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Sheriff’s Dept. Call Logs February 13

The Greene County Sheriff’s Department call log for February 9 through February 13 included three property damage accidents, one personal injury accident, five bank/residential alarms, one animal complaint, three assist to other departments, two batteries, three burglaries, one civil dispute, one criminal mischief, one death investigation, one domestic dispute, one ems, one extra patrol, one fraud, three interviews, one juvenile complaint, two noise complaints, two property damages that were not an accident, seven reckless drivers, two road hazards, two attempted suicides, five suspicious vehicles/people, two thefts, one threat, eight title checks, fourteen traffic stops, fifteen transports, one trash, and three warrant services.

Greene County Sheriff, February 13

Danny R. Deckard, 21, of Solsberry, was arrested on preliminary charges for driving while suspended, a class A misdemeanor, and impersonating a public servant, a level six felony. His bond was set at $5,000 with an optional cash amount of $500. He was bonded out on Thursday.

Misty D. Moyer, 30, of Lewis, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear, a class A misdemeanor. No bond was set.

Harry T. Fluharty, 34, of Bloomington, was arrested on an out of county warrant for parole revocation, a habitual offender. No bond was set.

Nicholas D. Fry, 34, of Bloomington, was arrested on a preliminary charge for possession of a controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor. No bond was set.

Greene County Sheriff, February 11

Rheannon M. Stalcup, 29, of Worthington, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear, a class A misdemeanor. Her bond was set at $5,000 with an optional cash amount of $500. She was bonded out on Tuesday.

Jesse C. Lee, 24, of Bloomington, was arrested on a warrant for possession of a controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor. No bond was set.

Travis L. Harding, 34, of Bloomington, was arrested on a warrant for petition to revoke suspension. No bond was set.

Greene County Sheriff, February 10

No new arrests were made.

Sheriff’s Dept. Call Logs February 9

The Greene County Sheriff’s Department call log for February 6 through February 8 included two abandoned vehicles, one property damage accident, two bank/residential alarms, two animal complaints, two assisting other departments, one assisting the public, two battery’s, one civil dispute, one criminal mischief, two domestic disputes, one ems, two harassments, one juvenile complaint, six reckless drivers, two road hazards, one attempted suicide, five suspicious vehicles/people, two thefts, two threats, four traffic stops, four transports, one warrant service, and one welfare check.

Greene County Sheriff, February 9

Caleb S. Thurman, 33, of Solsberry, was arrested on a warrant for probation violation. No bond was set.

Michele L. Bohnert, 39, of Loogootee, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear, a class A misdemeanor. No bond was set.

Alexander S. Sullivan, 20, of Bloomfield, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear, a class A misdemeanor. His bond was set at $10,000 with an optional cash amount of $1,000. He was bonded out on Sunday.

Anthony M. Jackson, 28, of Jasonville, was arrested on an out of county warrant for failure to appear, a class A misdemeanor. His bond was set at $10,000 cash only.

Greene County Sheriff, February 6

Desiree D. Keller, 28, of Worthington, was arrested on a preliminary charge for disorderly conduct, a class B misdemeanor. Her bond was set at $500 with an optional cash amount of $50.

Rheannon M. Stalcup, 29, of Worthington, was arrested on a preliminary charge for disorderly conduct, a class B misdemeanor. Her bond was set at $500 with an optional cash amount of $50. She was bonded out on Thursday.

James J. Goodheart, 30, of Elnora, was arrested on a preliminary charge for theft, a class A misdemeanor. His bond was set at $1,000 with an optional cash amount of $100. He was bonded out today.

Greene County Sheriff, February 5

Terry C. Collins, 26, of Dugger, was arrested on a warrant for domestic battery, a level six felony. No bond was set.

Kevin M. Misner, 19, of Linton, was arrested on a warrant for theft, a class A misdemeanor. His bond was set at $1,000 with an optional cash amount of $100. He was bonded out on Wednesday.

Ryan T. Reynolds, 31, of Dugger, was arrested on a preliminary charge for possession of paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor. His bond was set at $1,000 with an optional cash amount of $100.

Scott P. Sozzi, 27, of Linton, was arrested on work release for petition to revoke suspension. No bond was set.

Ernest G. Roberts, 48, of Bloomfield, was arrested on preliminary charges for operating while intoxicated involving endangerment, a class A misdemeanor, operating while intoxicated, a class A misdemeanor, and operating while intoxicated less than or equal to .15%, a class A misdemeanor. His bond was set at $4,000 with an optional cash amount of $400. He was bonded out today.

Greene County Sheriff, February 4

David K. Elliott II, 32, of Vincennes, was arrested on a warrant for probation violation. No bond was set.

Shane A. Walters, 39, of Bloomington, was arrested on preliminary charges for possession of marijuana/hashish, a class B misdemeanor, possession of a controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor, possession of paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor, and possession of methamphetamine, a level six felony. No bond was set.

Greene County Sheriff, February 3

Isaac C. Hale, 26, of Carlisle, was arrested on a warrant for criminal mischief, a class B misdemeanor, and writ of attachment. No bond was set.

Misty D. Moyer, 30, of Lewis, was arrested on a preliminary charge for battery/bodily waste on an officer, a level six felony. Her bond was set at $4,000 with an optional cash amount of $400.

Bloomfield Man Allegedly Batters Woman, Child, Tries to Intimidate Officers

Baylus Buckner Jr.

Baysul S. Buckner Jr., 48, of Bloomfield, is facing two level 6 felonies, battery to child under 14 years old and domestic battery; and one class B misdemeanor, disorderly conduct.

Greene County Sheriff’s Dep. James J. Carpenter and Bloomfield Deputy Marshal J.R. Blazier responded to a call for help at a Bloomfield residence. Carpenter reportedly asked Buckner what had happened and he acknowledged that there had been an argument between him and a woman at the residence. He allegedly told Carpenter that he had 15 beers that day.

The woman in the home reportedly told Carpenter that she thought Buckner had been drinking all day, and his friend had dropped him off at 6 p.m. She allegedly said he came in with a case of beer, and was being loud and obnoxious.

According to a probable cause affidavit, the woman said her daughter was working on crafts when Buckner told her to go to the bedroom, then shoved her into a chair. Carpenter stated that the woman claimed she tried to stop Buckner, when he grabbed her head and began hitting her with a box of alcoholic beverages.

The woman’s daughter allegedly ran in and pulled Buckner’s hair to stop him, and she said that he pulled the girl down, causing her to hit her head on the ground. The woman reportedly told Carpenter that Buckner then began striking her in the face with a closed fist, before she and her daughter escaped to the bedroom. The girl then called 911.

The girl’s version of events corroborated with her mother’s, according to the report. The woman and the girl were reportedly both upset and crying and had swelling and other injuries.

Buckner was taken to the Greene County Jail, where, during booking, he allegedly stood up, took off his shirt and flexed his muscles, attempting to frighten the officers. He was reportedly told several times to sit down, but refused, and was placed in a cell before finishing the booking process.

Bond was set at $8,500, with 10 percent optional. A pretrial conference is scheduled for May 20.

Law Enforcement Students to Graduate in March

Josh Fuller (right) practices the proper procedures to take during a traffic stop at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in Plainfield.

PLAINFIELD — Greene County residents Jordan Allor and Josh Fuller are entering week 10 of 16 at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. Last week, Allor, of the Bloomfield Police Department, was training on firearms, while Fuller, of the Greene County Sheriff’s Department, was going through traffic stops training.

Firearms and stops are two of the four “breakout” weeks, during which trainees get hands-on experience. The other two special classes are EVOC, or emergency vehicles operations course, and physical tactics. Other weeks at the academy are spent primarily in a classroom setting, learning criminal law and more.

“The breakout weeks are a lot of fun,” Allor said. “You get to meet more people in your squad. You’re all in a group setting instead of a class.”

While getting out and physically participating during those weeks may be enjoyable, Fuller said instructors have taught him valuable information in the classroom as well.

“The criminal law classes have helped explain a lot of stuff that I wasn’t 100 percent clear on,” he explained.

Both Allor and Fuller said training is going well so far. Fuller added that hearing everyone else’s stories did not really prepare them for the ILEA experience.

“I didn’t really know what to expect,” Allor agreed. “Other officers — some liked it, some did not.”

While at the academy, officers typically stay in a dormitory through the week and return home on weekends. This can be challenging in more ways than one, the men said.

“The hardest part is being away from family,” Allor explained.

Fuller said, “It will be nice to get back into a normal routine, even though then we will have to actually work.”

Allor said getting back to his job will provide him with a much needed break from getting up at 5:30 a.m. every day. He typically works 12-hour shifts, between second and third shift for the Bloomfield Police Department.

Fuller works evenings for Greene County Sheriff’s Department as well.

Allor and Fuller are set to graduate on March 13. For more information about ILEA, visit the website at www.in.gov/ilea.

Sheriff’s Dept. Call Logs February 2

The Greene County Sheriff’s Department call log for January 30 through February 2 included one abandoned vehicle, eight property damage accidents, one personal injury accident, one bank/residential alarms, two animal complaints, three assist to other departments, one assisting the pubilc, two domestic disputes, three interviews, one parole violation, four reckless drivers, two residential entries, three road hazards, four suspicious vehicles/people, one theft, one threat, thirteen traffic stops, one trespassing, one unruly subject, and one welfare check.

Greene County Sheriff, February 2

Gregory W. Swiger, 44, of Dugger, was arrested on writ of attachment. His bond was set at $500 cash only. He was bonded out on Friday.

Cody L. Carver, 23, of Bloomfield, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear. His bond was set at $5,000 with an optional cash amount of $500.

Donald W. Reeves, 20, of Worthington, was arrested on preliminary charges for operating while intoxicated higher than .08% and less than .15%, a class A misdemeanor, operating while intoxicated involving endangerment, a class A misdemeanor, minor possession of alcohol, a class C misdemeanor, and operating while intoxicated higher than .08% and less than .15%, a class C misdemeanor. His bond was set at $8,500 with an optional cash amount of $850.

Baysul S. Buckner Jr., 48, of Bloomfield, was arrested on preliminary charges for two counts of domestic battery in the presence of a minor, a level six felony, intimidation, a level six felony, and disorderly conduct, a class B misdemeanor. His bond was set at $12,500 with an optional cash amount of $1,250.

Greene County Sheriff, February 2

Gregory W. Swiger, 44, of Dugger, was arrested on writ of attachment. His bond was set at $500 cash only. He was bonded out on Friday.

Cody L. Carver, 23, of Bloomfield, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear. His bond was set at $5,000 with an optional cash amount of $500.

Donald W. Reeves, 20, of Worthington, was arrested on preliminary charges for operating while intoxicated higher than .08% and less than .15%, a class A misdemeanor, operating while intoxicated involving endangerment, a class A misdemeanor, minor possession of alcohol, a class C misdemeanor, and operating while intoxicated higher than .08% and less than .15%, a class C misdemeanor. His bond was set at $8,500 with an optional cash amount of $850.

Baysul S. Buckner Jr., 48, of Bloomfield, was arrested on preliminary charges for two counts of domestic battery in the presence of a minor, a level six felony, intimidation, a level six felony, and disorderly conduct, a class B misdemeanor. His bond was set at $12,500 with an optional cash amount of $1,250.

Newberry Man Charged with Domestic Battery

Christopher Henry

Christopher D. Henry, 37, of Newberry, is facing charges of intimidation, a level 6 felony, and domestic battery, a class A misdemeanor, for an incident that occurred in November 2014.

Greene County Sheriff’s Dep. Bobby J. Pierce reported that he and Dep. Jeffrey Brown responded to a Newberry residence, after a 911 call about a physical altercation between Henry and a woman. When deputies arrived, Pierce stated, Henry was on the steps outside. He reportedly appeared intoxicated.

According to a probable cause affidavit, Brown spoke with Henry, who was staggering and responding slowly to Brown’s requests. His shoe and foot were allegedly covered in blood, but Henry refused an ambulance.

Brown stated that Henry told him he had been out drinking with the woman and she invited him back to her house, where they began arguing about “something that happened 20 years ago.” He allegedly said that he had never beaten the woman, but he did shove her against the dryer.

Pierce spoke to the woman about the incident. She reportedly told him that went to have drinks with Henry, and that he began crying in the tavern, so they decided to go back to her home. She said they were getting ready to go to bed when they began to argue.

She allegedly told Pierce that Henry grabbed her ear and shoved her on the ground and into the washer and dryer, then flipped over the kitchen table. Pierce stated that the woman told him she went into her children’s room because she felt he would not follow her there, and she told them to call 911.

While in the bedroom, she told Pierce, she could hear glass breaking. She allegedly heard him go out the front door and ran to lock him out. The alleged victim reportedly thought she heard his car start, but then said he came back and banged on the door and shouted threats.

Pierce noted broken glass and blood in the home, and reported that the woman had redness and swelling on her neck.

Pierce reportedly asked the children about the incident and they said they had stayed in the bedroom, so they did not see anything, but did hear screaming and shouting.

Pierce then stated that he questioned Henry and he admitted to shoving the woman, and said he did not think he grabbed her by her face or ear, but could not say for certain. He allegedly admitted to flipping the table and punching a hole in the drywall.

Bloomington Resident Accused of Stealing Guns, Money

Samuel Bates

Twenty-five-year-old Samuel W. Bates was arrested Monday on a warrant that was issued on Feb. 3. His arrest is the second in a case that involves the alleged theft of guns and a lock box containing money from a Bloomfield residence on Jan. 30.

Thirty-three-year-old Michael R. Ray, of Springville, was taken into custody in early February.

On the morning of Jan. 30, a man reported that he had just seen two friends of his, Bates and Ray, leave his father’s residence. He said that Bates exited the home through a dog door on the side of the attached garage, and that Bates removed several items from the garage.

Greene County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Shawn Cullison met with the homeowner, who reported four missing guns– a Glock, a Phoenix 22LR, a Winchester 30-30 lever gun, and a Remington 22LR semi-automatic rifle. He also said he was missing a lock box that contained paperwork for the guns, a debit card, and a wallet containing $600 cash.

The son of the victim later told Cullison that his father also remembered having $10,000 in cash in the lock box.

Bates is charged with theft, a class D felony, and burglary, a class B felony. His bond is set at $19,000 cash only, with no ten percent allowed, and his initial court hearing is set for Tuesday, March 11.

 

Greene County Sheriff March 10

Isaac C. Hale, 25, of Carlisle, was arrested on a warrant for alleged failure to appear for a court date. His bond was set at $5,000 with an optional $500 (ten percent) and he was released on Saturday.

Travis W. Hubble, 43, of Jasonville, was arrested on an out of county warrant.

Gary F. Coffman, 25, of Worthington, was arrested on preliminary charges of battery, a class B misdemeanor, residential entry, a class D felony, and criminal mischief, a class B misdemeanor. His bond is set at $9,000 with an optional amount of $900.

Jordan S. Enochs, 25, of Linton, was arrested on a warrant for an alleged probation violation. as of Monday morning, he was being held without bond.

Samuel W. Bates, 25, of Bloomington, was arrested on a warrant for alleged theft, a class D felony, and Burglary, a class B felony. His bond is set at $19,000 cash only, with no ten percent allowed.

Felon Accused of Stealing Firearms

joseph gibson

A convicted felon who is prohibited from possessing firearms is accused of stealing guns from a family member.

Linton resident Joseph S. Gibson, 32, was arrested on a warrant for alleged theft, a class D felony, and unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, a class B felony. In April of 2008, Gibson was convicted of burglary of a dwelling, which is classified as a serious violent felony.

On Nov. 15 of last year, Greene County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Brad Deckard responded to a complaint of theft from a man who said a family member had stolen guns from his residence on Nov. 10. The man’s wife and son were at the home when the alleged theft occurred.

The son told Deckard that Gibson came to the residence and asked for beer and his dad’s gun– which Gibson claimed he was going to fix. He stated that Gibson took at least one gun from a bedroom closet and searched other areas including the garage and his mother’s purse. The son added that Gibson had told him he had permission to take his father’s guns and that he also took five shotgun shells.

According to the guns’ owner, Gibson never had permission to take guns from the residence.

The owner’s wife told Deckard that Gibson looked in her purse to find the keys to their gun safe, and that she saw him take a gun from the house. She also stated that she thought Gibson was under the influence of something at the time of the theft.

On Jan. 9 of this year, the owner of the guns told Detective Sergeant George Dallaire that he waited a few days to report the theft because he was trying to contact Gibson to ask him to return them. He said his wife was afraid of Gibson at the time of the theft, so she asked him not to confront Gibson and did not confront him herself when he told her he had permission to take them.

He said four guns and some shotgun shells had been taken from his residence, including his father’s gun. One gun was allegedly taken from his closet, and the rest had been in the garage.

On Jan. 13, Dallaire found Gibson at a residence in Linton. In a probable cause affidavit, he stated that Gibson initially denied stealing the firearms, then admitted to taking a .22 rifle, which he said had been purchased for him. Eventually, he allegedly admitted to stealing four firearms and said that he knew it was a problem for him to possess them since he was a convicted felon.

Dallaire noted that Gibson said he stole the firearms because he needed some money and had not been working full-time. He added that Gibson told him someone was trying to sell two of the guns for him and that the other two had been sold but he might be able to get them back.

Dallaire said that on Jan. 15 Gibson told him he had a lead on one firearm and would meet with the person who had it later that day, but that as of Jan. 21 Gibson had not contacted law enforcement officials about the matter again.

The warrant for Gibson’s arrest was served last Friday, and he is scheduled for a pretrial conference on April 14.

Early Morning Crash Leaves Lawrence County Man Dead, One Transported to Hospital

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Lyons  – Just after 6:00 o’clock this morning, a crash occurred on State Road 67 near County Road 700 West. A 2005 Dodge van, was travelling southwest on State Road 67 approaching a 2001 Freightliner tractor trailer combination loaded with coal, travelling northeast.

For reasons unknown, the Dodge van traveled left of center and sideswiped the semi tractor. After initial contact was made, the van continued striking the left tandem axles of the trailer. After the collision, the van spun partially off the highway before coming to final rest. The semi came to a stop with the trailer partially blocking the southbound lane of State Road 67.

The Dodge van was driven by Dakota L. Burnette, 26, of Oolitic, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Burnette’s family has been notified. A passenger in his vehicle was taken via Greene County Ambulance to Greene County General Hospital to be treated for his injuries.

The driver of the semi, Timothy D. Stines, 44 of Bedford was uninjured.

Agencies assisting at the scene were the Greene County Sheriff’s Department, Lyons Town Marshal, Greene County Ambulance Service, Switz City Fire Territory, Lyons Fire Department and the Linton Fire Department.

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Donald R. Richardson, 40, of Switz City, was arrested Thursday on preliminary charges of official misconduct, a class D felony, and theft, a class D felony. He was released from the Greene County Jail on Thursday.

 

Air Force Vets Reunited at Last

Holt and Jjackson

The 7th District of the American Legion Riders and law enforcement vehicles escorted two veterans into Bloomfield on Thursday afternoon, as well-wishers waved American Flags and held up homemade signs to celebrate their arrival. The pair were returning from Andrews Air Force Base, where they had reunited after a seven-year separation.

Former Air Force K-9 handler and current Greene County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Harvey Holt was thrilled to once again be holding the leash of Jjackson, his one-time military partner– although Holt might disagree with the word “partner”.

“I worked for him,” Holt stated. “I was a leash-holder and a ball-thrower, as they say. That’s all I did– he did the hard work.”

Part of Jjackson’s work included locating improvised explosive devices (IED’s) during a half-year long deployment with Holt in Iraq. As soon as the pair returned to the states, Holt was told to turn Jjackson over to his new handler. He spent the next seven years trying to be reunited with the canine hero.

Late last month, Holt finally received permission to adopt Jjackson. He had to prepare to bring him to Greene County quickly, however, which included raising funds for travel arrangements, a kennel to meet specific requirements, and medical costs he was told might include an amputation.

Thursday, Holt told the crowd that had gathered near the courthouse that being able to pick Jjackson up on such short notice was 99 percent due to Marcy Cook, who provided him with a plane ticket and a rental vehicle to drive Jjackson home in.

“She’ll never know how much it meant to me and my family for her to go above and beyond most people. I appreciate it, and if there’s ever anything I can do for you, or my family [can do for you], don’t hesitate to call. [Jjackson’s] part of your family too, now,” a tearful Holt said.

He noted that it was only Jjackson’s second day of retirement and that they have a long road to travel together, but that now that he has his dog he can focus on getting Jjackson’s medical issues treated.

Holt was asked if Jjackson remembered him when they first saw one another, and he laughed as he responded that at first it was more that he did not recognize his dog.

“Long story short, when I got out of the kennels they told me to go grab my leash and collar, and there was a handler I had seen five minutes ago with no dog who walked outside. I thought he was carrying his dog. I said, ‘Hey, that’s a pretty dog. Who is that?’ He said, ‘Uh, that’s Jjackson.’ I stopped and looked, and he’s gained about 15 pounds. It’s kind of like an old girlfriend you [haven’t] seen in years and years,” he explained.

Holt said that when Jjackson saw him, though, the dog ran straight to him and wanted loving.

“Obviously, you can see it’s like the old days,” Holt commented as Jjackson leaned against him. “He’s on me.”

His brother Marvin Holt, who serves as the Bloomfield Police Department’s Lieutenant Town Marshal, said he was glad the long wait to bring Jjackson home was over.

“Anytime it comes to talking about Jjackson, he starts to tear up a little bit. That dog is his life. You can tell he’s happy– he’s happy now,” Marvin Holt stated about his brother.

Harvey Holt’s wife Debbie agreed, noting that her husband will sleep much better at night. She also said she wanted to thank the military for finally turning Jjackson over to his former handler.

Marvin Holt, who has helped his brother for years in his battle to adopt the dog, stressed that many other people also made their reunion possible.

“Greene County and the surrounding counties have all done their part and I think it’s touched a lot of people,” he said.

Marcy Cook had originally donated a jet to fly Holt and Jjackson home on Monday, but the winter weather did not cooperate. The large welcome that was planned for that night got downsized a little when Thursday’s celebration needed to be planned at the last minute. Marvin Holt credited Terri Wilson, who sent out Facebook alerts to let people know when the veterans would arrive in Bloomfield, for the good turnout.

“I’m a big animal lover and everything the dog and Harvey have been through really touched my heart. I just thought it would be great to try to get the community together to show their support for them,” Wilson said, noting that she deals with local law enforcement officials on a regular basis due to running a convenience store in Bloomfield.

“I love Harvey and his brother, both,” she added.

Jack Bledsoe, a veteran who served in the U.S. Navy from 1951 to 1955, was also on-hand to greet Holt and Jjackson.

“I think we need to support our veterans– being one, myself,” he said. “I know about the dog who was with [Holt] over there [in Iraq], and it’s amazing.”

Charlie Whelchel, AKA Fat Man, who serves as the director for the 7th District of the American Legion Riders, explained the decision to provide Holt and Jjackson with an escort into town in three short sentences.

“That’s a veteran over there– two legs or four. He spent his time in combat and he deserves to come home just like the rest of us did. He deserves to live the rest of his life happily,” Whelchel stated.

Holt wants to make sure that Jjackson does just that, and said the dog’s main issue right now is the need for medical treatment. Wednesday, a veterinarian told him that Jjackson may not need a leg amputation, but that he still needs plenty of help to feel better again.

“He’s going to need a veterinarian orthopedic surgeon to take a look at his back legs,” Holt explained. “[The vet] said he’s in a lot of discomfort with some of the medical issues he’s had, and he’s possibly going to need his ankles and knees pinned, which will alleviate 90 percent of the pain he’s going through.”

Holt said that Jjackson, who will turn 11 on June 3, has arthritis that has caused him to walk unnaturally, resulting in a torn ligament.

Despite looming medical procedures, Holt was grateful and pleased that donations through Facebook and the Bloomfield State Bank have paid for Jjackson’s kennel, which Holt and volunteers hope to start constructing on Friday.

“He’ll have a nice home,” Holt promised, before assuring the community that he and Jjackson will soon be available to visit with them again.

“Once we get to know each other a little more, we’ll be more than willing to come out and talk to your organizations and give you a history on military working dogs in general, because there are a lot of dogs still out there working and being deployed that actually need stuff that the military unfortunately can’t really afford to give them,” he said.

If you wish to make a donation towards Jjackson’s expenses, you may give to the Jjackson’s Home for Heroes Fund at any Bloomfield State Bank branch. Holt asks that you keep your deposit slip so that the money can be returned to you if it is not needed.

Offers of other types of assistance can be made by emailing Holt at jacksonh202@yahoo.com or messaging Jjackson A Hero’s Homecoming on Facebook.

Greene County Sheriff March 6

No new arrests were made.