Police/Fire Reports from October 2011
Putnam Scanner for Oct. 29, 2011
County Jail Three people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 6:55 p.m. Bill Frank Burr Jr., 34, Quincy, was booked for failure to appear. At 8:22 p.m. Gordon Brent Sims, 53, Greencastle, was arrested for public intoxication and theft...
Police scanner for Oct. 28
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 10:34 a.m. Dale Scott McKnight, 47, Plainfield, was housed at the jail for probation violation. At 2 p.m. Brian Joseph Skeen, 42, Crawfordsville, was booked for probation violation...
Police scanner for Oct. 27
County Jail Three people were booked into the Putnam County Jail on Wednesday, Oct. 26. City Police Authorities were called to the Clark gas station, 404 E. Washington St., Wednesday morning after the attendant found the front door glass had been broken out upon arrival at the business that morning...
Police scanner for Oct. 26
Sheriff's Department Steven L. Slavens, 66, Greencastle, attempted to pass Lee's vehicle on the left in a 1993 Buick Park Avenue. In doing so, he collided head-on with Michael A. Scott, 27, Plainfield, driving a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer. The collision caused Scott's vehicle to rotate to the southeast and hit the front of Lee's truck, damaging the hood, fender and bumper...
Putnam Scanner for Oct. 22, 2011
Sheriff's Department Stokes pulled around the Coke truck to get into a parking spot. When he returned to his vehicle he left the space without looking and backed into the truck Damage $5,001-$10,000. Damage $2,501-$5,000. County Jail On Thursday, Oct. 20 at 8:30 p.m. Jessica Lynn Foster, 28, Greenfield, was booked into the Putnam County Jail for possession of a controlled substance, operating while intoxicated, possession of paraphernalia and driving while suspended...
Police scanner for Oct. 21
County Jail On Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 10:10 a.m. Thomas Walker Dobson, 28, Reelsville, was booked in the Putnam County Jail for burglary and conspiracy to commit theft.
Police scanner for Oct. 20
City Police The theft of an estimated $20,000 in tools and equipment was reported at B & E Electric, 1108 S. Locust St., Greencastle City Police said. Owner Jerry Ensor told police the theft occurred sometime Oct. 7-14 when the door to his shop was pried open and his adjacent pole barn forcibly entered...
Police scanner for Oct. 19
Sheriff's Department Wright did not see the stopped vehicles in time and rear-ended Gedert's car. Damage $2,501-$5,000. Damage $2,501-$5,000. She swerved to miss the deer and ran off the road on the north side. The car down a steep embankment, driving through a fence and rolling several times. The car hit a culvert and came to rest upright in a driveway...
Police Scanner for Oct. 15
Sheriff's Department Deputy T.J. Smith said it appeared Bauman was driving too fast for road conditions. Damage $5,001-$10,000. Damage $2,501-$5,000. The vehicle continued off the road, through a fence and rolled over before coming to rest on its tires, partially in a drainage pond...
Putnam Scanner for Oct. 14, 2011
Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 1:04 a.m. Kimberly Sue Goddard, 23, Poland, was housed at the jail for failure to appear. At 2:05 a.m., Aron J. Monnett, 27, Greencastle, was booked in for probation violation...
Police scanner for Oct. 13
City Police A month-old theft incident was reported to Greencastle City Police on Tuesday. A Garmin GPS unit, owned by Phillip A. Stevens, Brinnon, Wash., was reportedly taken from a table at the Dixie Chopper Business Center sometime during the period Sept. 5-15, he told Officer Jeff Modlin...
Police scanner for Oct. 12
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. City Police Three recent arrests were reported by Greencastle City Police officers. -- At 2:55 a.m. Sunday, Cody Stallone Sims, 25, Fillmore, was arrested for public intoxication on the Clark gas station lot on East Washington Street...
Police scanner for Oct. 11
City Police One minor traffic accident was reported Thursday by Greencastle City Police. -- At 12:23 p.m., Richard Taylor, 50, Greencastle, has stopped his 1966 Chevrolet Corvair on Bloomington Street to wait to make a left turn when the car was struck from behind by a 1997 Toyota Camry, driven by Darlene Cox, 68, Greencastle, Officer Ed Wilson reported...
Police scanner for Oct. 7
Sheriff's Department Damage $2,501-$5,000. Schumaker said he was unaware of the construction and could not avoid the collision. He tested at 0.11 on the certified blood alcohol content test and was booked into the Putnam County Jail for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated...
Police scanner for Oct. 7
County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail on Wednesday, Oct. 5. City Police Three minor property-damage accidents were investigated recently by Greencastle City Police. -- At 3:26 p.m. Wednesday, a minor mishap occurred on the main Greencastle High School parking lot as Tristen French, 16, Greencastle, was attempting to exit the lot in a 2001 Jeep Liberty...
Police scanner for Oct. 6
Sheriff's Department Fleek left the roadway on the left side and hit the guardrail. Damage: $1,001-$2,500 Upon leaving the road on the south side, the vehicle made contact with four brace wires attached to a power pole. The vehicle damaged two of the wires before landing on its side...
Police scanner for Oct. 5
City Police Four recent arrests were reported by Greencastle City Police officers. -- At 12:15 p.m. Monday, two people were arrested for theft at the Kroger store on Indianapolis Road. Jack Alan Taylor, 42, Poland, and Tonia Marie Bixler, 36, Poland, were arrested by Officer Darrel Bunten on theft charges and lodged in the Putnam County Jail after reportedly eating food from the produce area of the store and not paying for it...