8:40 p.m. — Carla Cicarella, 605 N.W. Second St., advised someone has been using her white 1991 Chevrolet Caprice wagon without her permission when she carpools to work with another person. She requested extra patrol.
6:07 p.m. — The fire department responded to a dryer fire at 1017 Jersey St. They were on the scene until 6:46 p.m.
3:42 p.m. — Gunner Bruce reported the theft of his black, 20-inch bicycle when he stopped at Shell Mart, 201 N.E. Fifth St., after school.
10:06 p.m. — Gordon L. Hill, 66, 1598S 300W, was in his 2004 Ford F150 southbound on Meridian Street behind a 2007 Chevrolet Uplander driven by Abby N. Hale, 25, 1004 S.W. Second St. When Hale stopped at the intersection with SR 57, her vehicle was rear-ended by Hill’s. Hill stated he thought Hale had begun to merge onto SR 57S and he looked back for oncoming traffic and struck the Uplander.
Hale was treated at the scene for a contusion on her head. Damage was estimated between $1,000 and $2,500.
7:04 p.m. — Witnesses reported a 2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser driven by Nancy A. Benjamin, 51, 915 N.W. Second St., turned west onto W. Walnut Street from N. Eighth Street directly in front of them and they had to brake abruptly.
They told officers that, after turning, the vehicle ran off the road and onto the sidewalk on the north side. Benjamin then attempted to reenter the roadway and struck a parked 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier registered to Martin Ramirez, 806 W. Walnut St.
The impact caused the unoccupied car to travel about 100 feet west, crossing the center line and coming to rest after striking a tent belonging to Beulah Church and damaging the tent pole. Damage was estimated between $5,000 and $10,000.
9:11 p.m. — Jacob M. Bowling, 18, 406 N. Westview Dr., was eastbound on Center Street in a 1995 Chevrolet pickup registered to Kendall R. Andis, 502 W. Main St. He made a right turn onto Mill Street and went off the east side of the road, striking a parked 1995 Buick Skylark registered to Betty J. Abel, 204 Mill St.
Bowling left the scene, and the pickup was located at 900 S. Meridian St., Building 2. An investigation was started to locate the driver. When he was located, Bowling was charged with leaving the scene of a property damage accident, a misdemeanor. Damage was estimated between $5,000 and $10,000.
4:47 p.m. — Nikki R. Mandabach, 27, Jasper, was eastbound on W. Walnut Street near S.W. Eighth Street in her 2000 Pontiac Grand Am when she started to look for her cell phone. She went off the right side of the road and struck a utility pole belonging to the city of Washington. Damage was estimated between $2,500 and $5,000.
7:02 p.m. — Kelby J. Wagler, 28, Loogootee, was backing out of his driveway at 12320E 75N in his 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Peggy L. Mattingly, 51, Loogootee, was westbound on CR 75N in her 2000 Pontiac Bonneville, and Wagler backed into the Mattingly vehicle. Damage was estimated between $1,000 and $2,500.
Charles Edward O’Conner, 48, Loogootee, was arrested Tuesday by sheriff’s deputies on a warrant for failure to appear. He was released on $2,500 bond.
Jena May Flickinger, 41, Washington, was arrested by city police Tuesday for fraud and theft. She was released on $5,000 bond.
Jail Population: 161
Police Report for Thursday
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