The Washington Times-Herald

October 8, 2013

Tuesday's Police Report


The Washington Times-Herald

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Monday

7:10 a.m. An employee at Chuckles at 201 N. 5th Street reported two drive-offs. One for $22.10 and another for $7.53. No description of the vehicles was given.

2:08 p.m. An employee at Taco Bell, 1448 E. Nat’l Hwy. reported a suspicious odor. The business was shut down until the fire department could check it out.

Sunday

9:08 p.m. - Hailey Burris, 206 N. Meridian St., reported a hit-and-run accident. A female, Katelyn Bailey, was taken into custody.

6:56 p.m. - A female caller said a male was snooping in a backyard at 605 Lincoln St. A male , Jacob Sheetz, was taken into custody. Extra patrol was requested.

6:47 p.m. - Kasie Biggs, 308 S.E. Third St., reported property and belongings stolen.

2:40 p.m. - An employee of Chuckle’s, 201 N.E. Fifth St., reported a drive-off worth $7 by a driver on a pink scooter.

2:26 p.m. - A female caller found drug paraphernalia on the 800 block of Axtel Avenue. An officer took the items into custody.

2:07 p.m. - A male caller found drug paraphernalia on the 300 block of Harned Avenue. An officer took the items into custody and disposed of.

1:56 p.m. - Laura Vest, 1011 E. Nat’l Hwy., reported the tires to her vehicle were slashed the night before. A report was made.

10:03 a.m. - Elaine Dahl, 1500 Bedford Rd., said a vehicle in a garage was broken into. The interior of the vehicle was damaged.

6:06 a.m. - A female caller at 11 Woodmere Drive said a male was going through a parked vehicle. When officers arrived, the male ran away but was later apprehended. The male, Ryan Fields, was taken into custody.

6:01 a.m. - Multiple callers reported a transformer blown at McCormick and Vincennes avenues. A line crew was dispatched.

1:58 a.m. - Multiple callers reported a power outage on the east side of Washington and in Montgomery. The traffic signals at the I-69 and U.S. 50 interchange were also down. Line crews restored power by 2:20 a.m.

12:48 a.m. - Ruby Disney reported a breaking and entering at 300 N.E. 15th St. A male was seen fleeing from the property and headed eastbound. He was not found.

12:42 a.m. - Justin Evans reported a hit-and-run accident on Maple and Meridian streets. Statement forms was left with the caller.

Saturday

7:39 p.m. - Claire Burch reported a hit-and-run accident on SR 57 and E. Walnut Street. A report was made.

4:32 p.m. - Mason Robinson reported a hit-and-run accident on State and 15th streets that occurred Friday.

Friday

9:13 p.m. - A female caller said a male of unknown age or description with a white mask with fuzzy hair showed a knife to two female juveniles on Meredith Street. The male headed west on Jefferson Street but was not found.

6:54 p.m. - A female caller said a black male was trying to lure juvenile girls with candy on Dewey Avenue. Officers caught up with a male at an alley on S. Meridian Street and talked with the male and advised him not to do that.

COUNTY REPORT

Saturday

11:05 p.m. - A male caller said a vehicle heading south on SR 57 near Washington was heading left of center. Deputies caught up with the vehicle and the driver was arrested.

1:10 p.m. - A female caller reported an accident near Loogootee involving a mail carrier. A message was left with the local postmaster.

9:12 a.m. - A caller said a vehicle had dumped shingles all over Sandy Hook curve. The shingles were taken off the road.

6:52 a.m. - A caller said a large hog was on I-69 near mile marker 55. The pig was located again a few hours later and rounded up. The pig’s owner was then contacted.

Friday

12:56 a.m. - A deputy pulled over an ATV on CR 150W and found two juveniles in possession of two shotguns. The juveniles were released into the custody of parents.

10:54 p.m. - A caller reported an accident involving a cage on U.S. 50 near DC Metal. A minor accident report was completed and the cage of unknown origin was moved off the road.

2:21 p.m. - Adam Robinson reported an accident involving a juvenile boy on an ATV and surveying equipment near 2620S 800E. A deputy got hold of the adults and information was collected for a report.

COUNTY ACCIDENT

Wednesday

9:17 a.m. - Damon N. Baker, 26, Jasper, was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Impala police cruiser owned by the Martin County Commissioners west on CR 825S when the cruiser lost control on the wet pavement, sliding into a culvert. A juvenile passenger reported a minor injury to her lower arm. Damage was estimated between $5,000 and $10,000.

ARRESTS

Daniel Armstrong, 36, Odon, was arrested by Daviess County Sheriff’s deputies Friday on a petition to revoke a suspended sentence for dealing in a Schedule IV controlled substance. He was being held at the Daviess County Security Center on $100,000 bond.

Joshalin Russell, 36, Washington, was arrested by city police Saturday for possession of methamphetamine. He was being held without bond.

Joseph A. Robinson, 32, Wheatland, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies Sunday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. He was released on $2,000 bond.

Katelyn Bailey, 24, Washington, was arrested by city police Sunday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a BAC of .15 percent or over, and leaving the scene of an accident. She was being held on $4,000 bond.

Matthew Alan Courtney, 37, Washington, was arrested by city police Saturday on a Dubois County writ of attachment. He was being held without bond.

Ryan Fields, 30, Loogootee, was arrested by city police Sunday on two counts of burglary, attempted theft, criminal mischief, possession of stolen property, two counts of resisting law enforcement and unauthorized entry to a vehicle. He was being held without bond.

Jerhamie Keister, 36, Henderson, was arrested by state police Sunday on a contempt of court warrant from Kentucky. He was being held without bond.

Jacob Lee Sheetz, 30, Washington, was arrested by city police Sunday for criminal trespassing. He was being held without bond.

Total Jail Population: 158