The Washington Times-Herald

Local News

May 17, 2014

Saturday's Police Report



12:12 p.m. - Officers were called to a minor traffic accident in the parking lot of Chuckles at 201 N.E. Fifth St.

2:58 p.m - A woman from Brownsville, Texas, called saying that someone in Washington had stolen her 16-year-old son’s identity. WPD advised her to file a complaint with her local police department then have them fax the pertinent documents to Washington.


3:14 p.m. - An employee at Wal-Mart, 1801 S. SR 57, contacted police and asked they come view video of a subject shoplifting a large item.

5:43 p.m. - A man reported to police that someone got inside his pickup truck on N.W. Sixth Street and took several items including a CD player.



2:06 p.m. - Deputies received a complaint from a resident at 105 N.E. 15th St. in Washington that someone had put a bunch of wadded up packages of meat around the house.


Joseph Robinson, 39, of Washington, was arrested by Washington City Police on an out of county warrant. He was then transferred to the Gibson County Jail.

Carlos Munguia Chivinos, 21, of Washington, was arrested by Washington City Police for operating a motor vehicle while never receiving a license. He was being held in the Daviess County Jail on $2,000 bond.

Emilee Arvin, 28, of Washington, was arrested by the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department on charges of residential entry and possession of marijuana/hashish. She was taken to the Daviess County Jail and was being held without bond.

Jared Traylor, 33, of Washington, was arrested by the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department for residential entry, battery and intimidation. He was taken to the Daviess County Jail and was being held on $6,500 bond.

Total Jail Population: 142

Cannelburg man arrested in Jasper JASPER -- Rather than get assistance after running out of gas, a Cannelburg man found himself being taken to jail for outstanding narcotics warrants, according to a release. At about 10:30 p.m. Thursday, Indiana State Police Trooper Brock Werne was off duty when he stopped to assist a vehicle that had run out of gas on U.S. 231 at First Street in Jasper. Werne performed a license check while speaking to the driver, Justin S. Blake, 33, Cannelburg, and found that Blake was wanted through Daviess County on five separate charges, including possession of methamphetamine and possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia, and false informing. Blake was placed into custody without incident and transported to the Dubois County Security Center, to be extradited to Daviess County.

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