GREENE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
* Feb. 24 -- No injuries were reported after an accident involving one vehicle at 10:35 a.m. on State Road 45 in Jackson Township. Carol E. Barnhorst, 51, Bloomfield, was northbound on S.R. 45 North from County Road 635 S. in a 2002 Jeep Liberty when she hit a slick spot on the road. The vehicle left the roadway on the east side, went over a large embankment into a woods and came to rest on its side. The driver was transported by a private vehicle to a hospital to be evaluated. GCSD Deputy J. Aaron Smith was the investigating officer. Others who assisted on the scene included the Owensburg Fire Department, Center Township Fire Department, Indiana State Highway Department and Owensburg Auto.
* Feb. 23 -- William T. Snively, 50, Linton, was arrested on a preliminary charge of invasion of privacy and was being held without bond. Linton Police Department Cpl. Paul Clark was the arresting officer.
* Feb. 23 -- Thomas W. Cody, 24, Linton, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear and was being held without bond. Linton Police Department Cpl. Paul Clark was the arresting officer.
* Feb. 23 -- Jennifer R. Baker, 24, Bloomfield, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear, released Feb. 24 on $5,000 bond and scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 29. Greene County Sheriff's Department Deputy Terry Wade was the arresting officer.
* Feb. 24 -- Shawn M. Talbert, 30, Crane, was arrested on a preliminary charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, released and scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 29. Greene County Sheriff's Department Deputy Jeremy Inman was the arresting officer.
DAVIESS COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
* Feb. 23 -- A Greene County woman was injured in an accident involving one vehicle near Elnora in Daviess County at 12:22 p.m. Connie L. Puckett, 55, Rural Route 3, Linton, was southbound on State Road 57 near S.R. 358 in a 2002 Cadillac Escallade S.U.V. A witness in another vehicle traveling behind her said for an unknown reason, Puckett's vehicle sped up from 40 m.p.h. to 50-55 m.p.h. then veered off the roadway, struck a tree head-on then rolled over onto its side and came to a rest. Damage to the vehicle was extensive and estimated at $10,000-25,000. It was towed by G and M Wrecker Service. Puckett suffered a non-incapacitating contusion or bruise to the head. She was transported to a hospital by private vehicle. The airbag deployed and a seat belt was in use. No blood-alcohol tests were given. The cause of the accident is unknown. Daviess County Sheriff's Department Deputy N. Lucken was the investigating officer. Deputies Kevin Eaton and Chuck Milton assisted on the scene.
LINTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Linton Police Department's activity log for Friday through Sunday included one driver's license check, one fraud, six follow-up investigations, 12 requests for information only, two assists to the utility department after hours, one vandalism, one protective order violation, one structure fire, one transport of documentation, two accidents with property damage, one funeral escort, one suicide or attempted suicide, seven medical/illness, one alarm, two animal complaint, two suspicious vehicles/persons, three assists to other agencies, one harassment complaint, four reckless drivers, three welfare checks/concerns, one 911 prank/false call, one arrest-wanted on warrant, one assist to the fire department, four domestic disputes, two ordinance violations and three traffic stops.
* Feb. 23 -- Police arrested William T. Snively, 50, Rural Route 2, Linton, at 7:30 p.m. on a preliminary charge of invasion of privacy after he was reported to be yelling and beating on the door of a residence on West End Ave. Police said a no-contact order was currently in force against Snively, as a condition of bond, which ordered him to have no contact with a woman who lived at the residence. The offense of invasion of privacy is a class A misdemeanor. LPD Cpl. Paul Clark was the investigating officer. LPD Det. Josh Goodman assisted.
* Feb. 23 -- A female resident in the 300 block of H St. NE reported incidents of harassment involving unwanted phone calls and visits from a former friend who wanted to be friends again. Officers will attempt to get the friend to stop but advised the woman to get a protective order. LPD Cpl. Paul Clark was the investigating officer.
* Feb. 23 -- Police arrested Thomas W. Cody, Jr., 24, Linton, at a residence at 11th St. N.W. and Samuel Ave. around 11 p.m. Cody had outstanding warrants and was taken into custody without incident and transported to Greene County Jail where he was being held without bond. LPD Cpl. Paul Clark was the arresting officer. LPD Reserve Officer Kent Medlock assisted.
* Feb. 24 -- An incident of criminal mischief involving damage to a vehicle was reported by a male resident. The man had parked a red 1998 Dodge Ram truck at another residence on Rural Route 4 from 11:30 p.m. on Feb. 23 through 11 a.m. on Feb. 24. During that time, someone keyed the entire passenger side, the hood, the driver's door and front quarter panel. There were five other vehicles parked there at the same time but no others were keyed. LPD Patrolman Debbie McDonald is the investigating officer.