On the record – June 11



Joshua Scott Howard, 38, Brownstown, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a syringe, possession of paraphernalia, parole violation, no bond, 1:41 a.m. Friday.

Jackson County

Steven Avery Grayson, 64, North Vernon, theft, no bond, 8:42 p.m. Thursday.

Jason Lee Bryant, 41, Scottsburg, warrant for failure to appear, no bond, 5:57 p.m. Thursday.

Nita Marie Lentz, 42, Columbus, warrant for failure to appear, $1,005 bond, 2:44 p.m. Thursday.


Louis Earl Hawkins, 26, Freetown, possession of a syringe, no bond, 9:41 a.m. Thursday.

Jennings County

Matt Nelson, 24, Edinburgh, warrant for failure to appear for theft and possession of syringe, $2,605 bond, 7:20 p.m. Thursday.

John Wade, 48, North Vernon, aiding/inducing/causing an offense, $605 bond, 7:20 p.m. Thursday.

Joseph Wright, 47, North Vernon, aiding/inducing/causing an offense, $605 bond, 7:20 p.m. Thursday.

Rodney Marshall, 30, North Vernon, possession of marijuana, criminal mischief, $1,755 bond, 7:20 p.m. Thursday.

Leah Colson, 27, Seymour, warrant for nonsupport of a dependent child, $1,055 bond, 2 p.m. Thursday.

Jordan Asbur, 25, North Vernon, burglary, residential entry, $2,555 bond, 2:38 a.m. Thursday.

Joshua Fugate, 20, North Vernon, burglary, residential entry, $5,055 bond, 12:15 a.m. Thursday.

North Vernon

Ginger Helmburg, 38, North Vernon, public intoxication, $605 bond, 9:40 p.m. Thursday.

Raymond Anderson, 20, Butlerville, warrant for failure to appear for intimidation charge, $2,605 bond, 5:30 p.m. Thursday.


Jackson County

Property-damage wreck involving a deer, Interstate 65, one mile south of Uniontown, 1:50 a.m. Friday.

Property-damage wreck involving a utility pole, 10200 block of East County Road 275N, Seymour, 12:25 a.m. Friday.

Family fight, 4700 block of West Columbus Pike, Freetown, 9:26 p.m. Friday.

Wanted person, 1000 block of Industrial Way, Crothersville, 5:15 p.m. Friday.

Traffic offense, 1200 block of South State Road 11, Seymour, 3:33 p.m. Friday.

Theft, 200 Bishop Drive, Seymour, 11:14 a.m. Friday.


Stolen bicycle, 200 block of South Park Street, 11:42 p.m. Thursday.

Man and woman fighting, 1100 block of North Blish Street, 9:20 p.m. Thursday.

Drug activity, 800 block of West Tipton Street, 9:09 p.m. Thursday.

Harassment, 600 block of South Walnut Street, 9:02 p.m. Thursday.

Man battering a woman, 300 block of Parkland Avenue, 8:44 p.m. Thursday.

Traffic offense, Centennial and Vine streets, 8:41 p.m. Thursday.

Five women refusing to leave, 700 block of North Ewing Street, 8:07 p.m. Thursday.

Damage to a bicycle, 200 block Central Avenue, 6:43 p.m. Thursday.

Report of man fleeing in a car after he attempted to steal merchandise, Walmart Supercenter, 1600 E. Tipton St., 6:17 p.m. Thursday.

Property-damage wreck, 200 block of Commerce Drive, 5:37 p.m. Thursday.

Report of two men who fled on foot from the scene of a property-damage wreck, Tipton Street and Commerce Drive, 5:35 p.m. Thursday.

Woman yelling at the owner of a business, 200 block of North Sandy Creek Drive, 5:08 p.m. Thursday.

Report of a woman kicking the dog she was walking in the throat, Community Drive, 4:06 p.m. Thursday.

Man and woman arguing, 400 block of Parkland Avenue, 3:15 p.m. Thursday.

Report of a woman who struck a vehicle, 900 block of East Tipton Street, 1:52 p.m. Thursday.

Property-damage wreck involving two white vehicles, 200 block of East Tipton Street, 1:05 p.m. Thursday.

Out-of-control female juvenile, 200 block of East Seventh Street, 12:37 p.m. Thursday.

Three male juveniles riding bicycles in and out of traffic, Kasting Road, 12:21 p.m. Thursday.

Traffic offense, Second Street and Indianapolis Avenue, 11:44 a.m. Thursday.

Syringe found underneath a truck, 200 block of Johnson Street, 11:15 a.m. Thursday.

Battery, 1800 block of First Avenue, 10:12 a.m. Thursday.

Battered woman, 300 block of East Laurel Street, 10:05 a.m. Thursday.

Report of more than 20 911 calls, 600 block of Centennial Street, 9:19 a.m. Thursday. Police were able to discover the calls were coming from children playing with an old, unused phone.

Trespassing involving an ex-employee, Rally’s, 1507 E. Tipton St., 12:18 a.m. Thursday.

Possible rape in progress, 500 block of R. Pardieck Avenue, 12:43 a.m. Thursday. The report proved to be unfounded.

Caller reporting she had been followed lately and the same people may be the ones digging through her trash, 900 block of West Fifth Street, 12:09 a.m. Thursday.

North Vernon

Burglary, 600 block of East Buckeye Street, 11:53 p.m. Thursday.

Theft and a neighbor dispute, 100 block of West College Street, 9:23 p.m. Thursday.

Laptop recovered, Main Street area, 8:47 p.m. Thursday.

Theft, 600 block of County Road 450N, 7:32 p.m. Thursday.

Juvenile problem, State Street and Hayden Pike area, 3:32 p.m. Thursday.

Counterfeiting, 200 block of North State Street, 3:19 p.m. Thursday.

Domestic disturbance, 500 block of Norris Avenue, 11:18 a.m. Thursday.

Bicycle recovered, Lincoln Place Apartments, 3:23 p.m. Wednesday.

Criminal mischief at a business, 2400 block of North State Street, 2:49 p.m. Wednesday.

Wreck involving a motorist who left the scene, North Vernon City Park, 604 N. State St., 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Property-damage wreck, 1600 block of North State Street, 12:08 p.m. Wednesday.

Theft, 500 block of West Walnut Street, 10:50 a.m. Wednesday.

Theft, 2700 block of North State Road 7, 8:44 a.m. Wednesday.

Pellet gun recovered, North Vernon City Pool, 604 N. State St., 5:01 p.m. Tuesday.

Theft, Walnut Street, 4:21 p.m. Tuesday.

Syringe recovered near a home, Walnut Street, 4:01 p.m. Tuesday.

Stolen silver 2002 Chevrolet Silverado, State Road 3, 2:41 p.m. Tuesday.

Harassment, 2000 block of North State Road 3, 1:14 p.m. Tuesday.

Harassment reported at the police station, 101 N. Madison Ave., 12:54 p.m. Tuesday.

Property-damage wreck, State Road 3 at JFK Drive, 11:34 a.m. Tuesday.