Sgt. Jason Cullum

EPD: Domestic violence claimed 3 lives

Feb 13, 2018

Evansville Police say Sunday’s shootings that killed 3 people were acts of domestic violence. 

Police Sgt. Jason Cullum Department said 32-year-old Maygen Sears had obtained a restraining order against her husband, 33-year-old Daniel Sears, and was seeking a divorce.

Cullum said she contacted police the day before the killings about threats he had made, prompting police to look for Daniel Sears on preliminary charges of Intimidation and Invasion of Privacy…

Police: visibility key to Fall Fest security

Oct 4, 2017

Evansville Police are promoting safety at the Fall Festival, while also urging festival-goers to have a good time. 

EPD Sgt. Jason Cullum tells WNIN the security plan at the West Side Nut Club event hasn’t changed since the deadly shooing at an outdoor concert in Las Vegas.

But he says these days, security at the festival includes officers on rooftops…

("Just so they have an overview of the crowd. That helps if we're trying to locate anybody for any reason, which includes persons who are causing problems or a missing kid.")

John Gibson

Evansville Police hope the release of video from Tuesday’s fatal shooting outside the federal building will show the community that the action was justified. 

Messages and flowers left at shooting site

Aug 30, 2017
John Gibson

Protesters wrote statements and left flowers at the site of Tuesday’s deadly police shooting in Evansville. 

Teen suicide victim had guns, ammunition

Jan 5, 2017

Authorities say they found guns and ammunition on the teenager who shot and killed himself outside Central High School this week. 

The Vanderburgh County Coroner’s Office says 15-year-old Roman Kellough died of a single, self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The boy apparently shot himself hours before his body was found outside the high school Tuesday morning.

There are no known witnesses or surveillance video of the tragedy.

Evansville Police Sgt. Jason Cullum tells WNIN News that officers found three handguns on Kellough.