Public Record for Oct. 15, 2013
-- CHARLES C.H. HITCHCOCK, 25, of 457 N. Walnut St., Janesville, at 7:40 p.m. Saturday at Bond Park, 201 N. Oakhill Drive, Janesville, on a charge of physical abuse of a child. He and a 15-year-old girl were arguing when she told him to hit her, and he did, police reported. The girl then hit Hitchcock twice in the head with a skateboard. She was referred to juvenile authorities on a charge of battery.
-- THEFT of a Colt M1911A1 .45-caliber handgun valued at $15,000, reported Oct. 7. The owner told police the gun had gone missing from his west-side Janesville residence some time in the past six months.
-- BURGLARY to a residence in the 4200 block of Whitney Street, Janesville, reported at 7:22 a.m. Friday. Taken were a ring with multiple diamonds valued at $40,000, a diamond-and-sapphire ring valued at $5,000, $3,000 in cash and a purse.
-- ATTEMPTED BURGLARY to a residence in the 600 block of South Main Street, Janesville, reported at 12:47 p.m. Saturday. Police responded to an intruder alarm. The owner said someone used force in an attempt to enter a garage.
Intoxicated driving arrests
-- LEVI A. WUSSOW, 31, of Rockford, Ill., at 5:08 a.m. Monday at Racine and Jackson streets, Janesville.
-- PATEL A. DASHARTBHAI, 56, of 2340 Chaparral Drive, Janesville, at 9:45 p.m. Saturday at 2231 Dupont Drive, Janesville, after the vehicle he was driving hit a parked car. Also cited for inattentive driving.
-- HIGHWAY 59 AT TOLLES ROAD, TOWN OF PORTER, at 11:42 a.m. Oct. 8, when a car driven by Mackenzie J. Flood, 19, of 16217 W. Croft Road, Evansville, collided with a motorcycle driven by Matthew T. Carey, 19, of Moore, Okla. Both drivers were transported for medical treatment for minor injuries. A construction flagman had motioned Flood to move forward to make room for oncoming cars, but she thought he was telling her to proceed through the intersection. Another motorcyclist, Duane L. Entz of Salem, was behind Carey and laid his bike down to avoid a collision. Flood was cited for failure to yield the right of way, causing bodily harm.