News of Record: 11/8

Editor’s note: The date of occurrence of the cases that the following court and traffic rulings document may be six months or more prior to today’s publication. Some synopsized sentences may have already been served.


Circuit Court

Divorces granted:

• Kiersten Davis and Casey Davis

• Maria D. Lopez and Roberto Antonio Lopez

• Tressie Misna and Alex Misna

• Cassandra K. Bass Contreras and Luis Sanchez Contreras

• Jennifer Lynn Vonderheide and Daniel Dru Vonderheide

• James R. Montgomery and Sharon Kay Monthomery

 

Criminal

• Jose Rodriguez Martinez, 26, 505 W. Village Court, Jasper, Level 6 felony domestic battery, sentenced last week to 400 days in the Dubois County Security Center with a jail credit of 111 days.

• Christopher C. Jones, 40, 9933 N. Hickory Grove Road, Dubois, Level 4 felony unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, sentenced last week to 2,190 days in the Indiana Department of Correction with a jail credit of 131 days and 1,280 days suspended to supervised probation. Defendant may serve first 730 days of the executed sentence on work release and last 180 days on adult day reporting.


Superior Court


Criminal

• Andrew W. Lyon, 38, Loogootee, Level 6 felony theft, sentenced last weeek to 120 days in the Dubois County Security Center with a jail credit of 27 days.

• Zachary R. Hoppenjans, 26, 505 Sycamore Manor, Jasper, misdemeanor public intoxication, sentenced last weeek to 180 days in the Dubois County Security Center with a jail credit of one day, suspended to 363 days supervised probation and 40 hours community service.

• Araceli Beltran, 27, 505 Village Court, Jasper, misdemeanor driving while having never been licensed, sentenced last week to 365 days in the Dubois County Security Center suspended to probation.

• Melony R. Fowler, 40, Holtonville, Level 6 felony unlawful possession of a legend (prescription) drug and misdemeanor driving while suspended (prior), possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia, sentenced last week to 547 days in the Dubois County Security Center with a jail credit of 25 days and 497 days suspended to supervised probation.

• Camasia M. Brames, 27, 603 S. Main St., Huntingburg, misdemeanor operating while intoxicated, sentenced last week to 365 days in the Dubois County Security Center suspended to supervised probation.

• Humberto Gonzalez, 35, 1229 W. Sixth St., Jasper, misdemeanor driving while having never been licensed, ordered last week to pay fines and costs in the amount of $221.

• Erik J. Whitledge, 32, French Lick, misdemeanor driving while suspended (prior), sentenced last week to 10 days in the Dubois County Security Center with a jail credit of three days.

• Felecia J. Cole, 58, 1314 Jackson St., Jasper, misdemeanor driving while suspended (prior), sentenced last week to 365 days in the Dubois County Security Center with a jail credit of three days and 359 suspended to supervised probation.

• Sandra K. Cox, 67, 274 Third Ave., Jasper, misdemeanor operating while intoxicated, sentenced last week to 365 days in the Dubois County Security Center with a jail credit of three days and 359 days suspended to supervised probation and 40 hours community service.

• Felecia J. Cole, 58, 1314 Jackson St., Jasper, misdemeanor operating while intoxicated, sentenced last week to 365 days in the Dubois County Security Center with a jail credit of two days and 361 days suspended to supervised probation and 40 hours community service.

• Jose Rodriguez Martinez, 26, 505 W. Village Court, Jasper, Level 6 felony domestic battery, sentenced last week to 400 days in the Dubois County Security Center with a jail credit of 111 days.

• Jordan M. Vaughn, 21, Winslow, misdemeanor minor consuming, sentenced last week to 60 days in the Dubois County Security Center suspended to 365 days supervised probation and 24 hours community service.

• Richard E. Dooley III, 23, 19522 N. Spencer County Road 700E, Dale, Level 5 felony trafficking with an inmate, sentenced last week to 730 days in the Indiana Department of Correction suspended to 730 days supervised probation.

• Abigail E. Guessfeld, 41, Evansville, misdemeanor operating while intoxicated, sentenced last week to 60 days in the Dubois County Security Center suspended to 365 days supervised probation to be transferred to Warrick County and 40 hours community service.

• Felix F. Munoz, 53, 132 E. 36th St., Jasper, misdemeanor theft, sentenced last week to four days at the Dubois County Security Center for failing to complete community service after a June sentencing.

• Brandon S. Bullock, 34, 4119 W. 400N, Jasper, Level 6 felony possession of methamphetamine, sentenced last week to 158 days in the Dubois County Security Center with a jail credit of 79 days. The sentence is now complete.

• Brandon S. Bullock, 34, 4119 W. 400N, Jasper, misdemeanor driving while suspended (prior), sentenced last week to two days in the Dubois County Security Center with a jail credit of one day with the sentence now complete.

• Chad A. Cowan, 31, 1426 Newton St., Jasper, misdemeanor dealing marijuana, sentenced last week to 365 days in the Dubois County Security Center with a jail credit of one day suspended to 100 days on home detention with electronic monitoring and 263 days supervised probation.

• Luis A. Benitez, 57, 406 U.S. 231S, Huntingburg, Level 6 felony auto theft and possession of methamphetamine, plus misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, case dismissed last week as part of plea agreement with defendant agreeing he has no right to 2007 Mercedes Benz 350 seized as part of the case, with said vehicle to be returned to the owner of record.

• William L. Napier, 54, 12733 Yellowbanks Trail, Dale, Level 6 felony operating while intoxicated, sentenced last week to 545 days in the Dubois County Security Center with a jail credit of one day suspended to 543 days home detention with electronic monitoring.

• Brandon S. Bullock, 34, 1002 Terrace Ave., Jasper, Level 6 felony methamphetamine possession and misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia, case dismissed last week as part of a plea agreement.

• Carl F. Young, 52, Oakland City, Level 4 felony dealing a narcotic drug, Level 6 felony possession of a narcotic drug, unlawful possession of a syringe and resisting law enforcement, plus misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia, case dismissed with prejudice last week and defendant ordered discharged.

• Richard E. Dooley III, 23, 19522 N. Spencer County Road 700E, Dale, Level 5 felony operating while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury, sentenced last week to 1,460 days in the Indiana Department of Correction with a jail credit of 207 days. The first 264 days will be served at the Dubois County Security Center followed by 920 days on work release and driver’s license suspended for 1,095 days.

• Christopher C. Jones, 40, 9933 N. Hickory Grove Road, Dubois, Level 4 felony unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, sentenced last week to 2,190 days in the Indiana Department of Correction with a jail credit of 131 days. Defendant may serve first 730 days of the executed sentence on work release and the last 180 days on adult day reporting with 1,280 days suspended to supervised probation.


Citations

• Fined $141 and costs for speeding: Athena C. Hanner, 23, Bedford; Amanda G. Gudof, 34, St. Meinrad; Lukas A. Powell, 31, Winslow; Jeremy K. Bray, 30, Allendale, Illinois; Michael L. Sims, 59, Palmyra, Illinois.

• Fined $141 and costs for driving left of center: Brittany J. Fuhs, 26, Jasper.

• Fined $141 and costs for no valid driver’s license: James T. Walker, 51, Tell City.

• Fined $141 and costs for disregarding a stop sign and no valid driver’s license: Karina G. Lopez, 24, Evansville.

• Fined $141 and costs for learner’s permit violation: Damian Young, 15, and Gustavo A. Ramirez, 17, both of Jasper.

• Fined $141 and costs for failure to register: Jason P. Steckler, 27, Huntingburg.

• Fined $141 and costs for expired plates: Riley H. Kerr, 22, Jasper.

• Fined $141 and costs for driving while suspended: Christa M. Couch, 33, Radcliff, Kentucky.

• Fined $141 and costs for following too closely: Michael J. Vaal, 43, Loogootee; Kenwyn A. Zehr, 39, Huntingburg.

• Fined $141 and costs for improper display of license plate: Cristian A. Abarca Flores, 23, Huntingburg.

• Fined $25 for seat belt violations: Douglas Glyn, 64, Tennyson; Tyhler Garrison, 21, Loogootee; Mark G. Hanselman, 60, Zachary W. Monroe, 29, and Natali D. Bolanos, 27, all of Jasper; Lawrence L. Howard, 55, Seymour; Wesley A. Keusch, 17, Huntingburg.

• Traffic cases — entered pretrial diversion program last week with $192.50 fee:

• Speeding — Patrick H. Kempf, 62, St. Anthony; Jacqueline A. Scherle, 54, Jasper; Richard A. Ivy, 51, Washington; Chance C. Covert, 30, Zionsville; Alex B. Hay, 32, Owensboro, Kentucky; Paige C. Hadley, 18, Velpen.




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