Putnam County Jail
Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently.
â€˘ Robin A. Capps, 37, Center Point, was booked in at 3:30 p.m. Monday on a court order. She was arrested by Civil Deputy Mike Oâ€™Hair. She was transferred to Rockville Correctional Facility at 12:41 p.m. Tuesday.
â€˘ Earl Richardson, 44, Indianapolis, was booked in at 6:02 p.m. Monday for check deception. He was arrested at PCJ. He was released on his own recognizance at 3:13 p.m. Tuesday.
Three accidents were investigated recently by the Putnam County Sheriffâ€™s Dept.
â€˘ At 5:50 a.m. Monday, a truck hit a deer on Ind. 240 near CR 650 East.
Lt. Danny Wallace reported that Robert A. Nichols, 69, 9739 S. CR 825 East, Cloverdale, was driving west in a 2000 Chevrolet pickup when the animal ran in front of him and he could not avoid it.
Damage was estimated at $2,500-$5,000.
â€˘Â At 6 a.m. Sunday, two vehicles collided on Interstate 70 near the 40-mile marker.
Reserve Deputy Joe Tesmer reported that a 2001 Ford Taurus driven by Nathaniel L. Eakins, 23, Indianapolis, was driving east when he lost control of his car and hit a guardrail. An eastbound 2007 Ford Expedition driven by Robert M. Borders, 36, Bakersfield, Calif., collided with the car.
Eakins had a .10 percent blood-alcohol content.
Damage was estimated at $10,000-$25,000.
Assisting at the scene by Chief Deputy Virgil Lanning.
â€˘ At 11:18 a.m. Saturday, a car hit a motorcycle at U.S. 231 and U.S. 36.
Reserve Deputy Joe Tesmer reported that Joseph T. Armbruster, 24, Ladoga, was driving east turning north onto U.S. 231 when a Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by William J. Fox, 51, Cicero, went around an oncoming car into the path of Armbrusterâ€™s 2000 Toyota Camry.
Fox was ejected from the motorcycle but no injuries were reported.
Damage was estimated at $5,000-$10,000.
Greencastle Fire Dept.
The Greencastle Fire Department responded to several recent runs.
â€˘ At 5:55 a.m., firefighters responded to a medical assist with Operation Life at 1012 Canterbury. They returned to the station at 6:10 a.m.
â€˘ At 6:14 a.m., firefighters responded to Ind. 240 East and U.S. 231 for a service call, tree on the road. They returned to the station at 6:46 a.m.
â€˘ At 3:19 p.m., firefighters assisted Operation Life with a patient at a car accident, at 816 N. Jackson. They returned to the station at 3:35 p.m.