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March 20, 2014

Thursday's police report



2:32 p.m. - Melinda Bailey, 308 E. Maple St., reported vandalism to her car. A suspect was named.

10:39 a.m. - An employee of the city Parks Department reported a hit-and-run accident at Eastside Park. A truck backed into a light pole, causing damage to the pole. Officers caught up with the driver at 8 Sugarland Estates and he agreed to pay for the damage.


8:09 p.m. - A female caller at an apartment at 900 S. Meridian St. said she had eaten a bad batch of cottage cheese and was under the influence. An EMS said the female was OK.



5:03 p.m. - A deputy pulled over a driver on a dirt bike on CR 300W. The driver had a suspended license and was told to push the bike back to a friends house and keep it off county roads.

7:34 a.m. - A female caller reported an accident on CR 700S where a female driver fell asleep on her way to school. An accident report was completed.



8:05 a.m. - Craig E. Roark, 43, 4357S SR 57, was driving a 1999 Dodge Dakota east on U.S. 50 near the I-69 interchange when he ran into the back of a 2000 Mack semi driven by Gary D. Main Jr., 45, Marengo. The Dodge spun and then overturned. Roark was taken to Daviess Community Hospital and later Deaconess Hospital for a head injury and was later found under the influence of a controlled substance. Damage was estimated between $10,000 and $25,000.


Angela Dawn Willis, 45, Evansville, was arrested by Knox County Sheriff’s deputies Tuesday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and battery. A release from the Sheriff’s department said several callers reported a driver driving erratically on U.S. 41. Sheriff Michael Morris then found the car on the northbound lane of U.S. 41 north of Decker, with a missing tire.

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