The Washington Times-Herald

December 14, 2012

Man arrested after break-in at lodge

Police Report

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7:28 p.m. - An employee of Daviess Community Hospital, 1314 Grand Ave., requested an officer to assist with an emergency room patient.



11:45 p.m. - A caller advised he witnessed a male subject breaking into the Masonic Lodge at 5972 S. Glendale Rd. A detective on the scene advised a back window had been busted out. One male subject was taken into custody.

5:03 p.m. - Someone in Elnora requested to speak to an officer about possible identity theft. Town Marshal Ron Hooker responded.

6:38 a.m. - A caller advised she hit a raccoon with her Volkswagen Jetta on Sportsman’s Road. There was damage to the front end. A field report was made.



3:55 a.m. - Darrell D. Smith Jr., 29, Carlisle, was northbound on SR 57 in a 2000 Dodge Dakota registered to Darrell and Phyllis Smith, also of Carlisle. At the intersection with William Street in Plainville, Smith crossed the center line into the southbound lane and drove over the curb into grass. He struck a sign belonging to the Plainville Christian Church and came to rest facing west on William Street. Smith stated he was driving home from work and fell asleep. A portable breath test showed a 0.0 percent alcohol content. Smith was using his seatbelt, and no injuries were reported. Damage was estimated between $2,500 and $5,000.


7:05 p.m. - Gregory Mooney, 47, Newburgh, was southbound on I-69 near the 54-mile marker when a deer ran across the highway and struck his 2012 Toyota Tundra. He complained of pain in his shoulder/upper arm, and passenger Julie Mooney, 47, Newburgh, complained of neck pain, but the couple refused medical attention at the scene. Damage was estimated between $5,000 and $10,000.


11:33 a.m. - Julie K. Knepp, 27, Montgomery, was driving a 1996 Chevrolet Lumina east on CR 550N between CR 650E and CR 775E when the car began to fishtail for an unknown reason. She applied the brakes, and then lost control of the vehicle, driving off the north side of the road into a ditch.

Knepp suffered a contusion on her head, and front-seat passenger, Larry Knepp, 29, Montgomery, had minor bleeding to his face, but the couple refused treatment.

A 3-year-old and a 5-year-old, Roger Dale Knepp and Randell Devon Knepp, were in child restraints in the backseat and were uninjured.

It’s believed a connecting rod on the driver’s side rear wheel broke, causing the accident. Damage was estimated between $2,500 and $5,000.


Bryan Cole, 18, Loogootee, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies Wednesday for burglary. He was released on $7,500 bond.

Jail Population: 147