GREENE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Jan. 16 -- Minor personal injuries were reported after an accident at the intersection of State Roads 45 and 445 at 9:25 a.m. Nicole Kippenbrock, 24, Jasper, was stopped for a red light in the westbound lane of the intersection, driving a blue 2000 Dodge Neon. Levi Brown, 22, Spencer, driving a white 1991 Dodge flat bed truck, was westbound on S.R. 45 approaching the intersection. Brown indicated he was looking at the road signs to determine direction of travel and failed to see Kippenbrock stopped in traffic. The truck struck the car in the rear. GCSD Sheriff Terry Pierce was the investigating officer. Others who assisted on the scene included GCSD Lt. Bryan Woodall and the Center Township Fire Department.
Jan. 17 -- No injuries were reported after an accident involving one vehicle at 4:10 a.m. near the intersection of County Road 450 North and C.R. 1190 East. Jerrell Metzger was driving a 2006 Toyota eastbound on C.R. 450 N. when he lost control on a snow-covered roadway. The truck went over an embankment and struck several trees before coming to a rest. GCSD Deputy Jeremy Inman was the investigating officer. Others who assisted on the scene included the Eastern Fire Department and Ray's Towing Service.
Jan. 17 -- The identity of the driver was not reported in a one vehicle accident on County Road 1290 East, west of State Road 43. A silver 2002 Oldsmobile Bravada registered to Glen and Beth Whitenberger of Solsberry was found over an embankment with severe front end damage caused by the vehicle striking several trees before coming to a rest. When personnel from the Greene County Sheriff's Department arrived on the scene at 4:41 a.m., there was no one in or around the car. GCSD Deputy Jeremy Inman was the investigating officer. While Inman was on the scene of this accident, another one occurred at this same location.
Jan. 17 - Another accident occurred at 5:04 a.m. on County Road 1290 East, west of State Road 43, involving one vehicle. Danny Edwards, 63, Solsberry, was westbound on C.R. 1290 E. in a 1989 Ford F-150 truck when he lost control and went down over an embankment, striking several trees before the truck came to a rest. No injuries were reported at the time of the accident. GCSD Deputy Jeremy Inman was the investigating officer. This accident occurred while Inman was on the scene investigating another accident that had occurred earlier at this same location.
Jan. 17 -- No injuries were reported after an accident involving one vehicle on County Road 450 North, east of State Road 43. Channon Utt, 34, Solsberry, was eastbound on C.R. 450 N. in a 2003 Chevy van when she lost control of the van and slid into a ditch. GCSD Deputy Jeremy Inman was the investigating officer. The Eastern Fire Department and Ray's Towing Service assisted on the scene.
Jan. 17 - At 7:05 a.m., another accident was reported to the Greene County Sheriff's Department. Rachel Fletcher, 25, Bloomfield, was traveling east on County Road 50 North, also known as Sylvania Road, west of State Road 54. She was driving a 2003 Chevy Malibu, slid off the south side of the roadway due to the snow and struck a guardrail. No injuries were reported. GCSD Terry L. Wade was the investigating officer. Owensburg Auto assisted at the scene.
Jan. 16 -- Jimmy W. Reeves, 35, Spencer, was arrested on a petition to revoke and was being held without bond. Greene County Sheriff's Department Deputy John Fowler was the arresting officer.
Jan. 16 -- Anthony W. Sowders, 36, Worthington, was arrested on preliminary charges of public intoxication and theft. Bond is set at $4,500. Bloomfield Police Department Town Marshal Ken Tharp was the arresting officer.
LINTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Linton Police Department's activity log for Wednesday included two medical/extractions, one follow-up investigation, four information only requests, one stolen property, one assist to the utility department after hours, one custody dispute/exchange, one school/foot patrol, one missing/runaway juvenile, one accident with property damage, one alarm, three animal complaints, one reckless driver, two extra patrols, one animal/canine removed.
* Jan. 16 -- A church organization reported the theft of two Dell computers, one a laptop with a 17" screen and the other a standard desktop. There were no signs of forced entry. The computers were taken sometime after 9 p.m. on Jan. 13. LPD Patrolman Karl Jacobshagen was the investigating officer.