Neighborhood Watch: Car break-ins cont., Jasper police looking for debit card thief

Neighborhood Watch

TRI-STATE (WFIE) - The recent spree of car break-ins continue, though technically, its not a break-in if the doors aren’t locked.

The Warrick County Sheriff’s Office responded to five calls to Newburgh’s South Broadview neighborhood Monday night.

All of the calls were complaints of people rummaging through unlocked vehicles.

One caller reported three missing school backpacks.

There are no suspects and no surveillance video at this time.

If you have any information about this, please call the police.

In the meantime, it is important to keep your car doors locked and don’t leave anything valuable inside. If you’re out shopping, keep any packages in the trunk.

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The Jasper police need your help identifying a man.

The police say he was involved in the theft of a debit card from the Dollar General on Mannheim Road.

The man tried to use the card at Walgreens and Circle A. Police say he walks with a limp and uses a black cane.

If you know him, you can all Jasper Police anonymously at (812) 481-COPS

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Two suspected methamphetamine dealers in Earlington, Kentucky are now in the Hopkins County Jail.

A several month investigation, by multiple agencies, resulted in the arrest of 54-year-old Perry White and 57-year-old Kenneth Pettus.

Narcotics detectives used a confidential source to buy meth from White and Pettus in the 300 block of Rutter Avenue in Earlington.

They seized two grams of meth, cash and a car.

White and Pettus are charged with trafficking a controlled substance.

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