Police Logs

Thursday, August 2, 2012


* Aug. 1 -- Christopher L. Lloyd, 35, Linton, was arrested on preliminary charges of two counts of intimidation and battery with injury. He was being held on $10,000 bond. Greene County Sheriff's Deputy Heath Murray was the arresting officer.

* Aug. 2 -- Robert L. Bennett, 65, Linton, was arrested on a preliminary charge of battery in the presence of a minor. He was being held on $4,000 bond. Linton Police Officer Paul Clark was the arresting officer.



The Linton Police Department's activity log for Wednesday, Aug. 1 included one investigation of fraud, another follow-up investigation, two requests for information, two bar fights, one incident of vandalism, one custody dispute/exchange, one incident of disorderly conduct, one transport of documentation, three accidents with property damage, two medical/illness runs, one VIN check, three suspicious vehicles and/or persons, one complaint of harassment, one speeding vehicle, one traffic control detail, two welfare checks, one fingerprint for a gun permit, two domestic disputes, one ordinance violation and one battery.

* July 31 -- An accident involving two vehicles at 11:20 a.m. on State Road 54E at 1st St. NE caused property damage but no personal injuries. One vehicle was traveling east on the highway and had the right-of-way when another vehicle was stopped at the stop sign on 1st St. The driver of the stopped vehicle told officers she looked both ways and did not see oncoming traffic so she started to cross the highway. Her vehicle struck the oncoming vehicle. Failure to yield was the primary cause of the accident. LPD Det. Duane Collenbaugh was the investigating officer.

* Aug. 1 -- No injuries were reported after an accident involving two vehicles at 12:12 p.m. in the Linton WalMart parking lot. One vehicle was backing out of a parking spot but stopped to let pedestrians pass. It was then stopped partially in the driving lane when another vehicle came through the aisle and struck the stopped vehicle. Damage was minimal to both vehicles. LPD Det. Josh Goodman was the investigating officer.