Evansville Police

So much for early spring

Mar 13, 2018

The Evansville area had to deal with ice and snow just over a week before the start of spring. 

The National Weather Service says Evansville received 2 inches of wet snow Sunday, setting a record for the date.

The old record for March 11th was just a half inch set in 1960.

The snow that fell Sunday afternoon froze early Monday morning, leaving a layer on ice on roads, bridges, sidewalks, and parking lots – just in time for morning rush hour.

Evansville shooting suspect captured in KY

Mar 7, 2018

The suspect in a fatal shooting on Evansville’s West Side has been captured in Kentucky.

Nicolas Belcher was shot and killed in the 1300 block of Mesker Park Dr. at about 10:30 Tuesday night. 

In a news release, the EPD said officers were able to identify the suspect as 19 year old Caleb Kirk Singer.

Officers went to Singer’s address on Shiloh Square and reportedly saw him leaving in a vehicle.

Police said Singer drove east on Covert Ave at a high rate of speed, and officers were unable to catch up.

Newburgh man killed in scooter crash

Feb 7, 2018

A Newburgh man is dead following a crash involving a scooter and two other vehicles. 

The Vanderburgh County Coroners’s Office identified the victim as 50-year-old Thomas "Bryon" Rump.

An email from the coroner states Rump died at the scene of the crash on Lynch Road near State Road 62 -- close to the Vanderburgh-Warrick county line -- Monday evening.

Evansville Police said Rump was riding the scooter on Lynch when he was rear-ended by a car and thrown from the bike.

Rump was then hit by a truck.

Evansville Police say a female officer shot a man after he tried to disarm her partner. 










In a news release, the EPD states officers were called to 114 S. Grand at about 5:15 Monday evening where a man who had allegedly assaulted a resident and refused to leave the home. 

Police say 2 officers arrived and were directed to the kitchen where they began talking to the suspect.

Police said he was uncooperative and wouldn’t follow instructions.

Teen arrested for attempted murder

Jan 5, 2018

Just days after addressing gang and drug activity in the Evansville area, police have announced the arrest of a local teen for attempted murder.

A news release from the EPD states the department’s Gang Unit and members of the US Marshal’s Task Force arrested a 15 year old boy for Attempted Murder Thursday night.

Police said the juvenile was wanted on a warrant stemming from an incident on December 9th, when the juvenile allegedly fired shots at a woman in the 700 block of Judson St.