News From Terre Haute, Indiana

May 7, 2013

Vigo County Jail Log: May 7, 2013

Staff Report
The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement on Monday and Tuesday, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges.


Melvin R. Bell, 28, 200 block of Kent Avenue, Terre Haute. Booked 8:46 a.m. Parole violation.

Mark Hoiseth, 46, 4400 block of South 12th Street, Terre Haute. Booked 12:50 p.m. Possession of methamphetamine (two counts), possession of marijuana/hash and possession of a controlled substance.

Judie D. Pruitt, 64, 3100 block of North 14 1/2 Street, Terre Haute. Booked 2:22 p.m. Criminal trespassing.

Amanda M. Spicer, 34, 4300 block of North 14th Street, Terre Haute. Booked 3:30 p.m. Court order.

Michael L. Deckert, 25, 1500 block of Spruce Street, Terre Haute. Booked 3:33 p.m. Disorderly conduct.

Kacie J. Hartbank, 27, 700 block of South Ninth Street, West Terre Haute. Booked 10:15 p.m. Court order.

Joston L. Pentzer, 21, 2500 block of South 19th Street, Terre Haute. Booked 11:44 p.m. Operating while intoxicated.


Nicholas J. Girton, 31, 800 block of North Forest Avenue, Brazil. Booked 2:04 a.m. Operating while intoxicated.

James R. Whitaker, 44, 2900 block of West U.S. 40, West Terre Haute. Booked 2:54 a.m. Public intoxication.

Charles M. Orman, 37, 1500 block of South 18th Street, Terre Haute. Booked 4:42 a.m. Operating while intoxicated and driving while suspended.

Under the law, criminal charges are merely accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.