For the Record Archives for 2016-04

For the Record 4/28/2016

The Christian County Courthouse reports the following Divorces 4/28/2016

 

Judgements:

 

Shannon L. Linder and Cynthia A. Linder, Taylorville

Robert D. Neal Jr. and Kayla R. Neal, Pana

 

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For the Record 4/27/2016

On Wednesday the Christian County Sheriff’s Department reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.  

 

73 year old Benjamin P. Fribley of Assumption was arrested on Sunday for contempt of court.

 

40 year old Mark A. Hendrick of Morrisonville was arrested on Tuesday for possession of methamphetamine manufacturing material.  

 

66 year old Gary E. Thompson of Assumption was arrested on Tuesday for stalking.  

 

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For the Record 4/26/2016

The Christian County Courthouse reports the following Marriages 4/26/2016

 

Filed:

Paine, Kyle James, Taylorville

Beck, Kayla Ann, Taylorville

 

Steck, Derik William, Pana

Siverly, Valerie Marie, Pana

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For the Record 4/22/2016

These are the results of the following cases heard Friday in the Christian County Courthouse.

 

16CF085 - Droke, Michael L. - First Appearance - Defendant asked for time to attempt to hire council. Granted. Next court date June 3rd.


15CF086 - Trumbold, Derek S. M. - Pre Trial - Negotiated Plea Agreement. Count 1 dismissed. Two other misdemeanor counts forwarded to collections.

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For the Record 4/19/2016

These are the results of the following court cases heard Tuesday at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

16CF064 - Merritt, Eric J. - Pre-Trial - Defendant asked for furlough order so defendant could attend a drug rehab program. Direct Furlough order granted with GPS Monitor ordered to be worn while out on furlough. Pre-Trial moved to June 2nd.

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For the Record 4/18/2016

These are the results of the following court cases heard Monday at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

16CF047 - Farley, Christopher R. - Appearance with Counsel - Defendant requested prelim hearing. Prelim hearing set for June 16th.

 

16CF083 - Richards, Kyle K. - First Appearance - Public defender appointed. Next court date May 19th.

 

16CF059 - Loflin, Michael P. - Prelim Hearing/Bond Reduction - Defendant waived prelim hearing. Bond reduced to $25,000 with special conditions. Jury Trial set for June 20th. Pretrial June 2nd.

 

16CF107 - Eveland, John W. - First Appearance - State argued for detainment giving details on case, and stating prior criminal record. Bond set at $7500 with special terms and conditions. Defendant appointed a public defender. Emergency order of protection filed. Next court date May 3rd.

 

It was origionally posted that Brian C. McCoy, case number 10CF209 had appeared in court this date. Further information proves that that was incorrect, and has since been retracted from our story.

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For the Record 4/15/2016

These are the results of the following court cases heard Friday in the Christian County Courthouse.

 

15CF209 - Howard, Randall M. - First Appearance - NTA for May 17th issued.

 

16CF070 - Noe, Robert J. - First Appearance - Filed financial affidavid to request public defender. Public defender appointed. Next court date May 23rd.

 

16CF002 - Price, Gregory L. - Pre-Trial - Defendant filed motion for bond reduction. Case continued until April 21st for pre-trial and motion on bond reduction.

 

15CF188 - Smith, Harley L. - Pre-Trial - Defendant pleaded guilty as charged. Placed on 2 years probation. $25 per month probation fee.

 

15CF123 - Thompson, Gary M. Jr - Pre-Trial - Negotiated guilty plea. Count 1 dismissed. Defendant sentenced to 18 months probation.


15CF115 - Tish, Timothy J. - PTR/First Appearance -  Defendant admitted to petition to revoke. Probation terminated. Defendant sentenced to 45 days in county jail with 3 days applied.

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For the Record 4/14/16

These are the results of the following court cases heard Thursday in the Christian County Courthouse.

 

16CF072 - Arkebauer, Scott W. - First Apppearance - New court date set May 12th.

 

15CF238 - Benavides, Anthony D. - Pre-Trial - Jury trial set for April 26th. Bond reduced to $20,000.

 

15CF059 - Benedict, Dustin J. - PTR/Pre-Trial - Failed to appear. Bench warrant issued. Bond set at $15,000.

 

16CF077 - Best, Kylie R. - Prelim Hearing - Defendant waived prelim hearing rights. Motion to reduce bond as well as pretrial set for April 21st.

 

14CF070 - Eppenger, Dotty M. - Pre-Trial - Pre-trial moved to June 2nd. Jury trial moved to June 20th. Status hearing set for April 20th for update on mental health court.

 

14CF226 - Flanagan, James R. - PTR/First Appearance - State alleges defendant violated terms of probation. Appointed a public defender. New court date set for May 20th.

 

16CF079 - Flanagan, James R. - First Appearance - Presented new charges. Appointed a public defender. New court date set for May 20th.

 

16CF059 - Lofflin, Michael P. - Prelim Hearing - Defendant filed motion for bond reduction. Prelim hearing continued until April 18th so state has a chance to review new material presented for bond reduction.

 

15CF125 - Rose, Thomas J. - Status Hearing - New court date set for May 19th.

 

16CF105 - Langen, Dustin B. - First Appearance - Probable cause read. State asked for additional $100,000 bond. Bond set at $100,000. Also has additional $100,000 bond on a previous case. Appointed state counsel. Prelim hearing set for April 26th.

 

16CF106 - Page, Vincent B. - First Appearance - Probable cause read. Bond set at $50,000. Appointed state counsel.

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For the Record 4/12/2016

These are the results of the following court cases on Tuesday at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

16CF0103 - Cain, Steven J. - First appearance with council. Asked for prelim hearing. Bond reduction hearing set on the 28th. Prelim hearing set for May 5th.

 

13CF0207 - Bennett, Michael K. - Did not appear in court.

 

14CF0123 - Bennett, Michael K. - Did not appear in court.

 

09CF0037 - DIlley, Adam L. - Had a post conviction petition. FIled 21401 petition. Filed motion to withdraw as guilty. New court date set for June 7th.

 

13CF0193 - Dodd, Ashley L. - Denied allegations Requested pretrial. Pretrial set for May 26th.


16CF0015 - Emerson, Nathan M. - Court summons. DId not appear in court. State mentioned how they thought defendant wasn’t aware of court date for 4/12/16.

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For the Record 4/11/2016

These are the results of the following court cases on Monday, April 11th at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

 

16CF102 - Prakel, Richard D. - First Appearance - New court date set for May 2nd.

 

15CF218 - Prakel, Richard D. - First Appearance - New court date set for May 2nd.

 

16CF103 - Cain Stephen J. - First Appearance - State argued for detainment. Stated prior felony convictions. Court found probable cause exists, and placed a $40,000 bond.

 

14CF160 - First Appearance with council. - Procceded to arrignment. State requested further status on treatment. Defendant requested to be released on her own recognizance. Motion to reduce bond denied. Furlough ordered filed for April 14th, and defendant released on recongnizance. New court date set for May 26th.

 

16CF074 - Dorn, John A. - 402 Conference - Set for pre-trial May 9th.

 

16CF048 - Cowell, Douglas W. - Prelim Hearing - Waived rights for prelim hearing - Entered plea of not guilty. Requested trial by jury. Agreed to pre-trial April 25th, jury trial May 23rd.

 

16CF075 - Cowell, Douglas W. - Prelim Hearing - Waived rights for prelim hearing - Entered plea of not guilty. Requested trial by jury. Agreed to pre-trial April 25th, jury trial May 23rd.

 

15CF230 - Hays, Daniel R. - Pretrial - Negotiated plea. New date set for May 16th.

 

15CF201 - Jenkins, Nicole L. - First appearance with council. Failed to appear in court. State requested for warrant in the ammount of $15,000. Also requested a bond forfieture notice.

 

16CF031 - Jenkins, NIcole L. - First appearance with council. Failed to appear in court. State requested for warrant in the ammount of $15,000. Also requested a bond forfieture notice.

 

16CF067 - Redfern, Emily R. - Prelim - Waived prelim hearing. Furloughed for treatment. Waived formal arraignment with a plea of not guilty. Next court date set for May 27th.

 

16CF033 - Van Houten, Jerry F. - First Appearance - Defendant notified court of prior charges in Marion County. Defendant waived prelim hearing rights. New court date set to June 2nd.


16CF080 - Lee, Natasha J. - Prelim Hearing - Waived prelim hearing. Proceeded to arraignment. Waived formal arrignment with a plea of not guilty. Requested pretrial date. New court date set for May 3rd.

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For The Record 4/8/2016

These are the results of the following court cases on Friday, April 8th at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

16CF93 - McKay, Justin M. - Motion to reduce bail. - State stated how state agreed to reduce bond to 10k. Defendant testified stating how he believes he can come up with $500. Defendant argued that if released he could re-gain employment, and that due to lack of previous felony record he’s not a flight risk. Bond reduced to $7500. Matter set for prelim hearing on April 21st.

 

14CF164 - Carnahan, Amanda R. - Petition to revoke being filed - Stated how defendant failed probation conditions. Defendant requested public defender. Public defender appointed. Defendant asked to be released to have time to get matters in order to attend rehab. Request was denied.

 

16CF97 - Harris, Audra L. - First appearance - Prelim hearing set for May 12th.


16CF96 - Waddington, Luke W. - First appearance - Prelim hearing set for May 19th.

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These are the results of the following court cases on Thursday, April 7th at the Christian County Courthouse:

 

2015CF000011 - Felton, Donald R. - Notice to appear April 26th set.

 

2015CF000238 - Benavides, Anthony D - Requested further pretrial on April 14th. Granted.

 

2016CF000075 - Cowell, Douglas W - Motion for bond reduction - Douglas Cowell testified. Said if released he would be employed by father, would live with parents, and that he has children to support. Cited former mental health issues. Agreed to home confinement and a GPS monitor with drug testing and regular taking of medication. State opposed motion to reduce bond. Argued that Cowell presents a threat to the protected party, and that that is the reason for bond. Court denied defendents motion for bond reduction stating willingness or inability to confine to court orders.

 

2015CF000140 - Hoffman, Amanda G - Set date for pre-trial - Pretrial set for May 10th

 

2016CF000059 - Loflin, Michael P - Prelim Hearing - date set for April 14th. Defending party requested a reduction of bail. Mother testified. Stated that she believes her son is innocent and that she would post his bond, however her son would not stay with her. Michael Lofflin testified. Said if he was released he would be willing to be placed on electronic home confinement and that he would stay with his grandmother. Court denied defendents request for reduction of bail.

 

2016CF000093 - McKay, Justin M - First appearance - Prelim hearing set for April 21st. Requested hearing for bond reduction. Date set for April 8th.

 

2016CF000092 - Patnode, Danielle E - Completed detox. Granted deferral. New date set for May 12th

 

2016CF000042 - Stivers, Robert A - Documents tendered in court. Motion to annoint a private investigator. Motion granted with limit set at $3000. Motion for prelim hearing transcript. Motion for bond reduction. Mr Stivers testified. Stated he wanted bond reduction so he can be with his brother for open heart surgury. State opposed motion, stating that he is charged with aggrivated battery of a child that resulted in the death of a child, hence bond was set appropriately. Court denied request for bond reduction.


2016CF000080 - Natasha Lee - Bond Reduction - Defendant testified. Stated she has no prior criminal record. Said she has friends who could post $500 on a $5000 bond. State wouldn’t agree to $5000 bond. Would agree to a furlough to defendant to an inpaitent treatment facility. Court reduced bond to $15000 and approved furlough upon acceptance to admission of program. Probation ordered to assist defendant in inpatient treatment program. Matter remains set for prelim hearing.

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For the Record 4/5/16

These are the results of the following court cases on Tuesday, April 5th at the Christian County Courthouse:

 

13CF225 – Hurlburt, Nicholas S. – First Appearance – Failed to appear in court. Bench warrant of $5000 was issued.

 

14CF033 – Mulcaney, Jason L. – PTR/First Appearance – Court date set for April 25th

 

15CF031 – Tucker, Steven E. – Pre-Trial – Pleaded Guilty. Review date set for July 6th

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For the Record 4-4-16

These are the results of the following court cases on Monday, April 4 at the Christian County Courthouse:

 

16CF068 - Brion, Laken J. - Prelim Hearing - Waived prelim hearing. Pre-trial set for May 2 at 10 a.m.

 

15CF191 - Broadway, Terry B. - Pre-trial - Jury trial that was scheduled for May 23 was vacated. Jury trial scheduled in June 20 at 8:30 a.m., Pre-trial set for June 9 at 10 a.m.

 

16CF091 - Carroll, Dylan - Appearance w/counsel -  Prelim hearing set for May 19 at 10 a.m.

 

13CF130 - Christian, Jeremy C. - Pre-trial - Pre-trial/Plea date set for May 5 at 10 a.m.

 

16CF069 - Marta, Jason S. - Prelim Hearing - Defendant FTA. Warrant to be issued of bond forfeiture in the amount of $10,000 for Christian and surrounding counties. Next scheduled court date set for May 23 at 10 a.m.

 

16CF013 - Morgan, Earl W. - Bond Date - Next scheduled court date set for May 13 at 10 a.m.

 

15CF148 - Rickman, Alexander C. - Pre-trial - Pre-trial cont. Set for May 17 at 10 a.m.

 

15CF217 - Beyers, Pamela S. - Motion for substitution is granted without objection. Parties to schedule with Chief Judge’s office for further setting.

 

16CF093 - McKay, Justin - First Appearance -- Probable cause read. Possible penalties and fines. Bond was set at $20,000. Next scheduled appearance with council set for April 5 at 10 a.m.

16CF082 - Lecocq, Tyler - Next scheduled court date set for April 26 at 10 a.m.

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