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May 7, 2013

Police Report



9:26 a.m. - A caller advised that a red Dodge Stratus had hydroplaned and is off in the median on I-69 near mile marker 57. The driver was not injured but the vehicle was stuck.

2:46 p.m. - A caller on east 350 North in Loogootee adivsed a black Honda Civic had just hit a mailbox and kept going.  The driver of the vehicle was later located and has one week to replace the mailbox or charges will be filed.


6:31 a.m. - A caller advised she and her boyfriend had flipped their Chevy Cavalier at 300 w. 150 s. The occupants of the car were identified as Alissa Hodges and Dennis Ennis.

1:22 p.m. - A caller advised that a black truck went through the glass at the Chuckles on SR 57 N.


  Multiple complaints were made Saturday and Sunday concerning a phone call from someone claiming to be Publisher’s Clearing House. Complaintants were told they had won the Publisher’s Clearing House sweepstakes and they would need to go to Walgreens and get a green dot card loaded with $1,500. Once the $1,500 was received, the prize money would be sent.


11:48 a.m. - A postal worker reported that a mail carrier was on the ground at 1703 Memorial Ave. The mail carrier, Dale Wiscaver, had been jumped on by a large dog that had been dragging its chain.  Wiscaver was uninjured in the incident and authorities tried to locate the dog.


3:38 p.m. - An employee of Walmart notified officers there was  a shoplifter in custody at the store.


Jason Beckett, 39, Loogootee, was arrested Friday by Washington police for failure to appear for conversion. He was released on $2,000 bond.

Donovon Lough, 32, Odon, was arrested Friday by Washington police on two counts of criminal mischief and battery. He was released on $2,500 bond.

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