Felony Charges: July 9th, 2020

Published on July 27, 2020


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

Katherine Joy Hall: Domestic battery (Level 6 Felony), Domestic battery (Class A misdemeanor)

Clyde E. Hardin Jr.: Battery against a public safety official (Level 6 Felony)

Timothy D. Ota: Operating a vehicle while intoxicated (Level 6 Felony), Resisting law enforcement (Level 6 Felony), Possession of a controlled substance (Class A misdemeanor), Criminal mischief (Class B misdemeanor), Speeding (C infraction)

Michael James Rutter: Strangulation (Level 6 Felony), Domestic battery (Class A misdemeanor), Invasion of privacy (Class A misdemeanor)

Eriyon Damon Gibson: Reckless homicide (Level 5 Felony), Obstruction of justice (Level 6 Felony), Obstruction of justice (Level 6 Felony)

Michael E. Irving: Theft of a firearm (Level 6 Felony), Carrying a handgun without a license (Class A misdemeanor), Possession of marijuana (Class B misdemeanor)

Randy Everett Mart Jr.: Unlawful possession of syringe (Level 6 Felony), Possession of a controlled substance (Class A 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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