12:20 p.m. – Rachel Curry advised she lost her wallet Wednesday and on Thursday an employee of Family Dollar called to report finding it in the store. Curry stated that $100 was missing when the wallet was returned, and she wanted to press charges against the employee who found the wallet. An officer explained charges can’t be filed because there’s no proof the employee took any money from the wallet. Curry stated she would take the matter into her own hands.
11:33 a.m. – Florencio Becerra advised that a white male, 24-25 years old, about 160 lbs., with brown hair came into his restaurant requesting money for gas. The same male gave Beccerra’s brother the same story. He said the male was driving a gray, 1980’s passenger car.
11:21 a.m. – A caller reported an RV had been parked on NE First Street near the intersection with E. Maple Street for a year, making it difficult to see oncoming traffic on NE First Street from E. Maple Street
9:03 a.m. – Ricky Ahlert, 712 Lincoln St., reported a blue boys bicycle was taken from her yard, and her neighbor witnessed it. She gave a description of the suspect.
8:07 p.m. — A caller reported a bucket was on fire on Troy Road. The caller said it could be a meth lab because the bucket started foaming when knocked over. The fire was out when deputies arrived. It was not known if it was a meth lab.
5:55 p.m. — A male requested to speak with a deputy after an altercation at the Odon Dollar Store. A statement was taken.
8:58 a.m. — A caller at 1211W 300S reported the theft of four batteries. A report was made.
Ayron Miller, 36, Vincennes, was arrested by Daviess County Sheriff’s deputies Wednesday on a warrant for theft and petitions to revoke suspended sentences for strangulation and attempted battery by means of a deadly weapon. He was being held at the Daviess County Security Center on $102,500 bond.
Charles Buescher, 52, Edwardsport, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies Wednesday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. He was being held on $2,000 bond.
Kevin Jones, 33, Washington, was arrested by city police Wednesday for disorderly conduct and criminal trespassing. He was released on $4,000 bond.
Total Jail Population: 134
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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.
UPDATED! Trooper shot near U.S. 50; suspect dead
An Indiana State Trooper was injured following a shooting on U.S. 50 Monday.
4-year-old dies after incident at Eastside Park
A 4-year-old who was found in the water of the overflow of Baumert Lake, near the Pavilion at Eastside Park, was pronounced dead at Daviess Community Hospital.
Navy friends are reunited after 42 years
It had been 42 years since Jim Dant, Washington, had been in contact with his Navy buddy Glen Bernard.
8:44 p.m. - Several complaints were received around town from residents who were without water. It was determined that there was a major water leak on SR57.
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