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Thursday, May 24, 2012

City Police

A two-vehicle accident resulted in traffic citations for both drivers involved in the mishap Tuesday morning, Greencastle City Police reported.

At 8:05 a.m., John York, 40, Greencastle, was southbound on Jackson Street, crossing the railroad tracks south of Veterans Highway, when his 2004 Kia Sedona was reportedly sideswiped by a northbound 2004 GMC Denali, driven by Nichol Brown, 32, Greencastle.

Capt. Mike Hanlon reported that the Brown vehicle crossed into York's lane as she went over the tracks, resulting in a collision that caused an estimated $5,000-$10,000 damage.

Brown was issued a citation for driving with a suspended license, while York was ticketed for having an expired license plate.

Five additional traffic citations were issued recently by city officers.

-- At 3:35 p.m. Monday, David Wright, 62, Greencastle, was ticketed on Indianapolis Road by Officer Darrel Bunten for having an expired license plate (December 2010).

-- At 3 a.m. Sunday, Anthony Lehr, 21, Greencastle, was cited at Wood and Tennessee streets by Officer Matt Huffman for driving with a suspended license with a prior offense.

-- At 11:31 p.m. Friday, Nicole Richardson, 23, Fillmore, was ticketed at State Road 240 and First Street by Officer Nick Eastham for driving with a suspended license with a prior offense.

-- At 10:44 p.m. Friday, Dylan Harrison, 18, Greencastle, was cited by Officer Eastham on State Road 240 near Walmart Distribution for 60 mph in a 40-mph zone.

--At 10:18 p.m. Friday, Luo Sijia, 20, Greencastle, was ticketed by Officer Eastham on Bloomington Street, south of Veterans Highway, for 51 mph in a 30-mph zone.

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.

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