Charles L. Hughes


Age: 23

Arrested: May 5 at 2:46 a.m.

Address: 3318 Coker Ave., Evansville

Charge: Operating a vehicle with an ACE of .08 or more but where defendant has a prior conviction (level 6 felony)

Attorney: Patrick Duff, retained

Arresting agency: Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office

Status of Case: 

  • May 10 (initial hearing): Court enters a preliminary plea of not guilty on behalf of defendant.
  • May 25 (hearing): Time to hire counsel.
  • June 26 (hearing): Defendant has state’s offer.
  • July 18 (hearing): reset
  • July 25 (hearing): Court ordered defendant be placed on MEMS (2 times daily breathalyzers) as condition of bond. Defendant ordered to report to ABK Tracking today.
  • Aug. 22 (hearing):

DUI History:

May 2015: GIBSON COUNTY Operating a vehicle with an ACE of .15 or more (class a misdemeanor), operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person (class a misdemeanor)- Count II dismissed. Pleaded guilty to Count I. Court sentences defendant to 360 days in Gibson County Jail – but suspended to probation for 12 months. License suspended for 1 year with specialized driving privileges. Probation violation hearing October 2015. Ordered to report to the jail for additional weekend. Probation completed in May 2016.


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