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Sheriff's Log

Dec. 2, 4:05 p.m. :  Female caller on Upper Schooner Road reports man walking towards dead end with a clipboard and sweatshirt with business name; knocking and advising he could work.
4:32 p.m. County officer unable to locate; in service.

Nov. 30, 12:23 p.m. :  Female 911 caller in 6200 block of cardinal drive advises she heard two gunshots possibly from Duck Drive area. County officer advises he had to kill a deer.

Nov. 29, 2:38 p.m. :  Anonymous 911 caller advises of two loud explosions in the last 10 minutes from 6600 block of Persimmon Ridge Road.
2:44 p.m. 911 caller from 6500 block of Persimmon Ridge Road advises resident in next block is setting off loud explosions. Caller would like officer to make him stop. Dispatch advised caller they were in the area and would be there shortly.
2:53 p.m. County officer made contact with subject, he is shooting cannon in a safe manner, in service (from Persimmon Ridge Road).

Nov. 28, 3:34 p.m.:  Man requests officer to 6400 block of Raven Drive reference homeowner from Quail Drive blowing leaves on his property.
3:51 p.m. County officer spoke to contractor who was blowing leaves into the lake from Quail Drive, subject has stopped, in service (from Raven Drive).

Nov. 25, 10:34 p.m. :  911 caller called during a verbal argument with spouse. While on the call, they resolved their argument and declined any officer. Caller refused to give name.
10:46 p.m. 911 female caller from 10:34 p.m. call called to advise she is fine and left the residence.
10:47 p.m. Same 911 female caller advises she left her house and is fine.

Nov. 26, 3:38 p.m. :  911 female caller wanting to talk about her daughter-in-law being rude to her. Dispatch advises caller to call 911 if she is threatened.

Nov. 25, 8:20 p.m.:  Male caller advises he will be going through his neighbor’s window to shut off her coffee maker in case someone calls.

Nov. 25, 7:53 p.m.:  Female 911 caller requests officer to break into vet's office to see if her dog is there. Advised her we could not do that.

Nov. 25, 2:23 p.m. :  Male caller is house-sitting in 7000 block of Bellesville Pike. Advises his 9mm Glock has been missing six to seven days and requests officer for report. Advises he is not at residence now. Will call when he arrives at residence to file report.

Nov. 24, 5:13 a.m. :  Female caller reports teen standing at a stop sign at the end of Bell Road.
5:43 a.m. County officer unable to locate teen.

Nov 23, 4:33 p.m. :  Cell 911 caller advises woman lost on 135 North and auto shop. Dispatch gave her directions to Bloomington.
4:37 p.m. Cell 911 caller reference lost woman. Dispatch advises would send an officer up there to help her.
4:45 p.m. County officer escorting woman from auto shop to 46 West.
4:57 p.m. Cell 911 caller reference lost woman in black BMW on 46 West westbound. County officer will be out that way trying to find her.

Nov. 23, 9:20 a.m.:  Female 911 caller in 2200 block of Greasy Creek Road advises officer was out last night for breaking and entering investigation and she just found a 4-wheeler back on the property line.
9:52 a.m. County officer changing locations to 2000 block of Greasy creek.
10:09 a.m. County officer in service, subject with 4-wheeler has permission to be there.

Nov. 23, 12:33 a.m. :  Male 911 caller in 5700 block of Three Notch Road asking if son's girlfriend has a warrant so she can be arrested. No warrant located. Caller refuses to have officer come to his residence unless girl has warrant and can be removed from his trailer next to his home.

Nov. 23, 12:14 a.m.:  County officer attempted to stop vehicle on State Road 45, speeding black Saturn. Vehicle refused to stop, continued to Monroe County, currently near 6300 block of 45. Officer advises he may have lost the vehicle in Unionville.
12:17 a.m. Dispatch advises Monroe County dispatch notified of vehicle description, plate number and last known location, read info to officer.

Nov. 22, 11 a.m. :  Female 911 caller requests officer to 5900 block of Susie Ayers Road for man trying to load her horses into horse trailer. Man claims they belong to her, but woman states they came with property when purchased a year ago.
11:20 a.m. County officer (on scene at Susie Ayers Road) advises second officer to disregard, civil misunderstanding.

Nov. 21, 11:50 a.m. :  Female 911 caller advises possibly dead man in her vehicle. They are en route to Columbus, in the area of farm on 46 East in a silver Saturn. Man regained consciousness, woman did not want any assistance.

Nov. 19, 6:28 p.m.:  Female teenager needs to contact her grandmother for a ride, phone out of minutes. She will wait by the mailbox in 8000 block of Sweetwater Trail. Dispatch called grandmother, she will be en route shortly.

Nov. 18, 3:00 p.m. :  Female caller in 9000 block of Greene Road took her truck titled in her name from man’s residence in 5000 block of Three Notch Road.
3:03 p.m. Male caller in 5000 block of Three Notch Road requests officer, reference woman took her truck from his residence.
3:18 p.m. Male caller in 5000 block of Three Notch Road advises he needs officer there before 5p.m.
4:17 p.m. County officer on scene Three Notch Road.
4:30 p.m. County officer advises ordered off property in 5000 block of Three Notch Road.
4:47 p.m. County officer from Three Notch Road out of vehicle in 9000 block of Greene Road.

Nov. 16, 2:34 p.m.:  Female 911 caller requests officers to 8000 block of Bean Blossom Road for physical domestic trouble. Caller advises her 48-year-old son is the one causing the problems. While on the phone, caller advised he left on a skateboard, not sure where he went.

Nov. 16, 12:20 p.m. :  Man reports ice forming on north side of Seelmaer Hill in curve. County officer will check it. 12:35 p.m. County officer checked Seelmaer Hill, couldn't make himself slide on either side of hill. Officer requests dispatch call state highway and advise of complaint and that he checked it.

Nov. 13, 11:43 a.m. :  Female caller advises utility company has Clay Lick Road partially closed at Gatesville Road; no flagger out. Requests officer to area; advises they are in between hills. 4:17 p.m. Male caller requests officer pass through area of 4700 block of Gatesville Road. Utility work going on, no flaggers. Sent school bus into oncoming traffic. 4:28 p.m. County officer out on Gatesville Road. 4:31 p.m. County officer spoke to supervisor; he will get a couple guys out to start flagging.

Nov. 13, 1:32 p.m. :  Male 911 caller advises possible intoxicated driver, blue or silver pickup on State Road 135 North, north of Bean Blossom. All over roadway. 1:36 p.m. Town officer out with pickup at at overlook. 1:38 p.m. Town officer checked, OK. Driver had a book fall on floor of vehicle.

Nov. 12, 9:07 p.m. :  Female 911 caller requests welfare check of owner of market. Advises there is a blue van there with white package on top that she has never seen. 9:36 p.m. County officer reports vehicle ran out of gas. Everything checks OK.

Nov. 11, 7:33 p.m.:  Female caller in 300 block of Kelp Grove Road advises there is a stray dog who will not leave her residence. Advises dog is brown and friendly. Message left for Animal Control.

Nov. 11, 7:33 p.m. :  Female caller in 300 block of Kelp Grove Road advises there is a stray dog who will not leave her residence. Advises dog is brown and friendly. Message left for Animal Control.

Nov. 11, 1:28 p.m. :  Male caller in 6600 block of Groundhog Drive wants to report a suspicious man from yesterday. Dispatch advised they would have officer call him.

Nov. 11, 12:31 p.m. :  Female caller in 4500 block of Covered Bridge Road requests officer check the bridge for damage done by a box truck that just went over it. She doesn't know which way the truck went on State Road 135.
12:42 p.m. County officer made call to woman, on scene at covered bridge.

Nov. 11, 11:48 a.m. :  Female caller in 8500 block of Gold Point Road reported a few days ago mailbox vandalism. She advised today there were several mailboxes vandalized on Gold Point Road per her mailperson.

Nov. 11, 10:23 a.m. :  Cellphone caller advises the stop sign at Fox's Corner has been knocked down and a vehicle almost hit them due to no sign.
10:34 a.m. County officer was able to get the sign chained up to a tree.

Nov. 10, 7:32 p.m.:  Female caller advises that she is still waiting for officer reference property damage accident. Dispatch advises there was another accident near her location and that the officers went to that location and left.

Nov. 10, 7:26 p.m.:  911 caller from state park has dead battery, requests tow truck for a jump. Tow truck company will be en route to maroon Avalon at overlook south of north tower. 7:37 p.m. 911 call from man with dead battery at state park checking on ETA of wrecker.

Nov. 10, 3:52 p.m. :  911 male caller from distillery advises of a verbal dispute in parking lot. 4:01 p.m. County officer advises all is OK at distillery, verbal only between mother and son, subjects left for home in Columbus.

Oct. 27, 2:45 p.m. :  County officer advises he received call reference suspicious subjects camping at music park.

Oct. 26, 3:33 p.m. :  Woman reports she locked her keys in her car in lot behind Artist Colony Inn. Town officer gave her a card and told her to call when she was ready to leave, but he isn’t answering the phone.

Oct. 25, 4:39 p.m.:  Man in 800 block of Clay Lick Road advises two motorcycles trespassing at neighbors’ hay field in same block. 4:55 p.m. County officer (on Clay Lick) spoke with subjects, juveniles on own property riding dirt bikes. Believes caller is confused as to where property line is.

Oct. 25, 2:43 p.m.:  Two 911 calls. Woman advises she is stuck in traffic on 46 East coming toward Nashville. Advises she is near 3600 block of State Road 46 and that vehicles are passing on right shoulder. 2:50 p.m. Male 911 caller on 46 East toward Nashville advises traffic at standstill. Informed caller there was no crash, just excess traffic.

Oct. 25, 12:04 p.m. :  Male 911 caller in 6100 block of North Shore Drive advises of two male subjects refusing to leave his property. Vehicle is on shared drive. Subjects have permission from neighbor to be there but not caller. Gives plate number. 12:24 p.m. Man advises he is the second half of the dispute on North Shore Drive. He will be standing by waiting to speak with officer also. Advised all is OK; there is no verbal or physical at this time. 1:17 p.m. County officer (on North Shore) spoke with all subjects involved, including both property owners. Civil dispute over who can/can’t use ramp for boat/water access. No laws broken.

Oct. 24, 9:02 p.m. :  Female 911 caller requests officer at music park for fight that is no longer physical. Caller advises five men jumped one of her actors.

Oct. 22, 3:24 p.m. :  Anonymous caller advises a white police car is driving left of center on State Road 135 in Fruitdale, headed south.

Oct. 22, 3:25 a.m. :  Animal Control officer advised of two vehicles in the area of State Road 45 at the railroad tracks out shining flashlights around. 3:40 a.m. County officer reports one vehicle is assisting another off the road on State Road 45.

Oct. 21, 9:04 p.m. :  911 caller on Ogle Road reports neighbor is burning something that smells really bad. 9:37 p.m. County officer changing location to property of person burning material.

Oct 21, 4:29 p.m.:  Male caller on Jackson Branch Ridge Road reports someone dumping trash on his road and they left personal mail in the bags. 5:54 p.m. County officer collected identifiers of who person who threw trash out. They will be disposing of the rest of it.

Oct. 20, 7:50 p.m.:  Town officer calls to advise of vacuum salesman in Fruitdale area in dark-colored SUV.

Oct. 19 , 2:02 p.m.:  Man advises of ATVs in 800 block of Clay Lick; advises they are not supposed to be there. 2:11 p.m. County officer in service (from Clay Lick); advises they have permission.

Oct. 19, 12:34 p.m.:  Man reports people blocking traffic, trying to collect for parking, at Van Buren and gas station.

Oct. 19, 2:20 a.m. :  911 caller would like a ride to Bloomington. Dispatch transferred caller to Bartholomew County; 911 showed he was in 1600 block of California St. in Columbus. Caller possibly intoxicated.

Oct. 18, 9:28 p.m. :  Caller would like an officer to go by restaurant and ask them to turn down the music. 9:38 p.m. Town officer talked to the manager. They agreed to turn the music down.

Oct. 18, 7:03 p.m. :  Male 911 caller advises he is on a trail by the north tower and found a bicycle leaned up against a tree with no rider. Caller advised he went up and down the trail but found no one around. 7:06 p.m. 911 caller, guys from park bike trail calling to give their phone number. 8:30 p.m. South Region advises bike has been there for a while. Everything is fine by the north tower.

Oct. 18, 6:50 p.m. :  Caller complaint about excessive speeding on Lick Creek. Speed limit should be posted.

Oct. 17, 7:02 p.m. :  911 caller asking if there was an Amber Alert. Said a guy and a girl looked suspicious at the drug store.

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William 'Bub' Bernard Lee, Jr., 64, Nashville
  Husband of Julie Waltman Lee of Nashville

Linda Wyatt Bradley, 64, Columbus
  Mother of Angela K. (Gary) Bay of Nashville

C. Lee Percifield, 78, Columbus

  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 23
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 27
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 27
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 28
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road
  • December 30
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 31
    Live band at the Playhouse
    8 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 2
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 8
    Go Club meeting Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • January 10
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • January 14
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 7
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.