The Washington Times-Herald

June 13, 2013

Police Report

From Staff Reports
Washington Times-Herald



1:02 p.m. - An employee of McDonald’s, 1450 E. Nat’l Highway, reported that Joseph Yoder had left his wallet at the restaurant.

8:30 a.m. - An employee of B&W Services, 1723 West Walnut Street, advised that some other employees had found drug paraphernalia between some of the vehicles. Officers picked up the items. The anhydrous bottle and one pot lab found will be destroyed.

4:22 a.m. - Christina Walls, 805 Jefferson Street, reported that she had taken a nap and when she woke, someone had taken $65 in cash from her purse and 43 percocet had been taken from the residence.


10:56 p.m. - The Daviess County Sheriff’s Department reported that they were looking for a maroon 1998 GMC Yukon possibly driven by Michael Barnard. Barnard was wanted for questioning stemming from an incident earlier in the day.

5:56 p.m. - A minor accident was reported near 308 East Nat’l Highway. No injuries were reported.

3:48 p.m. - An employee of Walmart, 100 Bypass 50 Plaza, reported that a male shoplifter was trying to leave the store. The male was identified as Ross A. Lucas.  Lucas was arrested for theft.

4:28 p.m. - Don Altmeyer, 100 Bypass 50 Plaza, reported that the name of the subject who had taken a red walker from Walmart last week had been identified. The female subject was identified as Winter Thompson of Jamestown Apartments.


11:02 p.m. - A caller on 11th Street reported that at least one donkey was out roaming the street.  The caller believed the donkey belonged to Wayne Sheetz.  The donkey was later located at Everett Lane by Washington police.

8:05 p.m. - A caller near CR 650E  and CR 250N reported that a male subject was walking on the bridgeway. The caller was unable to identify what the male subject was wearing.

7:22 p.m. - A caller near CR150 S and Old U.S. 50 West reported that a vehicle had turned over and one child was inside. The driver and the child were transported to Daviess Community Hospital.

12:32 p.m. - A caller at Viking Mart in Montgomery reported that a silver Chrysler Sebring has been sitting on the parking lot for two days and the vehicle needed to be moved. The Bicknell police were able to get in contact with the owner of the vehicle who came to pick it up later.

10:41 a.m. - A caller outside of Loogootee reported that several trucks hauling from the cave quarries have been driving fast down the county roads.

The county highway department was called to see if the trucks should be using the roads near CR 11571E. and CR 950S.  One of the trucks was pulled over and it was determined that the trucks could haul the gravel down the county roads at 35 miles per hour but the trucks would still cause dust.


Robert A. Young, 44, Washington, was arrested Tuesday by Indiana State Police on a petition to revoke a suspended sentence. Bond was set at $10,000.  Ross A. Lucas, 29, Washington, was arrested Tuesday by Washington police for theft. Bond was set at $2,500.

Shawn P. Rasche, 32, Jasper, was arrested Tuesday by the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department on a petition to revoke a suspended sentence. Bond was set at $5,000.

Total Jail Population: 134