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July 5, 2013

Buggy hits off road path

Police Report



6:33 p.m. - Charlie Wright, Downey Ave., requested extra patrol for drivers traveling with excessive speed down the alley behind the residences. Wright said several young children live in the area and he is concerned one may get hurt.

4:57 p.m. - An employee of CVS/Pharmacy, 307 E. Nat’l Hwy., reported a bird was in the store and needed to be removed before 6 p.m. when the store would close. The employee said if the bird remained in the business, it would set off the security alarms. The bird was removed.

4:53 p.m. - Sgt. Derrick Devine advised officers of a pit bull on a heavy-duty chain, dragging a tire down SR 57N and John St. The dog was returned to 604 John St. and  officer spoke with the owner.

4:15 p.m.- Tom Kelsey, 901 W. South St., reported that he had let his Beagle and German Shepherd out of the pens while he was cleaning them and the dogs had taken off. The dogs, which answer to Angel and Angus, were not wearing collars.

2:51 p.m. - Frances Russell, 1309 Vincennes Ave., reported that a male had called her claiming to be from Publisher’s Clearing House. The subject told Russell that she was one of the winners and he would be arriving in about 30 minutes with her prize. Russell was informed this was a scam and if anyone unfamiliar showed up at the residence to contact police immediately.


Joshua Gowan, 27, Washington, was arrested Thursday by Washington police on two counts of public intoxication and disorderly conduct. No bond was set.

Robert J. Bateman, 34, Washington, was arrested Friday by Washington police on three counts of public intoxication, intimidation and criminal recklessness with a firearm. No bond information was available.

 Jordan L. Yancey, 24, Washington, was arrested Friday by Washington police on two counts of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and driving while suspended with a prior. No bond information was available.

Total Jail Population: 135

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