11:25 a.m. — An employee of Sav-A-Lot 300 SE 21st St., reported an adult male shoplifter leaving the store with cheese and beef jerky. Officers later caught up with the male in Jefferson Square apartments where he admitted to the theft. Charges are being filed on the male.
9:15 a.m. — A male caller reported a leaking gas meter on 450E U.S. 50. Vectren was contacted.
8:26 a.m. — Sylvia Goldsmith, Alfordsville, reported possible vandalism. A suspect was identified.
6:40 a.m. — A female caller reported an accident with injuries near the SRs 57 and 358 intersection. One person was injured and an accident report was being completed.
9:27 p.m. — Jacob Taylor reported an older white car had struck a sign and a few headstones near St. Peter Cemetery. Photos were taken at the scene.
3:04 p.m. — A male caller reported a brush fire near CR 740W. Veale Township Volunteer Firefighters were at the scene for eight minutes.
Brian J. Henson, 41, Washington, was arrested by Daviess County Sheriff’s deputies Friday on two petitions to revoke a suspended sentence. He was being held on $100,000 bond at the Daviess County Security Center.
Bryan L. Burris, 34, Loogootee, was arrested by state police Friday on a petition to revoke home detention. He was being held on $500,000 bond at the security center.
Justin Paul King, 23, Washington, was arrested by city police Saturday for burglary, 12 counts of theft or possession of stolen property, and possession of marijuana, hash oil or hashish. He was being held without bond.
Thomas Emory Garten, 41, Evansville, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies Saturday for battery. He was being held on $2,000 bond.
Ericha Michell McGiffen, 35, Bicknell, was arrested by sheriff’s deputes Sunday on a failure to appear warrant. She was released on $2,000 bond.
Robert Allen Eakins, 47, Vincennes, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies Sunday for public intoxication. He was being held on $2,000 bond.
Matthew Wade Hess, 25, Washington, was arrested by city police Sunday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. He was released on $2,000 bond.
Whitney Rochelle Abbott, 24, Odon, was arrested by Odon police Sunday on a failure to appear warrant. She was released on $2,500 bond.
Total Jail Population: 158
Police Report for Tuesday
- Local News
Republicans to vote on new trustee
Republicans from Washington Township will meet today to vote on a new township trustee.
Fifteen committee chairmen from Washington Township will vote at 8:45 a.m. today to fill the position following the death of Albert “Pete” Showalter, who died on April 13.
- North, Owens 'Play' hard
- B-R to graduate 41
- Police Report
- School board approves new handbooks
- Republicans to vote on new trustee
- Local Sports
Obaseki moving up the ladder
Ben Obaseki was happy with his performance at the three-day rookie mini-camp of the Green Bay Packers. Now it is up to the Packers, or another team, to make a call.
- Dubois wins Loogootee Sectional
- WHS girls soccer call-out meeting
- Cougars win one for Samantha
- Wagler places 2nd in 1600 meters
- Obaseki moving up the ladder
- The "Z" Watch
IU still working towards sixth banner
Monday night in Atlanta, Louisville won the school’s first National Championship since the year I was born - 1986. This accomplishment is significant to Indiana basketball fans, because the last two times the Cardinals cut down the nets (1980, 1986), the Hoosiers did it the following year. The stat, of course means nothing, other than both schools had strong programs in the 1980s.
- Zeller declares for NBA
- Washington shows support for Zeller
- Zeller scores 18, but Pacers beat Cavs 99-94
- Oladipo, Zeller named All-Americans
- IU still working towards sixth banner
Movie preview: “Star Trek Into Darkness”
Plot: When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within that has left Starfleet in ruins, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction.
- Movie preview: “The Great Gatsby”
- Movie preview: “Peeples”
- Movie preview: “Star Trek Into Darkness”
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Indiana’s high school grad rate continues upward
Indiana’s reported high school graduation rate continues to improve, moving from 77 percent to more than 88 percent in less than a decade, but there are still significant achievement gaps marked by race and income.
- Schools chief Ritz on fast learning curve
- SLIDESHOW: Governor Otis R. Bowen
- Indiana’s high school grad rate continues upward