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Linton Police Department

Wednesday, April 13, 2011


The Linton Police Department's activity log for Tuesday included one incident of refusal to leave, two requests for information only, one call for lifting assistance, one assist to the utility department after hours, one custody dispute and/or exchange, one disorderly conduct, one accident with property damage, one mental case, one medical/illness, two alarms, one child abuse and/or neglect, one domestic dispute - neighbor and one traffic stop.

* April 8 -- Police responded to an accident involving two vehicles at 8:45 p.m. on State Road 54E at the entrance to WalMart. One vehicle was westbound and was making a left turn into the parking lot. Another vehicle was eastbound when the first vehicle turned into his path and the two collided. All parties refused medical treatment on the scene but went to the hospital by personal vehicles. LPD Cpl. Paul Clark was the investigating officer assisted by LPD Officer Debbie McDonald and GCSD Deputy Heath Murray.

* April 10 -- Police took a report about an incident of harassment involving "finger abuse." The victim said she was at a gas station around 12:30 p.m. when an alleged suspect approached her and "flipped her the bird" several times. She said there is a long history between the two and she had taken this action to be a threat. LPD Officer Karl Jacobshagen is the investigating officer.

* April 10 -- A Linton man reported an incident of fraud involving numerous transactions on his MasterCard account. He said his card had been used to make a purchase on Netflix.com and an attempted purchase on Job.com as well as several other transactions. LPD Officer Thomas A. Jerrels took the initial report which was being forwarded to a detective.

* April 10 -- Casey's General convenience store reported a drive-off theft of fuel occurred at 11:07 a.m. when an adult male pumped $52.24 into a maroon four-door car then left without paying. Although the employee did not know the man's name, he was a frequent customer at the store and this was possibly done by accident. LPD Officer Karl Jacobshagen was the investigating officer.

* April 11 -- The Headstart preschool (PACE) office on SE 1st St. notified police early Monday morning that both tires on the passenger side of their older model short school bus had been slashed. The damage occurred sometime between Friday afternoon and Sunday morning. No other damage was noted. LPD Officer Karl Jacobshagen was the investigating officer.