Monday, March 1, 2010



The Linton Police Department's activity log for Friday through Sunday included five requests for information only, two fights, one assist to the utility department after hours, one incident of vandalism, one drug investigation, one school/foot patrol, two accidents with property damage, two medical/illness, three alarms, three suspicious vehicles/persons, two assists to another agency, three harassment complaints, one arrest-wanted on warrant, one domestic dispute, two shoplifting incidents, one ordinance violation, two batteries and 44 traffic stops.

* Feb. 25 -- Police are investigating an incident of battery with injury that was reportedly occurred around 11:30 p.m. when a male victim from Sullivan was in the Bloomfield State Bank parking lot to use the ATM machine. The male suspect allegedly reached through the passenger side of the man's vehicle and punched him the face. The victim had a cut on his nose and a bloody nose. LPD Reserve Officer Brock Garrison is the investigating officer.

* Feb. 27 -- Police are investigating a "hit and run" accident which reportedly occurred in the parking lot of the Linton Family Pharmacy. A male was laying down in his vehicle while waiting on a friend when another vehicle allegedly came in to the lot and struck his vehicle. LPD Officer Nick Yingling is the investigating officer.

* Feb. 27 -- A theft from the Southside Express gas station on S. Main St. was reported after an employee was watching surveillance video which showed young males taking candy and placing it in their pocket. The males paid for fountain drinks but left the store without paying for the candy. LPD Officer Karl Jacobshagen is the investigating officer.

* Feb. 28 -- Stephanie M. Marlowe, 27, Linton, was arrested at approximately 2:09 a.m. in the Bottom's Up bar. A valid warrant had been issued in Greene County for Marlowe's arrest in connection with failure to appear on a charge of driving while suspended. Officers received information that Marlowe was in the bar, went into the establishment and took Marlowe into custody without incident. She was transported to the Greene County Jail where she was being held in lieu of $5,000 bond. LPD Cpl. Chad Crynes, the investigating officer, was assisted by Officer Tom Jerrels and Reserve Officer Rodney Bredeweg.