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Commonwealth recommends 10-year sentence during Hancock Court Motion Day

Motion day proceedings / Commonwealth recommends 10-year sentence Commonwealth Attorney Blake Chambers’ office recommended a total of 10 years in jail for Tell City, Ind. resident Steven J. Russelburg on theft and firearms charges. The court found Russelburg guilty of a charge of theft by unlawful taking for taking firearms from Nash Archery and Outdoor…

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Man arrested for firing warning shots

Jacob Allen McFall, 21, was arraigned on Wednesday afternoon, January 18th at the Hancock County Judicial Center and plead not-guilty to 4 charges of Wanton Endangerment in the first degree. The complaining witness was Deputy Butch Garst, Lead School Resource Officer for Hancock County Schools and SRO at HCHS/HCMS campus. McFall was charged on January…

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Bickett bond set at 10,000 cash; grand jury will hear case

The second court hearing on the Michael B. Bickett case was held on Wednesday, January 18th at 2:30 p.m. at the Hancock County Judicial Center. Judge Gregory Vincent was presiding and it was decided that the hearing be in-person. Hancock County Attorney Paul Madden, Jr. requested that Bickett’s first charge of Leaving the Scene of…

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Motion day proceedings; Grand Jury indicts man for unlawful imprisonment

The Hancock County grand jury returned a six-count indictment against Lewisport resident Marcus Blake McNeese. The grand jury accused McNeese of unlawful imprisonment in the first degree, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, assault in the fourth-degree dating violence and three counts of wanton endangerment in the first degree. The grand jury accused…

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Daniel Boling; new Hancock County District Court Judge

Daniel Boling, attorney with Madden & Madden Attorneys at Law in Hawesville and Assistant County Attorney for 4 years now, will be the new Hancock County District Court Judge starting in January 2023 and replacing Judge John McCarty, who is retiring from the position after 20 years. It is possible that Boling will be one…

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Scroggins jailed for 12 years

Evansville, Ind. Resident Perry Michael Scroggins received a total of 12 years behind bars in three separate cases before the Hancock County court system. Hancock County Circuit Court Judge Timothy Coleman handed down the sentence during motion day proceedings on September 27, 2022, at the Hancock County Judicial Center. In the first case, Scroggins received…

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Hancock County Fiscal approves four-way stop at airport entrance



The intersection of Lee Henderson Road and Airport Road near Lewisport will become a four-way stop following approval by Hancock County Fiscal Court. Judge-Executive Judge-Executive Johnny “Chic” Roberts, Jr., said the roads have become very busy recently with construction and industry traffic in the area. The hope is the four-way stop will slow down traffic…

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Stepro sentenced to 20 years

Hancock County Circuit Court Judge Timothy Coleman sentenced Boonville, Ind. resident Nelson W. Stepro to 20 years in prison on a charge of sodomy-first degree-victim under 12-years-of-age or serious physical injury. Coleman handed down the sentence on August 25, 2021 during the monthly Motion Day proceedings at the Hancock County Judicial Center. Stepro’s case started…

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Cole sentenced in three cases

Lewisport resident Randy Cole received a two-year jail sentence concurrent with jail time already being served on a charge of bail jumping in the first degree. He also received a 12-month probated sentence on a charge of fleeing or evading police-second degree, and a 12-month probated sentence on a charge of theft by unlawful taking…

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