LINTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Linton Police Department's activity log for Thursday included one request for information only, one incident of vandalism, one custody dispute/exchange, one structure fire, two fires involving a vehicle, one accident with personal injury, one lost and found, two medical/illness, one assist to another agency, one theft-other and two traffic stops.
* April 5 -- Jay E. Honchell, 36, Jasonville, was arrested on a civil warrant and transported to the Greene County Jail without incident. The warrant was a Writ of Attachment from Greene Circuit Court in the case of Commissioner of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management vs. Jay Honchell dba Honchell's Motorcycles. LPD Det. Josh Goodman was the investigating officer assisted by Officer Debbie McDonald. Honchell was transported by Jasonville Police Officer Ryan Van Horn.
* April 6 -- Information has been forwarded to the Greene County Prosecutor's Office on possible criminal charges against a 33-year-old woman suspected of placing several make-up items in her pocket then exiting the WalMart store without paying for them. The stolen items included lipsmackers, an eyelash curler, eyeliner and cheek bronzer. The incident occurred around 10 a.m. LPD Officer Karl Jacobshagen was the investigating officer.
* April 6 -- A resident reported two ceramic gnomes had been taken from her yard and other objects had been moved or turned over. LPD Officer Karl Jacobshagen was the investigating officer.
* April 7 -- A hit-and-run incident is under investigation. A Linton man is suspected of hitting a guide pole while pulling into the ATM machine at the MainSource Bank on SE 1st Street. A witness said the man struck the pole, then used the ATM then left the scene around 7:49 p.m. LPD Officer Karl Jacobshagen is the investigating officer.
* April 8 -- A resident reported a theft after noticing her aluminum and green-colored lawn chairs were missing from her front porch. The chairs were there on April 6, missing on April 7 and reported on April 8. LPD Officer Debbie McDonald is the investigating officer.