Southern Indiana Alert: Perry County Manhunt Underway for Man Spotted Near Kentucky Border


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Perry County, IN – The Perry County Sheriff’s Office has issued an urgent call for assistance in locating Joseph Humphreys, with an active felony warrant, who has recently fled from law enforcement. The search intensified after Humphreys escaped Kentucky authorities by vehicle and continued on foot near the Indiana-Kentucky border, specifically around Pleasant Valley and Bell Hollow Road in Cannelton.

Authorities describe Joseph Humphreys as a white male, about 5 feet 8 inches tall, with brown hair. At the time of his last sighting, he was wearing dark colored pants and a dark shirt. The Sheriff’s Office advises the public to exercise caution and avoid any interaction with Humphreys, emphasizing that he should not be approached under any circumstances.

Residents and visitors in the area are encouraged to remain vigilant and report any possible sightings or relevant information by contacting Tell City Central Dispatch at 812-547-7068 or by dialing 911. The Perry County Sheriff’s Office underscores the importance of community assistance in ensuring public safety and bringing Humphreys to justice. As is standard, Humphreys is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


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