The Linton Police Department responded over the weekend to one fraud, one title check, one follow-up investigation, six information-only requests, two bar/fights, one vandalism, one drug investigation, one brush/fire, one transport/documentation, three missing/runaway juveniles, two property damage accidents, six medical/illnesses, one alarm, five animal complaints, one prowler, five suspicious vehicles/persons, two harassment complaints, one battery domestic, three reckless drivers, two theft-other, one 9-1-1 false/prank call, one fingerprint misc., three domestic disputes, one recovered vehicle/property and one battery report. The department also had one cleaning person on station, one school/foot patrol, three assists to other agencies and six traffic stops.
* April 13 -- An employee of the Country Porch, State Road 59 Linton, reported the drive-off theft of $22 in gasoline. The suspect was an unknown female driver of a gray Saturn SUV. Reserve Officer Randy Raney was the investigating officer.
* April 13 -- An employee of Shae Lynn, 69 N. Main St. Linton, reported the theft of a willow tree angel. The item was confirmed as stolen by a Murphy's Place employee who received it as a gift. The item has since been returned. Patrol Officer Karl Jacobshagen is the investigating officer.
* April 13 -- A one-car accident occurring at 3:15 p.m. resulted after Helen L. Hummer, 68, Clay City, the driver of a 1995 Chevrolet Caprice ran off the shoulder of County Road 1000 West and into the ditch. No injuries were reported. Patrol Officer Debbie McDonald was the investigating officer.
* April 14 -- Daniel Rodriguez was arrested by Reserve Officer Tim Riggleman on preliminary charges of driving while suspended. Rodriguez -- who was pulled over for not wearing a seat belt-- was found to have a suspended driver's license with a previous conviction. He was then released upon a signed promise to appear in court.