Putnam Scanner 7-22-17

Friday, July 21, 2017

County Jail

Three people were recently booked into the Putnam County Jail.


-- At 11:32 a.m., John Stogsdill III, 41, of Greenwood, was lodged at the jail for probation order violation.

-- At 7:44 p.m., Stephen Buffington, 47, of Reelsville, was booked into the jail for driving while suspended.

-- At 6:28 p.m., Justin Walsh, 31, of Ladoga, was lodged at the jail for operating while intoxicated.

City Police

One recent arrest was reported by Greencastle City Police officers.

-- At 3:11 p.m. Thursday, Timothy Cheatham, 22, of Greencastle, was arrested by Officer Luke Brown at Madison and Poplar streets.

Lodged at the Putnam County Jail, Cheatham is facing a charge of criminal mischief, allegedly as a result of a reported tire-slashing incident at a Berry Street residence.

Sheriff’s Department

Putnam County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to one recent property-damage accident.

-- At 10:28 p.m. Wednesday, Patricia A. Hargis, 64, of Greencastle, was westbound on U.S. 36 near Bainbridge in a 2001 Lincoln when she hit a deer.

There were no injuries.

Deputy Robert Soilleux reported damage at $2,501-$5,000.

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.