7:34 a.m. – Steve Romein, 512 N.E. Third St., advised someone was trespassing on his property, and when he yelled at the subject, he took off running. Dispatch offered extra patrol.
7:00 a.m. – Judy Robinson, 14 Dewey Ave., advised a Harner turkey truck had damaged her yard and it wasn’t the first time it had happened.
1:24 p.m. – Heaven Berry reported her vehicle was struck near 209 E. Oak St. by a green Ford Explorer driven by a Hispanic male who left the scene. A field report was made.
1:13 p.m. Melanie Wayman, 1215 W. Walnut St., advised her husband’s 1984 Ford F150 was struck while parked in the yard by the street and the other driver had left the scene. There was black paint transfer on the truck, and a possible suspect was named.
11:15 a.m. – An employee of Speed Lube, 416 S.E. Fourth St., reported someone tried to pry open the door of the Coke machine at the business. Access was not gained.
9:15 a.m. – A male and female in a dark-colored Ford Escape broke into the pop machine at Highway 57 Liquors, 409 S. SR 57, and took $10. An employee advised the incident was recorded.
7:37 p.m. – A caller reported a fight in progress at Maysville Trailer Court. At least one subject was reported to be possibly intoxicated. Both parties were advised to stay away from each other.
4:36 p.m. – A caller from Cannelburg advised he found drug-related items in his garage. The items were collected and a report was being written.
8:10 a.m. – A driver went off the road in Cannelburg and struck two mailboxes: 10608 and 10614 U.S. 50E. A field report was made.
Marlin Jeffrey Lewis, 43, Vincennes, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies Saturday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated/refusal and OVWI/endangering a person. He was released on $4,000 bond.
Mercedes Christine Smith, 22, Odon, was arrested Saturday by state police for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. She was released on $2,000 bond.
Laura Dawn Fleenor, 36, Vincennes, was arrested Saturday by sheriff’s deputies for possession of marijuana, possession of a Schedule II controlled substance and possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance. She was released on $7,000 bond.
Amie Lynn Soltermann, 40, Washington, was arrested by city police Friday on a Knox County warrant for failure to appear on criminal conversion charges. She was held at Daviess County Security Center without bond for Knox County authorities.
Jail Population: 137
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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.
11:08 p.m. - A female caller reported a power outage on Old U.S. 50 W. Line crews responded, but were not able to restore electricity due to a faulty underground line. The line was fixed Wednesday.
Shoals graduation set
Commencement exercises will be held in the gymnasium of the Shoals Junior-Senior High School at 2 p.m. Saturday for 36 candidates for graduation. The Junior-Senior High School Band, under the direction of Joel Weitkamp, will open the commencement program with the processional, followed by the national anthem.
Williams reunion on Sunday
The Nora and Beve Williams family reunion will be held at noon Sunday at Washington Eastside Park Pavilion. Bring a picnic lunch and any mementoes.
8:49 p.m. - A complainant on station turned in a pouch that contained an electronic tablet. The pouch was found at Eastside Park.
WC to graduate on Friday
Washington Catholic High School will hold its commencement exercises at 8 p.m. Friday in the gymnasium. Following the procession and invocation, Karie Craney, principal, will make introductory remarks. The salutatory addresses by Hannah Emmons and Steven Holland will follow a musical selection by the WC Ensemble. The valedictory address will then be given by Andrea Onyett. Daryl Hagan, superintendent of Catholic Schools Diocese of Evansville, and Andrew Wibbeler, dean of students, will present graduate scholarships. Bishop Charles C. Thompson, Diocese of Evansville, Daryl Hagan and Karie Craney will then present the diplomas.
D2DInc moves to WestGate @ Crane
Design To Delivery, Inc., a consulting firm supporting private companies and government agencies engaged in federal procurement and government contracting, officially opened its first office outside of its Washington, D.C. region in the WestGate @ Crane Technology Park on Tuesday.
High winds hit area; cause damage
Daviess County and the city of Washington were hit hard by storms that passed through the area Tuesday morning.
High winds accompanying the storms ripped through the area damaging buildings, uprooting trees and sending a 20-foot piece of wood through a car parked on the lot of Washington Chrysler Center.
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