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July 5, 2013

Buggy hits off road path

Police Report



1:42 a.m. - A caller near Oak Grove Cemetery advised there were noises that sounded like a party going on near the cemetery. There was also a loud boom and believed it was not fireworks. 

12:35 a.m. - A caller at 312 Meridian St. in Elnora reported a man close to her residence with a large backpack. When the male subject saw the complainant. He started walking away. The male subject was heading for the railroad tracks.

12:20 a.m. - A caller near 1080E 1100N reported a horse and buggy driving off the road and into people’s yards. The buggy was headed towards Odon.


9:20 p.m. - A caller on US 50E reported a reckless semi driver. The semi, which had a tarp over its contents, was weaving between the lines.

3:55 p.m. - A reckless driver was reported on SR 257 near Scharr’s Body Shop. The caller advised that the driver of an older model black Chevy Blazer was all over the road. The driver of the Blazer also ran the stop light at the US 50 Bypass and SR 257.

3:21 a.m. - A caller at 1400N CR 100W reported a very loud vehicle stuck in the mud. The driver of the vehicle advised a deer had jumped out in front of him and when he swerved to miss it, he ran off the road. The driver said he would pay to any damages to the field.



1:03 a.m. - Dispatchers received a call about a car that had rolled over into a yard on Sugarland Road. The driver, Kelly J. Drew, Washington, said she was traveling east on CR 150N and was turning onto Sugarland Rd. when she ran off the edge of the road and hit a concrete culvert causing her 2001 Mercedes Benz to spin sideways and roll. Drew’s vehicle was towed from the scene and sustained damage from hitting the culvert. The property the car rolled onto, owned by Matt Hill, also received damage. Damage was estimated at $10,000.

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