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Christian County Court Cases 07/16/19

The following court cases were heard by Judge Christopher Matoush on July 17, 2019.

 

Justin Barnes appeared in court today. Motion for bond hearing denied. Petition to revoke and pretrial set for August 6th.

 

Jared R. Bartimus appeared in court today. His bond modified to allow a trip on July 27-28. All other conditions remain the same.

 

Fred L. Delahunt appeared in court today. Case continued for sentencing. Delahunt sentenced to 30 months of first offender probation plus terms and conditions. He is also ordered to serve 38 days in county jail with 19 served.

 

Chad R. Hammond fails to appear.  Notice to appear filed over objection of state. PT set for July 23rd.

 

Brittany L. Henry appeared in court today.  Pretrial continued for August 22nd.

 

Jason M. Loveless appeared in court today.  Pretrial continued for September 18th for possible plea.

 

Michael T. Morrissey appeared in court today.  Bond modified for vacation.  Allowed to leave state July 25th -August 2nd. 

 

Jesse R. Rozplochowski appeared in court today.  Case continued for preliminary hearing August 20th.

 

Roy H. Timmes appeared in court today.  Hearing continued for August 6th.

 

Willie J. Jones II appeared in court today. Probable cause found. Bond set at $10,000 with 10% to apply.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 07/11/19

The following court cases were heard on Thursday July 11 in front of Judge Christopher Matoush:

 

Brian C. Callan appeared in court today.  Preliminary Hearing set for August 8th.  Bond condition is modified to allow defendant to drive to work and to work on farm equipment no more than 4 miles from residence) over objection of State. 

 

Ryan D. Cantrell failed to appear. Atty present. Bench warrant filed for $150,000 with 10% to apply over PD objection. 

 

Elizabeth A. Coatney appeared in court today. Defendant asked for continuance before bond hearing, but bond set. Judge Matoush informed the defendant that there would be a second chance opportunity for bond adjustment.  Bond set at $160,000 for all cases. Public Defender investigating over possible conflict.  Status hearing set for July 18.  Preliminary hearing continued for August 1st 

 

Deandre Douglas failed to appear.  Recognizance Bond revoked.  Bond reinstated at $50,000.

 

Steve E. Kampwerth appeared in court today.  Case continued until August 22nd for possible plea.

 

Christopher M. Murphy appeared in IDOC Custody.  Possible plea set for August 8th after 402 hearing held.  August 8th is next date.

 

Michael P. Neece appeared in court today.  Motion denied for drug treatment.  Motion denied for less bond.  Final pretrial set for July 30th.  Jury trial set for August 12th.

 

Harry E. Stark appeared in court today. Waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment, pleads not guilty. Pretrial continued for August 27th. 

 

William D. Thomas appeared in court.  Preliminary hearing set for August 22nd.

 

Sierra D. Willis appeared in court.  Case continued to August 15 for possible plea.

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Christian County Court Cases 07/09/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Christopher Matoush:

 

Julie E. Woods appeared in custody today.  Oral motion to reduce bond denied. Pretrial hearing set for July 15.

 

Kimberley Morrison appeared in custody today.  A plea agreement was met. In exchange for guilty plea of possession of <5 grams methamphetamine, Morrison will serve 3 years in Illinois Department of Corrections with 21 days already served, fines and fees in total of $3039 and 1 year mandatory supervised release.  

 

Matthew Mcintyre appeared in custody today.  A bond hearing was heard.  Motion was denied.  Defendent waives formal arraignment, pleads not guilty and asks for pretrial only.  Preliminary hearing set for August 5th.

 

Natalie Williams appears in court.  Pleads not guilty waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment requests trial by jury. Pretrial continuance set for August 22nd. 

 

Sara Fleet appears in court.  Waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment, pleads not guilty and demands jury trial. Jury trial set for September 30th, final pretrial set for September 17th, next pretrial set for August 27th. A pretrial is also set for 18CF252.  Pretrial only set for August 27th as well.

 

Rachel Neece fails to appear.  Warrant issued for FTA.  $20,000 bond over objection of PD.

 

Sierra Durbin reset due to motion for NOLLE.  Set for status August 1st for state to file motion.

 

James Hinds appears in court.  Motion to terminate first offender probation status.  Motion denied and defendant remains on probation.

 

Stephanie M. Knezevich appears via her attorney.  Checked in to outpatient.  Status set for September 16th. 
 

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Marriages And Civil Unions 6/19/19-6/20/19

The Following Marriage Licenses were published by the Christian County Clerk:

 

Nicholas Patrick Marley of Nokomis and Alexis Marie Waterman of Morrisonville---June 19th

 

Cordell Anthony Castle and Lindsey Renee Moore of Taylorville---June 20th

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Christian County Court Cases 06/28/19

The following court cases were heard on June 28, 2019.

 

Ashley N. Bain appeared in court.  The motion was approved to modify conditions of her bond to allow for treatment in Indiana.  Pretrial continued August 23.

 

William H. Baker appeared in court.  Pretrial continuance set for August 20th.

 

Justin L. Barnes appeared in court.  Pretrial continuance set for August 8th.

 

Tiffany M. Burke appeared in court.  Pretrial continuance set for August 22nd.

 

Marty L. Crain failed to appear in court.  Notice to appear set for July 25th.

 

Aaron B. Davis appeared in court.  Motion for bond hearing was asked for but not filed.  State objected.  No motion heard. Pretrial set for August 19th with Jury trial set for September 9th.

 

Haley M. Dixon appeared in court.  Defendent waived preliminary hearing, waived arraignment and plead not guilty and demanded trial by jury.  Pretrial continuance set for Aug 9th.

 

Michael R. Dodson appeared in court.  Defendent plead guilty as part of negotiated plea.  70 days in jail with 70 days already served, plus two years probation with fines and fees for 2018CF154 Domestic battery.  Two other charges including 2018CM109 (violating bail bond/family member) and 2018CF117 criminal damage to government property under $500 dollars was dismissed.

 

Yori Duckett appeared in court.  Cases dismissed for 2 charges of criminal damage to property between $500 and 10K.

 

Rachel S. Duncan appeared in court. Pretrial continued for June 28.  

 

Brett S. Durbin appeared in court. Defendant has not met with public attorney. Pretrial set for August 9th. 

 

Cody R. Fringer appeared in court. Pretrial continued for August 20th.

 

Destiney R. Kee appeared in court.  Preliminary hearing waived, arraignment waived, plead not guilty, and demanded trial by jury.  Released on recognizance bond.  Pretrial continued for August 22nd.

 

Tracy J. Kennedy appeared in court.  Pretrial continued for August 26th.

 

Cory A. Skinner appeared in court.  Pretrial continued for September 6th.

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Christian County Court Cases 06/18/19

The following court cases were heard on June 18th:

 

Chad Hammond appeared in court today.  Case is set for further pretrial on July 16th.

 

Jeremy T. Stark appeared in court today.  Case continued possible plea on June 18th.

 

Devin G. Prose appeared in court today.  Motion filed for keeping probation in Christian County and not Sangamon County. Motion granted.  

 

Michael E. Durbin appeared in court today.  Motion filed for new counsel by defendant.  Case continued till July 19th.

 

Cynthia R. Karrick appeared in court today.  Pretrial continued for possible plea June 21st.

 

Donald L. Lozier appeared in court today.  Motion filed for reduction of bond.  Motion denied.  Preliminary hearing set for June 27th.

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Christian County Court Cases 06/17/19

The following court cases were heard today:

 

Matthew R. Myers has a pretrial hearing set for June 25th.  

 

Jonathan J. Janda entered into a negotiated plea.  Defendant pleads guilty, and will serve 2 years in DOC with 1 year of mandatory supervised release and credit for 10 days served.  Companion cases are dismissed. Fines and costs associated with plea.  

 

Toni K. Sherman had a hearing today.  Defendant elects to proceed without attorney. Hearing for pretrial will be scheduled on July 15th.  Defendant ordered to report to probation. 

 

Travis J. Hopping appeared in court today.  Attorney Michael Drake appointed.  July 22nd next court date.
 

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Marriages And Civil Unions 6/7-6/14

The Following Marriage Licenses were published by the Christian County Clerk:

 

Richard Shannon Harris and Roslyn Marie Tarrant of Taylorville---June 7th

 

William Roberts Appleton and Barbara Anne Westrick of Taylorville---June 10th

 

Michael Allen Geist and Lori Ann Donaldson of Springfield---June 14th

 

Tara Lynn Bly and Lois Jane Shellenbarger of Taylorville---June 14th

 

Michael Harrison Frizzo and Adrienne Marie Mann---June 14th

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Christian County Court Cases 06/14/19

The following court cases were heard June 14th in front of Judge Brad T. Paisley:

 

Stephanie R. Argeris appeared in court today.  A continuance was scheduled for June 21st for possible plea negotiation.

 

Robert J. Biggs appeared in court today.  By agreement pretrial continued for August 27th with jury trial set for September 9th.

 

Jerry H Bunning appeared in court today.  Hearing on all pending motions scheduled for August 6th.

 

Barbara A. Chamness appeared in court today.  A pretrial hearing is continued to August 2nd.

 

Cheyenne S. Crow did not appear in court today.  A Bench warrant has been filed for failure to appear set at $50,000.

 

Michael E. Durbin appeared in court today.  Plea hearing scheduled for June 18th.

 

Jonathan J. Janda appeared in court today.  A negotiated plea continuance is set for June 17th.

 

Matthew G. Johnson appeared in court today.  A pretrial hearing continued to August 9th.

 

Steve E. Kampwerth appeared in court today.  A warrant out for his arrest was quashed.  He pleads not guilty, waives arraignment, and demands trial by jury.  Pretrial hearing scheduled for July 11th.  

 

Tyler R. Martin appeared in court today. He has a continuance for August 9th.  If plea agreement not set by than, a jury trial will be set.  

 

James M. Mcguiness appeared in court today.  A motion hearing for raising his bond from the state was heard.  Motion was denied by Judge Paisley.  However, defendant has to sign a extradition waiver, and wear a GPS monitor before he is released. He has a continuance set for June 27th.  

 

Kimberlee S. Morrison appeared in court today.  Pretrial hearing continued for June 21st.

 

Zachary M. Morrissey appeared in court today.  Pretrial hearing continued for June 21st.

 

Rachel N. Neece appeared in court today.  PD Drake withdraws from case due to conflict of interest.  PD Grigsby to take over.  Pretrial hearing continued for July 9th. 

 

Gerald J. Powyszynski appeared in court today.  A negotiated plea was filed.  In exchange for guilty plea of aggravated domestic battery, which is a Class II felony, defendant will serve 75 days in jail (with 75 already served), be placed on probation for 24 months and other written terms.  

 

Angel M. Privia appeared in court today.  A negotiated plea was filed.  In exchange for guilty plea of retail theft, a class III felony. No judgement or conviction.  Defendant given two years of second chance probation and other written terms.  

 

Tammy A. Shoraga appeared in court today.  Pretrial hearing continued for August 6th.

 

Brian K. Sisk appeared in court today.  Pretrial hearing continued for August 8th.

 

Joseph R. Sparling appeared in court today.  Defendant waives arraignment, waives preliminary hearing, pleads not guilty, and demands trial by jury.  Pretrial continued till August 5th.

 

Kathy M. Swinburne appeared in court today.  A negotiated plea was filed.  In exchange for guilty plea of theft, a class II felony, defendant sentenced to two years probation and other written terms.

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Christian County Court Cases 06/13/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Brad T. Paisley:

 

Samantha J. Abbott appeared in court today.  Pretrial Hearing continued till August 5th 2019.

 

Pam Benedict appeared in court today.  New attorney takes over for vacated PD Drake.  Sentence hearing continues to August 22nd.

 

Ryan D. Buerk appeared in court today.  Pretrial continuance July 23rd 2019.  Problem Solving Court referral pending.

 

Ryan D. Cantrell appeared in court today.  Preliminary hearing scheduled for July 11.

 

Madelynn M. Cashen did not appear in court today due to transportation issues.  Pretrial hearing continued to July 25th.

 

James R. Coghlan fails to appear. FTA Warrant issued. Bond set at $3,000.

 

Drew M. Collins appeared in court today.  Hearing continued till June 20th.

 

Lauren K. Fox-Pittman appeared in court today.  Waives preliminary hearing pretrial scheduled for August 2nd.  Possible plea in place.

 

Chism L. Haworth appeared in court today.  Pretrial set for July 25th due to petition to revoke.

 

Cameron M. Hudgins appeared in court today.  Hudgins pleads guilty to the charge of theft a class IV felony.  Hudgins will serve 4 days in prison with 2 days served already.  Defendant will also receive 2 years probation and pay back fines and restitution.  

 

Steve E. Kampwerth fails to appear in court.  Bond set at $10,000 over objection of attorney.

 

Leeanne Kinsella appeared in court today.  Kinsella waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment, and pleads not guilty.  Attorney demands trial by jury.  Pretrial hearing scheduled for July 11th.

 

Trevor L. Lindsey appeared in court today.  Case continued for possible plea set for August 5th.

 

Christopher M. Murphy failed to appear.  Defendent has case in Montgomery County today.  Continued for July 2nd.

 

Michael P. Neece appeared in court today.  Defendent has motion for furlough on July 2nd 

 

Christopher M. Norris appeared in court today.  Pretrial continued for July 23rd. 

 

Aaron M. Steele appeared in court today.  Status on sentence scheduled for June 20th.

 

Nathan M. Strayer appeared in court today.  Pretrial hearing continued for July 30th Jury trial scheduled for August 12th.

 

Gary E. Turvey appeared in court today.  Preliminary hearing scheduled for July 25th.
 

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Jenkins Court Hearing Continued

Bradley S. Jenkins appeared in court today in Saint Louis, Missouri.  According to Court records, his case has been continued until August 21st at 9:01 in front of Judge Madeline Connolly at Carnahan Courthouse.

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Christian County Court Cases 06/11/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Brad T. Paisley:

 

Zachary P. Clutter appeared in court today.  His pretrial continuance is scheduled for July 22nd.  The Jury trial date is scheduled for August 12th.

 

Keffery L. Cothern did not appear in court today.  Bond motion, but subject had posted bond, so motion was stricken from record.  Preliminary hearing set for July 22nd.

 

McQuade A. Hardy did not appear in court today.  30,000 bond set for bench warrant.  August 6th is next court date.

 

Renee M. Cox appeared in court today. Pretrial hearing set for July 23rd.  Trial date set for August 12th.

 

Kevin R. Hendricker appaered in court today.  A pretrial continuance is set for July 30th.

 

Cynthia R. Karrick appeared in court today.  A pretrial continuance is set for June 18th. 

 

Jonathan J. Janda appeared in court today.  A furlough is granted from jail Wednesday June 12-Friday June 14. Case continued till June 14th for negotiated plea deal.

 

Stephanie M. Knezevich did not appear in court today.  An NTA was filed for July 9th.  PD says Knezevich is still in treatment.  

 

Jason C. Krouse appeared in court today.  Continuance for August 6th due to an issue in another court.

 

Alan J. Logsdon Jr. appeared in court today.  Continuance set for August 1st.

 

Donald L. Lozier appeared in court today.  Bond set at $20,000.  Preliminary hearing set for June 27th.

 

Matthew L. McIntyre appeared in court today.  Negotiated plea entered and approved by court.  Defendant pleads guilty to charge of unlawful possession of methamphetamine precursors a class II felony and is sentenced to two years probation, with 180 days in jail and credit for 100 served.  Bond to apply.  

 

Devin G. Prose appeared in court today.  Negotiated plea entered and approved by court.  Defendent pleads guilty to charge of unlawful possession of a controlled substance.  No judgement of conviction entered.  Will serve two years probation as part of first offender status. 

 

Lloyd H. Smith appeared in court today.  Negotiated plea entered and approved by court.  Defendant pleads guilty to charge of retail theft, a class III felony. Judgement of conviction entered.  Defendant sentenced to two years probation.  

 

Jeremy T. Stark appeared in court today.  Negotiated plea in place.  Continuance set for June 18th.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 06/10/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Brad T. Paisley:

 

Brandy S. Allen appeared in court today.  Status on sentence hearing set for July 23.

 

Michael W. Beaty appeared in court today.  Trial date set July 15th.

 

Kacey D. Burton appeared in court today.  Motion for Furlough denied.  Prelim Hearing set for July 25th.

 

Carolynn D. Campbell appeared in court today.  Preliminary hearing set for August 1st.

 

Jacob J. Graham appeared in court today.  Pleads guilty to misdemeanor charge of battery, felony charge dropped.  Two years probation received. 

 

Sierra S. Hatfill appeared in court today.  Preliminary hearing set for July 8th.

 

Matthew W. Hoover appeared in court today.  Pretrial hearing scheduled for July 23rd.  Jury trial scheduled for August 12th.

 

Tina M. Jobe appeared in court today.  Pretrial hearing scheduled for July 22nd.  Jury trial scheduled for August 12th.

 

Timothy S. Kinsella appeared in court today.  Pretrial hearing scheduled for July 25th.

 

Michael D. Kline appeared in court today.  Pretrial continuance scheduled for July 22nd.

 

Stacey L. Newlin appeared in court today.  Pretrial hearing scheduled for July 23rd and Jury trial scheduled for August 12th. 

 

Ryan P. Ward appeared in court today.  Waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment, pleads not guilty, and demands trial by jury. Pretrial hearing scheduled for August 8th.

 

Brandon J. Emery appeared in court today.  Negotiated plea entered.  Emery pleads guilty to counts one and two of aggravated battery, one charge of burglary.  18CF241 and 18CF242.  Sentence imposed must run consecutively to 17CF227 and may be consecutive to 18CF241.  Sentence hearing scheduled for August 8th, 2019.

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Marriages And Civil Unions 6/27-7/5

The Following Marriage Licenses were published by the Christian County Clerk:

 

Brian James Eck and Kara Lee Adams of Pana---June 27th

 

Alan Scott Haywood and Kitty Jo Briggs of Taylorville---June 27th

 

Roger Lee Bricker and Janis Leigh Garrison of Taylorville---June 27th

 

Branden David Boatwright and Jessica Leigh Krueger of Taylorville---July 2nd

 

James Robert Lunsford of Taylorville and Christina Lynn Taylor of Palmer---July 3rd

 

Sean Wesley King and Jessica Marissa Williams of Taylorville---July 5th

 

Brandon Matthew Wilson and Meghan Marie Bolinger of Taylorville---July 5th

 

 

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Christian County Court Cases 06/07/19

The following court cases were heard June  6th in front of Judge Brad T. Paisley:

 

Joshua M. De Clerck was present for his sentencing hearing.  After testimony and evidence from both sides, De Clerck made a statement.  After deliberation, Judge Paisley sentenced De Clerck to two years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by one year of mandatory supervised release with credit for 107 days served.  Defendant also assessed fines and fees from supplemental sentencing order.  Bond to apply. This is for case 18CF86.

 

Joshua M. De Clerck will also face one year in the Illinois Department of Corrections with one year mandatory supervised release.  This is sentenced to run consecutively to the sentence imposed in 18CF86.

 

A preliminary hearing for 19-CF-145 is scheduled for August 15th. Defendant waives his right to speedy preliminary hearing.  

 

The following court cases were heard June 7th in front of Judge Brad T. Paisley.

 

Brandon J. Emery of appeared in court today.  There is a continuance set for June 10th.

 

Trevor L. Lindsey appeared in court today.  There is a continuance set for June 13. There will also be a 402 conference set.

 

Melinda D. Mahone failed to appear.  A FTA Bond for $100,000 has been filed over objection of PD.

 

Ted H. Matthews appeared in court today.  A status hearing is set for July 19th.

 

Chad E. MC Kittrick failed to appear.  A FTA bond for $100,000 has been filed over objection of PD.

 

James T. Melvin appeared in court today.  A continuance for July 26th is set.

 

Zachary M. Morrissey appeared in court today.  A continuance is set for June 14th.  There will also be a 402 conference set.

 

Lloyd H. Smith appeared in court today.  Continued for negotiation of plea deal.  Set for June 11th.

 

Robbie D. Sparling failed to appear.  A FTA bond for $10,000 has been filed over objection of PD.

 

Aaron M. Steele appeared in court today.  A continuance is set for June 13th.

 

Sara A. Sunderland failed to appear.  After talking to PD, Sunderland was in treatment.  Continued for July 29th. 

 

Kathy M. Swinburne appeared in court today.  A status hearing is set for June 14th.

 

James Moses appeared in court today.  He is set to be extradited back to Missouri.  He has a status hearing set for June 26th in case it hasn’t happened yet.

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Christian County Court Cases 06/06/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Brad T. Paisley on June 6th:

 

Garret D. Austin of Taylorville appeared in court today.  Case continued for possible plea agreement.  Continuation set for July 25th.

 

Randy E. Bess of Morrisonville appeared in court today.  He has a continuance set for July 29th for pretrial, and a jury trial date of August 12th.

 

Kristi A. Bland had her cause reset for July 11th.

 

Kacey D. Burton appeared in court today.  Pretrial continued for July 25th.  A motion has been presented for furlough.  That will be heard June 10th.

 

Jeremy P. Cagle of Kincaid appeared in court today.  Pretrial continued for July 25th.

 

Quinten W. Christopher of Kincaid appeared in court today.  Case continued for negotiated plea June 25th for continuance.

 

Rachel S. Duncan of Taylorville appeared in court today.  Pretrial continued for June 28th. 

 

Joshua D. Foil of Morrisonville appeared in court today.  Case continued for possible negotiated plea deal set for July 25th.  Defendent waives preliminary hearing.

 

Holly M. Hapner and Nathan A. Hapner appeared in court today.  Case continued for August 19th.

 

Alexander F. King of Pana appeared in court today.  Pretrial continued for August 8th.

 

James O. Pike of Assumption had his hearing reset for July 11th.

 

Donald E Runyon Jr. of Kincaid appeared in court today.  Pretrial set for July 22nd with a Jury trial for August 12th.

 

Ann L. Stafford of Taylorville appeared in court today.  Waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment pleads not guilty and demands trial by jury.  Pretrial hearing scheduled for July 29th.

 

Caleb Williams of Pana appeared in court today. Pretrial hearing continued for July 25th.

 

Ronald Fisher appeared in court today.  Fisher ordered released on a $10,000 recognizance bond.  General terms and conditions apply.  Sentencing hearing scheduled for July 22nd.  
 

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Marriages And Civil Unions 5/25/19-6/4/19

The Following Marriage Licenses were published by the Christian County Clerk:

 

Daniel Lee Burdell and Cayla Nichole Ziegler, Litchfield --- May 30th

 

Matthew Paul Flanagan and Breanna Marie Ninmer, Belleville --- May 30th

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Christian County Court Cases 06/04/19

18CF335 - Benedict, Danielle - Aggravated battery of a peace officer. Case was continued for presentation of a negotiated plea on 7/30/19.

 

19CF25 & 19CF40 - Caldwell, Brianna N - Forgery. Defendant waived arraignment, plead not guilty and requested a jury trial. Pre-trial hearing scheduled for 7/23/19.

 

19CF128 - Cline, Dustin R A - Aggravated battery of a peace officer and resisting a peace officer. Defendant waived arraignment, plead not guilty and requested a jury trial. Pre-trial hearing scheduled for 6/27/19

 

18CF275 - Collingwood, Alex M - Domestic battery. Motion to continue pretrial and jury trial granted. Pre-trial scheduled for 8/1/19.

 

18CF117 & 18CF154 - Dodson, Michael R - Criminal damage to government property & domestic battery. Pre-trial hearing was continued to 6/24/19 and jury trial was set for 7/15/19. State will try 18CF117 first. Bond was increased an additional 10%.

 

18CF313 - Edwards, Sara A - Possession of meth. Negotiated plea was approved and accepted. Defendant pleads guilty to the charge of unlawful possession of methamphetamine, a class III felony.  Defendant was sentenced to two years of first offender probation.

 

19CF144 & 19CF150 - Emery, Jeremy T - Possession of meth & residential burglary. Preliminary hearing was set for 6/27/19 and bond was set at $150,000 with GPS monitoring and no contact with victim or residence if released on bond.

 

19CF104 - Fleet, Sarah E - Aggravated fleeing. Public defender was appointed and preliminary hearing scheduled for 7/9/19.

 

19CF38 - Hester, Brittany C - Possession of meth. Pre-trial hearing was continued to 8/1/19.

 

18CF314 - Huckstadt, Krystal L - Violation of sex offender registration (3 counts). Case was continued for negotiated plea on 8/2/19.

 

17CF297 - Johnson, Matthew G - Possession of meth. Defendant was unable to appear due to medical issue. Pre-trial hearing was continued to 6/14/19.

 

19CF149 - Kee, Destiney R - Aggravated battery of a peace officer and domestic battery. Preliminary hearing set for 6/28/19. Bond was set at $40,000

 

19CF89 - Krouse, James L - Child sex offender in a public park. Defendant waived arraignment, pled not guilty and requested a jury trial. Pre-trial hearing scheduled for 8/2/19.

 

19CF94 - Rightnowar, Alyshia M - Aggravated cruelty to animals. Defendant waived arraignment, pled not guilty and requested a jury trial. Pre-trial hearing scheduled for 7/29/19.

 

 

 

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Christian County Court Cases 06/03/19

The following cases were heard in Christian County Court in front Judge Brad T. Paisley.

 

Tanya E. Beck  did not appear today.  Public Defender Michael Drake said she was in treatment.  A continuance is scheduled for July 23rd.

 

Austin N. Casner appeared in court custody.  A preliminary hearing was heard.  The arresting officer from the Pana Police Department testified.  The court found probable cause.  Casner plead not guilty, waived arraignment, and demands trial by jury.  Trial is set for July 15th.  June 24th is pretrial continuance.

 

Brandon J. Emery appeared in court today.  Pretrial continuance scheduled for June 7th.

 

Casey L. Haws of Taylorville appeared in court today.  Pretrial continuance scheduled for June 21st.

 

Brittany L. Henry appeared in court today.  Pretrial continuance scheduled for July 11th.

 

Troy J. Hughes of Pana did not appear in court today.  A bench warrant of $9,000 has been issued over objection from Mr. Drake.

 

Patrick M. Motley of Taylorville appeared in court today.  A 402 hearing has been scheduled for July 22nd.  The pretrial continuance will also be July 22nd.

 

Stephen M. O Conner did not appear in court today.  His warrant remains issued.

 

Dakota A. Shockley appeared in court today.  He has a plea continuance scheduled for July 30th.

 

Amanda M. Van Ostran of Taylorville was not in court today.  A notice to appear was sent for a July 30th date.

 

Henry A. Willis of Taylorville appeared in court today.  A pretrial continuance is scheduled for June 28th.


 

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Christian County Court Cases 5/30/19

The following cases were heard in Christian County Court in front Judge Brad T. Paisley:

 

William H. Baker of Pana was present in court today.  Pretrial scheduled for June 28, 2019.  402 conference scheduled June 28th as well.

 

Logan M. Beck of Pana was present in court today.  Pretrial scheduled for July 23rd.  State set to make plea offer.

 

Sarah L. Carnahan of Pana was present in court today.  Carnahan waived preliminary hearing waives arraignment and pleads not guilty and demands trial by jury.  Pretrial hearing scheduled for July 25th.

 

Eric B. Crompton of Taylorville was present in court today.  Due to a court appearance in Macon County, the court set a pretrial continuance for August 5th. 

 

Haley M. Dixon of Pana was not present in court today and is in treatment.  Preliminary hearing scheduled for June 28th.

 

Tina M. Jobe of Pana was present in court today.  Pretrial hearing continued to June 10th.

 

Sean W. King of Taylorville was present in court today.  After an open guilty plea to the charge of criminal damage, no judgement of conviction was entered and Mr. King will be admitted to problem solving court. Sentence hearing stayed.

 

Melinda D. Kraut of Taylorville was not present in court today.  Notice to appear issued for June 7th.

 

Quinton L. Morrissey was in custody today.  Pretrial continued to June 27th.  Defendant does not have anything more

from his expert witness, but the State is expected to have additional reports from their witness within 2 weeks. 

 

Toby A. Moyer of Pana was present in court today.  A hearing for petition to revoke will be scheduled July 26th.

 

Gerald J. Powszynski of Pana was present in court today. Pretrial hearing scheduled for June 14th.

 

Mary A. Scott did not appear in court today but was represented by counsel. Sentencing hearing scheduled for continuance August 22nd.

 

Joseph F. Sherman of Pana appeared in court today. Pretrial hearing scheduled for July 29th.  Plea offer made.

 

Jennifer J. Smith of Assumption was in custody today.  Waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment, pleads not guilty and demands trial by jury.  Pretrial hearing scheduled for July 23rd. Ordered furloughed from jail in order to go to inpatient treatment. Also ordered to immediately return to jail upon leaving the facility.

 

Nicole M. Waller appeared in court today. Pretrial continuance scheduled for June 27th.

 

Sierra D. Willis appeared in court today.  Pretrial hearing scheduled for July 11th. 

 

James J. Humphrey appeared in custody today.  The motion hearing for bond was heard.  The state represented by Michael Havera asked Judge Paisley to set the bond at $1,000,000 and stated that after the police read Mr. Humphrey his Miranda rights, that the police asked him if he had any illegal drugs in his house, Mr. Humphrey responded back with “Not as much as last time.”  After Mr. Drake argued for his client, stating that Mr. Humphrey had exhausted all of his bond options last time, Judge Paisley set the bond at $1,000,000.  Preliminary hearing scheduled for June 24th.


 

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Marriages And Civil Unions 5/14/19-5/24/19

The following marriages and civil union applications were filed in the Christian County Courthouse and reported to Regional Radio News.

 

Kevin Lynn Sneddon and Amanda Noel Strunk of Taylorville---May 14, 2019.

 

Frank Andrew Martincic and Angela Darlene Gravatt of Assumption---May 14, 2019.

 

Gary Lee Stover and Rachel Lillian Mudd of Indianapolis, Indiana---May 23, 2019.

 

Charles Edgar Thompson and Courtney Leann McQuern of Taylorville---May 24, 2019.

 

Larry Dale Creighton of Rochester and Karla Kay Hauk of Mount Auburn---May 24, 2019.

 

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Christian County Court Cases 05/23/19

Judge Brad Paisley heard the following cases in Christian County Court today:

 

Dustin J. Benedict of Taylorville appeared in court today.  A continuation set for July 9th.

 

Kacey D. Burton appeared in custody.  A motion was heard for a bond hearing.  Burton’s motion was denied.  Pretrial still set for June 6th. 

 

Dylan L. Carroll of Pana plead guilty in court today to a lesser plea agreement.  Carroll will face 4 days in court with 2 days already served.  Carroll will also face 24 months probation.  Carroll will also serve a 15 day sentence starting on June 24th from an incident that happened September 17th, 2016.  He will also pay back fines, and restitution to the Taylorville Police Department. Carroll plead guilty to DUI, damage to government property, and resisting arrest.

 

Colby D. Coleman appeared in custody today.  Coleman was granted permission to find an private attorney.  His continuance is scheduled for June 21st. 

 

Brandon A. Durbin of Taylorville appeared in court today.  A has a pretrial scheduled for July 18th.

 

Jarred L. Lawrence of Pana appeared in custody.  A pretrial is scheduled for June 24th.

 

Juan C. Sanchez of Taylorville appeared in court today.  A continuation is scheduled for June 6th.

 

Joseph R. Sparling of Taylorville appeared in court today.  A preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 14th.

 

Clifford R. Taylor  appeared in custody.  Taylor was granted a furlough for a graduation.  He will be released 5/24 at noon

and has to be back to the jail by 5/25 at noon.  Pretrial scheduled for June 7th.

 

Alic D. Vandermaiden of Taylorville appeared in court today.  A preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 27th.

 

Devin L. Worker of Pana appeared in custody. Bond set at $5,000.  Plus preordered bond requirements.  Preliminary hearing is June 14th.  

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Christian County Court Cases 05/21/19

The following cases were heard in front of Judge Bradley T. Paisley;

 

Anthony R. Chavez of Taylorville appeared in court today.   Chavez has waived arraignment and pretrial hearing continued to July 18th, 2019.

 

Jeffrey J. Klein of Pana appeared in court on a petittion to revoke.  Klein asked for time to find and hire an attorney.  Pretrial continuance scheduled for June 18th.

 

Michael P. Neece of Taylorville appeared in court today.  Neece will waive preliminary hearing, plead not guilty and ask for a trial by jury.  A motion for furlough will be filed.  Pretrial continuance scheduled for June 13th.

 

Jillian C. Shull appeared in court today.  Shull has compliance date scheduled for July 9th.

 

Steven E. Tucker appeared in court today.  A pretrial continuance is scheduled for August 15th.

 

Lester G. Ward appeared in court today.  A June 18 pretrial continuance is scheduled.

 

Dwight C. WIlliams appeared in court today.  A preliminary hearing set for June 28th.

 

Tonya C. Fisher appeared in court today.  A preliminary hearing set for July 2nd.  Fisher was released on a $6,000 recognizance bond.  Atty Grigsby appointed. 

 

 

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Christian County Court Cases 05/20/19

The following court cases were heard in Christian County Circuit Court 5/20/19:

 

Michael T. Morrissey appeared in court today. Attorney Attebury assigned for Mr. Morrissey. Status on pretrial continuance scheduled for June 20th.

 

Skyler J. Myers appeared in court today.  The state has filed a petition to revoke after charges of failed drug tests and a missed check in.  He has a continuance scheduled for June 21.

 

John M. Shuster failed to appear in court today.  A notice to appear has been filed for June 12th.

 

Carter C. Sinkhorn appeared in court today.  The state is seeking compliance.  He has a scheduled status update set for July 1st.

 

Jennifer J. Smith appeared in court today.  She was assigned public defender Michael Drake.  After a bail hearing, bond was set at $30,000 +$5,000 for failure to appear for previous charges.  Her preliminary hearing is set for June 11th.

 

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Christian County Court Cases 05/16/19

The following Court Cases were heard under Judge Brad T. Paisley.

 

James M. Assad Jr.  was present in court.  The preliminary hearing was waived.  A pretrial set for July 18th.

 

Garret D. Austin was present in court.  A plea continuance has been scheduled for June 6th to consider counter/accept the offer given by the state.

 

George T. Bailey of Kincaid was present in court.  The preliminary hearing was waived.  A pretrial continuance was scheduled for June 24th.

 

Robert J. Biggs was present in court.  A pretrial continuance has been scheduled for June 14th.   

 

Tiffany M. Burke of Taylorville was present in court today.  She has a pretrial plea continuance set up for June 28th to consider counter/accept the offer given by the state.

 

Ryan E. Clay was present in court today.  A pretrial continuance is set for July 29th for counseling to be complete.

 

June A. Cooper of Taylorville was present in court today.  A plea continuance is set for June 25th.

 

Joseph L. Dees of Taylorville was present in court today.  A plea continuance is set for June 25th. 

 

Delaney S. Dilley of Pana was present in court today.  A pretrial continuance is set for July 1st. 

 

Deandre Douglas of Taylorville was present in court today.  He was released on recognizance and has a pretrial continuance scheduled for July 11th.

 

Brandon J. Emery of Taylorville has a motion hearing set for Thursday Afternoon.

 

Eric R. Fortner of Kincaid was present in court today.  A pretrial continuance was scheduled for June 27th.

 

Cody R. Fringer of Assumption was present in court today.  A preliminary waiver was filed.  Jury trial requested and pretrial only is scheduled for June 28th due to possible charges still being filed.  

 

Blake A. Griffin appeared in court today.  He has a pretrial continuance scheduled for July 19th.

 

Sean W. King of Taylorville appeared in court today.  He has a pre-trial continuance scheduled for May 24th pending more info available to the court.

 

LeeAnne Kinsella of Taylorville appeared in court today.  A pretrial continuance is scheduled for June 13th.

 

Devon M. Moore of Taylorville appeared in court today.  A pretrial continuance has been scheduled for July 22nd. 

 

Susan M. Morgason of Taylorville appeared in court today.  A plea continuance has been scheduled for May 22nd.

 

Tracy M. Price Failed to appear.  A $3,000 bond has been issued over the objection of public defender, Mr. Drake.

 

Katie M. Rhodes of Pana appeared in court.  A plea continuance has been scheduled for June 25th.

 

Bobby D. Smith of Taylorville failed to appear due to health issues.  A notice to appear was issued.  He has a continuance scheduled for July 22nd.

 

Clifford R. Taylor appeared in court today.  He has a continuance scheduled for May 20th.

 

Christopher J. Wessling appeared in court today.  A pre-trial continuance has been scheduled due to continued negotiations between parties.  Continuance set for June 24th.

 

Natalie A. Williams of Kincaid appeared in court today.  A preliminary hearing continuance is scheduled for June 20th.

 

Tamara Wisnasky of Taylorville appeared in court today.  A arraignment was waived.  Status hearing set for May 24th due to other issues in other counties.

 

Alisha D. Wood of Taylorville failed to appear.  A bond was set at $10,000 over objection of public defender Mr. Drake.
 

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