Scanner for Feb. 8

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

County Jail

Several people have been booked into the Putnam County Jail recently.

* On Friday, Feb. 3 at 3 p.m. Robert Lee Carter, 26, Danville, was held at the jail for failure to appear.

* On Saturday, Feb. 4 at 4 a.m. Landon James Patterson, 19, Greencastle, was housed at the jail for operating while intoxicated, minor in consumption and public intoxication.

* On Sunday, Feb. 5 at 12:20 a.m. Jason Aaron Young, 41, Greencastle, was booked in for operating while intoxicated, public intoxication and for being a habitual traffic violator.

At 12:45 a.m. Daniel Omeara Evans, 53, Clay City, was held at the jail for operating while intoxicated.

At 4:18 a.m. Ryan L. Crist, 30, Greencastle, was arrested for violation of home detention.

At 5:46 p.m. Rodderick Keith Faulkner, 27, Indianapolis, was housed at the jail for possession of cocaine and the sale of cocaine.

At 6:30 p.m. Kurt Douglas Smith, 53, Indianpolis, was booked in for possession of cocaine and the sale of cocaine.

* On Monday, Feb. 6 at 2:50 a.m. Nathaniel Alexander Lester, 42, Evansville, was held at the jail for operating while intoxicated.

At 7:53 a.m. Travis Layne Siddons, 29, Indianapolis, was arrested for failure to appear.

At 11:20 a.m. Joshua Booe, 28, Shelborn, was housed at the jail for nonsupport of a dependent.

At 7:08 p.m. Kyle Robert Carbiener, 20, Greencastle, was booked in for possession of paraphernalia, disorderly conduct disturbing the peace and resisting law enforcement.

* On Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 12:42 a.m. Paul Allen Walters, 45, Greencastle, was held at the jail for battery with bodily injury and strangulation.

Sheriff's Department

On Friday, Feb. 3 at 5:21 a.m. Michael J. Smith, 38, Spencer, was northbound on U.S. 231 in a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 when he hit a deer.

Damage $5,001-$10,000.

City Police

A Harley-Davidson motorcycle, reported stolen last week from the parking lot at the Greencastle American Legion Post, has been recovered, City Police report.

The bike was recovered on a section of People Pathways. It had reportedly sustained some minor damage when abandoned.

The 2005 motorcycle, valued at $10,000, was taken Jan. 31 from the parking lot at the Legion, 1401 Indianapolis Rd. The bike, registered to Amanda Lytle, Greencastle, was stolen sometime between 8:30 and 11:10 p.m.

Meanwhile, the Walmart store on Indianapolis Road was the scene of another apparent shoplifting incident Friday evening.

Reserve Officer Jerett Query was dispatched to the store at 7:10 p.m. and arrested Timothy Joseph-Wayne Conover, 20, Poland.

Conover allegedly removed two Wahl brand hair trimmers from their packaging and attempted to conceal the items in his clothing as he left the store.

The trimmers are valued at a total of $85.30.

Conover was lodged in the Putnam County Jail on a theft charge.

Also arrested recently was Kyle Seth Hood, 24, Roachdale, who was taken into custody at 4:39 a.m. Sunday at Seminary and Bloomington streets by GPD Officer Matt Huffman.

Hood was lodged in the PCJ on a parole violation warrant from the State of Indiana.

Officer Albert Epple stopped a 16-year-old Greencastle male on alcohol-related charges early Sunday.

Epple reportedly observed the boy stumbling along Washington Street at 6:51 a.m. as the teenager attempted to hide from sight in the State Farm Insurance parking lot at Wood and Washington streets.

The juvenile is facing a charge of illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor. He was turned over to the custody of his mother, police said.

A pet dog was responsible for a one-vehicle mishap Monday at the First Financial Bank parking lot on Warren Drive, police said.

Jasmine Like, 20, Greencastle, was leaving the bank lot in a 1998 Dodge Neon, Officer Jeff Modlin reported, when her dog jumped into her lap, causing her to drive over the curb and strike a utility pole.

Total damage was estimated at $1,000-$2,500 in the 12:51 p.m. accident.

Officer Modlin investigated a two-vehicle accident earlier Monday at the main entrance to Kroger off Indianapolis Road.

Matthew Van Every, 34, Greencastle, was westbound on Indianapolis Road, driving a 2003 Chevrolet pickup truck, when a 2007 Ford, driven by Barbara Wood, 77, Greencastle, reportedly turned left into his path in an effort to enter the Kroger lot.

Van Every swerved, Officer Modlin reported, but was unable to avoid colliding with the passenger rear side of the Wood car.

Total damage in the 12:13 p.m. mishap was listed at $2,500-$5,000.

One recent traffic citation was issued by Capt. Charles Inman at 12:01 a.m. Sunday on Veterans Highway. He cited Michael S. Daniels, 18, Reelsville, was having an expired license plate (October).

City Fire

The Greencastle Fire Department has responded to a number of recent dispatches.

* On Friday, Feb. 3 at 5:56 p.m. GFD performed a service call at 49 Putnam Plaza. Cleared 6:17 p.m.

At 6:20 p.m. crews responded to an alarm at 100 W. Hanna St. Nothing was found. Cleared 6:35 p.m.

At 10:19 p.m. personnel performed a medical assist at 90 E CR 50 North. Cleared 11:01 p.m.

* On Saturday, Feb. 4 at 12:16 p.m. they were dispatched to 31 S. Locust St. but were disregarded at 12:19 a.m.

At 1:55 p.m. GFD performed a medical assist at 320 N. Madison St. Cleared 2:07 p.m.

At 6:32 p.m. firefighters assisted Cloverdale with a structure fire at 500 Lincoln Ave., Cloverdale. Cleared 11:06 p.m.

At 11:27 p.m. GFD assisted DePauw with evacuation of smoke at 311 S. Locust St. Cleared 11:45 p.m.

* On Sunday, Feb. 5 at 10:31 a.m. personnel were dispatched to an alarm at 904 S. College Ave. Nothing was found. Cleared 10:44 a.m.

* On Monday, Feb. 6 at 7:02 p.m. GFD evacuated smoke from 315 Bloomington St. Cleared 7:55 p.m.

At 8:20 p.m. GFD was dispatched to an alarm at 330 Greenwood Ave. Nothing was found. Cleared 8:42 p.m.

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.