The Washington Times-Herald

December 24, 2013

Today's police report

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9:53 p.m. - An employee of Southwest Medical EMS reported a utility pole leaning on N.E. First Street and Harned Avenue. A line crew was contacted.

9:51 p.m. - Mora McCormick reported a utility pole down on Bernard Street and Oak Grove Road. A line crew was contacted.

3:40 a.m. - Elijah Wilbum reported an assault on Main and N.E. Fourth streets. He was taken to Daviess Community Hospital. Two suspects were brought in for questioning.


7:57 p.m. - Tammy Morris, 1208 W. Walnut St., reported an 8-foot-tall snowman was taken from her front yard.

6:30 p.m. - Jason Sthisel, 1512 Wykoff Lane, said his mailbox and four others were taken by a green Ford Ranger truck. The truck left the scene.

Due to the flooding, a total of seven basements reported sewage backing up in them. Three callers reported manholes were exposed and three minor accidents were reported in the city.


11:20 p.m. - Sgt. Greg Dietsch reported a transformer was sparking on N.E. Third Street. A line crew was contacted.

8:11 p.m. - A female caller reported a break-in at an unnamed residence. Two tablet computers were taken.

5:30 p.m. - An employee of Fast Max, 1202 E. Nat’l Hwy., reported a drive-off worth $31.39 in gas by a silver Toyota sedan.



8:34 a.m. - A caller said a male pulled up on a scooter and advised the caller of a possible meth lab near 1137W 150N. Items were retrieved.


12:52 a.m. - A caller reported a semi was off CR 200N and in a ditch near high water. A tractor pulled the semi out of the water.

12:30 a.m. - A caller reported an abandoned vehicle on SR 358. The driver was taken home.

10:25 a.m. - A caller said his truck went into a ditch on CR 350N and floated down stream. A passenger in the truck complained of back pain and was taken to Daviess Community Hospital in a personal vehicle.

7:34 a.m. - A caller said a male ran out of Baymont Inns and Suites, 7 Cumberland Drive, naked. Deputies caught up with the male, who was now fully clothed, and said a female stole his wallet and his car.


11 p.m. - A female caller reported a person threw an object from an I-69 overpass and hit her vehicle. Damage was unknown and no person was found in the area.

10:30 a.m. - A male caller reported someone broke into his river cabin on CR 700S. Extra patrol was requested.


Ricky Workman, 44, Petersburg, was arrested by Daviess County Sheriff’s deputies Sunday on a warrant for theft. He was being held at the Daviess County Security Center on $2,500 bond.

Cory Enlow, 22, Washington, was arrested by city police Monday on a warrant for possession of marijuana. He was being held on $2,000 bond.

Total Jail Population: 145

Daviess County Circuit Court officers are warning residents of a virus or scam being perpetrated. According to court workers, they started receiving calls Monday from people in and outside the county they received an email notice to appear in their court. The email includes several documents. If one receives an email from the "Washington Circuit Court," they should not open it because it is a virus or a scam.