Putnam Scanner for February 9, 2019

Friday, February 8, 2019

County Jail

Five people were booked in the Putnam County Jail recently.


• Jarrod Michael Duff, 43, Greencastle, was booked in for driving while intoxicated.


• At 4:14 p.m. Jacob Wesley Harvey, 39, Greencastle, was taken into custody on a court order.

• At 2:06 p.m. Ryan Jay Lentz, 45, Indianapolis, was housed at the jail on a local warrant.

• At 10:39 a.m. Steven Wayne Hutcheson, 40, Greencastle, was booked in on a writ.

City Police

One recent arrest was reported by Greencastle City Police officers.

• At 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Roy Mitchell, 29, Quincy, was arrested by Officer Kyle Lee at the Phillips 66 station on North Jackson Street.

Lodged in the Putnam County Jail, Mitchell is facing a charge of invasion of privacy.

Five recent citations were issued by Greencastle officers.

• At 8:25 p.m. Tuesday, Brittany Church, 31, Fillmore, was ticketed for speeding by Reserve Officer Jared McDaniel.

Stopped on Shadowlawn Avenue near the National Guard Amory, Church was cited for 47 mph in a 20-mph zone.

• At 8:16 p.m. Sunday, Caleb Isenman, 18, Greencastle, was ticketed by Officer Luke Brown.

Stopped on South Jackson Street near Jackson Boulevard, Isenman was cited for having false or fictitious registration and for an infraction of driving with a suspended license.

• At 9:16 p.m. Saturday, Cody Southgate, 24, Greencastle, was cited by Sgt. Eric Vaughan.

Stopped on Berry Street, Southgate was ticketed for an expired registration plate (October 2018).

• At 6:44 a.m. Feb. 1, Michael Hall, 28, Greencastle, was ticketed by Officer Brown.

Cited for having an expired plate (May 2018), Hall was stopped on Bloomington Street near Hanna Street.

Sheriff’s Department

Putnam County sheriff’s deputies investigated one recent property-damage crash.

• At 12:12 p.m. on Sunday, Sally E. Schiebel, 53, Brazil, was southbound on Main Street in Fillmore in a 2003 Dodge Ram.

Schiebel told Deputy Markus Witt she was turning east into the parking lot at 401 S. Main St. when she ran into a Duke utility pole.

She told Witt that while turning, the A pillar of her truck obstructed her view of the pole.

Schiebel told Witt she was not injured and refused medical aid. She was also able to drive the truck from the scene.

Witt estimated damage at $1,000-$2,500.

City Fire

The Greencastle Fire Department responded to four recent dispatches:

• At 11:53 a.m. on Thursday, GFD was dispatched to 1047 Avenue C for a public service call. Units arrived at 11:57 to find flooding had occurred at the home. The homeowners were advised to contact their insurance company, as GFD could not do anything. GFD went back into service at 12:18 p.m.

• At 4:19 p.m. on Thursday, GFD was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident without injuries at the intersection of Washington and Jackson streets. Units arrived on the scene at 4:24 and cleaned up broken glass from the roadway. GFD went back into service at 4:29 p.m.

• At 5:57 p.m. on Thursday, GFD was dispatched to 807 S. College Ave. for a fire alarm. Firefighters arrived at 6 p.m. but could not determine the cause of the alarm. The detector was cleaned and the alarm was then reset. GFD left at 6:10 p.m.

• At 10:10 p.m. on Thursday, GFD was dispatched to 904 S. College Ave. for a fire alarm. Firefighters arrived at 10:14 and found a detector head was dirty. The detector was cleaned and the alarm was then reset. GFD left at 10:23 p.m.

Additionally, GFD performed five medical assists and had one disregard during this time.

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.