Putnam Scanner for 12-28-16
Nine individuals were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently.
• At 12:30 a.m., Jairl Luther Grant, 56, of Spring, Texas, was lodged at the jail on a charge of possession of schedule II narcotics.
• At 11:15 a.m., Eddie Leon Shelton, 40, of Indianapolis, was booked into the jail on a local warrant.
• At 11:26 a.m., Kellie Jo James, 46, of Indianapolis, was lodged at the jail on a local warrant.
• At 7:53 p.m., Dwayne Richard Robertson, 23, of Martinsville, was booked into the jail on a court order.
• At 4:39 p.m., Brady Lee Simmons, 33, of Greencastle, was lodged at the jail on charges of theft.
• At 7:07 a.m., William A. Grogan, 40, of Cloverdale, was booked into the jail on charge of domestic battery.
• At 9:03 p.m., Benjamin Lucas Dalton, 32, of Lyons, was lodged at the jail on a warrant.
• At 11:02 p.m., Brian Anthony Bartley, 36, of Greencastle, was booked into the jail on a local warrant.
• At 3:02 p.m., Brady Lee Simmons, 33, of Greencastle, was lodged at the jail on charges of possessing a look-alike substance and operating while suspended prior.
Two recent arrests were reported by Greencastle City Police officers.
• At 5:59 a.m. Thursday, Michelle Renee Tinsley, 46, of Greencastle, was arrested by Capt. Charles Inman at Rockville Road and Elizabeth Street on alcohol-related charges.
Lodged in the Putnam County Jail on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, Tinsley registered a .145 percent blood-alcohol level under portable breathalyzer testing.
• At 6:31 a.m. Thursday, Nicholas Gregory Rogers, 27, of Greencastle, was arrested by Officer Matt Huffman on multiple charges in the 600 block of East Seminary Street.
Rogers, who was described as homeless in the police report, allegedly vandalized an apartment at 302 Bloomington St. before police caught up to him a short time later on Seminary Street.
Booked into the jail, Rogers is facing charges of invasion of privacy, criminal mischief and probation violation.
• At 6:50 a.m., Brandon L. Rehmel, 30, of Lewis, was headed south on Manhattan Road near Greencastle in a 2008 Chevrolet Impala when he hit a deer.
Deputy Elizabeth Campbell estimated damage to Rehmel’s driver side at $2,500 to $5,000.
There were no injuries, and Rehmel drove from the scene.
• At 12:26 p.m., James E. Radford, 17, of Cloverdale, was headed south on Meridian Line Road near Cloverdale in a 2010 Chevrolet BL2 when the check tire pressure light came on as he was turning onto County Road 1150 South and his vehicle struck a 2001 Mack driven by Earl R. Overshiner, 46, of Bainbridge.
Deputy Campbell estimated damage to Radford’s front end at $5,000 to $10,000. There were no injuries, and both men drove from the scene.
• At 6:20 p.m., Paul A. Hemmerling, 58, of Coatesville, was headed east on U.S. 40 in a 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser when he hit a deer.
Deputy Mike Downing estimated damage to Hemmerling’s front passenger side at $1,000 to $2,500. There were no injuries, and Hemmerling drove from the scene.
• At 7:20 p.m., Ancel L. Keller, 28, of Coatesville, was in a 2006 Chevrolet Impala when he tried to turn left into the westbound lane of U.S. 36, was blinded by the lights of oncoming traffic and overcorrected to hit a guardrail.
Deputy Mike Downing estimated damage to Keller’s driver front end at $2,500 to $5,000. There were no injuries and Keller drove from the scene.
• At 7:16 p.m., Roberto A. Done, 31, of Bronx, N.Y., was headed west on Interstate 70 near Cloverdale in a 2014 Honda Accord when he hit a goose.
Deputy Downing estimated damage to the windshield and front passenger side at $1,000 to $2,500. There were no injuries, but the vehicle was towed from the scene by Seniour’s Towing and Done was taken to a hotel in Cloverdale.
• At 9:15 p.m., Justin C. Dickson, 29, of Fostoria, Ohio, was headed south on Interstate 70 near Cloverdale in a 2003 Honda Element when he fell asleep, struck the cable barrier, made a hard right, skidded across the eastbound lanes, went down an embankment and struck a tree.
Deputy Downing estimated damage to Dickson’s front driver side at $2,500 to $5,000.
• At 10:10 p.m., Darren W. Berry, 51, of Greencastle, was headed north on County Road 25 West near Greencastle in a 2007 Chevrolet C1500 when it was too foggy to navigate the turn onto Country Road 250 South and he hit a telephone pole and damaged a cable box and a road sign.
Deputy Jeffrey Freeman estimated damage to the front end of Berry’s car at $2,500 to $5,000. The vehicle was towed by Jerry’s Towing.
• At 1 p.m., Carolyn S. Miller, 71, of Cloverdale, was backing out of the driveway at 8131 County Road 975 South in a 2006 Nissan Altima when she struck a 2016 GMC Canyon registered to Mark Anderson of Franklin, Tenn.
Deputy Virgil Lanning estimated rear passenger side damage to both cars at $1,000 to $2,500.
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.