LINTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Linton Police Department's activity log for Tuesday included one license plate check, one title check, two follow-up investigations, four information only, one fight, one bar fight, one vandalism, two school/foot patrols, one structure fire, two accidents with property damage, four medical/illness, five animal complaints, one assist to other agencies, one possibly intoxicated driver, one theft-other, one fingerprint for a gun permit, one assist to the fire department, one domestic dispute, one ordinance warning, one traffic stop.
* Feb. 5 -- A resident reported their purse was missing but was not sure whether it had been lost or stolen. It was a straw style tan purse with a brown strap. Contents included several credit cards, a checkbook, various other papers and info cards plus $100 in cash. If found, please call the police department at 847-4411. LPD Patrolman Karl Jacobshagen is the investigating officer.
* Feb. 5 -- A Linton resident reported an incident of hit and run which occurred around 6:30 p.m. -- by someone driving a golf cart. The resident said he was driving west on Vincennes St. past the Palace Bar when an elderly female with red hair driving a green golf cart pulled off of First St. onto Vincennes. The golf cart struck the front quarter panel of the resident's vehicle but after the two drivers spoke briefly, the golf cart left the scene. LPD Patrolman Karl Jacobshagen is the investigating officer.
* Feb. 5 -- A Jasonville resident reported their car, a 2000 red Pontiac Grand Prix, had been vandalized by someone who used a permanent marker to write derogatory names on the rear driver's side door, the hood and the driver's side tire. The driver's front door had also been keyed. The reporting party was not sure whether the vehicle had been damaged at their residence or while it was parked at Wal-Mart in Linton. LPD Cpl. Chad Crynes is the investigating officer.