CHPD News

Louisville Man Arrested Following Disturbance in Pleasant Ridge Subdivision

Aizak D. Phillips, 22, of Louisville (KY), was located and arrested by officers of the Charlestown Police Department just after midnight Friday night; relating to a disturbance involving a weapon investigation hours earlier in the 300 block of Fairfield Avenue. CHPD Officers were dispatched to the area of Fairfield Avenue around 4:45 pm Friday evening; after receiving several complaints of a hearing a disturbance and gun fire.  Upon arrival to the 300 block of Fairfield Avenue, officers learned that a firearm was discharged during an altercation; and that the shooter had left the area in a light blue/grey Chevy Malibu. CHPD Detectives were requested to the scene, who assisted with securing information and collecting evidence.  Detective Major Jason Broady issued a BOLO for Phillips to all area law enforcement; before being located and apprehended a short time later by Sgt. Eric Kruse and K9 Officer Alex Billings. Aizak Phillips was been preliminarily…


Roederer and Lyons Promoted to Corporal

Congratulations to Jonathan Roederer and Brandon Lyons who were both promoted to the rank of Corporal this morning at the regular Charlestown Board of Public Works meeting. Shown left to right is Chief Tim Wolff, Corporal Brandon Lyons, Corporal Jonathan Roederer, and Assistant Chief Brion Gilbert. Both Cpl. Lyons and Cpl. Roederer have been with the department since 2015.


Three New Reserve Officers Sworn In

Chief Tim Wolff and Assistant Chief Brion Gilbert presented three new CHPD Reserve Police Officers for approval by the Charlestown Board of Public Works this morning at City Hall.  The Board approved all three new officers and were subsequently sworn-in by Mayor Treva Hodges with family and friends present.  The three new officers will now begin orientation and field training with the department and are (from left to right in the adjacent photo) Matthew Myers, of Charlestown; David Schoengart, of Sellersburg; and Seth Christian, of Jeffersonville.  Myers and Christian are currently employed as Supervisors with the Floyd County Jail; and Schoengart is a local business owner who recently moved to Clark County with over twenty years of law enforcement experience with the Jefferson and Oldham County Sheriff Departments in Kentucky.  Congratulations to all three officers and welcome to the community of Charlestown and CHPD.


National Night Out TONIGHT from 6-8 pm Join US

Reminder Charlestown residents, join us tonight from 6 to 8 pm at the Charlestown Family Activities Park, 1000 Park Street, for National Night Out – Charlestown PD. Join us free of charge for Mission BBQ, Hot Dogs, Chips and drinks, Police and SWAT static display, K9 Demonstration, Skating, Splashpad, Put-Put Golf, and much more. Meet your Charlestown PD officers and personnel.


Cops Cycling for Survivors Return to Charlestown

Indiana Cops Cycling for Survivors made a stop with Charlestown PD this morning, while traveling the entire State of Indiana, to take a moment to honor our fallen Sgt. Ben Bertram and Sgt. TeJuan Johnson.  The Cops Cycling for Survivors Foundation, Incorporated is focused on compassion, integrity, and dedication. Their core mission is to raise awareness of fallen law enforcement officers who are killed in the line of duty and their survivors.  Funds generated will be utilized to perpetuate the memories of the officers and support their survivors left behind. Active officers and civilian participant riders raise awareness and actively support law enforcement survivors through the annual bicycle tour around the state of Indiana which raises funds to be utilized to support scholarships, camps and events held in memory of officers killed in the line of duty and other survivor causes as determined by the Cops Cycling for Survivors Foundation…