For The Record: 8/1


JASPER — A Wednesday afternoon complaint about a man slumped over the steering wheel of a minivan on 28th Street west of Newton Street resulted in an arrest.

The Jasper Police Department located the teal minivan mentioned in the 5:53 p.m. call and reported the man, 47-year-old Everett Lagenour, of 4119 W. 1150S, Huntingburg, was intoxicated (blood alcohol content .21 percent). Officers said two children were inside the vehicle with Lagenour.

Jasper police arrested Lagenour and charged him with two Class D felony counts of neglect of a dependent and a misdemeanor count of public intoxication.

Authorities booked Lagenour into the Dubois County Security Center at 8:05 p.m.


HUNTINGBURG — Kristi L. Bernardi, 22, of 609 E. Fifth St., was arrested at 5:47 p.m. Wednesday by Huntingburg Police Department officers who charged her with a Class D felony count of battery in the presence of a child.

Bernardi was arrested after police responding to the report of a disturbance at a residence determined Bernardi had been in a physical altercation with another woman. Police also reported that three children had been present.

Authorities booked Bernardi into the county security center at 7:07 p.m.


HUNTINGBURG — Both vehicles were towed from the scene of a Saturday afternoon accident worked by the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department.

Vicki M. Spencer, 60, Owensboro, was driving a 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan and attempted to turn south onto U.S. 231 from a private drive 500 feet north of Airport Road when the accident occurred at 5:57 p.m., according to police.

A deputy said Spencer failed to see a northbound 2003 Honda CRV driven by 48-year-old Brian Ernst, of 635 Hartford Drive, Jasper, when she proceeded. Ernst attempted to evade Spencer’s minivan but the Dodge struck the passenger side of his Honda, according to police.

Total damage was estimated at between $2,500 and $5,000.

Wreckers from Kars and Uebelhor & Sons assisted.

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