Tell City Sgt. Heather Glenn shot and killed during arrest attempt

TELL CITY – On Sunday, July 2, Tell City Sergeant Heather Glenn investigated a domestic dispute between Sean Hubert, 34, of Tell City, and a female victim.

The female victim was able to make it to Perry County Memorial Hospital to be treated for her injuries. Sergeant Glenn spoke with the female victim at the hospital. Sergeant Glenn and other officers left the hospital to search for Hubert.

On July 3 the female victim advised hospital staff that Hubert was on his way to the hospital. Officers with the Tell City Police Department, Perry County Sheriff’s Office, and Cannelton Police Department responded to the hospital.

Sergeant Heather Glenn

Sergeant Glenn made contact and attempted to arrest Hubert. Hubert refused to comply with Sergeant Glenn. Sergeant Glenn attempted to deploy an electronic-controlled weapon but it was ineffective. During a brief struggle, Hubert produced a firearm and Sergeant Glenn was shot.

Officers with the Tell City Police Department and Cannelton Police Department returned fire and shot Hubert. Sergeant Glenn and Hubert were both treated at the scene and died from their injuries.

Sergeant Glenn worked for the Perry County Sheriff’s Office and Tell City Police Department for nearly 20 years. Sergeant Glenn was a well-respected officer and pillar in her community. Tell City Police Chief Derrick Lawalin said “Sergeant Glenn was a good friend to everyone and will be sadly missed, but not forgotten.”

Governor Eric J. Holcomb offered the following statement regarding fallen police sergeant Heather Glenn.

“Another officer has fallen victim to the senseless act of violence. I urge Hoosiers to remember Tell City Police Sgt. Heather Glenn. She gave the ultimate sacrifice for the safety of others. She dedicated nearly 20 years to serving the citizens of Perry County and Tell City and now her family needs our love and support more than ever. Janet and I will hold her loved ones in our hearts during this painful time as they try and find peace and solace.”

Indiana State Police Jasper Post reports this investigation is still ongoing, and an autopsy has been scheduled. 

No more information will be released at this time.