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April 23, 2014

Wednesday's police report



2:01 p.m. - Steve Myers, 604 Sunset Ave., said his strawberry patch was run over. A neighbor was contacted and the situation was resolved.



7:57 p.m. - An employee of Par-T-Pac liquors in Montgomery said two males, one Hispanic and the other white with tattoos, stole a bottle of tequila.

7:10 p.m. - A male caller, 1063E U.S. 50, said another male on a scooter was trying to break into his house. The male took off eastbound on U.S. 50. A few minutes later, the scooter was found but the driver took off on foot. The male was found in a barn on CR 200N. The case was turned over to state police.

4:45 p.m. - A deputy stopped a rider on an ATV at Spring and Race streets in Odon. The rider was warned the ATV could not be used on city streets, only on county roads with an off-road permit and a driver’s license. The driver took the ATV home.

4:13 p.m. - A male caller, 1742W 450S, reported his house was broken into. Deputies completed a report.

3:44 p.m. - An employee of Chuckle’s, Odon, reported a drive-off of $60.06 by a driver in a purple van. The employee named a driver, but the driver denied taking the gas. His van’s gas tank showed almost empty. The deputy went back to the station for more information.



1:48 p.m. - Washington Police Sgt. John Lagle, 40, was driving a 2009 Ford Crown Victoria police cruiser west on East Walnut Street near N.E. Fifth Street in the left lane. A 2002 Dodge Stratus, driven by Rebecca N. Wright, 36, Oakland City, was in the right lane and attempted to turn left onto N.E. Fifth and hit the cruiser. Wright said she did not know the street was a one-way street. There were no injuries and damage was estimated between $2,500 and $5,000.

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