The Washington Times-Herald

June 28, 2013

Storms miss county

Police Report

Washington Times Herald



12:49 a.m. - An accident was reported on I-69. A vehicle was down the embankment. Pike County sent EMS and the fire department and the State Police handled the rest of the call.

12:37 a.m. - A jailer from the station came in and reported that a car on CR 725S was stuck in the middle of the road from the storm and it was still there now. The vehicle was towed.

12:09 a.m. - A Perdue feed truck on SR 57 hit a deer and was pulled over by Sugarland Memorial Gardens. A state report was filed.


7:55 p.m. - A caller outside of Odon reported that a tree and power lines were in the road.

6:50 p.m. - A caller on 1276E 250N reported a minor accident. A field copy was filed.

5:49 p.m. - A caller on US 50 reported a reckless driver in a white Ford Ranger. 

4:22 p.m. - A caller on SR 58 outside of Odon reported a tree was down across the road and power lines were also in the roadway. REMC was contacted and the tree was removed.

3:58 p.m. - A caller near 550N 900E reported water over the road and a white van stuck in the water. The van was removed from the water and other motorists were advised to turn around.

3:20 p.m. - A caller near 13492 SR 58  reported a car in a ditch. The property owner was contacted and arrangements were made to have the car removed.

2:47 p.m. - A caller on SR 231 reported a tree had fallen across the road near Farlen. 

2:20 p.m. - A caller at SR 57 and Indian Street in Elnora reported a tree had fallen across the road. Other debris in the road was also reported in the Elnora area.

1:24 p.m. -  A caller at 1010N 200W requested to speak  to officers about damage to his property. The caller said that on more than one occasion subjects have been driving by yelling foul language and had been riding ATVs in his fields. Extra patrol was requested.

1:23 p.m. - A caller at 9833E US 50 near Montgomery reported someone unknown was knocking on the door. The subject had run out of gas and thought she knew the residents of the home. The subject was taken to the Viking Mart to wait for someone to pick her up as she did not have a driver’s license.

11:51 a.m. - A caller at 713S Akester Road reported someone had tried to break into her residence through a window and there were pry marks as well as a hole in the screen. The caller said she has security cameras but would like extra patrol.

6:32 a.m. - A caller at 700E 1100N reported a white vehicle stuck in deep water in the area. The trunk was open and lights were on but no one was in the area. A plate number was not available but it was under water. It was determined the owner of the vehicle, Lloyd Wade, had pulled the vehicle out of the ditch after his wife had hydroplaned earlier in the morning. No accident report was filed.

Total Jail Population: 132



2:36 p.m. - A caller at 8 Southside Ave., reported that her neighbors were being very loud.

6:22 a.m. - An unidentified caller on SW 10th Street, reported an ATV off in a ditch. The tan Yamaha Big Bear 400 had a Department of Natural Resources sticker but no other information was available. The ATV was towed.


8:50 p.m. - It was reported that Main Street near the library was impassable. The street was blocked off to prevent vehicles from driving through the water.

8:26 p.m.  - High water was reported on sixth street between Main and VanTrees streets.

7:24 p.m. - A caller near Maple and First streets reported that a transformer had blown in the alley.

6:42 p.m. - Tara Cales, 506 Sunset Ave., reported that she had heard strange noises at her residence and the next morning, she and her husband discovered an orange Speed Next Power Climber bicycle wedged between their vehicles. The bike was picked up by officers.

5:26 p.m. - Amy Watson, 316 W. Hefron St., reported that someone had slashed her pool as well as her neighbor’s pool at 320 Hefron St.

3:50 p.m. - Don’s Carpet, 1001 W. Walnut St., reported water and possible sewage in the basement. Sanitation was called.