Police/Fire Reports from September 2011
Police scanner for Sept. 30
City Police A Putnam County teenager is facing charges of battery and theft after a 12:15 p.m. incident Wednesday at the Greencastle Walmart store on Indianapolis Road. Ryan Gardner, 18, Reelsville, was lodged in the Putnam County Jail Wednesday afternoon after county deputies apprehended him coming out of a cornfield near Ballard Lane and State Road 240...
Police scanner for Sept. 29
County Jail At 4:34 a.m. Colt Dalton Gardner, 23, Greencastle, was housed at the jail for residential entry, trespassing and public intoxication. At 11:05 a.m. Cody James McNew, 22, Greencastle, was housed at the jail for contempt of court. At 12:10 p.m. Scott Michael Staggs, 37, Greencastle, was booked in for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated...
Police scanner for Sept. 28
City Police A 22-year-old Greencastle woman faces five charges after her arrest early Monday, City Police reported. Tiffany Dill was lodged in the Putnam County Jail on charges of battery, battery on a police officer, resisting law enforcement, disorderly conduct, and neglect of a dependent...
Police scanner for Sept. 24
City Police One minor traffic accident was investigated on the courthouse square Thursday evening by Greencastle City Police. The mishap occurred at the corner of Jackson and Washington streets as Scott Greek, 48, Rockville, attempted to turn left in a 2008 Freightliner semi and struck a 2010 Toyota, driven by Sally Coffman, 55, Greencastle...
Police scanner for Sept. 23
City Police Greencastle City Police are investigating a theft at the Walmart store on the city's East Side. Approximately 50 used batteries, valued at $450, were stolen from the used battery cage located near the automotive area outside the southwest corner of the building...
Police scanner for Sept. 22
County Jail Nine recent arrests were reported by Putnam County Jail officials. City Police Four recent arrests were reported by Greencastle City Police officers. -- At 6:50 p.m. Tuesday, Kyle Thomas, 22, Greencastle, was arrested at the Putnam County Courthouse by Sgt. Chris Jones on a warrant for probation violation...
Police Scanner for Sept. 21
Sheriff's Department Keller's car hit Thrasher's in the left front. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Martinez said the truck brakes were locked but the truck suddenly started rolling down he incline of the parking lot toward the south. The truck hit the office and storage portion of the Cloverdale Truck Repair building with the cab coming to a stop inside the building...
Police scanner for Sept. 16
County Jail Six recent arrests were reported by Putnam County Jail officials. -- At 12:50 a.m. Thursday, Kristian A. Day, 35, Indianapolis, was lodged in the jail on a charge of failure to appear in court. -- At midnight Thursday, Brian Keith Dixie, 34, Greencastle, was incarcerated at the jail for a probation violation...
Police scanner for Sept. 15
City Police A 48-year-old Gr-eencastle man was arrested and lodged in the Putnam County Jail Tuesday night for allegedly stealing a juvenile's scooter. Larry E. Dickerson was arrested at 9:34 p.m. by Officer Eric Vaughan after reportedly taking a 2010 Renegade scooter from the front yard of a home in the 900 block of East Washington Street. The scooter was valued at $800, police said...
Police scanner for Sept. 14
City Police Three Putnam County women were arrested in three separate incidents investigated recently by Greencastle City Police officers. -- At 4:30 p.m. Monday, Hope L. King-Rush, 40, Cloverdale, was arrested for theft at the Greencastle Kroger store on Indianapolis Road. Officer Ed Wilson's report indicated she reportedly took makeup and women's shaving lotion, valued at a total of $25.56...
Police scanner for 9-10
City Police Two Greencastle women were arrested on theft charges Thursday afternoon at the Wal-Mart store on the city's East Side. Christina Williams, 28, Greencastle, is facing charges of theft and violation of probation after a 3:53 p.m. incident at Wal-Mart, GPD Officer Darrel Bunten reported...
Police scanner for Sept. 9
City Police Greencastle City Police were called to the Wal-Mart store on the city's East Side Wednesday morning to investigate another reported shoplifting incident. Rebecca Galloway, 42, Cloverdale, is facing theft charges after reportedly taking miscellaneous hair and make-up products without paying for them, police said...
Police scanner for Sept. 3
Sheriff's Department Mudd said the light turned green and a 1997 Chevrolet S10 stopped at the light remained in the stopped position. Anthony Kelley, 47, Brazil, driver of the S10, said the light was still red when Mudd rear-ended him. Kelley complained of back pain...
Police scanner for Sept. 2
City Police Three recent property-damage accidents were investigated by Greencastle City Police officers. -- A 3:32 p.m. accident Wednesday at Washington and Wood streets reportedly spawned an altercation between drivers and resulted in the arrest of a Greencastle woman...
Police scanner for Sept. 1
City Police One arrest was reported Tuesday night by Greencastle City Police. Joshua Dean Akins, 21, Greencastle, was arrested at 9:50 p.m. at Robe-Ann Park on charges of possession of marijuana (less than 30 grams), contributing to the delinquency of a minor and probation violation...