GREENE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
* May 10 -- Fog was extremely heavy at 5:50 a.m. when Christopher Reel, 17, Worthington, was traveling east in a 2003 Pontiac Grand Am through a slight curve on Terre Haute Rd. at the intersection of Wabash Ave. on the west edge of Worthington. The vehicle traveled off the south side of the roadway and struck a fence and several fence posts before coming to a rest. Poor visibility was the cause of the accident. No injuries were reported. GCSD Deputy Terry L. Wade was the investigating officer. The Greene County Sheriff's Reserve, W-J Rescue and Bay's Wrecker Service assisted on the scene.
* May 10 -- No injuries were reported as a result of an accident involving one vehicle and two geese. Nona Melton, 62, Bloomington, was westbound in a 2001 Lexus S.U.V. on State Road 58 near County Road 975 East in Jackson Township around 1 p.m. when the geese flew into her path from the north side of the roadway and one of them struck the windshield causing damage. GCSD Deputy Terry L. Wade was the investigating officer.
* May 12 -- Michael B. Foster, 49, Bedford, was transported to the Bedford Hospital by Greene County Ambulance Service with non-life threatening injuries after his motorcycle struck a deer. Foster was westbound on S.R. 58 approximately two miles east of S.R. 45 in Jackson Township on a 2004 BMW motorcycle at 6 a.m. when the accident happened. GCSD Deputy Jeremy Inman was the investigating officer. Center Township and Owensburg Fire Departments assisted on the scene.
* May 12 -- No injuries were reported after an deer ran into the path of a vehicle and caused an accident at 7:30 a.m. on S.R. 57 south of C.R. 300 S. on Washington Township. Shanna L. Graves, 29, Switz City, traveling south in a 2003 Ford Explorer, was unable to avoid a collision and her vehicle received damage to the driver's side front. GCSD Sheriff Terry Pierce was the investigating officer.
* May 9 -- Billy J. Grubb, 29, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear and was being held without bond. Greene County Sheriff's Reserve Deputy Rick Marques was the arresting officer.
* May 10 -- David W. Stewert, 47, Bloomfield, was arrested on a preliminary charge of public intoxication and released on $500 bond. Bloomfield Deputy Marshal Brad Deckard was the arresting officer.
LINTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Linton Police Department's activity report for Friday through Sunday included three incidents of trespassing, two fraud, five follow-up investigations, nine requests for information only, one juvenile/delinquent, one assist to the utility department after hours, one vandalism, one protective order violation, one structure fire, one brush fire, one transport of documentation, one complaint of reckless driving, seven accidents with property damage, two funeral escorts, one suicide or attempt, one off-road vehicle complaint, three medical/illness, two alarms, three animal complaints, four suspicious vehicles/persons, five assists to other agencies, one harassment complaint, one theft-other, one 911 prank/false call, nine assists to the utility department, one domestic dispute, one shoplifting, one domestic dispute/neighbor, one abandoned vehicle, one community relations, two ordinance violations and nine traffic stops.
* May 9 -- The Last Chance Thrift Store on E. Vincennes St. reported incidents of shoplifting involving unicorn figurines. LPD Det. Duane Collenbaugh is the investigating officer.
* May 10 -- A resident reported a theft involving $440 worth of unauthorized charges on his debit card which had been missing for a short time. LPD Reserve Officer Jamin Duhne is the investigating officer.
* May 10 -- A resident reported an incident of criminal mischief which happened in the Wal-Mart parking lot around 5 p.m. It appeared that someone had tried to pry out the weather stripping from the passenger door and also left "key" marks on the door. LPD Patrolman Karl Jacobshagen is the investigating officer.
* May 11 -- Police are investigating a case of leaving the scene involving a hit-and-run accident in the 600 block of A St. N.E. around 6:15 a.m. A large white car struck a resident's vehicle that was parked on the west side of the road facing south. The suspect vehicle sideswiped the parked vehicle then fled. A witness was able to describe the suspect vehicle. LPD Patrolman Karl Jacobshagen is the investigating officer.
* May 11 -- Police are investigating a case of leaving the scene involving a hit-and-run accident in the C.V.S. parking lot around 2 p.m. The parked vehicle sustained moderate damage to the driver's rear quarter panel.
LPD Patrolman Karl Jacobshagen is the investigating officer.