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Linton Police Department Activity Log

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

The Linton Police Department's activity log for Tuesday included one title check, one follow-up investigation, one request for information, one bar fight, one juvenile/delinquent, one school/foot patrol, one public intoxication, four accidents with personal injury, one accident with property damage, one medical/illness, one alarm, two assists to other agencies, one possibly intoxicated driver, one theft, two welfare checks, one fingerprint for a gun permit and four traffic stops.

* Sept. 7 -- A resident on RR2 reported the theft of a small wooden bench from their front porch occurred sometime within the last couple of weeks. LPD Det. Sgt. Keith McDonald was the investigating officer.

* Sept. 7 -- Police were called at approximately 10:10 a.m. to the scene of an accident involving two vehicles on State Road 54W at the entrance lane to Meadow Brook. The two were both westbound when one slowed to stop for turning traffic. The one behind did not see the first one was slowing in time to avoid a collision and struck the first vehicle in the rear bumper area. No injuries were reported but total damage was estimated to be over $10,000. LPD Officer Karl Jacobshagen was the investigating officer.

* Sept. 7 -- Two people received minor injuries in an accident involving two vehicles around 12:30 p.m. on SE 6th Street near SE D Street. One vehicle was southbound on SE 6th when another vehicle backed out of a driveway, failed to see the oncoming vehicle and backed into its path, causing it to strike the backing vehicle. The impact spun the backing vehicle around and back into the driveway. The driver of the oncoming car and a passenger in the backing vehicle received non-incapacitating injuries and were treated on the scene by emergency medical personnel. LPD Officer Karl Jacobshagen was the investigating officer.

* Sept. 8 -- Police are continuing to investigate an incident involving a driver who left the scene of an accident after a vehicle collided into an abandoned building located at 159 NW 5th Street. When Officer Thomas Jerrell arrived on the scene around 2 a.m., a red 1997 Chevrolet Blazer was there and the contents of an alcoholic beverage container had spilled outside of the driver's door and another container was in the driver's floor board. Police have a suspect and the case remains active.