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.
Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams — Benjamin W. Donathan, 37, Louisville.
Residential entry – break and enter dwelling — Billy Don McKinney, 48, 1800 block of East S.R. 64, English.
Stalking acts committed while defendant is armed with a deadly weapon, intimidation – defendant draws or uses a deadly weapon — Erick Dewayne Jarrett, 45, 2200 block of Heritage Way SW, Corydon.
Criminal mischief, disorderly conduct – unreasonable noise — Billy Don McKinney, 48, 1800 block of East S.R. 64, English.
Knowingly or intentionally operates a motor vehicle without ever receiving a license — Julio A. Pena, 35, 400 block of Sival Road, New Salisbury.
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 — Michael E. Shafer, 44, 3000 block of Fogel Road SE, Corydon.
Possession of marijuana — Regine N. Thompson, 24, New Albany.
Theft — Tami Michelle Kirby, 32, 1200 block of East Camp Jerry Road, English.
Kevin Lee Duke, 30, 300 block of Broadway Street, Milltown, unlawful possession of a syringe, theft with a prior conviction for either theft or conversion, 730-day sentence with credit for 45 days, 640 days suspended, 640 days probation
William C. Hall Jr., 43, Pekin, battery resulting in moderate bodily injury, 900-day sentence with credit for 181 days, 360 days suspended, no-contact order issued, 12 months probation
Molly Sue Woodall, 33, 2900 block of New Middletown-Elizabeth Road, New Middletown, unlawful possession of a syringe, 540-day sentence with credit for 43 days, 454 days suspended, 464 days probation
David R. Churchill, 63, 2500 block of Mount Tabor Road NW, Depauw, failure to properly dispose of a dead animal, 360-day sentence with 360 days suspended, 12 months probation
Don S. Churchill, 83, 2500 block of Mount Tabor Road NW, Depauw, failure to properly dispose of a dead animal, 360-day sentence with 360 days suspended, 12 months probation
Linda Lea Gibson, 47, New Albany, battery against a public safety official, 540-day sentence with credit for seven days, 360 days suspended, 180 days on home incarceration program, 12 months probation
Charles Russell Allen, 59, 1400 block of Pleasant Grove Road, Mauckport, child molesting, 28-year sentence with credit for 491 days, 10 years suspended, no-contact order issued, 10 years probation
Emily Christine Willey, 28, Charlestown, possession of methamphetamine – the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, 540-day sentence with credit for 49 days, 442 days suspended, 442 days probation
Mohamed Akram Yennes, 22, 7000 block of South S.R. 66, Leavenworth, residential entry – break and enter dwelling, 540-day sentence with credit for three days, 360 days suspended, 180 days to serve on home incarceration program, 12 months probation
Ryan James Schneider, 25, 6300 block of Ponderosa Road NE, Lanesville, public intoxication – endangers his own life, 180-day sentence with credit for two days, 176 days suspended, one year probation
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:
Tandy B. Lewis, 43, Brandenburg, Ky., theft
Melissa R. Philpott, 34, Radcliff, Ky., theft, check deception
Jonathan A. Carpenter, 22, 3500 block of East Whiskey Run Road NE, Georgetown, reckless driving
Brandy Lea Goins, 38, 3900 block of Main Street SE, New Middletown, possession of a substance represented to be a controlled substance
Hailey N. Marr, 26, 3700 block of Meadow Ridge Road NW, Depauw, invasion of privacy – violates an order issued
Mitchell Lee Nickels, 31, 1400 block of Williar Avenue, Corydon, battery resulting in moderate bodily injury
Gordon D. McClure, 64, 3200 block of East Archibald Falls Road, Leavenworth, unlawful possession or use of a legend drug, possession of marijuana
Sherry L. Jenkins, 63, 200 block of West Old Short Street, Marengo, possession of methamphetamine – the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, theft, possession of paraphernalia