Felony charges: May 24th, 2018

Published on May 29, 2018


 Evansville, IN – Below are the felony cases to be filed by the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office today.

Thomas S. Gibson: Domestic battery (Level 6 Felony)

Adam Joseph McCaslin: Possession of methamphetamine (Level 6 Felony)

Jeffrey A. Kohlmeyer: Domestic battery (Level 6 Felony)

William Serrell Yeckering: Domestic battery resulting in moderate bodily injury (Level 6 Felony), Interference with the reporting of a crime (Class A misdemeanor), Battery resulting in bodily injury (Class A misdemeanor), Domestic battery (Class A misdemeanor)

James Steven Roberts: Possession of a synthetic drug or synthetic drug lookalike substance (Level 6 Felony)

Christopher James Debose: Possession of methamphetamine (Level 6 Felony), Possession of a controlled substance (Class A misdemeanor)

Rowland P. Eldridge Jr.: Domestic battery (Level 6 Felony), Theft (Class A misdemeanor), Interference with the reporting of a crime (Class A misdemeanor)

Jerome William Mccriston: Intimidation (Level 6 Felony)

Corey A. Wharton: Carrying a handgun without a license (Level 5 Felony), Possession of methamphetamine (Level 5 Felony), Operating a motor vehicle after forfeiture of license for life (Level 5 Felony), Resisting law enforcement (Level 6 Felony), Resisting law enforcement (Class A misdemeanor)

Jaakee Lee Shrodes: Possession of methamphetamine (Level 6 Felony)

For further information on the cases listed above, or any pending case, please contact Jess Powers via email at jpowers@vanderburghgov.org

Under Indiana law, all criminal defendants are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty by a court of law.


Level  Range
Murder 45-65 Years
Level 1 Felony 20-40 Years
Level 2 Felony 10-30 Years
Level 3 Felony 3-16 Years
Level 4 Felony 2-12 Years
Level 5 Felony 1-6 Years
Level 6 Felony ½ – 2 ½ Years
Level A Misdemeanor 0-1 Year
Level B Misdemeanor 0-180 Days
Level C Misdemeanor 0-60 Days

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