Police/Fire Reports from June 2009
Putnam Scanner for June 26, 2009
Sheriff's Department A vehicle struck a Greencastle man riding his motorcycle on US 40 early Tuesday morning. Chris Rady was riding his 1996 Honda CVR motorcycle west on 40, when a vehicle driven by Steve Goodpaster of Reelsville struck him. Goodpaster was traveling east on 40 and attempted to make a turn from the crossover into a private driveway. His view was blocked by another vehicle in the crossover and did not see Rady...
Putnam Scanner for June 25, 2009
Putnam County Jail A Spencer man was arrested and booked into the Putnam County for several felony charges. John Carpenter, 26, was booked at 11:49 a.m. Wednesday for three counts of receiving stolen property and Class D Felony habitual offender. He was also booked for possession of paraphernalia...
Putnam Scanner for June 24, 2009
Sheriff's Department Alisha Kimes of Fillmore was traveling on CR 25W Sunday, when she attempted to cross U.S. 36. Jennifer Smith of Brownsburg was traveling west on US 36, when Kimes pulled into her path. Smith struck the passenger side of Kimes' vehicle sending it into a cornfield owned by Bill Bowman...
Putnam Scanner for June 19, 2009
Sheriff's Department There were two accidents reported by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department recently. Jeremy Hathaway, Union City, Ohio, was traveling southwest on CR 525N at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday, when his vehicle downshifted causing it to hydroplane into a vehicle driven by Kyle Deyoung of Coatesville...
Putnam Scanner for June 18, 2009
Putnam County Sheriff's Office There was a minor car accident Sunday that sparked some controversy between two drivers. At 9:37 p.m., Matthew Jackson of Monrovia and David Roose of Reelsville were traveling north on CR 300W, when Roose struck the back of Jackson's vehicle...
Putnam Scanner for June 17, 2009
Sheriff's Department Wesley Ellis III, Holly, Mich., was traveling on Interstate 70E at 10:40 a.m. Friday, when he exited the interstate to find a hotel because he had been driving for eight hours. Ellis stated his head was hurting and must have passed out at the time of the accident. His vehicle struck the right rear tires of a semi tractor-trailer driven by Howard Cooper of Terre Haute, which was stopped on the exit ramp at US 231...
Putnam Scanner for June 13, 2009
A Danville man was arrested and booked into the Putnam County Jail on alcohol related charges following an accident early Thursday morning. Joseph Koehl, 25, was traveling east on US 36 at 12:19 a.m., when he attempted to avoid hitting a deer in the roadway. Koehl's vehicle struck the left-side guardrail...
Putnam Scanner for June 11, 2009
Putnam County Jail Randy Howard, 46, Reelsville, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 11:03 p.m. Monday for mischief, provocation and criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon. Troy Whitis, 44, Seymour, was booked at 11:54 p.m. Monday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, operating per se and public intoxication...
Putnam Scanner for June 10, 2009
Putnam County Jail Two Illinois men were arrested and booked into the Putnam County Jail Monday on drug charges. Thirty-three-year-old Jason Iman and 28-year-old Yoko Swanson, both of Lawrenceville, Ill., were booked at approximately 5 p.m. for possession of cocaine and paraphernalia and dealing in cocaine...
Putnam Scanner for June 6, 2009
Putnam County Jail One man was arrested Thursday and booked into the Putnam County Jail on alcohol related charges. Ronald Carter, 47, Poland, was booked at 10:05 p.m. for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, operating a vehicle with a suspended or revoked license and public intoxication...
Putnam Scanner for June 5, 2009
Putnam County Jail Billy Jones, 32, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 9:14 p.m. Wednesday for probation violation. Chad McDonald, 41, Brazil, was booked at 12:23 a.m. Thursday for driving while intoxicated, public intoxication and refusing to submit to a chemical test...
Putnam Scanner for June 4, 2009
Putnam County Jail Bill Nevins, 46, Bridgeton, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 11:13 a.m. Friday for failure to appear. Amber Neese, 24, Greencastle, was booked at 3:39 p.m. Friday for probation violation. Jacob Handlon, 18, Fillmore, was booked at 3:06 a.m. Saturday for violation of home detention...