South Vermillion County School Corporation Employee Arrested for Theft

Vermillion County – On May 16, 2019, the Indiana State Police were contacted by the South Vermillion School Corporation in reference to a possible theft of prescription medication at Van Duyn Elementary School. 

During the course of the investigation, Detective Michael Featherling learned that a Van Duyn Elementary School Health Aid, Lydia A. Stevens, age 40, Terre Haute, Indiana, allegedly stole medication from a student of the school. 

At the conclusion of the investigation, the findings were presented to the Vermillion County Prosecutor’s Office.

On August 22, 2019, Stevens was arrested without incident and transported to the Vermillion County Jail.


Theft, A Misdemeanor

Possession of a Controlled Substance, A Misdemeanor

Theft, Level 6 Felony

Arrest photo may be obtained from the Vermillion County Jail.

Under the Law, criminal charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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