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Police/Fire Reports from May 2009

Putnam Scanner May 29 (05/28/09)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department An accident at US 231 and CR 850N had traffic halted on 231 for more than four hours Wednesday. Mark Lang of Crawfordsville was traveling north on 231 at 1:35 p.m., when he approached a vehicle traveling north near CR 850N. The second vehicle, driven by Brian Market of Hillsdale, was pulled over on the right side of 231 attempting to make a turn left turn onto the county road...
Putnam Scanner for May 28, 2009 (05/28/09)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department A vehicle was stolen sometime after 10 p.m. Friday from a residential driveway on CR 300N near Fillmore. The vehicle's owner didn't discover it missing until Saturday night. At approximately 11:50 p.m., a call was placed to the 911 dispatch center stating a silver 2009 Chevrolet HHR was missing from the driveway. The owner admitted to leaving the keys in the vehicle overnight...
Putnam Scanner for May 27, 2009 (05/27/09)
Putnam County Jail There were several people booked into the Putnam County Jail on various charges recently. Daniel Murphy, 44, Indianapolis, was booked at 9:54 p.m. Saturday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and operating per se. Steven Moore, 41, Coatesville, was booked at 1:59 a.m. Sunday for criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon and public intoxication...
Putnam Scanner for May 22, 2009 (05/22/09)
Putnam County Jail One person was arrested and booked into the Putnam County Jail Thursday. Erin Caine, 25, Terre Haute, was booked at 4:26 a.m. for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and public intoxication. Putnam County Sheriff's Department...
Putnam Scanner for May 21, 2009 (05/21/09)
Putnam County Jail Three people were recently booked into the Putnam County Jail for various charges. Brett Milton, 40, Crawfordsville, was booked at 2:29 p.m. Tuesday for contempt of court. Mark Poynter, 23, Mecca, was booked at 2:54 p.m. Tuesday for probation violation...
Putnam Scanner for May 20, 2009 (05/20/09)
Putnam County Jail Charles Kistner, 19, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 5:22 p.m. Thursday for failure to appear. Crystal Lockaby, 28, Coatesville, was booked at 12:53 a.m. Friday for possession of marijuana. Heather Spangler, 47, Bloomington, was booked at 9:16 a.m. Saturday for operating a vehicle with a suspended or revoked license...
Putnam Scanner for May 15, 2009 (05/15/09)
Greencastle Fire Department Greencastle Fire Department was dispatched to Tzouanakis Elementary, 500 Linwood Drive, at 1:32 p.m. Wednesday as a result of a fire alarm in the boy's restroom. Although it turned out to be a false alarm, students were evacuated from the building and had to stand in the pouring rain for about 10 minutes...
Putnam Scanner for May 7, 2009 (05/13/09)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department Emily Cobble, Brazil, was traveling east on US 36 at 9:22 p.m. Sunday when a deer entered the roadway. Cobble was unable to avoid hitting the animal. There was an estimated $2,501 to $5,000 in damages. Ruth Floyd, Brazil, was traveling west on US 40 at 9:09 p.m. Sunday when two deer entered the roadway. Floyd attempted to avoid the animals, but was unable. There was an estimated $1,001 to $2,500 in damages...
Putnam Scanner for May 7, 2009 (05/07/09)
Putnam County Jail A Greencastle man was arrested and booked into the Putnam County Jail early Wednesday morning on charges of strangulation and battery with bodily injury. A fight took place between Keith David Dailey, 45, and an unknown individual at the Free Spirit Shop, 15 S. Indiana St. Greencastle Police Department responded to a fight in progress at 11:37 p.m. inside the building...
Putnam Scanner for May 6, 2009 (05/06/09)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department Two accidents involving deer have been reported to the Putnam County Sheriff's Department recently. Manuel Machuca, Indianapolis, was traveling on Interstate 70 at 8:10 a.m. Sunday when a deer ran in front of his vehicle. There was an estimated $5,001 to $10,000 in damages...
Putnam Scanner for May 1, 2009 (05/01/09)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department Steve Weldon Jr., Coatesville, was traveling on CR 900W at 6:08 a.m. Thursday when he attempted to replace the cigarette lighter back in the ashtray. The left-side tires left the roadway, causing him to lose control of his vehicle and strike a utility pole. The pole then fell to the ground and Park County REMC was called to the scene for removal of the lines from the roadway. No injuries were reported. There was an estimated $1,001 to $2,500 in damages...