The Linton Police Department's activity log for Friday through Sunday included one incident of refusal to leave, one follow-up investigation, one request for lifting assistance, three assists to the utility department after hours, one incident of vandalism, three drug investigations, one rape investigation, two transport of documentation, two accidents with personal injury, four accidents with property damage, three lost and found, five medical/illness, one alarm, one animal complaint, four suspicious vehicles or people, three assists to other agencies, two harassment complaints, two reckless drivers, one attempted burglary, one other theft, one disabled or stranded vehicle, two welfare checks, two arrests-wanted on warrants, two domestic disputes and 20 traffic stops.
* Aug. 12 -- A drive-off theft of gas was reported by the Chuckles Gas Station. A suspect pumped 410 worth of gas then drove off without paying. The suspect was driving a blue Chevrolet Blazer and was pulling a trailer with a small John Deere lawn tractor. LPD Officer Brock Garrison is the investigating officer.
* Aug. 13 -- Police are investigating an act of vandalism which occurred at an unknown time. A resident and owner of a sunburst orange Jeep Compass reported a dent in the hood and scratches on the vehicle. He said he believed the car was damaged in the WalMart parking lot. LPD Det. Duane Collenbaugh is the investigating officer.
* Aug. 14 -- Roy L. Ward III, 25, Linton, was taken into custody after LPD Officer Nick Yingling saw him in the yard of a residence on Gabbard Road and knew there was an outstanding warrant out for his arrest. The warrant was issued out of Greene County on a preliminary charge of receiving stolen property, a class D felony. Ward was arrested at approximately 3:25 p.m. and transported to the Greene County Jail.
* Aug. 14 -- Douglas A. Wilson, 38, Linton, was taken into custody after LPD Cpl. Chad E. Crynes saw him pull into the Fast Point gas station and convenience store on State Road 54 at NE 8th Street. The officer knew there was an active warrant out for Wilson's arrest issued out of Greene County on a preliminary charge of criminal mischief, a class D felony. Wilson was arrested without incident at approximately 9:30 p.m. and transported to the Greene County Jail where his bond was set at $4,000.
* Aug. 15 -- Dale W. Browne, 47, Midland, operating a red 1993 Chevrolet Blazer, was pulled over at approximately 5:02 a.m. in the area of Glenburn Road and NW 5th Street. LPD Cpl. Chad Crynes reported Browne was stopped because he was observed driving left of center and driving eastbound in a westbound lane. The police report says Browne failed an HGN test (Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus) then during field sobriety tests, complained of pain to the ribs and difficulty breathing. The officer called an ambulance and Browne was transported to Greene County General Hospital. A blood sample was drawn for analysis. Browne is suspected of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
* Aug. 15 -- A female resident who said she parked her car at the Country Porch gas station around 1 p.m. while she went inside, said she noticed her prescription medication was missing from the vehicle a couple of hours later. Around 70 Vicodin pills were taken. LPD Officer Brock Garrison is the investigating officer.