12:57 p.m. — Kim Murray reported someone took the horse from in front of the former Black Buggy building at Highland Avenue and SR 57S and also vandalized the buggy.
8:13 a.m. — An employee of Miller Pipeline advised some vehicles and a building were broken into and ransacked at 600 W. Oak St. The responding officer advised a large hole had been cut in the fence to gain entry.
1:39 a.m. — A male subject at 1026 E. Nat’l Hwy. reported someone was looking in his bedroom window from the front porch. A description was given.
7:56 p.m. — Sgt. Derrick Devine and K-9 Diesel assisted officers in Pike County with warrant service at a house in Petersburg. Diesel located several drugs and related items.
7:38 p.m. — Rhonda Brown, 1300 W. VanTrees St., advised her children were playing in a field and brought what might be a meth lab onto her porch. Officers collected the items for disposal.
7:35 p.m. — Amy Williams, 1406 McCormick Ave., reported her black wallet with sparkles had been taken from her car during the weekend. It contained cash and various cards.
6:36 p.m. — Brandi Cook, Cherry Tree Apartments # 68, reported she had medication taken from her bathroom.
3:43 p.m. — Blaine Miller, 1703 Vincennes Ave., reported his car was broken into through a back window overnight and a $300-Jensen radio was taken.
5:43 p.m. — A caller reported a possible meth lab at Highland Avenue and S.E. 11th Street. Responding officers advised it had been mowed over, so it was hard to tell what it was, but they picked it up for disposal.
2:56 p.m. — A caller reported vandalism to equipment at the I-69 construction site at CR 550N.
1:50 p.m. — A female subject in Plainville reported WIC vouchers missing. She was advised to make a report at the security center.
11:31 a.m. — A complainant reported plates missing off his camper and boat trailer that were parked at Glendale. A report was made and the plates were entered into the system as stolen.
3:17 p.m. — Steve R. Evans, 55, Bedford, was driving a 2007 Peterbilt dump truck registered to Young Trucking, Unionville, and Kyle J. Ray, 25, Heltonville, was driving a 1999 Chevrolet dump truck registered to Arthur Management LLC, Bedford; both were hauling material on I-69 for the construction project. They were both headed in the same direction on the northbound lanes, in the lane closest to the median.
Evans swung left to make a wide right turn across the median at a temporary crossover, thinking Ray was farther behind him. Ray continued straight in the original lane thinking Evans was turning left. Evans started to turn and his vehicle was struck in the side by Ray’s vehicle. Damage was estimated between $5,000 and $10,000.
3:08 p.m. — Sheila Miller, 29, Montgomery, was making a right turn from a private drive at 1101S 550E, south onto CR 550E in a 2000 Chevrolet Express extended van registered to Freddie J. Stoll. At the same time, Gary L. Rasico, 54, Loogootee, was northbound on CR 550E in a 2002 International semi with hopper-type trailer registered to Traylor Trucking Service Inc., Montgomery, and had just topped a hill.
Miller stated she stopped and looked both ways before pulling out but didn’t see the approaching vehicle because of the hill. She stated she pulled too far into the northbound lane and was struck by the semi. Rasico said he attempted to pull as far to the right as he could, but he couldn’t avoid striking the van when it pulled into his lane.
Damage was estimated between $1,000 and $2,500.
Derek K. Hollis, 38, Elnora, was arrested Tuesday by Elnora police for domestic battery and criminal mischief. He was held at the Daviess County Security Center on $4,000 bond.
Kelvis Deion Edmond, 34, Washington, was arrested Monday by sheriff’s deputies on a warrant for petition to revoke a suspended sentence. He was held without bond.
Kenneth Ewing Martin Jr., 30, Henderson, Ky., was arrested by Odon police Monday on a warrant for parole revocation. He was held without bond.
Jail Population: 156
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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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