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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

Arson – knowingly damages by fire the dwelling of another without consent — Amanda Lynn McIntosh, 42, 3300 block of South Rileys Road, English.

Auto theft — Dylan James Pittman, 20, 3700 block of Mount Solomon Road NW, Corydon.

Battery by means of a deadly weapon, criminal recklessness committed with a deadly weapon, battery resulting in moderate bodily injury — Gavinn M. Fields, 19, 3200 block of West May Drive, Palmyra.

Dealing in methamphetamine – amount is between 1 and 5 grams with enhancing circumstances, possession of cocaine – this is the basic offense and amount is between 5 and 10 grams, unlawful possession or use of a legend drug — Gregory D. Brewton Jr., 31, Louisville.

Intimidation – threat is to commit a forcible felony — Earl B. Peel Jr., 66, 9000 block of Cedar Lane NE, New Salisbury.

Resisting law enforcement – defendant uses a vehicle — Joshua Steven Chanley, 32, Leavenworth.

Resisting law enforcement – defendant uses a vehicle, criminal recklessness committed with a deadly weapon, unlawful possession or use of a legend drug — Cynthia A. Fraze, 23, 2900 block of East Bacon Ridge Road, Marengo.

Misdemeanors

Battery — Jonathan Scott Dzurbala, 45, 12200 block of Jackson Road SE, Laconia.

Battery resulting in bodily injury — Earl B. Peel Jr., 66, 9000 block of Cedar Lane NE, New Salisbury.

Battery, criminal mischief — David L. Moore, 57, Fairview Heights, Ill.

Domestic battery, criminal mischief — Dylan James Pittman, 20, 3700 block of Mount Solomon Road NW, Corydon.

Invasion of privacy – violates an order issued in another state — Johnathan Michael Day, 37, Conway, S.C.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated — James M. Parsons, 59, 3600 block of Walters Road, Lanesville.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to 0.15 or more, operating a vehicle while intoxicated — Kelsey M. Shelhart, 23, Louisville.

Possession of a controlled substance – Schedule I, II, III or IV — Matthew Devin Seelye, 29, New Albany.

Possession of marijuana — Gregory D. Brewton Jr., 31, Louisville.

Theft — Eva D. Preston, 55, 500 block of South Main Street, Marengo.

Dispositions

Charles D. Chinn, 39, 1600 block of North S.R. 66, Milltown, possession of methamphetamine between 5 and 10 grams, 2,190-day sentence with credit for 44 days, 1,095 days suspended, three years probation

Michael Tyler Janes, 36, Louisville, maintaining a common nuisance – controlled substances, 365-day sentence with credit for one day, 363 days suspended, 363 days probation

Edwen S. Sanchez-Cruz, 25, Louisville, unlawful possession of a syringe, 365-day sentence with credit for 29 days, 317 days suspended, 317 days probation

Devin Austin East, 30, Clarksville, battery by bodily waste to a public safety officer, 540-day sentence with credit for 41 days, 458 days suspended, 458 days probation

Caleb W. Strange, 21, 600 block of Shiloh Road, Corydon, public intoxication, two-day sentence with credit for one day, zero days suspended

Zachary R. Sturgeon, 30, 200 block of North Cook Lane, Milltown, resisting law enforcement using a vehicle, 540-day sentence with credit for 30 days, 360 days suspended, 360 days probation

Christopher Dean Coats, 48, 1100 block of Wennings Drive NE, New Salisbury, possession of methamphetamine – the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, 180-day sentence with credit for 20 days, zero days suspended

Gary Allen Crosby, 23, 8600 block of Dukes Road NW, Depauw, operating a vehicle with an alcohol concentration of 0.15 or more with a prior conviction, 545-day sentence with credit for 16 days, 529 days suspended, 1-1/2 years probation

Alyson Renee Blessing, 29, Louisville, possession of methamphetamine – the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, 360-day sentence with credit for 25 days, 310 days suspended, one year probation

Arthur Louis Cleary III, 36, 3300 block of Bethlehem Church Road, Palmyra, battery, 180-day sentence with 180 days suspended, no-contact order issued; six months 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

Daniel B. Wall, 52, Pekin, possession of marijuana, 60-day sentence with credit for 30 days, zero days suspended

Robert A. Graven, 26, Louisville, theft, 12 months probation

Kenneth E. Sanders, 55, 6000 block of Haas Chapel Road NW, Depauw, public intoxication – endangers his life, 180-day sentence with credit for two days, 176 days suspended, 180 days probation

Patrick L. Roberts, 72, New Albany, public intoxication – endangers his life, 180-day sentence with credit for two days, 176 days suspended, six months probation

Clyde H. Trew, 57, 4500 block of Pleasure Ridge Road SE, Corydon, operating a vehicle after being a habitual traffic offender, 365-day sentence with credit for 15 days, 335 days suspended, 11 months probation

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