspect, John Casselman (36) of Rockville, into custody without incident at 2300 hrs.  John was then transported to the Parke County Jail by Deputies.  He is being held on charges of Intimidation with a deadly weapon and criminal recklessness.  the Parke County Sheriff's Office would like to thank the Terre Haute Police Department, Rockville Police Department, Montezuma Town Marshall's Office and Parke County EMS with their assistance during this situation.

On 5/5/22 Deputies are investigating the theft of a catalytic converter from a van parked at WAXI Radio.  The investigation is ongoing.

On 5/4/22 Deputies arrested Trista Janine Witty on a Parke County Warrant for Battery and Disorderly Conduct.  She was found at the Parke County Courthouse.  She is held on no bond.

On 5/4/22 Deputies responded to an accident involving two motor vehicles.  Cherlyn Kay Hunter (72) of Crawfordsville was driving a 2015 Toyota 4 door traveling north on US41 near Coxville Road when she drove left of center and struck a 2013 Ford F150 driven by Richard Stout (62) of Rockville.  Cherlyn was transported to Clinton Union ER.  The primary cause of the collision was believed to be a medical event.  Parke County EMS and Mecca Fire

On 5/1/22 Deputies took a report of a

dog that had been shot in the area of North Narrows Road.  The dog was treated and released from a Veterinary Center.  This case is active and on-going.

On 4/25/22 Parke County School Resource Deputy concluded a theft investigation started the prior week.  It was determined that Clara Comer (54) of Marshall, a school custodian at the Parke Heritage Middle School, had stolen air pods belonging to a student at the school.  The Deputy was able to locate the stolen items at the suspect's residence and also take Clara comer into custody for theft.








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John Casselman

On 5/11/22 was arrested for Intimidation with a deadly weapon and criminal recklessness.




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Benjamin Cash

On 5/18/22 was arrested for Disorderly conduct, Unauthorized entry of motor vehicle, theft, criminal mischief and domestic battery, strangulation.

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Russell Rutter Jr

On 5/18/22 was arrested for reckless driving.

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Christopher Bright

On 5/22/22 was arrested for Domestic battery in front of a child less than 14, Possession of methamphetamine, Maintaining a common nuisance, resisting law enforcement, and criminal mischief.

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Terry Monday

On 5/25/22 was arrested for OVWI.

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Clara Comer

On 04/25/22 was arrested for Theft.

Subjects are innocent until proven

guilty in the court of law.




​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.




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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.