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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

Intimidation – defendant draws or uses a deadly weapon — George L. Hinkel, 64, Louisville.

Kidnapping while armed with a deadly weapon, intimidation – defendant draws or uses a deadly weapon, strangulation, domestic battery – defendant has a prior conviction — William Haskel Powell V, 22, 100 block of Toler Road SW, Corydon.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated – prior conviction within seven years — Joseph John Piwowarski, 27, Avon.

Operating a vehicle with an alcohol concentration equivalent to 0.15 or more but where defendant has a prior conviction — Joshua J. Lind, 43, 4300 block of Smith Campground Road, Elizabeth.

Neglect of a dependent – defendant places dependent in situation that endangers the dependent — Jessie Lynn Mattingly, 38, 1400 block of East Riddle Church Road, English; John Franklin Waldrews, 26, Louisville.

Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams — Benjamin A. Wagner, 36, Jasper.

Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, unlawful possession of a syringe — Kayla Lynn Vessels, 28, 1300 block of Hillview Drive, Corydon.

Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and amount is between 5 and 10 grams — Griffin Lee Purvis, 21, 4100 block of Corydon-Ramsey Road, Corydon.

Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and amount is between 5 and 10 grams, unlawful possession of a syringe — Michael John-Bradly Frans, 39, 200 block of North Oak Street, Corydon.

Residential entry – break and enter dwelling — Dustin Lee Trowbridge, 28, 4200 block of Tee Road, Corydon.

Theft – defendant has a prior conviction for either theft or conversion — Bennie E. Moberly II, 46, Clarksville.

Unlawful possession of a syringe — Adam M. Froman, 27, 7500 block of Rick Circle Drive, Lanesville,

Misdemeanors

Carrying a handgun without a license, possession of marijuana — Robert N. Ladd IV, 21, Louisville.

Criminal mischief — George L. Hinkel, 64, Louisville.

Criminal trespass – defendant does not have contractual interest in property — Jordan Andrew Lincoln, 31, Clarksville; John Paul Middleton, 25, no address available.

Domestic battery — William Haskel Powell V, 22, 100 block of Toler Road SW, Corydon.

Driving while suspended – knowing violation and prior conviction within 10 years — Paul William Boyd Moberly, 23, 4000 block of Lillian Street, Palmyra.

Illegal taking of a wild animal – deer or turkey, violation of rule adopted by director, use of private land without consent – results in the taking of a deer or turkey — Robert C. Farley, 40, 9100 block of East S.R., Milltown.

Invasion of privacy – violates an order issued — Joy Naborina Enlow, 31, 3100 block of S.R. 335 NE, Crandall; Dustin Lee Trowbridge, 28, 4200 block of Tee Road, Corydon.

Leaving the scene of an accident – driver fails to immediately stop at the scene — Cody Jacob Reagan, 25, 900 block of Bonnie Boulevard NW, Corydon.

Leaving the scene of an accident with bodily injury — John Franklin Waldrews, 26, Louisville.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle while intoxicated — Matthew S. Walker, 47, 9100 block of Old S.R. 135 NE, 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 — Joshua J. Lind, 43, 4300 block of Smith Campground Road, Elizabeth; Joseph John Piwowarski, 27, Avon.

Possession of marijuana — Samantha Ann Riley, 18, 100 block of Hilltop Drive, Corydon.

Possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia — Griffin Lee Purvis, 21, 4100 block of Cory-
don-Ramsey Road, Corydon; Kristian Michael Williams, 24, 1000 block of Live Oak, Corydon.

Possession of paraphernalia — Nathan L. Kinser, 39, 600 block of Lake Road, Corydon; Kayla Lynn Vessels, 28, 1300 block of Hillview Drive, Corydon.

Theft — Bennie E. Moberly II, 46, Clarksville; Ashley Nicole Puckett, 36, 80 block of Cruse Loop, Corydon.

Dispositions

Alexandra Alayne Anderson, 26, Floyds Knobs, reckless driving – speed, 60-day sentence with credit for two days with 56 days suspended, six months probation.

Joshua Michael Carter, 35, 600 block of East Chestnut Street, unlawful possession or use of a legend drug; 180-day sentence with credit for 35 days, possession of paraphernalia, 60-day sentence to serve consecutive with prior sentence.

Stephen W. Clater, 36, Brandenburg, Ky., invasion of privacy – violates an order issued, 360-day sentence with 360 days suspended; domestic battery, 360-day sentence with credit for 78 days, 180 days suspended, to serve consecutive with prior sentence, no-contact order issued.

Todd A. Zabel, 57, 6400 block of S.R. 62 NE, Lanesville, failure to register as a sex or violent offender, 365-day sentence to serve on home incarceration program.

Gabriel Anthony Mueller, 21, 7400 block of Corydon Ridge Road, Lanesville, strangulation, 545-day sentence with credit for four days, 537 days suspended, 18 months probation, no-contact order issued.

Tyler James Ellison, 28, 400 block of S.R. 62, Leavenworth, possession of methamphetamine – the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, one-year sentence with credit for one day, 363 days suspended.

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:

Michael C. Hickel, 25, Salem, possession of marijuana

Andrew P. Ballis, 24, Battletown, Ky., unlawful possession of a syringe

Deborah J. Johnson, 56, 9300 block of S.R. 135 NE, New Salisbury, domestic battery

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