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Police Log For February 12, 2014
Updated February 12, 2014 8:20 AM
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Bedford Police Department
Arrests
February 11

Infractions
February 11

5:49 p.m. Joshua Root, 32, 403 N. Jackson St., improper turn at properly marked intersection.

3:44 p.m. Dean Jones, 50, Orleans, illegal U turn.

3:41 p.m. Jason Collinsworth, 31, Heltonville, speeding.

Incidents
February 12

1:53 a.m. Report of a large amount of smoke behind Rulers. Bedford Fire Department was alerted. They found a house on fire in the 1700 block of G Street.

February 11

8:19 p.m. Request for extra patrol in the 1400 block of 14th Street.

7:26 p.m. A transient was on station seeking shelter.

6:56 p.m. Report of a burlgary in the 1100 block of 12th Street.

6:40 p.m. Request for a welfare check on a resident in the 1000 block of 22nd Street.

6:24 p.m. Report of a disabled motorist at Ind. 37 and John Williams Boulevard.

6:05 p.m. Report of a suspicious person at Indiana Steel on J Street.

5:18 p.m. Medical emergency in the 4200 block of Mitchell Road.

4:42 p.m. Utility problem in the 700 block of U Street.

3:20 p.m. Disabled motorist at Ind. 37 and 16th Street.

1:01 p.m. A person was on station to report receiving threats.

12:05 p.m. Report of a suspicious person at 16th and H streets.

Accidents
February 11

10:34 a.m. Property damage with a vehicle leaving the scene at 16th and Brian Lane Way.

Lawrence County Police
Arrests
February 11

5:20 p.m. Robin Higgs, 34, Orleans, possession of meth, maintaining a common nuisance, driving while driver's license suspended.

Incidents
February 12

2:13 a.m. Request for extra patrol in the 5000 block of Troden Lane.

2:04 a.m. Report of a suspicious gold van at Casey's General Store in Oolitic. The van had been parked in the lot for two hours with people inside. When police arrived no one was in the van.

12:40 a.m. Request for extra patrols in SandPit Acres.

12:31 a.m. Request for an ambulance to WalMart.

February 11

11:55 p.m. Report of a suspicious vehicle parked a Swifty's. Police said there was no one around the vehicle.

11:25 p.m. Medical emergency in the 7000 block of Ind. 54 West. Perry Volunteer Fire Department first responders and an IU Health Hospital ambulance responded.

9:41 p.m. Report of a mule loose in the 1400 block of Cobb Lane. The caller captured the mule and put it in their barn.

8:33 p.m. Medical emergency in the 400 block of Burton Cemetery Road. A Seals ambulance and Marion VFD responded.

7:26 p.m. A resident in the 300 block of Preston Lane reported being harassed.

6:38 p.m. Report of a possible intoxicated driver at Johnny's Junction.

6:32 p.m. Report of a suspicous man taking items from a home in the 2100 block of Salem Road in Heltonville. The man had a receipt for the items.

6:11 p.m. Report of a black lab running loose in the 300 block fo Patton View Drive.

5:15 p.m. Medical emergency in the 4200 block of Mitchell Road. A Seals ambulance responded.

4:41 p.m. A person was on station to report trespassing in the 1400 block of Bryantsville Road.

3:10 p.m. A person was on station to request a no trespassing order.

1:05 p.m. A resident in the 1000 block of Georgia Fire Tower Road reported being harassed.

12:01 p.m. Report of a possible intoxicated driver on 16th Street.

10:22 p.m. Report of a burglary in the 100 block of Sportsman Club Road.

9:48 a.m. A resident in the 66000 block of Wine Street in Owensburg reported fraud. The call was transfered to Greene County.

8:12 a.m. Martin County Police reported a possible intoxicated driver in a burgandy Pontiac Montana Van traveling east on U.S. 50 West.

8:09 a.m. Medical emergency at Johnson Christian Village. Indian Creek VFD and an IU Health Hospital ambulance responded.

Accidents
February 11

10:30 a.m. A driver reported being side-swipped by a semi on 16th Street.

6:24 a.m. Car/deer accident in the 800 block of Sunny Acres Drive.

5:14 a.m. Accident with possible injuries on Ind. 37 at Cross Roads Church in the southbound lane. Marshall VFD and an ambulance responded.

Mitchell Police Department
Incidents

1:55 p.m. A resident in the 500 block of Dean Street reports hearing footsteps of someone walking around in her house. Police found no one in the home.

2:15 p.m. A resident called reporting receiving a scam call from someone saying they were from Publishers Clearing House and wanting the caller to send a debit card.send a Debit Card.

4:45 p.m. A resident in the 400 block of South Sixth Street was on station to report her daughter was being harassed.

6:25 p.m. Report of an injured dog in the area of Ind. 37 and the railroad bridge

9:28 p.m. Medical emergency in the 1100 block of Maple Street a child was having a seizure and trouble breathing. Mitchell VFD and an IU Health Hospital ambulance responded.

10:48 p.m. A resident in the 100 block of North 4th Street reported hearing a loud noise outside her home and wanted police to check the area. Everything checked out okay.

Febuary 12

12:29 a.m. A resident in the 100 block fo North Sixth Street reported a tall man was knocking on her door. Police didn't find anyone in the area.

2:02 a.m. Report of a suspicious vehicle in the 300 block of East Frank Street. There was no problem, a woman left her vehicle running while she ran into a home.

2:27 a.m. A juvenile male was on station to report his mother had locked him out of the house. The mother was called and came to the station to pick up her son.



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