1:21 p.m. — Odessa Gregory, 406 W. Flora St., reported someone cut her trampoline and screen. She advised someone had cut her pool and pulled up plants in the past, and suspects names were given. An officer spoke to those subjects and advised them to stay off Gregory’s property.
8:56 a.m. — Paul Ervin, 617 W. Walnut St., reported the theft of a black Honda motorcycle frame and requested an officer.
10:18 p.m. — Ptl. Brandon Humphries made a traffic stop at W. Main and S. Meridian streets. A K-9 was requested and indicated the presence of drugs. Andrea Jeanette Baker was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine, and Kelly Jo Purcell was arrested and charged with possession of a syringe and possession of paraphernalia. They were transported to the Daviess County Security Center.
7:38 p.m. — Madonna Carrico, 1313 E. VanTrees St., reported the theft of a propane from their grill, which was in the backyard behind a privacy fence.
6:23 p.m. — Walmart Security reported an adult male, an adult female and a juvenile female were caught shoplifting and requested pickup. The juvenile, who was charged with theft, was released to parents. James Ryan Huber, 22, and Lisa M. Tennant-Hoover, 31, were arrested and charged with theft and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. They were transported to the security center.
10:29 p.m. — A power outage was reported on Grove Street, Virginia Avenue, Cottonwood Court and Mason’s Drive-In.
7:39 p.m. — Tammy Calderon, 900 Jefferson St., reported a large snapping turtle at her property. She was worried a child could be hurt. An officer picked up the turtle and released it in the Maysville Road area.
7:18 a.m. — Terry D. Steiner, 46, Montgomery, stated he was driving west on Maysville Road, approaching the intersection with Oak Street, when a 2003 Toyota Tundra registered to Elizabeth M. Williams, 704 SE Second St. and driven by Raymond P. Golden, 68, 701 SE Second St., pulled into his path.
The 2005 Advance concrete mixer, registered to IMI Southwest Inc., that Steiner was driving struck the Toyota’s passenger side. Golden said he looked both ways before proceeding into the intersection and didn’t see the concrete mixer, but a witness stated Golden didn’t stop at the stop at the stop sign and entered Steiner’s path.
Golden complained of pain to his entire body. Damage was estimated between $10,000 and $25,000.
2:52 p.m. — Dean Wagler reported a skid loader was on fire at SR 257 and CR 300S. Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department responded and was on the scene until 3:29 p.m.
12:35 p.m. — Jerry Betz, Odon, reported the theft of a bicycle tire.
11:23 a.m. — Sarah Knepp, Montgomery, reported she ran over a can of something on US 50 near the I-69 construction project and it got all over her car and didn’t come off in the carwash. A deputy found it was a green fluorescent marking paint and tracked down a person for Knepp to talk to about the damage.
9:56 p.m. — Tom Tippery Jr. of Odon requested to speak with an officer about his checkbook being stolen. An officer got copies of the checks and statement forms and is making a case report.
1:58 p.m. — Jenafer M. Curry, 18, Bicknell, was trapped inside a 2009 Chevrolet Impala registered to Matthew R. Hoffman of Bicknell after the vehicle went off the north side of SR 358 west of CR 100W.
When the car started to go off the road, Curry over corrected and lost control, causing it to go back off the north side of the road and into a ditch. The vehicle rolled at least three times and came to rest on a security fence around a gas valve owned by Marathon Pipe Line Inc. There also was damage to the soybean field of Alan Dyer.
Damage was estimated between $5,000 and $10,000. No injuries were reported.
9:22 a.m. — Alice R. Mattingly, 66, Loogootee, was westbound on US 50 in a 2002 Dodge Ram Wagon and, as she approached the stoplight at SR 257, it turned red and she kept going. Kathy J. McCracken, 59, 2193E 300S, was stopped in her 2006 Pontiac Montana at the light on SR 257, and when it turned green, she proceeded north through the intersection.
McCracken’s vehicle struck Mattingly’s driver’s side rear wheel, causing the van to spin sideways and come to rest on US 50 west of SR 257. Mattingly turned around and returned to the scene, where McCracken’s Montana was stopped on SR 257 just north of US 50.
McCracken had minor bleeding to her elbow/lower arm. Damage was estimated between $25,000 and $50,000.
11:02 p.m. — Tyler M. Jones, 20, 510 NW First St., was northbound on SR 57 near Todd Road when a deer ran into the path of the 2006 Chevrolet Malibu, registered to Betty Doyle, he was driving. He was unable to avoid striking the deer. Damage was estimated between $1,000 and $2,500.
Jail Population: 158
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Prejudging for Fair contest
Prejudging for Fair contest
Prejudging for the Daviess County Fair’s Little Miss and Mister contest will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Elnora Fire Station.
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.
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