News From Terre Haute, Indiana

August 8, 2006

Vigo County felony arrests

staff report

TERRE HAUTE — July 12

-- Elizabeth M. Williams, 24, of Farmersburg was booked into the Vigo County jail on a warrant for check fraud. She was released on her own recognizance.

July 13

-- Rodney L. Biglin, 18, of Terre Haute was arrested by city police at 3:44 p.m. at Eighth and Crawford streets. He was charged with burglary. He was released from jail on his own recognizance.

-- Anthony F. Bowman, 21, of Terre Haute was arrested by city police at 2:46 p.m. in the 700 block of South Eighth Street. He was charged with burglary. He was held in the Vigo County jail Monday with bail at $35,000.

-- Virginia R. Cheesman, 28, of Terre Haute was arrested by city police at 1:40 p.m. at Honey Creek Mall on a preliminary charge of theft. She was released from jail on her own recognizance on the condition she stay away from the mall.

-- Kevin W. Hartleroad, 44, of Terre Haute was arrested by city police at 9:15 p.m. at 13th and Spruce streets. He was charged with operating a vehicle after a lifetime driver’s license forfeiture. He was released from jail on his own recognizance.

-- Jack L. Tighe, 37, of Terre Haute was arrested by a Vigo County sheriff’s deputy at 11:08 p.m. in the 5300 block of Estate Road. He was charged with intimidation and a misdemeanor count of public intoxication. He was released from jail.

July 14

-- Gary C. Anderson, 33, of Terre Haute was booked into the Vigo County jail at 10:42 a.m. after he was arrested on a warrant for non-support of a dependent child. He posted $1,000 bail and was released.

-- Keith A. Sears, 21, of Terre Haute was booked into the Vigo County jail at 1:05 a.m. He was charged with possession of a controlled substance and a misdemeanor count of possession of marijuana. He was held Monday with bail at $25,000.

July 15

-- Larry A. Cunningham, 42, of Kokomo was arrested by city police at 21st Street and Wabash Avenue. He was charged with possession of methamphetamine. He was detained in jail Monday with bail at $25,000, with 10 percent allowed.

-- Michael D. McBroom, 21, of Terre Haute was arrested by city police at 7:21 p.m. at police headquarters. He was charged with possession of methamphetamine. He posted $1,000 bail and was released from jail.

-- Ricky Scott, 24, of Terre Haute was booked into the Vigo County jail. He was charged with theft, possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor counts of carrying a handgun without a license and possession of marijuana. He posted $1,000 bail and was released.

July 16

-- Andre D. Moody, 23, of Terre Haute was arrested by city police at 6:53 a.m. on South 19th Street. He was charged with robbery resulting in bodily injury, criminal confinement, intimidation and misdemeanor counts of criminal trespass and battery resulting in bodily injury. He was detained in jail Monday with bail at $200,000, no cash, no professional bond.

July 17

-- Frederick E. Whitlock, 42, of Terre Haute was arrested by city police at 10:19 p.m. in the 1400 block of Maple Avenue on a warrant for battery resulting in serious bodily injury. He was detained in jail Monday with bail at $100,000.

July 18

-- Shane E. Wheeler, 33, was arrested by Indiana State Police at 12:25 a.m. at Oak and Seventh streets. He was charged with possession of marijuana and misdemeanor counts of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, possession of marijuana and driving with a suspended driver’s license. He was released from jail on his own recognizance.

July 19

-- Ramon Galves Gonzales, 24, of Terre Haute was booked into the Vigo County jail on a warrant for rape. He was detained in jail Monday with bail at $75,000, no professional bond.

-- Harry J. Laycock, 37, of West Terre Haute was booked into the Vigo County jail after his arrest by West Terre Haute police. He was charged with intimidation, being a habitual offender and misdemeanor counts of resisting law enforcement and criminal mischief. He was detained in jail Monday with bail at $10,000, with 10 percent allowed.

-- Thomas E. Seeling, 44, of Terre Haute was arrested by city police at 7:55 p.m. at 13th and Poplar streets. He was charged with operating a vehicle after a lifetime driver’s license forfeiture. He posted $1,000 bail and was released from jail.

-- Kyle T. Starkey, 21, Terre Haute was arrested by Indiana State Police at 12:14 a.m. at 13th and Beech streets. He was charged with auto theft. He also was sought on a warrant for failing to appear in a felony case. He was held Monday in jail with bail at $50,000.

-- Jeffrey W. Strain, 42, of Terre Haute was arrested by Indiana State Police at 7:55 a.m. at Indiana 246 and Engle Street. He was charged with operating a vehicle after a lifetime driver’s license forfeiture and resisting law enforcement. He was detained in jail Monday with bail at $25,000, with 10 percent allowed.

July 20

-- Christopher E. Alvey, 20, of Terre Haute was arrested by city police at 6:19 a.m. at 25th Street and Margaret Avenue. He was charged with resisting law enforcement, possession of an unattached altered license plate identification label and a misdemeanor count of reckless driving. He posted $500 bail and was released from jail.

-- Benjamin J. Clouse, 26, of Terre Haute was arrested by a Vigo County sheriff’s deputy at 5:38 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Department on a warrant for failing to register as a sex offender. He posted $1,000 bail and was released from jail.

July 21

-- Jack L. Berry Jr., 31, of Terre Haute was arrested by city police at 1:43 p.m. at Schaal and Brown avenues. He was charged with forgery. He was released from jail on his own recognizance.

-- Rebecca D. McKay, 24, of Brazil was arrested by Terre Haute police at 1:20 a.m. at Lafayette Avenue and Fort Harrison Road. She was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, with a prior drunken driving conviction within five years. She was released from jail on her own recognizance.

-- Joshua D. McCall, 24, and Mendy S. McNeil, 21, both of Terre Haute were arrested at 4:04 p.m. in the 1300 block of Fourth Avenue. McCall was wanted on a warrant for burglary and McNeil on a warrant for receiving stolen property. He was detained in jail Monday with bail at $10,000, with 10 percent allowed. She was released on her own recognizance.

-- Chauncey L. Thornton Jr., 21, of Terre Haute was arrested by city police at 7:47 p.m. at 13th and Ohio streets. He was charged with receiving stolen auto parts and misdemeanor false informing. He was released from jail on his own recognizance.

July 22

-- Ronald L. Bradford, 30, of Terre Haute was arrested by city police at 5:52 p.m. on South 15th Street on a warrants for domestic battery and resisting police. He was held in jail Monday with bail at $10,000, with 10 percent allowed.

-- Raymond D. Staley, 32, of Brazil was booked into the Vigo County Jail at 2:45 a.m. He was charged with theft and possession of methamphetamine. He posted $1,000 bail and was released from jail.

-- Gerald D. Weist, 44, of Terre Haute was arrested by city police at 9:25 p.m. in the 100 block of East Margaret Avenue. He was charged with possession of methamphetamine and cocaine and a misdemeanor charge of carrying a handgun without a license. He posted $1,000 bail and was released from jail.