March 18, 2019


Bedford Police Department
Arrests – March 16

  • 3:30 p.m. Byron Lintz, 39, 2311 I St., domestic battery

Arrests – March 15

  • 11 a.m. Steven Baker, 48, 2602 H St., invasion of privacy
  • 3:23 p.m. John Manning, 29, 2030 H St., operating a vehicle while driver’s license suspended

Incidents – March 17

  • 8:47 p.m. Request for a welfare check in the 1000 block of N Street
  • 8:38 p.m. Officers made extra patrols in the 620 block of H Street
  • 8:37 p.m. Traffic stop at State Road 37 and 39th Street
  • 7:41 p.m. Animal control requested to Tunnelton Road and US 50 East
  • 7:19 p.m. Found property in the 600 block of 18th Street
  • 7:15 p.m. Information report taken in the 20 block of South Hill Drive
  • 7:14 p.m. Fire alarm sounding in the 500 block of Fellowship Drive
  • 7:12 p.m. Medical emergency in the 110 block of Stoneway Drive
  • 7:06 p.m. Request for a welfare check at Rocket Fuel on 16th Street
  • 5:59 p.m. Medical emergency in the 1300 block of K Street. An IU Health Hospital ambulance responded
  • 3:57 p.m. Death investigation in the 2900 block of Broadview Drive. An elderly woman passed away
  • 3:55 p.m. Request for a welfare check at JayC Plus
  • 3:33 p.m. Traffic stop at O and 4th streets. Teresa Voorhies, 48, Bedford, was cited for driving while driver’s license suspended
  • 3:18 p.m. Drug investigation in the 1310 block of 3rd Street.
  • 2:55 p.m. Animal problem at I and 8th streets
  • 1:34 p.m. Missing person reported in the 1030 block of 24th Street
  • 1:25 p.m. Medical emergency in the 420 block of Q Street
  • 12:52 p.m. Medical emergency in the 2620 block of Sanders Lane. An AMR ambulance responded
  • 12:25 p.m. Vehicle fire at Bob Evans. Bedford Fire Department responded
  • 12:19 p.m. Theft in the 1520 block of 8th Street
  • 11:49 a.m. 911 investigation in the 500 block of Southwood Drive
  • 11:02 a.m. Medical emergency in the 2620 block of Sanders Lane. An IU Health Hospital ambulance responded
  • 10:27 a.m. Traffic stop at Fifth and X streets
  • 7:53 a.m. Disabled motorist at Washington Avenue and 29th Street
  • 7:41 a.m. Traffic stop in the 2610 block of Mitchell Road
  • 7:35 a.m. Traffic stop at K and 17th streets
  • 2:57 a.m. Traffic stop at E and 17th streets
  • 2:32 a.m. Medical emergency in the 2620 block of Clover Lane. An AMR ambulance responded
  • 1 a.m. Traffic stop at Tunnelton Road and US 50 East

Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department
Arrests – March 18

  • 5 a.m. Samantha Carver, 36, Mitchell, wanted on warrants for failure to appear and petition to revoke probation

Arrests – March 17

  • 1:05 a.m. Rachel Venegas, 38, 2009 Circle Court, driving while driver’s license suspended with a prior conviction

Arrests – March 16

  • 3:30 a.m. Phillip Lynn, 41, 2596 South Leatherwood Rd., wanted on a warrant for petition to revoke
  • 8:22 p.m. Austin Frazier, 23, 309 Eastwood Dr., selling alcohol to minors
  • 11:10 p.m. Terry Bacon, 63, 641 Rock Creek West, operating a vehicle with a blood-alcohol level of 0.15 percent or greater, OWI

Arrests – March 15

  • 9:25 a.m. Casey Clark, 30, Bloomington, wanted on a warrant for failure to appear
  • 4:54 p.m. Miranda Ridlen, 18, 767 Bono Rd., battery resulting in bodily injury
  • 5:25 p.m. Kevin Brooking, 44, 414 N St., wanted on warrants for failure to appear, petition to revoke
  • 5:43 p.m. Caleb Tisdel, 20, Paoli, wanted on a warrant for failure to appear
  • 11:10 p.m. Gary Gordon, 55, 304 Heltonville Road East, battery

Incidents – March 17

  • 5 a.m. A resident in the 50 block of Herd Lane reported their 15-year-old son took a minivan and left the home sometime between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. The caller does not want the boy reported as a runaway or the vehicle stolen and wanted officers if they saw the vehicle to stop it and return the child home. Dispatchers told the caller an officer could not stop the vehicle without probable cause.
  • 6:56 a.m. Medical emergency in the 410 block of Peaceful Valley Road
  • 7:04 p.m. Medical emergency in the 800 block of Walnut Street in Oolitic. A person fell
  • 8:24 a.m. Traffic stop in the 1000 block of Bartlettsville Road
  • 9:04 a.m. Traffic stop at US 50 East and Maple Leaf Road. Jessica Humphrey, 31, Norman, was issued a citation for speeding
  • 9:08 a.m. Traffic hazard at State Road 446 and Gil Gal Road
  • 9:11 a.m. Controlled fire in the 80 block of McFadden Ridge Road
  • 9:15 a.m. Traffic stop at US 50 West and Blue Spring Caverns Road
  • 9:29 a.m. Traffic stop in the 8830 block of US 50 West
  • 9:44 a.m. Traffic stop at US 50 West and State Road 60 West
  • 10:01 a.m. Traffic stop at State Road 60 West and Mundy Lane
  • 10:05 a.m. Illegal burning in the 820 block of Smith Avenue in Oolitic.
  • 10:36 a.m. Traffic stop at State Road 37 and US 50 West. Joshua Nikirk, 37, Bedford, was issued a citation for speeding
  • 11:04 a.m. 911 call in the 580 block of Hert Hollow Road. The dispatcher could hear a female yelling I’m calling the police. then the phone went dead. Dispatch attempted to call back and got a voice message and text the caller. When police arrived the male had left the home. Department of Child Services was alerted because of children in the home
  • 11:08 a.m. Medical emergency in the 370 block of North Helton Road. Marshall VFD responded. The person was not breathing. The coroner and a detective was alerted
  • 11:37 a.m. Lift assist in the 710 bock of West Oak Street. A female fell and can’t get up
  • 11:48 a.m. A person on road crew found a jar of marijuana at the Judah Junction and needs a police officer to come pick it up
  • 12:02 p.m. Medical emergency in the 970 block of South Meridian Road. A person was suffering a stroke
  • 12:23 p.m. Lift assist in the 710 block of West Oak Street
  • 12:37 p.m. Medical emergency in the 100 block of South 8th Street at Flippin Out Gymnasitc, a person was unconcious
  • 12:51 p.m. Controlled fire in the 250 bloc of Art Gallery Road
  • 12:52 p.m. Medical emergency in the 2620 block of Sanders Lane
  • 1:21 p.m. A resident in the 210 block of Bartlettsville Road reported a homeless person is living in her grandfather’s woods and no one is to be there and wants officers to remove all the items at the campsite
  • 1:28 p.m. Traffic stop at State Road 37 at the Judah exit
  • 1:49 p.m. Tree fire at Old State Road 450 turn right at Trinity Bridge
  • 2:24 p.m. Follow up investigation in the 2610 block of Sanders Lane
  • 2:29 p.m. 911 call from Mitchell Manor. There was no problem
  • 2:30 p.m. Report of a red Chevrolet pickup northbound on State Road 37 at US 50 pulling a car trailer with gravel on it and it and the gravel going all over the roadway
  • 2:32 p.m. Medical emergency in the 6840 block of State Road 158. An elderly female had fallen
  • 2:46 p.m. Traffic stop at State Road 446 and US 50 East
  • 2:47 p.m. Field fire at State Road 158 and Tripleton Pike. Indian Creek VFD responded
  • 2:52 p.m. Traffic stop at State Road 446 and US 50 East
  • 3:15 p.m. Syringes were found at Dive Christian Church Cemetery. Police disposed of them
  • 3:24 p.m. A wallet was found in the 910 block of Mathis Avenue in Oolitic
  • 4:07 p.m. Request for animal control to the 1040 block of Old State Road 37 for goats out destroy property
  • 4:07 p.m. Deputies made extra patrols in Tunnelton
  • 4:16 p.m. Traffic stop at Orchard Street and Teke Burton Drive
  • 4:12 p.m. 911 call from the 900 block of Tulip Street. Then the call went dead. There was no response from attempted calls or text messages
  • 4:21 p.m. Traffic stop in the 280 block of State Road 60 East
  • 4:26 p.m. Traffic stop at State Road 60 East and Meridian Road
  • 4:41 p.m. 911 hang up in the 270 block of Guthrie Road. It was a pocket dial
  • 5 p.m. County-wide volunteer fire department radio test
  • 5:09 p.m. Domestic fight in the 720 block of West Frank Street
  • 5:24 p.m. Traffic stop at Grissom Avenue and Plum Street
  • 5:28 p.m. Report of low hanging phone lines in the 370 block of Fayetteville Coxton Road
  • 5:57 p.m. Medical emergency in the 1300 block of K Street
  • 6:14 p.m. Traffic stop at State Road 54 and Avoca Eureka Road
  • 6:34 p.m. Controlled fire in the 6720 block of Leatherwood Road
  • 6:46 p.m. Traffic stop on State Road 446 between State Road 58 and Mundell Church Road. A citation was issued for speeding
  • 7:03 p.m. A male was at the Mitchell Police Station to report he was unable to drop off his child after visitation. He reported they waited for the child’s mother for more than an hour and she never showed up and he has no way of contacting her
  • 7:13 p.m. Traffic stop at US 50 East at the Dollar General store
  • 7:22 p.m. Medical emergency in the 1140 block of West Warren Street. An elderly woman was complaining of pain
  • 7:38 p.m. Request for animal control to the 250 block of Huron Wiliams Road. The neighbor’s goats are out and butting the front door and will not leave
  • 8:09 p.m. Traffic stop at Teke Burton Drive and West Main Street
  • 8:12 p.m. Medical emergency in the 50 block of Lakeside Estates. A person was suffering chest pains
  • 8:17 p.m. 911 hangup from the 510 block of Lafayette Avenue. There was only a 12-year-old at the home and no problem. The officer left his card and requested the mother call him when she returned home
  • 8:57 p.m. Controlled fire in the 4350 block of Williams Road
  • 9:44 p.m. Lift assist in the 710 block of West Oak Street. A female had fallen and can’t get up
  • 9:50 p.m. Medical emergency in the 80 block of Gun Club Road. A person was having a diabetic issue
  • 9:52 p.m. Report of an erratic driver in a black GMC pickup with Colts license plate northbound on State Road 37 at AppleAcres
  • 9:56 p.m. Traffic stop at State Road 37, north of Main Street in Mitchell
  • 10:11 p.m. Traffic stop at State Road 37 and Hancock Avenue
  • 10:53 p.m. Traffic stop at Doc Hamilton Boulevard, near State Road 37
  • 11:03 p.m. 911call in the 1340 block of South 9th Street. It was an accidental call
  • 11:11 p.m. A male was at the Maraton station on State Road 37 reporting he had cellphones stole and other items from his home
  • 11:23 p.m. Traffic stop at Fifth Street at Sigma Steel

Incidents – March 18

  • 12:01 a.m. Traffic stop at State Road 37 at AppleAcres
  • 12:26: a.m. Traffic stop at State Road 37 and Fifth Street
  • 12:43 a.m. Traffic stop at State Road 37 at The Woods
  • 1:01 a.m. Traffic stop at State Road 37 and State Road 58 East
  • 1:44 a.m. Traffic stop at Meridian Road at SteelTech. A citation was issued for driving while driver’s license suspended
  • 1:57 a.m. Traffic stop at State Road 37 at dealerships
  • 2:04 a.m. 911 hangup in the 50 block of Lakeside Estates. It was an accidental call

Accidents – March 17

  • 5:58 a.m. Car/deer accident at Tunnelton and Vinegar Hill roads

Mitchell Police Department
Arrests – March 16

  • 11:10 p.m. Terry Bacon, 63, 641 Rocky Creek West, operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a blood-alcohol content of 0.15 percent or above, OWI endangerment, reckless driving
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