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November 24, 2012

Police Report

WASHINGTON — CITY REPORT

Friday

10:08 a.m. — Teresa Barnes, 900 S. Meridian St., reported a break-in and theft.

6:51 a.m. — Gus Ochs, 616 W. Main St., reported a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer was struck overnight. A field report was written.

Thursday

11:36 p.m. — Sheriff’s dispatch reported a utility pole had been struck at Sugarland Road, east of SR 57N, and people were without power. Cable lines also were reported down.

CITY ACCIDENTS

Tuesday

10:48 a.m. — Helen Harmon, 75, 1108 State St., was northbound on N.E. Second Street in a 2006 Buick Lucerne registered to Jerry Harmon. When she approached the stop sign at E. VanTrees Street, her foot slipped off the brake causing her to enter the intersection and collide with a 1995 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite driven by Richard D. Remmel, 73, 1209 Winbrook Ln.

Remmel was eastbound on E. VanTrees Street, and the collision forced both vehicles into the corner of Home Building Savings and Loan. No injuries were reported. Damage was estimated between $10,000 and $25,000.

Sunday

2:55 p.m. — City police were dispatched to an accident at Bedford Road and N.E. 12th Street, where they found a 2000 Ford Explorer registered to Tim L. Cassidy, 1573W 150N, had struck a utility pole and stop sign. Terri L. Campbell, 40, 1573W 150N, was sitting outside the vehicle.

Though Campbell’s story was inconsistent, witnesses told officers Campbell had been driving, was on the wrong side of the road at one point, had struck a pole and sped away, then struck the second pole and the stop sign. A “no parking” sign also was damaged near the first pole, which had been snapped in half.

Campbell failed a field sobriety test, but a portable breath test registered 00.0 percent. She was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated/controlled substance, driving while suspended with a prior and leaving the scene of an accident.

No injuries were reported. Damage was estimated between $10,000 and $25,000.

COUNTY REPORT

Thursday

11:06 p.m. — A caller advised she hit a deer with her minivan on U.S. 50E in the westbound lane.

9:26 a.m. — A caller advised he witnessed an attempted poaching by a male in a black or dark blue Dodge truck. The male was hanging out the window with a shotgun aimed at a deer, but when the subject saw the caller, they sped off on CR 550S toward SR 57.

Jail Population: 149

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