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.
Auto theft — Donald Ray White Jr., 44, 8200 block of East S.R. 64, Marengo.
Battery against a public safety official — Dustin Blake Stewart, 28, 11500 block of Jackson Avenue, Laconia.
Child molesting – fondling or touching child under 14 (two counts), sexual battery – victim mentally disabled or deficient — James Lone, 55, 4200 block of AJ Avenue NE, Palmyra.
Operating a vehicle with an alcohol concentration equivalent to 0.08 or more but where defendant has a prior conviction — Clarence Edward Berg Jr., 43, 7000 block of East U.S. 150, Hardinsburg.
Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams — Elton Ryan Mitchell, 29, Lexington, Ky.
Criminal trespass – defendant does not have contractual interest in property — Joseph D. Johnson, 34, Louisville.
Driving while suspended – knowing violation and prior conviction within 10 years — Herbert Leo Clifford Sr., 52, 2200 block of S.R. 111 South, Elizabeth.
Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle while intoxicated — Justin R. Bright, 28, 100 block of S.R. 64, New Salisbury.
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 — Clarence Edward Berg Jr., 43, 7000 block of East U.S. 150, Hardinsburg.
Resisting law enforcement – defendant knowingly or intentionally flees from law enforcement — Daniel Scott Dooley, 37, 4200 block of Albin Ford Road, Elizabeth.
Resisting law enforcement – defendant knowingly or intentionally forcibly resists, disorderly conduct – unreasonable noise — Austin Jacob Riley Rengers, 18, 3900 block of S.R. 135, Cory-
Resisting law enforcement – defendant knowingly or intentionally forcibly resists, public intoxication – breach of peace — Dustin Blake Stewart, 28, 11500 block of Jackson Avenue, Laconia.
Theft — Nicholas Gordon, 18, 1900 block of Aquarius Drive NW, Corydon; Keith Ellis Pearson, 60, 4500 block of O’Bannon Road SE, Elizabeth; Lisa M. Pearson, 53, 4500 block of O’Bannon Road SE, Elizabeth.
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:
Frankie L. Fehribach, 12200 block of South Beachwood Way, Leavenworth, check deception under $750 (two counts)
Charles W. Gleber, 55, 4200 block of Albin Ford Road SE, New Middletown, theft, criminal mischief
Logan M. Been, 21, Clarksville, possession of marijuana
Ashley Nicole Puckett, 35, 2700 block of Crescent Hill Road NE, Corydon, theft, domestic battery by means of a deadly weapon, domestic battery
Seth Thomas Seacat, 36, 8000 block of Ripperdan Road SW, Central, theft, theft with a prior conviction for either theft or conversion
Wyatt L. Cole, 22, 4000 block of Corydon-Ramsey Road, Corydon, possession of paraphernalia
Charles A. Tracy, 37, possession of paraphernalia
Timothy James Plucinik, 35, 7200 block of Corydon Ridge Road NE, Lanesville, domestic battery committed in the presence of a child less than 16 years old, domestic battery
Dissolutions of marriage
Brittany Over and Dalton Over
William Mills and Beth Mills (name restored to Phipps)
Tiffanie I. Cambron (name restored to Gnagie) and Benjamin Cambron