6:41 a.m. — Gus Ochs, 616 W. Main, advised the back window of his 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer had been damaged. He was unsure when it had occurred.
10:56 p.m. — A female caller reported kids throwing fireworks on SE Second St. They had stopped by the time police arrived because they saw the complainant call police.
10:33 p.m. — A male caller reported an open fire by a camper on Cable Avenue and Oak Grove Rd. He was concerned it would spread to a wooded area. The fire was out when police and fire officials arrived. Firefighters advised the subject the fire had been in an unapproved container and not to use the container again.
8:13 p.m. — A female caller reported something burning behind W.E. Are Auto Care. A county dispatcher advised there was a brush fire between Furniture Place Apts. and the auto care business. Firefighters had it out and were clear of the scene at 8:31 p.m.
3:55 p.m. — Brad Tuell, Odon, advised his 2002 PT Cruiser was hit while it was parked at Odon Medical Clinic. There was damage to the front drivers-side fender.
12:18 p.m. — A female caller in Montgomery requested an officer after someone ran into the back of their mower.
9:59 a.m. — A male caller requested an ambulance for a female who was walking past 1 Campbell Dr. and passed out from the heat.
7:59 a.m. — Raymond Raber reported a fire at Raber Buggy Shop, 7209E 300N, near Montgomery. While on the phone, he advised the fire was under control, but Montgomery/Cannelburg firefighters continued to the scene to check on it. The fire was out when they arrived.
10:35 p.m. — Gloria Gross, 1365N 300W, advised her son was picking up trash and cans on Old Vincennes Rd. and found syringes with blood in them. He put them in a bottle, and she was requesting someone pick them up for proper disposal.
6:30 p.m. — A female caller reported her kids found possible drug-related items on a sandbar near the 50 Bypass bridge.
10:07 p.m. — Meghan C. Knepp, 16, Odon, was northbound on CR 800E from CR 1400N and cresting a hill when a southbound driver in the northbound lane caused her to drive the 2007 Chevrolet car she was driving off the road and into a ditch. The car is registered to Ronald and Jennifer Knepp. The other vehicle failed to stop. No injuries were reported. Damage was estimated between $5,000 and $10,000.
Ashley Jo Bechtel, 29, Washington, was arrested Wednesday by WPD Ptl. Buck Seger after he stopped the moped she was driving on Front St. just north of W. Walnut St. She was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated/controlled substance, OVWI/endangering a person, possession of methamphetamine and possession of a syringe. She was released on bond.
Andrew Simon Knepp, 19, Odon, was arrested by Odon police Wednesday on a warrant for theft. He was held at the Daviess County Security Center on $2,500 bond.
Jeffrey Darren Wilkie, 44, Odon, was arrested by Odon police Wednesday for OVWI/controlled substance. He was released on bond.
Tyler James Walls, 20, Washington, was arrested Tuesday by city police for possession of marijuana under 30 grams, minor consumption and possession of a schedule IV controlled substance. The arrest followed a traffic stop by Capt. Steve Mize at NW 14th and W. Walnut streets. Walls also was cited for operating a vehicle without financial responsibility and false/fictitious plates. He was held on $5,000 bond.
Belinda Rena Smith, 35, Washington, was arrested Tuesday by sheriff’s deputies on a warrant for two counts of operating a vehicle with a specified amount of alcohol or controlled substance in body and operating a vehicle while intoxicated. She was released on bond.
April Charleen Diamond-Wilz, 44, Washington, was arrested Monday by city officers for two counts of cruelty to animals, two counts driving while suspended, tampering with evidence and false informing. She was being held without bond.
Brandon Michael Parish, 25, Washington, was arrested Monday by city officers for theft after they received a call from Walmart Security about a male subject cutting open packages with a knife. He was being held without bond.
John Stuffle, 45, Washington, was arrested Monday by WPD Sgt. Greg Dietsch for possession of marijuana, hash oil or hashish. He was being held on $2,000 bond.
Jose Lopez, 54, Washington, was arrested Monday after a traffic stop at NW 11th St. and Downey Ave. by WPD Ptl. Brandon Humphries for driving when never receiving a license. He was being held on $2,000 bond.
Jail Population: 161
Police Report for Thursday
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