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June 20, 2013

Caller said windshield broken by bottle

Police Report

WASHINGTON — CITY REPORT

Wednesday

12:02 p.m. - Abby Spaulding said a semi hit utility poles on E. Main Street and left the scene. A cable line was damaged.

2:34 a.m. - A male caller said two other persons tried to steal a license plate from a vehicle parked at White River Automotive, 14 S.E. Fifth St. A temporary tag was taken but no one was seen in the area.

Tuesday

6:58 p.m. - Multiple power outages were reported on the east side of Washington and in Montgomery. Line crews were called.

5:38 p.m. - Keith Bateman reported finding his stolen bicycle near Clark and Cosby roads. The serial numbers matched and the bike was returned.

COUNTY REPORT

Tuesday

9:21 p.m. - Several calls from 338 W. Myers St. and other locations in Montgomery were made regarding stolen items. Among the items reported were a cell phone, MP3 player, golf cart, GPS and other items were taken. The thefts are under investigation.

5:54 p.m. - A caller said limbs and debris were down on SR 57 between SR 58 and Elnora. A deputy removed some debris that could have been a traffic hazard.

1:25 a.m. - A male caller said the windshield of his vehicle was broken while following a semi on U.S. 50. The caller said the driver of the semi threw something out of a window, like a soda bottle, and broke the windshield. The driver could not get a description of the semi.

COUNTY ACCIDENTS

Monday

8:49 p.m.- Oden Escobar Serrano, 26, Huntingburg, was driving a 1990 Honda Accord south on SR 257 when he lost control and spun into a curve. Serrano was not injured, but was arrested for operating a vehicle without a license. Damage was estimated between $2,500 and $5,000.

5:52 p.m. - Menno D. Lengacher, 58, 6651N 775E, was driving a buggy south on CR 900E in a rainstorm with no headlights. He attempted to get off the road at Wagler’s Cemetery when he was struck by a 2008 Ford F-350 driven by John A. Swartzentruber, 28, Odon. Lengacher suffered bruising to his head and back and was taken to Daviess Community Hospital for observation. Damage was estimated between $5,000 and $10,000.

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