The Washington Times-Herald

July 3, 2013

Vehicle overturns, catches fire

Police Report

Washington Times Herald



2:48 p.m. - Naomi Thomas, 1509 Jane Ann Ct., reported that someone had thrown brown liquid into her mailbox and knocked over the mailbox of her neighbor.

1:43 p.m. - An employee of Fast Max, 1202 E. Nat’l Hwy., reported that someone in a small, gold SUV, similar to a Buick Enclave, had drove off without paying for $24.58 in gas. The vehicle, which was leased through Toyota, was identified but the driver of the vehicle stated he had not purchased gas in Washington today but he had fueled his vehicle in Newburgh earlier in the day. The information was passed along to the employee.

6:49 a.m. - Mr. McBride, 411 Meredith St., reported that someone had taken his mailbox.


10:40 p.m. - An employee of Holiday Inn Express, 1808 E. Nat’l Hwy., reported the hotel had interior power but no power in the parking lot or for the lights outside of the building.

10:13 p.m. - A caller at 900 W. Nat’l Hwy. reported a vehicle with a suspicious smell in the parking lot near Long John Silver’s restaurant. K-9 Drago did locate a marijuana cigarette in the parking lot between Reed’s Deli and Long John Silver’s. Green plant material was also observed in the window of the vehicle but the occupants of the car were in the restaurant.

8:16 p.m. - A complainant near Walmart, 100 Bypass 50 Plaza, reported that a male subject was walking up the drive to Walmart but he was in the roadway. The complainant honked at the male who the complainant said then began cursing and tried to kick her vehicle. Walmart was notified of the man.  The man told officers he had not tried to kick the vehicle and had not cursed at the driver of the vehicle.



10:44 p.m. - A caller on SR 57N reported a man running down the road in the south bound lane. The man was barely visible.  Units checked for about 10 miles and were unable to locate anyone.

10:23 p.m. - A caller at 915 Bloomfield Rd. in Plainville reported loud music.

9:02 p.m. - A caller at the Maysville Church in Washington reported a male walking toward the highway carrying a back pack and sleeping mat. The male subject was wearing blue jeans and a brown flannel.

5:21 p.m. - A caller near CR 900E and CR 700S reported an unknown vehicle had flipped over and caught fire. The driver of the vehicle from Montgomery, told officers she was traveling west on CR 700S when she went off the north side of the road then over corrected when coming back onto the road.

Her vehicle continued to travel west before she lost control, struck an embankment on the south side of the road then came to rest on the passenger side.

The vehicle sustained damage to the front and passenger side. The driver and a passenger, also from Montgomery, were treated by Southwest Medical at the scene for minor injuries. Both were wearing seat belts.

4:11 p.m. - A caller at 2234 Old US 50W reported an accident. The vehicle involved received no damage and just needed pulled out.

2:57 p.m. - A complainant on station wanted to report that their checks have been stolen and forged. The complainant was advised that Sullivan County was investigating the complaint.

11:37 a.m. - A caller on CR 300W reported that a Rottweiler belonging to a resident on the road is very aggressive toward her and her family when they are riding down the road. It was reported that the dog had nipped the complainant and actually bitten another lady the complainant knew. Officers went to the residence but no one was home at the time.

9:55 a.m. - A caller on SR 57S near Seven Curves reported that someone had dumped three pups near the water tower. Animal control was called.

7:51 a.m. - A caller at 1717 S SR 57 reported that he works at American Rental and he had left his car parked behind the store overnight. When he arrived at work this morning someone had busted all of the car windows and went through his possessions.

4:25 a.m. - A caller on SR 57N near Graham Farms Cheese Factory reported that a tree was down in the road.

3:54 a.m. - A caller at 208 Adaline St., Elnora, reported two suspicious vehicles located within a block of one another. The vehicles were sitting along the side of the road and the caller could not determine if anyone was in them at the time. One of the vehicles belonged to a railroad employee who was waiting for his shift to start. No other information was available on the other vehicle.

3:34 a.m. - A caller on SR 257 reported a vehicle with Tennessee plates was on the side of the road and the driver may possibly need assistance. Officers advised no one was around the vehicle and it was not a road hazard.


Terry Alan Christenberry, 38, Washington, was arrested Monday by the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department on a warrant for writ of attachment. Bond was set at $2,000.

Rachel Nichole Graves, 34, Washington, was arrested Monday by the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department on a warrant for dealing in a Schedule IV substance. Bond was set at $10,000.

Johnny R. Stoll, 31, Montgomery, was arrested Monday by Washington police for operating a vehicle while intoxicated refusal. Bond was set at $2,000.

Terry L. Clark, no address given, was arrested Tuesday by Washington police on four counts of leaving the scene of an accident, leaving the scene of a personal injury accident, operating a vehicle while intoxicated .15 percent or more and operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering others.  No bond was set. 

Ambrea Kathryn Groves, 21, Washington, was arrested Tuesday by the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department for battery. Bond was set at $2,000.

Christopher Powers, 38, Elnora, was arrested Tuesday by Odon police for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. No bond was set.

Total Jail Population: 136