11:58 a.m. — Mark Brothers, 311 N.E. 19th St., reported his green, four-door 1999 Honda Accord was stolen. He told officers it was locked.
10:21 a.m. — An employee of Shell Mart, 201 N.E. Fifth St., reported the drive-off theft of $21.02 in gas by a male and female in a white Jeep Liberty that left through the alley.
1:50 a.m. — A male caller reported two male subjects looking in vehicles with flashlights on E. Walnut St. and descriptions were given. Officers spoke to two subjects in the area and advised them to move along. At 2 a.m. Dispatch received a similar call from a man on Maxwell Avenue who advised someone was looking in his truck with a flashlight.
4:07 p.m. — Regina Martin advised her son’s moped helmet was stolen while he was in school. She said the moped was parked at Seventh and VanTrees streets, and she saw the helmet on the ground by the moped at 2 p.m. When her son got out of school at 3:15 p.m., the helmet was gone. It’s green and black with a scorpion on it.
3:33 p.m. — A caller advised it appeared someone had tried to break into her house at 824 Third St. in Plainville, but it didn’t appear as if anything had been taken. An offense report was made.
6:55 a.m. — Nicholas W. Durnil reported hitting a deer at 1239E 400S. A field report was made.
Alan Marshall, 42, Washington, was arrested Tuesday by city police for being a habitual traffic offender. He was held at the Daviess County Security Center without bond.
Jail Population: 160
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10:59 p.m. — A complainant at Westwood Place Apartments reported finding a basket of clothing and other clothing articles scattered in front of some of the buildings.
Farmers feeling crunch of wet planting season
Area farmers are feeling the crunch to get crops into the ground as soon as possible. Wet conditions have halted many of the planting days in the last week. Just five days were suitable for planting as the soil remains too wet in much of the southern portion of the state.
DCH announces safety upgrade
For most students, improving a school grade from an F to a C is quite an improvement.
SAFS activities for next week
Monday — Closed for Memorial Day
Tuesday — Golden Living Center bingo, 10 a.m.
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.
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