Police/Fire Reports from April 2012
Putnam Scanner for April 30, 2012
A traffic accident occurred Friday morning right in front of the Greencastle Police Department on North Jackson Street. Assistant Chief Brian Hopkins actually heard the impact, police officials reported, and ran outside to discover a two-car accident at the intersection of North Jackson and New York streets...
Putnam Scanner 4/25/12
Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 2:40 p.m. Christopher Ryan Dunn, 33, Tuckerman, Ariz., was booked in for operating while intoxicated. At 8:05 p.m. George Ronald Cross, 28, Indianapolis, was arrested for possession of paraphernalia and possession of methamphetamine...
Putnam Scanner for April 23, 2012
A Tuesday, April 17 accident spilled more than 35 tons of lime along the side of State Road 243 and sent an Illinois semi driver to the hospital with minor injuries. At 12:25 p.m., James R. Phillips, 37, Benton, Ill., was traveling southwest State Road 243 in a 2006 Freightliner Classic semi tractor...
Putnam Scanner for April 18, 2012
Bauers lost control and his truck left the road on the east side. The truck went into a deep ditch and came to rest on its side. Bauers was able to get out of the vehicle and began walking up the road, where he was later found by a deputy. Bauers tested at .18 percent blood-alcohol content on the portable breath test and later tested a .19 on the certified test at the Putnam County Jail...
Scanner for April 14
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail on Thursday, April 12. City Police Two property-damage accidents were investigated Thursday by Greencastle City Police. -- At 11:38 a.m., a two-vehicle mishap occurred on the east side of the courthouse square as Larry Wood, 56, Greencastle, attempted to back his 1994 GMC Sonoma from a parking space in front of the Goodwill store when it struck a trailer being pulled by a 1991 Ford F-250 truck, driven by Ryan Smith, 24, Reelsville.. ...
Putnam Scanner for April 13, 2012
Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 11:08 p.m. James Dale Haltom, 76, Cloverdale, was booked in for operating while intoxicated with a prior conviction and public intoxication. The care drove across the northbound lane, entering the ditch on the east side of U.S. 231, hitting a fence just north of County Road 900 North. She then ramped over 900 North, going airborne and hitting a concrete corner post...
Putnam Scanner for April 11, 2012
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 10 p.m. Nathan Crowder, 22, Pittsboro, was booked in for public intoxication and disorderly conduct disturbing the peace. At 1:31 a.m. Wesley Eugene Freeland, 27, North Salem, was arrested for operating while intoxicated...
Scanner for April 9
County Jail Sheriff's Department Jennifer L. Dickey, 31, Greencastle, was behind Owens in a 2003 Ford Windstar and slowed too late, rear-ending Owens' SUV and then going into a fence on the west side of the road. Both vehicles were disabled and towed. Damage was listed at $5,001-$10,000...
Putnam Scanner for April 7, 2012
An accident Wednesday on the DePauw University campus resulted in an estimated $10,000-$25,000 damage, Greencastle City Police reported. Officer Ed Wilson reported that Carrol Pingleton, 56, Greencastle, was southbound on South Locust Street, driving a 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue, when the vehicle veered to the right and struck two cars parked along the curb near Olive Street...
Scanner for April 5
County Jail On Wednesday, April 4 at 12:15 a.m. Warren K. Kelly, 44, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail for operating while intoxicated with a prior conviction. City Police One theft arrest was reported Tuesday by Greencastle City Police officers...