Bluffton, Indiana, was nicknamed “The Parlor City” over a century ago because its paved streets (a new phenomenon at the time) made the city “as clean as your parlor."
Bluffton Police Department
July 31, 2012
-A S. Main St. resident reported unknown persons put an unknown substance in the gas tank of his truck.
-A SR 103 resident reported a friend took her vehicle without permission.
-Police took a report from a Matterhorn Drive resident in regards to a dispute with a contractor.
-Officers responded to a W. Riley St. residence in regards to an unruly juvenile.
-Matthew Mericle was arrested on an outstanding warrant from Putnam County.
-Officers assisted Allen County Deputies with a report of a suicidal subject at a Bentley Road residence.
-A Spencerville resident reported a violation of a protection order.
-A Kibler St. resident reported damage having been done to a vehicle parked at the residence.
-A Richland Dr. resident was reported missing and was later located in a wooded area close to the house.
-Officers took a theft and Domestic Violence complaint from an Eastland Drive resident.
-A S. Lawn Ave. resident reported unknown persons had spray painted graffiti on their garage.
-Police took a Breaking and Entering complaint from a Lausanne Dr. resident.
-A N. Main St. business reported damage done to vehicles parked at the business.
-Police responded to a non-injury traffic crash in the 100 block of E. Kibler St. Michele Wittler, 57, Delphos was issued a citation for a Reasonable Control violation and the case is pending in Bluffton Mayor's Court.
-Police responded to an injury traffic crash in the 10000 block of Columbus Grove Bluffton Road.
-A Railroad St. resident reported being harassed while at work.
-Officers responded to a SR 103 business in regards to a burglary complaint.
-A S. Main St. resident reported a bicycle was stolen from the porch of the residence.
-A Bellefontaine resident reported a GPS unit was stolen from his vehicle while it was parked at the university.
-A 14 year old juvenile was cited by police for driving a golf cart without a valid driver license. The case is pending in Allen County Juvenile Court.
-Officers responded to a Domestic Disturbance at a N. Main St. residence.
-Police responded to a non-injury traffic crash at the intersection of SR 103 and Commerce Ln. Jo Lynn Burrell, 44, Bluffton was cited for Assured Clear Distance and the case is pending in Bluffton Mayor's Court.
-Police arrested Mitchell Yungmann, 20, Ottawa, for OVI following a traffic stop for Nuisance Operation near Main St. and College Ave. The case is pending in Lima Municipal Court.
-A S. Main St. resident reported several items stolen from a vehicle parked at the residence.
-Police responded to a non-injury traffic crash at the intersection of SR 103 and Commerce Ln. Sarah J Combs, 16, Jenera was cited for Failure to Yield the Right of Way. The case is pending in Hancock County Juvenile Court.
-Officers responded to a non-injury traffic crash in the 100 block of W. Riley St. William Garrett, 62, Bluffton was cited for a Reasonable Control violation and the case is pending in Bluffton Mayor's Court.
-A N. Jackson St. resident filed a report of suspected identity theft.