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January 26, 2022

January 26, 2022
January 26, 2022
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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

Aggravated battery – assault poses a substantial risk of death, strangulation, domestic battery – defendant has a prior conviction — Duane Eli Mathes, 36, 7400 block of Corydon-Ramsey Road, Corydon.

Battery resulting in moderate bodily injury — Jerry Joe Pfoff, 55, 2200 block Heritage Way NW, Corydon.

Child molesting – fondling or touching with child under 14 (two counts) — Bryan K. Benso, 38, 2400 block of Scenic View Drive, Lanesville.

Failure to register as a sex or violent offender – defendant has a prior conviction, failure to register as a sex or violent offender — Dennis L. Vermillion, 61, Irvington, Ky.

Possession of cocaine, unlawful possession of a syringe — Jessica Jo Ater, 30, Hardinsburg.

Resisting law enforcement – defendant uses a vehicle — William D. Seay, 26, New Albany.

Theft – defendant has a prior conviction for either theft or conversion — Dylan Hiser, 24, New Albany.

Unlawful possession of a syringe — Michael Shane Frazier, 47, 11400 block of Main Street, Laconia; Raymond E. Gresham, 44, 600 block of North Capitol Avenue, Corydon.

Misdemeanors

Battery resulting in bodily injury, criminal mischief — Robert Brian Bean, 40, 3000 block of Valley View Road, Corydon.

Carrying a handgun without a license — William Edward Merideth III, 24, Fairdale, Ky.

Conversion, disorderly conduct – unreasonable noise — Laisha R. Smith, 32, 1100 block of Wildwood Loop NW, Corydon.

Domestic battery — Duane Eli Mathes, 36, 7400 block of Corydon-Ramsey Road, Corydon; Jerry Joe Pfoff, 55, 2200 block of Heritage Way, NW, Corydon.

Invasion of privacy – violates a protective order, possession of mariuana — Dylan James Pittman, 20, 3700 block of Mount Solomon Road NW, Corydon.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated — Russell L. Morgan, 47, Louisville.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle while intoxicated — Jacob Aaron Brazell, 27, New Albany.

Possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia — Jessica Jo Ater, 30, Hardinsburg.

Possession of paraphernalia — Michael Shane Frazier, 47, 11400 block of Main Street, Laconia; Raymond E. Gresham, 44, 600 block of North Capitol Avenue, Corydon.

Resisting law enforcement – defendant knowingly or intentionally forcibly resists — Stanley Richard Kern, 51, 2700 block of Old S.R. 135 SW, Corydon.

Resisting law enforcement – defendant knowingly or intentionally forcibly resists, public intoxication – breach of peace, disorderly conduct — Jonathan L. Fondow, 40, Elizabethtown, Ky.

Resisting law enforcement – defendant knowingly or intentionally flees from law enforcement, operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, possession of marijuana, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, reckless driving – drives at unreasonable high or low speed so to endanger safety, possession of paraphernalia — William D. Seay, 26, New Albany.

Theft, criminal mischief — Dylan Hiser, 24, New Albany.

Dissolutions of marriage

Melissa Batchelor (name restored to House) and Christopher Batchelor

Amy Neiter (name restored to Brunner) and David Neiter

Melissa Murphy (name restored to Dishman) and Corey Murphy

Elizabeth McCollum (name restored to Dowdle-Pitts) and Dalton McCollum

Christopher Nichols and Tara Nichols

Ernest Drury and Rebecca Drury

Nichole Molnar and Kirk Mays

Shannon Long and Theodore Swiczkowski

Deborah Taylor and John Taylor

Kayla Fluhr and Michael Fluhr

Jared Smith and Carlie Smith

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