The Linton Police Department's activity log for Monday included three follow-up investigations, one request for information, one incident of vandalism, one funeral escort, one mental case, two medical/illness, one complaint about an animal, one assist to another agency, one theft, one domestic dispute, one shoplifting and one traffic stop.
* March 26 -- Police received a call reporting that subjects in a maroon S10 pickup were at the city park waving a gun at approximately 4 a.m. Officers were dispatched and located the vehicle on the east side of the Fast Point gas station. The police report states the vehicle was searched but no weapon was located but a 15-year-old female was a passenger with two 18-year-old males, without parental permission. The female was transported to the police department then released in the custody of her mother with a curfew violation form signed. LPD Officer Debbie McDonald was the investigating officer. Reserve Officer Harry Hovey provided assistance.
* March 26 -- A Switz City woman reported an attempted theft saying her car had been broken into at WalMart. Officers responded, spoke to a manger and watched a surveillance tape which showed two kids come into the store at 10:04 p.m., leave five minutes later, then pull up to the woman's car. The trunk was open, they tried to shut it but it wouldn't shut. They took a couple of things out of the trunk, sat them on the ground, shut the trunk then took off. The report says nothing was taken. LPD Reserve Officer Rodney Bredeweg was the investigating officer. Officer Tom Jerrels provided assistance.
* March 27 -- A woman reported an act of vandalism occurred around 3 a.m. when a rock was thrown through the windshield of her vehicle. LPD Officer Karl Jacobshagen was the investigating officer.
* March 27 -- A Bloomfield woman reported a hit-and-run accident occurred while she was at Wendy's restaurant at approximately 4:15 p.m. She said she spoke to the driver but they denied the impact then left the scene. There was damage to the driver's side front lower bumper area and a witness told police they believed the vehicle in question did strike the woman's vehicle. LPD Officer Karl Jacobshagen was the investigating officer.
* March 28 -- Christopher G. Targett, speeding
* March 28 -- James R. Shelton, parking (WalMart fire lane)