Putnam Scanner 12-9-16

Thursday, December 8, 2016

County Jail

Seven people were booked in the Putnam County Jail recently.


• At 5:58 p.m. Chad Matthew Fiscus, 31, Greencastle, was lodged at the jail for resisting law enforcement and on an out-of-county warrant.

• At 4:03 p.m. Kinsey Gabrielle Simpson, 22, Greencastle, was taken into custody for theft.

• At 12:46 p.m. Jose D. Rosales-Ramirez, 20, Indianapolis, was arrested on a local warrant.

• At 12:40 p.m. Austin Zachary Holder, 20, Indianapolis, was housed at the jail on a warrant for theft and burglary.


• At 4:29 p.m. Deborah May Matthews, 61, Greencastle, was booked in on a local warrant.

• At 2:51 p.m. Hansi Kai Stinson, 30, Reelsville, was charged with contempt of court.

• At 11:42 a.m. Nicholas Allen Mills, 37, Evansville, was lodged at the jail on an out-of-county warrant.

City Police

A 22-year-old Coatesville man was arrested Tuesday evening at the Greencastle Walmart store on theft charges, City Police reported.

Jeffrey Enlow, a Walmart employee, was arrested by Officer Brad Hiatt at 5:05 p.m. and lodged in the Putnam County Jail after trying to exit the store through the lawn and garden department with LED lights he reportedly had not paid for.

Enlow was observed cutting open the LED light packaging and putting the lights in his pocket, police said.

During questioning by authorities, he reportedly confessed not only to taking the lights but also to previously taking a cell phone and video games.

Total value was listed at approximately $1,000.

One additional arrest was reported by city officers.

• At 2:23 a.m. Thursday, Corey Duff, 39, Greencastle, was arrested by Capt. Charles Inman at the McClure station at U.S. 231 and Keightly Road.

Duff was taken to the jail on a Putnam County warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of possession of paraphernalia.

• At 11:06 p.m. Monday, a traffic stop by Officer Hiatt on Manhattan Road resulted in a 21-year-old Greencastle man being summoned into court on a pair of charges.

Dylan Romandine will be making a court appearance on charges of possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

A one-vehicle accident was reported Wednesday evening on the main parking lot at Greencastle High School.

• At 5:09 p.m., Andrew York, 16, Greencastle, was backing a 1999 Ford Explorer from a parking space when he failed to see a light pole behind him and backed into the concrete support, damaging both left doors, the quarterpanel and tail lights of the vehicle.

Officer Nick Eastham estimated damage at $2,500-$5,000.

Sheriff’s Department

Putnam County sheriff’s deputies responded to seven recent property-damage crashes.

• At 9:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Rene E. Duclos, 44, Quincy, was southbound on County Road 100 East in a 2007 Chevrolet HHR.

Duclos told Deputy Jeffery Freeman she was unfamiliar with the road and missed a 90-degree turn, running off road.

The driver complained of chest and back pain, as did her passenger, Carrie Duclos. They were evaluated by Operation Life and released.

The vehicle was towed. Damage was estimated $1,001-$2,500.

Freeman was assisted at the scene by Deputy Anthony Brown and Indiana State Trooper David Cox.

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.