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Putnam Scanner for Aug. 2, 2012

Thursday, August 2, 2012

County Jail

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

* On Thursday, July 26 at 9:20 a.m. Colin Andrew Williams, 29, Noblesville, was arrested for probation violation.

At 10:52 a.m. Joshua James Fugate, 27, Indianapolis, was lodged at the jail for two counts of burglary and theft.

At 11:56 a.m. Miranda Jo McNew, 23, Greencastle, was charged with battery resulting in bodily injury.

* On Friday, July 27 at 10:30 a.m. Chad M. Clendening, 37, Greencastle, was held at the jail for probation violation and unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious felon.

* On Saturday, July 28 at 1:15 a.m. Brady Jason McPherson, 37, Bloomington, was arrested for operating while intoxicated, failure to identify and driving with a suspended license.

At 2 a.m. Nathan Wesley Strong, 40, Plainfield, was lodged at the jail for operating while intoxicated and public intoxication.

At 4:43 a.m. Jeffrey Dean Tincher, 40, Greencastle, was charged with operating while intoxicated.

* On Sunday, July 29 at 12:01 a.m. Robert Lee Albright, 53, Greencastle, was held at the jail for operating while intoxicated.

At 3:30 a.m. Jayne Nicole Zorman, 41, Indianapolis, was booked in for operating while intoxicated.

At 4 a.m. Jesse Lance Monnett, 21, Cloverdale, was arrested for operating while intoxicated.

At 4:30 a.m. Kurt Jeffrey Vondersaar, 50, Indianapolis, was lodged at the jail for operating while intoxicated.

At 4:31 a.m. Julian Jose Briones, 56, Cloverdale, was charged with operating while intoxicated.

At 7:20 p.m. Steven Arthur Scherf, 64, Fort Wayne, was held at the jail for criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon, pointing a firearm and intimidation.

* On Monday, July 30 at 5 a.m. James Harlan Kenworthy, 40, Mooresville, was booked in for false informing.

At 5:20 a.m. Christen Nicole Walton, 28, Cloverdale, was arrested for possession of a firearm without a license and possession of a syringe.

At 9:15 a.m. Keith Allen Fennell, 36, Terre Haute, was lodged at the jail for parole violation.

At 11:45 a.m. Jeffrey Allen Mays, 23, Indianapolis, was charged with failure to appear.

* On Tuesday, July 31 at 11:40 p.m. Kevin Anthony Smith, 50, Cloverdale, was booked in for operating while intoxicated.

City Police

A 20-year-old Greencastle woman is facing theft charges following an alleged shoplifting incident at the Walmart store on Indianapolis Road.

Jessica Paige Hylton was arrested at 2:42 p.m. July 27 by Sgt. Chris Jones after being stopped by store officials with a variety of unpaid merchandise. She reportedly had purchased a number of grocery items collected in her cart but attempted to leave without paying for items placed in her purse.

Hylton allegedly brought a large empty purse into the store and filled it with a phone charger, incense burner, ashtray, candle and sheets and three pillow cases from a comforter set. She was lodged in the Putnam County Jail.

Total value of the items in question was listed at $126.33.

One recent accident was investigated by City Police.

The mishap was reported at 2:32 a.m. Saturday on the lot of Taco Bell on Indianapolis Road.

Officer Matt Huffman reported that a 1996 Chevrolet pickup, driven by Christopher F. Rood, 21, Reelsville, was reportedly following a 2000 Ford Taurus, driven by Justin L. Gorham, 19, Greencastle, down Avenue B and into the Taco Bell lot.

As Gorham tried to turn his car into a parking space, it was struck by the Rood truck, police said.

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

Officer Huffman was assisted at the scene by Capt. Charles Inman.

Sheriff's Department

On Thursday, July 26 at 5:26 p.m. Phillip A. McVay, 70, Greencastle, was eastbound on County Road 950 South in a 1993 Chevrolet Silverado. He did not see Ricky D. Monroe, 58, Reelsville, rounding a corner in a 1996 Jeep Cherokee, and the two vehicles collided.

Damage was listed at $2,501-$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.