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Meth found during warrant arrest

Friday, October 10, 2008

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Shawn Halfacre
After a short foot pursuit in Knightsville, local law enforcement officers captured a suspect wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant from another county.

Parke County authorities notified the Brazil City Police Department Thursday afternoon that Shawn Halfacre, 20, Rockville, who was wanted on an outstanding "failure to appear" arrest warrant from the Parke County Courthouse, was probably staying at a residence in Cooper Towers.

While investigating the warrant, BCPD Patrolman Jeff Bucklin located Halfacre at a Knightsville residence on Price Street after 11 p.m., Thursday.

A short foot pursuit ensued when Bucklin attempted to question the suspect. Bucklin, along with officers from two other BCPD units and the Clay County Sheriff's Department K-9 Handler/Deputy Josh Clarke and K-9 Officer Forrest were involved in the chase.

After a few minutes, Halfacre was taken into custody approximately a block east of the home.

During a routine pat down of Halfacre, officers discovered an undisclosed amount of methamphetamine and paraphernalia.

He was transported to the Clay County Justice Center and booked on preliminary local charges of resisting law enforcement, false reporting/informing, possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia.

Booked on a $7,000 cash bond, Halfacre remains incarcerated until he can be formally arraigned per the Clay County Court schedule.

Officials told The Brazil Times that Halfacre would remain incarcerated until transportation could be arranged back to Parke County, so he can be arraigned on the prior unrelated charges in that county.


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Why is Brazil Police Officer Bucklin out in Knightsville serving a warrant from Parke County. Lets think about this, as a Brazil resident, I hardly ever see a police car driving around patrolling my neighborhood. And now I know why, cause they are wasting gas driving to Knightsville. If there were two other Brazil PD units in Knightsville with him then was there anybody protecting Brazil. I bet the answer is no. I hope the Chief Archer puts leash on some of the officer under his command for the cities sake.

-- Posted by BigCB20 on Sat, Oct 11, 2008, at 3:54 AM

I have seen sheriff deputies assist brazil pd many times

-- Posted by george1 on Sat, Oct 11, 2008, at 7:42 AM

I am glad that the CCSD and the BCPD are doing now. I am glad that they are getting the drug dealers off the street but then the judge is just letting them back out on the street and they are not learning anything and they wouldn't unless the judges leaves them in the jail longer and don't let them back out on the streets and keep them in jail until they learn their lesson.

-- Posted by AmayaTsuki on Sat, Oct 11, 2008, at 8:26 AM

I am glad that the CCSD and the BCPD are doing now. I am glad that they are getting the drug dealers off the street but then the judge is just letting them back out on the street and they are not learning anything and they wouldn't unless the judges leaves them in the jail longer and don't let them back out on the streets and keep them in jail until they learn their lesson.

-- Posted by AmayaTsuki on Sat, Oct 11, 2008, at 8:27 AM

The article says the warrant originated to an address in Cooper Towers, thats Brazil and you must not know much about police activities,Brazil probably works in conjunction with other departments as well as clay county officers to get criminals off the streets and if they knew where a criminal was and didn.t go after him then you would have a legitimate complaint. Great job Brazil Officers and Clay County !

-- Posted by Centered on Sat, Oct 11, 2008, at 8:28 AM

The article says the warrant originated to an address in Cooper Towers, thats Brazil and you must not know much about police activities,Brazil probably works in conjunction with other departments as well as clay county officers to get criminals off the streets and if they knew where a criminal was and didn.t go after him then you would have a legitimate complaint. Great job Brazil Officers and Clay County !

-- Posted by Centered on Sat, Oct 11, 2008, at 8:28 AM

Great job Brazil, I read that the warrant originated to an address in Brazil another criminal off the street great job Clay County also!

-- Posted by Centered on Sat, Oct 11, 2008, at 8:33 AM

Great job Brazil, I read that the warrant originated to an address in Brazil another criminal off the street great job Clay County also!

-- Posted by Centered on Sat, Oct 11, 2008, at 8:33 AM

Great Job Brazil City Officers and Clay County!!!

-- Posted by Centered on Sat, Oct 11, 2008, at 8:50 AM

Great Job Brazil City Officers and Clay County!!!

-- Posted by Centered on Sat, Oct 11, 2008, at 8:50 AM

It is a fact of nature that if you give someone a dollar, they would whine and complain because they didn't get two...

Great job guys!!

-- Posted by RickS on Sat, Oct 11, 2008, at 12:44 PM

"I have seen sheriff deputies assist brazil pd many times

-- Posted by george1 on Sat, Oct 11, 2008, at 7:42 AM"

So what is your point? Last time I checked Brazil was still in Clay County.

-- Posted by I. M. Lee Thall, Esq. on Sat, Oct 11, 2008, at 6:47 PM

Good job guys. I'm glad that everything is up to par again with the department. It's all about team work and the boys are all working together! Bucklin knows his stuff, don't worry about who he arrest and where.

-- Posted by MensRea2008 on Sun, Oct 12, 2008, at 2:38 AM

Why is a Brazil police officer serving a warrant in Knightsville from Parke County??? Are you serious? The same reason fugitives are arrested by the LOCAL police and EXTRADITED back to their own states/counties. Jurisdiction.

Would it bother BigCB20 if he owned a store in Brazil and a Terre Haute cop was driving by, saw it being robbed, but kept going because it "wasn't his neighborhood" and therefore, not his job? It's as ridiculous as your comment regarding BPO Bucklin .. and I don't even know this officer.

Give it a rest. Sheesh!

-- Posted by Emmes on Sun, Oct 12, 2008, at 12:48 PM

It's unanimous!!! Sanity prevails!!!

-- Posted by Centered on Sun, Oct 12, 2008, at 7:28 PM

BigCB20 is always dogging the police and sheriffs departments, so whats new?

-- Posted by MensRea2008 on Mon, Oct 13, 2008, at 12:33 AM

This guy looks like a kid, I guess he is at only 20 years old. He is already on his way to jail so sad. I wonder what is his family like, was he raised around using? I hope he gets help and I hope he does the time. I hate when people get in trouble repeatedly but only spend a short time in jail. I will pray for Shawn and his family and pray that the Judge will teach him a lesson so that maybe just maybe he will get help for his obvious drug problem, normal people do not do METH!!!!!!!!!

-- Posted by ibclean76@yahoo.com on Mon, Oct 13, 2008, at 11:47 AM

BigCB could you please inform us as to which law would restrict Officer Bucklin from serving a warrant in Knightsville? I'm going to take a stab in the dark here and guess that Bucklin went to the residence at Cooper Towers and probably got information that he was at a different location in Knightsville where he found the suspect. Correct me if I'm wrong but that is good police work. Keep up the comments BigCB it's nice to have a good laugh every now and then.

-- Posted by Pro Se on Tue, Oct 14, 2008, at 11:28 AM

Good job Jeff...We go where we need to go to get the bad guys in jail. Bottom Line. That's what the public expects us to do. So we do.

-- Posted by out_and_about on Wed, Oct 15, 2008, at 8:10 PM

great job jeff and josh and forest.!

-- Posted by nhs_babe_2011 on Fri, Oct 17, 2008, at 8:21 AM

oops. spelled Forrest wrong sorry.

-- Posted by nhs_babe_2011 on Fri, Oct 17, 2008, at 8:22 AM

-- Posted by Icareaboutbrazil on Fri, Oct 17, 2008, at 1:40 PM

WTG Bucky

-- Posted by reddevil on Fri, Oct 17, 2008, at 5:35 PM

Bigc20 dont tell or police how to do thier job when you are needing help i bet you want them there stop crying

-- Posted by charcar on Tue, Oct 21, 2008, at 7:39 PM


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