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Police Log For March 27th, 2015
Updated March 27, 2015 5:45 AM
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Bedford Police Department

Infractions -March 27

  • 7:20 p.m. Jim Myhand, 36, 6992 Tunnelton Road, no registration
  • 7:24 p.m. Tiffany Purtlebaugh, 24, Bloomington, speeding
  • 8:16 p.m. Ashley Walton, 19, 100 block of Lost Lane, failure to use headlights

Incidents - March 27

  • 3:00 p.m. Resident at station to report theft
  • 5:27 p.m. Physical domestic dispute in 300 block of Shawnee Drive
  • 4:37 a.m. Physical domestic dispute on the 500 block of N Street
  • 4:47 a.m. Juvenile problem on O Street and 18th
  • 11:57 p.m. Objects in roadway reported on MItchell Road and N Street
  • 5:51 a.m. Fire reported in the 2600 block of 16th Street
  • 1:13 p.m. Medical emergency in the 3300 block of L Street
  • 1:51 p.m. Unwanted person reported in the 2400 block of H Street
  • 1:55 p.m. Medical emergency in the 400 block of L Street
  • 2:11 p.m. Found property reported on Becky Skillman Drive
  • 2:26 p.m. Parking problem reported in the 1500 block of of 4th Street
  • 3:53 p.m. Child Custody dispute in the 1900 block of I Street
  • 4:01 p.m. Police escort requested in the 1800 block of I Street, Ferguson Lee Funeral Home
  • 4:44 p.m. Theft reported in the 2000 block of Washington Avenue
  • 5:23 p.m. Medical emergency in the 1600 block of C Street
  • 6:23 p.m. Suspicious person in the 2200 block of Denson Avenue and Wilson Park
  • 10:43 p.m. Medical emergency in the 400 block of L Street

Accidents - March 27

  • 3:06 p.m.Accident in the 600 block of R Street
  • 5:37 p.m. Accident on Washington Avenue

Lawrence County Police Department

Incidents - March 27

  • 4:44 a.m. Missing person report on State Road 158 of 16 year old female believed to be with her 16 year old boyfriend
  • 4:58 a.m. Attempt to locate box truck traveling on 12th Street with no taillights
  • 12:10 p.m. Request to pick up cat caged in the Parks Addition
  • 12:19 p.m. Report of theft of junk metal from a neighbors home in Mitchell
  • 1:53 p.m. Welfare check of a distraught male walking on Seibolt Quarry Road
  • 1:44 p.m. Theft reported of cell phone on Kentucky Hollow Road
  • 2:12 p.m. Identity theft reported on I Street
  • 2;20 P.M. Fraud reported on 9th Street, someone impersonating an officer asking for donations
  • 4:44 p.m. Cow reported blocking road on Younger road between Mt. Pleasant and Bartlettsville Road
  • 4:45 p.m. Theft of license plate on South Aster Court
  • 5:03 p.m. Vehicle repossession on Pumphouse Road
  • 6:35 p.m. Battery reported on Trinton Circle
  • 6:45 p.m. Erratic driving reported on 16th Street
  • 7:11 p.m. Vandalism on Popcorn Road, reported window of home was shot out
  • 9:19 p.m. Report of threat received on State Road 158
  • 9:24 p.m. Driver hit deer on Tripleton Pike, driver requested permit to take deer, was granted permit
  • 10:51 p.m. Domestic dispute on Vine Street
  • 11:23 p.m. Theft reported in Eastern Heights Addition
  • 1:10 a.m. Medical emergency on L Street
  • 1:42 a.m. Medical emergency, reports of male experiencing breathing problems on US 50 East


Police Log For March 26th, 2015
Updated March 27, 2015 5:48 AM
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Bedford Police Department

Infractions - March 25

  • 11:12 p.m. Larry Clayton, 56, PO 1296, speeding

Incidents -March 25

  • 9:53 a.m. Abandoned vehicle reported in the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue
  • 10:27 a.m. Abandoned vehicle in the 700 block of Q Street
  • 12:19 p.m. Welfare check in the 1800 13th Street
  • 12:43 p.m. Welfare check in the 2700 block of U Street
  • 1:10 p.m. Suspicious person reported walking at 17th Street and I
  • 11:27 p.m. Criminal Mischief in the 1400 block of M Street

Lawrence County Police Department

Incidents - March 25

  • 5:15 a.m. Object in road way reported on State Road 54 West
  • 5:22 a.m. Caller reported that the rail road crossing sign was flashing continuously on Yockey Road, officer was sent to direct traffic until problem was resolved
  • 7:28 a.m. Medical emergency at Burton Cemetery
  • 8:17 a.m. Resident at station to report that they had received threats
  • 9:13 a.m. Alarm at Tabernacle of Praise US Hwy 50 East
  • 10:59 a.m Deer hit South of the Monroe and Lawrence County Line
  • 11:50 a.m. Object reported in road on Hwy 37 South of County Line
  • 1:40 p.m. Report that person(s) had put nails in a residents driveway
  • 1:50 p.m. Battery reported on Ridge Dale Drive
  • 3:01 p.m. Welfare check requested on East Parks Addition. Caller stated no one had heard from the resident in several days
  • 3:15 p.m. Welfare check on Holly Drive
  • 4:18 p.m. Theft of tools from residence on Burton Lane
  • 5:18 p.m. Battery reported on East Oolitic Road
  • 5:25p.m. Domestic Dispute on Daisy Lane
  • 6:44 p.m. Person at station to report theft
  • 9:37 Alarm at Work of God Church, Wesley Chapel Road
  • 10:06 p.m. Juvenile Problem reported on State Road 60 West, problem was resolved
  • 1:46 a.m. Suspicious person reported walking West of of Speedway, when officers responded it was found that the individual was waking home from work

Accidents - March 25

  • 4:16 p.m. Accident on Blue Springs Cavern Road. No Injuries sustained


Police Log For March 25th, 2015
Updated March 27, 2015 5:49 AM
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Bedford Police Department

Infractions - March 24

  • 8:47 p.m. Marty Turpin, 49, Fayetteville Coxton Road, Williams, speeding
  • 11:20 p.m. James Newman, 38, Dupont, IN, speeding

Incidents - March 24

  • 9:16 a.m. Disabled Motorist in the 900 block of 5th Street
  • 10:18 a.m. Alarm check at Evolution Tattoo, 1600 block of J Street
  • 1:23 p.m. Welfare Check in the 1600 block of 2nd Street
  • 3:08 a.m. Medical Emergency at Wal-Mart 3200 block of John Williams Boulevard
  • 4:00 p.m. Suspicious Person in the 1800 block of F Street
  • 5:03 p.m. Juvenile Problem in the 1700 block of M Street
  • 5:37 p.m. Utility Problem in the 2700 block of R Street
  • 6:31 p.m. Theft reported in the 600 block of J Street
  • 7:16 p.m. Open door reported at Manchester Tank, 900 block of X Street
  • 9:04 p.m. Physical Domestic Dispute in the 1000 block of 18th Street

Accidents - March 24

  • 5:20 a.m. Accident at State Road 37 and 39th Street
  • 1:08 p.m. Accident at 0 Street and16th

Lawrence County Police Department

Incidents - March 24

  • 1:11 p.m. Welfare check requested for person making suicidal threats on social media, Meadows Church Road
  • 2:20 p.m. Individual at the station to report a theft
  • 2:22 p.m. Civil Dispute on Dillman Road
  • 2:30 p.m. Reported theft of medication from home on Rawlins Mill Road
  • 3;23 p.m. Medical Emergency involving male having difficulty breathing
  • 3:42 p.m. Individual at the station to report an Identity Theft
  • 3:52 p.m. Threats made to bring gun to residents home, Norman Road
  • 4:45 p.m. Erratic driving reported, vehicle passing cars on double yellow line
  • 8:06 p.m. Dogs reported missing from Tunnelton Road
  • 8:07 p.m. Report of Domestic Dispute, Buddha Bypass, husband left residence
  • 9:00 p.m. Suicidal person reported on Mt. Pleasant Road, person was located and taken for evaluation
  • 9:49 p.m. Disabled vehicle blocking road on U.S. 50 East of Star Stop
  • 10;57 p.m. Welfare check on 16th Street
  • 11:08 p.m. Suspicious female reported on Popcorn Road, when officers responded they found she was just walking
  • 12:08 a.m. Suspicious vehicle reported on Sand Pit Road by the rail road tracks
  • 12:56 a.m. Reports of deer in middle of road in the South bound lane of Hwy 37 next to the Lawrence County Line, caller said when they approached the deer it ran into the woods


Police Log For March 23rd, 2015
Updated March 27, 2015 5:50 AM
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Bedford Police Department

Infractions - March 23

  • 12:07 p.m. Mathew Duncan, 34, Hillside Drive, speeding
  • 12:30 p.m. Anthony Johns, 24, 1324 2o0th Street, Protective Order Violation
  • 7:27 p.m. Tyler Dees, 22, Walnut Heights, speeding
  • 8:47 p.m. Marty Turpin, Williams, Speeding
  • 8:53 p.m. Mathew Wilson, 17, 623 H Street, bad or improper headlights
  • 11:02 p.m. Vatche Khachatrian, 49, Bloomington, speeding

Incidents - March 23

  • 6:54 a.m. Theft in the 1600 block of K Street
  • 8:29 a.m. Medical Emergency in the 1900 block of Plaza Drive
  • 9:34 a.m.Medical Emergency in the 1900 block of 14th Street Apartments
  • 11:17 a.m. Report at station of lost keys
  • 11:26 a.m. Medical Emergency in the 400 block of L Street
  • 2:00 p.m. Unwanted person in the 3000 block of Ted Jones Drive
  • 2:09 p.m. Welfare check in the 100 block of Edgewood Drive

Accidents - March 23

  • 12:05 p.m. Accident at 2631 16th Street
  • 3:38 p.m. Accident in the 500 block of I Street
  • 4:50 p.m. Accident on State Road 37 and John Williams Boulevard

Lawrence County Police Department

Infractions - March 23

  • 9:06 a.m. Medical Emergency involving 83 year old Male threatening suicide on Norman Road
  • 9:29 a.m. Erratic driving Hwy 50 East by Johnny Junxions
  • 9:47 a.m. Suspicious person was seen by a neighbor running form house on Yockee Road
  • 10:00 a.m. Medical Emergency involving a possible heart attack
  • 10:08 a.m. Follow-up investigation involving resident with non-immunized dog on Mill Creek Road
  • 12:58 p.m. Erratic driving reported on Oolitic Road
  • 3:48 p.m. Criminal Mischief involving spray painting bikes on Maddox Lane
  • 4:00 p.m. Report of several large diseased animals in field causing foul smell on property
  • 5:57 p.m. Report at station of dogs being shot in the 900 block of Louie Smith Road
  • 9:31 p.m. Medical Emergency involving a request for ambulance for a 56 year old Male experiencing weakness and fatigue after Kidney surgery on Maul Ridge Road

Accidents - March 23

  • 4:30 p.m. Loye Pourner, 75, of Bedford on Tunnelton Road


Police Log For March 22, 2015
Updated March 27, 2015 5:51 AM
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Bedford Police Department

Arrests - March 22

  • 10:06 p.m. Bradly Hensley, 42, 405 Q Street, arrested at residence for Domestic Battery

Infractions - March 22

  • 12:18 p.m. James Staley, Seymour, no registration and license plate required
  • 5:46 p.m. Tyler Guthrie, 23, Mitchell, operating while suspended
  • 7:36 p.m. Timothy Phillips, Paoli, speeding, no registration and license plate required

Incidents - March 22

  • 1:13 p.m. Verbal Domestic Dispute in the 3300 block of 16th Street by McDonald's
  • 5:38 p.m. Criminal Mischief in the 3200 block of John Williams Boulevard
  • 6:35 p.m. Medical Emergency in the 3000 block of Washington Avenue
  • 6:54 p.m. Overdose on Heltonville Road

Accidents - March 22

  • 2:14 p.m. Accident at 1224 James Avenue

Lawrence County Police Department

Infractions - March 22

  • 8:12 a.m. Garage fire at Mcfadden Ridge
  • 10:55 a.m. 68 year old male experiencing chest pains
  • 3:39 p.m. Two residents reported the same field fire in Mitchell
  • 4:27 p.m. Report of child abuse in Mitchell
  • 4:56 p.m. Report of stolen gun from Peerless Church Road
  • 6:50 p.m. Caller reported he was afraid the two juveniles skateboarding on Broomsage Road would be struck by a vehicle
  • 8:49 p.m. Reports of a runaway child from Silverville Williams Road, child was later found
  • 9:43 p.m. Medical Emergency on Adams Street
  • 10:43 p.m. Request from a family member to do a welfare check at the Budget Inn

Accidents - March 22

  • 7:30 p.m. Wreck on Popcorn Road between a 1994 Chevy and a Honda Motorcycle resulted in the cyclist suffering minor injuries to their shoulder and arm.


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