The Washington Times-Herald

July 13, 2013

Police Report

From Staff Reports
Washington Times Herald



12:19 a.m. - A broken window and damage to a soda machine was reported at Sav-A-Lot, 300 SE 21st St.


8:34 p.m. - An employee of Par-T-Paq Liquors, 1011 W. Walnut St., reported a shoplifter.

7:38 p.m.- An employee of Chuckles, 201 N.E. Fifth St., reported a white Ford pickup drove off without paying for $46.21 in gas.

6:24 p.m. - A caller near 16th Street and Maxwell Avenue reported that someone was blowing grass into the road while mowing. This is in violation of a new city ordinance.

11:27 a.m. - A caller located at the intersection of Clark and Cosby Roads reported that a semi pulling a trailer was in the ditch at the intersection.

The caller stated that 30 semis had ended up in the ditch at this particular intersection. There was no damage to the semi. Employees of Perdue came to check the temperature of the contents of the trailer.



7:16 p.m. - A caller at 2303 E. Nat’l Hwy., reported someone had taken their ATV.

5:50 p.m. - Dynamic Recovery was in the process of repossessing a vehicle at 104E Race St., Odon, when a male subject starting interfering with the repossession. Statements were taken and the recovery company has the vehicle.

4:26 p.m. - A caller on CR 900E reported a red Chevy pickup driving recklessly near Graber Post Buildings. The truck, which was heading north, was hauling a load and losing materials off the back of the truck. The vehicle almost struck two buggies. The caller later called 911 and reported that the pickup had run off the road and into a ditch. The driver of the pickup appeared to be ok and got out of the vehicle to pick up debris that had fallen off the truck. The vehicle then continued driving and officers pulled it over in the Chuckles parking lot. The vehicle was towed.

1:20 p.m. - A caller at 1088 N. St. Johns Road reported that someone had stolen some of their items.

1:04 p.m. - A caller on I-69 reported that he had hit a deer at the 66 mile marker in the northbound lane. A field copy was filed.

12:14 p.m. - Leah J. Layton, 536 S. Ellen St., Elnora, was at the Odon Pharmacy, 200 W. Main St., when someone struck her car while it was parked at the pharmacy. Layton had an eyewitness who could identify the person that hit the car. A field copy was filed.


Joseph Smith, 52, Washington, was arrested Thursday by Washington police on a warrant for criminal trespass, resisting law enforcement, and disorderly conduct. No bond was set.

Patrick Shute, 21, Bloomfield, was arrested Thursday by Odon police for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Bond was set at $2,000.

Tyler Hankinson, 21, Washington, was arrested Thursday by Washington police on a warrant for failure to appear. Bond was set at $2,000.

Marcus Alexander, 51, Washington, was arrested Thursday by Washington police on two counts of battery by means of a deadly weapon and intimidation. Bond was set at $15,000.


Lisa Field, 55, Washington, was arrested Thursday evening by Vincennes police after officers were alerted to a possibly intoxicated driver in the area of Sixth and Willow Streets. Police stopped Field’s vehicle in the Good Samaritan Hospital parking lot. She was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

Total Jail Population: 135