Vanderburgh County Council attorney accused of DUI

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Sheriff Dave Wedding ceremony suggests he eradicated the mugshot and cost details of the Vanderburgh County Council’s attorney from his jail’s internet site subsequent the man’s arrest on suspicion of drunken driving.

Evansville police arrested Jeffrey W. Ahlers, 60, just after midnight Sunday. Ahlers has been attorney for the Vanderburgh County Council — which oversees budgets for county places of work, including the sheriff’s section and the prosecutor’s office — because 1997.

He was booked into the Vanderburgh County jail and posted bond Sunday night. Ahlers’ attorney contends he really should not be charged in the situation. 

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No rates filed yet by Vanderburgh County Prosecutor

As of Wednesday morning, no charges had been submitted in the scenario by the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Place of work. A representative of the prosecutor’s office was attempting to access Vanderburgh County Prosecutor Nick Hermann for remark on behalf of the Courier & Press on Wednesday.

And while the incident was noted in the Evansville Law enforcement Department’s media log – and a possible-bring about affidavit was filed by the EPD officer who built the arrest – the information was scrubbed from the Vanderburgh County jail website within a day.

Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding

“I took (the mugshot and details) down,” Marriage informed the Courier & Press on Wednesday. “I have sole management around that web-site, and all of it is for entertainment benefit.”

A examine of the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office website showed that a man arrested on very similar prices as Ahlers — and also booked into the jail just after midnight the similar day — also posted bond and was unveiled, but his mugshot and arrest details ended up still on the jail internet site as of Wednesday morning. Also, the prosecutor’s office environment filed fees against that gentleman, Andrew Fox, on Monday early morning, and an first courtroom visual appearance took place the same day.