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Monday, May 2, 2016

Linton Police Department

Monday, March 14, 2011


The Linton Police Department's activity log for Friday through Sunday included one incident involving minor consumption, one refusal to leave, one fraud, two vandalism, one custody dispute or exchange, one alcohol-related incident, one structure fire, two brush fires, one missing or runaway juvenile, two accidents with property damage, one lost and found, two medical/illness, two complaints about animals, five suspicious vehicles and/or persons, one assist to another agency, one harassment complaint, one possibly intoxicated driver, one reckless driver, three thefts, one animal/debris in roadway, one disabled or stranded vehicle, two bicycle thefts, one domestic dispute-neighbor, two community relations details, two ordinance violations and 54 traffic stops.

* March 11 -- A Linton woman who left her home to go to the post office and another place between 11-11:35 a.m. discovered her purse was missing from her car when she got home. The brown purse contained an engagement ring and a tennis bracelet. LPD Officer Nick Yingling was the investigating officer.

* March 11 -- A Linton man reported an identity theft to police after AT&T contacted him to inform him that his 'PIN' number had been changed and whoever changed it had his social security number. AT&T blocked the account and changed his 'PIN' number. LPD Officer Debbie McDonald was the investigating officer. The case has been forwarded to LPD Det. Duane Collenbaugh for follow-up.

* March 13 -- David L. Millem, 28, Linton, was arrested Sunday during a traffic stop. Millem was driving a blue 1994 Honda when he was stopped for allegedly disregarding a stop sign at the intersection of Vincennes and SW 1st St. at approximately 12:30 a.m. When his license was checked, the officer learned his driving privileges were suspended for five years for being an habitual traffic violator. Millem was transported to the Greene County Jail where he was being held on a $4,000 bond. LPD Reserve Officer Rodney Bredeweg, the investigating officer, was assisted by LPD Cpl. Chad E. Crynes.

* March 13 -- A resident reported finding some unusual items in the front yard of a residence located on the corner of SE A and 1st streets. He asked a neighbor if the items belonged to him and the neighbor said no. Police were called and recovered these items which were believed to have been stolen: A Mossberg 12-gauge shotgun; a large Samurai-type sword with a black handle; and another Samurai-type sword with a copper handle. Information from the gun has been entered into the IDACS database as stolen and the other items were placed into evidence. LPD Cpl. Chad E. Crynes was the investigating officer.

* March 13 -- Jordan L. Monroe was taken into custody on a warrant issued for his arrest in Sullivan County for failure to respond to a summons, a class A misdemeanor. LPD Cpl. Chad Crynes said he came into contact with Monroe during another investigating and learned of the warrant when he ran his information through dispatch. Monroe was arrested around 5 a.m. at the 15th St. apartments on Route 2 in Linton. Monroe was transported to Sullivan County and was booked in to the Sullivan County Jail. His bond was set at $3,000.