COURT NEWS February 1-8, 2018

Thursday, February 8, 2018


Superior Court

The following case filings were reported in Clay Superior Court during February 1-8, 2018:


State vs Chardonna L. Cochran, 23: Neglect of a dependent

State vs Ashley Whitesides, 25: Neglect of a dependent

State vs Karyn A. Palmer, 41: Operating vehicle with ACE of .15 or more, Reckless driving

State vs Dewey J. Bunch, 30: Maintaining common nuisance - controlled substances, Carrying handgun without a license, Possession of marijuana

State vs Spencer A. Trejo-Perez, 31: Operating vehicle while intoxicated, Operating vehicle while intoxicated with ACE of .15 or more

State vs Austin L. Nolte, 19: Residential entry, Possession of methamphetamine, Possession of paraphernalia

Mortgage Foreclosure

Amerihome Mortgage Company LLC vs Richard M. Stropes, State of Indiana Department of Revenue

Small Claims

Brail Public Library vs Penny Barrett, Chelsea Hollowell, Colleen Crandell, Kari Price, Ryan Urbain, Tina Kavanaugh, Bryan Krumreich, Brandi Stewart, Virginia Torres

Clay County School Corporation vs Christine and Craig Stephens, Ashlyn Denham

Circuit Court

The following case filings were reported in Clay Circuit Court during February 1-8, 2018:


Melissa Blanco vs High Mountain Antiques and estate service, Katie and Steve Hause

Jefferson Capital Systems LLC vs Casey J. Helton


State vs Brice Holden, 26: Neglect of dependent

State vs Charles Whitesides, 76: Neglect of dependent

State vs Robert B. Bolling Jr., 40: Visiting common nuisance - controlled substances

State vs Joseph R. Gordon, 28: Possession of methamphetamine, Maintaining common nuisance - controlled substance, Unlawful possession of syringe, Possession of marijuana, Possession of paraphernalia

Domestic Relations

Shontana Phillips vs Michael Phillips - with children

Marriage Licenses

Lori Ellen Caruso, 52, Brazil, and William James Whitted II, 56, Cosby, TN

Michael A. Nichols, 35, and Emily N. Lumsdon, 27, both of Brazil