Police/Fire Reports from July 2010
Putnam Scanner for July 30, 2010
Nicholas Starkey of Greencastle was traveling north on Manhattan Road at 8:10 p.m. Sunday, when his vehicle traveled off the roadway and into a ditch after he took his eyes off the road "for a second," the accident report stated. Starkey's vehicle struck a culvert and mailbox before coming to a stop...
Putnam Scanner for July 23, 2010
George F. Altes, 32, Indianapolis, was booked at 12:20 a.m. Wednesday for violation of probation. Richard J. Hagan, 54, Cloverdale, was booked at 12:52 a.m. Wednesday for possession of marijuana and operating a vehicle while intoxicated with prior and public intoxication...
Putnam Scanner for July 22, 2010
Connie Rodgers of Plainfield was traveling east on US 40 at 7:40 p.m. Saturday, when she lost control of her vehicle due to heavy rain. Her vehicle crossed the median and came to rest in a ditch. Nathan Gaffeny of Greencastle was traveling on CR 725E near Bainbridge at 3 p.m. Sunday, when his vehicle rounded a curve and he veered right to avoid an oncoming vehicle and lost control. His vehicle came to rest overturned in a ditch...
Putnam Scanner for July 21, 2010
Joshua Lee Cunningham, 25, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 1:23 a.m. Saturday for operating a vehicle while in intoxicated and public intoxication. Shannon M. Depew, 26, Coatesville, was booked at 8:10 p.m. Monday for violation probation...
Putnam Scanner for 7-17
Greencastle Police Department Cathy Capps of Greencastle was traveling east on Tennessee Street at 1:36 p.m. Monday, when a vehicle operated by Olivia Humphreys of Greencastle pulled into the path of her vehicle. There was an estimated $1,001 to $2,500 in damages...
Putnam Scanner for July 16
Emily M. Blondell, 36, Martinsville, was booked at 3:56 p.m. Wednesday for violation of probation. Jeffrey Guehn, 41, Avon, was booked at 10:53 a.m. Thursday for violation of probation. Michael A. Ferguson of Plainfield was traveling west on US 40 at 2:35 p.m. Monday, when "something" in the roadway caused his vehicle to leave the road. Ferguson stated he overcorrected and lost control, causing his vehicle to strike a parked tractor owned by Bill Stahl...
Putnam Scanner for July 15, 2010
Crews were dispatched to 2 W. Seminary St. at 8:39 p.m. Monday for a gas leak. They were back in service at 9:30 p.m. Crews were dispatched to a car fire just south of Big Walnut Sports Park on SR 243 at 10:21 p.m. Monday, but were disregarded before leaving the station...
Putnam Scanner for July 14, 2010
Crystal Brown, 22, Bloomington, was booked at 2:44 a.m. Sunday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and public intoxication. Jason Bryant, 35, Indianapolis, was booked at 2:37 p.m. Friday for violation of probation. Brian K. Dixie, 33, Crawfordsville, was booked at 3:24 a.m. Sunday for public intoxication and theft...
Putnam Scanner for 7-12
The following tickets have been issued recently: Melinda Dewees, 36, Carmel, was stopped on Round Barn Road at 9:48 a.m. Thursday and cited for speeding -- 45 mph in a 30 mph zone. Brandon J. Query, 23, Greencastle, was stopped on Indianapolis Road at 10:55 p.m. Thursday and cited for false and fictitious registration...
Putnam Scanner for July 9, 2010
Andrew R. King of Greencastle turned into the former Blockbuster parking lot on Indianapolis Road at 6:59 p.m. Wednesday, when his brakes failed, causing his vehicle to collide with a vehicle driven by Pamela Johnson of Greencastle, which was baking out of a parking space...
Putnam Scanner for July 8, 2010
Carrie L. Biddle, 27, Mellott, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 4:49 a.m. Wednesday for visiting a common nuisance, selling methamphetamine and on a warrant out of another county. Jeremiah C. Denger, 23, Spencer, was booked at 6:18 p.m. Tuesday for violation of probation...
Putnam Scanner for July 7, 2010
Raymond Bailey, 41, Blaine, Wash., was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 3:43 a.m. Monday for the sale of marijuana. Randall J. Brinker, 45, Indianapolis, was booked at 3:44 a.m. Saturday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and public intoxication...
Putnam Scanner for July 2, 2010
James V. Greenier, 39, Indianapolis, was booked at 8:53 a.m. Thursday for failure to appear. Tracy D. Huber, 39, Greencastle, was booked at 6:34 p.m. Wednesday for intimidation and battery. Ryan L. Gillespie of Greencastle was traveling west on CR 300S at 12:59 a.m. Thursday, when he approached a curve and his vehicle left the roadway, traveled into a ditch and struck a power pole, which broke in half and knocked the lines to the ground. Gillespie was not injured in the crash...
Putnam Scanner for July 1, 2010
Jennifer S. Ford, 41, Indianapolis, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday for violation of probation. Shayne Frost, 35, Bainbridge, was booked at 12:26 p.m. Wednesday for violation of probation. Jacob A. Johnson, 28, Indianapolis, was booked at 11:40 a.m. Wednesday for possession of marijuana...