Charges Filed
Dustin G. Dunklee, Morgan County Prosecuting Attorney, announced Tuesday, May 1, the following individuals were charged with felony crimes since Wednesday, March 28, by the Morgan County Prosecutor’s Office:
1. Jeffrey Hartsock, charged with the Class E felony of DWI persistent offender.
2. Linda L. Dinwiddie, charged with the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.
3. Michelle R. Eldridge, charged with the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.
4. Raphael A. Rodriquez, Jr., charged with the Class C felony of distribution of a controlled substance, the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance and the Class D felony of unlawful possession of a firearm.
5. Tony A. Martinez, charged with the Class D felony of domestic assault second degree.
6. Tyler C. Nason, charged with the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.
7. Juanita J. Rassel, charged with the Class B felony of burglary first degree and the Class E felony of resisting arrest.
8. Jessica L. Green, charged with the unclassified felony of fugitive from out of state.
9. Austin Botkin, charged with the unclassified felony of fugitive from out of state.
10. Marshall Vera, charged with the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.
11. Chad P. Shaw, charged with two counts of the Class D felony of burglary second degree and six counts of the Class D felony of tampering with property of another.
12. Lisa M. Wood, charged with the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.
13. Mathew J. Wood, charged with the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.
14. Teasha L. Reed, charged with the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.
15. Warren Wood, charged with the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.
16. Edward K. James, charged with the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance, the Class D felony of unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon and the Class E felony of unlawful use of a weapon.
17. Quentin J. Hildebrand, charged with the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance and two counts of the Class D felony of unlawful possession of a firearm.
18. Gerald A. Halvorsen, charged with the Class D felony of assault third degree– special victim, the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance, the Class E felony of tampering with physical evidence and the Class E felony of resisting arrest.
19. Michael A. Morgan, charged with the Class D felony of stealing.
20. Daniel R. Wry, charged with the Class E felony of domestic assault third degree and the Class D felony of kidnapping.
21. Cynthia L. Delp, charged with the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.
22. Hayle C. Robertson, charged with the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.
23. Lance M. Cartwright, charged with the Class E felony of property damage first degree.
24. Heather D. King, charged with the Class E felony of unlawful use of a weapon.
25. Melvin G. King, charged with the Class D felony of assault second degree and the Class E felony of unlawful use of a weapon.
26. Dustyn L. Eppenauer, charged with the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance and the Class E felony of unlawful use of a weapon.
27. Holly L. Hill, charged with the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance (while out on bond in the above cited case).
28. Michelle K. Brown, charged with DWI- persistent offender.
29. Buddy L. Krzewina, charged with the Class E felony of fail to register as a sex offender.
30. Randy L. Sills, charged with two counts of the Class C felony of statutory rape– second degree.
31. William L. Jones, charged with the Class D felony of tampering with a motor vehicle, the Class D felony of unlawful possession of a firearm and the Class D felony of receiving stolen property.
32. Raven L. Hayes, charged with the Class D felony of tampering with a motor vehicle.
33. Humberto Duncan, charged with the Class E felony of domestic assault third degree.
There were also 57 misdemeanor and/or infraction cases filed during this time period in Morgan County.
The Prosecutor’s Office reminds everyone that these charges are merely an accusation and these individuals remain innocent until proven guilty.
Offenders Sentenced
Dunklee also announced that in Morgan County Circuit Court action during April, the following offenders were sentenced to terms of imprisonment in the Department of Corrections:
1. Michael J. Giffin– Sentenced to seven years in the Department of Corrections (DOC) for the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance, seven years in DOC for the Class D felony of endangering the welfare of a child, and four years in DOC for the Class E felony of domestic assault third degree under RSMo 559.115 with preference for the 120 day institutional treatment center program.
2. Natasha E. Wesley-Cooper- Sentenced to four years in DOC for the Class D felony of stealing, four years in DOC for the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance, and four years for a separate case where Ms. Welsey-Cooper was also charged with the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.
3. Ryan J. Loper– Sentenced to 10 years in DOC for the Class B felony of burglary first degree and 10 years in DOC for the Class B felony of assault first degree under RSMo 559.115 with preference for the 120 day institutional treatment center program.
4. Rhonda J. Bonnell – Sentenced to four years in DOC for the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance and a concurrent four years in DOC for an additional case where Ms. Bonnell was charged with the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.
5. Dewayne O. Werdehausen– Sentenced to six years in DOC for the Class C felony of statutory rape second degree and six years in DOC for the unclassified felony of enticement of a child. Both counts were ran consecutively for a total of 12 years in the Department of Corrections.
6. Trina A. Aragon– Sentenced to seven years in DOC for the Class C felony of assault second degree under RSMo 559.115 with preference for the 120 day institutional treatment center program.
7. Amber Carlisle– Sentenced to seven years in DOC for the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance and seven years in DOC for the Class D felony of unlawful possession of a firearm.
8. Daman L. Turner– Sentenced to 10 years in DOC for the Class D felony of stealing under RSMo 559.115 with preference for the 120 day institutional treatment center program.
9. Dylan M. Larish – Sentenced to 120 days in DOC for the Class B felony of burglary first degree under RSMo 217.785, Phase II of the post conviction drug treatment program.
10. Colby E. Vansell – Sentenced to five years in DOC for the Class C felony of possession of a controlled substance and four years in DOC for the Class D felony of resisting arrest under RSMo 559.115 with preference for the 120 day institutional treatment center program.
These cases were prosecuted by Prosecuting Attorney Dustin G. Dunklee and assistant prosecuting attorneys Douglas Kinde and Derik Kinde, through the efforts of Dunklee’s staff members and the professional investigations of all law enforcement agencies involved.
Please direct all questions to Dustin G. Dunklee, Morgan County Prosecuting Attorney.