News of Record: 2/21

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:

• Dawn Rose Reuber and Joseph R. Reuber Jr.

Criminal

• Chad A. Taylor, 34, 318 N. Jackson St., Huntingburg, Level 5 felony domestic battery resulting in serious bodily injury, case dismissed last week.

• Dylan J. Achbach, 19, 415 S. Truman Road, Jasper, Level 5 felony obstruction of justice, sentenced last week to 730 days in the Dubois County Security Center in a sentence that may be served on work release.

• Dylan J. Achbach, 19, 415 S. Truman Road, Jasper, Level 5 felony escape, sentenced last week to 1,460 days in the Indiana Department of Correction.

• Dylan J. Achbach, 19, 415 S. Truman Road, Jasper, Level 3 felony aggravated battery and Level 5 felony domestic battery by means of a deadly weapon, sentenced last week to 3,650 days in the Indiana Department of Correction with a jail credit of 249 days.

• Dylan J. Achbach, 19, 415 S. Truman Road, Jasper, Level 6 felony strangulation, sentenced last week to 365 days in the Dubois County Security Center suspended to 363 days supervised probation.

• Anthony A. Coalter, 53, Grandview, Level 6 felony domestic battery, sentenced last week to 365 days in the Dubois County Security Center suspended to 359 days supervised probation. Defendant may reduce the offense to a Class A misdemeanor if he successfully completes all terms of probation.

• Jason P. Houchins, 45, 511 E. 19th St., Huntingburg, Level 5 felony domestic battery resulting in bodily injury to a person less than 14 years of age, sentenced last week to 1,095 days in the Indiana Department of Correction suspended to 1,092 days of supervised probation.

• Dominique J. Pointer, 24, Evansville, Level 6 felony resisting law enforcement, possession of marijuana and dealing marijuana, sentenced last week to 730 days in the Dubois County Security Center suspended to 722 days supervised probation.


Editor’s note: The following criminal cases involving defendants being cited directly into court were filed last week.

• Christopher M. Lee, 48, 3831 W. Portersville Road, Jasper, Level 6 felony failure to register as a sex or violent offender.


Superior Court

Criminal

• Patricia K. Wright, 57, 258 Baden Strasse, Jasper, Level 6 felony theft, sentenced last week to 60 days in the Dubois County Security Center with a jail credit of 23 days.

• Derek T. Breitwieser, 29, 7424 N. Cuzco Road North, French Lick, sentenced last week to 180 days in the Dubois County Security Center suspended to 365 days supervised probation and 40 hours community service.

• Andrea L. Kiesel, 34, Evansville, misdemeanor operating while intoxicated, sentenced last week to 365 days suspended to 361 days supervised probation transferred to Vanderburgh County.

• Jeromy W. Malone, 48, 508 Village Court, Jasper, misdemeanor possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia, sentenced last week to 180 days in the Dubois County Security Center suspended to 180 days supervised probation and 24 hours community service.

• Matthew A. Martin, 35, Lewisport, Kentucky, Level 6 felony possession of methamphetamine, sentenced last week to 272 days in the Dubois County Security Center with a jail credit of 136 days making the sentence complete.

• Joshua R. Cummins, 31, 314 W. Ninth St., Jasper, misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia, sentenced last week to two days in the Dubois County Security Center with a jail credit of one day making the sentence complete.

• Joshua R. Cummins, 31, 314 W. Ninth St., Jasper, Level 6 felony possession of methamphetamine, sentenced last week to 400 days in the Indiana Department of Correction with 100 days to be served in the Dubois County Security Center and the remaining 300 days to be on work release.

• Joshua R. Cummins, 31, 314 W. Ninth St., Jasper, misdemeanor driving while suspended (prior), ordered last week to pay fines and costs in the amount of $261.

• Anthony Matthews, 52, 809 E. First Ave., Huntingburg, misdemeanor operating a vehicle with a Schedule I or II controlled substance or its metabolite in the body, sentenced last week to 60 days in the Dubois County Security Center suspended to 56 days on work release.

• Steven M. Bell II, 47, 911 S. State Road 145, Birdseye, misdemeanor operating while intoxicated (two counts), found not guilty on both counts in court trial concluded last week.

• Juan C. Avalos, 36, 902 Clay St., Huntingburg, misdemeanor driving while suspended (prior), case dismissed last week pursuant to a plea agreement.

• Carol L. Sizemore, 33, 4044 Manor Drive, Jasper, misdemeanor disorderly conduct, case settled last week with an agreed resolution.

• Carol L. Sizemore, 33, 4044 Manor Drive, Jasper, Level 5 felony possession of a narcotic drug and neglect of a dependent, Level 6 felony unlawful possession of a legend (prescription) drug, and misdemeanor possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia, sentenced last week to six years in the Indiana Department of Correction with a jail credit of 92 days. Court orders defendant into purposeful incarceration program. Upon successful completion, the court will consider a modification of the sentence.

• Michael A. Gross, 44, 928 S. Balthazar Drive, Santa Claus, Level 3 felony dealing methamphetamine, Level 5 felony possession of a narcotic drug, Level 6 felony theft of a firearm and misdemeanor carrying a handgun without a license, sentenced last week to eight years in the Indiana Department of Correction with a jail credit of two days. Court orders defendant into purposeful incarceration program. Upon successful completion, the court will consider a modification of the sentence. Defendant to pay restitution in the amount of $1,000.

• Austin Williams, 20, 613 E. Bretz St., Huntingburg, Level 6 felony resisting law enforcement and misdemeanor criminal recklessness, sentenced last week to 547 days in the Dubois County Security Center suspended to 511 days supervised probation and 40 hours community service.

• Katie M. Stemply, 20, 1917 Mill St., Jasper, misdemeanor operating while intoxicated and possession of marijuana, sentenced last week to 365 days in the Dubois County Security Center suspended to 181 days supervised probation and 180 days on home detention with electronic monitoring.

• Samantha J. Striegel, 32, 423 E. 14th St., Jasper, misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, operating a vehicle with a Schedule I or II controlled substance in the body and driving while suspended (prior), sentenced last week to 365 days in the Dubois County Security Center with a jail credit of 141 days leaving 83 additional days to serve in the security center.

• Samantha J. Striegel, 32, 423 E. 14th St., Jasper, Level 6 felony unlawful possession of a syringe, sentenced last week to 240 days in the Dubois County Security Center in a sentence that may be served on work release.

• Samantha J. Striegel, 32, 423 E. 14th St., Jasper, Level 6 felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia, sentenced last week to 365 days in the Dubois County Security Center suspended to 365 days supervised probation.

• Curtis D. Rodgers, 36, no address available, Level 5 felony operating a motor vehicle after forfeiture of license for life and Level 6 felony possession of methamphetamine, case dismissed last week pursuant to a plea agreement.


Editor’s note: The following criminal cases involving defendants being cited directly into court were filed last week.

• Monica A. Meeks, 56, 1308 Vine St., Jasper, misdemeanor passing a school bus when its arm signal is extended, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

• Kyle D. Trail, 24, Evansville, misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia.

• Daniel A. Sandoval, 22, 206 E. 12th St., Huntingburg, misdemeanor driving while suspended (prior).

• Gregory A. Woods, 46, 4452 S. 50E, Huntingburg, misdemeanor leaving the scene of an accident.

• Charles L. Turner, 28, French Lick, misdemeanor driving while suspended (prior).

• Kyle A. Gudorf, 8712 N. 900E, Dubois, misdemeanor theft.

• Brenda M. Atkins-Carter, 305 E. First Ave., Huntingburg, Level 6 unlawful possession of a legend (prescription) drug plus misdemeanor possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

• Corey J. Turpin, 243 W. 13th St., Ferdinand, Level 6 felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia.

• Corey J. Turpin, 243 W. 13th St., Ferdinand, misdemeanor possession of marijuana.

• Steven White, Evansville, misdemeanor leaving the scene of an accident.

• Robert G. McKinney, 40, 314 E. 15th St., Jasper, misdemeanor possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

• Brandon L. Staggs, 409 W. Ninth St., Jasper, misdemeanor possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

• Fanny Lopez Alanis, 609 Church Ave., Huntingburg, misdemeanor theft.

• Araceli Beltran, 505 Village Court, Jasper, Level 6 felony resisting law enforcement, plus misdemeanor passing a school bus when arm signal is extended and driving while suspended (prior).

• Michael J. Weathers, 34, Washington, misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia, plus an infraction for driving while suspended.

• Ryan M. Hulen, 42, 414 W. Seventh St., Jasper, Level 6 felony possession of a narcotic drug.

Small claims

• Procol Inc, Jasper, vs Jeffrey Ruckriegel, Jasper, default judgment last week in favor of Procol in the amount of $6,750 plus interest.

• Superior Insulation vs Alberto Barrios, Jasper, default judgment last week in favor of Superior in the amount of $272.59 plus interest.

• Rent-A-Center, Jasper, vs Megan Verkamp, Birdseye, default judgment last week in favor of Rent-A-Center in the amount of $1,500.

Citations

• Fined $141 and costs for speeding: Latrice L. White, 38, Lochbuie, Colorado; John R. Kemker, 16, Jasper; Joseph Ybarra, 32, Huntingburg.

• Fined $138 and costs for unlawful possession of tobacco by a minor: Dalton T. Streicher, 17, Ferdinand; Calvin T. Jordan, 15, Jasper; Alexandra Voegerl, 16, Birdseye; Brae Holmes, 15, Schnellville.

• Fined $141 and costs for failure to yield: Austin Seng, 25, Dubois.

• Fined $141 and costs for driving while suspended: Samuel J. Hertel, 46, and Sonny J. Flock, 42, both of Huntingburg.

• Fined $141 and costs for expired plates: Jordan L. Leatherman, 19, Ferdinand.

• Fined $141 and costs for failure to register: Christi C. Carie, 60, Jasper.

• Fined $141 and costs for left of center: Marvin E. Maxey, 72, Holland.

• Fined $141 and costs for following too closely: Brian J. Callahan, 40, Jasper.

• Fined $141 and costs for no insurance and following too closely: Dean O. Mullis, 52, Bristow.

• Fined $138 and costs for failure to register an off-road vehicle: Kole Terwiske, 17, Otwell.

• Fined $25 and costs for seat belt violation: Joseph A. Frank, 32, and John L. Werner, 58, both of Jasper.

• Fined $141 and costs for disregarding a stop sign: Joseph A. Frank, 32, Jasper.

• Fined $141 and costs for false plate: Zola P. Brown, 49, Montgomery.

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

• Speeding — Anna M. Hostetter, 70, Jasper; Branden J. Millican, 37, Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri; Ralph D. Lee, 69, Evansville; Haylie D. Dennis, 25, Georgetown, Kentucky; Mary M. Messmer, 46, Dale; Viktor S. Jacob II, 20, Narberth, Pennsylvania; Lea A. Weathers, 35, Winslow; Haley L. Ellerman, 25, Vincennes.

• Disregarding a stop sign — Nancy K. Huebner, 60, Jasper.

• Improper passing on the left — Terry A. Garrison II, 44, Boonville.

• Driving too fast for conditions — Jacob A. Ruxer, 21, Jasper.




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