Judge Brian Hutchison

Fined and sentenced

Chelsea L. Crossland, 689 S. Western Ave., Portland, found guilty by trial of operating a vehicle with an alcohol blood level of 0.15% or more, a Class A misdemeanor, resisting law enforcement, a Class A misdemeanor, and leaving the scene of an accident, a Class B misdemeanor –– She was sentenced to Jay County Jail for one year with all but 12 days suspended and given two days credit for time served. She was placed on probation and assessed $185.50 in court costs.

Thomas A. Smith, 37, 604 W. Elm St., Gaston, pleaded guilty to battery, a Class A misdemeanor –– He was sentenced to one year in Jay County Jail with all but two days suspended and given two days credit for time served. Smith was fined $25 and assessed court costs of $185. As part of his plea agreement, the following charges were dismissed: a Level 5 felony charge of battery resulting in serious bodily injury, a Level 6 felony charge of battery resulting in moderate bodily injury, and two other Class A misdemeanors for battery resulting in bodily injury.

Cases dismissed

Indiana v. Blake A. Jester, Level 5 felony



Cases filed

Indiana v. Lendol E. Reed, Level 3 felony

Discover Bank c/o Discover Products Inc. v. Susan Brown, civil collection

Indiana v. Justin W. Burress, Level 4 felony

Discover Bank v. Susan Brown, civil collection

Indiana v, Justin W. Burress, Level 4 felony

Indiana v. Justin D. Eal, Level 4 felony

Midland Credit Management Inc. v. Sharon Sheward, civil collection

Indiana v. Justin D. Eal, Level 5 felony

Indiana v. Curtis W. Dixon, Level 1 felony

Unifund CCR LLC v. Dakota Ford, civil collection

Indiana v. Brandy S. Gierhart, Level 4 felony

Indiana v. Amy D. Thornbury, Level 5 felony

Indiana v. Colin J. Bradburn, Level 4 felony

Indiana v. Cody J. Barger, Level 6 felony