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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 — Kathy Jo Weathers, 59, 9000 block of Nina Drive, Georgetown.

Theft – value of property is greater than $50,000, cheating at gaming – defendant tries to collect on a game — Thylan Jonathan Burrus, 30, Louisville; Peter Bao Tran, 46, Louisville; Viet The Tran, 39, Louisville.

Misdemeanors

Battery — Joshua James Leadford, 36, Grand Blane, Mich.

Operating a vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to 0.15 or more, operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle while intoxicated — Kathy Jo Weathers, 59, 9000 block of Nina Drive, Georgetown.

Possession of marijuana — Kyle A. Stamp, 27, Elizabethtown, Ky.

Reckless driving – causes bodily injury — Dale C. Decker, 61, 10500 block of Honeysuckle Lane SW, Mauckport.

Theft — Kristy Dionne Meek, 29, 200 block of East Chestnut Street, Corydon.

Dispositions

John K. Wiseheart, 57, 300 block of S.R. 64 NW, Ramsey, public intoxication, 180-day sentence with credit for one day, 178 days suspended, six months probation.

Billy J. Cox, 50, 200 block of South Burton Street, Marengo, domestic battery, 365-day sentence with credit for 10 days, 355 days suspended, no-contact order issued, one year probation.

Glenn H. Sauerheber, 65, 3200 block of Heth-Washington Road, Central, resisting law enforcement, 365-day sentence with credit for one day, 360 days suspended, 12 months probation.

Kenneth Winston Wadkins, 39, Lexington, Ky., operating a vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to at least 0.08 but less than 0.15, 60-day sentence with 60 days suspended, 60 days probation.

Chris Lavern Watson, 64, 3100 block of S.R. 337 SE, Corydon, auto theft, 365-day sentence with credit for 108 days, 149 days suspended, one year probation; operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, 365-day sentence with 365 days suspended, one year probation, to serve consecutive with prior sentence.

Alexis K. Smith, 37, 4300 block of Buck Creek Valley Road SE, Corydon, operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior conviction, 365-day sentence with credit for three days, 359 days suspended, 12 months probation.

Lisa M. Tharp, 45, Louisville, unlawful possession of a syringe, 540-day sentence with credit for 102 days, 438 days suspended, 443 days probation.

Tina Lee Garcia, 50, 14300 block of North Road, Depauw, possession of methamphetamine – less than 5 grams, four-year sentence with credit for 96 days, 1,332 days suspended, three years probation.

Colton E. Gabaree, 28, 300 block of West Cherry Street, Marengo, operating a vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to 0.15 or more, 365-day sentence with credit for one day, 363 days suspended, one year probation.

Kevin D. Purvis Jr., 33, 3500 block of East Bradford Road, Greenville, possession of methamphetamine – the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, 256-day sentence with credit for 256 days.

Chester Frank Fetz, 62, 1300 block of Hillview Drive, Corydon, operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, 365-day sentence with credit for three days, 359 days suspended, 354 days probation.

Eric Lee Proctor Jr., 28, 4200 block of Buck Creek Valley Road, New Middletown, operating a vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to at least 0.08 but less than 0.15, 180-day sentence with credit for two days, 176 days suspended, six months probation.

Joshua Michael Goode, 42, 2400 block of Chinn Drive, Corydon, possession of methamphetamine between 10 and 28 grams, 13-year sentence with credit for 64 days, four years suspended, four years probation; possession of methamphetamine between 10 and 28 grams, 13-year sentence with four years suspended, four years probation, to run consecutive with prior sentence; unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, 12-year sentence with four years suspended, four years probation.

Justin R. Bright, 28, 100 block of S.R. 64, New Salisbury, reckless driving, 60-day sentence with credit for one day, 58 days suspended, 363 days probation.

Donald Lee Tindle III, 40, New Albany, possession of a controlled substance – Schedule I, II, III or IV, 365-day sentence with credit for 72 days, 221 days suspended, 221 days probation.

Justin Fluech, 35, 8700 block of Loggins Road NE, Georgetown, robbery, five-year sentence with credit for 698 days, 1,127 days suspended, three years probation.

Jeffrey Scott Kendall, 24, Tell City, dealing in marijuana, 365-day sentence with credit for one day, 363 days suspended, 12 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:

Jessica Draper, 36, 4000 block of Lillian Street NE, Palmyra, theft (three counts), check fraud – enhanced by amount between $750 and $50,000 (three counts), counterfeiting (three counts)

David White, 33, Lexington, Ky., contributing to the delinquency of a minor

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