The Washington Times-Herald

Local News

February 12, 2013

Police Report

WASHINGTON —

CITY REPORT

Monday

2:34 p.m. — A female caller reported a blue bike in the yard at 601 W. Walnut St. and requested someone pick it up.

8:13 a.m. – A caller with Twin Rivers advised windows were busted out of a house they’re building at 905 NW Sixth St. and the door glass of a trailer parked at the location also was busted out. He requested extra patrol.

Saturday

4:01 p.m. — An employee at Kaitlyn’s Kloset on Main Street reported there was a female shoplifter inside the store who had taken off running. Amber D. Leonard was found and charged with theft.

4:22 p.m. Fast Max reported a drive off of $40.80.

COUNTY REPORT

Sunday

6:57 p.m. – Officers responded to a domestic dispute in rural Plainville. The altercation was verbal only and no weapons were involved.

Thursday

8:47 p.m. — An accident without injuries was reported on U.S. 50 and CR 1250E. The car was pulled out of a ditch and a minor accident report was completed. Another accident was also reported in the same area and a female was arrested.

8:37 a.m. — An accident with possible injuries was reported on the U.S. 50 Bypass near MacAllister Machinery. No injuries were found and an accident report was being completed.

7:39 a.m. — A person at 7844N 225W reported some items missing from a garage. A report was made.

COUNTY ACCIDENT

Friday

6:32 p.m. – Chad W. Burgan, 31, Cannelburg, was southbound on SR 257 in his 1992 Chevrolet Blazer when the vehicle in front of him began to turn right into a private drive. Burgan said he applied his brakes, but they failed, so he went left of center to avoid striking the turning vehicle. In doing so, he pulled into the path of a 2012 Ford registered to, and driven by, Patsy M. Powell, 57, Otwell.

After the vehicles collided, The Burgan vehicle continued off the east side of the highway, down an embankment and through a vinyl fence belonging to Clint Underhill. Powell’s vehicle spun 180 degrees and came to rest on the east side of SR 257.

All participants were using their safety restraints. Burgan was not injured in the accident, but Powell and three passengers were injured and transported to Daviess Community Hospital by Southwest Medical. Patsy Powell complained of pain to foot and leg. Ann Powell, 39, Huntingburg, complained of pain to her entire body. Emma Garland, 9, Huntingburg, complained of chest pain. Paulette Martin, 47, Huntingburg, complained of foot and leg pain. Damage was estimated between $10,000 and $25,000.

ARRESTS

Nicholas Shadd Knepp, 19, Loogootee, was arrested Monday by sheriff’s deputies for minor consumption, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. He was released on $6,000 bond.

Danny R. Graber, 18, Montgomery, was arrested Sunday by sheriff’s deputies for minor consumption and possession of marijuana. He was held on $4,000 bond.

Todd W. Emmons, 35, Washington, was arrested Sunday by city police for operating a vehicle while intoxicated over .15 percent and OVWI/endangering a person. He was held at Daviess County Security Center without bond.

Melissa B. Sturgeon, 21, Bicknell, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies Sunday on a warrant for failure to appear for conversion. She was released on $2,000 bond.

Joshua Kavanaugh, 31, Washington, was arrested Saturday by city police for resisting law enforcement and public intoxication.  He was held on $2,000 bond.

Michael Goodman, 53, Washington, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies Saturday for OVWI over .15 percent and OVWI/endangering a person. He was released on $4,000 bond.

Tyler Basham, 19, Vincennes, was arrested Saturday by city police for minor possession of alcohol. He was released on $2,000 bond.

Amber Leonard, 30, Washington, was arrested Saturday by city police for theft. She was held without bond.

Rita Fraley, 27, Washington, was served a warrant by sheriff’s deputies Friday while incarcerated at the Pike County Jail. She’s charged with four counts of theft, four counts of criminal trespass, four counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and one count of petition to revoke suspended sentence for check deception. She was held on $35,000 bond.

David Speakman, 35, Washington, was arrested Friday by city police on a writ of attachment. He was held on $8,000 bond.

Kelvin Pasley, 43, Washington, was arrested Friday by city police for dealing in methamphetamine and maintaining a common nuisance. He was held on $500,000 bond.

Annastazia Walker, 23, Washington, was arrested Friday by city police for possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia, maintaining a common nuisance and dealing in meth. She was held on $250,000 bond.

Jail Population: 138

Text Only
Local News
  • Washington City Council approves rezoning request Washington will be expanding its housing options after the Washington City Council approved an ordinance to rezone land on Bussard Road. The property, owned by Jason Knepp of J and L Home Center, is just over 10 acres and will be rezoned Residential

    July 28, 2014

  • NWS - WT072914 - HaitianSummit - NBS State Haitian organization holds town hall meeting The Haitian Association of Indiana hosted a town hall meeting for local Haitians Sunday, officially meeting the largest Haitian population outside of Indianapolis. Around 50 Haitian residents, along with 30 other local residents, listened to state an

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Today's police report CITY REPORT Monday 2:25 p.m. – A female caller said two juvenile males were picking up and throwing green apples near 310 Ogdon St. The apples were clogging storm drains. The males were then asked to pick up the apples. 8:55 a.m. – An employee of Che

    July 28, 2014

  • CR 900 East project stays on schedule

    Phase 1 of the expansion project on CR 900E (Odon-Cannelburg Road) is due to be completed this week and officials say they expect the bulk of the work to be done on time. "They have a number of small things that need to be finished," said Daviess Cou

    July 28, 2014

  • Leg of I-69 project now due to open by end of 2015 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Department of Transportation now plans for the Interstate 69 extension to reach Bloomington by the end of 2015, a year later than originally planned. INDOT spokesman Will Wingfield tells the Evansville Courier & Press

    July 28, 2014

  • NWS - WT072614 - Theater6 - NBS VIDEO: Coming Attractions

    The Indiana Theater in downtown Washington is under new owner Brent Barnhart and plans to open this fall after being closed for over three years.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ruth Gilmore Ruth Gilmore, 80, of Washington, died at 4:38 p.m. at Prairie Village Nursing Center, with family by her side. Born Nov. 10, 1933, in Knox County, she was the daughter of James Howard and Blanche (Chadd) Weibel. She worked for 10 years as a certified

    July 26, 2014

  • Shoe Sensation gives back to Cops and Kids Shoe Sensation has presented Cops and Kids with $468 in donations collected from its customers during a drive to assist Cops and Kids. Cops and Kids works with children in the community to ensure that they have basic necessities and toys. This progr

    July 26, 2014

  • Friday's police report CITY REPORT Friday 10:27 p.m. - Jerry Gaither, 1422 Brett Cabel Road, said his mailbox was damaged. 5:14 a.m. - Ladonna Abel, 622 S.W. Sixth St., said a purple Harley-Davidson motorcycle was stolen. A report was made and a tip said they believed a ma

    July 25, 2014

  • New school security system going into place in Daviess County From the outside looking in schools in Daviess County don't appear to have done much to upgrade security this fall. There are no new fences, no gates, no guard shacks, but officials say the School Guard system is being put into place and should be re

    July 25, 2014