These are the results of the following court cases heard in the Christian County Court on Thursday, August 31st:
17CF152 - Nathaniel Z. Bain - 2 Counts of Narcotics Possession - Preliminary Hearing. Preliminary hearing is waived. Formal arraignment is waived. Defendant pleads not guilty and requests trial by jury in October. Trial scheduled for October, pre-trial scheduled for September 18 at 10 a.m.
17CF123 - Dylan L. Carroll - Aggravated Battery - Pre-trial. Also 16CF204 - Criminal Damage to Government Property Less Than $500, 16CF091 - Threatening a Public Official and Resisting a Peace Officer, and multiple traffic charges. Amended bond motion set for today. Because Judge Paisley is out, defense requests motion be pushed back to September 7 so he is here. Next court date scheduled for September 7 at 10 a.m.
17CF057 - Gabriel I. Crews - Forgery - Preliminary Hearing. Also multiple traffic charges. Alan Mills with Taylorville Police Department called as witness. Probable cause is found. Formal arraignment is waived, defense requests trial by jury. Defense asks for November trial. Trial scheduled for November, pre-trial scheduled for October 23rd at 10 a.m.
17CF071 - Josh D. Hill - Meth Delivery Between 15 and 100 grams and Meth Delivery Between 5 and 15 Grams. Pre-trial. State has given defendant an offer. Pre-trial continued until October 5 at 10 a.m.
17CF085 - Tracy J. Kennedy - Possession of a Controlled Substance - Pre-trial. Also 17CL045 - Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - Clerk Review. Both sides agree to continue pre-trial until November 2 at 10 a.m.
17CF182 - Melinda D. Kraut - Possession of Meth Less Than 5 Grams and DUI - First Appearance with Counsel. Preliminary hearing requested and immediate bond hearing. Defendant testifies on her own behalf. Bond motion is denied, but it can be renewed. Next court date scheduled for September 21 at 10 a.m.
17CF051 - Charles T. Lee - Meth Delivery Between 15 and 100 Grams and Aggravated Meth Delivery Between 15 and 100 Grams - Pre-trial. Trial continued until October. State has made a new offer to defendant. Pre-trial bond motion hearing scheduled for September 8 at 10 a.m.
15CF240 - David L. Robinson - Theft Between $500 and $10,000 - Preliminary Hearing. Additional discovery is coming. Next pre-trial set for October 17 at 10 a.m.
16CF226 - Pamela J. Rozplochowski - Possession of a Stolen Vehicle - Status hearing. Also 16CF104 - Theft Less Than $500 With a Prior and 16CF021 - Retail Theft Less Than $300. She does not appear. Warrant already out for her arrest on a separate case, this case added to that warrant over defense counsel objection.
17CF178 - Joshua M. Sams - Retail Theft Less Than $300 - First Appearance. Also 16CF010 - Retail Theft Less Than $300, 17CM007 - Retail Theft Less Than $300, and two traffic charges. Open plea is reached. Charge in 17CF178 will be dismissed. He will plead guilty to charge in 16CF010. Status hearing scheduled for October 19 at 10 a.m.
16CF125 - Brittany N. Scribner - Aggravated Use of a Communication Device While Driving Resulting in a Death - Negotiated Plea. Also a traffic charge. Defense counsel is ill and not present. Rescheduled for October 3 at 9 a.m.
17CF028 - Toni K. Sherman - Aggravated Battery - Pre-trial. Plea and sentencing scheduled for October 17 at 10 a.m.
17CM051 - Joey L. Shoraga - Domestic Battery - Pre-trial. State has made an offer. Pre-trial and possible plea continued until September 28 at 10 a.m.
17CF179 - Shiloh K. Thomas - Domestic Battery With a Prior - First Appearance. Charge was read. Public Defender was appointed. Recognizance bond of $5,000 set. Next appearance scheduled for October 19 at 10 a.m.
14CF227 - Phillip E. Wicker II - Aggravated Battery - Petition to Revoke / Pre-trial. Pre-trial continued until September 14 at 10 a.m.
16CM226 - Brian J. Windell - Retail Theft Less Than $300 - Pre-trial. Negotiations are ongoing. Next pre-trial scheduled for October 17 at 10 a.m.