1:50 p.m. — A Community Corrections officer requested a WPD officer at 405 N.E. Third St. to assist in locating Richard Tracey Jr., a home detention subject who had cutoff his ankle bracelet and left on foot.
7:38 a.m. — Sam Knepp, 1510 E. VanTrees St., asked to speak to an officer about filing battery charges against a female who struck him. An officer advised him of his options.
9:40 p.m. — Freida Hatfield reported seeing her vehicle being keyed when she stepped out of Angle Inn.
She advised she knows the person who did it and gave police the subject’s name.
8:16 p.m. — Sonia Watkins advised she was out walking and at the intersection of Ogdon and Morton streets a tree limb fell and hit her in the back.
7:18 p.m. — An employee of Walmart reported a shoplifter had been detained in the office and requested an officer. The subject will be long-formed.
6:41 a.m. — Miguel A. Morales Ayala, 29, 1201 Downey Ave., was northbound on SR 57 just north of SR 358 in a 2002 Toyota Camry registered to Carlos M. Diaz Reyes, and Jonathan C. Fulk, 33, Lewis, was southbound in his 1997 Saturn when the two vehicles collided.
Ayala stated it happened so fast he wasn’t sure what occurred. Fulk told officers the Camry crossed the center line and impacted his Saturn near the drivers door causing him to strike the guard rail and spin out of control across the highway.
His vehicle came to rest in a ditch on the east side of the road. Ayala also struck the guard rail on the west side of the road and continued north before finally coming to rest on the east side of the road.
Fulk complained of face pain, and his passenger, Ruie P. Coleman, 36, Worthington, complained of eye pain. Both were treated at the scene by Southwest Medical personnel.
Damage was estimated between $5,000 and $10,000.
Michael Todd Morgan, 45, Washington, was arrested by city police Tuesday for possession of a syringe. He was held at Daviess County Security Center on $2,500 bond.
Toni June Parsons, 34, Washington, was arrested Monday by city police for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and reckless driving. She was held on $4,000 bond.
Lindsay Renee Smith, 26, Washington, was arrested by city police Monday for possession of paraphernalia, possession of a syringe and identity deception. She was held on $7,000 bond.
Jail Population: 160
Police Report for Wednesday
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Widner honored by Relay teams
The Toy Soldiers, a group of participants in the Daviess County Relay for Life, awarded Danyelle Widner with the first “Heart of Relay” award during the Relay events held over the weekend at Lena Dunn Elementary.
New faces introduced at board meeting
The Loogootee School Board hired five new teachers Tuesday night for the upcoming school year.
High school principal John Mullen introduced the three teachers who will work in his building, which houses the high school and the middle school. Jeff Richardson and Bo Gibson will teach upper level mathematics, while Annie Miller will teach junior high math.
Getting easier to be green
When most people think of recycling, they automatically think of aluminum cans or paper products. While the Washington Recycling Center accepts both of these items, the center also takes some items many people may not realize can be recycled. A traditional recycling program has been in place in the city since the 1990s but what is considered “traditional recyling” is always changing.
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.
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