Putnam Scanner for Nov. 19, 2010
Putnam County Sheriff's Department
* Nov. 13, 11:40 a.m.: Tamera Hanes, 49, Westfield, was northbound on U.S. 231 in Cloverdale in a 2008 Ford Taurus when she slowed to let a vehicle in front of her turn left onto Stardust Road. Nathan Kramer, 33, Ottawa, Ill., was following too close and was unable to stop, rear-ending Hanes' vehicle.
* Nov. 17, 6:13 a.m.: Gerald L. Roberts, 68, Greencastle, was eastbound on U.S. 36 in a 2008 Chevrolet when he crossed a bridge, hit a patch of ice and lost control of his vehicle, spinning around several times before hitting the bridge rail.
Roberts had a small cut above his lip but refused medical care.
Towed by Kenny's. Damage $2,501-$5,000.
Putnam County Jail
Terry Dean McGarr, 45, Indianapolis: Parole violation, Nov. 18, noon.
Larry Ray Owens, 44, Reelsville: Sexual misconduct with a minor, Nov. 18, 12:52 a.m.
Greencastle Fire Department
Nov. 9, 3:16 p.m.: Mutual aid with Madison Township on field fire at 5928 W. CR 375S. Cleared 3:46 p.m.
Nov. 9, 4:30 p.m.: Smell of natural gas just west of Walmart at 1750 Indianapolis Road. A small leak was found, which Vectren was called to fix.
Nov. 10, 2:32 a.m.: Smell of gas in residence at 400 S. Illinois St. Nothing found. Cleared 2:49 a.m.
Nov. 10, 2:37 p.m.: Assist Van Buren Township with woods fire just north of U.S. 40, west of county line. Cleared 4:41 p.m.
Nov. 10, 3:15 p.m.: Car accident on Manhattan Road. Disregarded en route 3:20 p.m.
Nov. 11, 4:16 p.m.: Assist Fillmore with woods fire at 4433 E. CR 375S.
Nov. 11, 5:07 p.m.: Illegal burn at 923 N. Madison St. Cleared 5:29 p.m.
Nov. 12, 12:16 a.m.: Alarm at 508 S. Jackson St. Disregarded before leaving 12:19 a.m.
Nov. 12, 8:31 a.m.: Alarm due to cooking at 509 S. Locust St. Cleared 8:58 a.m.
Nov. 12, 12:16 p.m.: Car accident on U.S. 231 across from fairgrounds. Assisted loading patient. Cleared 1 p.m.
Nov. 13, 11:08 a.m.: Grass fire one half mile south of Limedale Arena. Cleared 11:43 a.m.
Nov. 13, 2:23 p.m.: Car accident at 810 Indianapolis Road. Disregarded en route 2:26 p.m.
Nov. 13, 2:29 p.m.: Open burn behind garage at 1292 N. Jackson St. Extinguished. Cleared 2:59 p.m.
Nov. 13, 6:07 p.m.: Re-dispatched to burn at 1292 N. Jackson St. Was smoldering, so more water was applied. Cleared 6:34 p.m.
Nov. 14, 3:06 p.m.: Alarm due to cooking at 414 N. Indiana St. Cleared 3:11 p.m.
Nov. 15, 8:57 a.m.: Vehicle fire at 1368 E. CR 25S. Out upon arrival. Cleared 9:12 a.m.
Nov. 15, 9:57 a.m.: Alarm due to cooking at 109 W. Hanna St. Disregarded en route 10:01 a.m.
Nov. 15, 1:37 p.m.: Lift assist at 805 Crescent Drive. Cleared 1:46 p.m.
Nov. 15, 6:27 p.m.: Smoke investigation at Ivy Tech, 915 S. Zinc Mill Road. Smoke from nearby burning leaves got into heating system. Cleared 7:09 p.m.
Nov. 16, 12:37 p.m.: Alarm at 107 W. Hanna St. Disregarded 12:41 p.m.
Nov. 16, 6:11 p.m.: Alarm at 1306 S. Bloomington St. Disregarded en route by alarm company 6:18 p.m.
Information included in the Putnam Scanner is taken from reports provided to the Banner Graphic by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department, Greencastle Police Department and Greencastle Fire Department.
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.