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Scanner for Jan. 25, 2013

Friday, January 25, 2013

County Jail

Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail on Wednesday, Jan. 23.

* At 8:17 p.m. Kimberly Nichols, 44, Anderson, was arrested for probation violation.

* At 9:05 p.m. Mark Russell Testerman, 51, Greencastle, was charged with domestic battery.

Sheriff's Department

On Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 7:25 a.m. Connie J. Henderson, 51, Crawfordsville, was southbound on U.S. 231 in a 2011 Toyota Prius when a deer ran into her path.

Damage was estimated at $2,501-$5,000.

City Fire

The Greencastle Fire Department responded to several recent runs.

* On Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 12:59 a.m. firefighters investigated a smoke scare at 922 N. Madison St. Investigation revealed a problem with the home's furnace motor overheating. Crews returned to station at 1:36 p.m.

At 2:27 p.m. responders investigated another smoke scare at 2 Paradise Lane. Another furnace problem was discovered as the problem, and crews returned to station at 2:58 p.m.

At 4:41 p.m. GFD responded to a report of a structure fire at 239 Hillsdale Ave. They returned to station at 5:43 p.m.

* On Thursday, Jan. 24 at 4:28 a.m. crews assisted Operation Life at 300 S. Warren Dr., returning to station at 4:54 a.m.

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.