12:48 p.m. — Molly Haag, 1205 Grand Ave., advised her social security check never arrived in the mail. She was concerned it was stolen.
11:59 a.m. — Sandra Garner, 20 Cherry Tree Plaza, advised her 2011 GMC Arcadia was struck while she was inside the Jay C store and the vehicle was parked on the north side of the building facing Arby’s. She advised no one was parked next to her when she parked. There was damage to the driver’s side door.
9:42 a.m. — Ricky Ahlert, 712 Lincoln St., advised the rear tires on a 2012 Ford Fiesta were slashed and the rear bumper and area under the bumper were keyed while it was parked in the front yard.
2:10 a.m. — Rodney Harner, 179 E. Briarwood Ct., requested to speak to an officer to report a subject had just walked into his residence and asked the location of Bedford Road, then left in a beat-up gray Cavalier.
11:50 p.m. — Knox County Dispatch requested assistance with a barn fire at 15695 S. Strawberry Hall Rd. Firefighters were back in the county at 1:14 a.m.
11:03 p.m. — Coy Bateman, 2836E 550S, reported a break-in. He advised when he got home his doors were unlocked and items were missing. There also was damage to a bed and wall.
4:57 p.m. — Marty Matteson, 659W 150S, reported his home was broken into and approximately $50 in change and two pistols were stolen.
8:14 a.m. — Rebecca M. Hays, 24, Loogootee, was northbound on CR 1200E in a 2010 Toyota Prius registered to Quentin and Barbara Hays. She failed to come to a complete stop at the “T” intersection at CR 800N and drove into the rear axles of a logging hauler pulled by a 2005 Peterbilt semi registered to Graber Transport LLC and driven by Anthony L. Graber, 30, Loogootee.
Hays was transported to Daviess Community Hospital for rib and elbow pain. Graber was not injured.
The Prius came sustained heavy damage to the front end, undercarriage and hood, and both air bags deployed. The semi sustained damage to the tires/wheels and axles. Damage was estimated between $10,000 and $25,000.
5:24 a.m. — Jeremy B. Roach, 37, 406 Dewey Ave., appeared to be westbound on CR 400S in his 2003 Ford Ranger and failed to slow when he attempted to turn left onto Horral Road. The vehicle ran off the west side of Horral Road, through a driveway and into a yard, overturning onto the drivers side and hitting a tree.
Roach was trapped in the vehicle and had to be extricated by Washington and Veale township volunteer firefighters. He was airlifted directly from the scene to Deaconess Hospital for injuries over his entire body.
There was damage to the yard and tree of Richard Killion, 4005 S. Horral Rd. Damage was estimated between $5,000 and $10,000.
5:09 p.m. — Mail carrier Alison L. Padgett, 25, 9440N 100E, was eastbound on CR 1550N, operating her 1996 GMC Jimmy from the passenger side as she approached a curve near CR 900E. The vehicle began bouncing on the washboard surface of the road and got into loose gravel. Inexperienced, she was unable to control the vehicle and it went off the roadway, struck an earth embankment and rolled over on its side. Padgett complained of back pain. Damage was estimated between $2,500 and $5,000.
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WHS wins SeaPerch title
Washington’s SeaPerch teams took home gold at last Saturday’s national competitions at the IUPUI Natatorium.
The WHS NJROTC STEM team won first overall out of 100 teams competing at the national finals. The NJROTC team took first in the obstacle course and the deep water transfer portions of the competition, and received special recognition in the technical innovation.
Washington man arrested on molestation charge
A Washington man was arrested Friday for one count of child molesting. Jacob Tyler Taylor, 19, 603 E. Main St., Apt. 3, was arrested by city police for a count of Class B felony child molesting.
Lyons gets 65 years
Dressed in a bright green jumpsuit and escorted by members of the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department, Corey Mitchell Lyons, 23, entered the court room, and sat hunched over a table with his family sitting behind. On the other side of the room sat family members of a baby who was life was taken to soon and the mother of Lyons’ child Savanna Johnson.
ND graduating Friday
North Daviess High School will hold its commencement exercises at 7 p.m. Friday in the high school gymnasium.
8:36 a.m. - An employee of Fast Max, 1200 E. Nat’l Hwy., reported a drive-off worth $16.09. The driver was identified via video and after contact, went back and paid for the gas. A debit card malfunction was blamed.
1968 WHS reunion planned
Washington High School Class of 1968 is planning a casual reunion to be held at 7 p.m. June 22 at Mulligan’s. Light refreshments and a cash bar will be provided.
Four arrested in meth bust
Four Washington residents were arrested Friday night following a meth lab bust.
At 1:40 a.m. Friday, city officers noticed a smell near 902 W. Walnut St.
Republicans to vote on new trustee
Republicans from Washington Township will meet today to vote on a new township trustee.
Fifteen committee chairmen from Washington Township will vote at 8:45 a.m. today to fill the position following the death of Albert “Pete” Showalter, who died on April 13.
North, Owens 'Play' hard
North Elementary School celebrated its field day Friday with games, ice cream, inflatable fun houses and Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders.
B-R to graduate 41
Barr-Reeve High School will hold its 48th commencement exercises on May 25, in the high school gymnasium at 2 p.m. Again this year, the graduation will be an afternoon affair.
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