Putnam Scanner for April 23, 2024

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

County Jail

Eight people were booked in the Putnam County Jail recently.

Sunday

• At 2:40 a.m. Kaitlyn B. Becker, 31, Greencastle, was lodged at the jail for driving while intoxicated endangering a person, driving while intoxicated and disorderly conduct.

Saturday

• At 3:28 a.m. Russell A. Roberts, 47, Martinsville, was booked in on a local warrant.

Friday

• At 5:09 a.m. Stephen C. Davis, 40, Indianapolis, was lodged at the jail on a local warrant.

• At 2:58 a.m. Deondra L. Owens, 42, Terre Haute, was taken into custody on a local warrant.

• At 1:14 a.m. Ryan L. Bowling, 40, Terre Haute, was housed at the jail on a local warrant.

• At 12:51 a.m. Justin R. Reynolds, 30, Greencastle, was booked in on a local warrant.

Thursday

• At 7:14 p.m. Adams M. Deroller, 26, Indianapolis, was lodged at the jail on an out-of-county warrant.

• At 2:53 p.m. Kallie A. Pruitt, 31, Greencastle, was taken into custody on a local warrant.

City Police

Three recent arrests were reported by Greencastle City Police officers:

• At 3:45 p.m. Saturday, Patrick W. Briskie, 29, Greencastle, was arrested by Det. Darrel Bunten.

Taken into custody on two counts of theft at the Walmart Supercenter, Briskie reportedly attempted to steal food items, alcohol and a tent.

The items were listed as a $86.65 total value.

Briskie reportedly concealed the merchandise in his backpack and was seen walking around the store eating some of the food items in the process.

He was lodged in the Putnam County Jail.

• At 7:20 a.m. Saturday, Shawn M. Mansfield, 50, Greencastle, was arrested at a Houck Road residence.

Arrested by Sgt. Nick Eastham, Mansfield was housed at the jail for battery.

• At 8:34 a.m. Thursday, Amelia J. Delgado, 32, Fostoria, Ohio, was arrested on South Vine Street after reportedly entering a parked vehicle.

Taken into custody by Officer Alec Pettit, Delgado was housed at the jail for theft, auto theft and unauthorized entry of a motor vehicle.

She reportedly entered a 2006 Chevrolet Impala, owned by Brayden Blila, Greencastle, who came out and interrupted the apparent intrusion.

Swearing that the car was hers, Delgado attempted to take a bottle of perfume from the vehicle, police said.

City Fire

The Greencastle Fire Department responded to 10 incidents between Wednesday afternoon and Sunday evening:

• At 12:23 p.m. on Thursday, GFD was dispatched to Breadworks for a fire alarm. Firefighters arrived at 12:36 and did not determine a cause for the alarm. The alarm system was reset. GFD went back into service soon after arrival.

• At 9:16 p.m. on Thursday, GFD was dispatched to Humbert Hall at DePauw University for a fire alarm. Firefighters arrived at 9:21 and determined the alarm was due to a curling iron. The alarm system was reset. GFD went back into service at 9:29 p.m.

• At 10:16 a.m. on Friday, GFD was dispatched to Tiger Pointe Golf & Event Center for a fire alarm. Firefighters arrived at 10:22 to no active alarm. GFD went back into service at 10:34 a.m.

• At 5:42 p.m. on Friday, GFD was dispatched for a fire on the deck at 1230 Castlebury Dr. Firefighters arrived on the scene at 5:50 as the fire was extinguished by neighbors. It was determined that a cigarette caught a chair on fire, after which the fire extended to the deck boards. GFD went back into service at 6:08 p.m.

• At 2:14 a.m. on Saturday, GFD was dispatched to Pi Beta Phi at DePauw for a fire alarm. Firefighters arrived at 2:21 and did not determine a cause for the alarm. The alarm system was reset. GFD went back into service at 2:26 a.m.

• At 11:20 a.m. on Saturday, GFD was dispatched to Hickory Creek at Sunset for a fire alarm. Firefighters arrived at 11:24 and were advised by staff that the alarm was accidental. The alarm system was already reset by maintenance. GFD went back into service at 11:26 a.m.

• At 11:26 a.m. on Saturday, GFD was dispatched to 3G Bowl for individuals locked in a car. Firefighters arrived at 11:29 and were able to reach through an open window and unlock a door. GFD went back into service at 11:44 a.m.

• At 12:26 p.m. on Saturday, GFD was dispatched to 1045 Castlebury Dr. for a bird that was wrapped in a kite string. GFD arrived at 12:33 and retrieved the bird from a roof, after which they cut it out of the string and released it. GFD went back into service at 1 p.m.

• At 3:25 p.m. on Saturday, GFD was dispatched to the Marathon gas station for a downed power line. Firefighters arrived at 3:32 and found that it was a communications line. GFD went back into service at 3:34 p.m.

• At 7:46 p.m. on Saturday, GFD was dispatched to Reese Hall at DePauw for a fire alarm. Firefighters arrived at 7:50 and determined the alarm was due to cooking. The alarm system was reset. GFD went back into service at 7:53 p.m.

Additionally, GFD responded for three medical assists and had five disregards during this timeframe.

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.