The Washington Times-Herald

Breaking News

Local News

December 28, 2012

27 slideoffs in county on Wednesday

Police Report



2:52 a.m. ­ Officers reported to the residence of Donald Altmeyer at 812 Maxwell Ave. in Washington at the report of a prowler outside of the residence. Altmeyer reported his dogs barking like crazy, and running back and forth from the back yard to the front porch. Altmeyer requested an office check around the house for a prowler, officer found nothing to report.

12:37 p.m. ­ Robert Warne, of 1413 Memorial Ave. in Washington advised officers that his residence had been broken into Wednesday evening. Officers observed a broken glass window in the front of the house, and foot prints in the snow, but no detailed foot prints could be taken. $218 was taken from Warne¹s wallet. No finger prints were left on the inside of the residence.



12:49 a.m. ‹ A caller said a male jumped out a black truck with a red pinstripe on Corning Road and then heard a possible gunshot. The report was unfounded.


3:49 p.m. ‹ A male caller said an 85-year-old male in Elnora fell in his back yard. The male refused medical treatment and went back inside his house.

7:23 a.m. ‹ A caller said his semi trailer was sideways on I-69 south.

Deputies could not get on the interestate to check due to large snow drifts.

7:06 a.m. ‹ A caller advised a Jeep was on its side on Troy Road. The driver was not injured and the Jeep was corrected.

7 a.m. ‹ A caller reported a very large snow drift blocking traffic on the

I-69 offramp to U.S. 50.

In all, approximately 27 slideoffs and accidents were reported due to the snowstorms.


Emily Claire Butler, 18, 1351N 100W, was arrested by city police Wednesday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a blood-alcohol content of

.015 and operating a vehicle while intoxicated and endangering another person. She was releaed from the Daviess County Security Center on $400 bond.

Marcello Hernandez, 38, 104 Mill St., was arrested by city polce Wednesday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident with property damage. He was being held on $4,000 bond.

Total Jail Population: 138

Text Only
Local News
  • B-R teacher sue Madison, Board Members of the Barr-Reeve Classroom Teachers Association have filed charges of unfair labor practice (ULP) against Superintendent Travis Madison and the three elected members of the school board; Joe Cummings, Galen Graber and Scott Lottes. The docu

    July 22, 2014

  • Field day to educate livestock producers WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue University-sponsored Indiana Beef Integrated Resource Management program will hold a field day to showcase the benefits of bringing water to livestock grazing paddocks.The field day will run 2-6 p.m. Aug. 21 at the M

    July 22, 2014

  • North Daviess School Board approves handbook revisions North Daviess Superintendent Robert Bell updated members of the school board Monday night about progress on the corporation buildings. Several projects have been taking place at the elementary and junior high/high school buildings over the summer. Be

    July 21, 2014

  • NWS - WT072214 - CampIlliana - NBS Accident claims life of Camp Illiana director A late Monday morning accident killed the director of Camp Illiana. The Daviess County Sheriff's Department reports that around 10:44 a.m. emergency crews were summoned the Camp Illiana, 727 E. 450 S. in southern Daviess County where David Ira-Mitch

    July 21, 2014 2 Photos

  • Tuesday's police report CITY REPORT Monday 6:51 a.m. – Chad Burrus, 10 W. Van Trees St., reported the theft of an iPod from his vehicle the night before. A report was made. 1:58 a.m. – A female caller reported an accident on Southeast Seventh Street. A car hit another park

    July 21, 2014

  • James Mulkey OTWELL — James Keith Mulkey, 76, died at 4:30 a.m. Monday at his residence. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John's Lutheran Church, Otwell, with Pastor Catherine Gallager officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery. Vis

    July 21, 2014

  • Calling all community leaders Purdue Extension and Daviess County Extension are joining forces to bring Leadership Daviess County to the area beginning in September. The Community Leadership Program will consist of 44 hours of interactive educational opportunities to help individ

    July 21, 2014

  • NWS - WT072214 - KevinCaldwell - NBS Two arrested in Greene County murder case NEWARK — Two men were sought by the Indiana State Police Sunday in connection with a murder in Greene County. According to a release from the Indiana State Police, the Greene County Sheriff's Department received a 911 call Saturday reporting David La

    July 21, 2014 2 Photos

  • Human skull recovered from river Daviess County authorities are trying to sort out the details of a mysterious skull that was found in the West Fork of the White River over the weekend. The Daviess County Sheriff's Department said its officers were called to 1569 N. River Road aroun

    July 21, 2014

  • NWS - WT072214 - CampIlliana - NBS Accident claims life at Camp Illiana One person is dead following an accident at a popular Daviess County camp. The Daviess County Sheriff's Department has confirmed that Camp Illiana Executive Director David Bean died in an accident late Monday morning at the camp at 723E 450S. Authori

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo