LINTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Linton Police Department's activity log for Tuesday included one incident of trespassing, one follow-up investigation, four requests for information only, two accidents with property damage, one funeral escort, one alarm, one prowler, one assist to another agency, one reckless driver, one extra patrol, one theft-other, one domestic-neighbor and two community relations.
* Feb. 12 -- A drive-off theft was reported by the Southside Express station on State Road 59 South after a someone in a small white car pumped $37.61 worth of gasoline then left without paying. LPD Patrolman McDonald was the investigating officer.
* Feb. 12 -- No injuries were reported after an accident involving one vehicle at 10:41 a.m. on 4th St. N.W. at the intersection of C St. N.E. The weather conditions at the time included sleet, hail and freezing rain. Caleb Pope, 17, Linton, was southbound in a 2001 Ford Ranger on 4th St. approaching C St. when the vehicle began to slide as he was shifting gears. He was unable to regain control and struck a light pole. The vehicle sustained damage and the light pole was knocked off its foundation and destroyed. Ice on the roadway surface was listed as the primary cause of the accident. LPD Patrolman Karl Jacobshagen was the investigating officer.
GREENE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
* Feb. 12 -- No injuries were reported after an accident involving one vehicle resulted in an upside-down car. Ashley M. Sanders, 19, Solsberry, was northbound in a 2000 Chevrolet car on State Road 43, south of County Road 1210 East in the area of the Union Church at 3:49 p.m. with one passenger. When she began to go around a corner, she lost control of her vehicle due to the icy conditions. The vehicle ran off the east side of the roadway into a ditch, then flipped over onto its top and came to rest upside down facing south. GCSD Deputy Skyler J. Pittman was the investigating officer.