Police/Fire Reports from May 2012
Scanner for May 31
City Police Two women were arrested Tuesday evening for an alleged theft at the Greencastle Walmart store. Arrested at 6:35 p.m. by Sgt. Chris Jones and lodged in the Putnam County Jail on theft charges were Robin Broyles, 50, Roachdale, and Drema Surber, 26, Ladoga...
Scanner for May 30
City Police A 19-year-old Greencastle woman is facing theft charges following a Monday evening incident at the local Walmart store on Indianapolis Road. Maikala Sean Casady reportedly took a swimsuit, valued at $25.68, into a changing room, where after trying it on, she allegedly concealed it in her purse and attempted to leave the store without paying for the item, police said...
Scanner for May 26
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 2:45 p.m. Ronda Jo Strunk, 43, Greencastle, was housed at the jail for probation violation. At 3:20 p.m. Troy Lee Morphew, 38, Greencastle, was charged with public intoxication...
Scanner for May 24
City Police A two-vehicle accident resulted in traffic citations for both drivers involved in the mishap Tuesday morning, Greencastle City Police reported. At 8:05 a.m., John York, 40, Greencastle, was southbound on Jackson Street, crossing the railroad tracks south of Veterans Highway, when his 2004 Kia Sedona was reportedly sideswiped by a northbound 2004 GMC Denali, driven by Nichol Brown, 32, Greencastle...
Scanner for May 23
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 1:25 p.m. Dion Anthony Willis, 20, Brazil, was housed at the jail for possession of marijuana. At 1:55 p.m. Christina Michelle Matthews, 38, Greencastle, was charged with violation of home detention...
Scanner for May 19
County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. City Jail Three recent traffic citations were issued by Greencastle City Police officers. -- At 11:23 p.m. Thursday, Destin Holmes, 20, Greencastle, was ticketed on Bloomington Street by Officer Nick Eastham for 53 mph in a 30-mph zone...
Scanner for May 18
City Police Greencastle City Police issued five recent traffic citations. -- At 5:50 p.m. Monday, Beverly Cox, 66, Fillmore, was ticketed by Sgt. Chris Jones for a seatbelt violation on State Road 240. -- At 5:41 p.m. Monday, Sara Standford, 43, Greencastle, was cited by Officer Jeff Modlin for 53 mph in a 30-mph zone on Round Barn Road...
Scanner for May 16
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 2:30 a.m. Gary Michael Kirby, 37, Terre Haute, was housed at the jail for operating while intoxicated, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia...
Scanner for May 11
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 7:44 p.m. Gale Wayne Riley, 64, Greencastle, was booked in for battery. City Police Greencastle City Police investigated a property-damage accident at Vine and Columbia streets Thursday morning...
Scanner for May 10
City Police Greencastle City Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred Tuesday night on the city's East Side. A 2008 Chevrolet HHR, owned by Hal Salisbury II, Bainbridge, sustained an estimated $1,000-$2,500 damage in an accident occurring just before 9 p.m. on the parking lot at either Burger King or Dollar General on Indianapolis Road...
Scanner for May 9
County Jail Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 2:25 a.m. John Patrick Grimes, 23, Russellville, was housed at the jail for operating while intoxicated. At 4:45 a.m. Christina Deanda, 21, Greencastle, was charged with operating while intoxicated at public intoxication...
Scanner for May 5
County Jail On Wednesday, May 2 at 2:45 p.m. John Stephen Brown, 59, Bainbridge, was booked into the Putnam County Jail for operating while intoxicated with a prior conviction. Sheriff's Department On Wednesday, May 2 at 9:17 p.m. Shannon M. Robinson, 41, Greencastle, was eastbound on County Road 700 South in a 2003 Pontiac Sunfire. ...
Putnam Scanner for May 3, 2012
Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. At 10:20 p.m. Julie Ann Owens, 41, Bainbridge, was housed at the jail for operating while intoxicated and public intoxication. At 7:11 a.m. Kelsey Jo Walker, 22, Martinsville, was charged with possession of marijuana, two counts of firearms possession, possession of paraphernalia and possession of a syringe...
Putnam Scanner for May 2, 2012
Monday at 9:38 a.m., Indiana State Police Senior Trooper Chris Harcourt was on routine traffic patrol on U.S. 40 near County Road 400 East in Putnam County, when his radar tracked a 2003 Pontiac at 80 mph in the westbound passing lane. As Trooper Harcourt turned around in an attempt to stop the car, he said the driver of the Pontiac, John E. Spencer, 20, Fillmore, suddenly veered right across the driving lane, and tried to turn right onto County Road 300 East...