LINTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Linton Police Department's activity log for Wednesday included one vehicle repossession, three follow-up investigations, two information only, one vandalism, one protective order violation, one utility repair, one accident with personal injury, one medical/illness, two animal complaints, two suspicious vehicles/persons, one assist to another agency, two harassment complaint, one possible intoxicated driver, one extra patrol, one community relations and eight traffic stops.
* Sep. 4 -- A backing-up crash was reported at 11:30 a.m. by a female driver of a 2003 Toyota Spyder who was parked in a parking area on NE I St. to pick up her child from daycare. A 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 City of Linton truck driven by Mary J. Fulford backed out of a parking lot on the other side of the road and struck the Toyota in the driver side door. The Ram truck then left the scene without exchanging information but the driver of the Toyota was able to describe the driver and get a plate number off the city-owned truck. Total damages estimated in the crash were $1001-2500. Police report the City has since provided the required contact and insurance information.
* Sep. 9 -- No injuries were reported after a car driving on the Landis Equipment Rental Center parking lot backed into a green pole while the driver was watching the flag pole.
* Sep. 10 -- A criminal mischief incident was reported after an individual from out of town visiting friends at a Linton residence came out to leave around 9 p.m. and found the rear tire on the passenger's side of their car had been cut. LPD K9 Officer Jayson Smith is the investigating officer.