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July 5, 2014

Saturday's Police Report



12:24 p.m. – Sean Terry, 619 E. Main St., reported vandalism to his car. Some had broken windows to the vehicle the night before.

11:21 a.m. – Jakob Batchelor, 303 N.E. 16th St., reported the theft of his red 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe. A report was made and the vehicle’s information entered into the federal database.

8:34 a.m. – City firefighters were dispatched to the German American Bank building, 201 E. Main St., for the smell of smoke in the basement. A fan had malfunctioned and a repair person was en route.

6:21 a.m. – An employee of Chuckle’s, 201 N.E. Fifth St., reported a drive-off worth $41.20 in gasoline by a black Ford truck.

2:30 a.m. – An employee of Daviess Community Hospital reported a male patient was in the ER with a dog bite. The male, living at 514 Vance St., picked up the Jack Russell terrier and it bit him on the lip.



12:30 a.m. - EMS responded to an accident T 305 S. Gum Street, Odon. The caller advised that a man had been ran other by another man’s vehicle. The victim was still conscious and talking. No other information was available at press time.


10:01 p.m. - A caller in front of Dinky’s Auction Center reported a property damage accident. One of the vehicles tried to leave the scene. No other information was available at press time.


7:59 p.m. - A caller near Third and John streets, Plainville, reported two doberman pinschers running loose around town chasing children.

5:40 p.m. - A caller near 1050 N. and E. 300 N., Loogootee, reported a semi off in a ditch. No report was filed.

1:14 a.m. - A caller in Plainville advised of a strong gas-like odor in town. Officers were unable to locate anything.



4 p.m. – Christine A. Wittmer, 50, 8824E 1400N, was driving west on CR 1200N in a 2005 Chevrolet van when a 2011 Chevrolet HHR, driven by Brian D. Caswell, 47, 10738E 100N, pulled in front of the van from CR 1100E heading south. The vehicles collided and Wittmer complained of arm pain after the accident. Caswell was cited and damage was estimated between $5,000 and $10,000.

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