8:47 p.m. — A female caller reported subjects at 611 E. South St. were shooting bottle rockets from a pipe in the yard and the fireworks were landing in the neighbors’ yards. Officers spoke to the subjects, and they were going to put them away.
5:57 p.m. — Darin A. Ramirez, 24, will be long-formed for operating a vehicle while never being licensed following a traffic stop. His passenger had a valid license and was allowed to drive the car.
5:25 p.m. — Paula Butcher, 304 SE 11th St., reported when she returned home from work her back door was unlocked and open, and her kitchen door was open. She advised she had a burglary on June 21 that she didn’t report, and at that time her brother-in-law’s 46-inch TV, Xanax and Lortabs were taken. She requested extra patrol.
11:58 a.m. — Linda Parsons reported vandalism to four mailboxes on Hopkins Lane in the Boggs area.
9:44 a.m. — Susan Williams, 4634E 300S, reported someone blew up their mailbox overnight.
6:34 a.m. — Rhea Teague, 11726 Boggs W. Circle, reported vandalism to eight mailboxes.
7:30 p.m. — Carol Mangin reported a brush fire at 2916E 150S. It spread to some lumber and grass. Washington Township firefighters responded and had it out by 8:26 p.m.
12:18 p.m. — Ronald L. Allen, 65, Loogootee, was driving south on CR 100E in a 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser registered to Rita M. Allen and stated he saw a cloud of dust and should’ve slowed. He didn’t see a 2005 Kubota tractor with a brush mower, registered to Daviess County Highway Department and driven by Eric T. Yoder, 26, Loogootee. Yoder was also southbound, mowing the ditch on the west side of the roadway, which created the dust cloud. The Allen vehicle collided with the mower, causing a mower wheel to snap off at the axle. The Chrysler sustained heavy front-end damage to the passenger side, as well as to the undercarriage, wheel and tire. Both air bags deployed. There were no injuries. damage was estimated between $10,000 and $25,000.
4:00 a.m. — Jeffrey D. Wilkie, 44, Odon, was trapped inside a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am registered to Geraldine Wilkie after an accident on CR 1100E near CR 1400N. Wilkie said he was northbound on CR 1100E, fell asleep and didn’t know what happened.
According to the accident report, based on skid marks and tracks in the grass, it appeared the Pontiac went left of center and Wilkie over corrected and got the vehicle sideways in the road. The vehicle continued sideways off the right side of the roadway and flipped onto its top after striking a ditch running perpendicular to the road. It came to a rest on its top on the north side of the ditch and Wilkie was unable to get out.
When officers released him from the car, he refused medical treatment. Tests showed the presence of drugs, and Wilkie was arrested for operating a vehicle while using a controlled substance.
Damage was estimated between $2,500 and $5,000.
Cody Peter Yoder, 18, Loogootee, was arrested Thursday by sheriff’s deputies on a warrant for petition to revoke a suspended sentence. He was released on $2,000 bond.
Meagon Ann Aldrich, 22, Washington, was arrested Thursday by city police on a warrant for theft. She was released on $2,500 bond.
Chadd Michael Flint, 29, Washington, was arrested Thursday by sheriff’s deputies on a writ of attachment. He was held at the Daviess County Security Center on $2,000 bond.
Jail Population: 161
Police Report for Friday
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