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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

Confinement – this is the basic criminal confinement charge β€” Michael J. Schubert, 42, 700 block of Hancock Chapel Road NW, Ramsey.

Dealing in methamphetamine of at least 10 grams, possession of methamphetamine between 10 and 28 grams β€” Rachel S. Kirkham, 31, 80 block of Cruse Loop, Corydon.

Domestic battery committed in the presence of a child less than 16 years old β€” Ruby N. Greene, 19, 4900 block of Wetzel Drive, Depauw; Burke A. Pendleton, 19, 8100 block of Rooster Church Road, New Salisbury.

Domestic battery with bodily injury to pregnant woman, strangulation – victim is pregnant, domestic battery committed in the presence of a child less than 16 years old, confinement – this is the basic confinement charge β€” John Brandon Downs, 36, 13500 block of Greene Street, Palmyra.

Exploitation of an endangered adult but the victim is at least 60 years old, counterfeitng – defendant knowingly makes/utters written instrument, theft where value of property is between $750 and $50,000 β€” Crimson E. Bryant, 24, 1100 block of Red Oak Court NW, Corydon; Cody A. Buess, 25, 112200 block of S.R. 11 SE, Laconia.

Neglect of a dependent – defendant deprives dependent of education as required by law β€” Heather M. Hug, 42, 700 block of Heuser Street NE, Palmyra; Jeremy N. Hug, 44, 700 block of Heuser Street NE, Palmyra.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior conviction β€” Austin Matthew Reynolds, 23, 3600 block of Loudens Chapel Road NW, Depauw.

Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams β€” Nickolas D. Desurne, 30, 1100 block of Hillcrest Drive, Mauckport; Stephanie Michelle Smith, 38, Radcliff, Ky.

Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, possession of a narcotic drug β€” Mariah Rachel Brandt, 25, 13000 block of Buffalo Trace Road, Palmyra.

Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, resisting law enforcement – defendant uses a vehicle to commit the offense, unlawful possession of a syringe β€” Anthony Wayne Thompson, 33, 900 block of Bonnie Boulevard, Corydon.

Robbery resulting in serious bodily injury to someone other than defendant β€” Dalton Madley, 16, French Lick.

Sexual misconduct with a minor – defendant has intercourse with or engages in other sexual act, sexual misconduct with a minor – defendant forces victim to have sexual intercourse or engage in other sexual act (20 counts), rape when compelled by force or imminent threat of force (10 counts) β€” Steven Pike, 33, 2700 block of Canterbury Drive NE, New Salisbury.

Theft – defendant has a prior conviction for either theft or conversion (two counts) β€” Evonne Christen Brooks, 35, 1900 block of St. John’s Church Road, Lanesville.

Unlawful possession or use of a legend drug, unlawful possession of a syringe β€” Jeremiah Joseph Tredway, 37, Huntingburg.

Misdemeanors

Battery β€” Troy D. Johnson, 48, Louisville.

Battery resulting in bodily injury, resisting law enforcement – defendant knowingly or intentionally forcibly resists β€” Alfonso Garcia Jr., 27, Bakersfield, Calif.

Compulsory school attendance violation β€” Heather M. Hug, 42, 700 block of Heuser Street NE, Palmyra; Jeremy N. Hug, 44, 700 block of Heuser Street NE, Palmyra.

Driving while suspended – knowing violation and prior conviction within 10 years, criminal recklessness, reckless driving – drives at unreasonable high or low speed so to endanger safety, possession of paraphernalia β€” Anthony Wayne Thompson, 33, 900 block of Bonnie Boulevard, Corydon.

Domestic battery β€” Ruby N. Greene, 19, 4900 block of Wetzel Drive, Depauw; Burke A. Pendleton, 19, 8100 block of Rooster Church Road, New Salisbury.

Interference with the reporting of a crime β€” Michael J. Schubert, 42, 700 block of Hancock Chapel Road NW, Ramsey.

Intimidation, interference with the reporting of a crime, possession of marijuana β€” John Brandon Downs, 36, 13500 block of Greene Street, Palmyra.

Invasion of privacy – violates protective order β€” Andrew F. Greene, 26, 4900 block of Wetzel Drive, Depauw.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle while intoxicated β€” Gary L. Swartz Jr., 29, Pekin.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, leaving the scene of an accident – driver fails to immediately stop at the scene, operating a vehicle while intoxicated β€” Austin Matthew Reynolds, 23, 3600 block of Loudens Chapel Road NW, Depauw.

Possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia β€” Rachel S. Kirkham, 31, 80 block of Cruse Loop, Corydon.

Public intoxication β€” Raymond Feinberg, 69, 6900 block of Main Street, Lanesville.

Theft β€” Jackie Gibson, 68, 3200 block of Rogers Campground Road SE, Elizabeth; Heather Mercer, 35, 9800 block of Ripperdan Valley Road SW, Mauckport; Toni B. Williams, 47, Louisville.

TheftΒ  (two counts) β€” Evonne Christen Brooks, 35, 1900 block of St. John’s Church Road, Lanesville.

Dispositions

Christopher Michael Fowler, 42, 500 block of Wyandotte Avenue, Corydon, fraud, 910-day sentence with credit for 238 days, 672 days suspended, 545 days probation.

Jason Alan Seifrig, 47, Evanston, public intoxication, 180-day sentence with credit for four days, 176 days suspended, 180 days probation.

Jalen Christopher Nicolas, 20, 5600 block of North Moberly Road NW, Depauw, possession of marijuana, 72-day sentence with credit for 72 days.

Kyle C. Cameron, 20, Louisville, theft, 30-day sentence with credit for 16 days.

Joshua Lee Lawson, 34, 2300 block of Kennedy-Mott Road, Depauw, domestic battery resulting in moderate bodily injury, 545-day sentence with credit for 137 days, 271 days suspended, 271 days probation, no-contact order issued.

Scott Anthony Smith, 48, 600 block of Poplar Street NE, New Salisbury, possession of methamphetamine, – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, 365-day sentence with credit for two days, 361 days suspended, 12 months probation.

John P. Rogers, 29, Brandenburg, reckless driving – drive at unreasonable high or low speed so to endanger safety, 60-day sentence with credit for one day, 58 days suspended, six months probation.

Joshua A. Martin, 34, 7600 block of Main Street NE, Lanesville, obstruction of traffic, 365-day sentence with credit for four days, 357 days suspended, one year probation.

Leslie A. Fredericks, 38, 300 block of Beechmont Drive, Corydon, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, 60-day sentence with credit for six days, 48 days suspended, 168 days probation.

Matthew C. Dunn, 39, Louisville, resisting law enforcement, 365-day sentence with credit for two days, 363 days suspended, one year probation.

Argelio Roldan-Perez, 33, 2000 block of S.R. 337 NW, Corydon, operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, 365-day sentence with credit for 24 days, 317 days suspended, one year probation.

Alyssa Marie Seitz, 28, Dubois, possession of a narcotic drug, 540-day sentence with 540 days suspended, 18 months probation.

Diversions

The following cases have been referred to the prosecutor’s pre-trial diversion program. If the terms of the program are met, the charges will be dismissed after a year:

Joanne Marie Dickerson, 32, 1300 block of North Street NE, New Salisbury, theft

Joseph Harrold, 30, Louisville, possession of marijuana

Jacob Lawrence Rogers, 27, 11000 block of S.R. 135, New Salisbury, driving while suspended with prior conviction within 10 years

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