Carroll County Sheriff's Office

  • Agency: Carroll County Sheriff's Office
  • Address: 310 W Main St, Delphi, 46923 IN
  • Chief:
Phone: 765-564-2413

Carroll County Sheriff's Office is located at 310 W Main St, Delphi, 46923 IN. The Carroll County Sheriff's Office phone number is 765-564-2413.

Carroll County Sheriff's Office News

During this Veteran’s day remembrance weekend, I recall recently viewing the names of those posted on the walls of our county courthouse who have gone “above and beyond” the call of duty in protecting our freedoms. They, along with our current service members, have served and serve to protect our “corners of the world” so we can enjoy some of those life events which we cherish. We, as the professional members of the Office of the Carroll County Sheriff, continue to serve and protect “this corner” of our world. We extend our heartfelt appreciation to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice and thank God for the Peacemakers. To each veteran, whether past or present, thank you for your unselfish sacrifice for God, Country, and Carroll County. God’s Blessings on you. Respectfully, Sheriff Tobe H. Leazenby

Carroll County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for a full time Jail Officer. Applications can be downloaded from our website at Once complete they need to be returned to the Auditor's Office, 2nd floor of courthouse.

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Carroll County Sheriff’s Office K9 Micky to get donation of body armor Carroll County Sheriff’s Office K9 Micky will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Micky’s vest will be embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of K9 Ty, California City Police Department”. Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c (3) charity located in East Taunton, MA whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States. The non-profit was established in 2009 to assist law enforcement agencies with this potentially lifesaving body armor for their four-legged K9 officers. Since its inception, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provided over 3,000 protective vests, in 50 states, through private and corporate donations, at a value of $5.7 million dollars. The program is open to dogs actively employed in the U.S. with law enforcement or related agencies who are certified and at least 20 months of age. New K9 graduates, as well as K9s with expired vests, are eligible to participate. The donation to provide one protective vest for a law enforcement K9 is $950.00. Each vest has a value between $1,744 – $2,283 and a five-year warranty, and an average weight of 4-5 lbs. There is an estimated 30,000 law enforcement K9s throughout the United States. For more information or to learn about volunteer opportunities, please call 508-824-6978. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provides information, lists events, and accepts tax-deductible donations of any denomination at or mailed to P.O. Box 9 East Taunton, MA 02718.

CONGRATULATIONS and WELCOME ABOARD to our newest Carroll County Sheriff's Merit Deputy, Kory Banes! Deputy Banes is seen accepting his oath of office from Carroll County Clerk Andrea Miller this afternoon. Deputy Banes joins the long list of professional men and women, serving Carroll County. Join me in congratulating Deputy Banes and bringing him aboard our professional team! Thank you. -Sheriff Tobe Leazenby

These fake one hundred dollar bills are floating around Carroll County. If you are a merchant and someone tries to pass one please call 765-564-2413 / 1.

Congratulations to Carroll County resident Taylor Bartlett! Taylor was the recipient of a $500 Indiana Sheriffs' Association Scholarship from the ISA's Scholarship Foundation. Taylor received one of 40 scholarships awarded by the foundation for the state of Indiana. Sheriff Tobe Leazenby, who serves on the scholarship foundation committee for the ISA, presented the scholarship to Taylor last week. Best wishes in your future endeavors and studies in the criminal justice field, Taylor, from the team of the Carroll County Sheriff's Office! Sheriff Tobe Leazenby

To the community we serve and protect, the professional women and men of the Office of the Carroll County Sheriff, extend wishes for a Safe and Sincere Memorial Day Weekend. Take time to relax and enjoy family. More importantly, take a few moments to reflect and remember those who have passed before us. Cherish the happy memories and recall them often. To our military families, to our emergency first responder families, to ALL families of our community, God's Continued Blessings be with You. Again, Be Safe, Be Smart, and know we are here to respond should you need us. Thank you. -Sheriff Tobe Leazenby

Happy 8th birthday to Grim!

On behalf of the professional men and women of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and myself, we offer a Blessed and Joyful Easter to those we serve. In the spoken words of our risen Savior, Jesus Christ, “…….I am with you always, even to the very end of the age.” Matthew 28:20. May God Continue to Bless Carroll County. Thank you. -Sheriff Tobe Leazenby

The members of the Carroll County Sheriff's Office wish all who we serve a Very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. May the Blessings of Christ's birth be a Shining Light in your lives. We pray for peace, safety, and joy with your families and friends during this time of year. Respectfully, The Staff of the Carroll County Sheriff's Office and Sheriff Tobe Leazenby

The Carroll County Sheriff's Office received word at approximately 7:00 p.m. tonight that the three sisters taken from their Grandmother's Carroll County home on Tuesday, have been safely found in West Helena, Arkansas. Through the valuable assistance of the US Marshal's Service and the Arkansas State Police, the girls were taken into safekeeping by child services there. Their mother, Leah Banks, and the father of two of three girls, Kevin Banks, were arrested and taken into custody. They face felony criminal charges of Interfering with Custody in Carroll County. Detective Tony Liggett and K9 Deputy Spencer Kingery are to be commended for their hard work on the investigation. Detective Liggett worked diligently all week to frequently communicate and stay up to date with authorities in Arkansas with continuing efforts to find the girls. "Our goal since Tuesday was to find those girls before Christmas and we accomplished it. Children shouldn't have to spend Christmas this way and thankfully these girls will not. We thank those who have extended thoughts and prayers during this investigation" , stated Sheriff Tobe Leazenby.

The Carroll County Sheriff's Office continues to follow up and look into information relating to three missing children, taken from their grandmother's home in rural Carroll County Tuesday morning. Their biological mother Leah M. Banks, 33, last known address in Washington State, allegedly left the grandmother's residence with the three children. The three girls and their descriptors (photo attached) are as follows: Georgia Banks, age 8 black/female, 4"8' height, 80 pounds, black hair and brown eyes; Amariah Banks, age 6, black/female, 4'2" height, 60 pounds, black hair and brown eyes; and Aujhanay Udhus, age 12, white/female, 4'11" height 129 pounds, brown hair, and hazel eyes. The mother and father (Kevin M Banks, 42, last known address in Washington State) had their parental custody of the girls removed through a court in King County, Washington. The girls' biological mother was staying with her own mother in Carroll County for the holidays when Ms. Banks gathered the children and left the residence in Carroll County. In talking with Carroll County family members, Carroll County Sheriff's investigators were provided information which lead them to believe the children were not in imminent danger. The Sheriff's Office provided information to the Indiana Missing Children's Clearinghouse Center and were informed the situation did not warrant an Amber Alert, since the children were not believed to be in danger. It is believed the two adults and three children are traveling, possibly to the state of Arkansas, in a dark blue Buick Terraza van with Arkansas license plate of 345VTN. The children and vehicle description are listed in the nationwide Missing Persons file of the National Crime Information Center(NCIC). Investigators continue to follow up with prosecutors to determine any criminal violations to pursue. Anyone who sees these children or this vehicle is asked to contact local enforcement.

Yesterday Carroll County Sheriff's Office, Animal Control, Flora Police, Delphi Police and E911 employees participated in White / Carroll / Pulaski FOP Lodge #123 annual Shop with a Cop. We would like to thank the Sponsors from Carroll County that made this possible. Collision Unlimited, Mann-Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, Ayres Hardware, Carroll County TrueValue, Sission & Son Jewelry, Chem-a-co, and Robin Bell.

We are accepting applications for part time Jail Officers. Applications can be picked up at the Auditor's Office or from our website at Applications must be turned back in to the Auditor's Office. EOE

On behalf of the team at the Sheriff's Office, we extend a safe and peaceful Thanksgiving weekend. For those who may be driving to various destinations, safe travels. Take time to reach your gathering location. Enjoy your families and loved ones. We thank you for the opportunity to serve you and wish God's Blessings on each of you. Respectfully, Tobe H. Leazenby, Sheriff of Carroll County

A Tribute to Our Country’s Heroes During this Veteran’s weekend, we take a few moments to simply say, “Thank you.” Thank you to each person, each soldier, who has proudly donned the uniform, and humbly represented the land of “the Free and the Brave.” As public, county servants, we are ever so grateful for the sacrifices our Veterans and their families have made through the years and continue to do so. God Bless You, God Bless Carroll County, and God Bless America! Respectfully, -Sheriff Tobe H. Leazenby

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and Carroll County E911 would like to remind the citizens’ of Carroll County that social media is a huge part of our society. As department’s we use social media to inform our citizens’ of important information going on within the community. The information we share on those platforms will routinely come after an investigation is completed and is found to be valuable information to the citizens’. We will also post events that are hosted or sponsored by our departments. We pride ourselves in responder and public safety and we would not want to jeopardize that. Our agencies will only post to our official sites when responders are on scene of a confirmed medical, police, or fire call and we need our citizens’ to avoid the area for their safety and ours. Should you come across any other social media accounts that post events happening (current or previous) please know that they are not approved by our agency to release that information. Should you come across information posted by other social media sites and would like to confirm that information please feel free to call either Sheriff Tobe Leazenby or Lead Communicator Cassi Lane.

"The Carroll County Sheriff's Office (Delphi, IN) is accepting applications for the position of Probationary Sheriff's Merit Deputy. Approximate annual salary is $39,000. County benefits included with paid vacation, holidays, and county owned take home car. Health insurance including dental and vision offered. Deadline to return completed applications is Friday November 17th, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Interested applicants should pick up and return applications to the Carroll County Auditor's Office (Carroll County Human Resources Office) on the second floor of the Courthouse in Delphi, IN. PDF applications can also be obtained online through the Sheriff's Office website at, under Employment. Completed applications can be mailed to the Auditor's office at Carroll County Auditor's Office, Attn: Sheriff's application, 101 W Main Street, Delphi, IN 46923. Carroll County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Questions can be directed to Sheriff Tobe H. Leazenby at 765.564.2413, option #1.

Date: 21 August 2017 Day: Monday Time: For Immediate Release Contact: Sheriff Tobe Leazenby 765.564.2413 Sheriff’s Fire Investigator Todd Trent 765.564.2413 Flora Police Chief Paul Redmon 574.967.4457 Investigators follow into Business Fire in Flora Initial investigation indicates fire was deliberately set The Flora Police Department, Flora Fire Department, and the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office continue to follow into a fire which occurred at a plumbing and heating business in Flora Friday night. At 8:35 p.m., Carroll County E911 received numerous 911 calls, reporting that the Lauderdale Plumbing and Heating building at 3 South Sycamore Street in Flora, was on fire. Flora Fire Department and many other emergency departments responded to the location, finding flames coming from the building. Fire personnel were able to take control of the fire quickly. Preliminary investigation seemed to indicate the fire was intentionally started. No injuries were reported prior to or during the fighting of the fire. A reward, up to $5,000, has been established, for information which will lead to the arrest and conviction of anyone believed to be involved. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s office non-emergency number at 765.564.2413, option #1. The investigation is continuing and more information will be released as it is followed into and received.

Carroll County now has Animal Control. Animal Control officers will not be patrolling and looking for stray dogs but will be responding when dispatched. Carroll County animal control will only be responding to dog complaints, they will not respond to stray cat complaints. Animal control can be reached at 765-564-2413 / 1.

The Carroll County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for part-time cooks. Shifts would vary, Applications can be obtained on our website at, or at the Carroll County Auditor's Office. Applications must be returned to the Auditor's Office.

Carroll County Sheriff’s Office News Release Date: 11 August 2017 Day: Friday Time: For Immediate Release Contact: Sheriff Tobe Leazenby 765.564.2413 Sheriff’s Detective Tony Liggett 765.564.2413 Sheriff’s Detective Kevin Hammond 765.564.2413 Sheriff’s Deputy Mitchell Catron 765.564.2413 Detective First Sergeant Jerry Holeman 765.567.2125 Arrest Made in Deer Creek Investigation The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and Indiana State Police have made an arrest regarding the suspicious death in the small northeastern Carroll County town of Deer Creek. James L. Haas, 59, of rural Burnettsville, was arrested late Friday afternoon by Sheriff’s detectives and ISP detectives. Police are also releasing the name of the deceased victim in the case. Richard Mark Houchins, 62, of Deer Creek, has been identified as the decedent. Investigators are awaiting final autopsy results from Friday’s autopsy on the victim. However, enough information from the ongoing investigation had been garnered by Friday to provide detectives probable cause to arrest Haas. Until police receive final autopsy information, no information is being released related to the victim’s injuries except that fatal injuries were due to head trauma. Haas was booked into the Carroll County Jail in Delphi, held on one count of Murder, as it relates to Houchins’ death. He is being held without bond. Indiana State Police and the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office continue to follow into the investigation. More information will be released at a later time as the investigation progresses.