Articles by Chuck Ledbetter

XP: 6611 High Jackson

Resident at 6615 advised two males were on scene last night approx 2am in the backyard going through items though nothing appeared to be missing. He advised that the resident of 6611 is out of town and no one should be at the house.  — Patrolman, 1st Class B. Lyons-554 Charlestown Police Department 812-256-6345 (*205)


XP 223 Whitsett Way

Comp. adv. an unk. male only known as “Jay” who is driving by comp. residence insinuating that their property may be stolen. The comp. req. the male to be trespassed if located. Suspect drives a silver 07-2011 Charger.


CHPD K9 Hurly Tracks Down Fleeing Suspect

During the early morning hours of Wednesday, March 17th, officers of the Charlestown Police Department responded to the area of County Road 403 and Stony Point Road to assist Clark County Sheriff Deputies with locating a Jeffersonville man who had just fled the scene of a traffic accident on Stacy Court, driving a dark colored Toyota sedan. After a short pursuit, the suspect abandoned his vehicle in the 6700 block of County Road 403 and fled north on foot into the nearby adjacent fields and wooden areas. CHPD Sgt. Adam Clark and his K9 partner Hurley (shown in the adjacent photo immediately following the incident) arrived on scene and began a track of the fleeing suspect; locating him without further incident over a mile away and 20 minutes later. The suspect was arrested and charged with multiple offenses by Deputies of the Clark County Sheriff’s Department.


Charlestown Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 24th

The Charlestown Police Department and the Charlestown Jay C Plus Food Store have teamed up once again to participate in the DEA Sponsored National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.  Officers of the Charlestown Police Department will be on hand Saturday, April 24th, 2021 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, in the parking lot of Charlestown Jay C Plus Food Store; to provide a safe disposal of expired and unused prescription pill/tablet medications.  Disposal is courtesy of the Charlestown Police Department, through this US Drug Enforcement Agency program, occurring nationwide, totally FREE OF CHARGE and with NO QUESTIONS ASKED. This event will be managed in a parking lot drive-thru fashion with personnel wearing personal protective gloves and masks to accept unused and expired prescription pills and tablets only….SORRY NO LIQUIDS, SPRAYS OR AREOSOLS CAN BE ACCEPTED. The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue….


XP: Gardens of Danbury Oaks

XP requested in Danbury, specifically the development at the rear of the subdivision ref juveniles entering the houses under construction and moving items, adjusting the thermostats to 90, and as of today burning paper/insulation in small piles on the floors and counters. Caller advised usually happens overnight between 5PM-6AM. Additionally, Chief Wolff is building a home on Lot 407 at the intersection of Linwood Circle and St. Andrews Street. Patrolman, 1st Class B. Lyons-554 Charlestown Police Department 812-256-6345 (*205)