Jackson County
Sheriff's Office
Brownstown, Indiana
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New Release-Lelan Sharp Arrest

NEWS RELEASE - Jackson County Sheriff's Department

On October 7, 2019 at approximately 2:25 PM the Jackson County Sheriff's Department received an anonymous call of a domestic dispute in the area of 2662 Bent Tree Lane. Jackson County Reserve Officer Jonathon Tabor and Deputy Clint Burcham responded to the area.

Deputies were able to locate a female victim. The female stated an argument began between her and Lelan Sharp. The two live together at the address. The female asked Lelan to leave the residence and told him she was calling the police. Lelan took the phone from the female and didn't allow her to call the police. The female tried to leave the residence. Lelan pushed the female and the female attempted to defend herself. Lelan then pushed the female to the
ground and held her down so she couldn't leave. The female was able to get away from Lelan and got a phone to call for help.

Lelan wasn't at the scene when officers arrived and filed for an arrest warrant. On October 11th an arrest warrant was issued for Lelan Sharp. Reserve Officer Jonathon Tabor went back to the residence on Bent Tree Lane and located Lelan Sharp.

Lelan Sharp 21 of Seymour was arrested for criminal confinement, domestic battery and interfering with reporting a crime.

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