On the record – June 6


Jackson County

Ian McPherson, 39, Seymour, domestic battery in the presence of a minor, battery with injury, strangulation, no bond, 9:57 p.m. Thursday. 

Kenneth D. Jent, 37, Seymour, parole warrant, hold, 4:54 p.m. Thursday.

Nichole M. Brooks, 31, Jackson Circuit Court warrant contempt of court, no bond, 4:17 p.m. Thursday. 


Anthony Miller, 22, Seymour, domestic battery, $1,505 bond, 10:32 p.m. Thursday. 

Trina D. Barrett, 38, Seymour, escape, no bond, 3:22 p.m. Thursday.  

Jennings County

Jessica Philpot, 34, North Vernon, warrant probation violation, $1,055 bond, 1:19 a.m. Thursday. 

Bill Brinson, 49, Versailles, warrant failure to appear for initial hearing on the original offense of driving while suspended with a prior offense, 11:15 a.m. Thursday. 


Jackson County

Motorist reporting he had struck a deer, 5000 block of East U.S. 50, Seymour, 5:16 a.m. Friday.

Caller reporting a man on right side of road trying to flag people down, 2500 block of East U.S. 50, Seymour, 5:07 a.m. Friday.

Caller reporting neighbors are harassing him about his property, 9400 block of West State Road 58, Norman, 8:38 p.m. Thursday.

Man reporting someone has stolen a gas tank for a boat, 6900 block of South County Road 1100W, Medora, 8:08 p.m. Thursday.

Report of a wreck involving a motorcycle that left a 73-year-old man with injuries, 6400 block of North State Road 135, Freetown, 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The man complained of shoulder, neck and ankle pain.

Caller reporting someone had broken into his residence through a window, 8900 block of North County Road 375E, Seymour, 4:08 p.m. Thursday.

Motorist reporting she had hit a deer, 3000 block of East U.S. 50, Seymour, 6:35 a.m. Thursday.

Property-damage wreck reported, 7000 block of East County Road 800N, Seymour, 6:23 a.m. Thursday.


Theft reported at Kessler Park, 800 block of East Brown Street, 8:13 a.m. Friday.

Harassment reported, 1000 block of Katherine Court, 12:17 a.m. Friday.

Caller reporting a man inside a store who wants to turn himself in to the police, 1600 block of East Tipton Street, 12:13 a.m. Friday.

Woman reporting she can hear an air rifle being fired off in the area, 400 block of Alexander Drive, 11:28 p.m. Thursday.

Man reporting lost property at the police station, 205 N. Ewing St., 10:17 p.m. Thursday.

Caller reporting a man and a woman fighting in a gray Cadillac, Fourth Street and Burkart Boulevard, 9:46 p.m. Thursday.

Woman reporting her neighbors in a blue trailer are causing a disturbance, first block of Village Circle Avenue, 9:02 p.m. Thursday.

Man reporting people illegally burning articles in their side yard, 400 block of East Third Street, 8:59 p.m. Thursday.

Woman at the police station reporting she has been receiving threats, 205 N. Ewing St., 8:58 p.m. Thursday.

Woman reporting battery, 900 block of North Elm Street, 8:53 p.m. Thursday.

Caller reporting a man is refusing to leave a residence, 1100 block of East Oak Street, 8:42 p.m. Thursday.

Theft of yard ornaments reported, 300 block of Parkland Avenue, 6:54 p.m. Thursday.

Woman reporting there is possibly someone inside her residence, 400 block of East Fourth Street, 5:28 p.m. Thursday.

Disorderly conduct reported, 200 block of North Lynn Street, 5:11 p.m. Thursday.

Fraud reported, 200 block of South Chestnut Street, 4:56 p.m. Thursday.

Report of a personal-injury wreck involving two vehicles, Harrison Drive and Walnut Street, 3:15 p.m. Thursday.

Theft of a billfold reported, 500 block of West Fourth Street, 12:49 p.m. Thursday.

Report of a property-damage wreck involving a red truck and a gray car, Broadway and Fourth streets, 10:23 a.m. Thursday.

North Vernon

Report of a domestic disturbance, South State Street, 10:17 p.m. Thursday.

Report of a property-damage wreck in a parking lot, 2400block North State Road 3, 3:11 p.m. Thursday.

Jackson Circuit Court


Robert Wayne Bennett, 31, Brownstown, pleaded guilty to operating as a habitual traffic violator, a Class D felony; six months jail; 48 days credit, 48 days credit time; ordered to pay court costs and $300 public defender fee.

Robert Wayne Bennett, 31, Brownstown, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance, a Class D felony; six months jail; 59 days credit, 59 days credit time; ordered to pay court costs and $300 public defender fee; state agrees to dismiss counts II-III.

Michelle N. Imlay, 30, Seymour, pleaded guilty to identity deception, a Class A misdemeanor; one year jail-359 days suspended; 359 days supervised probation; three days credit, three days credit time; ordered to pay court costs and probation fees.

James Dandy Bailey, 29, Seymour, pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a syringe, a Level 6 felony; one year jail; 80 days credit, 80 days credit time; ordered to pay court costs and $400 public defender fee; state agrees to dismiss Count II.

Charles B. Ray II, 35, Seymour, pleaded guilty to three counts of fraud on a financial institution; three years prison on each count with all but time served suspended; 1,027 days of supervised probation on each count to be served concurrently; 51 days credit, 17 days good time credit; no contact order; ordered to pay court costs, probation fees and $800 public defender fee; ordered to pay $950.38 in restitution to MainSource Bank, state agrees to dismiss seven additional counts.

Building permits

Jackson County

Rick Bannister, South Base Road, Brownstown, 4,657-square-foot home with a garage and porch

Douglas Brandt, 5682 S. 550E, Seymour, 1,600-square-foot pole barn with living quarters

Jackson Superior Court I

Small claims

Sycamore Springs Apartments v. Renee Boswell, 2710 Bent Tree Lane, No. 203, Seymour, seeking $699; v. Zachary Derringer, 2535 Bent Tree Lane, No. 204, Seymour, seeking $494; v. Pamela Hatfield, 2547 Bent Tree Lane, No. 204, Seymour, seeking $629.

Med-1 Solutions LLC as agent for collections for Schneck Medical Center v. Sergio Arturo Garcia Jr., seeking $996.26; v. Jason D. Dorsey, 1018½ Chestnut St., Columbus, seeking $2,608.52; v. Danna Lee Drees, 1208 Orchard Lane, Brownstown, seeking $1,476.52; v. Melissa R. Dyess, 236 S. Fourth Street Road, Seymour, seeking $1,108.81; v. Anita Faye Emigh, 1010 Holly Drive, Seymour, seeking $1,177.08; v. Crystal Epperson, 369 S. Anna Lane, Scottsburg, seeking $791.04; v. Vanessa K. Findley, 996 E. 1050N, Seymour, seeking $840.41; v. Ronald H. Foster, 511 N. Jackson St., Crothersville, seeking $2,016.64; v. Mark Gambrell, 637 E. Oak St., Apt. B205, Seymour, seeking $1,878.21; v. David Lee Gay, 7646 S. 975E, Crothersville, seeking $3,499.89; v. Teresa Jane Ginter, P.O. Box 303, Medora, seeking $1,692.80; v. Charles Anthony Girts, 600 W. Jackson St., Apt. C, Seymour, seeking $817.41; v. Timothy Lee Isaacs Sr., 1416 N. O’Brien St., Seymour, seeking $881.86; v. Christopher D. Johnson, 4952 W. State Road 58, Freetown, seeking $1,656.44; v. Connie S. Johnson, 305 W. Fifth St., Apt. A, Seymour, seeking $784.61; v. Martin R. Lowe, 9443 N. 200W, Seymour, seeking $1,550.48; v. Latrisha Lumsey, 606 Carter St., Seymour, seeking $1,652.98; v. Holly Mack, 219 Manor Court, Apt. 5, Seymour, seeking $3,510.08; v. Lillian Marion, 383 Oak St., Austin, seeking $1,404.94; v. Edith M. Mobley, 527 Broadway St., Austin, seeking $4,811.30.

Arthur Properties Inc. v. Kurt Ebenkamp and Alisia Vitale, 218 Marley Lane, No. 32, Seymour, seeking $914.49.

Edna Roberts Hotz, 4270 W. Wheeler Hollow Road, Vallonia, v. Bud and Tina Johnson, 3461 W. Water St., Vallonia, seeking $650.

Village Apartments of Seymour 1 v. Kenneth Spencer, 120 Windhorst Court, No. 17, Seymour, seeking $743.

A&G Leasing Inc. v. Jonathan and Kelsey Liebert, 307 Bush St., Apt. D, Seymour, seeking $485.

Jackson Park 400 LLC doing business as Jackson Manor Apartments v. Kelsey Stidham, 390 Jackson Park Dr, No. 213, Seymour, seeking $1,545.

A&G Leasing Inc. v. Zane and Billie Polnart, 307 Bush St., Apt. B, Seymour, seeking $485.

Village Apartments of Brownstown I v. Karina Cross, 704 Bloomington Road, Apt. 6, Brownstown, seeking $624.

Linda S. Gollett, 511 N. Jackson St., Crothersville, v. Jeffery Brandenburg, 6185 Tunnel Mill Road, Charlestown, and Natsha Cutshall, 807 S. Grange Hall Road, Hanover, seeking $1,500.

James S. Kidwell, Sunset Place Apartments, Seymour, v. Rob and Shannon Cummings, 322 Indianapolis Ave., Apt. 27, Seymour, seeking $610.