UPDATED: Haysville Woman Drives SUV Into Side Of House (BLOTTER)

HAYSVILLE (NNDC) – Charges are pending against a local woman who authorities say crashed her SUV into a home on Haysville’s south side Sunday morning and then tried to leave the scene.

DCSD says 40-year old Bethelyn Morris of Haysville was intoxicated when her SUV struck the home of Charles Nehmer in the 7200 block of North U. S. 231. DCSD says Morris was westbound on Haysville Road West. She then turned into the parking lot of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. DCSD says she drove south through the lot before striking the Nehmer house. The impact caused damage to the home’s foundation.

DCSD says Morris then left the scene heading south on 231. She then partially pulled into a private drive a short distance and then stopped.

DCSD says for whatever reason, Morris backed up back onto US 231 and then drove off of the west side of the road, backing through a large ditch before coming to rest in the yard of a second home. This also resulted in damage to the yard of this residence.

Morris was transported to Memorial Hospital in Jasper to be treated for her injuries. She was later transferred to an Evansville hospital for her injuries.

LOCAL MAN FACING DOMESTIC BATTERY CHARGE

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HUNTINGBURG (NNDC) – A Huntingburg man was taken into police custody late Sunday night following a domestic altercation.

Huntingburg police say 36-year old Jose Leonel Miranda is charged with a Level 6 felony count of Domestic Battery. HPD says they were called to a home in the 1800 block of Redbud Court for a domestic disturbance.

There HPD determined a female had been domestically abused by Miranda causing injuries to the female.

SPENCER COUNTY MAN FACING LOCAL DRUG CHARGES

HUNTINGBURG (NNDC) – A traffic stop early Sunday morning has landed a Dale man in jail on drug charges.

Huntingburg police say 19-year old Colton Hutchinson is now charged with Class A misdemeanor counts of Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia. Hutchinson was a passenger in a pickup truck pulled over by HPD officers at about 12:15am in the CVS parking lot at 6th and Main streets.

During a search of the vehicle, police say they found a bag of marijuana and a pipe behind Hutchinson’s seat.

MARTIN COUNTY MAN ARRESTED FOR O.W.I.

JASPER (NNDC) – A Loogootee man is now charged with operating while intoxicated police say his motorcycle was clocked was traveling 82mph in a 40mph zone Saturday night.

JPD officers stopped the motorcycle for speeding at about 9:45pm along Indiana 56 near North 350 West on Jasper’s far westside.

31-year old Bryan Cole is charged with Operating While Intoxicated and Operating While Intoxicated Endangerment. JPD says Cole was also cited for speeding and driving with an expired license plate.

Operating while intoxicated and possession of hypodermic needles

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