Putnam County Newswire

Putnam County Newswire

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  1. Police seize 75 pounds of marijuana during I-70 traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind. - A traffic stop on Interstate 70 Wednesday morning turned up more than $330,000 worth of marijuana.

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  2. Trooper stops car for speeding, finds 75 pounds of potRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    ... 75 lbs. of marijuana confiscated following a traffic stop on I-70 provided by Indiana State Police. PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) A Colorado Springs man faces multiple felony charges after an Indiana State trooper found approximately 75 pounds of ...

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  3. 109 cartons of cigarettes seized by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | TheIndyChannel

    PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind. More than 100 cartons of cigarettes were found Friday in a vehicle during a traffic stop on I-70 in Putnam County.

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  4. 109 cartons of cigarettes seized after traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 14 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind. On Friday afternoon, a state trooper stopped a 2003 Nissan Maxima for following other vehicles too closely on I-70 in west central Indiana.

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  5. 109 cartons of cigarettes confiscated in I-70 traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    State police found 109 cartons of cigarettes without Indiana tax stamps in a car on I-70 Friday. PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind.

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  6. Court sets new sentencing date for former deputy T.J. SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | Tribune-Star

    A new re-sentencing date of Nov. 20 has been set for a former Putnam County sheriff's deputy and Greencastle city councilman convicted in 2014 of police brutality for battering two handcuffed suspects. Terry Joe Smith, 40, had been set for his third sentencing hearing on Oct. 12 at the U.S. Courthouse in Terre Haute before Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson.

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  7. Filming Crew Cited While Hunting Deer With BaitSunday, October...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 1 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    On Sunday Indiana Conservation Officers cited 47 year old Jody L. Davies of Rockville and 32 year old Sarah Ross of Danville each with multiple counts of Hunting Deer with the Aid of Bait and charges for an illegally taken deer. Officers say that this was part of an investigation over the past three years and that they have documented multiple baited stands used by the women in both Parke and Putnam counties.

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  8. Film crew cited for hunting deer with aid of baitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 1 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Two Indiana women have been cited for hunting deer with the use of bait and could face additional charges for an illegally taken deer. According to Indiana Conservation Officers Jody Davies, 47, of Rockville and Sarah Ross, 32 of Danville, were cited Sunday morning after a three year investigation into their activities.

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  9. Two Arrested After Baiting Deer In Parke CountyRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 1 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Indiana Conservation Officers cited 47-year-old Jody L. Davies , of Rockville and 32-year-old Sarah Ross ) of Danville each for hunting deer with the aid of bait. A crossbow and additional evidence was seized tat the scene.

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  10. Training to prevent child deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... what our role is here today, to further those experiences." said David Meadows, and Investigator for the Putnam County, Indiana Sheriff's Office. "Real childrens lives hang in the balance. Over there, there is a tree with a marker for a little boy ...

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  11. Man Killed In Off-Road Vehicle Crash In Putnam CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    John Hall, 58, of Coatesville, was pronounced dead after being transported to Putnam County Hospital. At approximately 5:43 p.m. a passerby called to report an overturned Polaris Ranger along the roadway with Hall trapped underneath.

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  12. Two Arrested For Drug Charges During Traffic StopFriday, September...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    Putnam County, Ind Friday afternoon around 12:30Indiana State Police troopers stopped a camper for unsafe lane movement on eastbound Interstate 70 near the 37 mile marker. A search of the vehicle yielded approximately 10 grams of suspected marijuana, 100 suspected manufactured steroid pills, scales, assorted drug paraphernalia, and $3000 in US currency.

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  13. ISP stops camper on I-70, finds pot and steroidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    A traffic stop on I-70 eastbound led to the arrest of two men on several charges, including possession of marijuana. Indiana State Police troopers pulled over a camper for unsafe lane movement near mile marker 37 in Putnam County, just outside of Cloverdale.

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  14. Report: Police find weed, steroids, cash in camper; 2 arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind. Police in west-central Indiana found drugs, paraphernalia and cash after they pulled over a camper midday Friday.

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  15. Identity released of man found dead in Putnam CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Tribune-Star

    Cause of death is pending toxicology results for a Putnam County man whose body was found early Thursday on a rural Putnam County road. Putnam County Coroner Dave Brown said an autopsy was conducted Friday morning on Caleb Bailey, 24, of Reelsville, but the cause of the man's death will remain pending until lab results are received. 1 comment

  16. Third sentencing date set for T.J. SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Tribune-Star

    Oct. 12 is the new resentencing date for a former Putnam County sheriff's deputy and Greencastle city councilman convicted of police brutality in two arrests. A federal appeals court in June rejected as too lenient a sentence twice imposed on Terry Joe "T.J." Smith, 40, in federal court in Terre Haute by U.S. District Judge William T. Lawrence.

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  17. October resentencing date set for former Putnam deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Tribune-Star

    Oct. 12 is the newest resentencing date for a former Putnam County Sheriff's Deputy and Greencastle City Councilman convicted of police brutality in two arrests. A federal appeals court in June rejected a second "light sentence" imposed on Terry Joe "T.J." Smith, 40, in the Terre Haute District of federal court by Judge William T. Lawrence.

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  18. DePauw's Plans for Viewing the Total Solar Eclipse Noted in NewspaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | WGRE-FM Greencastle

    ... and astronomy professor Howard Brooks said the eclipse will have only about 93 percent coverage for the Putnam County area, but is still worth watching." on the ground from light passing through the leaves of trees, or through a pinhole made in a ...

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  19. Trooper Spots Erratic And Impaired DriverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    Putnam County, Ind Thursday night around 9 p.m. 05 an Indiana State Police trooper was patrolling Interstate 70 near the 42 mile marker, in response to slow traffic from an earlier crash. A passenger car was seen following a tractor-trailer too closely and then travel off the roadway onto the rumble strips.

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  20. Sudden Lane Change Results In I 70 Collision Friday, July 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    Putnam County, Ind Thursday night around 9 p.m. Indiana State Police and other first responders were called to a pickup / semi collision in the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 near the 46 mile marker. Troopers say that traffic was slowing and or stopped in the area, when a small truck driven by 45-year-old George Best of Poland, IN., suddenly changed from the driving lane into the passing lane and collided with a semi that was already in the passing lane.

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