Police Log: Sept. 25, 2019

Bedford Police Department

Arrests – Sept. 24

  • 5:03 p.m. Shawn Purdy, 45, Bloomfield, wanted on a warrant for failure to appear, synthetic identity deception
  • 9:35 a.m. Victoria James, 25, Mitchell, wanted on a warrant for petition to revoke

Incidents – Sept. 24

  • 12:37 p.m. Traffic stop at Walgreens
  • 12:17 p.m. Traffic stop at 16th Street and Brian Lane Way
  • 11:52 a.m. Information report taken in the 3500 block of River Bluff Road
  • 11:49 a.m. Information report taken on station
  • 10:59 a.m. Parking problem in the 2500 block of J Street
  • 10:06 a.m. Information report in the 2200 block of 35th Street
  • 8:58 p.m. Agency assist in the 2900 block of 16th Street. An IU Health Hospital ambulance responded
  • 8:31 p.m. Request for a welfare check at Super 8 Motel
  • 8:20 p.m. Report of a juvenile problem in the first block of Ludlow Drive
  • 7:29 p.m. Found property at 29th and Western Avenue
  • 7:25 p.m. Request for a welfare check at CVS Pharmacy
  • 7:23 p.m. A person was on station for an information report
  • 7:16 p.m. Request for a welfare check at U and 29th streets
  • 5:42 p.m. Runaway juvenile in the 1310 block of 13th Street
  • 5:29 p.m. Found property at 29th Street and Western Avenue
  • 5:25 p.m. Request for a welfare check at CVS Pharmacy
  • 7:23 p.m. Animal control requested at Beech Grove Cemetery
  • 7:16 p.m. Request for a welfare check at U and 29th Street
  • 5:42 p.m. A resident in the 1310 block of 13th Street reported a runaway juvenile
  • 5:19 p.m. Civil dispute in the 1210 block of 17th Street
  • 5:03 p.m. Wanted person in the 700 block of S Street. A male was arrested
  • 3:52 p.m. Information report at Casa Brava
  • 3:42 p.m. Alarm testing at Parkview Intermediate
  • 3:34 p.m. Traffic stop at I and 24th streets
  • 3:14 p.m. Traffic stop at O and 17th streets
  • 2:07 p.m. School patrols
  • 12:47 p.m. Medical emergency in the 150 block of J Hunter Drive
  • 12:43 p.m. A person was on station about lost property
  • 12:41 p.m. Parking problem in the 920 block of 25th Street
  • 12:41 p.m. Alarm sounding in the 630 block of Lincoln Avenue
  • 12:37 p.m. Traffic stop at Walgreens
  • 12:17 p.m. Traffic stop at 16th Street and Brian Lane Way
  • 11:52 a.m. information report taken in the 3500 block of River Bluff Road
  • 11:49 a.m. Information report was taken on station
  • 10:59 a.m. Parking problem in the 2500 block of J Street
  • 10:06 a.m. Information report was taken in the 2200 block of 35th Street
  • 9:53 a.m. A wanted person at the probation department. A female was arrested
  • 9:48 a.m. Request for an officer to Mariner Finance on 16th Street
  • 8:41 a.m. 911 investigation in the 1400 block of 13th Street
  • 8:40 a.m. Medical emergency in the 2020 block of Washington Avenue. An IU Health Hospital ambulance responded
  • 8:29 a.m. 911 hang up on Bedford Middle School
  • 8:25 a.m. Request for a welfare check in the 1400 block of K Street
  • 7:28 a.m. School patrols
  • 7:02 a.m. Medical emergency at Becky’s Place. An IU Health Hospital ambulance responded
  • 6 a.m. Medical emergency in the 630 block of 15th Street. An IU Health Hospital ambulance responded
  • 5:44 a.m. Police did an escorted for Indiana Steel
  • 2:51 a.m. Utility problem at M and 18th streets
  • 2:12 a.m. Traffic stop at Washington Avenue and 23rd Street
  • 1:22 a.m. Medical emergency in the 2620 block of Sanders Lane. An IU Health Hospital ambulance responded
  • 1:11 a.m. Officers made extra patrols in the 1000 block of 25th Street
  • 12:55 a.m. Traffic stop at 16th Street and Clinic Drive
  • 12:16 a.m. Officers were out with a person at Norton Lane and U Street
  • 12:13 a.m Officers were out with a vehicle at Wilson Park

Incidents – Sept. 23

  • 11:59 p.m. Officers were out with an intoxicated male at 15th and J streets. The male was arrested
  • 11:52 p.m. Traffic stop at Mitchell Road and 22nd Street
  • 11:21 p.m. Found property at Washington Avenue and 21st Street
  • 11:13 p.m. Traffic stop at H and 17th streets
  • 9:28 p.m. Battery at 19th and G streets

Accidents – Sept. 24

  • 5:26 p.m. Accident with possible injuries at State Road 37 and Dixie Highway
  • 4:14 p.m. Property damage accident at Becky Skillman Way and 16th Street

Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department

Arrests – Sept. 25

Arrests – Sept. 24

  • 5:13 a.m. Arturo Menchanca, 36, Springville, possession of meth, possession of drug paraphernalia
  • 8:50 a.m. Melanie Sanders, 44, Mitchell, driving while driver’s license suspended with a prior conviction, wanted on a warrant for failure to appear
  • 5 p.m Kagen Hodges, 31, Terre Haute, wanted on a warrant for failure to appear
  • 1:40 p.m. Roger Martin, 50, 1215 4th St., wanted on a warrant for petition to revoke

Incidents – Sept. 24

  • 5:13 a.m.. 911 call from a male in the 170 block of Preston Lane in Springville saying there is an emergency and to send police. Police attempted to get in contact with the male but he would not respond. There is a history of this male making these types of calls
  • 6:24 a.m. Lift assist in the 800 block of Walnut Street in Oolitic
  • 6:45 a.m. Police made extra patrols at Springville Judah Road
  • 7 a.m. Unwanted male on the front porch of a home in the 1100 block of Mill Creek Road. The male keeps banging on the door
  • 7:23 a.m. Traffic stop at Springville Judah Road and Morning Side Drive
  • 7:40 a.m. 911 hangup. It was an accidental call
  • 8:01 a.m. 911 call from Adams Street in Orleans.Orleans Police was alerted
  • 8:03 a.m. Burglary at Kentucky Fried Chicken in Mitchell. The manager found the back door open and found the safe opened and emptied
  • 8:28 a.m. Follow up investigation at Salt Creek Brewery
  • 8:34 a.m. 911 call in the 1400 block of 13th Street. Bedford Police was alerted
  • 8:50 a.m. Traffic stop at O’Reilly’s. A male wanted on a warrant was arrested
  • 8:53 a.m. Request for animal control in the 30 block of Greenhill Addition Road for a stray black cat. Animal control was unable to locate the cat
  • 9:09 a.m. Report of a baby accidentally locked inside of a vehicle at Heltonville Elementary. Deputies unlocked the pickup truck and the baby was fine
  • 9:43 a.m. Follow up investigation in the 160 block of Sams Road
  • 10:47 a.m. Follow up investigation in the 2780 block of North Harbstrait Road
  • 11:18 a.m. Medical emergency in the 610 block of South Mississippi Avenue. A person was having heart issues
  • 11:44 a.m. Officers were out with a vehicle at John Williams Boulevard and R Street
  • 11:59 a.m Theft in the 620 block of South 8th Street
  • 12:26 p.m. Lift assist in the 1600 block of 12th Street
  • 12:28 p.m. Controlled fire at Isom Brothers Farm on State Road 60 West
  • 12:53 p.m. Request for animal control in the 750 block of Old Buddha Road. The caller says three dogs chase her while she rides her bike
  • 1:03 p.m. Follow up investigation at Gearworks
  • 1:11 p.m. Controlled fire in the 560 block of Yockey Estates
  • 2:33 p.m. Document service in the 890 block of Thompson Lane
  • 2:46 p.m. Request for animal control to the 1880 block of Clark Smith Road for a cat in a trap
  • 2:58 p.m. Traffic stop at 8th Street and Hoosier Avenue in Oolitic. A citation was issued for speed
  • 3:03 p.m. Request for a welfare check on two young children in the 910 block of Peaceful Valley Road. No one was home
  • 3:03 p.m. Request for animal control in the 170 block of Eastern Heights Drive. The caller says her neighbor has a racoon and it comes into her yard and attacks her dogs. DNR was alerted
  • 3:09 p.m. Follow up investigation in at Kentucky Fried Chicken in Mitchell
  • 3:22 p.m. Citizen assist in the 540 block of Woodville Road
  • 3:56 p.m. A woman was at Parkview Primary reporting her 7-year-old son was missing and never arrived at the Boys & Girls Club from the school. Bedford police located the child
  • 3:58 p.m. Medical emergency in the 600 block of Teke Burton Drive. A person was having a seizure
  • 3:58 p.m. Medical emergency in the 600 block of Teke Burton Drive
  • 3:58 p.m. Report of an erratic driver on Seiboldt Quarry Road in a white pickup. The truck just pulled in at Mr. C’s
  • 4:02 p.m. Traffic stop in the 3010 block of Mitchell Road near Jackson’s mini mart. A citation was issued for speed
  • 4:06 p.m. Unwanted male in the 1200 block of Ridge Road
  • 4:20 p.m. 911 call at West Maple and Quarry streets in Orleans. Orange County Police were alerted
  • 4:25 p.m. Report of a transformer on fire at Sixth Street between Main and Warren streets in Mitchell
  • 4:26 p.m. Medical emergency in the 6390 block of Leesville Road. A person was suffering chest pains
  • 4:33 p.m. 911 call at US 50 and Country Road 870 West, near Gobbler Hollar
  • 4:38 p.m. Traffic stop at State Road 37 at The Woods. A citation was issued for speed
  • 5:02 p.m. Traffic stop at State Road 37 at The Woods
  • 5:04 p.m. Report of an erratic driver in a white pickup at Valley Mission and Monroe Dam roads
  • 5:15 p.m. Traffic stop at State Road 37, at The Woods
  • 5:22 p.m. Traffic stop at North 4th and Warren streets
  • 5:37 p.m. Controlled fire in the 1320 block of Beaver Creek Road
  • 6:08 p.m. Information reported in the 690 block of Louie Smith Road. The caller found nails in her driveway and her neighbor’s driveway. The caller requested extra patrols
  • 6:09 p.m. Report of a suspicious person beating on the door of a home in the 80 block of Easy Street this morning. The female did not see the person or any vehicles in the area
  • 6:32 p.m. Report of an erratic driver in a black Peterbilt semi at State Road 37 and Rariden Hill
  • 6:38 p.m. Traffic stop at Teke Burton Road at the Apostolic Church. The driver was cited for driving while driver’s license suspended
  • 7:13 p.m. Request for a welfare check in the 310 block of Sugar Hill Addition
  • 7:26 p.m. Abandoned vehicle blocking a driveway in the 600 block of West Frank Street
  • 7:52 p.m. The owner of Johnny Junxions reported a van went through the car wash causing thousands of dollars in damage and then left the scene
  • 8 p.m. Request for animal control in the 980 block of Bailey Scales Road. A fawn was stuck in a fence. The fawn was freed before animal control arrived
  • 8:04 p.m. Follow up investigation in the 400 block of Shandell Drive
  • 8:08 p.m. Report of a missing juvenile at the Persimmon Festival. The juvenile was located by the parents
  • 8:15 p.m. Controlled fire in the 3890 block of South I Street
  • 8:33 p.m. 911 call in the 9280 block of West County Road in Medora. Her boyfriend was having a panic attack. The male then changed his mind and refused the ambulance
  • 8:47 p.m. Medical emergency in the 2270 block of Tunnelton Road. An 87-year-old male was dizzy
  • 8:56 p.m. Mitchell officer requested to the junction to meet an IU Health Hospital ambulance.A male almost has his restraint helmet off. Officer assisted and ambulance continued to hospital
  • 9:40 p.m. Medical emergency in the 530 block of Pumphouse Road. A 64-year-old female was having trouble breathing
  • 9:57 p.m. Traffic stop at State Road 37 and State Road 54
  • 9:59 p.m. Illegal burning at North 8th Street and Gilbert Drive
  • 10:08 p.m. Traffic stop at State Road 37 at Oolitic
  • 10:26 p.m. Traffic stop at State Road 54 and Bridwell Street
  • 10:35 p.m. Two females were at the Mitchell Police Department to report they had been sexually assaulted
  • 10:45 p.m. Traffic stop at State Road 54 and State Road 37
  • 10:48 p.m. Report of a suicidal female in the 210 block of North Sixth Street
  • 11:07 p.m. Traffic stop at State Road 37, south of Trogdon Road
  • 11:20 p.m. Medical emergency in the 7800 block of Williams Road. A 42-year-old woman was dizzy and passed out
  • 11:29 p.m. Agency assist on a traffic stop at State Road 37 and State Road 58 East
  • 11:38 p.m. Lift assist in the 20 block of North Pike Road
  • 11:51 p.m. Traffic stop on US 50 East and Shawswick Station Road
  • 11:56 p.m. 911 call stating her mother in Kentucky is in need of assistance. Indiana State Police were alerted

Incidents – Sept. 25

  • 12:10 a.m. Officers were out with a vehicle at Hopkins Cemetery. Two juveniles were told to move on the quarry was private property
  • 12:13 a.m. 911 call in the 50 block of Pierce Road. The resident was having issued with their phone service
  • 12:25 a.m. Domestic fight in the 320 block of West Grissom Avenue
  • 3:28 a.m. Disabled vehicle on State Road 60 between Mitchell and Spring Mill Road. The vehicle ran out of gas
  • 3:45 a.m. Burglary alarm at Kentucky Fried Chicken in Mitchell. It was a delivery driver who set off the alarm

Accidents – Sept. 24

  • 7:44 a.m. Car/deer accident at State Road 450 at the bridge
  • 5:22 p.m. Accident with possible injuries at State Road 37 at White River bridge
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