The Washington Times-Herald

Local News

January 31, 2013

Police Report

WASHINGTON —

CITY REPORT

Wednesday

1:09 a.m. – Dispatchers received several calls reporting power outages on the east side and in Montgomery through 6 a.m. Line crews were out restoring power and checking low-hanging lines.

12:54 a.m. – A female caller on Vine Street advised she heard a loud boom, but she still had power. One minute later a male caller on Vine Street reported a utility pole was leaning across Vine Street. A line crew was able to make the pole swing back away from the road.

12:07 a.m. – Emergency Management Director Paul Goss requested that the tornado sirens be set off due to severe thunderstorms headed into Daviess County from Knox County and a tornado watch from the National Weather Service. At 1 a.m. the NWS ordered the sirens set off again for a tornado warning. Dispatchers fielded several calls about the reason for the sirens.

12:06 a.m. – Charles Evans, 401 SE 11th St., advised someone scratched his Pontiac G6. An officer advised there were deep scratches on the roof and hood.

Tuesday

11:17 p.m. – Casey Iglehart reported a large tree down across CR 200N. The sheriff’s department was notified.

11:04 p.m. – Todd Theine, 1112 S. Meridian St., advised his TV tower blew over onto a power line and caused the power to go out. A line crew addressed the problem.

10:25 p.m. – Officers began finding numerous items blown into the roadways and in the next few hours stopped to remove a highway construction sign, a trampoline, tree limbs, a vent cap, a playhouse, a business sign, and street signs.

10:21 p.m. – Preston Morton, 2300 Countryview Dr., Apt. 17, reported a tree fell across the hood and front windshield of his 1988 Chevrolet truck.

5:30 p.m. – Mitch Drew, 2405 White Ridge Ln., reported the theft of several Washington Fire Department badges and collar insignias that he’d given his ex-wife to make a collage.

4:34 p.m. – Angela Bass reported a vehicle fire in the IGA parking lot, 900 W. Nat’l Hwy. No one was around the vehicle. Washington Fire Department responded, but Sgt. Greg Dietsch put the fire out with a portable fire extinguisher before firefighters arrived. A portable heater on the dash was hooked to the battery and had shorted out, causing the fire. The uninsured 1999 Pontiac, which was registered to Amanda J. Carroll of Vincennes, was not drivable.

3:53 p.m. – Chelsea Lee, 1814 McCormick Ave., reported the theft of a dark green Mongoose bike that appears black in color from outside the residence. A suspect’s name was given.

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