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Sheriff's Log

Jan. 3, 5:46 p.m. :  Caller in 2600 block of Salmeron Road advises neighbor is shooting after dark.

Jan. 3, 12:11 a.m.:  Woman requests officer to ask neighbor on house down from her in 4100 block of Walker Lane to turn down music.

Jan. 2, 10:24 p.m.:  Woman requests officers drive by Coffey Hill Road reference dog barking toward home where neighbor recently moved out.

Jan. 2, 10:22 p.m.:  Woman advises there is no stop sign leaving sport bar. Dispatch spoke to owner who advises there has never been a stop sign there.

Jan. 2, 6:20 p.m. :  Female 911 caller in 1400 block of Jackson Branch advises she has a water leak in her rental house, has been unsuccessful at reaching the water company. Caller is concerned that water will flood inside residence. Dispatch advised would attempt to make contact with utilities.
6:31 p.m. Dispatch called woman (from 6:20 p.m.) back, advised town officer made contact with water company. They will meet with her at residence to shut off water. No ETA available. Subject grateful.

Jan. 2, 5:53 p.m. :  Woman in 100 block of South Jefferson Street requests officer reference neighbor issue.
6:14 p.m. Town officer spoke with caller (from 5:53 p.m.) who advised she heard loud noises from upstairs that scared her. Officer spoke with man upstairs who advises he dropped some items onto the floor. In service.

Jan. 1, 12:22 a.m. :  911 caller reports very large cow in the road in 4200 block of Webber Hill Road.
12:53 a.m. County officer unable to locate cow. Possibly belongs to resident, try to locate. In service.

Dec. 30, 1:45 p.m. :  Male 911 caller from hotel wants to know if he can get a fire truck to pump water out of the basement. Nashville water showed up. Will call back later. They might be able to fix it.

Dec. 29, 9:17 p.m. :  Female 911 caller at apartment complex requests officer reference 13-year-old boy, incorrigible child.

Dec. 29, 4:37 p.m. :  Female caller advises man at Helmsburg laundry in blue vehicle, appears to be slumped over the wheel. Vehicle has been there for three hours; cannot advise if man has been in the vehicle the entire time. Caller does not want to approach the vehicle.
4:51 p.m. Officer reports subject was doing laundry and fell asleep in vehicle.

Dec. 29, 4:32 p.m. :  Woman advises of an injured raccoon in her yard on Smith Road. Gave number for South Region.

Dec. 28, 6:19 p.m. :  Male 911 caller advises a man is sitting on a park bench on Helmsburg Road.

Dec. 26, 5:13 p.m. :  Male 911 caller advises picking up aluminum cans is not what he wants to do for the rest of life, wants to know what a good job for him would be. Caller would like to try wood carving.

Dec. 26, 2:54 p.m. :  Caller advises of a possibly intoxicated woman walking on Helmsburg in the area of Owl Creek wearing heavy winter coat. Caller turned around to get a better look and the woman fell into a ditch.
3:07 p.m. County officer in service, unable to locate woman.
3:17 p.m. County officer and town officer out with woman on Johnson Street.
3:21 p.m. Town officer reports name of woman walking, she is OK, just going to get something to eat.

Dec. 25, 6:59 p.m. :  Male 911 caller said his daughter called from Yellowwood and was headed to his house but is not there yet. Caller wants to know what dispatch can do.
7:06 p.m. Dispatch called daughter who said she was fine at home and couldn't get a hold of her parents on the phone. Woman advised that she wasn't going to their house.
7:08 p.m. Dispatch called father back, advised him dispatch spoke to daughter, she was at home and not coming over tonight.

Dec. 25, 3 p.m. :  Man in 9300 block of Grandview Road requests officer for donkey in yard, belongs to man on Christianburg Road.
3:02 p.m. Administration made contact with donkey owner, advises he would be home in 30 to 45 minutes.
3:51 p.m. County officer changing location to 9400 block of Grandview, donkey owner's residence.

Dec. 24, 8 p.m. :  Man would like it logged that neighbor across the street is shining his headlights into his drive in 7200 block of Firebush Lane. Caller does not want an officer, only wants it logged.

Dec. 19, 5:06 p.m. :  Man requests to speak to officer reference recovering possibly stolen trailer from Hoover Road.
5:45 p.m. Same man (from 5:06 p.m.) reports he recovered the trailer. While on phone, man reported the subjects were nice to him while he recovered the trailer. Caller does not want a report.

Dec. 19, 5:46 a.m. :  Male 911 caller in 9300 block of Grandview Road advises donkey loose at first house east of 9400 block. Caller advises that donkey has been out every day for about a month. County officer sent an email to Animal Control.
6:49 a.m. County officer on scene in Grandview area, has been up and down road twice, unable to locate (donkey).
10:56 a.m. Animal Control officer on scene in 9400 block of Grandview Road talking to neighbors about donkey at large.

Dec. 17, 5:57 a.m.:  Female caller from south Johnson Street just wants it logged that renter above her drops things loudly on the apartment floor. She doesn't want an officer at this time.

Dec. 15, 7:25 p.m.:  Female caller from the 7200 block of Firebush Lane requests that it be logged that her neighbors across the road had spotlights shining into her home and music turned up so loud she was unable to hear her TV. Dispatch offered a deputy. Caller advises she just wanted it logged.

Dec. 14, 8:19 p.m.:  Abandoned 911 call. Upon call back, woman advises she saw flashing lights in her backyard, but realized it was a dog's collar, advises there is no emergency.

Dec. 14, 2:05 a.m.::  State trooper reports was advised of a black Toyota with handicap plate sitting at the Opry. Subject is waiting on a ride, he was cited for minor consumption.

Dec. 12, 5:28 p.m. ::  Man wants to know if he can watch meteor shower in the state park tomorrow night. Dispatch advised him to call the park office or park gate.

Dec. 11, 7:08 a.m.: :  Anonymous caller advises of donkey out daily in road and yards of residents in area of Grandview Road; owner lives on road; email sent to animal control.

Dec. 9, 8:19 p.m. :  Female 911 caller at Forest Hills Apartments requests officer reference she found an old bullet in the bottom of a jewelry box and would like an officer to take it out of the house.

Dec. 9, 3:11 p.m. :  Female caller at hotel advises she has called Nashville PD 10 times and no one answers; requests officer call her.
3:18 p.m. Town officer made call to woman from hotel.

Dec. 8, 6:13 p.m. :  Female 911 caller needs help putting her hood down on State Road 46 by the Seasons.

Dec. 7, 11:13 p.m.:  Male 911 caller said never mind, I don't need anything.

Dec. 5, 9:37 p.m. :  Woman in 7300 block of Salmon Drive advises of home alarm in same block.
9:48 p.m. County officer reports septic tank is what is alarming. Dispatch will call home owner.

Dec. 5, 7:36 a.m. :  Woman in 7700 block of Four Mile Ridge Road advises of a suspicious dark-colored SUV sitting by her driveway, subjects are in the vehicle, lights off.
7:43 a.m. Same caller (from 7:36 a.m.) advises she lives down a long drive, vehicle is a dark-colored SUV.
7:56 a.m. County officer reports house under construction across from caller on Four Mile Ridge Road. Subjects in vehicle advised they were supposed to be working there today, but other subjects didn't show up. They are going to leave the area.

Dec. 4, 6:49 a.m. :  Female 911 caller in 3000 block of Long Lake Road advises dark grey truck parked near Saint Vincent de Paul building. Believes at least one subject in vehicle looks suspicious. Requests officer check vehicle.
6:57 a.m. County officer advises on scene. Truck occupied by two people, both sleeping. 7:02 a.m. County officer advises truck checks OK. Both people were just sleeping.

Dec. 3, 8:37 p.m. :  Male caller in 6900 block of State Road 135 North advised suspicious activity in his driveway and the church next door with a black truck.
8:50 p.m. Town officer advised the black truck in the 6900 block of State Road 135 North had a broken drive shaft.

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.

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Joel 'Joe' F. White, 81, Brown County
  Husband of Barbara (Lotshaw) White; stepfather of Dana Steele of Brown County

Anne Marie “Annie” (Beeson) Endris, 43, Nashville

Brian L. Lawalin, 56, Indianapolis
  Son of Rosie Lawalin of Brown County; father of Daven Lawalin and Jamie Rainwater, both of Trafalgar

  • May 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • May 26
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • May 26
    BC Area Plan Commission CANCELED
    County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • May 26
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • May 27
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • May 27
    BC Sheriff's Merit Board
    4 p.m. Sheriff's Office, Law Enforcement Center, 55 State Road 46 East
  • May 27
    BC Board of Zoning Appeals
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • May 28
    Go Club at the library
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 29
    Farmers market reopens in Bean Bean Blossom
    4 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • May 29
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • May 29
    Gospel jubilee at Redbarn
    8 p.m. RedBarn Jamboree, 71 Parkview Road off 46 East
  • May 30
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • May 30
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • May 30
    Comedy tour at the Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • May 31
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    10 a.m. to noon Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • June 2
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • June 2
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • June 2
    Bean Blossom Sewer Board
    6:30 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • June 3
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • June 4
    Go Club at the library
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 4
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 4
    Gospel jam & sing first Thursday in Gnaw Bone
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • June 5
    Strawberry fest during farmers market
    4 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • June 5
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • June 5
    Gospel jubilee at Redbarn
    8 p.m. RedBarn Jamboree, 71 Parkview Road, off 46 East
  • June 6
    Shrine parade celebrates summer
    11 a.m. downtown Nashville
  • June 7
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 11
    Gospel jam & sing at Gnaw Bone church
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • June 12
    BC photography club
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • June 13
    Open house conducted at New Song
    9 to 11 a.m. New Song Mission, 7202 Keith Donaldson Road, Freetown
  • June 15
    Essential oil class at tea shop
    6 p.m. Sweetea's Tea Shop, 225 S. Van Buren St., Suite C, Coachlight Square
  • June 17
    Hamblen Fire District
    7 p.m. Hamblen Fire Station, 4650 Sweetwater Trail, Gatesville
  • June 20
    Rock & mineral club
    6 p.m. Extension Office, 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • June 20
    Pollinator Awareness Day at state park Nature Center
    9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Brown County State Park, 1450 State Road 46 East (north entrance)
  • July 11
    Health fair at the YMCA
    8 a.m. to noon YMCA, 105 Willow St.