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April 13, 2022

April 13, 2022
April 13, 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

Causing catastrophic injury when operating a motor vehicle with a schedule I or II, involuntary manslaughter – death occurs while defendant commits or attempts a Class A misdemeanor, possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams — Devin Leigh Devore, 41, 1000 block of S.R. 62 NE, Corydon.

Operating a vehicle with an alcohol concentration equivalent to 0.15 or more but where defendant has a prior conviction — Byron D. Baldridge, 33, Louisville.

Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams — Rex A. Rutherford, 51, 400 block of Big Indian Road NE, Corydon; Nicolas R. Traughber, 42, Floyds Knobs; Hilda Troutman, 65, 800 block of Pflanz Drive, Corydon.

Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, unlawful possession or use of a legend drug — Heather Dawn Cole, 43, 800 block of Bonnie Boulevard NW, Corydon.

Possession of methamphetamine – amount is between 10 and 28 grams, possession of methamphetamine – amount is between 5 and 10 grams — Chad Steven Farnsley, 48, 6800 block of Rita Lane, Georgetown.

Unlawful possession or use of a legend drug – knowingly possesses or uses X, a legend drug (two counts) — Monica L. Witzer, 28, Hardinsburg.

Misdemeanors

Criminal trespass – defendant doesn’t have contractual interest in property — Patricia Marie Ebersold, 61, 600 block of Sky Way Drive, Corydon.

Cruelty to an animal – defendant has custody of a vertebrate animal and recklessly, knowingly or intentionally abandons or neglects the animal – commits cruelty to an animal (26 counts) — John Anthony Starkey, 36, 2600 block of Whippoorwill Lane, Corydon; Savanna L. Starkey, 31, 2600 block of Whippoorwill Lane, Corydon.

Domestic battery — Gary Edward Richard, 66, 2600 block of Hooptown Road, Laconia.

False government identification —Seby L. Silestri, 32, Louisville.

Invasion of privacy – violates protective order — Duane Eli Mathes, 36, 7400 block of Corydon-Ramsey Road, Corydon.

Knowingly or intentionally operates a motor vehicle without ever receiving a license — Jose Ulises-Milvillasec, 30, 2100 block of New Middletown Road SE, Corydon.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to 0.15 or more, leaving the scene of an accident – driver fails to immediately stop at the scene, operating a vehicle while intoxicated — Byron D. Baldridge, 33, Louisville.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, knowingly possesses an instrument, a pipe, used for introducing into a person, habitual offender — Devin Leigh Devore, 41, 1000 block of S.R. 62 NE, Corydon.

Possession of marijuana — Heather Dawn Cole, 43, 800 block of Bonnie Boulevard NW, Corydon; Nicolas R. Traughber, Floyds Knobs.

Possession of paraphernalia — Hilda Troutman, 65, 800 block Pflanz Drive, Corydon.

Possession of paraphernalia (two counts) — Chad Steven Farnsley, 48, 6800 block of Rita Lane, Georgetown.

Reckless driving – drives at unreasonable high or low speed so to endanger safety — Calvin Stumler, 18, 7500 block of U.S. 150, Fredericksburg.

Theft — Rebecca J. White, 56, 10600 block of Melinee Ott Road, Georgetown.

Dispositions

David W. Burke, 47, 1100 block of Jacob Lane, Central, unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, 344-day sentence with credit for 258 days, 730 days to home incarceration program with credit for 122 actual days and 41 credit days

Kelly M. Hibbs, 40, New Albany, unlawful possession of a syringe, 540-day sentence with credit for eight days, 524 days suspended, 18 months probation

Richard L. Beckman, 53, English, possession of methamphetamine – the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, 365-day sentence with credit for two days, 363 days suspended, 363 days probation

Cody A. Buess, 27, 1100 block of Red Oak Court NW, Corydon, exploitation of endangered adult, 360-day sentence with credit for three days, 354 days suspended, 12 months probation

Sandra Diane Froman, 52, New Albany, dealing in methamphetamine between 1 and 5 grams, 2,160-day sentence with credit for 461 days, 1,640 days suspended, 545 days on home incarceration program, four years probation

Heather Dawn Cole, 43, 800 block of Bonnie Boulevard NW, Corydon, failure to return to lawful detention, 360-day sentence with credit for 179 days, to serve concurrent with prior sentences

Dissolutions of marriage

Candice Lawson and Norman Lawson

Jessica Schnellenberger and Damon Schnellenberger

Tracy Miller and Derek Miller

Christopher Hickel and Anita Hickel

Nellie Eldridge and Troy Eldridge

Cory Paulley and Kailee Paulley

Brandy Feller and Christopher Scott

Mikayla Taylor and Tyler Hall

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