Donald J. Smith


Age: 64 

Arrested: March 28

Address: 16095 E. 1150 Rd, Mt. Carmel, Illinois

Charge: Cause serious injury operating a motor vehicle with ACE equivalent to .08 or more (level 6 felony), operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person (class a misdemeanor)

Attorney: Barry Blackard, public defender

Arresting agency: Indiana State Police

Status of Case:

  • March 28 (information filed):  Bond set at $5,000 cash. Condition of bond, defendant must sign waiver of extradition.
  • March 29 (initial hearing): Court sets bond at $1,000 cash. Condition of bond – no contact order with victim. Court enters preliminary plea of not guilty on Smith’s behalf.
  • May 10 (hearing): Defendant to be evaluated for Veteran’s Court.
  • June 14 (hearing): Reset. Defendant not present – court will enter bench warrant if defendant doesn’t appear at next hearing.
  • July 6 (hearing): rescheduled
  • Aug. 10 (hearing): reset
  • Aug. 31 (hearing):

DUI History: Not applicable.

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