LINTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Linton Police Department's activity log for Friday through Sunday included one fraud, one title check, three follow-up investigations, seven requests for information only, one assist to the utility department after hours, one vandalism, one custody dispute/exchange, two incidents of criminal mischief, one school/foot patrol, one accident with property damage, seven medical/illness, one alarm, two animal complaints, one prowler, two suspicious vehicles/persons, one assist to another agency, two harassment complaints, one speeding vehicle, two reckless drivers, two thefts-other, one disabled/stranded vehicle, two drug overdoses, one assist to the utility department, two fingerprints for gun permits, one domestic dispute, one shoplifting, one open door/garage, one ordinance violation, two batteries and 27 traffic stops.
* Jan. 16 -- Police are investigating an alleged battery and intimidation involving teenagers. One female was at the skating rink when another female swung at and hit the first. A male then also hit the first and pushed her into a wall before another male stepped between them. Since the incident, the male that hit the victim has sent approximately 20 text messages to the female victim. LPD Officer Debbie McDonald is the investigating officer.
* Jan. 14 -- A resident of Worthington reported his cell phone was taken from his van while he was inside working at Sav-A-Lot between 2:30-5 :00 a.m. The area was under video surveillance. LPD Officer Nick Yingling is the investigating officer.
* Jan. 22 -- A resident with a RR 4 mailing address reported a residential entry occurred at 9:45 p.m. The police report states she came home to find the door standing open but was certain the door was shut and locked when she left. There were no signs of forced entry or pry marks and nothing was missing or disturbed. She indicated this is the third incident at her residence and she requested extra patrol. LPD Cpl. Paul Clark was the investigating officer.
* Jan. 23 -- A resident on SE 5th St. reported a theft of firewood occurred on Jan. 20 around 12:30 a.m. The firewood was stacked on the east side of his garage but about two-thirds of the stack is missing. LPD Officer Debbie McDonald was the investigating officer.
* Jan. 23 -- A resident reported she was driving west on State Road 54 at NW 5th St. around 7:45 p.m. when she saw three female teenagers not older than 15-years-old. One of the girls threw a rock at the car and broke the windshield. LPD Officer Nick Yingling is the investigating officer.