2:33 p.m. — Two callers reported a grass or leaf fire on Jackson Street. The Washington Fire Department was assigned the run at 2:34 p.m. and was on the scene until 2:47 p.m.
11:46 p.m. — Petersburg Police reported a red 2006 Chevrolet Colorado had been stolen there, and asked local police to be on the lookout for it.
11:29 p.m. — A caller reported a grass or leaf fire at N.W. 15th and North streets. Firefighters had it out by 11:48 p.m.
9:36 p.m. — The sheriff’s department reported a semi jackknifed on Cosby Road. A responding officer advised it was nearly turned over in a ditch and the road was blocked.
9:12 p.m. — Brandi Mathis, 404 W. Viola Ave., reported a girl’s Pretty in Pink Next bike was stolen from her residence.
6:53 p.m. — Valena Morrison, 318 W. Hefron St., advised four Hispanic males threw eggs and hit her back door and steps. A description of the subjects was given.
4:50 p.m. — Melissa Knepp advised she was westbound on W. Nat’l Hwy. and stopped for the traffic signal at the intersection with SR 57 when a tan, full-size Silverado struck her vehicle and left the scene. There was damage to her trunk and taillights.
2:47 p.m. — An employee of Smokers Host, 301 E. Nat’l Hwy., reported the theft of cigars earlier in the day. The incident was on video and the subject was identified.
12:20 a.m. — A deputy making a traffic stop in front of Mi Pueblo on SR 57 found the driver’s taillights had been spray-painted by another subject. The driver said he’d clean the paint off.
4:11 p.m. — A caller reported a rolling domestic dispute on SR 257S. The caller advised that the female passenger of a small red Dodge car was beating on the male driver, causing the car to cross the center line.
3:28 p.m. — Larry A. Ray Jr., 664E 100S, requested officers remove Angela Willis from his property. An ambulance was called for an extremely intoxicated female, and Gibson County Probation was contacted.
10:33 a.m. — A female caller from Montgomery advised she received a letter from “Record Transfer Co.” of Washington, D.C., requesting $83 to send her the deed to her property. The letter specified sending the money to a West Lake Village, Calif., address. The caller said she’d reported this to the county recorder’s office, which had received other similar calls, and it was likely a scam.
Cody E.L. Taylor, 22, Washington, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies Thursday on a warrant for failure to appear. He was held at the Daviess County Security Center on $2,000 bond.
Lindsey B. Ervin, 25, Odon, was arrested Wednesday by sheriff’s deputies on a warrant for petition to revoke a suspended sentence for theft, theft and driving while suspended/prior. She was held on $7,500 bond.
Jail Population: 154
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