2:08 p.m. — Randal Chestnut, 208 S.E. Fourth St., advised the back glass on his vehicle had been busted out. He requested an officer, and a report was made.
12:37 p.m. — Michael Allen, 1409 Vincennes Ave., reported the theft of a laptop computer rented from American Rentals.
11:00 a.m. — Bill McCain, 906 Biddinger Ln., was at the police station with a strand of Christmas lights that had been cut. He advised it was the fifth time they had been cut since Nov. 22.
8:24 a.m. — Angela Doyle reported her vehicle was struck while parked at 714 W. Walnut St.
5:14 a.m. — David Alford reported his 2000 Ford work truck was stolen overnight, and he located it at the top of Campbell Hill. An officer advised someone set off a fire extinguisher inside and some items had been taken. It also had been driven 50 miles.
10:03 p.m. — Someone calling from Budget Inn, 412 E. South St., reported subjects fighting in one of the rooms and requested their removal.
8:38 p.m. — A male caller translating for Carlos Guezara, 718 St. George Dr., advised Guezara had been robbed of his wallet containing $1,500. The incident took place in front of the Mexican restaurant on N.W. Fifth St. A description of the suspect was given and video was checked.
4:25 p.m. — Cathy Patton, 110 W. Oak St., reported a break-in and the theft of her mother’s china.
9:30 a.m. — John Ruppel, 308 Dewey Ave., reported his truck was broken into and a TomTom was taken.
8:57 a.m. — Ashley Sams, 2 Indiana Ave., advised her purse was taken from her vehicle overnight.
12:40 p.m. — A Walmart employee advised they had a shoplifter in the office. Kathryn Hedderich was escorted off the property and will be long formed for conversion.
12:52 p.m. — Christina Bodkin, 718 S.W. First St., reported someone got into her car the night before and took her cell phone, a money order, a pack of cigarettes and a pair of sunglasses.
Howard Graber, 27, Montgomery, was arrested Friday by state police for contributing to the delinquency of a minor. He was released on $7,500 bond.
Jordan Amos Lengacher, 18, Odon, was arrested by state police Friday for minor consumption. He was released on $2,000 bond.
Jail Population: 147
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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.
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.
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