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Scanner for 12/13/12

Thursday, December 13, 2012

County Jail

Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail on Tuesday, Dec. 11.

* At 10 a.m. Wade Matthew Green, 50, Bainbridge, was arrested for operating while intoxicated.

* At 9:42 p.m. Timothy John Hubble, 24, Fillmore, was booked in for public intoxication and disorderly conduct disturbing the peace.

City Police

A 23-year-old Greencastle woman was lodged in the Putnam County Jail Tuesday afternoon after being arrested in connection with thefts at both Greencastle Dollar General stores.

Tiffany Marie Dill is facing theft charges after reportedly taking two 12-pack cartons of Mountain Dew, valued at $12.84, from the Indianapolis Road Dollar General and then allegedly stealing more than $150 worth of merchandise at the North Jackson Street store.

She was arrested at 1:20 p.m. after Officer Darrel Bunten stopped her vehicle on Fawnview Drive near Shadowlawn Avenue.

Police say Dill went into the north side store wearing a camouflage jacket and carrying a backpack. She reportedly wandered around the store for 30 minutes without purchasing anything.

However, she is alleged to have stuffed the backpack and jacket pockets with such diverse items as two Oil of Olay products, Hot Booties mix, toy cars, Mr. Clean Magic Eraser, Christmas candy, cough drops, toothpicks, nail polish, make-up, bracelets, puzzles, razor blades and Glad trash bags.

Value of those items totaled $154.94.

A two-car accident was investigated recently by city officers.

At 3:54 p.m. Sunday, the Speedway gas station at 1019 Indianapolis Rd., was the scene of a minor mishap.

Teresa Sears, 58, Brazil, was backing a 2002 Chrysler Concord from in front of the building when the vehicle struck a 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse, driven by Loren Howe, 18, Greencastle, The Howe car was entering the lot when the collision occurred.

Sgt. Terry Eastham estimated total damage at $2,500-$5,000.

A pair of recent traffic citations were issued by GPD officers.

-- At 8:45 p.m. Dec. 7, Nathan Bousman, 35, Greencastle, was ticketed by Officer Nick Eastham for 54 mph in a 30-mph zone on Bloomington Street.

-- At 8:20 p.m., Dec. 7, Colby Shoemaker, 18, Greencastle, was cited by Officer Matt Huffman for disregarding a stopsign at Fifth Street and Avenue B.

Sheriff's Department

A Russellville woman was cited and could face further charges following an early morning Sunday accident involving a deer.

At 4:55 a.m. Delilah M. Willard, 26, Russellville, was eastbound on County Road 900 North, approaching County Road 625 West in a 1998 Ford Explorer.

She said a deer entered the road and she lost control of the SUV while trying to avoid the animal.

The vehicle left the road and hit a guardrail, breaking the front axle.

After hitting the guardrail, Willard's vehicle continued south on 625 West and came to rest on its driver's side on the west side of the road.

Willard left the scene of the accident and called Ron's Wrecker Service, but did not call law enforcement.

Deputy Craig Sibbitt followed up the next day to ask why Willard did not stay at the scene.

Willard was cited for disregarding a stopsign and charges could be pending for leaving the scene of a property-damage accident.

Sibbitt estimated damage 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.