Putnam Scanner for Jan. 14, 2022
Five people were booked in the Putnam County Jail recently.
At 4:12 a.m. David A. Schmitt, 50, Greencastle, was booked in for public intoxication.
At 2:06 a.m. Jake E. Secrest, 32, Cloverdale, was lodged at the jail for criminal recklessness and driving with an ACE of .15 or greater.
At 5:32 p.m. Jared L. Gilbert, 37, Indianapolis, was taken into custody on an out-of-county warrant.
At 11:50 a.m. Richard E. Cline, 56, Indianapolis, was housed at the jail on a warrant.
At 5:42 p.m. Alma L. Bryant-Romine, 57, Indianapolis, was lodged at the jail on a court order.
One alcohol-related arrest was reported by Greencastle City Police officers.
At 1:40 a.m. Tuesday, Abdolla Ghaly, 21, Glen Ellyn, Ill., was arrested by Officer Seth Doty.
Stopped on U.S. 231 South, Ghaly was booked into the Putnam County Jail for driving while intoxicated-refusal.
The Greencastle Fire Department responded to three incidents recently:
At 5:49 a.m. on Tuesday, GFD was dispatched to Putnam County Hospital for a fire alarm. Firefighters arrived at 5:57 and could not determine a cause for the alarm. The alarm was reset. GFD went back into service at 6:12 a.m.
At 12:44 p.m. on Wednesday, GFD was dispatched to the apartments at 106 S. Spring St. for a fire alarm. Firefighters arrived at 12:48 and determined the alarm was due to cooking. The alarm was reset. GFD went back into service at 12:55 p.m.
At 8:05 p.m. on Wednesday, GFD was dispatched to Kappa Alpha Theta on the DePauw University campus for a fire alarm. Firefighters arrived at 8:09 and could not determine a cause for the alarm. The alarm was reset. GFD went back into service at 8:19 p.m.
Additionally, GFD recently performed 13 medical assists and had one disregard.
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 Sheriffs 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.