Linton Police Department

Monday, March 28, 2011


The Linton Police Department's activity log for Friday through Sunday included eight follow-up investigations, two requests for information, two assists to the utility department after hours, two incidents of criminal mischief, two of public intoxication, one missing or runaway juvenile, one accident with property damage, one funeral escort, one lost and found, three suicides or attempted suicides, two medical/illness, one alarm, two complaints about animals, one report of a prowler, two suspicious vehicles and/or persons, one assist to another agency, two harassment complaints, two possibly intoxicated drivers, four thefts, one community relations detail, one ordinance violation, two batteries and 11 traffic stops.

* March 26 -- A woman reported that $200 cash, in various denominations, was taken from her purse while she was at the WalMart between 12-1 p.m. The purse was hanging on a chair in the area of McDonald's near the deli and was taken but later located inside the store by a WalMart employee. The cash was missing. LPD Officer Karl Jacobshagen is the investigating officer.

* March 26 -- The Chuckles gas station reported a drive-off theft of fuel occurred around 5:15 p.m. by someone who pumped $52.66 worth of gas then left without paying. LPD Officer Karl Jacobshagen was the investigating officer.

* March 26 -- Police received a report that a battery occurred in the Glenburn Nursing assisted living facility. According to the police report, a visitor had become upset because his mother had told them that a male staff member was rude to her. The male visitor then allegedly started pushing the staff member down a hallway. The suspect was gone when police arrived but was located later and given a trespass warning on the authority of the risk manager of Glenburn. Information about the incident has been forwarded to the Greene County Prosecutor's Office. LPD Cpl. Chad Crynes was the investigating officer, assisted by Reserve Officer Rodney Bredeweg.


* March 25 -- Shane Kendall, parking (WalMart)