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Police scanner for Oct. 7

Friday, October 7, 2011

County Jail

Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail on Wednesday, Oct. 5.

* At 2:50 p.m. William Richard Honeycutt Jr., 38, Indianapolis, was booked in for probation violation.

* At 10:30 p.m. Jeremy Brooks Martin, 29, Brazil, was arrested for violation of home detention.

City Police

Three minor property-damage accidents were investigated recently by Greencastle City Police.

-- At 3:26 p.m. Wednesday, a minor mishap occurred on the main Greencastle High School parking lot as Tristen French, 16, Greencastle, was attempting to exit the lot in a 2001 Jeep Liberty.

As he passed a line of parked vehicles, he did not notice that the rear door of a1999 Ford Taurus, owned by Marcie Campbell, Greencastle, was open and struck it.

Damage to each vehicle was estimated at $1,000 by Officer Ed Wilson.

-- At 2:43 p.m. Wednesday, a hit-and-run accident was reported on the Pizza Hut parking lot off Indianapolis Road.

Sara Wyant, 22, Plainfield, had parked her 2002 Nissan in the rear parking area, and when she was leaving work she noticed that the vehicle had been struck in the front bumper, possibly by a vehicle going through the drive-through.

Officer Wilson investigated. No damage estimate was available.

-- At 11:54 a.m. Wednesday, a two-vehicle accident occurred at Veterans Memorial Highway and U.S. 231.

Christy Reutemann, 34, Greencastle, was stopped in the westbound lanes in 2002 BMW as a southbound 2012 Freightliner semi, driven by Rodney Ham, 56, Kinmundy, Ill., turned left off U.S. 231. The semi turned too wide, Officer Wilson reported, and clipped the front corner of the BMW.

Total damage in the accident was estimated at $2,500-$5,000.

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

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.