Putnam County Jail
Three people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently.
â€˘ Larry Junior Pierce, 26, Las Vegas, Nev., was booked in at 2:53 a.m. Monday by Putnam County Sheriffâ€™s Deputy Craig Sibbett on an out of county hold.
â€˘ Colby Louis Brown, 26, Marion, Ill., was booked in at 9:31 a.m. Monday by Greencastle Police Department Capt. Mike Hanlon on a petition to revoke probation.
â€˘ Paul Parsley, 67, Indianapolis, was booked in at 11:24 a.m. Monday by jail staff on an out of county hold.
Two accidents were investigated recently by the Putnam County Sheriffâ€™s Dept.
â€˘ Jeffrey R. Brown, 29, Greencastle, reported a car-deer crash to Putnam County Sheriffâ€™s Deputies Sunday morning.
Brown told Deputy Virgil Lanning at about 8:22 a.m. that he was driving east on County Road 350 North near County Road 600 West when a deer ran out in front of his vehicle, according to a police report. He was unable to brake in time and hit the deer.
The collision caused between $1,000 and $2,500 in damages.
â€˘ At 6:50 a.m. Thursday, Putnam County Sheriffâ€™s Deputy Virgil Lanning responded to a single vehicle crash at County Road 1000 South near County Road 425 East.
Debra K. Gruener, 51, of Cloverdale, said she was driving west on County Road 1000 South when a large tree fell into the road, according to a police report. Gruener was unable to stop and hit the tree, causing $750 to $1,000 in damage to her 1993 Chevy Caprice.
Greencastle Fire Dept.
The Greencastle Fire Department responded to several recent runs.
â€˘ At 9:40 p.m., firefighters went to 2601 Ind. 240 (IAC) for an alarm. They found nothing, reset the alarm and returned to the station at 10:42 p.m.
â€˘ At 11:39 a.m., firefighters responded to Greencastle Middle School (400 S. First St.) for an alarm. They were disregarded en route and returned to the station at 11:44 a.m.
â€˘ At 12:01 p.m., an alarm sounded at Putnam County Hospital (1542 Bloomington St.). Nothing was found and they returned to the station at 12:11 p.m.
â€˘ At 6:58 a.m., firefighters were called to assist Fillmore with a car accident at CR 700 East and Ind. 240. They were disregarded en route and returned to the station at 7:02 a.m.