4:41 p.m. — George E. Miller, 15, 140N 650E, was turning a 2000 Ez-Go golf cart owned by Joseph R. and Evelyn K. Knepp, Cannelburg, on a steep hill on George and Second steets in Montgomery and overturned.
Miller was trapped underneath the cart and suffered a severe laceration of a finger that, according to the accident report, required surgery at Riley Hospital in Indianapolis. Another youth suffered a head contusion, and three other young males were riding on the cart but were not injured.
Law enforcement was not informed of the accident until an employee of Daviess Community Hospital’s ER called police. The golf cart was removed and pictures were taken at the scene of the accident.
2:10 p.m. — Vicki Graves, 1910 Memorial Ave., had a stereo taken from her husband’s truck sometime between 11 p.m. and 3 a.m.
12:12 p.m. — Betty Miles, 702 S.W. First St., reported the theft of a carbine rifle while she was away last week.
9:15 a.m. — The mayor’s office reported a scooter was chained to a light pole near 112 1/2 E. Main St. The owner was contacted and the scooter was moved.
7:46 a.m. — Cody Kemmis, 906 W. VanTrees St., reported his truck vandalized.
6:13 a.m. — Terry Boger, 1217 E. VanTrees St., reported a vehicle struck his fence and then left the scene.
2:53 a.m. — Randy Bennington, 401 E. Hefron St., Apt. B, said a male in a flannel shirt and hat said he was an undercover cop and asked about visitors in a neighboring apartment. Dispatchers said there was no officer around that area.
8:40 p.m. — A female caller said a man flipped out a cigarette at 504 W. Walnut St. near some shrubs and caught some mulch on fire. Firefighters put out the square-foot fire.
Corey Joe Bennington Jr., 30, Washington, was arrested Thursday by city police for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. He was released on $2,000 bond.
Derek Joe Strange, 26, Washington, was arrested Wednesday by sheriff’s deputies on a warrant for possession of a destruction device. He was held at the Daviess County Security Center on $7,500 bond.
Lynsey Jo Osmon-Horning, 29, Odon, was arrested Tuesday by sheriff’s deputies for possession of methamphetamine; possession of a controlled substance; possession of marijuana, hash oil or hashish; and possession of paraphernalia. She was released on $2,500 bond.
Joshua Lee Powley, 26, Washington, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies Tuesday on a writ of attachment. He was released on $1,000 bond.
John Franklin Coy, 38, Washington, was arrested Tuesday by city police on a warrant for invasion of privacy. He was held on $10,000 bond.
Tyree Antoine Robinson, 31, Washington, was arrested Monday by sheriff’s deputies for domestic battery and battery on a juvenile. He was held on $10,000 bond.
Jail Population: 163
Police Report for Friday
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Pike Central to hold graduation
Pike Central High School will hold its 38th commencement exercises at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the high school gymnasium.
Closings for Memorial Day
The following are area closings for the Memorial Day holiday Monday:
North Daviess still facing budget cuts
Members of the state legislature gave schools a two percent increase but North Daviess Community Schools Superintendent Robert Bell said the corporation will still get funding cuts over the next four years.
Three injured in accident
Three persons were injured Thursday afternoon when a driver ran a red light on the U.S. 50 Bypass south of Washington at SR 257.
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.
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