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Sept. 7, 2022

Sept. 7, 2022
Sept. 7, 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

Failure to register as a sex or violent offender but where defendant has a prior conviction β€” Nicholas M. Dailey, 28, New Albany.

Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, possession of a narcotic drug β€” Vanessa A. Cahill, 37, 8500 block of S.R. 337 NW, Depauw.

Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, possession of paraphernalia β€” Angela R. Chanley, 54, 300 block of Ridley Street, Corydon.

Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, unlawful possession or use of a legend drug – knowingly possesses or uses X, a legend drug β€” Desiree Nichole Kolter, 27, New Albany; Dakota Mitchell McKnight, 29, 6900 block of Deatricks Road, Elizabeth.

Possession of methamphetamine – this is the basic offense and for any amount below 5 grams, unlawful possession of a syringe β€” Jessie M. Shepard, 44, 100 block of Cruse Loop, Corydon.

Theft of a firearm β€” Chadwick W. Wood, 35, 7000 block of East S.R. 11 SE, Elizabeth.

Unlawful possession or use of a legend drug – knowingly possesses or uses X, a legend drug β€” Sarah N. Gordon, 36, 7600 block of Golden Davis Road, New Salisbury.

Misdemeanors

Battery β€” Jason E. Steiner, 48, 3600 block of Pleasure Ridge Road SE, Corydon.

Domestic battery, criminal mischief β€” Christopher Corbin, 23, Corydon.

Invasion of privacy – violated a protective order, possession of marijuana (two counts), possession of paraphernalia β€” Dakota Mitchell McKnight, 29, 6900 block of Deatricks Road, Elizabeth.

Operating a vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to 0.15 or more, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person β€” Michael Beswick, 24, Taylorsville, Ky.; Jacob Thomas Cummings, 23, Brandenburg, Ky.

Operating a vehicle with alcohol concentration equivalent to 0.15 or more, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, leaving the scene of an accident – driver fails to immediately stop at the scene β€” Marlie E. Vessels, 23, Upton, Ky.

Possession of marijuana (two counts), possession of paraphernalia β€” Desiree Nichole Kolter, 27, New Albany.

Possession of paraphernalia β€” Sarah N. Gordon, 36, 7600 block of Golden Davis Road, New Salisbury.

Public intoxication – harassing, annoying or alarming β€” Jason R. Pierce, 40, 700 block of S.R. 62, Corydon.

Theft β€” Elizabeth Lyndsey, 47, Louisville.

Theft, criminal mischief β€” Bryan C. Mays, 30, 11000 block of Majestic Lane SW, Elizabeth.

Unauthorized entry of a motor vehicle β€” Chadwick W. Wood, 35, 7000 block of East S.R. 11Β  SE, Elizabeth.

Dispositions

Jeffery T. Morris Jr., 36, Pekin, reckless driving, 60-day sentence with credit for four days, 52 days suspended, six months probation

Vinessa Danielle Bean, 25, 2500 block of Hooptown Road SE, Laconia, unlawful possession of a syringe, 365-day sentence with credit for 106 days, 259 days suspended; criminal mischief, 180-day sentence with 180 days suspended, to serve consecutive with prior sentence, 439 days probation

Mark Steven Manwaring, 67, 2100 block of Kennedy-Mott Drive NW, Depauw, public intoxication – endangers his life, 180 days probation

Joshua Richard Hauft, 39, Newburgh, operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, one year probation

Susan K. Flick, 45, 2800 block of Bishopgate Drive, New Salisbury, public intoxication – endangers her life, one year probation

Rhonda J. Newbern, 46, 6100 block of Lincoln Springs Road NW, Depauw, reckless driving, 15-day sentence with credit for two days

Vernon E. Owens Jr., 42, Salem, false identity statement with intent to mislead public servants, 94-day sentence with credit for 47 days

James S. Hood, 27, New Albany, possession of a controlled substance – schedule I, II, III or IV, 360-day sentence with credit for 37 days, 286 days suspended, 286 days probation

Ronald D. Spells, 42, Shepherdsville, Ky., nonsupport of a dependent child, 730-day sentence with 730 days suspended, 730 days probation, to serve consecutive with a prior sentence

Stephen Allen Westfall Jr., 47, 2800 block of Harrison-Heth Road SW, Corydon, domestic battery, 360-day sentence with credit for 78 days, 204 days suspended, 204 days probation

Dexter R. Pigg Jr., 46, 4500 block of Wilson Drive NE, Palmyra, dealing in methamphetamine between 1 and 5 grams, eight-year sentence with credit for 83 days, six years suspended, six years 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:

Sergey D. Dunbar, 26, 100 block of Kasey Lane NW, Corydon, domestic battery with bodily injury to pregnant woman, domestic battery committed in the presence of a child less than 16 years old

Patricia Marie Ebersold, 61, 600 block of Sky Way Drive, Corydon, criminal trespass

Erica B. Price, 23, 3400 block of S.R. 62, Corydon, possession of marijuana

Trystian Lee Anderson, 20, 4800 block of New Middletown-Elizabeth Road, Elizabeth, auto theft

Sharon J. Martin, 55, 3500 block of Glidas Road SW, Mauckport, leaving the scene of an accident

Sanaa Persephone Utley, 19, Cincinnati, possession of marijuana, speeding

Gary Wayne Messer, 43, 3900 block of S.R. 11, Lanesville, possession of marijuana

Lanse E. Parr, 23, Louisville, theft

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