Scanner for Feb. 18

Saturday, February 18, 2012

County Jail

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

* On Thursday, Feb. 16 at 9:11 p.m. Tiffany Marie Dill, 22, Greencastle, was housed at the jail for trespassing.

At 11:16 p.m. William Cory Thompson, 25, Springville, was arrested for driving while intoxicated, driving with a suspended license, reckless driving and possession of a controlled substance.

At 11:39 p.m. Zachary Scott Hayman, 47, Cloverdale, was held at the jail for operating while intoxicated with a prior, driving with a suspended license, reckless driving and resisting law enforcement.

* On Friday, Feb. 17 at 1:51 a.m. Richard Martin Berry, 45, Cloverdale, was booked in for driving while intoxicated.

City Police

A two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon resulted in a citation for one of the two drivers, Greencastle City Police reported.

The mishap occurred at 3:24 p.m. at Jackson and Franklin streets. Tiana Patterson, 36, Greencastle, was attempting to turn north onto Jackson Street from Franklin, when her 2000 Pontiac Montana collided with a northbound 2000 Chevrolet Impala driven by Mathew Hendrich, 18, Greencastle.

Patterson said she did not see the Hendrich car until it was too late to avoid a collision.

Total damage was estimated at $2,500-$5,000 by Officer Darrel Bunten.

Patterson was cited for operating a motor vehicle without financial responsibility.

One additional traffic citation was issued recently by city officers.

-- At 8:20 p.m. Wednesday, Morris Coffman, 57, Greencastle, was ticketed by Reserve Officer Heath Smiley for 37 mph in a 20-mph zone on South Jackson Street.

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.