For The Record: 5/10May 10, 2014
FERDINAND — The Ferdinand Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a hit-and-run driver from an incident Friday night.
Police said a 2012 Honda Odyssey minivan driven by Shauna M. Dilger, 36, of 8950 E. 2000N, was rear-ended at 9:30 p.m. on State Road 162 north of Industrial Park Road. The second vehicle then backed up and fled the scene, continuing south on State Road 162 toward Ferdinand.
The suspect’s vehicle was described as a black or dark blue Pontiac Grand Prix bearing license plate 662DC.
Dilger was not injured but damage to her Honda was estimated at $5,000.
Anyone with information on the hit-and-run is asked to call Ferdinand police by dialing 482-9150.
BIRDSEYE — The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s held as deputies investigate a break-in at a Birdseye home.
Sometime between 8 p.m. Thursday and 5 a.m. Friday, one or more people entered a residence in the 200 block of State Road 145 and stole jewelry, money and electronics, according to authorities.
Anyone with information on the break-in is asked to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department at 482-3522. Callers may remain anonymous.
HUNTINGBURG — The Huntingburg Police Department arrested Rosemary Runyon, 60, of 1438 Greene St., Jasper, at 11:52 p.m. Friday and charged her with operating while intoxicated with a controlled substance.
Runyon was arrested by officers who responded to an accident at 14th and Main streets.
Officers arrived to find a 2003 Ford driven by Runyon stopped in the middle of the roadway. One hundred yards to the south, near the Dairy Queen restaurant entrance, sat a 2011 Toyota driven by Deborah K. Neukam, of 945 S. Edgewood Drive.
Police learned Runyon’s Ford, which had been northbound, crossed the centerline and struck the driver’s side door of Neukam’s Toyota.
Both drivers appeared uninjured and declined to be transported from the scene by ambulance, according to authorities.
Police said Runyon appeared to be intoxicated and admitted taking prescription medication. She was transported to Memorial Hospital’s emergency room for a chemical test that resulted in the criminal charge.
Authorities booked Runyon into the Dubois County Security Center at 3:25 p.m.
HOLLAND — No injuries were reported after a vehicle collided with a deer Sunday night south of Holland.
Elwood Cunningham, 60, of 9501 S. 100E, Huntingburg, was northbound on State Road 161 in a 2009 Dodge Caliber when the 9:35 p.m. mishap occurred north of I-64, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department.
A deputy said a deer ran onto the roadway and the driver’s side front of Cunningham’s Dodge hit it.
Damage was estimated at between $1,000 and $2,500.
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