The Linton Police Department's activity log for Wednesday included one medical/extraction, two requests for information, one juvenile/delinquent, one incident of vandalism, three death investigations, one lost and found, five medical/illness, one alarm, three animal complaints, one VIN check, two suspicious vehicles/persons, one harassment complaint, one domestic battery, one traffic control detail, two thefts-other, one shoplifting and 25 traffic stops.
* May 9 -- An entry published on Tuesday stated: Police were called to the Palace Bar at approximately 3:28 a.m. on the report of a fight. According to the police report, a Lyons woman said she got into an argument with a 24-year-old Linton man who grabbed her by the hair. She smacked him back. A fist fight ensued and both parties ended up on the floor. It was broken up and the man ran out the back door. The woman reportedly had injury to her face and forearm. The investigating officer is Cpl. Chad Crynes.
The police log on May 11 included an update on this incident: The officer spoke with both parties involved and determined that disorderly conduct would be the only charge forwarded to the Greene County Prosecutor's Office but that both parties would be at fault. Both parties then agreed they did not want any further action and the case is now inactive.
* May 11 -- A resident reported an act of vandalism occurred sometime after 8 p.m. on May 10 involving damage to a shed. Green paint had been brushed on to the outside of the shed and the brush and paint can were left at the scene. No other damage was noted. LPD Officer Karl Jacobshagen was the investigating officer.
* May 11 -- Police were called to two residences where subjects were unresponsive. In both cases, the subject was determined to have died of natural causes. LPD Cpl. Chad Crynes was the investigating officer on one, Officer Karl Jacobshagen on the other.
* May 11 -- Police are investigating an incident of theft that allegedly occurred at the Linton WalMart store at approximately 12:20 p.m. Asset protection personnel said they observed an Odon woman placing DVDs in her purse as well as clothing items in another bag then exit the store without paying. Store personnel detained the woman and all of the items were recovered. LPD Officer Karl Jacobshagen is the investigating officer.
* May 11 -- Incidents of theft were reported by personnel from the Greene County Solid Waste in Switz City. The thefts happened at various times in various places. The police report states a suspect has been picking up cardboard that belongs to GCSW from the school, a local bar and another local business. LPD Officer Karl Jacobshagen is the investigating officer.
* May 12 -- Luke A. A. Hutcherson, 21, Linton, was arrested on a warrant that was issued on a petition to revoke his probation on a conviction for illegal possession, a class C misdemeanor. LPD Cpl. Chad Crynes and Officer Thomas Jerrels were dispatched to serve the warrant at a residence on SE 5th St. early Wednesday. He was not there when officers arrived but immediately after leaving, the passed him, then followed him back to the residence where he was taken into custody at approximately 12:13 a.m. He was transported to the Greene County Jail where he is being held without bond.