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June 22, 2022

June 22, 2022
June 22, 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

Identity deception, theft – defendant has a prior conviction for either theft or conversion (two counts) β€” Jason Kent Smith, 30, Rome.

Intimidation – threat is to commit a forcible felony β€” Dominick R. Brienzi III, 36, 2100 block of Heritage Way NW, Corydon.

Possession of cocaine β€” Daniel Padilla, 24, Forest Park, Ga.

Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams β€” Christopher Michael Fowler, 44, 900 block of Pflanz Drive, Corydon; Raymond E. Gresham, 45, 600 block of Capitol Avenue, Corydon; Nicholas W. Smith, 38, Louisville.

Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, possession of a narcotic drug β€” Christopher R. Crawford, 37, 1400 block of Bethlehem Road, New Salisbury; Loretta R. Roach, 39, New Albany.

Rape when victim is unaware of the defendant’s actions β€” Aaron C. Stone, 42, no address given.

Sexual battery – victim compelled to submit by force or imminent threat of force β€” Randall Seacat, 64, 400 block of Wennings Road NE, New Salisbury.

Misdemeanors

Criminal mischief β€” Dylan Edwards, 23, 1200 block of Charles Street, Corydon.

Disorderly conduct – engages in fighting or tumultuous conduct, public intoxication – endangers his/her life β€” Raesean D. Bruce, 36, Louisville.

Disorderly conduct – engages in fighting or tumultuous conduct, public intoxication – endangers his/her life, operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person β€” Tasha Washington, 44, Louisville.

False identity statement with intent to mislead public servants, resisting law enforcement – defendant knowingly or intentionally flees from law enforcement β€” Gary Lee Cain, 43, 2800 block of S.R. 62, Corydon.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person β€” Joseph Alan Goldman, 69, 5600 block of North Moberly Road NW, Depauw.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to at least .08 but less than 0.15 β€” Erica Barnes, 25, 500 block of East Chestnut Street, Corydon.

Operating a vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to 0.15 or more, operating a vehicle while intoxicated β€” Daniel Padilla, 24, Forest Park, Ga.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to at least .08 but less than 0.15, operating a vehicle while intoxicated β€” Brett W. Huett, 47, 4000 block of Meriwether Lane, Corydon.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to 0.15 or more, operating a vehicle while intoxicated β€” Dwayne Brown, 31, 11400 block of Rabbit Hash Road, Elizabeth.

Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to 0.15 or more, domestic battery, battery resulting in bodily injury, operating a vehicle while intoxicated β€” Jeffrey T. Carpenter, 31, 7700 block of Pine Hill Drive SE, Elizabeth.

Possession of marijuana β€” Gary Wayne Messer, 43, 3900 block of S.R. 11, Lanesville; Nicholas W. Smith, 38, Louisville; Collin D. Thorlton, 46, Chicago.

Possession of paraphernalia β€” Christopher R. Crawford, 37, 1400 block of Bethlehem Road, New Salisbury; Raymond E. Gresham, 45, 600 block of Capitol Avenue, Corydon.

Possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia β€” Loretta R. Roach, 39, New Albany.

Theft (two counts) β€” Jason Kent Smith, 30, Rome; Wayne Donald Sweeney, 42, 2100 block of Quarry Road NW, Corydon.

Theft (nine counts) β€” Joshua D. Schnellenberger, 41, 4900 block of Emerson Lane NW, Depauw.

Dispositions

Russell B. Scholl, 39, 1300 block of Hillview Drive, Corydon, resisting law enforcement, 126-day sentence with credit for 126 days

Theresa L. Paris, 61, 100 block of Spencer Street NW, Depauw, reckless driving – speed, 180 days probation

Cassandra Leigh Montgomery, 35, English, possession of methamphetamine – the basic offense and amount is between 5 and 10 grams, 1,095-day sentence with credit for 129 days, 172 days suspended, 1,095 days probation

Michael S. Haas, 38, 6300 block of Cornell Court Drive, Georgetown, operating a vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to 0.08 or more with a prior conviction, 540-day sentence with credit for 86 days

Brian David Paige Jr., 24, Louisville, possession of marijuana, sentence to serve on weekends

Shawna Hessig, 29, Clarksville, theft with a prior conviction for either theft or conversion, 425-day sentence with 425 days suspended, 425 days probation, to serve consecutive with a prior sentence

Samuel Lee Bir Jr., 42, 4100 block of Williams Lane SW, Corydon, theft, 300 days probation

Michael W. Yarbrough, 51, 1300 block of North Street, New Salisbury, possession of methamphetamine – the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, 365-day sentence with credit for three days, 359 days suspended, 359 days probation

Jerry L. Reas, 63, 3100 block of Brown Cunningham Road, Corydon, reckless driving – speed, 60-day sentence with credit for two days, 56 days suspended, 180 days probation

Diversions

Aaron Allan Bower, 45, Jeffersonville, domestic battery

Charles W. Johnson, 26, Lexington, Ky., criminal trespass, disorderly conduct – fighting or tumultuous conduct

Dissolutions of marriage

Christopher Shaffer and Joann Shaffer (name restored to Bilar)

Tamara Owen and Stoye Owen Jr.

Ashley Cleary and Arthur Cleary

Douglas Wilder and Diana Wilder

Jeffery Hawkins and Robin Hawkins

Hanna Pope and Michael Pope

Moises Carbajal-Chongo and Tina Carbajal

Dana McConnell and Jason McConnell

Tammy Parker and Shawn Parker

Colleen Pegan (name restored to Branham) and Vincent Pegan

Jason Hill and Kelly Hill

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