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Linton Police Department Activity Log

Friday, November 5, 2010

The Linton Police Department's activity log for Thursday included two incidents of breaking and entering, one medical/extraction, one follow-up investigation, two requests for information, one request for lifting assistance, one juvenile/delinquent, one report of shots fired, two accidents with property damage, two funeral escorts, one alarm, one animal complaint, one prowler, one message delivery, one welfare check/concern, one community relations, one ordinance violation and one traffic stop.

* Nov. 4 -- A resident who had been shopping at WalMart with his truck, a maroon 2005 Dodge 1500, parked in the lot, returned to his vehicle and noticed a large scratch on the driver's side. It's not certain whether the damage was caused by a driver who left the scene or during an act of vandalism. LPD Officer Brock Garrison was the investigating officer.

* Nov. 4 -- A resident on SE A St. reported two televisions were taken from a backyard shed that was left unlocked sometime on Nov. 3. LPD Officer Nick Yingling was the investigating officer.

* Nov. 5 -- William J. Francis, 34, Hymera was arrested by LPD Officer Brock Garrison on a warrant issued out of Sullivan County. Garrison responded at approximately 12:30 a.m., along with LPD Cpl. Paul Clark, to a report of a disturbance on NE 8th St. and State Road 54. Officers learned Francis was involved in the incident and that he might possibly be wanted. The warrant was a Writ of Attachment issued from Sullivan Circuit Court. Francis was located a short time later, taken into custody and transported to Sullivan County where his bond was set at $900 cash only with no ten percent allowed.