Putnam Scanner for April 21, 2020
Three people were booked in the Putnam County Jail recently.
• At 2:20 p.m. Riley M. Brown, 24, Plainfield, was taken into custody on an out-of-county warrant.
• At 1:07 p.m. Richard A. Romandine, 41, Cloverdale, was lodged at the jail for domestic battery.
• At 11:34 a.m. Joseph R. Dulworth, 23, Poland, was booked in for possession of a narcotic drug and unlawful possession of a syringe.
One shoplifting arrest was reported by Greencastle City Police officers.
• At 6:48 p.m. Friday, Patrick Stewart, 31, Lakeland, Fla., was arrested by Officer Zach Rhine for theft at the Greencastle Walmart.
In addition to the theft charge, Stewart, who was lodged in the Putnam County Jail, is facing charges of criminal trespass, possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia.
Authorities said he skip-scanned at the U-Scan station, failing to scan $146.19 in miscellaneous items while paying for $118.49 in other items.
Stewart reportedly failed to scan turkey hunting calls, men’s pants, Lucas Oil stop leak and personal lube products.
The Greencastle Fire Department responded to six recent dispatches:
• At 5:29 p.m. on Wednesday, GFD was dispatched to Opportunity Housing for a carbon monoxide alarm. Units arrived at 5:36 and monitored the building, but did not find any CO. GFD went back into service at 6:02 p.m.
• At 2:49 p.m. on Friday, GFD was dispatched to 835 Gardenside Dr. for a carbon monoxide alarm. Firefighters arrived at 2:55 and monitored the residence, but nothing was found. GFD went back into service at 3:24 p.m.
• At 6 p.m. on Friday, GFD was dispatched to Lucy Rowland Hall for a fire alarm. Firefighters arrived at 6:02 and determined the alarm was due to cooking. The alarm was then reset. GFD left at 6:06 p.m.
• At 5:53 p.m. on Saturday, GFD was dispatched to Beyond Homeless for a fire alarm. Firefighters arrived at 5:56 but could not determine a cause for the alarm. GFD went back into service at 6:06 p.m.
• At 6:06 p.m. on Saturday, GFD was dispatched to 122 N. Locust St. for a possible illegal burn. Units arrived at the residence at 6:07 and determined the fire was a recreational burn. The homeowner was advised of the city burn ordinance, and GFD went back into service at 6:13 p.m.
• At 12:01 p.m. on Sunday, GFD was dispatched to 106 S. Spring St. for a fire alarm. Firefighters arrived at 12:05 and were advised that the alarm was due to cleaning an oven. The alarm was then reset. GFD left at 12:14 p.m.
Additionally, GFD performed four medical assists and had three disregards 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.