An attempted break-in at a storage unit at Dyno-Store Self Storage, 2 Cedar Drive, was reported to Greencastle City Police.
Officer Darrel Bunten was called to the scene at noon Friday after owner Christine Berliner discovered damage to one unit. The door was damaged and the hasp smashed in an attempt to raise the door and gain access to the unit.
Although nothing was reportedly stolen from the unit, damage to the door and hasp was estimated at $1,000-$1,500.
In an incident that occurred early Sunday, two 16-year-old juveniles were taken into custody on the Greencastle Walmart store property after a foot pursuit. The juveniles were charged with being runaways, while one also faces charges of theft and resisting arrest.
The runaways were reported missing at 9:50 p.m. Saturday and were apprehended at 12:30 a.m. Sunday by Officer Eric Vaughan with assistance from Reserve Officer Jerett Query, Putnam County Sheriff Steve Fenwick and Deputy Mike Downing.
In an incident reported at 3:12 a.m. Monday, Capt. Charles Inman stopped a vehicle driven by Chapin Manning, 24, Greencastle, on Bloomington Street and cited the driver for having a false or fictitious registration.
A passenger, Brandi Clark, 19, Cloverdale, was cited for possession of marijuana under 30 grams and reckless possession of paraphernalia.
Two additional arrests were reported recently by city officers:
At 3:40 a.m. Tuesday, Zachary Z. Marsee, 20, Coatesville, was arrested by Capt. Inman in the Northview Apartments area on a Johnson County warrant for failure to appear in court.
At 3:12 a.m. Saturday, Jeffery C. Weir, 43, Roachdale, was arrested on North Jackson Street by Officer Vaughan for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Weir registered a .22 percent blood-alcohol content.
A two-vehicle mishap occurred on the northwest corner of the courthouse square Monday morning.
Lisa Ellis, 52, Greencastle, was westbound on Franklin Street and had stopped at Jackson Street, waiting on traffic when her 2002 Ford Explorer was struck in the right rear door by a 2004 Dodge Ram, driven by Brian K. Hanlon, 47, Greencastle.
Hanlon had been parked in the last parking space along the north side of the square and did not see the vehicle behind him as he backed out.
Capt. Mike Hanlon estimated total damage in the 11:19 a.m. accident at $2,500-$5,000.
* March 25, 7:30 a.m.: Richard Moore, 64, Brazil, was northbound on U.S. 231 north of U.S. 36 in a 2010 Ford Focus when he hit a deer.
* April 3, 4:24 p.m.: Joanie L. Majors, 31, Roachdale, was northbound on U.S. 231 in a 2002 Ford F150 when she signaled a right turn onto SR 236. Angela C. Lawless, 24, Greencastle, was following in a 2004 Chevrolet Impala. James W. Withers, 49, Lafayette, was third in line in a 1996 Chevrolet GC1.
When Majors slowed for her turn, Lawless also slowed down. Withers said Lawless also slowed down. Withers said Lawless had nearly stopped to avoid a collision, and he could not slow down to avoid hitting Lawless. The impact pushed Lawless' vehicle into Majors'.
* April 4, 6:57 a.m.: Jessica A. Ferran, 28, Cloverdale, was eastbound on CR 1100S in a 1993 Ford Crown Victoria. As she rounded a curve, the car drifted off the road on the south side and struck a row of mailboxes with the right side.
Ferran said her view was obstructed by heavy rain at the time.
Greg Allen Emberton, 50, Greencastle: Residential entry, public intoxication, April 2, 1:45 a.m.
Jeffrey Green, 47, Lavaca, Texas: Failure to appear, April 4, 4:52 a.m.
Matthew Best Kaczkowski, 20, Morton Grove, Ill.: Operating while intoxicated, minor in consumption, April 3, 4:25 a.m.
Michael Glenn King, 42, Pearland, Texas: Nonsupport of a dependent, contempt of court, April 4, 4:12 a.m.
Anthony Lee, 30, Louisville, Ky.: Nonsupport of a dependent, April 1, 2:50 p.m.
Zachary Graham Lightner, 34, Greencastle: Bond revocation, April 1, 9:35 a.m.
Robert Michael Noble, 39, Greencastle: Theft, document forgery, harassment, April 1, 11:50 p.m.
Andrew Douglas O'Hair, 22, Greencastle: Operating while intoxicated with a prior, April 3, 3:16 a.m.
Eric Ryan Pentz, 22, Fillmore: Check forgery, theft, April 1, 1:47 p.m.
Kevin Lee Scroggin, 42, Greencastle: Probation violation (2 counts), April 1, 9:18 p.m.
Bryan Christopher Skaggs, 26, Whiteland: Contempt of court, April 3, 10:52 p.m.
Kyle Lee Thomas, 21, Greencastle: Possession of a controlled substance (2 counts), possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia, trafficking contraband with an inmate, April 3, 2:35 a.m.
April 2, 3:39 p.m.: Medical assist at Asbury Towers, 102 W. Poplar St. Cleared 4:18 p.m.
April 2, 5:08 p.m.: Alarm at 414 S. Indiana St. Disregarded en route 5:10 p.m.
April 3, 9:08 a.m.: Alarm at 414 S. Indiana St. Disregarded en route 9:11 a.m.
April 3, 2:17 p.m.: Assisted Madison Township on a woods fire at 7017 West CR 25S. Cleared 3:32 p.m.
April 3, 3:51 p.m.: Woods fire at 1258 North CR 175W. Fire started with a smoldering burn pit.
April. 4, 12:38 p.m.: Lift assist at 1018 S. Zinc Mill Rd. Disregarded 12:48 p.m.
April 4, 2:14 p.m.: Lift assist at 1102 Avenue E. Cleared 2:38 p.m.
April 4, 2:48 p.m.: Vehicle fire at 2270 South CR 150W. Disregarded en route 2:52 p.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.