Putnam Scanner for Sept. 23, 2009
Putnam County Jail
Richard Rooker, 50, Bainbridge, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 1:17 a.m. Saturday for public intoxication, operating while intoxicated, operating a vehicle in violation of a restricted driving permit and operating per se.
Alyssa Haggan, 23, Roachdale, was booked at 2:01 a.m. Saturday for operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol of .15 or more and operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
Christopher Smith, 18, Eminence, was booked at 2:49 a.m. Saturday for operating while intoxicated, public intoxication, possession of alcohol by a minor and operating per se.
Treva Jackson, 35, Greencastle, was booked at 4:05 a.m. Saturday for intimidation, battery with serious bodily injury to another person and disorderly conduct.
Richard Spalding, 32, Roachdale, was booked at 6:55 p.m. Saturday for operating while suspended.
Kevin Bain, 24, Cloverdale, was booked at 7:35 p.m. Saturday for public intoxication.
Justin Homler, 36, Greencastle, was booked at 11:51 a.m. Monday for battery.
Michael Hughes, 23, Greencastle, was booked 2:30 p.m. Monday for petition to revoke probation.
Henry Wallen, 57, Greencastle, was booked at 3:45 a.m. Tuesday for intimidation with a deadly weapon and criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon.
Putnam County Sheriff's Office
Codie Lowe of Greencastle was making a left turn to travel south onto US 231 from a small parking lot on the southeast corner of 231 and US 40, when her vehicle collided with another vehicle driven by Jenilee Layer of Terre Haute, who was traveling north on 231.
Lowe said witness Henry Suniga of Greenwood, who thought she was turning north onto 231, waved her into traffic. The accident occurred at 2:57 p.m. Friday.
Steele's Wrecker Service towed both vehicles from the scene. Cloverdale Fire Department assisted at the scene. There was an estimated $5,001 to $10,000 in damages.
Brett Warren of Greencastle was traveling west on CR 600S at 9:44 p.m. Sunday, when two deer entered the roadway. Warren stated he hit his brakes, causing his vehicle to leave the road, strike numerous fence posts owned by the Putnam Correction Facility and coming to rest after striking tree.
Warren was checked by Putnam County Operation Life, but signed a release and was transported to Putnam County Hospital by family members. Seniour's Wrecker Service towed the vehicle from the scene. There was an estimated $2,501 to $5,000 in damages.
Jennifer Runnells of Greencastle was traveling north on Grant Street in Cloverdale at 6:14 p.m. Friday, when a vehicle driven by Samantha Williams of Cloverdale struck her vehicle.
Williams was stopped at the intersection of Grant and Market streets at the time of the accident. She stated she looked both ways before proceeding and did not see Runnells' vehicle until the crash occurred.
Neither vehicle was towed from the scene. There was an estimated $1,001 to $2,500 in damages.
Ronda Phillips of Greencastle was traveling north on US 231 at 3:16 p.m. Friday, when a vehicle driven by 17-year-old Kayla McCombs of Greencastle struck the back of her vehicle.
At the time of the accident, northbound traffic was stopped or slowing on 231 due to a previous accident. McCombs was exiting South Putnam High School's parking lot and looked down to make sure her foot was on the correct pedal prior to striking Phillips' vehicle.
Jerry's Wrecker Service towed McCombs' vehicle from the scene. There was an estimated $1,001 to $2,500 in damages.
Greencastle Police Department
Florence Dockery, 82, Greencastle, was traveling west on Indianapolis Road at 6:30 p.m. Monday, when she traveled through a red stop light at Round Barn Road and Indianapolis Road and struck a vehicle driven by Haley Wagoner, 17, Fillmore. Wagoner was traveling on Round Barn Road and was attempting to make a left turn onto Indianapolis at the time of the crash. There was an estimated $1,001 to $2,500 in damages.
The following ticket were issued by the Greencastle Police Department:
Jeffrey A. Ruff, 52, Greencastle, was stopped on N. College and E. Franklin streets at 10:15 p.m. Saturday and cited for driving while suspended with prior and failure to yield to oncoming traffic.