Court Roundup for June 29-July3
Madras man pleads not guilty in domestic violence case
Kevin Gene Howe, 58, of Madras, pleaded not guilty to domestic violence charges of strangulation and fourth-degree assault, as well as a charge of harassment, Thursday, July 2 in Jefferson County Circuit Court.
Details of the case are being withheld to protect the alleged victim.
Howe was released from the Jefferson County Correctional Facility June 30 after posting $2,500 of the $25,000 security required.
Woman pleads not guilty in Odd Fellows break-in
A woman accused of breaking into the Odd Fellows Lodge pleaded not guilty to five charges in Jefferson County Circuit Court Tuesday, June 30.
Odessa Mae Jones, 37, of Warm Springs, pleaded not guilty to second-degree burglary, first-degree criminal mischief, first-degree theft, resisting arrest and attempt to commit a Class A misdemeanor.
The indictment alleges that Jones went into the lodge on June 3 intending to commit a crime. It said she did more than $1,000 damage to a chair lift that belonged to the Odd Fellows and stole property worth more than $1,000, as well as property worth more than $100.
As of Sunday, July 5, Jones was being held in the Jefferson County Correctional Facility on $25,000 security.
Jones had been released from jail, but on June 29, a man on Southeast Fifth Street accused Jones of throwing rocks at his windows.
Man pleads not guilty to multiple charges in domestic violence case
Bryce Norman Deller, 35, of Madras, pleaded not guilty to first-degree unlawful sexual penetration, first-degree burglary, two counts of strangulation, and one count of fourth-degree assault Thursday, July 2, in Jefferson County Circuit Court.
The strangulation and assault charges constitute domestic violence, according to the indictment charging him.
Further details are being withheld to protect the alleged victim in the case.
As of Sunday, July 5, Deller was being held in the Jefferson County Correctional Facility on $100,000 security.
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