Putnam Scanner for 10-31-15

Friday, October 30, 2015

County Jail

Eight people were booked into the Putnam County Jail on Thursday.

* At 6:45 a.m. Kyle Alan McCammon, 27, Cloverdale, was arrested for probation violation.

* At 11:23 a.m. Timothy Darren Tedders, 35, Indianapolis, was lodged at the jail for probation violation.

* At 12:09 p.m. Kevin Michael Bain, 30, Cloverdale, was charged with probation violation.

* At 12:30 p.m. Michael Geirrard Davis, 35, Crawfordsville, was booked in for violation of home detention.

* At 1:15 p.m. Taylor Lee Cooper, 24, Reelsville, was arrested for criminal recklessness.

* At 2 p.m. Kyle Todd Hyten, 26, Greencastle, was lodged at the jail for probation violation.

* At 3:09 p.m. Skyler Forrest Mann, 19, Cloverdale, was charged with probation violation.

* At 3:25 p.m. Shane Michael Baker, 31, Fillmore, was booked in for probation violation.

City Police

Four recent traffic citations were issued by Greencastle City Police officers.

* At 3:40 a.m. Friday, Leland Buechler, 27, Greencastle, was ticketed for speeding by Officer Brad Hiatt.

Stopped on Indianapolis Road, Buechler was cited for 54 mph in a 30-mph zone.

* At 10:45 p.m. Thursday, Deven Cook, 40, Greencastle, was ticketed by Officer Hiatt.

Stopped on Zinc Mill Road, Cook was cited for an infraction of driving with a suspended license.

* At 10:29 a.m. Thursday, Andrew Collier, 22, Clayton, was ticketed for speeding by Officer Nick Eastham.

Stopped on Fillmore Road, Collier was cited for 53 mph in a 30-mph zone.

* At 10:17 a.m. Thursday, Brent Mosey, 54, Carmel, was ticketed by Officer Eastham.

Stopped on Fillmore Road, Mosey was cited for 57 mph in a 30-mph zone.

Sheriff's Department

Putnam County Sheriff's Department deputies responded to a pair of recent auto accidents.

* At 5:25 p.m. on Tuesday, Andrew T. Bullard, 16, Reelsville, was traveling southwest on Airport Road in a 2000 Ford F150.

Bullard told Capt. Tom Helmer he tried to negotiate a curve and when he turned south, the rear of the vehicle started to slide. He turned the steering wheel right to regain control but the vehicle left the road, slid across the shoulder and struck a fence.

The truck passed through the fence and came to rest in a field.

The owner of the fence pulled the vehicle from the field and Bullard was able to drive it from the scene.

Damage was estimated at $1,001-$2,500.

* At 2 a.m. on Friday, Jerry L. Griffin, 64, Brazil, was westbound on U.S. 40 near County Road 25 East in a 2014 Kia.

Griffin told Deputy Matt Biggs a deer ran into the highway and he could not avoid the collision, with the deer running into the front passenger side quarter panel, also damaging both passenger side doors.

Damage was estimated at $2,501-$5,000.

Cloverdale Police

The Cloverdale Police Department issued three traffic citations recently.

* Heather M. Weaver, 33, of New Ross, was cited for failing to dim bright headlights.

* Daniel K. Reberger, 21, of Brazil, was cited for speeding. He was traveling 58 mph in a 45-mph zone.

* Bryan C. Colon, 26, of Evansville, was cited for speeding. He was traveling 47 mph in a 30-mph zone.

City Fire

The Greencastle Fire Department assisted with two medical runs and responded to four other dispatches recently.

* At 5:30 p.m. Thursday, GFD responded to a cooking fire at 407 S. College Ave. A grease fire had been extinguished before the department's arrival.

* At 6:22 p.m. Thursday, GFD performed an odor investigation at 208 E. Olive St. The odor was caused by hydraulic fluid in an out-of-service elevator.

* At 1:14 a.m. Friday, GFD investigated a fire alarm at 507 E. Seminary St. The alarm was caused by a dirty detector head.

* At 6:36 a.m. Friday, GFD assisted with a motor vehicle accident at 835 W. C.R. 75 North. The department helped with clean up and provided lighting.

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.