Two juveniles arrested for vandalism after using pellet gun to damage moving cars: Evansville Police arrested two 13 year-olds after several motorists had their cars vandalized as they drove through the area of N. Kentucky and Christ Rd. One of the victim's had a car window shot out and at least one victim thought they heard gun shots.
The juveniles were spotted hiding near the scene and fled when an officer tried to talk to them. They were caught after a foot chase. One of the juveniles had a pellet rifle and the other had firecrackers.
Evansville Police arrested three men on various charges following a car chase on the south side.
At 2:00 Thursday morning, officers tried to stop a car driven by 24 year old MICKEY COLEMAN. Coleman refused to stop and led officers on a chase. The chase ended when Coleman crashed into a fence at 1525 Culver Dr.
Coleman and two passengers were taken into custody at the crash scene. The passengers were identified as 34 year old JAY OLDFIELD and 18 year old CHRISTOPHER NORMAN.
Evansville Police arrested 35 year old PIERRE JOHNSTON on several charges stemming from an incident on an EVSC school bus.
Police were called to the intersection of Putnam St. and Jefferson Ave. around 7:15 Thursday morning. The bus driver told officers he was stopped to allow kids to get on the bus when Johnston got on the bus and assaulted him. Johnston then fled on foot. The kids on the bus witnessed the incident, but none were directly involved.
Evansville Police responded to an attempted residential burglary in the 2700 block of Oakley Tuesday evening. The incident ended in gunfire and with one of the suspects in the hospital with a gunshot wound to the wrist.
The resident, 24 year old Zachary Stolz, told police that someone knocked on his door around 7:15pm. When he opened the door, the person pointed a handgun at him. Stolz tried to shut the door, but was unable to do so.
Stolz fought with the armed suspect, ending up on the ground in the front yard. Stolz said during the struggle, he heard a gunshot. He was able to break free from the suspect and ran towards the back yard. Stolz said the suspect followed him and that he was able to turn and punch the suspect in the face several times. The suspect then got into a car and fled the scene. Stolz told investigators that he believed there were a total of three people involved in the attempted burglary. All left in the car with the armed suspect.
Evansville Police arrested 29 year old Cory Wildy on several charges stemming from an afternoon shooting at 616 Covert Ave. Police believe Wildy shot 42 year old Freddie Barnes during a dispute.
Barnes was in the home around 1:00pm when Wildy arrived. Wildy confronted Barnes about a theft that happened on an earlier date. Investigators believe Widly shot Barnes during the confrontation. After being shot, Barnes was able to pin Wildy down and hold him until police arrived. Wildy was taken into custody when officers arrived.
On Sunday, November 09, 2014 at approximately 6:30 pm, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to an address in the 2000 block of Evanston Drive in reference to an assault involving a weapon.
The victim advised that she was attacked by a female suspect who struck her in the head several times with a handgun. When the victim’s husband tried to intervene, a male suspect threatened him with a handgun.
A Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Deputy assigned to the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force arrested a felon who had earlier fled from Henderson authorities. Mr. Ronald "Ronnie" Terrence Hardrick was being sought on felony warrants for burglary at the time of his arrest.
On Friday, October 31, 2014 Mr. Hardrick fled from Henderson County Sheriff's deputies who tried to arrest him at the Henderson Downtown Motel. Mr. Hardrick was armed with a handgun and made statements that he would not return to prison.