Press release

On Feb. 23rd, at approximately 11:37 p.m., Bartholomew County Emergency Operations Center received a tip of a large underage drinking party.

Deputies responded to the scene and discovered a large party of approximately 75 to 100 people. The scene was controlled and 35 people were arrested.

The following subjects were arrested for Illegal Consumption:

  • Matthew James, 19 of Hope

  • Jaleel Shipley, 18 of Columbus

  • Chase Rider, 18 of Columbus

  • Devan Davis, 18 of Columbus

  • Katie Blevins, 18 of Columbus

  • Jayvon Thomas, 18 of Columbus

  • Brayden Scruggs, 18 of Columbus

  • Robert Pflueger, 19 of Indianapolis

  • Callie Silver, 18 of Columbus

  • Sydnie McCammon, 19 of Columbus

  • Sarah Mehlek, 20 of Columbus

  • Alicia Frazer, 18 of Columbus

  • Taryn Sims, 20 of Nashville

  • Victor Guzman, 18 of Columbus

  • Ricky Harber, 18 of Columbus

  • Shelby Whitfield, 19 of Columbus

  • Parker Maggette, 18 of Columbus

  • Michael Davisson, 18 of Seymour

  • Zachary Davis, 19 of Columbus

  • Victoria Wilkerson, 20 of Columbus

  • Ryland Smith, 19 of Columbus

  • Tasha Skirvin, 20 of Columbus

  • Parker Wetherald, 19 of Columbus

    The following subjects were arrested for Battery and Disorderly Conduct after getting into a fight during the incident:

  • Mark Phillips, 24 of Columbus

  • Patrick Gaskins, 26 of Columbus

    The following subject was arrested for Illegal Consumption and Resisting Law Enforcement after fleeing out a window during the incident. He was captured by ISP Trooper Jacob Tolle a short distance away.

  • Donovan Stainbrook, 20 of Fort Campbell, Ky.

    Nine juveniles were also arrested for Illegal Consumption.

    A substantial amount of marijuana was recovered from the scene.

    This is a preliminary investigation. All persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

    Assisting Officers: Deputy Ryland Fluhr, FTO Adam Warner, FTO Andrew Dougan, Deputy Jon Lanning     

    Assisting Agencies: Indiana State Police Troopers Korry Clark, Derek Eggers, and Jacob Tolle, Columbus Police Department Officers Logan Adams and Paul Garnett