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Putnam Scanner for Aug. 27, 2012

Monday, August 27, 2012

County Jail

Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently.

* On Thursday, July 23 at 4:34 p.m. Michael Anthony Loy, 20, Indianapolis, was arrested for failure to appear.

At 9:17 p.m. Lawrence Brian Miller, 37, Coatesville, was booked in as a habitual traffic violator.

* On Friday, July 24 at 2 a.m. Mark Allen Hayden, 52, Roachdale, was lodged at the jail for operating while intoxicated.

At 2:15 a.m. Leisha L. Osburn, 48, Reelsville, was charged with operating while intoxicated and public intoxication.

Sheriff's Department

On Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 6:46 p.m. a two-vehicle wreck in northern Putnam County injured four people

Rex Bartelt, 51, Russellville, was eastbound on State Road 236 stopped at the U.S. 231 intersection in a 1984 Dodge Ram. Bartelt said he stopped and looked both directions, seeing no approaching vehicles.

As Bartelt pulled into the intersection to go north, out of the corner of his eye he noticed the 1998 Nissan Altima driven northbound by Rebecca J. Ivers, 20, Greencastle. Bartelt said he had not originally seen the vehicle due to a hill crest.

Both drivers tried to avoid the accident, but could not. Bartelt's truck came to rest in a field just east of the intersection facing west. Ivers' vehicle came to rest on the northbound shoulder facing north.

A passenger in Bartelt's vehicle, 77-year-old Alice Plemons, Russellville, complained of pain over her entire body. Ivers and three of her passengers, Shannon M. Ivers, 47; Tori L. Ivers, 18; and Abigail J. Branson, 16; all of Greencastle, all complained of fully body pain.

PMH Ambulance and the Roachdale Fire Department treated the injured, with PMH transporting them to the hospital.

Bartelt was suspended for driving with a suspended license.

Damage $5,001-$10,000.

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.