Arrested: Feb. 26 at 3:50 a.m.
Charge: Operating a vehicle while intoxicated: prior conviction (level 6 felony), operating a vehicle with an ACE of .15 or more but where defendant has a prior conviction (level 6 felony)
Address: 1002 Barnett St, Vincennes, Indiana
Attorney: John F. Sievers, retained
Arresting agency: Evansville Police Department
Status of Case:
- Feb. 28 (information): Bond set at $5,000 cash. Defendant to not drink or drive.
- March 1 (initial hearing): Court enters preliminary plea of not guilty.
- March 9 (review hearing): Defense counsel orally moves for bond reduction in the amount of $3,000 cash. State objects. Court takes the defendants request for bond under advisement. Bond is set in the amount of $3,000 cash or $30,000 surety. As a condition of the bond, the defendant is ordered placed on the Alcohol Abuse Probation Service (AAPS). Defendant is to report to the probation department immediately upon posting bond.
- April 17 (hearing): reset
- May 2 (hearing): reset
- June 7 (hearing): reset
- July 11 (hearing): Defendant ordered to report to probation department to make arrangements for his presentence investigation interview.
- Aug. 14 (hearing): Change of plea hearing set. Defendant will file a petition for specialized driving privileges, which state objects.
- Aug. 30 (hearing):
June 2012: Operating a vehicle while intoxicated, prior conviction (class D felony), pleads guilty. Court sentences defendant to 18 months in the Indiana department of corrections with credit for time served, said sentence is suspended to 18 months of supervised probation. As a term of supervised probation, the defendant shall serve the first six months in the Knox County Probation home electronic monitoring program. The sentence shall be consecutive to the defendant’s probation violation sentence. As a term of supervised probation, the defendant is to attend and satisfactorily complete the drug and alcohol program. The court suspends the defendant’s driving privileges for a period of 1 year. January 2014- order of discharge from probation – satisfactorily. Reduces felony charge to misdemeanor- June 2014.
September 2011: Minor consumption of alcohol (class c misdemeanor), pleads guilty. The court orders defendant to attend and complete a drug and alcohol program, court grants 1 year in jail suspended to six months probation. Running concurrent with previous charge. Court grants probationary license to drive to and from and during work to and from any court-ordered matters with the probationary license until regular license’s suspension is completed. June 2012- probation violation. Order of discharge from probation – dissatisfactory November 2012.
August 2011: Operating vehicle with BAC of .08 or more (class c misdemeanor), pleads guilty. Court orders suspension of defendant’s driving privileges for a period of 180 days. The court orders defendant to attend and complete a drug and alcohol program, court grants 1 year in jail suspended to 1 year probation.