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Putnam Scanner for July 22, 2010

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Putnam County Sheriff's Department

Connie Rodgers of Plainfield was traveling east on US 40 at 7:40 p.m. Saturday, when she lost control of her vehicle due to heavy rain. Her vehicle crossed the median and came to rest in a ditch.

Nathan Gaffeny of Greencastle was traveling on CR 725E near Bainbridge at 3 p.m. Sunday, when his vehicle rounded a curve and he veered right to avoid an oncoming vehicle and lost control. His vehicle came to rest overturned in a ditch.

Greencastle Police Department

Kevin Burgener, 45, of Dundas, Ill., was traveling west on Shadowlawn Avenue at 6:45 a.m. Friday, when he attempted to negotiate at right turn onto College Avenue and his trailer caught a Verizon utility pole, which broke. Damage was estimated between $1,001 and $2,500.

Nathaniel Secrest of Greencastle was traveling east on Shadowlawn Avenue at 10:51 p.m. Saturday, when he attempted to stop, but due to high water, began to hydroplane and struck the back of a vehicle operated by Paul N. Trissel of Greencastle.

There was an estimated $2,501 to $5,000 in damages.

The following tickets have been issued by GPD recently:

Chelsea Doan, 17, Fillmore, was stopped on Fillmore Road at 8:38 p.m. Friday and cited for speeding -- 51 mph in a 30 mph zone.

Teresa Wallen, 33, Stilesville, was stopped at College Avenue and Washington Street at 1:05 a.m. and cited for driving a vehicle with a suspended license.

Edward L. Hamilton, 21, Venice, Fla., was stopped on Bloomington Street at 11 a.m. Saturday and cited for no registration or plate to vehicle.

Greencastle Fire Department

Crews were dispatched to CR 225N at 7:20 p.m. Friday for sparks from a power pole. They were back in service at 7:49 p.m.

Crews were dispatched to Refuse Handling office, 525 W. Columbia St., at 7:24 a.m. Saturday for a smoke scare caused by a shorted wire. They were back in service at 7:34 a.m.

Information included in the Putnam Scanner is taken from reports provided to the Banner Graphic by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department, Greencastle Police Department and Greencastle Fire Department.

Individuals listed in the blotter have been arrested on probable cause and have not been formally charged. Charging information may change after an initial arrest.

Questions about listed charging information should be directed to the arresting agency.