8:34 p.m. — A female caller said three males in hooded sweatshirts were chasing her near W. VanTrees Street. The juvenile female was taken home when two of the suspects were spotted. The suspects ran off.
6:22 p.m. — Chris Spradlin, 712 W. VanTrees St., reported a breaking and entering. A male was seen leaving the house as soon as he arrived. A suspect was named.
6:27 p.m. — Sandra Wolven called to advise she found a knife near Lot 117 at Southview Trailer Court. An officer responded and picked up the knife.
2:45 p.m. — Ron Knepp, 803 N.W. Sixth St., reported a transformer had blown at 803 and 805 N.W. Sixth. Utility crews were called out.
4:03 p.m. — While driving west on E. Nat’l Highway in a 2000 Dodge Neon, Nicholas L. Orchard, 30, 602 Lincoln St., was attempting to turn into Fast Max when a 2005 Ford Taurus driven by Betty R. Kelley, 77, 125 Sundale Trailer Ct., hit a 2000 Dodge Dakota driven by John K. Johnson, 45, 605 S.E. 11th St., Johnson’s truck then struck Orchard’s car from behind. Johnson was taken to Daviess Community Hospital with neck pain and Kelley had bruising due to airbag deployment. Damage was estimated between $5,000 and $10,000.
10:43 p.m. — Brian L. Norris, 375 N. Third St., Montgomery, reported he’d just arrived home and found his front door was broken in.
6:20 p.m. — A caller reported gun shots and explosions all day on the road south of CR 250S. An officer checked and found subjects target practicing in a safe environment.
Tyree Robinson, 31, Washington, was arrested Saturday by sheriff’s deputies on a warrant for domestic battery, strangulation and three counts of child molesting. He was held at Daviess County Security Center on $500,000 bond.
Christina Lofton, 26, Carmi, Ill., was arrested by city police Saturday on a Wabash County, Ill., warrant. She was being held without bond for authorities from that sheriff’s department.
Jacob Cooper, 18, Washington, was arrested Saturday by city police for possession of marijuana under 30 grams and possession of paraphernalia. He was held on $4,000 bond.
Dylan Burris, 23, Washington, was arrested Friday by city police on a warrant for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, OVWI/endangerment, reckless driving, glue/toxic vapor sniffing, and failure to appear. He was held without bond.
Jail Population: 161
MARTIN COUNTY REPORT
6:40 p.m. — An accident was reported on Water Street. Deputy Burkhardt responded.
2:31 p.m. — An accident was reported on Spout Springs Road. Deputy Greene took the call.
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