SEVERE WX : Flash Flood Warning View Alerts

Knox County police officer arrested after ISP and FBI say he compromised undercover investigation

A Bicknell, Indiana police officer was arrested and is facing multiple charges after a joint investigation with the Indiana State Police and the FBI.

Posted: Apr 12, 2018 4:40 PM
Updated: Apr 12, 2018 4:50 PM

BICKNELL, Ind. (WTHI) - A Bicknell, Indiana police officer was arrested and is facing multiple charges after a joint investigation with the Indiana State Police and the FBI.

On Thursday, Indiana State Police and FBI arrested 47-year-old Kevin Carroll.

Carroll is a lieutenant with the Bicknell Police Department.

The investigation started in March when officials say Carroll shared sensitive information with a Daviess County resident that put an undercover drug operation in jeopardy.

Investigators said by doing that, he also put undercover officers at risk.

He has been charged with official misconduct and criminal recklessness.

He has since been released from jail after posting a $5,000 bond.

Last April, Carroll was suspended without pay for 15 days.

Authorities say that was after he violated the confidentiality of the Department of Child Services scheduled assessment.

Article Comments

Terre Haute
Clear
65° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 65°
Robinson
Scattered Clouds
65° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 65°
Indianapolis
Overcast
66° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 66°
Rockville
Clear
65° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 65°
Casey
Broken Clouds
65° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 65°
Brazil
Clear
65° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 65°
Marshall
Clear
65° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 65°
Strong storms possible this weekend.
WTHI Planner
WTHI Temps
WTHI Radar

Latest Video

Image

Crop for the Cure

Image

Museum marks anniversary of Pullman Strike

Image

Holy Cow Drop

Image

Bunks Across America

Image

Diversity Walk Postponed

Image

Man involved in police chase facing several charges

Image

Museum attempting to set record for most people saying the Pledge of Allegiance

Image

Rose-Hulman hosts STEM Workshop

Image

Overnight: Cloudy and mild. Rather breezy. Overnight showers possible. Low: 62°

Image

Crawford County hosts Horse Show

WTHI Events