Putnam Scanner for July 13, 2021

Monday, July 12, 2021

County Jail

Seven people were booked in the Putnam County Jail recently.


• At 9:52 p.m. Matthew A. Linde, 39, Carmel, was lodged at the jail on an out-of-county warrant for resisting law enforcement, refusal to give identifying information and public intoxication.

• At 12:35 a.m. Charles W. R. Powell, 33, Cloverdale, was taken into custody for burglary, criminal mischief and resisting law enforcement.


• At 1:18 p.m. Kevin R. Spurrier, 47, Greencastle, was housed at the jail on a Vigo County warrant.

• At 4:19 a.m. Caleb A. Stodghill, 28, Greencastle, was booked in for driving while intoxicated.


• At 3:44 p.m. Marvin Q. Ford, 39, Indianapolis, was taken into custody on a court order.

• At 10:21 a.m. Kassandra K. Wilson, 28, Roachdale, was housed at the jail for driving with a suspended license.


• At 10 a.m. Robert J. Sabo III, 35, Terre Haute, was lodged at the jail on a warrant for nonsupport of a dependent.

City Police

Two recent arrests were reported by Greencastle City Police officers.

• At 4:04 p.m. Thursday, Kyal A. Campbell, 29, Poland, was arrested by Officer Darrel Bunten.

Taken into custody on East Washington Street in front of Myers’ Market, Campbell was lodged in the Putnam County Jail for possession of methamphetamine and possession of a controlled substance.

• At 3:25 a.m. Thursday, Rebbeccah K. Snow, 27, Greencastle, was arrested by Officer Luke Brown.

Arrested at a Judson Court apartment, Snow was booked into the jail on two counts of neglect of a dependent.

Sheriff’s Office

Putnam County sheriff’s deputies investigated two recent property-damage crashes.

• At 8:21 a.m. on Friday, Stephanie S. Ramos, 34, Lake Charles, La., was eastbound on County Road 350 North, approaching U.S. 231 in a 2005 Ford Focus.

The vehicle left the roadway at a bridge and was unable to avoid the guardrail. The impact caused the car to roll, coming to rest on the driver’s side facing south in the middle of the bridge.

Both Ramos and her passenger were treated and released at the scene.

The Bainbridge and Clinton Township volunteer fire departments and Putnam County EMS assisted Putnam County Sheriff’s Deputy Randy Patrick at the scene.

Adams Towing was called to retrieve the vehicle.

Patrick estimated damage at $2,500-$5,000.

• At 2:29 a.m. on Wednesday, Douglas R. Harris, 51, Danville, was eastbound on U.S. 36 in a 2015 Ford F-150 when he hit a deer.

Deputy Robert Soilleux estimated damage at $2,500-$5,000.

City Fire

The Greencastle Fire Department responded to five recent incidents:

• At 4:38 p.m. on Thursday, GFD was dispatched to the apartments at 330 Greenwood Ave. for a person trapped in an elevator. Firefighters arrived at 4:44 and freed the person. Maintenance was notified and the elevator was then shut down. GFD went back into service at 4:57 p.m.

• At 12:55 p.m. on Friday, GFD was dispatched to Pi Beta Phi on the DePauw University campus for a fire alarm. Firefighters arrived at 12:59 and were advised that the alarm had been triggered accidentally. GFD went back into service at 1:05 p.m.

• At 6:28 a.m. on Saturday, GFD was alerted to a downed communication line on South County Road 150 West near Buzzi Unicem. Firefighters found the line at 6:39 and waited until the county highway department arrived to repair it. GFD went back into service at 7:20 a.m.

• At 5:51 p.m. on Saturday, GFD was dispatched to Delta Tau Delta on the DePauw University campus for a fire alarm. Firefighters arrived at 5:56 and were advised by DePauw police that maintenance was going on. GFD went back into service at 5:57 p.m.

• At 2:56 p.m. on Sunday, GFD was requested to secure a landing zone near Putnam County Hospital for a LifeLine helicopter. Firefighters arrived at 3:03 p.m. but where then advised that the helicopter could not fly due to weather. GFD went back into service at 3:29 p.m.

Additionally, GFD recently performed five medical assists and had one disregard.

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.