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Police Scanner for March 30

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

City Police

A pair of Greencastle juveniles face marijuana possession charges after they were stopped on Anderson Street Monday night.

At 7:45 p.m., Officer Nick Eastham stopped two juvenile males, ages 15 and 17, who were walking near the old Miller School building.

The suspects will be summoned into court on charges of possession of marijuana under 30 grams, police said.

Meanwhile Greencastle City Police reported seven recent arrests.

-- At 10:44 p.m. Saturday, Hope L. King Rush, 39, Cloverdale, was arrested at Broadway and Main streets in the city's South End after Capt. Charles Inman responded to a complaint about possible illegal activity in the area.

The suspect was arrested in a parked vehicle and charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of a syringe. She was taken to Putnam County Jail, while an unnamed male in the car was reportedly transported to Putnam County Hospital.

Capt. Inman was assisted by Deputy Ronnie Campbell and Officer Eric Vaughan.

-- At 8:30 p.m. Saturday, two minors were arrested on alcohol-related charges at the Greencastle Inn on Bloomington Street. Capt. Inman received a report of possible underage drinking and responded to the scene to fine Christopher Hunter, 20, Coatesville, and a 17-year-old Poland female reportedly consuming alcohol outside room 116.

-- At 3 a.m. Saturday, Patrick McFadden Jr., 28, Indianapolis, was arrested by Officer Vaughan for public intoxication (.13 percent blood-alcohol content via PBT testing) and possession of marijuana under 30 grams. He was arrested while walking near Vine and Walnut streets.

-- At 2:01 a.m. Saturday, two men were arrested on disorderly conduct charges at 1042 Castlebury Drive. Arrested by Reserve Officer Kyle Lee and lodged in the Putnam County Jail were Robert Wade Sims, 22, Fillmore, and James Levi Ellis, 21, Coatesville.

-- On Monday afternoon, Dave James Wells, 19, was arrested by Officer Darrel Bunten at the A-Way Home Shelter on Franklin Street in Greencastle on a pair of Putnam County warrants for probation violation and theft/fraud. Wells was lodged in the Putnam County Jail at 12:21 p.m.

Sheriff's Department

* March 7, 4:28 p.m.: Andrew C. Hutcheson, 18, Roachdale, was southbound on U.S. 231 in a 1997 Ford F350. A vehicle was turning onto CR 200N two vehicles in front of Hutcheson and he could not stop in time to avoid rear-ending the 2005 Ford F250 driven by Aaron B. Phillips, 35, Cloverdale.

Damage estimated at $2,501-$5,000.

* March 25, 6:30 p.m.: Kevin Wright, 48, Spencer, was walking out of Casey's General Store in Cloverdale, returning to his 1999 Ford Taurus. Before reaching the car, he saw a 1994 Chevrolet Caprice wagon accelerate from the pumps and run into the back of his car.

The impact pushed Wright's vehicle over the curb and into the building, damaging the front wall of the structure, as well as the window and the cash register area.

Connie F. Bartley, 51, Brownsburg, said she attempted to stop at the pumps and the Caprice lunged forward so fast she hit Wright's parked vehicle.

Kendra Hatfield, 21, Cloverdale, was working the register at the time of the accident. She heard tires squeal and looked to her left. When she saw the car approaching the building, she took off toward the store's kitchen.

Deputy Mike Downing reviewed the Casey's surveillance tape and said Bartley slowed as she neared the pump. She then opened the door and stuck her left foot out of the vehicle to exit when it accelerated forward, hitting Wright's car and pushing it into the building.

Damage estimated at $10,001-$25,000.

* March 26, 1:10 p.m.: Anthony Kolesar, 65, Cloverdale, was northbound on U.S. 231 approaching Robert Weist Avenue in Cloverdale in a 1993 Plymouth Grand Voyager. Mechelle L. Lockwood, 42, Cloverdale, was stopped westbound on Robert Weist Avenue in a 1996 Mercury Grand Marquis.

Lockwood said she did not notice Kolesar's vehicle and entered the intersection, striking the right side of his van.

Lockwood was cited for operating with a suspended license.

Damage $2,501-$5,000.

County Jail

Jerry Earl Arthur Jr., 36, Bloomington: Check deception, March 28, 1:41 p.m.

Tanner Cody Bunch, 18, Cloverdale: Burglary, criminal mischief, March 27, 1 a.m.

Jeremy Max Clodfelter, 32, Bainbridge: Public intoxication, March 27, 7:15 p.m.

Dustin Halfacre, 24, Rockville: Probation violation, March 25, 12:45 p.m.

Donald Wesley Owen, 46, Greencastle: Operating while intoxicated, public intoxication, March 27, 3:18 a.m.

City Fire

March 25, 3:51 p.m.: Medical assist at 706 E. Washington St. Cleared 4:58 p.m.

March 25, 6:55 p.m.: Brush fire at 1159 East CR 25S. Cleared 7:35 p.m.

March 26, 3:54 a.m.: Alarm at 517 E. Washington St. Crew found smoke in the entryway from burned food. Cleared 4:16 a.m.

March 26, 12:06 p.m.: Medical assist at 620 Anderson St. Cleared 12:59 p.m.

March 26, 2:59 p.m.: Medical assist at 620 Anderson St. Cleared 3:30 p.m.

March 27, 4:31 p.m.: Cleanup at a motor vehicle accident at U.S. 231 and CR 200N. Cleared 4:50 p.m.

March 28, 4:59 p.m.: Assisted Cloverdale Township with field fire at 9620 South CR 90E. Cleared 6:06 p.m.

March 28, 11:16 p.m.: Responded to a burning smell at 4 East St. Found a melting and short circuiting outlet. Cleared 11:43 p.m.

March 29, 8:46 a.m.: Alarm at 1333 E. Indianapolis Rd. Investigation revealed a faulty alarm. Cleared 9:12 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.