5:27 p.m. — Sheila Burris, 1812 Vincennes Ave., reported someone vandalized her car overnight.
4:59 p.m. — A Walmart security employee advised there was an adult male shoplifter detained in their office. Monty G. Murphy Jr., 33, will be long-formed for conversion.
2:45 p.m. — A hit-an-run accident was reported at N.E. Third and E. Main streets, where a white Ford Expedition struck a black Pontiac Grand Prix and left the scene.
12:18 a.m. — A fight was reported in the Pines Apartments parking lot. The responding officer advised it was a verbal confrontation between two subjects.
6:40 p.m. — A Griffin Industries truck lost its load at CR 200W and W. Nat’l Hwy. A crew from Griffin Industries was called to clean it up. In the meantime, Perdue employees cleaned up most of it while waiting on the Griffin crew to arrive and hose off the road.
6:28 p.m. — A car/deer accident was reported at 5068 E. U.S. 50.
10:43 a.m. — A caller from Elnora reported finding a tree stand on her property and she hadn’t given anyone permission to hunt on her property. DNR was contacted to send a conservation officer.
7:07 a.m. — Jason M. Trissler, 1026 N. St. John’s Rd., advised he struck a deer on SR 257 with his Ford F150. A field report was made.
Martinez Perez Arnuflo, 20, Washington, was arrested Thursday by sheriff’s deputies for driving when never receiving a license and minor consumption. He was held at Daviess County Security Center on $4,000 bond.
Lowell Gilbert Gray, 44, Washington, was arrested by state police Wednesday for theft and criminal trespass. He was released on $4,500 bond.
Travis Shaine Dunn, 19, Washington, was arrested Tuesday by city police for disorderly conduct. He was held on $2,000 bond.
Robert Todd Huffmon, 30, Washington, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies Tuesday on a warrant for petition to revoke a suspended sentence. He was released on $2,000 bond.
Jail Population: 149
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SAFS activities for next week
Monday — Closed for Memorial Day
Tuesday — Golden Living Center bingo, 10 a.m.
Loogootee graduation scheduled for Friday
Loogootee Junior/Senior High School will hold its 2013 graduation exercises at 7 p.m. today.
2:19 p.m. - Debbie Fields, 520 S.E. Second St., reported that her black moped was taken from her residence. The moped had been padlocked.
Refugee overcomes barriers to graduate WHS
Seh Reh, like many who has come to Washington as a Burmese refugee, found life in his new home daunting. The language was so intimidating that he dropped out of high school in 2010.
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.
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