The Washington Times-Herald

January 28, 2014

Tuesday's police report


The Washington Times-Herald

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Monday

2:31 p.m. - Asst. Chief Todd Church took a private call about a plastic bag left near 911 N.W. 16th St. The bag contained marijuana and was disposed of.

12:30 p.m. - An employee of Walmart, 100 Bypass 50 Plaza, reported an adult female shoplifter. Charges were to be filed.

12:02 p.m. - An employee of Goody’s, 1 Cherry Tree Plaza, said a fluorescent light was arcing and she smelled burning wires. Firefighters checked the area and it checked out OK.

9:44 a.m. - An employee of Hudson’s Office Solutions, 900 W. Nat’l Hwy., said the store was broken into over the weekend. Entry was gained through the roof and an open door was found on Sunday. A computer and a camera was missing and a roof construction crew was questioned. The incident is under investigation.

Sunday

8:56 p.m. - An employee of Chuckle’s, 201 N.E. 5th St., reported a drive-off worth $40 by a silver Honda car.

8:11 p.m. - An employee of Walmart, 100 Bypass 50 Plaza, said a trespasser ran off the store property. A Daviess County Sheriff’s deputy found the male and was arrested for trespassing.

6:11 p.m. - An employee of Walmart, 100 Bypass 50 Plaza, reported an adult female shoplifted from the store and left in a black SUV.

4:52 p.m. - An employee of CVS, 307 E. Nat’l Hwy., said a panhandler was on the property. This was the second call of a female asking for money to dispatchers.

Saturday

8:35 p.m. - An employee of Chuckle’s, 201 N.E. Fifth St., reported a drive-off worth $61.41 in gas.

7:07 p.m. - An employee of Chuckle’s, 201 N.E. Fifth St., reported a drive-off worth $30.02 in gas.

3:47 p.m. - A female caller, 520 S.E. Second St., reported credit card theft. A suspect was named.

Friday

8:35 p.m. - An employee of Walmart, 100 Bypass 50 Plaza, said three male juveniles were shoplifting. The juveniles were released to their respective parents.

8:20 p.m. - Adam Myers said his scooter was stolen while parked at a dumpster at Jamestown Square.

5:30 p.m. - An employee of Chuckle’s, 201 N.E. Fifth St., reported a drive-off worth $50.39 in gas by a green Dodge. Officers caught up with the vehicle and they returned to pay for the gas.

3:39 p.m. - Jessica Stiles reported an attempted break-in at 376E 100S, Apt. 16.

COUNTY REPORT

Sunday

4:44 p.m. - A caller said there were four people ice fishing on the Lyons Club lake in Odon. The ice was thick but there was standing water. The people did not have a permit to fish on the lake.

12:54 p.m. - A male caller reported a break-in at 334W 375S. The house is vacant and extra patrol was requested.

Saturday

4:42 p.m. - A male caller reported vandalism at the pumping station near the Bennington Levee. One of the doors was found off its hinges. A member of the Levee board was contacted.

8:05 a.m. - A caller reported an accident with injuries on SR 58 near CR 800E. The person refused medical treatment and a minor accident report was completed.

COUNTY ACCIDENT

Friday

9:51 a.m. - Mark A. Bennington, 51, 9 W. Hefron St., was driving a 1992 Geo Tracker on CR 100W near CR 225N when off the SUV went off the road, hitting a county road sign and a utility pole, causing the SUV to roll over. A passenger in the SUV, Melissa L. Bennington, 48, 9 W. Hefron St., was thrown from the vehicle. Both Benningtons were taken to Daviess Community Hospital and then St. Mary’s Hospital for injuries. Mark Bennington was treated and released while Melissa Bennington is listed in fair condition. Damage from the accident was estimated between $5,000 and $10,000.

ARRESTS

Oscar Castaneda Aguirre, 29, Lawrenceville (Ind.), was arrested by city police Friday for operating a vehicle without a license. He was released from the Daviess County Security Center on $2,000 bond.

Alice K. Clark, 27, Washington, was arrested by city police Sunday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and operating a vehicle while intoxicated, endangering a person. She was being held without bond.

Oliver Calvo, 34, Washington, was arrested by city police Sunday for battery. He was being held on $2,000 bond.

Julio A. Dubon, 46, Washington, was arrested by city police Sunday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person and leaving the scene of a property damage accident. He was released on $6,000 bond.

David L. Butler, 41, Vincennes, was arrested by Daviess County Sheriff’s deputies Sunday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a controlled substance, possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia. He was released on $8,500 bond.

Shane A. Wallace, 19, Washington, was arrested by city police Sunday for criminal trespassing. He was being held without bond.

Scott R. Wagler, 36, Washington, was arrested by Daviess County Sheriff’s deputies Sunday on a failure to appear warrant. He was being held on $10,000.

Sarah Barr, 34, Washington, was arrested by state police Sunday on a petition to revoke a suspended sentence. She was being held on $2,000.

Total Jail Population: 148

Three arrested on meth charges WHEATLAND -- Three Knox County men were arrested on possession of methamphetamine charges Sunday evening. At 8:43 p.m., according to an Indiana State Police release, a trooper was patrolling U.S. 50 near Wheatland and found a suspicious vehicle with one headlight out near the Wheatland Co-op. The 2000 Oldsmobile Alero then went west on U.S. 50 and was clocked at 71 miles per hour. Sgt. Bill Gadberry then pulled over the vehicle on Marchino Road, when the driver, Shawn Crouse, 29, Vincennes, fled. Two other males, Eric Boger, 28, and Kolbie Staley, 22, both of Vincennes, stayed in the car where officers found methamphetamine and paraphernalia. Knox County Sheriff's deputies found Crouse three hours later and arrested him. He was found walking on Summers Road, two miles away from the original scene. All three were taken to the Knox County Security Center. Crouse was charged with resisting law enforcement and possession of methamphetamine. Boger was charged with possession of methamphetamine and maintaining a common nuisance. Staley was charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.