2:05 a.m. — Edith Cavanaugh, 1000 S. Meridian St., Apt. 10, advised she was gone for a week and returned to find her sliding screen door badly damaged. She requested extra patrol.
7:21 p.m. — Justina Roach, 624 Jefferson St., reported $500 missing.
8:00 a.m. — Robert Igel, 101 W. Hefron St., advised a purple bike was in his front yard. Dispatch advised maintenance would pick it up Monday.
3:05 p.m. — A Walmart employee reported a male subject attempted to push out a cart full of items, then ran out and left in a maroon car. A photo of the man was obtained.
12:50 a.m. — Lorrie Nash, Sundale Trailer Court, Lot 23, requested extra patrol, stating someone was messing around her back door.
9:02 a.m. — A female caller at 712 SE Third St., reported someone toilet-papered the front of her residence and took a purple gazing ball from her front yard.
9:37 p.m. — Ptl. Buck Seger arrested Jose Victor Diaz-Yanez, 27, for operating a vehicle without ever receiving a license, following a traffic stop on the 2002 Pontiac he was driving.
4:05 p.m. — A Walmart employee requested an officer for a female shoplifter. The woman tried to leave the store with $980 worth of items inside her coat. When the employee attempted to stop the woman, she dumped the items and left. Descriptions of her and the vehicle were given. The woman, identified as Phyllis A. Grissom, 58, was located and arrested for theft.
12:50 p.m. — A blue bike was reported in the ditch on Cosby Road near NW 16th Street. Maintenance picked up the 26-inch Roadmaster Metro Sport 18-speed bike and placed it in the police department’s bike room.
11:07 a.m. — Nicole Coy, 200 W. Ohio St., reported the tires were slashed on her vehicle while it was parked outside overnight. A suspect’s name was given. An offense report was made.
10:09 a.m. — Cathy Merryman, 288 Marlett St., Apt. 12, Odon, reported a breaking and entering.
10:04 a.m. — Leo Becerra, 465 Bent Ave., reported he had two goats missing.
4:17 a.m. — A theft was reported at Dinky’s.
8:57 p.m. — Kim Horn, 113 E. Race St., Odon, requested an officer regarding the theft of two laptops and two Kindle Fires.
3:32 p.m. — A female caller reported a male had back and chest injuries following an ATV accident on SR 57 S. He was transported to the emergency room.
3:50 a.m. — An assault and battery was reported at the Long Branch Saloon in Elnora. A deputy took pictures and statements from the remaining participants. Two involved parties had already left.
2:25 a.m. — Dep. Tyler Ramsey located a moped in the weeds on Oak Grove Road. The blue and silver Roketa was similar to one in a theft case the city police were working, so WPD was contacted. The moped was determined to be the one in a theft case WPD Ptl. Brandon Humphries was working, so it was transported to the police station.
12:43 a.m. — A caller requested an officer for a theft report at Dinky’s.
11:59 a.m. — Michael L. Eagle, 60, Loogootee, stated he was northbound on SR 257 near CR 550S when he believes the 2009 Freightliner semi with flatbed trailer, registered to GSG Trucking of Montgomery, got too close to the right edge of the road. Once the tires went off the edge, the truck was pulled completely off into the ditch, where it overturned onto its right side. Lumber on the trailer came off in the accident, and there was damage to a cornfield belonging to Armes Farms. No injuries were reported. Damage was estimated between $25,000 and $50,000.
6:30 p.m. — Dispatchers received a call about a car on its top at CR 300N 775E, near Montgomery. Upon arrival, they found Marcus R. Wagler, 20, Odon, who said he’d turned off CR 800E and was driving west on CR 300N. He told officers he was probably driving too fast on the gravel road and his 1993 Chrysler New Yorker fishtailed. He lost control and flipped the car upside down in the ditch on the north side of the road, causing damage to the vehicle and a barbed wire fence belonging to Earnest Raber.
Wagler was not injured. He was transported to the hospital for a blood test and was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and minor consumption.
Damage was estimated between $2,500 and $5,000.
9:36 p.m. — Marsha J. Mulroony, 64, 1989S 75E, was southbound on SR 57 when a deer crossed the path of her 2012 Volvo near CR 440N and she was unable to avoid striking it. Damage was estimated between $1,000 and $2,500.
Hesiquio Mendosa Valdez, 27, was arrested Sunday around 2:41 a.m., following a traffic stop on E. Nat’l Hwy. by WPD Sgt. Derrick Devine. Valdez is charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated/.15 percent or more and OVWI/endangering a person. He was being held at the Daviess County Security Center on $5,000 bond.
Marcus R. Wagler, 20, Odon, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies Sunday for OVWI/.15 percent or more and minor consumption following a one-car accident on CR 300N. He was being held on $4,000 bond.
Francis Ray Mathis, 61, Washington, was arrested Sunday by sheriff’s deputies for OVWI. He was released on $2,000 bond.
Jail Population: 155
Police Report for Tuesday
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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.
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.
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