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Putnam Scanner for 12-11-07

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Putnam County Jail

Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently:

* At 11:24 a.m. Saturday, Jerry Alan Haltom, 49, Cloverdale, was booked into jail by Cloverdale Police Officer Tim Walker on a charge of domestic battery with a previous unrelated conviction for domestic battery. No release date or bail has been set.

* At 12:44 a.m. Monday, Manoje Kantilal, 35, Cloverdale, was booked into the Putnam County Jail by Sgt. Thomas Helmer for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, public intoxication and operating with a blood alcohol content of .08 or greater. He was released at 8:20 a.m. on $500 bail.

Sheriff's Department

The Putnam County Sheriff's Department responded to several crashes recently.

* At 4 p.m., Friday, Indiana State Trooper Adam Edwards responded to a collision on U.S. 40 near the intersection of CR 525 East. The collision occurred when Anita L. Cook, 41, Brazil, attempted to turn north on CR 525 East and failed to see the second driver, Christian M. Wishmeier, Greencastle, headed westbound on U.S.40. Cook told the investigating officer that she was unable to stop in time to avoid the collision. Damage was estimated at $10,001 to $25,000.

* At 3:13 p.m. Saturday, Deputy Ronnie Campbell responded to a single-vehicle crash on County Road 350 North near the intersection with County Road 350 West near Greencastle. Ruth E. Hobbs, 78, Greencastle, driving a maroon 2002 Toyota Camry, told Campbell that she did not remember details from the crash due to low blood sugar, but that she hit a mailbox and ended up in a ditch. Damage from the crash was estimated at $1,001 to $2,500.

* At 11:20 p.m. Sunday, Sgt. Tom Helmer, responded to a collision on U.S.231 near the intersection of County Road 275 West. Manoje Kantilal, 35, Cloverdale told investigators that he was traveling approximately 70 miles per hour on the slick roadway when he lost control of the vehicle, hitting a guardrail. Following a portable breath test, he was booked in on charges of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or higher. Damage from the crash was estimated at $10,001 to $25,000.

Greencastle Fire Dept.

The Greencastle Fire Department went one run on Friday:

* At 12:08 p.m. crews were dispatched to 8 E. Walnut St. where a man had fallen on the steps of the Post Office. Fire officials assisted Operation Life and returned to service at 12:21 p.m.