1:28 p.m. — Lee Huffman, 235 Apraw Rd., reported a vehicle belonging to his uncle, Kenny Clark, was parked at his house overnight and someone got into it and took the registration, insurance card and loose change. The car was unlocked.
11:56 a.m. — Karen Brown, 501 N.W. 17th St., reported a girl’s green Roadmaster bike was taken from her yard.
9:46 a.m. — Charlie Selby, 105 W. Viola Ave., reported a gray Osprey backpack containing clothes and personal items was taken from an unlocked vehicle parked under his carport.
8:13 a.m. — Richard Tomey, 915 N.W. 16th St., advised someone drove through his yard during the night, striking two bushes and a trellis, and leaving tire marks. Two utility poles and a guide wire also were struck, and clamps on the guide wire were broken.
2:53 a.m. — City officers provided backup for sheriff’s deputies on a traffic stop at E. Third Street and Highland Avenue. K-9 Diesel indicated on the vehicle and a small amount of meth was located.
6:41 p.m. — Ricky Ahlert, 712 Lincoln St., reported a boy’s red and black, 26-inch Huffy mountain bike was taken from his fenced front yard.
3:23 p.m. — Jarrod K. Cornelius, 18, Loogootee, was stopped facing north on CR 550E at the intersection with CR 1500N talking to a friend who was southbound on CR 550E. He stated he squealed his tires as he drove away and turned west onto CR 1500N. He lost control of the 1992 Ford Thunderbird, registered to Randall Cornelius, he was driving and went into a ditch on the north side of the road.
A passenger, Ridge T. Wittmer, 18, Elnora, sustained an abrasion to his head and was transported Daviess Community Hospital by Southwest Medical. Cornelius was transported by personal vehicle.
Damage was estimated between $1,000 and $2,500.
Clayton Moffett, 24, Washington, was arrested Friday by city police on a Knox County warrant for a writ of attachment. He’s held at the Daviess County Security Center for Knox County authorities.
Jail Population: 156
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Prejudging for Fair contest
Prejudging for Fair contest
Prejudging for the Daviess County Fair’s Little Miss and Mister contest will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Elnora Fire Station.
ND to adopt new textbooks
The North Daviess School Board approved the adoption of new reading textbooks for kindergarten through grade six.
Reading Street from Pearson Scott Foresman will be used for the next six years beginning in the fall. Text books fees for the upcoming school year will remain about the same for kindergarten through grade six. Textbooks for the junior and senior high will vary depending on the classes in which students enroll.
Man shot with BB gun
9:33 p.m. - A male caller at 603 N.W. Second St. said his roommate shot himself in the tongue with a pellet gun. The roommate told officers he thought the gun was not loaded. Both the caller and the roommate were taken to Daviess Community Hospital.
Hupmobile club to visit locally
If you see nearly two dozen classic cars rolling up and the down the roads of Daviess County and the surrounding areas next week, there’s a good chance you are seeing a Hupmobile. Beginning Sunday, the International Hupmobile Club will begin its annual tour, this time across southwest Indiana.
Shooter had minor legal issues
James D. Jones, 60, of Shoals has been identified as the suspect killed when gunfire was exchanged between Jones and State Trooper Jarrod Lents, a nine year veteran of the Indiana State Police
Lucille Dillon, the first lady of tourism in Daviess County, died Saturday. She was 76.
Eric Bassler to run for state Senate
A Washington City Councilman announced Monday his intentions to run for the state senate.
UPDATED! Trooper shot near U.S. 50; suspect dead
An Indiana State Trooper was injured following a shooting on U.S. 50 Monday.
4-year-old dies after incident at Eastside Park
A 4-year-old who was found in the water of the overflow of Baumert Lake, near the Pavilion at Eastside Park, was pronounced dead at Daviess Community Hospital.
Navy friends are reunited after 42 years
It had been 42 years since Jim Dant, Washington, had been in contact with his Navy buddy Glen Bernard.
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