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Additional charges filed against meth suspect

Saturday, July 18, 2009

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Additional charges have been filed against a Greencastle man arrested in connection with methamphetamine bust in June.

Cyle A. Duncan, 24, of Greencastle was arrested June 29 at his residence at 609 Primrose Lane and charged with Class B felony dealing in methamphetamine, Class C felony possession of methamphetamine and Class A misdemeanors possession of paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. He has now been charged with Class C felonies burglary and conspiracy to commit burglary and Class D felonies theft and conspiracy to commit theft in connection with the June 11 burglary of a Cloverdale business.

After Duncan was taken into custody on the drug charges, officers found several items allegedly stolen from a Cloverdale body shop. Duncan allegedly confessed to assisting another man in the burglary using his truck.

"Cyle remembered loading air tools, welder, battery charger, large red air tank (sandblaster) and a couple of boxes," narrative prepared by Putnam County Sheriff's Department Detective Pat McFadden said.

According to court documents, Greencastle Police Department officers initially served a search warrant for stolen merchandise on Duncan's home, and consequently discovered methamphetamine and precursors for producing the drug in the bedroom where they found Duncan.

A second search warrant was obtained for the residence, and "The Indiana State Police Methamphetamine Lab Unit was called to the scene, where they disassembled the suspected products and took samples," a narrative prepared by GPD officer Ed Wilson said.

After the alleged lab was disassembled, officers continued their search and found several items of paraphernalia commonly used in the consumption and production of meth and marijuana, court documents said.

Duncan's charges were enhanced because the residence where the drugs and paraphernalia were found was within 1,000 feet of Greencastle Christian Church, which operates a daycare facility.

Duncan's criminal history in Putnam County includes convictions for domestic battery, resisting law enforcement, residential entry and battery, check deception. At the time of his arrest, he had charges of possession of paraphernalia, operating while intoxicated and possession of a controlled substance already pending.

Duncan was previously sentenced to a direct commitment to Putnam County Community Corrections, but was terminated from the program for violations.


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24 years old and already a criminal history that long. Is there hope for this young man?

-- Posted by mad-mom on Sat, Jul 18, 2009, at 4:12 AM

I can't beleive this is the boy my kids went to school with at SP. What happened? He was such a well mannered young man then. The drugs got him, what a shame.

-- Posted by dcsaiht on Sat, Jul 18, 2009, at 9:23 AM

O.K. When he was first arrested a couple of weeks ago, there was an outpouring of comments about what a great guy he was and he always "had your back", etc., etc., I see no additional comments here singing the praises of this great guy. This is NOT a great guy. This is a scumbag, and he will be put away for a long, long time, to which I am very greatful!

-- Posted by Tayter on Sat, Jul 18, 2009, at 9:32 AM

The thing about this, is that there are many more people that were involved in this but no one will name them > They have hurt a lot of people thru their use of drugs and now being theives with their children present. There are people who know a lot and I am asking you to go to the police with the additonal information and let a lot of innocent people get some well deserved rest instead of worrying all the time that their home or business will be next because all of the individuals that were involved have not been arrested due to insufficient evidence. Children were present at this home and their caregivers were some of those that used and helped make the drugs,and were involved in the burgarly but no one will give the police the information that is needed to also arrest them. The two arrested did not act alone but are the only ones paying the price. Others will continue to do more of the same unless someone steps up and tells what they know. Do the right thing and be the one to contact the police.

-- Posted by nooneseems to care on Sat, Jul 18, 2009, at 4:56 PM

thanks at least someone agrees with me, that theirs others involved with doing this! these two people who are getting charged shouldn't be the only ones! the people that knows these other criminals that are getting by with such charges need to turn them in. its not fare for these two people to take the blame for the others whom are involved. yes these two people are very good inside and everyone makes mistakes. eventually learns from there mistakes. no matter how long they get in jail or prison they will learn. people all around this world does worse drugs than this. they get by with them. look around some of these people are probably next door. please don't judge those you may not know very well. my god bless this world. leave all this in gods hands he'll take care of it.

-- Posted by nacole_westmoreland on Sat, Jul 18, 2009, at 7:09 PM

Lets keep God and paddling for discipline out of school a few more years and see how bad it really gets. I bet we havn't seen anything yet. A lot of kids now days show no respect for authority at all and they have no respect for others lives either. (Not all but a lot)In 1991 when I graduated they still paddled and was firm with discipline at SP. They took it away a few years later and the trouble started getting worse,the teacers were getting cursed and all that happened was a smack onthe hand or suspension.

-- Posted by c1991 on Sun, Jul 19, 2009, at 1:22 AM

I personally know Cyle Duncan and know that inside he is a good person, everyone has to understand that when someone gets wrapped up into drugs they end up doing things they may not have done when they weren't on the drugs. And yes I am positive he wasn't the only one involved and I do agree that the others in this town that had anything to do with the meth or the stealing of the auto body shop should be sitting in jail as well.

-- Posted by nefarious on Sun, Jul 19, 2009, at 10:09 AM

Oh you are so right about how one behaves when involved with drugs. Looks to me that should be a no-brainer to STAY AWAY FROM THEM. That's no excuse and I get tired of people using that as an excuse. Who was the one that got involved with them in the first place? He deserves to face the consequences for doing wrong. Period. Drugs or not, he was wrong and anyone else involved in that situation deserves the same. If these 'nice' people would JUST SAY NO, they wouldn't be in this situation.

-- Posted by bannerstuff on Mon, Jul 20, 2009, at 6:39 AM

If they would legalize pot he would of just pulled into the body shop, forgot what he was doing and then went back home and ate some chips and drank a Mountain Dew............

-- Posted by Dodgers Gone on Mon, Jul 20, 2009, at 9:18 AM

I know now what that strange & awful smell was when I drove by this house, almost daily. I can't believe it took so long for this meth lab to be brought down. If i could smell it as a person driving by, didn't the neighbors sense anything?

Shame on you Cyle Duncan for making such a bad choice. Now the next step is to suffer the consequences for your actions. That's life. Hopefully you will have learned something and be able to make our world a better place one day, instead of a worse place.

-- Posted by just a local on Mon, Jul 20, 2009, at 7:19 PM

as it comes to light, he and stokes are not the only ones involved. if any one knows more and the details of this robbery please contact the police. i am personally affected by this these criminals. they stole from me and its affected my ability to earn a living.i have kids who also suffer from this situation, due to the fact there mother was involved and profitted from the robbery. she needs to face the responsibility of her actions, so if you know the details please please contact law enforcement so they can do there job and we can hold all involved responsible for there actions. it is sad only these two will suffer when there are others who proffited from this. please help catch the others involved. one day it could be you that is affected or your family. thank you.

-- Posted by ripped off on Tue, Jul 21, 2009, at 7:17 PM


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