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Putnam Scanner for Aug. 27, 2009

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Greencastle Police Department

The following tickets were issued by the Greencastle Police Department:

Jacob McFerron, 22, Greencastle, was stopped at Maple and Bloomington streets at 11:40 p.m. Aug. 20 and ticketed for driving while suspended.

Melissa D. Welch, 30, Terre Haute, was stopped at US 231S and CR 375S at 3:50 a.m. Saturday and ticketed for driving while suspended with an infraction.

The following accident was reported by the Greencastle Police Department:

Samuel Cole, 35, Cloverdale, was waiting to exit McClure parking lot on Bloomington St., when a vehicle driven by Leigh Jones, 38, Coatesville, attempted to turn into the parking lot from Bloomington Street. The two vehicles collided.

The accident occurred at 9:56 a.m. Tuesday. There were estimated damages of $2,501 to $5,000.

Putnam County Sheriff's Department

Michael Murray of Clayton was traveling south on US 231 at 6:46 a.m. Sunday pulling a Lowe 17-foot "V" bottom boat on a trailer, when he apparently fell asleep at the wheel.

Murray's vehicle struck several mailboxes along with newspaper boxes before he regained control. When his vehicle returned to the roadway, the right rear wheel assembly on the trailer broke, causing the boat to flip upside down.

Both the boat and its 90 HP Evinrude motor were destroyed, the accident report stated.

Jerry's Wrecker Service towed the vehicle and boat from the scene. There was an estimated $5,001 to $10,000 in damages.

Anthony Carter, Bainbridge, was traveling on CR 700E near New Maysville at 7:50 a.m. Aug. 20, when a deer entered the roadway causing Carter to lose control of his vehicle and hit a tree.

There was an estimated $5,001 to $10,000 in damages.

James Henke, Indianapolis, was traveling on Interstate 70 near Cloverdale at 12:12 p.m. Sunday, when a vehicle driven by Kristina Hacker of Greencastle struck the rear of Henke's vehicle.

Henke stated he had slowed for traffic ahead of him at the time of the collision. No injuries were reported.

Steele's Wrecker Service towed Hacker's vehicle from the scene. Henke's vehicle was not towed. There was an estimated $2,501 to $5,000 in damages.

Cindy Carter, Bainbridge, was traveling west on US 36 at 6:35 a.m. Friday, when a deer ran from a cornfield and into the front of Carter's vehicle.

Kenny's Wrecker Service towed the vehicle from the scene. There was an estimated $5,001 to $10,000 in damages.

Joseph Myers, Montezuma, was traveling west on US 36 near Bainbridge at 3 p.m. Saturday, when he apparently fell asleep at the wheel, causing his vehicle to hit a mailbox.

There was an estimated $1,001 to $2,500 in damages. His vehicle was not towed from the scene.