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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

Battery resulting in serious bodily injury — William Lee Bishop, 44, 1400 block of West Heidelberg Road SW, Corydon.

Domestic battery committed in the presence of a child less than 16 years old — Joel Smith, 40, 3800 block of Buffalo Lane, Elizabeth.

Domestic battery resulting in moderate bodily injury, domestic battery – defendant has a prior conviction — Troy D. Jackson, 34, Rensselaer.

Failure to register as a sex or violent offender – defendant has a prior conviction — Paul Allen Maples, 56, 1200 block of Flatwood Road NW, New Salisbury.

Failure to return to lawful detention — Nicole L. Sloan, 33, Marengo.

Nonsupport of a dependent child — Adele L. Lathan, 35, Louisville.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person – prior within seven years — Russ Hostettler, 63, Memphis.

Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams — Kevin Lee Troutman, 55, Pekin.

Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, unlawful possession of a syringe — Angela Marie Barnes, 37, Scottsburg.

Misdemeanors

Invasion of privacy – violates an order issued — Anthony M. Melton, 13000 block of Blue River Drive, Depauw.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, leaving the scene of an accident – driver fails to immediately stop at the scene — Russ Hostettler, 63, Memphis.

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 — Jeffery T. Morris Jr., 35, Pekin.

Possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana – growing or cultivating marijuana – first-time offender — Catherine Spence, 73, 6700 block of SE Mayberry Hill Road, Elizabeth.

Possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia — Kevin Lee Troutman, 55, Pekin; Angela Marie Barnes, 37, Scottsburg.

Resisting law enforcement – defendant knowingly or intentionally forcibly resists, criminal mischief, minor consuming alcohol — Blake Douglas LaHue, 18, 1800 block of S.R. 62, Corydon.

Dispositions

Jason Lee Downey, 31, Eminence, Ky., invasion of privacy – violates an order issued, 198-day sentence with credit for 198 days, no-contact order in place

Ashley Nichole Dunn, 33, Seymour, disorderly conduct, 180-day sentence with credit for 47 days, 133 days suspended, six months probation, no-contact order in place

Ronald L. Henson, 51, Garfield, Ky., possession of methamphetamine, 365-day sentence with credit for three days, 359 days suspended, 359 days probation

Brandon Scot Fremody, 29, Salem, possession of methamphetamine – the basic offense for any amount below 5 grams, 360-day sentence with credit for four days, 356 days suspended, 357 days probation

Stacy L. Lewis, 51, 13300 block of Chrissy Lane, Palmyra, possession of a controlled substance, schedule I, II, III or IV, 365-day sentence with credit for one day, 363 days suspended, 363 days probation

Michael Patrick Jones, 46, Indianapolis, possession of paraphernalia, two months probation; possession of methamphetamine – the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, 365-day sentence with credit for 81 days, 12 months probation, to serve consecutive with prior sentence

Damon M. Arnold, 48, New Albany, possession of methamphetamine between 10 and 28 grams, 3,650-day sentence with credit for 199 days, 1,825 days suspended, five years probation

Michelle Lea Allison, 32, Scottsburg, failure to return to lawful detention, 200-day sentence with credit for 78 days

Ashley Elizabeth-Nicole Archer, 22, 8300 block of Voyles Road, Greenville, reckless driving – speed, 60-day sentence with credit for two days, 56 days suspended, one year 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:

Megan Nicole Dawson, 24, 800 block of Lake Road, Corydon, assisting a criminal, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia

Christian J. Morales, 25, Jeffersonville, possession of marijuana

Anna Maria Spears, 45, Louisville, aid/induce/cause person less than 21 to unlawfully enter riverboat gambling operation

Benjermain D. Avery, 27, 4300 block of U.S. 150, Palmyra, violation of rule adopted by director

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