Police scanner for Oct. 13

Thursday, October 13, 2011

City Police

A month-old theft incident was reported to Greencastle City Police on Tuesday.

A Garmin GPS unit, owned by Phillip A. Stevens, Brinnon, Wash., was reportedly taken from a table at the Dixie Chopper Business Center sometime during the period Sept. 5-15, he told Officer Jeff Modlin.

The unit was listed as valued at $2,000.

A one-vehicle accident was reported Tuesday night on the parking lot of Acute Medical Care, 1145 Indianapolis Rd.

Officer Matt Huffman reported that Holly M. Smith, 31, Greencastle, was en route to Gas America to buy cigarettes when she realized she had forgotten her money and attempted to turn around the 2005 Ford truck she driving.

However, in turning around, the vehicle struck the curbing along the driveway at Acute Medical Care, resulting in an estimated $1,00-$2,500 damage.

Meanwhile, the positions of two drivers were inadvertently reversed in an Oct. 11 scanner report of the following accident corrected here:

-- At 12:23 p.m. Oct. 6, Darlene Cox, 68, Greencastle, had stopped a 1997 Toyota Camry on Bloomington Street to wait to make a left turn when the car was struck from behind by a 1966 Chevrolet Corvair, driven by Richard Taylor, 50, Greencastle.

Damage to both vehicles was estimated at $1,000.

One recent traffic citation was issued by GPD officers.

-- At 4:45 a.m. Wednesday, Naomi Gorham, 45, Greencastle, was cited by Capt. Charles Inman for a false or fictitious registration.

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