Switzerland Co. Resident Arrested For Vehicle Theft In Jefferson Co.

Posted On August 13, 2017

Saturday at approximately 4:25 PM Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy Ben Flint located reported stolen vehicle traveling west on Vaughn Drive near Broadway. The vehicle, a 1996 Honda passenger car had been reported stolen in the early morning hours of August 12, 2017, from a residence on W. Clifty drive.  As Deputy Flint activated his emergency lights, the suspect fled North on Broadway, West on W. First Street, North on Vine, and West on Second Street where he stopped at the coroner of W. Second Street and Mill Street.  Deputy Flint and his K-9 partner “Meko” conducted a felony stop, and took Carl Bruce Hickerson 26, Vevay, Indiana, into custody without incident. Hickerson was transported to the Jefferson County Jail where he awaits his initial court appearance on preliminary alleged charges of possession of a stolen vehicle level 6 felony and resisting law enforcement.