Scanner for July 19

Friday, July 19, 2013

County Jail

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

* At 10:25 a.m. Wednesday, Anthony Wayne Strode, 40, Indianapolis, was arrested for motor vehicle theft, operating while intoxicated with a prior conviction, resisting law enforcement and failure to appear.

At 11:50 a.m. Weilhelm Heinrish Minartz, 32, Bowling Green, was held at the jail for trafficking contraband with an inmate and probation violation.

At 2:13 p.m. Deric Lee Coffman, 19, Cloverdale, was charged with criminal mischief and theft.

* At 5:31 a.m. Thursday, Ricky Lee Smith, 59, Indianapolis, was arrested for operating while intoxicated.

City Jail

Two recent arrests were reported by Greencastle City Police officers.

-- 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, Ryan Joseph Fontanyi, 31, Plainfield, was arrested by Officer Darrel Bunten at a Crown Street residence.

He was booked into the Putnam County Jail on three counts of possession of a controlled substance and a pair of Clay County warrants.

-- At 11:10 p.m. Tuesday, Seth Powell, 22, Greencastle, was arrested on Wood Street by Officer Nick Eastham on a warrant for failure to appear.

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.