1:30 p.m. - An employee of Chuckle’s, 201 N.E. Fifth St., reported a drive-off worth $62.29 in gas. A late-model black truck was seen leaving the scene.

11:48 a.m. - An employee of Soap Opera Laundry, 504 E. Nat’l Hwy., reported a vehicle hit the backside of the building the night before. Streaks of gray or blue paint were found.

8:05 a.m. - An employee of the National Guard Armory, 500 N.E. Sixth St., reported vandalism on the property. The word “pig” was spray painted in black paint on the sidewalk with an arrow pointing to the building. Extra patrol was requested.

6:38 a.m. - Roger Goeppner reported a broken window at Cherry Tree Plaza. An investigation is ongoing.

5:41 a.m. - A male caller said another male stole an item at Walmart, 100 Bypass 50 Plaza, and then left the store on an orange scooter. Officers caught up with the male, who did not have any registration or identification. A male was taken into custody for theft, illegal consumption and illegal possession of alcohol.



10:04 a.m. - Roy H. Pielemeier, 82, Loogootee, was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Impala east on National Highway and was turning onto SR 57 when he collided with a 1997 Ford Escort driven by Jerry S. Conley, 39, 601 W. Walnut St., who was heading east on National Highway.

Both drivers claimed they had a green light to go at the stoplight and turn signal. INDOT was notified of the possible signal malfunction. A passenger in Conley’s vehicle was checked out for arm pain.

Conley was cited for driving while suspended and damage was estimated between $5,000 and $10,000.



9:39 p.m. - A male caller said while passing a car on SR 257 near CR 300S, the driver of the passed car allegedly pointed a gun at the other driver. The caller then pulled off the road, and called dispatch. Deputies went to a home at 3047E 300S and a male subject denied the incident.

1:58 p.m. - A caller in Elnora reported a possible scam involving an attorney’s office and a defaulted loan. The caller did not have any loans, but the alleged scam artists did have his checking account information. The caller’s bank was alerted and an investigation is ongoing.

5:57 a.m. - A caller reported the traffic lights were not working at the I-69/U.S. 50 interchange. A deputy found the lights were working when he arrived, but INDOT was notified.

12:05 a.m. - A male caller reported a car ran off the road at CR 125E and 150S and hit a cable. No other information was available.



5:37 a.m. - John T. Werden, 58, 32E 100S, was driving a 2008 Ford F-150 owned by Graber Construction, south of SR 257, waiting to turn east on the U.S. 50 Bypass, when he was struck by a 1994 Freightliner semi driven by Zachary C. Hasenour, 25, Huntingburg, who was northbound on the SR 257 but was attempting to turn west on U.S. 50.

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


Shelly Moser, 27, Washington, was arrested by city police Friday following a single-car accident on N.E. Third Street. At 12:16 a.m., Moser, who was driving a 2003 Jeep Liberty, ran off the side of the road, damaging a handicapped parking sign. She was then arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person and operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a blood-alcohol count of .15 percent or more. She was being held at the Daviess County Security Center on $4,000 bond.

James Hubbard, 33, Washington, was arrested by city police Thursday for two writs of attachment. He was being held on $52,000 bond.

Total Jail Population: 137

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