GREENE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
* Jan. 19 -- No injuries were reported after a one vehicle accident at 7:53 a.m. on State Road 54, east of Charlotte Ave. in Switz City. David L. Griffith, 32, Linton, was westbound on S.R. 54 in a 1991 Ford Explorer when he fell asleep, left the north side of the roadway and hit a railroad crossing arm. The crossing arm fell across the tracks. The vehicle sustained severe front-end damage. GCSD Deputy J. Aaron Smith was the investigating officer. Bay's Wrecker Service assisted on the scene.
* Jan. 19 -- Two passengers, one adult and one juvenile, were transported to Greene County General Hospital by personal vehicle for minor injuries after an accident involving one vehicle occurred at 1:17 p.m. at the intersection of County Road 1175 West and C.R. 400 North. The driver, Brittney L. Davis, 16, Jasonville, was northbound on C.R. 1175 W. in a 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse, approaching the intersection when the brakes failed to work properly causing the car to slide through the intersection. The car then hit and knocked over the guardrail on the north side of C.R. 400 N., traveled off the bridge and hit an embankment before coming to rest on its top in a creek. GCSD Deputy Terry L. Wade was the investigating officer. Others assisting on the scene included Wright Township Fire Department, Greene County Highway Department and Baker's Wrecker Service.
* Jan. 21 -- No injuries were reported after truck hit a deer at 6:14 a.m. on State Road 54 East at County Road 150 South. Jeffery D. Prince, 46, Springville, was southbound on S.R. 54 in a 2004 Ford F-250 truck when he saw three deer in the roadway. Prince said the deer scattered when he applied his brakes but he was unable to avoid hitting one of them. The collision caused minor damage to the front end of the truck. GCSD Lt. Bryan Woodall was the investigating officer. In his report, Woodall noted Prince's use of a seat belt was effective in preventing injury in this accident.
* Jan. 18 -- Jeff S. Stone, 21, Jasonville, was arrested on a body attachment, released and scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 28. Greene County Sheriff's Department Reserve Deputy Mark Richardson was the arresting officer.
* Jan. 18 -- William T. Snively, 50, Linton, was arrested on a preliminary charge of battery and was being held without bond. Linton Police Department Cpl. Chad Crynes was the arresting officer.
* Jan. 18 -- Shawn P. Wall, 31, Terre Haute, was arrested on a warrant and was being held without bond. Greene County Sheriff's Department Deputy John Fowler was the arresting officer.
* Jan. 18 -- Allen E. Dixon, 51, Solsberry, was arrested on a preliminary charge of public intoxication, released on Jan. 19 and scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 28. Greene County Sheriff's Department Deputy Chris McDonald was the arresting officer.
* Jan. 19 -- Jeremiah E. Damron, 23, Linton, was arrested on a preliminary charge of public intoxication, released on $500 bond on Jan. 20 and scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 25. Linton Police Department Cpl. Paul Clark was the arresting officer.
* Jan. 19 -- Wesley D. Frink, 33, Clayton, Ind., was arrested for failure to appear, released on $5,000 bond on Jan. 20 and scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 25. Greene County Sheriff's Department Reserve Deputy Jeffery Payton was the arresting officer.
* Jan. 20 -- Joshua R. Gilbert, 22, Sullivan, was arrested on preliminary charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior and released on Jan. 20. Jasonville Police Department Officer Danny Keller was the arresting officer.
* Jan. 21 -- Edward B. Hays, 45, Newberry, was arrested on preliminary charges of three counts of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and was being held on $4,000 bond. Bloomfield Police Department Deputy Marshal Chad Green was the arresting officer.
LINTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Linton Police Department's activity log for Friday through Sunday included one breaking and entering, four follow-up investigations, seven information only requests, one fight, three school/foot patrols, one death investigation, one public intoxication, two accidents with personal injury, one funeral escort, four medical/illness, one alarm, five animal complaints, two assists to other agencies, three harassment complaints, one child abuse/neglect, one theft-other, two disabled/stranded vehicles, three welfare checks/concerns, one motor vehicle theft, four assists to the utility department, two fingerprints for gun permits, three domestic disputes, one open door on a garage, one ordinance violation, one battery and eight traffic stops.
* Jan. 18 -- A resident reported the theft of a black Motorola V3 Razor cell phone sometime after 4 p.m. on Jan. 14. The owner had loaned it to another person who had the phone laying on their kitchen table. After a visitor left, the phone was gone. LPD Patrolman Debbie McDonald is the investigating officer.
* Jan. 18 -- No injuries were reported after an accident involving two vehicles at 11:05 p.m. on State Road 54 East at 8th St. N.E. Christopher J. Flynn, 21, Linton was eastbound on S.R. 54 in a 1994 Ford F-150 truck directly behind Jonathan D. Kelm, 25, Linton, in a 2002 Chevrolet S-10 truck. When Kelm slowed to make a turn into a gas station, Flynn was following closely and could not stop, striking Kelm's truck and pushing it past the intersection. Prior to the collision, an LPD officer clocked Flynn going 39 m.p.h. in a 35 m.p.h. zone near the intersection of S.R. 54 E. and 7th St. N.E. Estimated damage was $2,500-5,000. LPD Cpl. Paul F. Clark II was the investigating officer.
* Jan. 18 -- William T. Snively, 50, Linton, was arrested on a preliminary charge of battery resulting in bodily injury, a class A misdemeanor, after police were called to domestic disturbance at a residence on West End Ave. at approximately 6:32 p.m. Officers spoke with a woman who said Snively had grabbed her causing pain and red marks and had also slammed her on a bed. When police spoke with him, he appeared to be intoxicated, became loud and started yelling profanities. He was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Greene County Jail. Bond was set at $1,000 bond.
* Jan. 19 -- Jeremiah E. Damron, 23, Linton, was arrested on a preliminary charge of public intoxication after police were called to an area of E. Vincennes St. near 8th St. S.E. about a man trying to get into a trailer. When an officer arrived at approximately 1:57 a.m. and exited his patrol car, Damron approached him and exhibited numerous signs of intoxication. Damron was taken into custody and transported to the Greene County Jail.
He was released on $500 bond on Jan. 20 and will appear in court on Jan. 25. LPD Cpl. Paul F. Clark II was the arresting officer.