Police Scanner for March 31

Thursday, March 31, 2011

City Police

Four young people were arrested for allegedly being minors in consumption of alcohol early Wednesday on Greencastle's northeast side.

Officer Matt Huffman responded to 625 Northview, where he and DePauw Police Sgt. Rick Keller arrested:

-- Erin Fasulko, 20, Brazil, who registered .09 percent blood-alcohol content under PBT testing.

-- Kendra Skirvin, 18, Brazil, who tested .14 blood-alcohol content.

-- Nicholas Buskirk, 19, Greencastle, who tested .09 blood-alcohol content.

-- Jacob Capps, 18, Greencastle, who registered .06 blood-alcohol content.

At 11:48 a.m. Tuesday, Capt. Mike Hanlon issued two citations to a 15-year-old male who was walking on East Washington Street.

The Greencastle juvenile was cited for being a minor in possession paraphernalia and being a minor in possession of tobacco products.

A two-vehicle property-damage accident was reported at 5:54 p.m. Sunday at North Jackson Street and Shadowlawn Avenue.

Capt. Charles Inman reported Mitchell Myers, 26, Greencastle, was southbound on Jackson Street and stopped to turn left onto Shadowlawn when his 1995 Dodge Ram was struck from behind by a 2003 Ford Taurus, driven by Jacob Surface, 21, Crawfordsville.

Surface told police he was momentarily distracted just before the collision. Total damage was estimated at $2,500-$5,000.

Two recent traffic citations were issued by city officers.

-- At 7:45 p.m. Sunday, Kenneth Benge, 19, Bainbridge, was cited at Columbia and Jefferson streets by Officer Nick Eastham for having no license available when required.

-- At 11:50 a.m. March 24, Victoria Batchelor, 23, Brazil, was ticketed by Officer Albert Epple for unsafe lane movement at Washington and Jackson streets.

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.