For the Record Archives for 2016-10

Christian County Court Cases 10/28/16

These are the results of the following court cases heard on Friday, October 28th at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

13CF059 - Bunning, Jerry H - Status - Defendant has filed several motions with the court. State will file a response. Defense requested an attorney to be appointed. Court appoints public defender.

 

15CF112 - Luetzow, James C - PTR/PreTrial - Defense asks for matter to be continued for 45 days or so. Set for December 19th.

 

16CF190 - Martell, Rick A - First Appearance - Negotiated plea reached. Defendant waived prelim hearing. Defendant will plead guilty as charged. Will receive offender initiative probation for two years.

 

15CF031 - Tucker, Steven E - Appearance with Counsel - Defendant requested public defender. Court appointed public defender. Set for pretrial on December 15th.

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Christian County Court Cases 10/27/16

These are the results of the following court cases heard on Thursday, October 27th at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

15CF185 - Fitzgerald, Aaron D - PreTrial - FTA. Set for sentencing soon in a matter in Shelby County. Set for further court dates on December 1st.

 

16CF196 - Hayes, Gary R Jr - PreTrial - Moved to continue pretrial and jury trial. Asked for further pretrial within two weeks. Jury Trial set for December 5th. Pretrial set for November 14th.

 

16CF021 - Rozplochowski, Pamela J - PreTrial - FTA. Defense submitted a drug court referral. Court issues an FTA warrant with bond at $5,000.

 

16CF104 - Rozplochowski, Pamela J - PreTrial - FTA. Defense submitted a drug court referral. Court issues an FTA warrant with bond at $5,000.

 

14CF178 - Rush, Sean M - PTR/PreTrial - FTA. Defense hasn’t had any contact with defendant. State asked for further NTA. Set for December 1st.

 

16CF088 - Sherman, Justin R - Status - Set for pretrial on November 3rd.

 

16CF170 - Sherman, Justin R - Status - Set for pretrial on November 3rd.

 

16CF214 - Sherman, Justin R - Appearance with Counsel - Set for prelim hearing for November 3rd. Defense requested court to reconsider contempt charges, based on apology written to court by defendant. Remainder of contempt charge vacated.

 

16CF219 - Purcell, Kevin M - Appearance/Counsel - Requested more time to hire private counsel.

 

13CF193 - Dodd, Ashley L - Status - Defendant seen by probation. Pretrial continued.

 

16CF220 - Doud, Destiny E - Appearance - Defense requested matter to be continued. Set for November.

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Christian County Court Cases 10/25/16

These are the results of the following court cases heard on Tuesday, October 25th at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

16CF200 - Merritt, Bradley D - Appearance with Counsel - Defense requests matter set for prelim hearing. Matter set for November 1st.

 

16CF158 - Merritt, John D - PreTrial - Defense has submitted a document to state, and state hasn’t had a chance to review it. Matter set for further pretrial for November 29th.

 

16CF195 - Price, Timothy S - Prelim Hearing - Defense waives prelim hearing. Set for pretrial on November 3rd.

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Christian County Court Cases 10/24/16

These are the results of the following court cases heard on Monday, October 24th at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

07CF012 - Blake, Michael A - First Appearance - Defendant owes money on a previous case. Says how he got his court dates mixed up and payed the most recent payment.

 

16CF192 - Cooper, Nathan L - PreTrial - Defense moves to continue pretrial and jury trials. Set for pretrial on November 28th.

 

15CF061 - Johnston, Brodan S - PreTrial - Defense has filed motion to reduce sentence. Says the wrong amounts of time may have been added to sentence. Court will review and change it if necessary.

 

16CF181 - Pugsley, Cody M - PreTrial - Defense moved to continue jury and pretrial to January jury trial settings. Jury continued to January 30th. Pretrial set for January 5th.

 

16CF165 - Reiss, Chad M - PreTrial - Defense has received copies of search warrant and other details of the case. Hasn’t had a chance to review. Asked for continuance. Set for December 5th for Jury Trial. November 28th for pretrial.

 

14CF120 - Sloan, Brett M - Status - Defense has task evaluation scheduled for tomorrow. Asked for case to be continued for 30 days. Set for status November 28th.

 

16CF063 - Sloan, Brett M - Status - Defense has task evaluation scheduled for tomorrow. Asked for case to be continued for 30 days. Set for November 28th. Defendant also requested permission to start seeking rehab options.

 

16CF216 - Pitsch, Lance - First Appearance - State has filed three counts against defendant. First count is for a DUI charge. State further alleges that due to that DUI, it resulted in a motor vehicle accident that resulted in a death. Count 2 is another DUI charge with the same penalties as count 1. Count 3 is a reckless homicide charge of an unborn child. Probable cause was found over weekend with bond set at $500,000. Defense will not be able to post bail, but would like to hire his own attorney. Set for further pretrial on October 31st.

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Christian County Court Cases 10/21/16

These are the results of the following court cases heard on Friday, October 21st at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

14CF154 - Boyle, Joshua Z - PreTrial - Defense requested pretrial for November 18th. Granted.

 

16CF156 - Denton, Casey D - PreTrial - Negotiated plea reached. Defendant pleads guilty to count 2. Count 1 dismissed. Defendant sentenced to 2 years of probation. Also sentenced to 180 days in the DOC with credit for time served.


16CF109 - Martin, Bradley E - PreTrial - Defense files motion to suppress evidence to be heard at November trial. Further pretrial on October 31st. State suggested a continued jury trial date. Court rules that Judge Paisley will rule on new jury trial date.

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Christian County Court Cases 10/20/16

The following court cases were heard on Thursday, October 20th at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

16CF154 - DeClerck, Mallory N - PreTrial

16CF176 - Doud, Destiny E - PreTrial

13CF200 - Gatton, Danielle M - Status

16CF150 - Hays, Brian M - PreTrial

16CF153 - Hughes, Brianne L - PreTrial

16CF073 - Krouse, Jacob C - Negotiated Plea

16CF059 - Loflin, Michael P - PreTrial

16CF205 - Nation, Ty E - Bond Date

16CF106 - Page, Vincent B - PreTrial

15CF142 - Sherman, Justin R - PreTrial

16CF088 - Sherman, Justin R - PreTrial

16CF170 - Sherman, Justin R - PreTrial

16CF110 - Stephens, Lucas D - Appearance with Counsel

16CF197 - Wilkerson, Lonnie R - Motion Hearing

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Divorces Filed 9/27-10/14

The following divorces filed were reported to Regional Radio News from the Christian County Circuit Clerk's Office.

 

9/27 - Casie C. Campbell and William J. Campbell

9/28 - Michelle D. Root and Eric M. Root

9/30 - Amber L. Dunn and Ryan M. Dunn

9/30 - Kenneth C. Guinn and Holly S.B. Guinn

9/30 - Adam G. Brachear and Nicole D. Brachear

10/11 - Justin E. Bouvet and Breanne M. Bouvet

10/11 - Chad I. Lavin and Brenda K. Lavin

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Christian County Court Cases 10/17/16

These are the results of the following court cases heard on Monday, October 17th at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

16CF186 - Barger, Brendan T - PreTrial - Defense nearly ready for trial. Jury trial set for November 7th. Defense asked for further pretrial to make sure witnesses are ready. Pretrial set for October 31st.

 

16CF187 - Beaty, Michael W - PreTrial - Defense and state in process of negotiated disposition. Defense asked for continuance to allow time to discuss the case. January 5th date set for pretrial. Jury Trial continued to January 30th.

 

15CF134 - Clay, Ryan E - First Appearance - FTA, although was present for 9am traffic. State requests consolidated scheduling order so it can track with traffic issues for defendant.  

 

16CF193 - Cunningham, Matthew Z - NTA - FTA. State requested warrant issued for Christian and surrounding. Defense objects, due to him speaking to defendant previously, and was surprised he wasn’t here. Court grants state’s request for warrant due to previous FTA.

 

16CF147 - Cushing, Lyndon J III - Status - Defense has made a drug court referral. Assessment not complete yet. Defense asked for further status. Further status set for November 1st.

 

16CF155 - Dunham, Toby A - PreTrial - Defense in being held in Macon County jail on a civil matter that's nearly wrapped up. Defense and state wish to continue the matter until that case is concluded to find out what the outcome is. Further pretrial set for November 4th.

 

16CF188 - LeCocq, Tyler P - PreTrial - Defense moves to continue pretrail and jury trial. Further discovery and reports needed by defense. January 30th for jury trial. Further pretrial date set for January 6th.

 

15CF246 - Miller, Truett C - PreTrial - Defense and state close to a negotiated disposition. Requested a continued January date for Pretrial and Jury Trial. Set for pretrial January 6th and Jury Trial January 31st.

 

16CF167 - Neece, Michael P - NTA - Defendant indicated that his aunt is sick and could not appear. Asked for a continuance. State asked for a further NTA. Set for November 21st.

 

16CF121 - White, Michael D - PreTrial - Defense requested 16CF121 to track with 16CF182.


16CF182 - White, Michael D - Prelim Hearing - Defense waives prelim hearing. Waived formal arraignment and entered plea of not guilty. Requested trial by jury. Set for January 30th. Defense will also file a motion to suppress. Further pretrial set for December 1st.

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Christian County Court Cases 10/14/16

These are the results of the following court cases heard on Friday, October 14th at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

16CF154 - DeClerck, Mallory N - Prelim Hearing - Defendant waives prelim hearing. Defense waives formal arraignment and enters plea of not guilty. Request pretrial for next week for possible plea. Judge also recuses himself from further proceedings. October 20th for pretrial.

 

16CF156 - Denton, Casey D - PreTrial - State made defense offer, and defense has not been able to relay it to defendant. Defense asked for continuance. October 21st date set for further pretrial.

 

16CF122 - Peters, Cathy C - PreTrial - Defense has negotiated plea. Defense pleads guilty to count 2. Count 1 dismissed. Defendant placed on two years of probation. Sentenced to 12 days in Christian County Jail, and assessed $1,000 general fine. Defendant will make payments to pay down balance.


16CF165 - Reiss, Chad M - PreTrial - Defense received a supplemental disclosure today. Defense has also not recieved several documents pertinent to the case. State says they will get those to the defense today. Court also granted motion for state to disclose confidential informant in the case. Defense requested further pretrial for when Judge Paisley returns to court. Set for October 24th for further pretrial.

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Christian County Court Cases 10/13/16

These are the results of the following court cases heard on Thursday, October 13th at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

16CF204 - Carroll, Dylan L - Prelim Hearing - Defense waives prelim hearing. Defense requests pretrial.

 

15CF034 - Davis, Shawn T - PTR/PreTrial - Pretrial continued until November.


16CF215 - Kinser, Megan R - Motion to Reduce Bail - State and defense have come to a bond agreement. Bond will be reduced to $5,000. State also not opposed to a furlough for treatment.

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Christian County Court Cases 10/11/16

These are the results of the following court cases heard on Tuesday, October 11th at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

16CF138 - Fleming-Hoffman, Marcia A - First Appearance - State requested further pretrial. Pretrial set for December 9th.


11CF183 - Suggs, Nicholas L - Bond Date - Failed to appear. State requests a warrant to be issued. FTA Warrant issued with bond set at $5,000.

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Christian County Court Cases 10/7/16

These are the results of the following court cases heard on Friday, October 7th at the Christian County Courthouse.


16CF109 - Martin, Bradley E - PreTrial - Defense said they haven’t received any sort of offer from the state. State had an offer in the file dated for today’s date that they gave to defense to review. Matter continued for defense to review offer. Further pretrial set for October 21st.

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Divorces Filed 8/26-9/27

The following divorces filed were reported to Regional Radio News by the Christian Count Circuit Clerks Office.

 

8/26 - Marta, Jason S. and Shartzer, Katherine

8/29 - Lasswell, Kyle P. and Lasswell, Britney K.

8/29 - Graham, Amanda J. and Grahm, David C.

8/29 - Hrabak, Meagan J. and Hrabak, Jason D.

8/29 - Srygler, Shelby L. and Srygler, Thomas W.

9/2 - Cook, Danny and Cook, Sally

9/2 - Mathes, Geoffrey and Mathes, Tina

9/6 - Shanks, Alexander B. and Shanks, Marshalle N.

9/8 - Morgason, Sherry L. and Morgason, Edward L.

9/9 - Young, Scott and Young, Jamie

9/9 - Conard, Brett A. and Conard, Brittney R.

9/13 - Nance, Jessica L. and Nance, Ryan D.

9/14 - Otey, Joshua M. and Otey, Alexandria B.

9/16 - Smith, Samantha N. and Smith, Nathan L.
9/20 - Torres, Caplin N. and Torres, Elizabeth L.

9/21 - Coleman, Annette and Coleman, Joe M.

9/22 - Link, Monica S. and Link, Dustin E.

9/26 - Woods, Julie E. and Woods, Andrew J.

 

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Christian County Court Cases 10/4/16

These are the results of the following court cases heard on Tuesday, October 4th at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

16CF042 - Stivers, Robert A - Motion Hearing - Defense has located two other witnesses in the case. Said one of the witnesses that the defense would like to use is a doctor who would be rather expensive to use due to various medical fees. Defense said he contacted another doctor out of California who isn’t taking any cases. Court grants appointment of Doctor. Next court date set for November.

 

16CF119 - Purcell, Kevin M - PreTrial - Defense makes a motion to continue trial dates. Defense also asked for further pretrial setting to hopefully work out something with state. Set for pretrial on November 10th with jury trial continued.

 

16CF120 - Purcell, Kevin M - PreTrial - Defense makes a motion to continue trial dates. Defense also asked for further pretrial setting to hopefully work out something with state. Set for pretrial on November 10th with jury trial continued.

 

16CF208 - Purcell, Kevin M - PreTrial - Defense makes a motion to continue trial dates. Defense also asked for further pretrial setting to hopefully work out something with state. Set for pretrial on November 10th with jury trial continued.

 

16CF166 - McKinnon, Angela N - PreTrial - Matter set for trial next week. State stated that they believe their witnesses will be ready to go. There is an issue however with some of the other witnesses involved in the case due to the witness being in prison. Defense wished for a day to speak with state to iron out some of the details of the case. Matter continued until October 5th. Court stated a desire to bring case to trial this month as opposed to next month.


16CF199 - Durbin, Jill A - Prelim Hearing - State has filed additional charges. Officer Robert Goebel with the Christian County Sheriff’s Office testified on the stand. Officer Goebel testified that he was sent on a welfare check to a particular residence to check on Marsha Carol. Said he spoke with someone who was worried about Carol. Said he tried making contact with someone in the house, and defendant and Carol responded roughly ½ hour later. Said he was allowed inside where he witnessed awful conditions. Stated that Carol stated that the defendant had abused her in several ways including being shocked with a cattle prod. Officer Goebel said that Carol said her brother previously lived at the address and cared for her until a stroke placed him in a nursing home. Said that Carol was in overall bad condition. Court stated that there isn’t probable cause on count one due to defendant not fitting the definition of being a caregiver. In count two court said there wasn’t any evidence presented that stated that the victim was over 60 years old. Charges dismissed. Court informed that the state can still follow through on charges with new evidence not presented in prelim hearing.

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Christian County Court Cases 10/3/16

These are the results of the following court cases heard on Monday, October 3rd at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

16CF072 - Arkebauer, Scott W - PreTrial - State needed to amend charges due to a new law regarding cannabis. Negotiated plea reached. Defendant pleads guilty for misdemeanor charge, and will pay a $700 fine for $50 a month. Felony charge dismissed.

 

16CF178 - Baker, William H III - Prelim Hearing - Officer testified about dispute he responded to between defendant and another party. Said there was a mention of weapons and he requested other officers. Said defendant was not at the location when he arrived, and showed up while he was talking with other party. Said defendant was aggressive and demanded he speak with him first. Said defendant made threatening demands towards other party. Officers later spoke with defendant at his own residence where defendant made vague threads towards officers, eventually leading to a specific enough threat to arrest defendant. State requested court to find probable cause due to testimony from the officer. Defense argued that a general threat towards law enforcement officers is not enough to bring up a threatening a public official charge. Court finds probable cause. January 9th date set for jury trial. Pretrial set December 12th.

 

16CF076 - Coy, Jeremy R - PreTrial - Case dismissed. 90% of bond will be reimbursed.

 

16CF058 - Crowder, Christian E - PreTrial - Defendant in in-patient treatment, and due to get out in early November. Defense asked for case to be continued. December 8th date set for pretrial.

 

16CF127 - Horn, Patricia H - Prelim Hearing - Defendant waives prelim hearing rights. Next court date November 21st for pretrial.

 

16CF080 - Lee, Natasha J - PreTrial - Defense and state may possibly have a negotiated plea. Asked for motion to continue due to an issue in Macon County. Next court date set for November 28th.

 

16CF158 - Merritt, John D - PreTrial - Defense makes motion to move trial date. Jury date set for December 5th. Pretrial set for October 25th.

 

15CF084 - Osgood, Phillip P - PTR/PreTrial - PTR withdrawn. Previous probation conditions continue to apply.


16CF140 - Tucker, Matthew C - Prelim Hearing - Defense motions to continue prelim hearing. Next court date set for November 4th.

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