School Resource Officer, Roy A. Leap, reports that a K9 Drug search was
conducted on school grounds at approximately 9:30 a.m. today’s date. The vehicle
search was carried out with the assistance of K9 units from Indiana State Police,
Hanover Police Department and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. Members of the
Vevay Police Department and the Switzerland County Sheriff’s Office partnered
with the School Resource Officer to carry out the search.
Officer Leap stated that all vehicles on property were searched. This was the most
extensive vehicle search we have done to date. All vehicles were searched
regardless of whether they were owned by a teacher, student or faculty member.
Two businesses adjacent to the school also gave permission to law enforcement to
search the vehicles on their property. This search was performed in an effort to
detect drugs in student vehicles that try to circumvent school policies on student
The search resulted in no arrests for illegal possession of drugs. The search was
part of an ongoing effort to reduce drugs in our school system. More searches will
be scheduled throughout the school year as a routine part of this ongoing effort.
Special thanks should go out to the Law Enforcement Agencies that assisted with
this project. Without their help, our efforts to keep students safe would be greatly
The Vevay Police Department encourages anyone with additional information
concerning drug activity in our schools or the community to contact their local law
enforcement agency. All inquiries should be directed to School Resource Officer
Roy A. Leap at 427-2626 or your local law enforcement agency.