In the courts
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.
Child exploitation – manage, produce, sponsor, present, exhibit, photo, film, video — Daniel Wayne Sieg, 20, 8600 block of Charles Davis Road, Ramsey.
Child molesting where defendant is at least 21 years of age, sexual misconduct with a minor – defendant has intercourse or engages in other sexual act — Charles Russell Allen, 58, 1400 block of Pleasant Grove Road, Mauckport.
Confinement – this is the basic criminal confinement charge, strangulation, domestic battery committed in the presence of a child less than 16 years old, domestic battery resulting in moderate bodily injury — Matthew Ryan Mertz, 35, 2400 block of Fairdale Estates Drive, Ramsey.
Dealing in methamphetamine – amount of 10 or more grams, possession of methamphetamine – possession of 28 or more grams — Eric Daniel Purvis, 29, 300 block of Wyandotte Avenue, Corydon; Kayla Dawn Simon, 22, 300 block of Wyandotte Avenue, Corydon; Donnell J. White, 34, Louisville.
Domestic battery with bodily injury to pregnant woman, domestic battery – defendant has a prior conviction for any sort of domestic battery — Donald Ray Graham, 49, New Albany.
Possession of cocaine — Daniel Angeles Sandoval, 22, Huntington.
Possession of cocaine less than 5 grams — Ryan James Foreman, 29, 900 block of Hunters Road NE, Palmyra.
Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams — Franklin X. Senn Jr., 57, 800 block of Hunters Road NE, Palmyra.
Possession of a narcotic drug — Ora Wayne Yates, 24, 500 block of Old S.R. 135 SW, Corydon.
Carrying a handgun without a license — Nicholas Gene Brading, 35, 300 block of Lemmon Street, Corydon.
Domestic battery — Donald Ray Graham, 49, New Albany.
Driving while suspended – knowing violation and prior conviction within 10 years — Robert Lynn Smith, 51, 5700 block of Cooks Mill Road NE, Crandall.
Driving while suspended – knowing violation and prior conviction within 10 years, possession of marijuana — Daniel Angeles Sandoval, 22, Huntington.
Interference with the reporting of a crime — Matthew Ray Mertz, 35, 2400 block of Fairdale Estates Drive, Ramsey.
Possession of marijuana — Donnell J. White, 34, Louisville.
Possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia — Ryan James Foreman, 29, 900 block of Hunters Road NE, Palmyra; Todd H. Rose, 40, 300 block of Steam Engine Road, Corydon.
Possession of paraphernalia — Kayla Dawn Simon, 22, 300 block of Wyandotte Avenue, Corydon.
Possession of paraphernalia, possession of paraphernalia – defendant has a prior conviction — Eric Daniel Purvis, 29, 300 block of Wyandotte Avenue, Corydon.
Theft — Catherine M. Price, 22, 4300 block of Rogers Campground Road SE, Elizabeth.
Dissolutions of marriage
Suzanne Lynch and Larry Lynch
Jessica Wood and Quentin Wood
Jessica Baxter (name restored to Horn) and John Baxter
Jeffrey Smero and Carol Hack-Smero
Patricia Hoskins (name restored to Vest) and Sonny Hoskins
Richard Rennirt and Tammy Carver