LINTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Linton Police Department's activity log for Tuesday included one incident of fraud, one assist to the utility department after hours, one property dispute, one funeral escort, two medical/illness, one animal complaint, one assist to another agency, two reports of harassment, one child abuse/neglect, one theft, one community relations and one ordinance violation.
* Oct. 24 -- Police have been investigating an incident of residential entry and battery that allegedly occurred around 4 a.m. on Oct. 24 at a residence on SW A St. by two men. One reportedly kicked open a door and made his way into the home, grabbed a male resident by the neck and pushed him into a wall but the resident pushed the man back out the door then called police. The second man also reportedly entered the home. LPD Cpl. Chad Crynes is the investigating officer.
* Oct. 25 -- Loss prevention personnel at the WalMart store reported the theft of several items valued at $128.63 that were concealed in a pink backpack by a person who was then confronted at the exit. Information for possible criminal charges has been forwarded to the prosecutor's office. LPD Det. Sgt. Keith McDonald was the investigating officer.
* Nov. 2 -- Loss prevention personnel at the WalMart store reported the theft of numerous items valued at $252 that were put inside a purse by a person who was then confronted. Information for possible criminal charges has been forwarded to the prosecutor's office. LPD Det. Sgt. Keith McDonald was the investigating officer.
* Nov. 2 -- Police have been investigating an incident of fraud that reportedly occurred at Angell's Food Center on Oct. 22 when a younger male suspect came in around 3:10 p.m. and cashed a check for $675.25 from Direct TV but the account was non-existent and it was returned by the bank as fraudulent. LPD Officer Karl Jacobshagen is the investigating officer.
* Nov. 2 -- Police also investigated another incident of fraud involving a non-existent account bearing a man's name who has been incarcerated for the last four years. The problem was reported by a family member of the inmate. LPD Det. Duane Collenbaugh was the investigating officer.
* Nov. 2 -- Julie Franklin-Woodall, 34, Bloomington, was arrested on preliminary charges of possession of marijuana and possession of controlled substances and was being held without bond. Greene County Sheriff's Deputy Jeremy Inman was the arresting officer.
* Nov. 2 -- Theodore Miller, 28, Linton, was arrested on a warrant and was being held in lieu of $5,000 bond. Greene County Sheriff's Special Deputy Lee Condol was the arresting officer.