Police/Fire Reports from November 2008
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 26, 2008
Sheriff's Dept. Melissa Buchanan, Fillmore, was traveling east on U.S., 36, when she lost control of her vehicle due to weather conditions. Her vehicle struck a guardrail causing an estimated $5,001 to $10,000 in damages. The accident occurred at 5:08 a.m. Monday...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 21, 2008
Sheriff's Department There have been numerous accidents reported to the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Mark Scott, Greencastle, reported he was traveling south on County Road 500 East, when an oncoming vehicle sideswiped his company Ford truck. The unknown vehicle continued traveling north to S.R. 240 without stopping. A suspect has not been located at this time. The accident occurred at 10:13 p.m. Nov. 7...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 19, 2008
Sheriff's Department The following accidents were reported to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office. Rhoda Adam of Bainbridge was traveling north on U.S. 231 at 2:25 p.m. Nov. 6 when she approached a vehicle driven by Luke Gerhardt of Roachdale slowing for a vehicle to make a turn. Adam reported she braked but due to the slick road, she hit the rear of Gerhardt's vehicle. There was an estimated $1,001 to $2,500 in damages...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 14, 2008
Putnam County Jail Putnam County Sheriff's Department made two arrests Wednesday. Barry Lynch, 27, Indianapolis, was booked at 7:02 p.m. for driving while suspended. David Dietz, 20, Indianapolis, was booked at 11:19 p.m. for possession of alcohol by a minor, public intoxication and disorderly conduct...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 13, 2008
Sheriff's Dept. There are still several accidents involving deer being reported to the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. A deputy was dispatched at 4:57 p.m. Thursday to 298 Jefferson Valley for a crash report. Michael J. Rusie, Coatesville, was traveling southbound on 825 E., when he lost control of his vehicle due to the wet surface. ...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 12, 2008
Putnam County Jail The Putnam County Sheriff's Department made several arrests during the weekend. Renee Seketa, 26, Greencastle, was booked at 2:06 a.m. Saturday for disorderly conduct and public intoxication. Stephen Seketa, 28, Greencastle, was booked at 2:33 a.m. Saturday for operating while intoxicated...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 8, 2008
Putnam County Jail Three arrests were made Friday by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Christopher Taylor, 22, Greencastle, was booked at 2:31 a.m. for possession of marijuana and reckless possession of paraphernalia. Robert Warmke, 50, Little Rock, Ark., was booked at 2:55 a.m. for operating while intoxicated...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 7
Sheriff's Department Jessica Phillips, Reelsville, was traveling southbound on County Road 775 W at 12:45 p.m. Sunday, when she topped a hill and was unable to avoid hitting a tractor driven by Michael Flaherty, Indianapolis. Flaherty stated he noticed Phillips traveling at a high rate of speed and was unable to move out of the way...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 6
Sheriff's Department Several accidents have been reported to the Sheriff's Department the past several days. The following accidents were reported Oct. 31: Daniel C. Stevens of Greencastle reported Lana Beck of Bainbridge was passing him during a long straight on County Road 500N. Beck stated she passed because Stevens' load was unstable in the bed of his truck. Stevens did not realize anyone was passing him and drifted over...