The Washington Times-Herald

July 5, 2013

Peacock killed in mystery

Police Report

Washington Times Herald



10:37 a.m. - Animal control was contacted to check on a dog running loose on NW Second St.

10:36 a.m. - Gravel had been placed around the gas cap of a 2004 Ford Escape at 1512 North St. It was unknown if any of the gravel had been placed in the vehicle’s gas tank.


7:42 p.m. - A garage at 1726 Bedford Road had been entered and a lock on an outside building had been broken off. No items were apparently missing, but the building had been ransacked.

5:48 p.m. - An owner’s manual and change were taken from a car at 514 E. George St. The owner’s manual was later found.

5:46 p.m. - The screen of a back door at 13 Green Acres was reported cut. Additional patrol was requested.

6:21 a.m. - A handgun and radar detector were taken from three vehicles at 2003 Parkdale Drive. A report was made



10:10 p.m. - Shane C. Granger, 2556N CR 150W, reported that someone had blown up his mailbox.

9:11 p.m. - A caller on CR 1200N and Private Road 425N near Loogootee, reported a reckless driver in a gray vehicle.

8:17 p.m. - A caller near Mount Olive Church in Odon reported a suspicious red vehicle.

3:53 p.m. - A caller on US Hwy. 50E reported an accident resulting in property damage. A state report was filed.

12:45 p.m. - A caller on SR 57N reported that her neighbor had just killed her peacock. The bird was a mother bird. The owner of the bird and the neighbor had conflicting stories of what happened and there were no other witnesses. Paperwork was sent to the prosecutor’s office.

12:31 p.m. - A caller near CR 1100W just west of CR 850E reported that a log was partially in the roadway. The county highway department was contacted.

7:26 a.m. - A caller at 3019S 800E, near Montgomery, reported that her mailbox had been knocked down overnight. The caller also advised that several other mailboxes in the area had been knocked over as well.

1:47 a.m. - A caller on Raglesville Road, Odon, reported a noise disturbance that sounded like gunshots every 20 minutes. The caller advised the noise could be fireworks.

1:01 a.m. - A caller at 1559N Sugarland Road, reported that a vehicle just wrecked in front of her house. The vehicle was towed and a state report will be filed. The county highway department was also notified of damage to a concrete culvert.


8:30 p.m. - A caller near CR 400N and CR 650E reported that a male subject was dumping cow droppings in the area. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management was contacted.

7:15 p.m. - A caller at 5049N 1215E reported that the neighbors were shooting and would like someone to talk to them. No one was at the residence when officers arrived but others in the area said the neighbors had been shooting off fireworks.

1:31 p.m. - An employee of Chuckles, 601 W. Elnora St., Odon, reported a vehicle drove off without paying for $15.02 in fuel.

10:47 a.m. - A white Chevy truck loaded with furniture was reported abandoned in the parking lot of the old Bethany Church. The truck had been sitting in the lot for four days. The plate was ran and the owner was unavailable.


Gregory Scott Smith, 50, Washington was arrested Tuesday by Washington police on two counts of criminal mischief. No bond was set.

Cody Lee Clark, 28, Washington, was arrested by Daviess County Sheriff’s deputies Wednesday on a petition to revoke a suspended sentence. He was being held on $25,000 bond.

Total Jail Population: 134