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Information for the court news is gathered from public records at the Harrison County Justice Center and Court House. The charges listed here do not always include persons who have not yet been notified of the alleged offense. All persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty or pleading guilty in court.

Felonies

Operating a vehicle with an alcohol concentration equivalent to 0.15 or more but where defendant has a prior conviction — Morgan Ashley Guinn, 26, 14700 block of Spencer Avenue, Corydon.

Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams — Daniel Lyn Bowling, 34, 2800 block of Canterbury Drive, New Salisbury; Christian Kenneth Pittman, 20, 3800 block of Mount Solomon Road NW, Corydon; Christopher M. Fowler, 41, 500 block of Wyandotte Avenue, Corydon.

Possession of a narcotic drug, unlawful possession of a syringe — Nicole S. Byrd, 35, 800 block of Amanda Avenue NW, Corydon.

Resisting law enforcement – defendant uses a vehicle to commit the offense — Dameon K. Pinkins, 43, Merrillville.

Strangulation, intimidation – threat is to commit forcible felony — Michael L. Best, 53, 1200 block of Hancock Chapel Road, Palmyra.

Misdemeanors

Carrying a handgun without a license — Austin Jacob  Riley Rengers, 18, 11300 block of Hillcrest Drive SW, Mauckport.

Disorderly conduct — Valerie J. Killgore, 33, 900 block of Pinewood Trail NE, New Salisbury.

Disorderly conduct – unreasonable noise — Christopher G. McMann Sr., 67, 90 block of Hancock Chapel Road, Palmyra.

Domestic battery — Michael L. Best, 53, 1200 block of Hancock Chapel Road, Palmyra.

Leaving the scene of an accident – driver fails to immediately stop at the scene — Kevin J. Embry, 38, 1800 block of S.R. 64 NW, Ramsey; Lanny R. Bogard, 42, 600 block of Farquar Avenue, Corydon.

Operating a vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to at least 0.08 but less than 0.15, operating a vehicle while intoxicated — Jason Louis Weber, 31, 4100 block of Heth-Washington Road, Central.

Operating a vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to 0.15 or more, operating a vehicle while intoxicated — Sean Nicholas Murphy, 25, 800 block of Flatwoods Road NW, Ramsey.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle while intoxicated — Thomas Wayne Tucker Jr., 37, New Albany.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to at least 0.08 but less than 0.15, operating a vehicle while intoxicated — Devin Scott McCollum, 21, 3600 block of Pleasant Ridge Road, Corydon.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to 0.15 or more, operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated — Mark J. Straney, 61, Brandenburg.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to 0.15 or more, operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, possession of marijuana — Morgan Ashley Guinn, 26, 14700 block of Spencer Avenue, Corydon.

Passing a school bus when arm signal is extended – defendant recklessly passes a school bus — Joey L. Fulton, 30, 6800 block of East Pilot Knob Road, Milltown; Lonnie E. Hill III, 22, 13300 block of Buffalo Trace Road, Palmyra; Graham D. Lincoln, 48, 500 block of Rocky Meadow Road, Corydon; Norma Helen Lincoln, 70, 4600 block of Davis Mill Road, NW, Ramsey.

Possession of a controlled substance – Schedule I, II, III or IV, dealing in marijuana, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia — Shane R. Venturi, 32, 9700 block of Mudd Lane NW, Depauw.

Possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia — Daniel Lyn Bowling, 34, 2800 block of Canterbury Drive, New Salisbury.

Possession of paraphernalia — Wyatt L. Cole, 22, 4000 block of Corydon-Ramsey Road, Corydon.

Resisting law enforcement – defendant knowingly or intentionally flees from law enforcement, possession of marijuana, operating a vehicle while intoxicated — Tosha Ray Linton, 38, 9700 block of Church Road NE, New Salisbury.

Theft, battery resulting in bodily injury — Francis M. Swinyer, 64, Brasher Falls, N.Y.

Dispositions

Terry Lee Wilson, 44, 6900 block of West Pay Road, Depauw, failure to register as a sex or violent offender with a prior, three-year sentence with credit for 267 days, two years suspended.

Gary S. Cropper, 61, 1000 block of Hagner Drive NW, Corydon, reckless driving – speed endangers safety or property, 60-day sentence with credit for eight days, 52 days suspended, 60 days probation.

Jonathon Michael Combs, 28, Richmond, operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, 365-day sentence with credit for five days, 355 days suspended, 355 days probation. Intimidation, 910-day sentence, 910 days suspended, to serve consecutive with prior sentence.

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