The plan to transport an injured man to the hospital via air ambulance was thwarted by the weather.
Just after 10 am, the Porter Township Rescue Squad requested a helicopter after an elderly male sustained a severe laceration to his arm. The squad feared he might have cut an artery.
Unfortunately, Medflight could not get off the ground due to the weather. The squad transported the man to SOMC for treatment.
Under the Influence on St. Rte. 522
Just after 10 am, a caller reported a shirtless barefoot man jumping in and out of traffic in front of their home on St. Rte. 522.
A deputy spoke with the man and gave him a ride to a friend’s house.
Woman Searches For Missing Sister
A worried sister contacted Portsmouth Police to ask for help in finding her missing loved one. She told police her sister lived at a Grant Street address, but she hadn’t heard from her since July 15th.
The sister, who lives in Arizona, said when she last spoke to her sister, the woman was visiting New Jersey and getting on a train to come home. She said a security guard later found her sister’s phone in Princeton, New Jersey.
Officers headed to the Grant Street address but could not locate the woman. Police said there was no mail in the mailbox. Police suggested she file a report in New Jersey but contact them if officials there would not help her.