For the Record Archives for 2017-10

Christian County Divorces Filed 10/15 - 10/21

The following divorce was reported to Regional Radio News by the Christian County Circuit Clerk's Office.

 

10/19 - Kenton D. Sidener and Tina M. Sidener

 

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Christian County Court Cases 10/23/17

These are the results of the following court cases heard in the Christian County Court on Monday, October 23rd:

 

17CF133 - Nicholas T. Abbott - Possession of Meth Less Than 5 Grams - Pre-trial. Both sides still negotiating a possible plea. Pre-trial continued until October 30 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF093 - Troy L. Cota - Domestic Battery with a Prior - Pre-trial. He is incarcerated Sangamon County. Pre-trial rescheduled for November 2 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF057 - Gabriel I. Crews - Forgery - Pre-trial. Also a civil citation and two traffic charges. Jury trial and pre-trial are continued. Trial now scheduled for February, and next pre-trial scheduled for February 12 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF165 - Joseph L. Ishmael - Residential Burglary and Theft Between $10,000 and $100,000 - Pre-trial. Also 17CF142, Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery with a Prior, and Criminal Trespassing to Residence with Person Present.

 

17CF014 - Robert L. King - Fraud - Pre-trial. Both sides still negotiating, they are looking at a significant amount of restitution. Defense counsel asks to continue pre-trial and jury trial. Jury trial scheduled for February, pre-trial scheduled for February 5 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF225 - Timothy S. Kinsella - Possession of a Controlled Substance - First Appearance with Counsel. Preliminary hearing is requested and scheduled for November 16 at 10 a.m. Bond date scheduled for tomorrow is proceeded on today. Defense testifies on his own behalf. Defense asks for recognizance bond. Motion is denied without prejudice. State is willing to give defendant a furlough to get treatment if he can find a bed.

 

17CF100 - Quinton L. Morrissey - First Degree Murder and Aggravated Battery - Pre-trial. Defense counsel has hired an investigator that is interviewing witnesses. Defense counsel is also looking to hire a forensic pathologist to look at the autopsy report. Counsel asks for further pre-trial in December, pre-trial set for December 11 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF181 - Anita L. Parsons - Theft Between $500 and $10,000 - Preliminary Hearing. Deanna Hardin with State Police sworn to testify. Probable cause is found. Jury trial scheduled for February, pre-trial scheduled for February 12 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF018 - Kevin M. Rensman - Aggravated Battery and Violating a Protection Order - Plea. Also a traffic charge. State needs more time for paperwork, plea scheduled for October 24 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF199 - Cody R. Schumacher - Manufacturing / Delivery of a Controlled Substance Between 50 and 200 Grams - First Appearance with Counsel. Preliminary hearing scheduled for December 14 at 10 a.m.

 

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Christian County Court Cases 10/20/17

These are the results of the following court cases heard in the Christian County Court on Friday, October 20th:

 

17CF131 - Cory L. Blake - Criminal Damage to Property Between $500 and $10,000 - Preliminary Hearing. Defendant waives preliminary hearing, waives formal arraignment and pleads not guilty. Defense requests trial by jury in February. That is scheduled and pre-trial is scheduled for February 5 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF145 - Dustin A. Castle -Bad Checks Charge - First Appearance with Counsel. Preliminary hearing scheduled for December 11 at 10 a.m.

 

16CF004- Fred L. Delahunt -Possession of Meth Less Than 5 Grams - Petition to Revoke / Pre-trial. First appearance with counsel scheduled for November 17 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF042 - Blake A. Griffin - Failure to Appear in Court - Appearance. Defendant tells court he was in hospital for two weeks. State says they would be ok with releasing defendant into home confinement. Bond set at $10,000, but is a recognizance bond. Next court date scheduled for December 6 at 9 a.m.

 

17CF225 - Timothy S. Kinsella - Possession of a Controlled Substance - First Appearance. Charge was read. Probable cause was given. State requests bond at $5,000 and it is granted. Public defender is appointed, first appearance with counsel scheduled for October 23 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF166 - Audrie L. Leach - Theft Between $10,000 and $100,000 - First Appearance with Counsel. Preliminary hearing scheduled for December 11 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF197 - Shirley D. Ostermeier - Possession of Meth Less Than 5 Grams - First Appearance. Charge read to defendant. Defense requests public defender and is appointed. First appearance with counsel scheduled for November 28 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF146 - Tyrone A. Powyszynski - Criminal Damage to Government Property Less Than $500 - First Appearance with Counsel. He is close to hiring an attorney. First appearance scheduled for December 12 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF097 - Julie E. Woods - Theft of Motor Fuel Less Than $150 - First Appearance. Defendant asks for time to talk with state. Next appearance scheduled for December 1 at 10 a.m.

 

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Christian County Court Cases 10/19/17

These are the results of the following court cases heard in the Christian County Court on Thursday, October 19th:

 

17CF223 - Donald R. Rickman - Aggravated Battery of a Peace Officer and Possession of Meth Less Than 5 Grams - First Appearance with Counsel. Preliminary hearing scheduled for November 16 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF205 - Jerald A. Buerk - Felony Possession / Use of a Weapon / Firearm - Preliminary Hearing. Defendant waives preliminary hearing and formal arraignment. Not guilty plea entered and requests trial by jury. Jury trial scheduled for January 29. Pre-trial scheduled for November 27 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF061 - Jacob C. Krouse - Narcotics Possession - Sentencing Hearing. Judge asks state and defense counsel if a 402 conference would be necessary, neither party objects. That is scheduled for October 23 at 11 a.m.

 

17CF120 - Shayne O’Dell - Domestic Battery with a Prior - Negotiated Plea. Also a civil citation. Plea is reached. Defendant will plead guilty, and be sentenced to a year of probation. Factual basis is given.

 

17CF206 - Destiny R. Rickman - Failure to Return From a Furlough - First Appearance with Counsel. Preliminary Hearing scheduled for November 13 at 10 a.m.

 

16CF010 - Joshua M. Sams - Retail Theft Less Than $300 - Status Hearing. Next court date scheduled for Thursday November 2 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF123 - Dylan L. Carroll - Aggravated Battery - Pre-trial. Also 16CF204, Criminal Damage to Government Property Less Than $500, and multiple traffic charges. State has made an offer to resolve all matters to defendant. Next court date scheduled for January 4 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF106 - Holly M. Hapner - Theft Between $500 and $10,000 and Possession of a Controlled Substance - Pre-trial. She is not present, counsel present on her behalf. Notice to Appear sent for court date of November 16 at 10 a.m.

 

14CF227 - Phillip E. Wicker II - Aggravated Battery - Petition to Revoke / Pre-trial. Next court date scheduled for December 7 at 10 a.m.

 

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Christian County Divorces Filed 10/8 - 10/14

The following divorces was reported to Regional Radio News by the Christian County Circuit Clerk's Office.

 

10/10 - Randy L. Vail and Courtney R. Vail

 

10/12 - Michael Burtschi and Shannon Burtschi

 

10/12 - Carrie L. Carlson and Rachel M. Carlson

 

10/13 - Tyler Barton and Mystery Barton

 

 

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Christian County Court Cases 10/16/17

These are the results of the following court cases heard in the Christian County Court on Monday, October 16th:

 

15CF134 - Ryan E. Clay - Possession of Meth Less Than 5 Grams - Motion to Reconsider. Motion hearing scheduled for December 18 at 1:15.

 

15CF136 - Howard C. Buoy - Criminal Damage to Property Between $300 and $10,000 - Petition to Revoke / Pre-trial. Also a traffic charge. He fails to appear. State asks for bench warrant with $25,000 bond. Bond forfeiture warrant issued over defense counsel objection, next court date scheduled for November 30 at 10 a.m.

 

16CF092 - Danielle E. Patnode - Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Syringe / Needle / etc. - Petition to Revoke / Pre-trial. Also 16CM083 - Retail Theft Less Than $300. She is currently getting drug treatment. A court date will be set at a later date once she is released.

 

16CF228 - Antonio L. Thompson - Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Meth Less Than 5 Grams - Pre-trial. Also three traffic charges. State has made an offer to defendant. Next pre-trial scheduled for November 13 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF111 - Justin M. Bright - Domestic Battery With a Prior and Aggravated Battery in a Public Place - Pre-trial. ALso 17CF109 - Criminal Trespassing to Residence with Person Present and 2 counts of Battery, 17CF008 - Possession of Meth Less Than 5 Grams, and multiple traffic charges. They are seeking drug court, but no parties know the status of that. Next pre-trial scheduled for October 26 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF033 - Damin L. Barrett - Possession of Meth Less Than 5 Grams and Felony Possession of a Firearm - Pre-trial. Negotiated plea has been reached. Defense counsel and defendant have agreed on the years, but not on the money to be forfeited. Plea continued to October 17 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF080 - John E. Thomas III - Possession of Meth Less Than 5 Grams and Forgery - Pre-trial. Also multiple traffic charges. Next pre-trial scheduled for January 5 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF120 - Shayne E. O’Dell - Domestic Battery with a Prior - Pre-trial. Also two traffic charges. Both sides believe a negotiated plea will be reached. Negotiated plea scheduled for October 19 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF124 - Marissa P. Shoraga - Obstructing Justice - First Appearance with Counsel. Also two traffic charges. Preliminary hearing is waived, so is formal arraignment. Defense pleads not guilty, and asks for pre-trial only as defense is anticipating an offer from the state. Next court date scheduled for November 20 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF130 - Gerald L. Olive - Aggravated Battery and Aggravated Battery of a Child / Disabled Person - Pre-trial. Also a civil violation. Status hearing scheduled for November 3 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF190 - Markes N. Rodgers - Attempted Murder and Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm - Preliminary Hearing. Defendant waives preliminary hearing on both charges. Formal arraignment is waived, defendant pleads not guilty, asks for trial by jury. Jury trial scheduled for January 29. Pre-trial scheduled for November 21 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF200 - Charlotte L. Delacruz - Possession of Meth Less Than 5 Grams - Preliminary Hearing. Also three traffic charges. She fails to appear. Defense anticipates waiving preliminary hearing. Next appearance scheduled for October 31 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF201 - Brandy L. Miles - Burglary - Preliminary Hearing. Preliminary Hearing is waived, formal arraignment is waived, defendant pleads not guilty and requests pre-trial only at this time. Pre-trial scheduled for December 18 at 10 a.m.

 

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Christian County Court Cases 10/13/17

These are the results of the following court cases heard in the Christian County Court on Friday, October 13th:

 

17CF217 - Kevin L. Casad - Possession of Meth Less Than 5 Grams and Possession of a Controlled Substance - First Appearance. Charges were read to defendant. Defendant requests public defender, that motion is denied based on his income. Next appearance scheduled for November 20 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF214 - Gerardo R. Casco - Forgery - Motion to Reduce Bail. Motion to reduce bail is withdrawn. Preliminary hearing scheduled for November 3 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF210 - Patrick M. Copelin - Residential Burglary - Motion to Reduce Bail. Defendant testifies on his own behalf. Defense counsel requested $20,000 bond. Court reduces bond to $35,000. Preliminary hearing scheduled for October 31 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF212 - Jeremy T. Emery - Possession of Meth Less Than 5 Grams and Resisting a Peace Officer - Motion to Reduce Bail. Defendant testifies on his own behalf. Motion for bond reduction is denied based on criminal record and bond remains at $25,000. Preliminary hearing scheduled for November 2 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF202 - Drakeem L. Manning - Burglary - Preliminary Hearing. Also 17CM151 - Resisting a Peace Officer - First Appearance. Preliminary hearing is waived in 17CF202. Defendant pleads not guilty, requests trial by jury. Pre-trial only scheduled at this time. Pre-trial scheduled for December 14 at 10 a.m. Charge in 17CM151 was read to defendant. Public defender in this case as well. Formal arraignment is waived in this case, pre-trial in this case also to be held on December 14.  

 

08CF021 - Jack S. Terrill - Aggravated Battery in a Public Place - Pre-trial. State is dismissing the case.

 

17CF170 - Brent M. Walch - Possession of a Controlled Substance - First Appearance with Counsel. Preliminary hearing scheduled for December 1 at 10 a.m.

 

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Christian County Court Cases 10/12/17

These are the results of the following court cases heard in the Christian County Court on Thursday, October 12th:

 

17CF064 - Chism L. Haworth - Meth Delivery Less Than 5 Grams and Meth Possession Less Than 5 Grams - Petition to Revoke / First Appearance. Next court appearance scheduled for December 14 at 10 a.m.

 

16CF184 - Brandon S. Keppler - Criminal Sexual Abuse - Motion to Withdraw. Motion to withdraw is granted. Sentencing hearing scheduled for November 2 at 1:15 p.m.

 

17CF185 - Jason C. Krouse - Theft Less Than $500 with a Prior - First Appearance. Charge was read to defendant. Public defender requested and appointed. First appearance with counsel scheduled for November 16 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF158 - David A. Malone - Threatening a Public Official - First Appearance with Counsel. He has not hired an attorney. Public defender is appointed, next court date scheduled for November 16 at 10 a.m.

 

14CF079 - Gayle L. Miller - Possession of Meth Less Than 5 Grams - Status Hearing. Also a traffic charge. All matters reset to her next drug court appearance, set for October 18 at 2 p.m.

 

17CF181 - Anita L. Parsons - Theft Between $500 and $10,000 - First Appearance. Charge was read to defendant. Public defender requested and appointed. First appearance with counsel scheduled for October 23 at 10 a.m.

 

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Christian County Divorces Filed 10/1 - 10/7

The following divorce was reported to Regional Radio News by the Christian County Circuit Clerk's Office.

 

10/5 - James Christian and Penny Christian

 

10/6 - Scott A. Wooters and Lori A. Wooters

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Christian County Court Cases 10/10/17

These are the results of the following court cases heard in the Christian County Court on Tuesday, October 10th:

 

17CF132 - Shawn D. Ackerman - Criminal Trespassing to Property with Person Present and Disorderly Conduct - First Appearance with Counsel. Not guilty plea entered. Preliminary hearing scheduled for October 30 at 10 a.m.

 

14CF070 - Dotty M. Eppenger - Residential Burglary and Aggravated Battery of a Peace Officer - Petition to Revoke, Appearance with Counsel. Pre-trial scheduled for October 31 at 10 a.m.

 

16CF236 - Danny L. Rose - Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Possession of Meth Less Than 5 Grams, Harrassing an Animal with a Vehicle, Taking Birds / Mammals Along Highway, Unlawful Transport of a Weapon, and Unlawful Possession of Wildlife Parts. Negotiated plea. Waiting on consultation with conservation officer. Plea continued until October 24 at 10 a.m.

 

16CF101 - Justin L. Sexton - Burglary. First Appearance With Counsel and Bond Reduction Hearing. Also 17CM154 - Theft Less Than $500. Not guilty plea entered, jury trial requested. Defendant testifies on his own behalf. Recognizance bond issued. Pre-trial scheduled for October 26 at 10 a.m.

 

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Christian County Court Cases 10/3/17

These are the results of the following court cases heard in the Christian County Court on Tuesday, October 3rd:

 

08CF021 - Jack S. Terrill - Aggravated Battery in a Public Place - First Appearance with Counsel. Defense waives formal arraignment, entered plea of not guilty, request trial by jury. State is going to look to find victim to see if they still want to proceed with case. Pre-trial scheduled for October 10 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF193 - Rebecca E. Bayless - Forgery - First Appearance. Also 15CF193 - Bad Checks - Pre-trial, 15CF137 - Contributing to Criminal Deliquency of a Minor - Pre-trial, 14CF073 - Obstruction of Justice / Destroying Evidence - Pre-trial, 14CM304 - Bad Checks - Pre-trial, and multiple traffic charges. New charge in 17CF193 was read. Next court date scheduled for November 21 at 10 a.m.

 

16CF236 - Danny L. Rose - Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Possession of Meth Less Than 5 Grams, Harrassing an Animal with a Vehicle, Taking Animals From Along Highway, Unlawful Transportation of a Weapon, and Unlawful Possession of Wildlife Parts - Negotiated Plea. Both sides need some time to work out final details. Next court date scheduled for October 10 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF018 - Kevin M. Rensman - Aggravated Battery and Violating an Order of Protection - Pre-trial. Also a traffic charge. State and defense agree that a plea will be reached. Next court date scheduled for October 23 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF066 - Mary A. Scott - Meth Delivery Between 100 and 400 Grams - Pre-trial. Defendant is seeking to hire private counsel. Jury trial is vacated. Pre-trial is scheduled for November 9 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF130 - Gerald F. Olive - Aggravated Battery and Aggravated Battery of a Child Under Age 13 / Disabled Person - Status Hearing. Defendant is not present. Next court date scheduled for October 16 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF183 - Pamela K. Benedict - Aggravated Battery of a Peace Officer - Preliminary Hearing. Also 17CM113 - Disorderly Conduct and Resisting a Peace Officer - Pre-trial. Preliminary hearing is waived in 17CF183. Formal arraignment is waived, trial by jury requested. Jury trial scheduled for February, pre-trial scheduled for February 6 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF190 - Markes N. Rodgers - Attempted Murder - Preliminary Hearing. Both sides agree to continue preliminary hearing until October 16 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF208 - Cranston D. Moore - Possession of a Stolen Vehicle - First Appearance with Counsel. Preliminary hearing scheduled for November 2 at 9 a.m. Bond hearing scheduled for October 5 at 9 a.m.

 

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Christian County Divorces Filed 9/24 - 9/30

The following divorce was reported to Regional Radio News by the Christian County Circuit Clerk's Office.

 

9/26 - Scott E. Daugherty and Sharon L. Daugherty

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Christian County Court Cases 10/2/17

These are the results of the following court cases heard in the Christian County Court on Monday, October 2nd:

 

17CF153 - Josh E. Bain - 4 Counts of Narcotics Possession - Pre-trial. Also 15CF226 - Threatening a Public Official - Petition to Revoke / Pre-trial. State has made an offer, defense is making a counter-offer. Pre-trial continued to October 6 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF154 - Travis W. Foor - Possession of a Controlled Substance - First Appearance with Counsel. Also two traffic charges. Defendant has not hired counsel. Public defender is appointed, next appearance set for November 7 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF120 - Shayne E. O’Dell - Domestic Battery with a Prior - Pre-trial. Also two other CL charges. State and defense believe this will be resolved before trial. Trial continued to November, pre-trial continued until October 16 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF018 - Kevin M. Rensman - Aggravated Battery and Violating a Protection Order - Motion hearing. Also a traffic charge. Defense counsel is looking to negotiate and settle matter. Pre-trial continued until October 3 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF184 - Michael P. Shilling - Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault - Preliminary Hearing. Also 17CF091 - 7 Counts of Child Pornography Possession - Pre-trial. Preliminary hearing in 17CF184 is waived. Formal arraignment is waived, defense pleads not guilty. Defense requests trial by jury. Both matters will have trial scheduled in February, next pre-trial scheduled for December 11 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF140 - Rodney D. Sizemore - Criminal Damage to Government Property Less Than $500 and Violating a Protection Order - Pre-trial. Also 17CF128 - Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, and multiple traffic charges. Defense has made drug court referral. Motion to continue is granted, next pre-trial scheduled for November 2 at 10 a.m.

 

16CF133 - Lorna A. Smith - Possession of a Controlled Substance, DUI - Drug, and Reckless Driving - Pre-trial. Defendant fails to appear. She is in residential drug treatment in Bloomington. Notice to Appear to be sent, next appearance scheduled for November 13 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF149 - Justice T. Stalling - 2 Counts of Meth Delivery Less Than 5 Grams - Pre-trial. Motion of additional disclosure is made, state has made an offer to defendant. State’s offer is revoked as motion of additional disclosure is granted. Pre-trial scheduled for October 30 at 10 a.m.

 

16CF042 - Robert A. Stivers - Aggravated Battery of a Child Less Than 13 and 2 Counts of Murder. - Pre-trial. Also 15CF204 - Driving Recklessly / Suspicion of DUI, 15CF165 - Failure to Report an Accident with Injury and Driving Recklessly / Suspicion of DUI, and two traffic charges. Original assistant public defender has declined because it would be too much of a time commitment. New assistant public defender for this case has agreed to serve on defense for this case. Motion to preserve evidence is granted. State has gotten all opinions to defense counsel. Motions hearing set for November 16 at 11 a.m.

 

15CF052 - Johnny E. Weber - Domestic Battery with a Prior - Petition to Revoke / Pre-trial. Pre-trial continued until November 27 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF021 - Joshua A. Westerfield - Burglary - Pre-trial. Also 17CF017 - Burglary. Drug court referral has been made, but they did not take the case. Trial set for late January. Next pre-trial set for January 22 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF207 - Darrell J. Standard - Possession of a Stolen Vehicle - First Appearance. Charge was read. Probable cause was given and is found. Bond is set at $10,000. Public defender is appointed. First appearance with counsel scheduled for October 3 at 10 a.m.

 

08CF021 - Jack S. Terrill - Aggravated Battery in a Public Place - First Appearance. Charge was read. Probable cause was given and is found. Bond set at $25,000. Public defender is appointed. First appearance with counsel set for October 3 at 10 a.m.

 

17CF208 - Cranston D. Moore - Possession of a Stolen Vehicle - First Appearance. Charge was read. Probable cause was given and is found. Bond set at $10,000. Special public defender is appointed. First appearance with counsel scheduled for October 3 at 10 a.m.

 

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