Grand Jury Indictment Cases


By Ralph Dickerson
The Hancock County Grand Jury charged William Brian Phillips with failure to comply with sex offender registration. He stands accused of not registering his current address with the Division of Probation and Parole, as required by law. He stands accused of committing the offense in June of this year.
In June of this year Kentucky State Police Trooper Schroader received a tip that Phillips was staying at Hancock County Game and Fish. Trooper Schroader made contact with Phillips at the location, and placed him under arrest.

Dutschke indicted on burglary charge
Markie J. Dutschke, of Greenville, KY or Owensboro, KY, was indicted by the Hancock County grand jury on charges of burglary in the third degree, theft by unlawful taking under $500 and being a persistent felony offender in the first degree. He stands accused of committing the offenses in April of this year.
Dutschke stands accused of taking items from a storage unit at AWR Storage belonging to David Husk. According to the criminal complaint filed against Dutschke by Kentucky State Police Trooper Shaun Schroader, Dutschke and an accomplice broke into a storage unit at AWR Storage on McGill Lane in Lewisport and took items valued at less than $500.
Lovett indicted on theft charges
Carl J. Lovett, of Owensboro, KY, was indicted by the Hancock County grand jury on charges of burglary in the third degree and theft by unlawful taking under $500. He stands accused of committing the offenses in April of this year.
Lovett stands accused of taking items from a storage unit at AWR Storage belonging to David Husk. According to the arrest citation filed against Lovett by Kentucky State Police Trooper Shaun Schroader, Lovett and an accomplice broke into a storage unit at AWR Storage on McGill Lane in Lewisport and took items valued at less than $500.
According to the citation filed by Schroader, security camera footage from AWR Storage showed a silver Ford Mustang enter AWR Storage, pull up to the storage unit and two males exited the vehicle. Schroader said the security footage showed one of the males, later identified as Lovett, use a pair of bolt cutters to cut off the lock, and then proceed, along with the other male, to remove items from the storage unit.
Schroader wrote on the arrest citation Lovett admitted to being in the car, and using bolt-cutters to remove the lock. The citation says Lovett also identified the other make involved in the incident, and said the man told him it was his unit but did not have his key.
Carter charged with wanton endangerment in altercation
The Hancock County Grand Jury indicted Lewisport resident Trevor S. Carter on a variety of charges after an altercation with another man in which Carter discharged a firearm. Carter stands accused of two counts of wanton endangerment, terroristic threatening in the third degree, tampering with physical evidence and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He stands accused of committing the offenses in August of this year.
According to the arrest citation issued by Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Aaron Emmick, Carter became involved in an altercation with another male at 1058 Windward Heights Loop. During the argument Carter stands accused of threatening the other male, and discharging a .22 caliber Marlin rifle towards Windward Heights country Club golf course while golfers were present. The arrest citation says carter then left the scene and went into Apartment 1058 to hide the weapon. In the process of leaving the scene, the arrest citation says Carter pointed the weapon at a female at Apartment 1035.
Steinhauer indicted for bail jumping
The Hancock County Grand Jury indicted Hawesville resident Bradley R. Steinhauer on a charge of bail jumping in the first degree. He stands accused of committing the offense in June of this year when he did not appear for sentencing in Hancock County Circuit Court.

Grand Jury Report
Comes the grand jury, by the foreman, and reports to the court that they met in session on August 25, 2020 to consider all pending matters at that time. After having heard testimony from various individuals, a total of eight true bills and zero no true bills were returned.
The election results for the June 23, 2020 primary election were presented to and reviewed by the Grand Jury. No irregularities were reported.
The remainder of cases referred to the grand jury by the Hancock District Court and not addressed by this grand jury shall be referred to the next Hancock County grand jury.
This the 25th day of August, 2020.

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