Putnam Scanner for June 15, 2018

Thursday, June 14, 2018

County Jail

Nine people were booked in the Putnam County Jail recently.


• At 9:16 p.m. Jennifer Marie Buttery, 25, Waveland, was booked in on a local warrant.

• At 8:40 p.m. Chad Matthew Fiscus, 32, Greencastle, was lodged at the jail on a local warrant.

• At 7:44 p.m. Jason Christopher Jackson, 39, Poland, was taken into custody on a local warrant.

• At 5:59 p.m. Douglas Lee Allsup, 42, Greencastle, was booked in for auto theft.


• At 6:59 p.m. Mark Andrew Anderson, 29, Fillmore, was taken into custody for probation violation.

• At 5:08 p.m. Shonna Lee Harris, 39, Rosedale, was housed at the jail on a warrant for failure to appear.

• At 10:40 a.m. Diana Sue Dickman, 60, Greencastle, was lodged at the jail on a petition to revoke probation.

• At 9:38 a.m. Charles Matthew Catlett, 30, Terre Haute, was taken into custody on a local warrant.

• At 4:11 a.m. Nahosha Danille Love, 34, Indianapolis, was housed a the jail on a local warrant.

City Police

Three recent arrests were reported by Greencastle City Police officers.

In one incident, a 22-year-old Greencastle man, who was listed as homeless on the police report, was arrested for theft at the Walmart superstore.

According to GPD Officer Josh Smith’s report, suspect John Inman was arrested at 2 p.m. Sunday for attempting to take items valued at a total of $157.

Inman reportedly tried make off with a Star Wars Lego set, a backpack, a fishing reel, a BB gun and a Swiss army knife set.

He was lodged in the Putnam County Jail on the theft charge and for violation of probation.

• At 7:14 p.m. Wednesday, Casey Wade Duke, 39, Indianapolis, was arrested on Stadium Drive by Officer Alec Pettit.

Duke was lodged in the Putnam County Jail for invasion of privacy.

• At 1:08 p.m. Tuesday, Frank Adam Roche, 28, Greencastle, was arrested on Bloomington Street by Officer Kyle Lee.

Roche was booked into the jail for resisting law enforcement, possession of methamphetamine and on a Putnam County warrant for petition to revoke probation relative to an initial charge of possession of cocaine.

City officers also issued a pair of summonses in recent police activity.

• At 12:07 a.m. Wednesday, Richard Romandine, 58, Greencastle, was issued a summons by Officer Brad Hiatt.

Stopped on Bloomington Street, Romandine was cited for possession of marijuana. He was released from the scene and will be summoned into court to answer the charge.

• At 8:48 p.m. June 6, Andrew King, 29, Greencastle, was given a summons by Officer Zach Rhine.

Stopped on Percy Julian Drive near Indianapolis Road, King was cited for failure to provide financial responsibility. He was released from the scene and will be summoned into court to answer the charge.

Sheriff’s Department

Putnam County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated one recent property-damage crash.

• At 1:02 a.m. on Monday, Namdev S. Chahal, 58, Brampton, Ontario, was westbound on State Road 240 just west of County Road 500 East in a 2016 Volvo semi registered to Gulf Line Group.

Chahal told Maj. Dwight Simmons he encountered a deer crossing the road so he swerved to the right, causing the semi to leave the westbound side of the road and hit a utility pole, water hydrant and phone cable box.

The vehicle then traveled back on the road before crossing left of center and leaving the eastbound side of the highway, striking a utility pole and coming to rest facing west.

As Simmons and fellow deputies Matt Biggs and Jeffery Freeman arrived on scene, they observed diesel fuel leaking from the passenger side tank and numerous power lines down in the road.

Assisting at the scene were Operation Life, Fillmore Fire Department and Greencastle Police Department.

Chahal was apparently not injured.

The tractor and trailer were towed. Damage was estimated at $25,000-$50,000.

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.