Police continue patrol for speeding


McAlister Excavating was awarded the bid for riverfront wall repair at the Rising Sun Board of Works meeting on Thursday, Aug. 25th.

They had the low bid of $5500 for work in the playground are of the wall. Work is expected to take three days to complete.

The board of works discussed problems with circuit breakers at the city pool and will look into possible solutions.

The monthly Rising Sun Police Department report showed arrests included six misdemeanors, three felonies, seven infractions 11 written warnings along with seven accident reports.

Police continue to receive complaints of speeding on South Walnut Street/S.R. 56. INDOT has changed the 55 MPH limit to 40 and the city speed limit is 30 MPH at Glenn Meadows Apartments.

Police continue to patrol areas on North Poplar Street and Burgess Avenue due to complaints of speeding and stop sign violations.

The police department continues to operate one officer short until Ross Colen’s court case is resolved. The case has been continued until late November. Colen has been charged with Ghost Employment, Official Misconduct, Forgery, and Voter Fraud during the May, 2015 primary.