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November 10, 2012

Coon hunters called off

Police Report

WASHINGTON — CITY REPORT

Thursday

9:02 p.m. — Summer Chesser, 9 McCracken Dr., reported two male subjects pushed off a black Roketta moped belonging to Michael Esclare from her yard. The owner had the key. Officers located the moped, which was undamaged.

4:07 p.m. — The K-9 officers gave demonstrations at Griffith Elementary, 803 E. Nat’l Hwy.

2:51 p.m. — Heidi Sims, 101 N.E. 15th St., reported an attempted break-in. Her roommate scared the subjects away. There were pry marks on the door.

COUNTY REPORT

Thursday

8:13 p.m. — Dispatch received a complaint about coon hunters in 1,000-Acre Woods hunting without permission. A deputy spoke with the subjects and everything was fine.

5:24 p.m. — A caller advised he’d been getting calls from someone saying he’s received a government grant, and the person asked for a credit card number or money to be wired. A deputy spoke to the complainant and explained his options.

1:06 p.m. — A complainant requested someone be alerted that high grass at CRs 250S and 125E is blocking the line of sight in the southbound lane. The county highway department was notified.  

ARRESTS

Derick Lee Clark, 18, Washington, was arrested by city police Friday for criminal trespass. He was held at Daviess County Security Center without bond.

Benjamin Michael Wagler, 23, Washington, was arrested Friday by sheriff’s deputies on a warrant for failure to appear. He was held on $5,000 bond.

Travis C. Prince, 37, Indianapolis, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies Thursday on a warrant for failure to appear. He was held on $5,000 bond.

Penny L. Padgett, 47, Washington, was arrested Thursday by city police on a warrant for two counts of failure to appear, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and forgery. She also was wanted on a Lawrence County, Ill., warrant. She was held without bond.

Jail Population: 157

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