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Linton Police Department Activity Log

Monday, September 20, 2010

The Linton Police Department's activity log for Friday through Sunday included one request for lifting assistance, four assists to the utility department after hours, one incident of vandalism, two intimidation, one structure fire, one brush fire, one accident with property damage, one funeral escort, three medical/illness, one animal complaint, three suspicious vehicles/persons, four assists to other agencies, one burglary, one harassment complaint, two reckless drivers, one missing adult person, one assist to the utility department, three domestic disputes, two shoplifting, three community relations, one open garage door, one ordinance violation and four traffic stops.

* Sept. 17 -- A case of check fraud is being investigated after a resident reported she had money taken out of her account. The police report states she had written a check to someone then told them to tear it up but apparently someone else got hold of the check. LPD Det. Duane Collenbaugh is the investigating officer.

* Sept. 17 -- No injuries were reported after an accident involving two vehicles at 8:15 p.m. at the intersection of NE E and NE 8th Streets. One driver was northbound on NE 8th, stopped at NE E, looked both ways and did not see a vehicle approaching, started to pull out then saw another vehicle coming and went to hit the brakes but instead hit the gas peddle. The two vehicles collided in the intersection. LPD Officer Nick Yingling was the investigating officer.

* Sept. 17 -- An accident involving a hit-and-run driver remains under investigation. At approximately 3:08 p.m., a driver leaving the school in a white minivan allegedly turned and struck the front driver's side fender of another vehicle, pulled up and stopped, got out and walked back to look at the vehicle then got back into the minivan and left the scene. LPD Officer Debbie McDonald is the investigating officer.

* Sept. 18 -- A resident on SE 6th St. reported vandalism by two individuals, who were seen in the yard close to the home, suspected of putting silly string on the house and a vehicle and throwing eggs at the house just before midnight. LPD Officer Nick Yingling was the investigating officer.

* Sept. 18 -- Police were called to the WalMart store where an employee said two Linton women, aged 22-23, took some children's clothing items, placed them into a gray purse then left the store. Information on possible criminal charges has been forwarded to the prosecutor's office. LPD Officer Debbie McDonald is the investigating officer.

* Sept. 19 -- An afternoon shopper at the west side Dollar General reported a hit-and-run accident after she returned to her vehicle and discovered the entire driver's side of her 2010 four-door Chevrolet had been hit. LPD Officer Debbie McDonald was the investigating officer.

* Sept. 19 -- Police are investigating a possible incident of road rage and/or intimidation. One driver said the other made a U-turn then was following him through town, then blocked the roadway. But the suspect said he was just trying to identify the other driver because the vehicle had been harassing a family member. The case remains active. LPD Cpl. Paul Clark is the investigating officer. Deputy Marshal Don Richardson of the Worthington Police Department has provided assistance.