Felony charges: August 10th, 2018

Published on August 9, 2018


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

Joseph Allen Melton: Unlawful possession of syringe (Level 6 Felony), Operating a vehicle while intoxicated (Level 6 Felony), Leaving the scene of an accident (Class B misdemeanor), Driving while suspended (Class A infraction)

Denver Jo Leonard: Possession of a synthetic drug or synthetic drug lookalike substance (Level 6 Felony), Possession of paraphernalia (Class C misdemeanor)

Robert Charles Pollard: Intimidation (Level 5 Felony), Invasion of privacy (Class A misdemeanor)

Laura Lee Lahmayer: Resisting law enforcement (Level 6 Felony), Disregarding an official traffic control device (Class C infraction)

Lisa Kay Dant: Theft (Level 6 Felony)

Kelsey Jane Sanford: Aiding  Burglary (Level 4 Felony), Aiding Theft (Class A misdemeanor)

Jessica Charlene Robb: Possession of a synthetic drug or synthetic drug lookalike substance (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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