A number of people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently.
* On Friday, Aug. 3 at 10:30 p.m. James B. Hinton, 49, Poland, was arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting law enforcement.
At 11:25 p.m. Carl Timothy Casteel, 41, Cloverdale, was lodged at the jail for operating while intoxicated.
At 11:44 p.m. Jeramiah Laman Reed, 25, Cloverdale, was charged with violation of home detention.
* On Saturday, Aug. 4 at 1:35 a.m. Don Lee Cathcart, 47, Citrus Hills, Calif., was held at the jail for operating while intoxicated.
At 10 p.m. Jesse James Hess, 25, Greencastle, was booked in for possession of marijuana, driving while suspended and on two out-of-county warrants for failure to appear in court.
At 10:30 p.m. Dale Eugene Corrie, 57, Cloverdale, was arrested for operating while intoxicated.
At 11:15 p.m. Jeffery Andre Respress, 38, Euclia, Ohio, was lodged at the jail for possession of marijuana.
* On Sunday, Aug. 5 at 1:34 a.m. Herbert A. Debrew III, 30, Greencastle, was charged with battery.
At 3:44 a.m. James Matthew Rodriguez, 33, Greencastle, was held at the jail for operating while intoxicated.
At 4:19 a.m. Joseph E. Bishop, 37, Coatesville, was booked in for battery, disorderly conduct, resisting law enforcement and public intoxication.
At 10:43 a.m. Erlis Javier Bautista Coto, 28, Indianapolis, was arrested for operating while intoxicated and operating having never received a license.
At 5:33 p.m. David Kevin Carey, 41, Danville, Ill., was charged with two counts of contempt of court.
A 21-year-old Greencastle man was arrested for theft following a recent incident at the Dollar General store on North Jackson Street.
Leviticus Nathaniel Brown was arrested by Capt. Mike Hanlon at 11:03 a.m. Saturday on a theft charge after allegedly taking Red Bull and Rice Krispies Treats from the store. Total value was listed at $5.35.
Brown was lodged in the Putnam County Jail on the theft charge.
Also taken to PCJ by city officers over the weekend was Meggan Worley, 37, Greencastle.
Arrested by Officer Eric Vaughan at 7:28 p.m. Sunday, Worley is charged with criminal trespassing. She allegedly violated an order prohibiting her from going onto Walmart property, City Police said.
A third weekend arrest was made by Capt. Charles Inman at 4:25 a.m. Sunday.
Arrested and lodged in the Putnam County Jail was Shalisa Rene Buis, 22, Greencastle, for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
Buis registered a blood-alcohol content of .17 percent under testing.
Two recent traffic accidents were reported by city officers.
-- At 9:04 a.m. Aug. 2, a one-car accident was reported on Warren Drive near Avenue C.
Sgt. Terry Eastham reported that Stevie Woodall, 24, Greencastle, was northbound on Warren Drive in a 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix when she apparently blacked out and the car left the roadway.
The car damaged landscaping and a tree at 1158 Avenue C, did damage to curbing on both sides of Avenue C and damaged the yard before stopping inches from the house at 1159 Avenue C, police said.
Woodall complained of head and leg pain and was transported to Putnam County Hospital.
Total damage was estimated at $5,000-$10,000.
A three-vehicle mishap was reported at 12:12 p.m. Aug. 1 on Indianapolis Road near Warren Drive.
Officer Darrel Bunten reported that Timothy Wilcox Jr., 25, Greencastle, was eastbound in a 2012 GMC Terrain, owned by Enterprise Rental, and failed to realize that traffic ahead had stopped for the stoplight.
The Wilcox vehicle struck the rear of a stationary 1999 Dodge Durango, driven by Robert Wallace, 54, Lafayette, which was pushed into the rear of a 2006 Mercury, driven by Vanessa Martin, 40, Greencastle.
Total damage was estimated at $5,000-$10,000.
One recent traffic citation was issued city officers.
At 1:13 a.m. Friday, Clay Hollingsworth, 23, Poland, was ticketed by Officer Nick Eastham for 54 mph in a 30-mph zone on Bloomington Street.
* On Friday, Aug. 3 at 10:20 a.m. Thomas F. Lark, 64, Indianapolis, was southbound on County Road 475 East in a 2008 Hino FA box truck.
The road is very narrow, and on a curve the truck got too close to a guide wire for a power pole, striking the wire.
This pulled the pole down on top of the box truck. The falling pole and wires broke a second pole.
Duke was notified to replace both poles. Damage was estimated at $10,001-$25,000.
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.