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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

Criminal recklessness committed with a deadly weapon — Joshua  W. Linton, 41, 12000 block of Rosiegayle Drive, Palmyra.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior conviction within seven years — Nathan Orwick Fey, 22, 400 block of South Capitol Avenue, Corydon.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior conviction within seven years, operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person with a prior conviction within seven years — Jay B. Kennison, 52, 300 block of Indiana Avenue, Milltown.

Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams — Joshua J. Childers, 37, Demotte; John Julius Flannery, 58, 11500 block of S.R. 135 NE, New Salisbury; John A. Ussery Jr., 39, Louisville.

Sexual misconduct with a minor – defendant has intercourse with or engages in other sexual act (two counts) — Charles W. Dowell III, 23, no address.

Misdemeanors

Battery resulting in bodily injury, battery — Denise Gale Emily, 54, 4400 block of Pleasure Ridge Road, Corydon.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated — Jay B. Kennison, 52, 300 block of Indiana Avenue, Milltown.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated, operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person — Nathan Orwick Fey, 22, 400 block of South Capitol Avenue, Corydon.

Possession of a controlled substance – Schedule I, II, III or IV — Betty Jo Cherry, 48, 1500 block of Woods Chapel Lane, Ramsey.

Possession of marijuana — Joshua J. Childers, 37, Demotte.

Possession of marijuana, dealing in marijuana — Steven Oran Austin, 23, Louisville; Joshua W. Linton, 41, 12000 block of Rosiegayle Drive, Palmyra.

Possession of paraphernalia — John A. Ussery Jr., 39, Louisville.

Resisting law enforcement – defendant knowingly or intentionally forcibly resists — James W. Mott, 49, 4100 block of Buck Creek Valley Road, Corydon.

Theft, unauthorized entry of a motor vehicle, criminal mischief — Nicole L. Ferguson, 38, New Albany.

Dispositions

Ashley Nicole Jeffries, 38, Marengo, possession of methamphetamine – the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, 540-day sentence with credit for three days, 534 days suspended, 18 months probation; possession of methamphetamine – the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, 540-day sentence with 540 days suspended, 18 months probation, to serve concurrent with prior sentence

Charles R. Pittman, 43, 3800 block of Mount Solomon Road NW, Corydon, possession of methamphetamine – the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, 540-day sentence with credit for three days, 537 days suspended, 18 months probation

Jason Andrew Briscoe, 37, Pekin, possession of methamphetamine – the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, 360-day sentence with 360 days suspended, 12 months probation; escape, 360-day sentence with 360 days suspended, 12 months probation, to serve consecutive with prior sentence

Tony L. Bentley, 58, Livermore, Ky., possession of methamphetamine – the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, 545-day sentence with credit for three days, 539 days suspended; failure to return to lawful detention, 545-day sentence with 545 days suspended to serve concurrent with prior sentence

Charles Anthony Rennirt, 41, 1700 block of Dogwood Drive NE, New Salisbury, intimidation – threatens in retaliation for a prior lawful act, no-contact order in place, one year probation

Rebecca L. Townsend, 30, 3100 block of Fairdale Road, Ramsey, possession of a narcotic drug, 540-day sentence with credit for 23 days, 517 days suspended, 16 months probation

Christopher F. Leonard, 22, 9200 block of Posey Drive, Elizabeth, resisting law enforcement, 138-day sentence with credit for 69 days, zero days suspended

Amy B. Osborne, 50, Thomas Street, Corydon, unlawful possession or use of a legend drug, 360-day sentence with credit for 10 days, 340 days suspended, 340 days probation

Steven Craig Williams, 29, Charlestown, identity deception, 365-day sentence with credit for 12 days, 341 days suspended, 12 months probation

Daniel Lyn Bowling, 36, 2800 block of Canterbury Drive NE, New Salisbury, possession of methamphetamine – the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, 540-day sentence with 540 days suspended, 540 days probation

Carla Michelle Nall, Leavenworth, possession of methamphetamine – the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, 350-day sentence with credit for 350 days

Camden L. Newton, 38, Louisville, resisting law enforcement, 365-day sentence with credit for one day, 363 days suspended, one year probation

Kristina Lee Sellers, 30, New Albany, reckless driving – speed endangers safety or property, 60-day sentence with credit for two days, 56 days suspended, 12 months probation

Cody Christopher Malone Vance, 26, Louisville, operating a vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to at least 0.08 but less than 0.15, 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:

Kayla Lea Brear, 28, New Albany, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia

Shannon Houchin, 59, Paoli, possession of methamphetamine – the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, possession of paraphernalia

Sara Beth Froman, 43, Grantsburg, theft

Blake M. Gibbs, 19, Charlestown, possession of marijuana

Mary A. Pippen Dreyer, 41, Louisville, unlawful possession of a syringe

Alexander Levi Wilson, 25, Jeffersonville, possession of marijuana

Benjamin Waldo, 39, 3100 block of Simler Road SE, Corydon, battery committed in the presence of a child less than 16 years old, domestic battery

Jessy Colton Foster, 30, Selmer, Tenn., battery

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