Huntingburg Couple Arrested On Drug Charges; Jasper Woman Arrested After Car Strikes Utility Pole (POLICE BLOTTER)
HPD says it was notified by the Dubois County Community Corrections Center at about 8pm Wednesday that 40-year old Angela Zink did not return to the Center on time as part of her work release program.
Later, police say they spotted Zink in a car on South Main Street. Police say they followed the car to Zink’s home in the 200 block of west 3rd Street.
That’s where HPD officers made contact with her and 34-year old Terry Zink.
HPD says both were displaying what police describe as suspicious behavior. The county’s K-9 unit was also there and police say they found about a gram of heroin along with 2 hypodermic needles and other drug paraphernalia in the car.
Both Terry and Angela Zink were taken into custody charged with a Level 6 felony count of possession of Heroin, a Level 6 felony count of Possession of a Syringe as well as a Class A misdemeanor count of Possession of Paraphernalia.
LOCAL WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER HER CAR CRASHES INTO UTILITY POLE
JASPER (NNDC) – A 26-year old Jasper woman was arrested after police say her car crashed into a utility pole on Jasper’s northside Wednesday night.
Jasper police say Sarah Hayes was driving northbound on Newton Street. Police say she was also texting on her cellphone. JPD says the car ran off the eastside of the street and struck the utility pole right in front of Dubois County Tire & Supply just before 11pm.
Police determined that Hayes was driving under the influence at the time as her blood alcohol content tested .12%.
Police say Hayes suffered some abrasions in the accident but she refused medical treatment.
Police also say Hayes’ car was a total loss and the utility pole was totally destroyed. JPD says the cost to replace it is $3000. Security lights on the DCT&S property were also damaged.
NO ONE HURT IN EARLY MORNING FERDINAND ACCIDENT
FERDINAND (NNDC) – A Crawford County woman was not hurt after she told police she fell asleep and crashed her car early Wednesday morning in Ferdinand.
18-year old Misty Board of Bristow told Ferdinand police she was driving northbound on Main Street (Indiana 162) at about 1:15am when she fell asleep at the wheel. Police say her car crossed the center line of the road and crashed into concrete stairs and a metal hand rain inbedded in an embankment in front of a home at 30 Main Street.
FPD says Board was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the accident. Police say due to the steep embankment, Board more than likely would have been thrown from her vehicle upon impact.
The home and property are owned by Adam Steckler of Ferdinand; damage to his property is estimated at $300.
TELL CITY WOMAN CITED FOLLOWING TWO-VEHICLE JASPER ACCIDENT
JASPER (NNDC) – A Tell City woman was cited for failure to yield the right-of-way following a two-vehicle accident Wednesday morning in Jasper.
Jasper police say 55-year old Jamie Braunecker was attempting to turn north onto Newton Street from 5th Street at about 8:30am. JPD says she pulled into the path of a second vehicle and two collided.
The driver of the second vehicle was 33-year old Leslie Storm of Louisville, KY.
Neither driver was injured.