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December 15, 2012

Police Report

MONTGOMERY —

 CITY REPORT

Friday

3:13 a.m. – An officer checked on a vehicle with its dome light on parked at S.E. First St. near Highland Avenue. Its center console was open, but the vehicle owner said nothing appeared to be missing.

2:53 a.m. – An officer reported a vehicle with an open driver’s side door on S.E. Second Street near Hayes Avenue and no one around. He made contact with the resident there, who didn’t believe anything was missing.

2:45 a.m. – An officer noticed a vehicle on S.E. Second Street near Meridian Street with its dome light on.

The vehicle had been rummaged through, but nothing appeared to be missing.

Thursday

10:30 p.m. – Daviess County Sheriff’s Dispatch advised the car of Charles Gee, who’s on work release, had been broken into and an iPod taken.

8:59 p.m. – Alba Ivy reported a fire in a wooded area near his Maxwell Avenue residence. The Washington Fire Department responded and reported it was a large brush fire. Those firefighters were on the scene until 9:43 p.m.

Because the fire was in the county, Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department also responded and stayed until it was extinguished.

5:57 p.m. – Esther Fisher, 704 S.E. First St., reported a break-in and theft of items.

0:08 a.m. – Martina Fuentes, 808 Jefferson St., advised someone got into her unlocked vehicle and took the stereo, a jacket and an iPad.

COUNTY ACCIDENTS

Thursday

9:53 p.m. – Todd R. Huffmon, 30, 615E 250S, was eastbound on CR 250S approaching CR 125E in a 2001 Chevrolet S-10. He stated he couldn’t get slowed down enough and ran through the intersection into a ditch. He was cited for driving while suspended. Damage was estimated between $2,500 and $5,000.

Tuesday

6:44 a.m. – Donna M. Basol, 57, Bloomfield, was westbound on SR 58 in a 2003 Lincoln approaching the intersection with Spring Street in Odon.

Michelle L. Huff, 41, Plainville, was northbound on Spring Street approaching the stop sign in a 2004 Freightliner 9-15 passenger bus registered to Buscorp of Washington.

Huff stated she stopped, but didn’t see Basol’s Lincoln and proceeded to pull into the intersection. Basol said Huff failed to stop at the stop sign, colliding with her vehicle.

There was one passenger on the bus, but no injuries were reported at the scene. Damage was estimated between $5,000 and $10,000, and Huff was cited for failure to yield.

Sunday

3:33 p.m. – Paul E. Bevers, 67, Odon, was driving a 2002 Ford F350 pickup towing an enclosed trailer when he pulled out of a gravel parking lot on the south side of U.S. 50, west of Sneakers Pub. Gene A. Oncken, 65, Minonk, Ill., was westbound on U.S. 50 in a 2010 Lincoln SUV registered to Sharon H. Oncken. Kristina R. Oncken Cortez, Mahomet, Ill., was a passenger.Bevers said he saw the oncoming SUV but thought he had enough time to pull out and make an immediate right turn onto First Street. According to Gene Oncken and witnesses, Bevers pulled into Oncken’s vehicle, colliding in a same-direction sideswipe.

No injuries were reported. Damage was estimated between $1,000 and $2,500.

Dec. 3

2:55 p.m. – Christopher L. Hardwick, 37, Springville, was northbound on SR 257, slowing to turn right into a private drive. He was driving a 2006 GM crew cab pickup registered to Electricom LLC, Paoli. Thomas L. Doyle, 51, Montgomery, was also driving north on SR 257 in a 2010 Ford Ranger, behind Hardwick.

Hardwick stated his turn signal was on, but Doyle stated he saw no lights.

The Doyle vehicle struck the Hardwick vehicle in the rear as Hardwick turned. Hardwick’s rear lights were checked at the scene and were working. Damage was estimated between $2,500 and $5,000.

ARRESTS

Timothy Williams, 51, Plainville, was arrested Friday by sheriff’s deputies for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. He was held at Daviess County Security Center on $2,000 bond.

Bryan Folsom, 27, Washington, was arrested Thursday by sheriff’s deputies on a writ of attachment. He was held on $2,500 bond.

Forrest Desaillan, 22, Washington, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies Thursday for possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. He was held on $4,000 bond.

Jail Population: 146

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