9:02 p.m. — Summer Chesser, 9 McCracken Dr., reported two male subjects pushed off a black Roketta moped belonging to Michael Esclare from her yard. The owner had the key. Officers located the moped, which was undamaged.
4:07 p.m. — The K-9 officers gave demonstrations at Griffith Elementary, 803 E. Nat’l Hwy.
2:51 p.m. — Heidi Sims, 101 N.E. 15th St., reported an attempted break-in. Her roommate scared the subjects away. There were pry marks on the door.
8:13 p.m. — Dispatch received a complaint about coon hunters in 1,000-Acre Woods hunting without permission. A deputy spoke with the subjects and everything was fine.
5:24 p.m. — A caller advised he’d been getting calls from someone saying he’s received a government grant, and the person asked for a credit card number or money to be wired. A deputy spoke to the complainant and explained his options.
1:06 p.m. — A complainant requested someone be alerted that high grass at CRs 250S and 125E is blocking the line of sight in the southbound lane. The county highway department was notified.
Derick Lee Clark, 18, Washington, was arrested by city police Friday for criminal trespass. He was held at Daviess County Security Center without bond.
Benjamin Michael Wagler, 23, Washington, was arrested Friday by sheriff’s deputies on a warrant for failure to appear. He was held on $5,000 bond.
Travis C. Prince, 37, Indianapolis, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies Thursday on a warrant for failure to appear. He was held on $5,000 bond.
Penny L. Padgett, 47, Washington, was arrested Thursday by city police on a warrant for two counts of failure to appear, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and forgery. She also was wanted on a Lawrence County, Ill., warrant. She was held without bond.
Jail Population: 157
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Wrestlers for relay
The Team Todd Relay for Life team will be joining with Tri-State Wrestling to bring an event to the Old Petersburg Gym on Saturday. Doors will open at 6 p.m. with bell time at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 and children under 4 are free. All proceeds from the event go to the Daviess County Relay for Life Team Todd.
Dollar General focuses on reading
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced an award of $7,800 to the Washington Carnegie Public Library to support the new adult literacy program being now being offered.
Letters returned after 55 years
Fifty-five years ago Jerry Decker wrote letters back home to his sweetheart, Carol, from Camp Pendleton, California where he was based in the Marine Corps. Fifty-five years later, Jerry still had his letters from Carol. But Carol, now Jerry¹s wife of 52 years, had, well misplaced a few of hers.
11:08 p.m. - A female caller reported a power outage on Old U.S. 50 W. Line crews responded, but were not able to restore electricity due to a faulty underground line. The line was fixed Wednesday.
Shoals graduation set
Commencement exercises will be held in the gymnasium of the Shoals Junior-Senior High School at 2 p.m. Saturday for 36 candidates for graduation. The Junior-Senior High School Band, under the direction of Joel Weitkamp, will open the commencement program with the processional, followed by the national anthem.
Williams reunion on Sunday
The Nora and Beve Williams family reunion will be held at noon Sunday at Washington Eastside Park Pavilion. Bring a picnic lunch and any mementoes.
8:49 p.m. - A complainant on station turned in a pouch that contained an electronic tablet. The pouch was found at Eastside Park.
WC to graduate on Friday
Washington Catholic High School will hold its commencement exercises at 8 p.m. Friday in the gymnasium. Following the procession and invocation, Karie Craney, principal, will make introductory remarks. The salutatory addresses by Hannah Emmons and Steven Holland will follow a musical selection by the WC Ensemble. The valedictory address will then be given by Andrea Onyett. Daryl Hagan, superintendent of Catholic Schools Diocese of Evansville, and Andrew Wibbeler, dean of students, will present graduate scholarships. Bishop Charles C. Thompson, Diocese of Evansville, Daryl Hagan and Karie Craney will then present the diplomas.
D2DInc moves to WestGate @ Crane
Design To Delivery, Inc., a consulting firm supporting private companies and government agencies engaged in federal procurement and government contracting, officially opened its first office outside of its Washington, D.C. region in the WestGate @ Crane Technology Park on Tuesday.
High winds hit area; cause damage
Daviess County and the city of Washington were hit hard by storms that passed through the area Tuesday morning.
High winds accompanying the storms ripped through the area damaging buildings, uprooting trees and sending a 20-foot piece of wood through a car parked on the lot of Washington Chrysler Center.
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