Felony charges: October 17th, 2018

Published on October 17, 2018


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

Billy Franklin Nelson II: Theft (Level 6 Felony), Theft (Level 6 Felony)

John Tyler Hammond: Theft (Level 6 Felony)

Cynthia Lynn Brown: Forgery (Level 6 Felony), Auto theft (Level 6 Felony), Check fraud (Class A misdemeanor), Theft (Class A misdemeanor)

Diamante Martez Martin: Auto theft (Level 5 Felony), Resisting law enforcement (Level 6 Felony), Resisting law enforcement (Class A misdemeanor), Reckless driving (Class C misdemeanor), Criminal mischief (Class B misdemeanor), Disregarding stop sign (C Infraction)

Trevion Twan Ellis: Domestic battery resulting in bodily injury to a person less than 14 years of age (Level 5 Felony), Intimidation (Level 6 Felony), Intimidation (Level 6 Felony), Domestic battery (Level 6 Felony), Interference with the reporting of a crime (Class A misdemeanor)

Milton Wayne Thomas Jr.: Dealing in a narcotic drug (Level 3 Felony), Dealing in a narcotic drug (Level 3 Felony)

David Royce Tompkins Jr.: Domestic battery (Level 6 Felony)

Blake Anthony Miller: Domestic battery resulting in moderate bodily injury (Level 6 Felony)

Kierstin Louann Young: Unlawful possession of syringe (Level 6 Felony), Possession of paraphernalia (Class C misdemeanor)

Derek Allen Owens: Domestic battery (Level 6 Felony), Strangulation (Level 6 Felony)

Daniel Allen Lawrence: Residential entry (Level 6 Felony), Residential entry (Level 6 Felony), Battery resulting in bodily injury (Class A misdemeanor)

Amy M. Handley: Theft (Level 6 Felony), Forgery (Level 6 Felony)

Ellis Floyd Gold: Battery against a public safety official (Level 6 Felony), Battery resulting in bodily injury (Class A misdemeanor)

Justin A. Shahan: Theft (Level 6 Felony)

Jashaun Lamont Mitchell: Auto theft (Level 6 Felony), Theft (Class A misdemeanor), Resisting law enforcement (Class A misdemeanor), Operating a motor vehicle without ever receiving a license (Class C misdemeanor)

Dylan Troy Klosterman: Intimidation (Level 5 Felony)

Kierstin Louann Young: Possession of methamphetamine (Level 4 Felony)

Donald Wayne Timmons Jr.: Possession of methamphetamine (Level 6 Felony), Possession of marijuana (Class A misdemeanor), Possession of paraphernalia (Class C misdemeanor)

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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