Monday, October 5, 2009

The Linton Police Department's activity log for Friday through Sunday included one incident of trespassing, one follow-up investigation, four requests for information only, one lifting assistance, one fight, two juveniles/delinquent, two assists to the utility department after hours, two vandalism, four drug investigations, one civil complaint, one public intoxication, one disorderly conduct, five structure fires, one missing/runaway juvenile, one accident with personal injury, four accidents with property damage, three medical/illness, four animal complaints, one prowler, two suspicious vehicles/persons, three assists to other agencies, one burglary, one harassment complaint, one theft-other, one bicycle theft, one driver with no proof of financial responsibility, five arrests-wanted on warrant, one community relations, two ordinance violations and 10 traffic stops.

* Oct. 2 -- A resident on RR 4 reported her son's bicycle was missing from their yard. The bicycle had been parked next to the house but was taken sometime overnight and missing the next morning. The bicycle was an orange Rampage 20" BMX bike. LPD Reserve Officer Randy Raney was the investigating officer. Reserve Officer Tim Riggleman provided assistance.

* Oct. 2 -- A resident on NW 2nd St. reported the theft of several items from her unlocked car while she was in the shower sometime between 12:50-1:40 p.m. Items stolen included CDs, an amplifier, $18 cash, a $150 money card from WalMart and medication. LPD Det. Duane Collenbaugh was the investigating officer.

* Oct. 2 -- Gary Lee Johnson, Jr., 29, Linton, was arrested in Linton around 10:53 p.m. on a warrant issued on a petition to revoke probation on an operating vehicle while intoxicated conviction. Johnson was transported to the Greene County Jail where he was being held without bond. LPD Officer Brock Garrison was the investigating officer. LPD Cpl. Paul Clark and Officer Heath Murray assisted.

* Oct. 4 -- An incident of harassment that occurred around 6:30 p.m. was reported to the police. A suspect in a gold Grand Am car allegedly bumped the car of a female victim from Linton then "flipped her off" but caused no damage to the vehicle. The victim told police of ongoing incidents of harassment and she was advised to obtain a protective order. LPD Officer Heath Murray was the investigating officer.

* Oct. 4 -- Police were called to the Bottoms Up bar at approximately 11:17 p.m. about a physical altercation. According to the police report, when officers arrived they found Chris L. Camden, 33, Linton, bleeding from facial injuries but after reviewing video surveillance of the altercation and statements from witnesses, officers determined that Camden had provoked another male who "reacted with proper levels of self-defense." LPD Officer Heath Murray was the investigating officer.