Putnam County—This morning at 10:06, Indiana State Police and Greencastle Police Department responded to a disturbance in the area of 415 Elm Street in Greencastle.
Preliminary investigation revealed ISP Sergeant James Hayes was in the area and noticed a disturbance between four occupants of a 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser. As Sergeant Hayes approached the vehicle to investigate, the Chrysler suddenly lunged forward and struck his 2016 ISP Dodge Ram pickup.
The occupants were detained and it was later determined that the driver, 48-year-old Jami M. Busbin of Rockville, IN. was in possession of approximately two grams of Spice and two items of paraphernalia.
Busbin was incarcerated in the Putnam County Jail on charges of Possession of a Look Alike Drug (A misdemeanor) and Possession of Paraphernalia (A misdemeanor). Additional traffic citation for unsafe lane movement was issued. Other occupants were released from the scene. Prior to her incarceration, Busbin was medically checked at the Putnam County Hospital.
The incident was investigated by ISP Master Trooper DuJuan Presley-McFadden and Greencastle Police Officers.
Under the Law, criminal charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.