Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN


November 13, 2013

Police Blotter


Nov. 9

John Lee, 54, Westport, arrested by Westport Town Marshals on charges of habitual traffic violations and operating while intoxicated. No bond was set.

John Thomas II, 50, arrested by GPD on a charge of battery. No bond was set.

Nov. 10

Taylor Wood, 18, Greensburg, arrested by GPD on a charge of minor consumption. Bond was set at $105 cash.

Luke Anderson, 19, Napoleon, arrested by GPD on a charge of minor consumption. Bond was set at $105 cash.

Ethan Bailey, 20, Greensburg, arrested by GPD on a charge of minor consumption. Bond was set at $105 cash.

Matthew Lee, 20, Greensburg, arrested by GPD on a charge of minor consumption. Bond was set at $105 cash.

Nov. 11

Daniel P. Welborn, 51, Greensburg, arrested by GPD for possession of marijuana. Bond set at $5,005 commercial.

Travis P. Elliott, 23, Greensburg, arrested by DCSD for possession of marijuana. No bond was set.



Nov. 8

12:54 a.m. – EMS call on East Base Road.

3:33 p.m. – Theft on CR 210 South.

3:35 p.m. – Vehicle accident near Parkside Lanes.

4:13 p.m. – Vehicle accident resulting in property damage in St. Paul.

6:06 p.m. – Vehicle collision with a deer on US Highway 421.

6:21 p.m. – Vehicle collision with a deer on SR 46.

6:50 p.m. – EMS call on SR 46.

10:20 p.m. – Vehicle collision with a deer on SR 3.

Nov. 9

1:36 a.m. – Vehicle collision with a deer on I-74.

5:19 a.m. – Vehicle collision with a deer on SR 46 East.

8:18 a.m. – Criminal mischief on CR 400 East.

9:10 a.m. – Theft in Westport.

6:33 p.m. – Vehicle collision with a deer on Millhousen Road.

Nov. 10

4:01 a.m. – EMS call in New Point.

5:15 p.m. – Property damage in Lake McCoy.

Nov. 11

3:30 a.m. – Vehicle accident on Highway 421 S.

4:39 p.m. – EMS run to Broadway Street.

6:12 p.m. – EMS run to County Road 100 W.


Nov. 8

11:33 a.m. – Theft or attempted theft in the 200 block of S. Broadway Street.

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