News From Terre Haute, Indiana

June 24, 2013

Vigo County Jail Log: June 25, 2013

Staff Report
The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 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.


• Nicholas E. Rodriguez, 18, 3700 block of East 88th Avenue, Terre Haute. Booked 9:08 a.m. Minor consuming.

• Anita K. South, 45, 1800 block of West County Road 450 South, Sullivan. Booked 11:07 a.m. Criminal conversion.

• Gary W. Flowers, 30, 1400 block of North 26th Street, Terre Haute. Booked 2:37 p.m. Court order.

• Harry J. Walker, 53, 100 block of Sunflower Drive, Highland, Ill. Booked 3:58 p.m. Possession of handgun without a license.

• Troy A. Bemis, 50, 5200 block of North 141⁄2 Street, Terre Haute. Booked 6:47 p.m. Invasion of privacy.

• John W. Johnson, 72, 2300 block of Second Avenue, Terre Haute. Booked 10:25 p.m. Attempted murder.


• Lea F. Altheide, 21, 1500 block of Seventh Avenue, Terre Haute. Booked 12:44 a.m. Operating while intoxicated and leaving scene-property damage.

• Heather E. Jones, 29, 5500 block of West Crest View Trail, McCordsville. Booked 2:06 a.m. Operating while intoxicated.

• Kodey Bowman, 24, 500 block of South Leavitt Street, Brazil. Booked 2:32 a.m. Operating while intoxicated.

• Buddy Ellinger, 38, 1800 block of South Eighth Street, Terre Haute. Booked 2:44 a.m. Operating while intoxicated.

• Travis Fulk, 30, 1600 block of First Avenue, Terre Haute. Booked 3:20 a.m. Public intoxication and failure to appear.

• Dakota J. Sponsler, 23, 2400 block of Ohio Boulevard, Terre Haute. Booked 3:34 a.m. Public intoxication.

• Britt J. Tackett, 31, 100 block of Wildridge Boulevard, Brownsburg. Booked 3:57 a.m. Public intoxication.

• Kenneth Cottrell, 24, 400 block of South 17th Street, Terre Haute. Booked 5:28 a.m. Battery and public intoxication.

• Cleve C. Dryden, 41, South 21st Street, Terre Haute. Booked 7 a.m. Battery-domestic and possession of methamphetamine.

• Vaughn R. Wood, 18, 1200 block of Mulberry Street, Terre Haute. Booked 1:04 p.m. Intimidation.

• Tyjuan Green, 39, 200 block of 30th Avenue, Bellawood, Ill. Booked 4:10 p.m. Criminal conversion and false reporting (two counts).

• Bobby G. Pruiett, 42, 4000 block of West Goodson Avenue, West Terre Haute. Booked 8:27 p.m. Disorderly conduct and public intoxication.

• Steven A. Hutchens, 28, 2600 block of  Oakcliff Road, West Terre Haute. Booked 9:20 p.m. Criminal trespassing.

• Charles R. Booker, 53, 1900 block of Eighth Avenue, Terre Haute. Booked 10:54 p.m. Battery.

• Donna N. Francis, 28, 700 block of North Tabortown Street, Brazil. Booked 11:21 p.m. Fraud-bank.

• John C. Summerlot, 25, 5600 block of South Morris Place, Terre Haute. Booked 11:41 p.m. Battery-domestic and possession of marijuana/hash.

• Steven W. Brown, 44, 10 block of West Jackson Street, Casey, Ill. Booked midnight. Public intoxication, criminal trespassing and disorderly conduct.


• Felicia N. Roberts, 21, 1400 block of Barbour Avenue, Terre Haute. Booked 12:16 a.m. Criminal conversion, possession of paraphernalia and maintaining a common nuisance.

• Lauren Cox, 21, 2700 block of South 26th Street, Terre Haute. Booked 12:23 a.m. Criminal conversion, maintaining a common nuisance and possession of paraphernalia.

• Dean T. Brown, 44, 1300 block of South 111⁄2 Street, Terre Haute. Booked 12:31 a.m. Failure to appear.

• Bradley D. Fagg, 44, 1900 block of Morgan Street, Brazil. Booked 12:39 a.m. Invasion of privacy.

• Mark A. Crews, 35, 1500 block of North 28th Street, Terre Haute. Booked 12:50 a.m. Escape and failure to appear.

• Brandon P. White, 25, 1600 block of Fourth Avenue, Terre Haute. Booked 2:12 a.m. Battery-police-misdemeanor, resisting law enforcement, disorderly conduct and public intoxication.

• Joshua J. Kerr, 22, 1900 block of Seventh Avenue, Terre Haute. Booked 2:51 a.m. Operating while intoxicated and leaving the scene-property damage.

• Richard L. Jenkins, 45, 2700 block of Maple Avenue, Terre Haute. Booked 2:56 a.m. Court order.

• Gary J. Leyes, 24, 21300 block of North 2620th Street, Dennison, Ill. Booked 4:26 a.m. Leaving the scene-property damage, possession of marijuana/hash and possession of paraphernalia.

• Gary M. Cuddy, 31, 700 block of Kennedy Street, Olney, Ill. Booked 5 a.m. Driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene-property damage.

• Daniel W. Houser, 29, 2800 block of West Elm Avenue, West Terre Haute. Booked 5:19 a.m. Failure to appear.

• Seth E. Norris, 20, 3500 block of Terrace Avenue, Terre Haute. Booked 4:40 p.m. Probation violation.

• Donald E. Francis, 25, 1100 block of North Sixth Street, Terre Haute. Booked 4:58 p.m. Battery-domestic and strangulation.

• Jerry L. Cheesman, 48, 800 block of South Eighth Street, Terre Haute. Booked 6:24 p.m. Failure to appear.

• Ashley B. Jeffers, 27, 500 block of West Polk Street, Shelburne. Booked 9:40 p.m. Failure to appear.

• Alan M. Strader, 20, 7600 block of East Devonald Avenue, Terre Haute. Booked 11:07 p.m. Criminal conversion.


• John H. Peters, 41, 2600 block of East Feree Drive, Terre Haute. Booked 6:09 a.m. Habitual traffic violator, possession of paraphernalia and false reporting.

• Ashley E. Zurcher, 22, 1200 block of East Dawn Drive, Terre Haute. Booked 6:27 a.m. Failure to appear.

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