Police/Fire Reports from July 2009
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 1, 2009
A motorist traveling down the wrong side of the road causes an accident. Alexander Saydjari of Crawfordsville was traveling north on US 231 near Cloverdale at 7:19 p.m. Wednesday, when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck a vehicle driven by William Wood of Brazil...
Putnam Scanner for July 31, 2009
Greencastle Fire Department Crews were dispatched to 750 S. Fillmore Road at 4:29 a.m. Thursday for a fire alarm, but were disregarded before leaving the station. They were back in service at 4:31 a.m. Putnam County Jail Bobby Standifer, 19, Poland, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 10:42 a.m. Thursday for burglary and theft...
Putnam Scanner for July 30, 2009
Greencastle Police Department The following tickets were issued by the Greencastle Police Department: Geraldine M. Lancaster, 70, Greencastle, was pulled over at 1:05 p.m. July 23 on Jackson Street and ticketed for driving left of center in a work zone...
Putnam Scanner for July 29, 2009
Putnam County Sheriff's Department There have been several accidents reported recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. On Monday, Emma Jones of Gosport was parked in front of the Dollar General Store on North Jackson Street at 8:45 a.m. When she attempted to back out of her parking space, she failed to see a vehicle parked behind her. The left rear of Jones' vehicle struck the right front of the parked vehicle...
Putnam Scanner for July 24, 2009
Putnam County Jail The following individuals were booked into the Putnam County Jail Thursday: Timothy Miller, 39, Greencastle, was booked at 12:39 a.m. for public intoxication. Larry Benford, 57, Terre Haute, was booked at 10:51 a.m. for forgery and identity deception...
Putnam Scanner for July 23, 2009
Putnam County Jail An Indianapolis woman was arrested and booked into the Putnam County Jail for trafficking with an inmate. Thirty-year-old Elizabeth Strong was booked at 12:13 p.m. Wednesday for trafficking and possession of cocaine. Michael Johnson, 25, Greencastle, was booked at 11:05 a.m. Wednesday for probation violation...
Putnam Scanner for July 22, 2009
Putnam County Jail Two men were arrested and booked into the Putnam County Jail Monday on several felony charges. Steven Dickey, 46, Lawrence, and Michael Sisk, 46, Linton, were booked just before 4 a.m. for unlicensed possession of a handgun, possession of precursors, cocaine, marijuana and a syringe...
Putnam Scanner for July 18, 2009
Putnam County Sheriff's Department A Coatesville teen was arrested and booked into the Putnam County Jail following a case of road rage. Derek Gibson, 18, struck the rear driver's side quarter panel of a vehicle driven by Mark Snow of Fillmore, when Snow attempted to "get away" from Gibson, the accident report stated...
Putnam Scanner for July 16, 2009
Putnam County Sheriff's Department Lance Shelton of Greencastle was stopped on US 231N near Greencastle to make a left turn on CR 25N, when a vehicle driven by Debra Haskett of Terre Haute topped the hill and was not able to stop in time, causing it to hit the back of Shelton's vehicle...
Putnam Scanner for July 15, 2009
Putnam County Jail Eddie Almodovar, 21, and Keila Nash, 20, both of Milwaukee were booked into the Putnam County Jail at approximately 4 a.m. Monday for dealing in marijuana over 10 pounds. Nash was also charged with possession of marijuana with a prior...
Putnam Scanner for July 8, 2009
Putnam County Jail Several individuals were booked into the Putnam County Jail during the Fourth of July weekend. Kenneth Finchum, 30, Greencastle was booked at 10:12 p.m. Thursday for public intoxication and operating a vehicle while intoxicated...
Putnam Scanner for July 3, 2009
Putnam County Jail Thomas Little, 47, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday for probation violation. Sandra Coffey, 36, Greencastle, was booked at 2:31 a.m. Thursday for battery. Michael Tewes, 20, Greencastle, was booked at 2:17 p.m. Thursday for probation violation...
Putnam Scanner for July 2, 2009
On Monday, a young boy fell from the high diving board at Greencastle Aquatic Center onto the concrete below. Putnam County Operation Life transported him to Putnam County Hospital, where he was treated for his injuries. Greencastle Parks and Recreation Director Rod Weinschenk said it was reported to the department Wednesday the boy suffered bumps and bruises from the fall...
Putnam Scanner for July 1, 2009
Putnam County Jail Since Saturday, two men have been booked into the Putnam County Jail on drug-related charges. Nineteen-year-old Travis G. Gray, Greencastle, was booked at 2:39 a.m. Saturday for possession of a controlled substance, marijuana over 30 grams, paraphernalia and alcohol by a minor...