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Police scanner for Nov. 2

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

County Jail

Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently.

* On Friday, Oct. 28 at 1:30 p.m. Barry Douglas Bland, 22, Fillmore, was booked in the jail for possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia and theft.

At 9:04 p.m. Don Wayne Flanagan, 21, Indianapolis, was housed at the jail for operating while intoxicated.

At 9:15 p.m. Jeffery Michael Bybee, 35, Indianapolis, was arrested for public intoxication.

* On Sunday, Oct. 30 at 12:15 a.m. Paul Louis Woodcock, 62, Poland, was booked for operating while intoxicated.

At 4:25 a.m. William Eugene Williams, 38, Reelsville, was lodged in the jail for operating while intoxicated.

* On Monday, Oct. 31 at 11:37 a.m. Michael Allen Gaines, 38, Indianapolis, was arrested for probation violation.

* On Monday, Nov. 1 at 1:23 a.m. Eva Nicole Mason, 28, Greencastle, was housed at the jail for possession of paraphernalia.

City Police

One alcohol-related arrest was reported recently by Greencastle City Police officers.

-- At 10:30 p .m. Monday, Brian Lee Curry, 43, Greencastle, was arrested by Officer Eric Vaughan on three alcohol-related charges.

Police were summoned to Ottawa Park, 1216 Bloomington St., on a domestic call and ended up lodging Curry in the Putnam County Jail on charges of public intoxication, operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated with a minor passenger present.

Curry registered .16 percent blood-alcohol content an hour after the incident, police reported.

City Police also investigated seven recent accidents.

A one-vehicle accident sent a 47-year-old Greencastle man to Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, early Sunday.

Steve Lee was southbound on Jackson Street at 1:52 a.m. Sunday, nearing the courthouse square, when apparently fell asleep at the wheel of his 2005 Chevrolet truck and the vehicle left the roadway, striking a tree in front of Dave's Heating and Cooling.

Lee told police he had left the laundromat on North Jackson Street and was heading home when the accident occurred.

Impact with the tree caused the airbag to deploy, resulting in Lee suffering a broken wrist, loosened teeth and facial lacerations. He was initially taken to Putnam County Hospital but was transferred on to Methodist, police said.

Officer Nick Eastham estimated damage to the Lee vehicle at $5,000-$10,000.

-- At 3:21 a.m. Sunday, a one-vehicle accident on Percy Julian Drive, 500 feet north of State Road 240, resulted in a traffic citation for Sheena Workman, 26, Greencastle.

Workman told Officer Vaughan she was texting while driving her 2000 Ford Explorer, which crossed the centerline, left the roadway and struck a Co-Alliance fuel tank at the side of the road.

Total damage was estimated at $1,000-$2,500.

Workman was cited for texting while driving.

-- At 3:10 p.m. Saturday, Trent T. Conger, 17, McCordsville, was involved in a hit-and-run accident near East Washington and Vine streets, police said.

Witnesses saw a black 2008 Toyota Sienna minivan jump the curb, run over a library directional sign near the Masonic Lodge and leave the scene.

While Officer Darrel Bunten was getting witness statements, a call came in to dispatch that a black minivan was involved in an accident on County Road 525 West where County Road 125 North intersects.

The vehicle reportedly ran off the road and struck a tree. The driver was reportedly seen running from the scene wearing only his boxer shorts.

Conger was found on the porch of a nearby residence when Operation Life arrived, police said. He was transported by OL to Putnam County Hospital for minor bleeding to his head.

Deputy Gregg Slover worked the second accident, noting that Conger also admitted to being the driver in a hit-and-run accident in Greencastle. Witnesses told police it appeared the driver was banging his head on the steering wheel after the mishap.

Total damage was listed at $5,000-$10,000.

-- At 11:20 a.m. Saturday, a three-vehicle mishap occurred on Indianapolis Road, 300 feet west of 10th Street.

Sgt. Terry Eastham reported that a 2002 Ford Explorer, driven by Megan Ash, 22, Coatesville, struck the rear of a 2000 Subaru, driven by Brandice Brennan, 32, Greencastle, pushing it into the rear of a stopped 2003 Chevrolet pickup, driven by Lloyd Williams, 56, Fillmore.

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

-- At 10:30 p.m. Friday, a minor accident occurred on the McDonald's restaurant lot, 940 Indianapolis Rd.

Officer Nick Eastham reported that Eric Dowell, 16, Crawfordsville, was backing a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer from a parking space when he struck a 2008 Pontiac G8, driven by Jeffrey Woodall, 40, Greencastle, which was in the drive-through line.

Total damage was listed at $1,000-$2,500.

Dowell was ticketed for a probationary license violation for having other passengers in his vehicle while still a probationary driver.

-- At 7:49 p.m. Friday, a two-vehicle mishap was reported at Indianapolis Road and Longcastle Drive as Wanda Wehrman had stopped her 1987 Toyota pickup to turn into Pizza Hut and it was struck from behind by a 1995 Dodge Neon, driven by Elizabeth Boswell, 19, Greencastle.

Officer Eastham listed total damage at $5,000-$10,000.

Boswell suffered minor injuries to her knee, lower leg and foot but was not transported.

-- At 6:55 p.m. Oct. 26, a car-deer accident occurred on U.S. 231 and County Road 285 South.

Darrell Toney, 70, Fillmore was southbound on U.S. 231 when a deer entered the path of his 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer and was struck.

Officer Vaughan estimated damage at $1,000-$2,500.

Sheriff's Department

* On Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 9:36 p.m. Aerial D. Kirchoff, 20, Vincennes, was westbound on U.S. 40 near Reelsville in a 2008 Pontiac G6 when she hit a deer. The impact caused major front-end damage and killed the deer.

Damage $2,501-$5,000.

* On Friday, Oct. 28 at 7:15 a.m. Donald R. Skelton, 49, Brazil, was eastbound on U.S. 40 in 1996 Chevrolet Silverado. He apparently blacked out, left the south side of the road and struck several trees before becoming stuck in the muddy ditch.

Damage $5,001-$10,000.

* At 7:45 a.m. Jim W. Fields, 46, Greencastle, was southbound on U.S. 231 North in a 2000 Dodge Dakota when a deer struck the left rear fender just behind the wheel. The deer continued running west into the field.

Damage less than $1,000.

* At 5:27 p.m. Kristy S. Abney, 22, Crawfordsville, was northbound on U.S. 231 in a 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser when she fell asleep at the wheel. She went off the right side of the road, hitting a power pole and rolling the car.

Damage $2,501-$5,000.

* At 9:50 p.m. Scott D. Witty, 39, Bainbridge, was northbound on County Road 250 East in a 2004 Ford Explorer when he hit a deer.

Damage $5,001-$10,000.

* On Saturday, Oct. 29 at 7:38 a.m. Michael A. Ash, 42, Greencastle, was northbound on U.S. 231 in a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 when he hit a deer.

Damage $1,001-$2,500.

* At 8:35 a.m. Chris L. Mann, 43, Cloverdale, was westbound on State Road 42 in a 1997 Ford F250 hauling a trailer carrying a combine corn head. Just after the truck crossed the iron bridge near 675 East, the trailer came loose from the hitch.

The trailer hit the back of the truck, causing damage to the rear bumper and right rear quarter of the truck. The trailer came to rest on the north side of the road just west of the bridge, next to a guardrail.

Damage $5,001-$10,000.

* At 9:15 a.m. William H. Reeves, 75, Greencastle, was westbound on Columbus Street in Cloverdale in a 1994 Dodge Dakota. He stopped at the stop sign at U.S. 231 and began to enter the northbound lane when he was struck by Joshua L. Grubbs, 19, Cloverdale, in a 2000 Plymouth Neon.

Both drivers said they could not see the other vehicle due to the line of cars parked on U.S. 231.

The brush guard of Reeves's truck and the right side of Grubbs's car were damaged.

Damage $2,501-$5,000.

* At 8 p.m. Logan J. Pizzo, 20, Cloverdale, was northbound on U.S. 231 in a 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 when his left rear wheel came off. The wheel struck the right front of the 2002 Ford Windstar driven by Frank A. Belcher, 79, Quincy.

Belcher's van had damage across the front end of the vehicle and his airbag had deployed.

Several lug nuts were missing from Pizzo's truck.

Damage $5,001-$10,000.

* On Sunday, Oct. 30 at 10:02 a.m. Russell A. Bowers, 61, Quincy, was eastbound on U.S. 40 in a 2005 Ford Freestar when he hit a deer.

Damage $2,501-$5,000.

Fillmore Police

* Zack C. Wood of Fillmore was cited on Monday, Oct. 31 at 7:28 p.m. by Fillmore Town Marshal Darrel R. Bunten for traveling 88 mph in a 45-mph zone on County Road 550 East between County Road 150 North and County Road 200 North on a 2000 Honda motorcycle.

City Fire

* On Friday, Oct. 28 at 7:51 p.m. the Greencastle Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle accident with injury at 1106 Indianapolis Rd. Cleared 8:28 p.m.

At 9:51 p.m. GFD was dispatched to an accident at 1750 Indianapolis Rd. but was disregarded at 9:57 p.m.

* On Saturday, Oct. 29 at 1 a.m. they were dispatched to 103 S. Locust St. for a medical assist. Cleared 1:19 a.m.

At 3:34 a.m. GFD responded to an alarm at 504 E. Seminary St. Cleared 3:55 a.m.

At 2:29 p.m. personnel responded to a cornfield fire at 3751 E. CR 200 North. Cleared 3:47 p.m.

At 10:46 p.m. crews were dispatched to an alarm at 504 E. Seminary St. Cleared 10:59 p.m.

At 11:58 p.m. they were dispatched to an alarm at 225 Bloomington St. but were canceled at 12:01 a.m.

* On Sunday, Oct. 30 at 1:55 a.m. GFD responded to a motor vehicle accident at 124 N. Jackson St. Cleared 2:41 a.m.

At 3:53 a.m. they were dispatched to 106 S. Spring St. Disregarded 3:56 a.m.

At 4:15 a.m. GFD responded to a fuel spill at 407 S. Percy Julian Drive Cleared 6:30 a.m.

At 8:43 p.m. they performed an electrical investigation at 418 E. Washington St. Cleared 8:59 p.m.

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.