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May 25, 2022

May 25, 2022
May 25, 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

Domestic battery committed in the presence of a child less than 16 years old β€” Lisa Marie Kappell, 42, Sellersburg.

Failure to return to lawful detention β€” Gregory Hicks, 31, 9100 block of Ripperdan Valley Road SW, Mauckport.

Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams β€” Maxie E. Hughes, 70, Louisville.

Possession of a narcotic drug β€” Joseph E. Murphy, 38, 1300 block of Country Club Road, Corydon.

Possession of a narcotic drug, possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, identity deception β€” Brandi Nicole Ferrell, 37, Guston, Ky.

Resisting law enforcement – defendant uses a vehicle β€” Shawn F. Bruce, 37, 2700 block of Overlook Drive SW, Mauckport.

Theft – defendant has a prior conviction for either theft or conversion β€” Shawna Hessig, 29, Clarksville.

Misdemeanors

Check fraud – obtain property by issuing check or draft knowing it will not be honored, theft β€” Shawna Hessig, 29, Clarksville.

False identity statement with intent to mislead public servant, possession of paraphernalia β€” Brandi Nicole Ferrell, 37, Guston, Ky.

Knowingly or intentionally operates a motor vehicle without ever receiving a license, possession of paraphernalia β€” Joseph E. Murphy, 38, 1300 block of Country Club Road, Corydon.

Operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to at least 0.08 but less than 0.15 β€” Rhonda J. Newbern, 46, 6100 block of Lincoln Springs Road NW, Depauw.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, reckless driving – drives at unreasonable high or low speed so to endanger safety β€” Shawn F. Bruce, 37, 2700 block of Overlook Drive SW, Mauckport.

Possession of paraphernalia β€” Maxie E. Hughes, 70, Louisville.

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:

Cyshawn Lurice Jones, 31, Vine Grove, Ky., possession of marijuana

Andrew M. Holt, 20, Louisville, false government identification

Shannon D. Brown, 47, 2600 block of Sival Road NW, Ramsey, criminal recklessness committed with a deadly weapon

Gavin Dale Brown, 19, 2600 block of Sival Road NW, Ramsey, criminal recklessness committed with a deadly weapon

Ryan Dean Russell, 29, 900 block of Deer Ridge Way, New Salisbury, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia

Michael Jacob Wayne Morgan, 23, Greenville, possession of marijuana

Michael W. Mobley, 38, Brandenburg, resisting law enforcement – intentionally or forcibly resists, carrying a handgun without a license

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