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Putnam Scanner for 2-23

Friday, February 22, 2008

Sheriff's Dept.

Several accidents were investigated recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department.

* At 8:35 a.m. Feb. 8, a car slid off the road and hit a pole on CR 250 North at CR 775 East.

Deputy Don Lewis reported that Jennifer White, Greencastle, was driving a 2003 Volkswagon Jetta, was eastbound and tried to turn left onto CR 775 East, hitting a patch of ice and sliding into a utility pole.

Damage was estimated at $2,500-5,000.

* At 1:05 p.m. Feb. 12, a car slid off Ind. 240 in Chad Valley and hit a power pole.

Deputy Don Pettit reported that Miriah Beaman, Bainbridge, driving a 1993 Ford Topaz, was eastbound when she hit a slick spot in the road, hitting a pole.

Damage was estimated at $750-1,000.

* At 6:50 a.m. Feb. 12, a car slid off the road and hit a highway sign and a fence on CR 150 West at CR 450 South.

Deputy Don Pettit reported that Logan Wilks, Greencastle, was driving a 1997 Chevrolet Astrovan southbound when he hit an icy patch and slid off the road, striking a highway sign and fence.

Damage was estimated at $750-1,000.

* At 8:15 a.m. Feb. 20, a car slid off the road due to icy conditions on CR 200 North at U.S. 231.

Deputy Don Pettit reported that Francis Luedke, Greencastle, driving a 2002 Isuzu Rodeo, was westbound on CR 200 North when an icy spot in the road caused the vehicle to slide off, coming to rest in a ditch.

Damage was estimated at $2,500-5,000.

* At 8:10 a.m. Feb. 20, a car lost control on snow-covered roads and hit some trees.

Deputy Don Pettit reported that Christina Fiest, Fillmore, was driving a 1997 Geo Metro southbound when she came to an icy spot in the road, losing control and striking a ditch and several small trees.

Damage was estimated at $1,000-2,500.

Putnam County Jail

Three people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently.

* Rachelle Lynn Lucas, 27, Gosport, was booked in at 11:22 p.m. Thursday for possession of marijuana, disorderly conduct and public intoxication. She was arrested by ISP Trooper Wood.

* Donzell Dewayne Verdun, 26, Greencastle, was booked in at 12:37 a.m. Friday for public intoxication and disorderly conduct. He was arrested by Greencastle Officer Charles Inman.

* Cody Alan Duncan, 21, Greencastle, was booked in at 2:40 a.m. Friday for driving while intoxicated and driving while suspended or revoked. He was arrested by DePauw Officer Rick Keller.