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A jasper man was arrested for inhaling toxic vapors and resisting arrest in a park shelter house Sunday afternoon on the city’s southeast side.

Around 4 pm yesterday officers with the jasper police department were called to Bohnert park on the report of a male subject inhaling duster in the shelter house.

When police arrived they saw and observed 20-year old Carlos Hernandez of Jasper inhaling the vapors from a compressed air can.

When officers attempted to take Hernandez into custody police say he made an attempt to flee.

An officer was able to get Hernandez to the ground however they say he continued to passively resist.

3 bystanders from the nearby park assisted and the officer was
eventually able to restrain Hernandez who was taken to memorial hospital for abrasions to his face and elbows as well as being medically cleared in reference to his illegal usage of

After he was medically cleared, Hernandez was taken to the Dubois county security center where he was booked on charges of inhaling toxic vapors and resisting law enforcement.


A Jasper man was taken into custody after he was involved in a domestic dispute late Saturday evening at an apartment complex on Jasper’s southeast side.

Just before 11:30 Saturday night, Jasper Police were called to the Sunset apartments located along the 600 Block of Giesler Road to the report of a domestic dispute.

An investigation by police of the incident resulted in the arrest of 38-year old Jonathon Holt who police say lived in the apartment in Sunset.

Holt was charged with disorderly conduct and lodged into the Dubois County Security Center.


A Ferdinand man was placed under arrest on theft and marijuana possession charges Saturday evening after police say he was caught driving a car with a license plate he stole off another vehicle sometime Friday evening.

Ferdinand Police say just before 4 pm Saturday afternoon they received a report of a license plate that was taken from a residence along the 200 Block of Lee Court.

An investigation by police found that 18-year old Cody Miller who lived at that same address had taken the license plate sometime Friday night. Police caught up with Miller during a traffic stop at the intersection of 13th and Main Streets where Miller was also found to be in possession of Marijuana.

Police later found out that the stolen license plate was in French Lick at an impound lot where Miller had been arrested the night before.

Ferdinand Police say authorities in Orange County were unaware that the license plate had been stolen.

Miller was taken to the Dubois County Security Center in Jasper where he was booked on charges of theft and possession of marijuana.

Ferdinand Police were assisted by the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department.


The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that escaped inmate 23-year old Shane Cates has been captured.

After receiving tips Friday night, Cates was taken into custody by the Daviess County Strategic Response Unit. He was located at a home in Washington.

Multiple agencies assisted in the search for Cates who escaped police custody just before 11 o’clock Monday night by jumping through a secondary window while being treated at Daviess Community Hospital in Washington.

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