VINCENNES, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – The Vincennes Police Chief is on leave after the Federal Bureau of Investigations executed a search warrant at the local department.
While no details of the FBI investigation have been released, officials confirmed Friday that Chief Dusty Luking has been put on paid administrative leave.
Public Affairs Specialist Chris Bavender with the FBI Field Office in Indianapolis acknowledged a federal search warrant was executed at the Vincennes Police Department on Wednesday.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Indiana said it cannot comment at this time.
Here is the full statement from the Vincennes Police Department:
On July 31st FBI agents served a search warrant on the Vincennes Police Department. While this investigation continues and until it concludes, Chief Dusty Luking has been put on paid administrative leave. To ensure the overall operations of the department, and continued service and safety to the public, Asst. Chief Terry Johnson will be handling daily operations of the Vincennes Police Department.
This is a developing story and will be updated as we learn more information.