GREENE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
* Mar. 17 -- Joshua M. Craig, 28, Bloomfield, was arrested on a warrant and was being held without bond. Greene County Sheriff's Deputy John Fowler was the arresting officer.
*A Monday morning accident involving two vehicles on the Sharkey Curve east of Bloomfield stopped traffic on State Road 54 and sent one man to the hospital. According to a report from the Greene County Sheriff's Office, around 7:35 a.m., John Johnson, Jr., 33, Bloomfield, was eastbound on S.R. 54 in a 2001 GMC pick-up truck. Graham Helms, 17, Bloomfield, driving a 1981 Chevrolet pick-up truck, attempted to pull out onto the highway from County Road 530 East in Richland Township but did not see Johnson coming. The Johnson vehicle struck the Helms vehicle in the driver's side door. Johnson was transported to Bloomington Hospital by Emergency Two unit of the Greene County Ambulance Service. Greene County Sheriff's Deputy Terry L. Wade was the investigating officer. Others providing assistance on the scene included Greene County Sheriff's Det. George Dallaire, Bloomfield Police Department, Richland-Taylor Fire Department and Bill's Auto.
LINTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Linton Police Department's activity log for Monday included one transfer of a 911 call, seven requests for information only, one rape, one medical/illness, three animal complaints, three suspicious vehicles/persons, one assist to another agency, one harassment complaint, one extra patrol, one welfare check/concern, one theft-motor vehicle, one fingerprint for a gun permit, one abandoned vehicle, three ordinance violations and one traffic stop.
* Mar. 16 -- A drive-off theft was reported by Murphy Oil station on State Road 54 East after a young male pumped $30,01 worth of gas into a small black four-door car with a "In God We Trust" plate then left without paying around 4:50 p.m. LPD Patrolman Karl Jacobshagen is the investigating officer.
* Mar. 17 -- Police are investigating the theft of an auto from the Linton Motors car lot on A St. N.E. A 1999 white four-door 4x4 Chevrolet Suburban without a license plate was found to be missing. The keys were still present in the business and no signs of force or damage were found on the scene. The vehicle was apparently stolen sometime after it was locked at 4:30 p.m. on Mar. 15 and 9:45 a.m. on Mar. 17. LPD Patrolman Karl Jacobshagen is the investigating officer.