For the Record Archives for 2017-03

Christian County Court Cases 3/17/17

These are the results of the following court cases heard on Thursday, March 16th at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

17CF009 - Beyers, John E - Prelim Hearing - Defense has a pending motion to withdraw. Defense withdraws that motion, and waives prelim hearing. Set for Jury trial June 19th. Pretrial set for May 15th.

 

15CF120 - Bland, Zachary T - Review - New court date set for May 16th.

 

15CF178 - Bland, Zachary T - Review - New court date set for May 16th.

 

17CF032 - Bland, Zachary T - Appearance with Counsel - Agreement had been made for a public defender, but defendant has hired counsel. Prelim hearing needs to be set. Prelim hearing set for May 16th.

 

17CF001 - Foster, Thomas M J - PreTrial - Defense will get a motion on bond reduction on file. Asks for a Monday or Tuesday date. Set for March 20th.


14CF128 - Purcell, Aaron D - PTR/PreTrial - Defense waiting to proceed with a possible plea due to a matter in Logan County that needs to be resolved first. Next court date set for April 27th.

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Christian County Court Cases 3/16/17

These are the results of the following court cases heard on Thursday, March 16th at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

17CF008 - Bright, Justin M - PreTrial - Defense moves to continue until Monday. State and defense working on a negotiated disposition that defense believes will be completed on Monday. Set for March 20th.

 

17CF002 - Fuller, Treylon L - Appearance with Counsel - Next court date set for April 28th for prelim hearing.

 

16CF059 - Loflin, Michael P - Plea - Sex offender evaluation needs to be done before a plea can be accepted. Defense says it looks like a plea will be reached, however it may take a few weeks. State asks for 60 days. Matter continued until May 11th. Court also enters order for the evaluation.

 

16CF010 - Sams, Joshua M - Status - Defense waives arraignment on new charge, and enters a plea of not guilty. State will make an offer to defense to settle both charges. Next court date set for March 30th.


16CF237 - Stimac, Bradley S - PreTrial - State makes formal motion to nolly. Case dismissed.

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Christian County Court Cases 3/14/17

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


13CF156 - Abbott, Rickie L - PreTrial - Defense has spoken to state’s attorney about drug court referral, which the state’s attorney will not agree to. Defense moves to continue pretrial to see if they can reach a negotiated disposition or final pretrial date. Set for March 20th.


15CF238 - Benavides, Anthony D - PTR/PreTrial - PTR is still pending.


17CF015 - Benavides, Anthony D - Prelim Hearing - State electing to file count 2 misdemeanor charge. Will dismiss count 1. Defense will have an answer to the other charge at a later date. Defense also can’t post current bond. Prelim will be continued, with felony charge dismissed. Defense asks for an April pretrial date. Set for April 4th. Defendant also planning on making a motion for bond reduction. Requests an OR and to be subject to previous probation conditions. State would not oppose a recog bond as long as the color system was a part of it. Motion granted. Defendant ordered to be released under certain terms and conditions. Next court date set for April 4th.


16CF189 - Budds, Keith E - PreTrial - Defense asked for the matter to be reset as both sides still working out a deal. Set for pretrial on March 23rd.


17CF031 - Chamness, Wendy M - Appearance with Counsel - Matter set for prelim hearing on April 10th.


16CF005 - Coen, Kimberly S - Status - Defendant has been in the Illinois DOC, and is set to be released next week. State has agreed to recog of defendant with condition of recog bond that she complies with conditions of pretrial bond. Defendant will attempt to relocate to shadow house. Next court date set for June 12th.


16CF008 - Reynolds, John S - PreTrial - Defendant fails to appear. Didn’t appear at previous court date due to car issues. State requests a bench warrant issued with $20,000 10% bond for Christian and surrounding counties issued. Granted. Trial date vacated.


16CF136 - Reynolds, John S - PreTrial - Defendant fails to appear. Didn’t appear at previous court date due to car issues. State requests a bench warrant issued with $20,000 10% bond for Christian and surrounding counties issued. Granted. Trial date vacated.


16CF211 - Reynolds, John S - PreTrial - Defendant fails to appear. Didn’t appear at previous court date due to car issues. State requests a bench warrant issued with $20,000 10% bond for Christian and surrounding counties issued. Granted. Trial date vacated.

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Christian County Court Cases 3/13/17

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

 

17CF001 - Foster, Thomas M J - PreTrial - Defendant was released from custody, however bond was set in the matter, without bond being satisfied. Court feels defendant shouldn’t have been released, and that DOC went against a court order. State agrees, and asks that he be held in Christian County Jail on the bond conditions. Court orders that defendant be taken into custody under conditions that bond hasn’t been satisfied. Set for bond reduction motion for March 14th.

 

16CF233 - Girard, Jennifer A - PreTrial - State will proceed with the drug court referral. Set for March 22nd.

 

16CF117 - Hedrick, Mark A - Prelim Hearing - Defendant has indicated that he was unable to get to court due to the weather. Asked to continue the matter. Set for March 31st.

 

15CF117 - King, Jason M - Status - State has spoken to defense and probation. Probation officer was out, but state knows there’s a few things defendant needs to do to complete probation. State requests new date to check status. Set for May 8th.

 

16CF215 - Kinser, Megan R - PreTrial - State has made an offer regarding all cases. Defense needs to go over all of the terms and conditions. Asks to have matter continued. Set for March 23rd.


13CF208 - Mansfield, Tanya K - PTR/First Appearance - State alleges that defendant has failed to adhere to conditions of probation. State seeking compliance, and not to revoke. Defense asks for pretrial on the PTR. Set for May 8th to see if defendant becomes compliant with probation.

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Christian County Court Cases 3/10/17

These are the results of the following court cases heard on Friday, March 10th at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

14CF154 - Boyle, Joshua Zachary - PTR/PreTrial - Defendant admits PTR. Defendant would be sentenced to serve 30 days in the Christian County Jail with credit for time served for 30 days.

 

17CF039 - Klein, Joseph T - Motion to Reduce Bail - Matter set for prelim hearing on March 4th.

 

16CF128 - Newman, Devon J - PreTrial - Defense asks for matter to be reset for pretrial in 30 days. Jury trial continued. Pretrial set for May 5th.


15CF052 - Weber, Johnny E - PTR/PreTrial - Defendant attempting to become compliant with probation. Case reset for May 5th.

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Christian County Court Cases 3/9/17

These are the results of the following court cases heard on Thursday, March 9th at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

15CF175 - Allen, Brandy S - PreTrial - Possible negotiated disposition being discussed. Defense moves to continue motion generally. Set for April 13th for

 

16CF157 - Allen, Brandy S - Motion Hearing - Motion was for disclosure of confidential sources. Defense won’t proceed on the motion today. Possible negotiated disposition being discussed. Defense moves to continue motion generally. Set for April 13th for

 

16CF047 - Farley, Christopher R - Plea - Negotiated plea reached for count two. Defendant also waives prelim hearing. Defendant would plead guilty to count two. Will be sentenced to the christian county correctional facility for 60 days, and must serve 30 days. Would also pay fines and fees.

 

16CF210 - Gazdowicz, Clarence R - Plea - Defendant enters plea of guilty. Count 1 dismissed. Sentenced to 18 months probation.

 

17CF029 - Merriman, Samuel R - First Appearance - State alleging defendant committed aggravated battery. Case needs to be set for prelim hearing. Set for April 13th.

 

17CF028 - Sherman, Toni K - Appearance with Counsel - Set for prelim hearing April 14th.


16CF042 - Stivers, Robert A - PreTrial - Jury trial has not been set. Defense would like to set up a trial date. Also needs another pretrial date. Would ask for an August 14th trial date. No objection from state. Set for pretrial on April 10th.

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Christian County Court Cases 3/7/17

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

 

17CF015 - Benavides, Anthony D - Prelim Hearing - Court asks to continue prelim hearing. Also hoping to come to a plea agreement.

 

16CF005 - Coen, Kimberly S - Status - Next court date set for March 14th so defense can discuss matters with the state.

 

16CF085 - Droke, Michael L - PreTrial - State asks for matter to be reset. Defense asks for an April or May date. Set for April 21st for pretrial.

 

11CF116 - Dunklin, Emmanuel M - Motion Hearing - Defendant wanted state to look at his credit for time served. State says defendant is indeed eligible for credit for time served. Will submit a form for the court to sign today.

 

16CF230 - Durham, Crystal E - PreTrial - Matter reset for April 6th for possible plea.

 

16CF200 - Merritt, Bradley D - PreTrial - State mistakenly hasn’t tendered an offer to the defense. Will tender it today. Jury trial date vacated. Reset for pretrial April 6th. Reset for jury trial April 17th.

 

17CF006 - Smith, Rodney G - Prelim Hearing - Defendant waives prelim hearing. Reset for pretrial on April 6th. Jury trial set for April 17th.


17CF036 - Smith, Rodney G - Prelim Hearing - Defendant waives prelim hearing. Reset for pretrial on April 6th. Jury trial set for April 17th.

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Christian County Court Cases 3/6/17

These are the results of the following court cases heard on Monday, March 6th at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

14CF073 - Bayless, Rebecca - PTR/PreTrial - Public defender moves to withdraw from the case due to a conflict. Public defender allowed to withdraw. New attorney appointed. Set for first appearance with counsel March 31st.

 

15CF137 - Bayless, Rebecca - Appearance with Counsel - Public defender moves to withdraw from the case due to a conflict. Public defender allowed to withdraw. New attorney appointed. Set for first appearance with counsel March 31st.

 

15CF193 - Bayless, Rebecca - Appearance with Counsel - Public defender moves to withdraw from the case due to a conflict. Public defender allowed to withdraw. New attorney appointed. Set for first appearance with counsel March 31st.

 

15CF244 - Coleman, Toni R - PreTrial - Referral made to mental health court. Defendant broke back before last court date. State would agree to a continuance. Matter continued until April 6th for mental health court status.

 

16CF124 - Coleman, Toni R - PreTrial - Referral made to mental health court. Defendant broke back before last court date. State would agree to a continuance. Matter continued until April 6th for mental health court status.

 

16CF235 - Floyd, Joshua T - PreTrial - State and defendant agrees to continue jury and pretrial while they continue working on a plea. Defence waives speedy trial, and asks for a May date. May 22nd date set for jury trial. May 1st date set for pretrial.

 

16CF008 - Reynolds, John S - PreTrial - Defendant called defense’s office indicating car troubles, and couldn’t make it. Matter continued until March 14th.

 

16CF136 - Reynolds, John S - PreTrial - Defendant called defense’s office indicating car troubles, and couldn’t make it. Matter continued until March 14th.

 

16CF211 - Reynolds, John S - PreTrial - Defendant called defense’s office indicating car troubles, and couldn’t make it. Matter continued until March 14th.

 

16CF044 - Sklenka, Brett M - PreTrial - Matter has been continued until April 4th.


15CF031 - Tucker, Steven E - PTR/PreTrial - Defendant fails to appear. State asks for one final NTA. Next court date set for April 6th.

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Christian County Court Cases 3/3/17

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

 

16CF114 - Cunningham, Mark C - Bond Date - Defense just needs to get case back on trial call. Defense needs labs, and state hasn’t received them yet. Defense asks for 30 days to get lab results back. Next court date set for April 4th.

 

16CF229 - Ferguson, Brian K - PreTrial - Defense has filed motion for additional disclosure. Asks for a disclosure of the fire marshall’s report. State waiting for the report as well. Defense says that report is essential for jury trial and asks to continue the jury trial date. Asks for a May 22nd date. Granted. Next pretrial set for March 24th.

 

17CF002 - Fuller, Treylon L - Appearance with Counsel - Counsel has filed entry of appearance but doesn’t appear in court. Faxed in a motion to continue. No continued date currently set. Counsel has also filed motion to travel to California. Probation originally had no objection, but has since recanted. State objects to the motion as well. Defendant doesn’t have any prior criminal record. Granted.

 

15CF183 - Garrand, Adam C - Bond Date - State requests bond to be applied that would have defendant paid in full.

 

17CF023 - Holt, Mark L - Bond Date - Defendant fails to appear. Previously posted $10k bond. Defense also doesn’t have a solid address for defendant. Warrant issued with no geographic limits with bond set at $200,000. Bond forfeiture hearing set for April.

 

15CF245 - Sexton, Justin L - PreTrial - Negotiated plea reached. Defendant will plead guilty to 16CF101 and sentenced to defender initiative program for 18 months. Special conditions will also apply. Case will then be dismissed. Next court date set for May 31st.

 

16CF101 - Sexton, Justin L - PreTrial - Negotiated plea reached. Defendant will plead guilty to 16CF101 and sentenced to defender initiative program for 18 months. Special conditions will also apply. Case will then be dismissed. Next court date set for May 31st.

 

16CF182 - White, Michael D - Bond Forfeiture - Defendant has posted a bond. New date set for March 20th.

 

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Christian County Court Cases 3/2/17

These are the results of the following court cases heard on Wednesday, March 2nd at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

17CF008 - Bright, Justin M - PreTrial - State and defense possibly able to arrive to a negotiated disposition. Defense asks for continuance to work on it. Set for March 16th for pretrial.

 

16CF185 - Orzel, Jake K - Prelim Hearing - Defendant waives prelim hearing. Waives formal arraignment and enters a plea of not guilty. Next court date set for April 4th.

 

16CF106 - Page, Vincent B - PreTrial - Defendant pleads guilty as charged to count 1. Placed on 4 years probation with additional terms and conditions to apply. Will also serve some time in jail.

 

15CF218 - Prakel, Richard D - PTR/PreTrial - Defendant admitted to PTR violations, but hasn’t been sentenced yet. Defense has bond motion to hear. Defendant previously posted $3,500. Can come up with $4,000 new money for a total of $7,500 bond. Defense asks for release on a reduced bond. Doesn’t believe defendant is a flight risk. State feels that bond is set appropriately due to defendant continuing to commit crime. Defense argues that none of the charges are violent, and think electronic home confinement would be fine. Motion for bond reduction denied. State may file more charges, but needs more time and asks for 2 weeks. No objection from defense. Set for March 23rd for further pretrial.


17CF37 - Pinnell, Nathan - Appearance with Counsel - Prelim hearing set for May 1st.

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