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Christian County Court Cases 05/14/24

The following court cases were heard in Christian County Court on Tuesday, May 14th. 

Ethan Carnahan Preliminary hearing held, court finds probable cause.  Carnahan waives arraignment, pleads not guilty, demands trial by jury.  Pretrial hearing set for 7/22/24 at 10 AM. 

 

Michael Durbin Case called for hearing on motion requesting credit for location based GPS.  Motion denied. 

 

Bratianu Dutescu pretrial hearing continued to 8/19/24

 

Jason Lindsey  case continued for presentation of negotiated plea on May 17th.  

 

Kyle Sheley case dismissed

 

Constance A. Sherman pretrial hearing continued to 7/23/24 at 10 AM.  State to make plea offer. 

 

Edward Misiorek case continued for status to 7/30/24 at 1:15 PM

Christian County Marriages April

The following marriages were reported in Christian County in April:

 

03/30/2024

ELI TYLER SIMMONS – TAYLORVILLE, IL

GRACE ELIZABETH BLAKELY – TAYLORVILLE, IL

 

04/01/2024

GAVIN CHRISTOPHER NORRIS – TAYLORVILLE, IL

SARA CHEYANNE BROWN – TAYLORVILLE, IL

 

04/06/2024

MICHAEL PAUL NEECE – TAYLORVILLE, IL

AMANDA SUE DIAL – MOWEAQUA, IL

 

04/13/2024

JACOB DUANE CHAMBERLAIN – TAYLORVILLE, IL

SHELBY NICOLE FURNESS – TAYLORVILLE, IL

 

04/20/2024

COLTON DALE BRUMMETT – EDINBURG, IL

TYLER JAY BLAIR – EDINBURG, IL

 

04/20/2024

JUSTIN MICHAEL POUNDS – TAYLORVILLE, IL

HALEY ELIZABETH PRINCE – TAYLORVILLE, IL

 

04/20/2024

TRACY LEN STEVENS – OWANECO, IL

TIFFANY ANN YOUNG – OWANECO, IL

 

04/20/2024

RONALD JEFFREY LIVINGSTON – NAUVOO, AL

MARY ANN MILES – TAYLORVILLE, IL

 

04/20/2024

STEVEN JOSEPH RANDALL – EDINBURG, IL

LISA MARIE MATTOCKS – EDINBURG, IL

 

04/20/2024

ZACHARY STEPHEN BROWN – TAYLORVILLE, IL

LYDIA GRACE DOOLEY – STONINGTON, IL

 

04/27/2024

JONATHAN DAVID GALLOWAY – EDINBURG, IL

CAITLYN DANIELLE PATTERSON – EDINBURG, IL

 

Christian County Court Cases 04/23/24

The following court cases were heard on April 23rd in Christian County Court.  This list is not exclusive.

 

Lacy J. Austin: Pre-trial set for 06/25/2024 at 10:00 in courtroom A.

 

Jeremy P. Cagle: Defendant fails to appear. Warrant to issue 

 

Jarad K. Challans: status hearing on 05/31/2024 at 10 AM.

 

Denny D Durbin: Appearance/counsel set for 06/18/2024

 

James Eiskant: Pre-trial set for 05/24/2024

 

Jacob W. Garrett: Negotiated plea presented and approved by the Court, whereby
Defendant pleads guilty to the charge of unlawful possession of methamphetamine. No judgment of conviction entered. By agreement, Defendant sentenced to two years first offender probation, 20 days in jail with credit for 10 days served, and he is assessed at $750 fine plus assessments.

 

Chance Hobbs: Pre-trial set for 06/21/2024

 

Philippe Rogers: Pre-trial set for 06/24/2024

 

Boyd C. Shafer: further pretrial hearing scheduled for 4-26-24 at 11 a.m.

 

Brad D. Tolen:   Defendant sentenced to two years in the Illinois Department of Corrections, followed by six months mandatory supervised release, to be served at the rate of 50%, with credit for time served of 146 days. Defendant ordered to pay a $750 fine plus assessments.

 

Clint A. Varese:     PTR/First appear set for 07/23/2024

 

Bill J. Ward: Final pre-trial set for 06/18/2024, jury trial set for 07/01/2024

 

Theodore W. Workman: Preliminary hearing set for 05/10/2024

Christian County Court Cases 04/22/24

The following court cases were heard in Christian County Court on April 22nd. 

 

Alfred Compian--Set for Plea April 25th. 

 

Vanessa Esparza--Notice to appear set for June 25th

 

Michael Evrley--reset for pretrial June 11th

 

Amber Fixsal--Preliminary Hearing set for May 20th

 

Joshua Jones--Possible plea set for May 20th

 

Robin Jones--Possible plea set for May 28th

 

Bradley Long--Pre-trial set for June 11th.

 

Kylee Mathes--Possible plea set for June 28th

 

Jada Reeves--Pre-trial set for June 11th

 

Joseph Sherman--Plea set for April 30th 

 

Dustin Shook--Continued for June 24th

 

Nicholas Vaughn-- Jury Trial set for July 1st, final pretrial June 18th, next appt May 30th. 

 

Chad Wilbur--reset for pretrial June 11th 

 

 

 

Christian County Court Cases 04/12/14

The following court cases were heard in Christian County Court on Friday:

 

Brenden Barger  Pre-trial set for 04/26/2024

 

Jarad Challans Status hearing set for 04/18/2024

 

Alfred Compian Pre-trial set for 04/22/2024

 

Erick Gudgel Petition hearing set for 04/15/2024

 

Joseph Sherman Pre-trial set for 04/22/2024

 

Nicholas Vaughn Petition hearing set for 04/15/2024

 

Tina Walden Notice to appear 5/14/2024

 

Chad Wilber Pre-trial set for 04/22/2024

Christian County Court Cases 04/04/24

The following court cases were heard on Thursday, April 4th in Christian County. This list is not exclusive:

 

Ashley N. Getz Preliminary hearing set for 04/29/2024

 

Matthew W. Hoover, the defendant pleads guilty to unlawful possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, a Class X felony.  The defendant was sentenced to ten years in IDOC, followed by 18 months of mandatory supervised release to be served at the rate of 50% with credit for 71 days served.  

 

Jeremy T. Stark Defendant pleads guilty to the charge of aggravated battery (Count I). Defendant sentenced to two years treatment or probation (Drug court)

Christian County Marriages March

Below are the submitted marriages for March in Christian County:

 

03/17/2024

JACOB ANTHONY BRIGHT- KINCAID, IL

HANNAH ANNMARIE JOHNSON – KINCAID, IL

 

03/18/2024

ALEXANDER BRIGHAM PARTRIDGE – STONINGTON, IL

TAYLOR LAUREN VENTERS – STONINGTON, IL 

Christian County Court Cases 04/02/24

The following court cases were heard in Christian County Court on Tuesday.  This list is NOT exclusive. 

 

Sherrie L Allcorn Sentencing hearing scheduled for 04/26/2024

 

Damery Binkley pretrial hearing continued to 4-15-24 

 

Nicholas A Millman Pre-trial set for 04/09/2024

 

Dillon M W Washburn pretrial hearing continued to 4-15-24    

 

Brad L. Wiseman  negotiated plea presented. Defendant pleads guilty to unlawful possession of meth.  Defendant sentenced to two years of first offender probation, two days in jail with credit for one day served and a $750 fine. Pay or appear hearing set for July 10th. 
 

Christian County Court Cases 04/01/24

The following court cases were heard in Christian County Court on April 1st, 2024.  This list is not exclusive. 

 

Jeremy J. Beard Pre-trial set for 05/31/2024

 

Jarad K. Challans Status hearing set for 04/05/2024

 

Nathan J. Domonousky Motion hearing set for 05/03/2024

Christian County Court Cases 03/14 & 03/15

The following court cases were heard on March 14th and 15th in Christian County Court.

 

Kayla M. Durbin Negotiated plea presented and approved by the Court.  Durbin pleads guilty to the charge of unlawful possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver (extended term class II felony). Defendant sentenced to two years probation, 112 days in the county jail with credit for 56 days served, and she's ordered to pay any fines or fees. 

 

Devon VL Gatons continued for presentation of negotiated plea on 03/19/2024

 

Georg Goins pretrial hearing continued to 05/09/2024

 

Casey D. Moma  State dismisses count 1, Moma waives preliminary hearing to Count 3, waives arraignment, pleads not guilty, requests trial by jury.  Final Pretrial hearing set for 3/19.  Jury trial scheduled for April 1st.  Hearing on petition to deny pretrial release set for 3/15.  On March 15, state withdrew motion to deny pretrial release. 

 

Donald R. Stone  Defendant waives arraignment, pleads not guilty, and requests trial by jury. Pretrial hearing scheduled for 04/18/2024

 

Troy J. Woods status on sentencing hearing scheduled for 04/15/2024

 

Joseph A. Austin Pre-trial set for 03/21/2024 Final pre-trial set for 04/23/2024 Jury trial set for 05/06/2024 

 

Jarad K. Challans First appearance with counsel scheduled for 03/19/2024

 

Ace D. Kobe     Petition hearing set for 04/15/2024 

 

Michael T. Morrissey Status hearing set for 04/16/2024

 

James M. Pope Preliminary hearing scheduled for 05/03/2024

 

Cale R. Sexson pretrial hearing continued to 03/15/2024

 

Jack L. Skinner  Defendent fails to appear. Stay on warrants set for 03/18/2024

 

Aubrey D. Smith status continued for 03/22/24

 

Elizabeth B. Vincent Pre-trial set for 04/26/2024
 

Christian County Court Cases 03/11/24

The following court cases were heard in Christian County Court on Monday.

 

Dennis Brown petition to seal granted.

 

Chance Hobbs pretrial hearing continued to 04/23/2024

 

Joshua Jones preliminary hearing scheduled for 04/22/2024 Defendant was ordered released from custody.

 

Cole Montgomery Status hearing scheduled for 04/05/2024

Christian County Court Cases 02/29/24

The following court cases were heard on February 29th in Christian County Court.  This list is not exclusive. 

 

Lacey J. Austin  preliminary hearing scheduled for 04/09/2024 at 10 AM in person. 

 

Brian D. Colston . In person hearing on the petition to revoke scheduled for 04/15/2024 at 11 AM. 

 

Sharon L. Colston In person hearing on the petition to revoke scheduled for 04/15/2024 at 11 AM. 

 

David A. Crutcher pretrial hearing continued to 03/18/2024 at 10 AM. 

 

James T. Eiskant Pre-trial set for 03/26/2024 at 10:00 in courtroom A.

 

Tatiana D. Fisher Negotiated plea set for 03/07/2024 at 10:00 in courtroom A.

 

Mathieu Kuhns final pretrial hearing scheduled for 4-23-24 at 1:15 PM. Jury trial scheduled for 5-6-24 at 8:30 AM.

 

Bradley C. Long  pretrial hearing continued to 04/12/2024 at 10 AM.

 

Nicholas A. Millman     Status hearing set for 03/05/2024 at 11:00 in courtroom A. Final pre-trial set for 03/19/2024 at 1:15 in courtroom A.

 

Joshua R. Rhodes  Pre-trial set for 03/05/2024 at 10:00 in courtroom A.

 

Robert A. Stivers Status hearing scheduled for 4-11-24 at 10 AM

 

Kameron R. Townsend Pre-trial set for 04/09/2024 at 10:00 in courtroom A.

Christian County Court Cases 02/20/24

The following cases were herad in Christian County Court on Tuesday.  This list is not exclusive. 

 

Lacy J. Austin  pretrial hearing continued to April 9th.

 

Ashley N. Bain pretrial hearing conitnued to April 16th.  State answered discovery and made plea offer. 

 

Brenden T. Barger pretrial hearing set for April 12th.

 

Roy J. Bates Fitness hearing and hearing on second motion for release with conditions continued for hearing on February 21st at 11:30 AM.  

 

Steven D. Leonard pretrial set for February 27th

 

Tyrone A. Powyszynski pretrial hearing continued to April 19th. State answered discovery and made plea offer

 

Kevin M. Rensman final pretrial set for April 23rd at 1:15 PM  Jury trial set for May 6th at 8:30 AM.  

 

Robert L. Scott pretrial hearing continued for April 11th. 

 

Dennis E. Wilcutt case continued for plea on February 27th. 
 

Christian County Court Cases 2/15/24

The following court cases were heard in Christian County Court on February 15th, 2024.  This list is not exclusive. 

 

Matthew Hoover Defendant waives arraignment, denies the allegations in the Petition to Revoke. Pretrial hearing scheduled for 03/29/2024 at 10 AM.

 

Edward Misiorek Preliminary Hearing held.  Defendant ordered detained until further order of court. The court failed to admonish Defendant regarding his appeal rights but will notify his attorney to make sure that she tells him about this and if there is an issue with timing, the court will allow him to file the notice of appeal in a reasonable period of time. Defendant waives arraignment, pleads not guilty, and demands trial by jury. Pretrial hearing scheduled for 03/21/2024 at 10 AM.
 

Christian County Court Cases 02/13/24

The following court cases were heard in front of Christian County Court on February 13th.

 

Cassandra M. Talbot  case continued for presentation of negotiated plea on 02/22/2024 at 10 AM. Defendant ordered released from custody.

 

Cynthia F. Temmen  case continued for presentation of negotiated plea on 03/11/2024 at 9 AM. In person writ to issue as Defendant is taking an IDOC plea out of Fayette County.

Christian County Court Cases 2/6/24

The following court cases were heard on Tuesday February 6th.  This list is not exclusive. 

 

Antioniu-Vali Dutescu Preliminary hrg set for 03/26/2024

 

Bratianu Dutescu     Preliminary hrg set for 03/26/2024

 

Nicholas Millman Detention hearing held, Probable cause found. Defendent pleads not guilty to all charges, waives arraignment, requests trial by jury.  Petition to detain granted. Pre-trial set for 02/29/2024 at 10:00 in courtroom A. Final pre-trial set for 03/19/2024 at 1:15 in courtroom A. Jury trial set for 04/01/2024 at 8:30 in courtroom A. 

 

Milo Oldham  Preliminary hrg set for 03/26/2024

 

Layla Schuyler PTR/Hearing set for 03/28/2024

 

Kyle Sheley Pre-trial set for 03/26/2024

Christian County Marriages January

The following marriages have been submitted to Regional Radio News;

 

12/30/2023

THORIN ALEXANDER ROBERTS – TAYLORVILLE, IL

TAWNEY JUNE MINKS – OWANECO, IL

 

12/30/2023

ROBERT BRYAN GRIEME – TAYLORVILLE, IL

MELINDA RENEE MCKINNEY – TAYLORVILLE, IL

 

01/02/2024

BROCK MICHAEL MATHIAS – TAYLORVILLE, IL

DINDA RIZKY SUKRIA NINGRUM – TAYLORVILLE, IL

 

01/04/2024

SHAWNA LEIGH DILLEY – PANA, IL

JODY LYNN MAYES – PANA, IL

 

01/16/2024

KOVIN PAUL KUIZINAS – BLUE MOUND, IL

TERRI LYNN BAILEY – BLUE MOUND, IL

 

01/17/2024

JARED WAYNE MORGAN – TAYLORVILLE, IL

MORGAN TAYLOR SMITH – TAYLORVILLE, IL

Christian County Court Cases 2/5/24

The following court cases were heard in Christian County Court on Monday.  This list is not exclusive. 

 

Jeremy Cole       Pre-trial set for 02/08/2024

Nicholas Millman Detention hearing set for 02/06/2024

Joshua Rhodes.  Order for detention entered. Reset for preliminary hearing February 29th. 
 

Christian County Court Cases 1/30/24

The following court cases were heard in Christian County Court on Tuesday, January 30th.  This list is NOT exclusive. 

 

Jeremy Beard-- ordered a release from custody subject to the terms of the conditions of release order. In person preliminary hearing scheduled for 03/22/2024 at 10 AM.

 

Wade M Bottoms Sanctions hearing set for 02/02/2024

 

Arianne M. Dowdy     Final pre-trial set for 04/23/2024 & Jury trial set for 05/06/2024 

 

Scarlet D. Farlow Notice to appear set for 03/12/2024

 

Rex D. Pruitt  Pre-trial set for 03/19/2024

 

Jack L. Skinner  pretrial hearing continued to 03/01/24 

Christian County Court Cases 1/29/24

The following court cases were heard in Christian County Court on Monday, January 29th, 2024

 

Aaron B. Bice  Preliminary hearing set for 02/26/2024 at 10:00 a.m.

 

Jonathan L. Cohan      PTR Hearing set for 03/14/2024

 

Landon S. Moore Further pretrial and possible plea set for 03/01/2024

 

Anthony M. Pakovich  Pre-trial set for 02/02/2024
 

Christian County Court Cases 01/16/24

The following court cases were heard in Christian County Court on Tuesday.  This list is not exclusive

 

Aaron Bice fails to appear.  Warrant issued with no bond over objection.  

 

David Jones appears, pretrial continued to March 19th. 

 

Brandie Jordan present by counsel.  defendant sentenced to IDOC.  Pretrial hearing continued to February 23rd. 

 

Jacob Krouse present.  Pretrial hearing continued to March 1st.  

 

Jason Leach present.  Pretrial hearing continued to February 1st.  

 

Danny Lowis  case dismissed. 

 

Jared Miller appears.  Preliminary hearing held.  Probable cause found.  Miller waives arraignment, pleads not guilty, requests trial by jury.  Pretrial hearing set for March 1st.  

 

Donald Minard present.  Pretrial hearing continued to February 23rd. Defendant has pending fitness motion in Shelby county. 

 

Charlene Ray present, case continued for presentation of possible plea on March 18th. 

 

Larry Scott present.  Status hearing set for April 8th. 

 

Kameron Townsend present.  Case called for preliminary hearing.  probable cause found. Defendant waives arraignment, pleads not guilty, requests trial by jury.  Pretrial hearing set for February 29th. 

 

Christian County Court Cases 1/11/24

The following Court Cases were heard in Christian County Court on January 11th. This list is not exclusive.

 

Joseph L. Auman, Hearing for furlough continued to January 18th

 

Jeremy L. Cole  Status Hearing set for January 12th

 

James B. Middleton By agreement, final pretrial hearing scheduled for 4-23-24 at 1:15 PM. Jury trial scheduled for 5-6-24 at 8:30 AM

 

John R. Prather 402 conference scheduled for 02/22/2024 at 9 AM. Pretrial conference scheduled for 3-1-24 at 9 a.m.

 

Derik W. Steck case continued for presentation of negotiated plea on 02/22/2024 at 10 AM

 

James G. Tirpak Jr. final pretrial hearing scheduled for 3-19-24 at 1:15 PM. Jury trial scheduled for 4-1-24 at 8:30 AM

 

Andrew J. Woods pleads guilty to the charge of unlawful delivery of meth count 1.  Count 2 dismissed.  Woods is sentenced to five years in IDOC, with one year of mandatory supervised release with no credit for time served.  He is also fined $750.  

 

 

 

 

Christian County Court Cases 01/09/24

The following court cases were heard in Christian County Court on Tuesday.  This list is not exclusive.  

 

Sherrie Allcorn: Sentencing hearing scheduled for 02/23/2024 at 1:15 PM in person.
 

Richard Ginger: agreed sentencing hearing scheduled for 3/18/24

 

Dennis Willcut:  By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 1/19/24 at 10 AM  State has made global plea offer and it would include a case in Richland County case and they would agree to a concurrent sentence.

Christian County Court Cases 1/8/24

The following court cases appeared in front of Judge Brad T. Paisley on January 8th. This list is not exclusive. 
 

George Bailey fails to appear.  Notice to appear to issue for 01/23/2024

 

Roy J. Bates appeared and a preliminary hearing was held.  Court found sufficient evidence to hold Bates.  Bates waived arraignment, pleaded not guilty to all charges, and requested a trial by jury. Pretrial hearing is set for January 12th at 10 AM. 

 

Brian M. Dailey  pretrial hearing continued to 02/27/2024 at 10 AM.

 

Robin R. Jones pretrial hearing continued to 2/9/24 at 10 AM.

 

Charles Warren  A hearing was held for the motion to reconsider.  Motion was denied. Final pre-trial set for 03/19/2024 at 1:15 in courtroom A. Jury trial set for 04/01/2024 at 8:30 in courtroom A.

Christian County Court Cases 1/4/24

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Brad T. Paisley in Christian County on Thursday. (This list is not exclusive)

 

Kayla M. Durbin:  Pre-trial set for 02/22/2024

 

Vanessa A. Esparza: Defendant fails to appear. Notice to appear to issue for 01/18/2024
at 10 AM.

 

Ace Kobe:  By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 02/02/2024 at 10 AM. 

 

Derik W. Steck: Case called for hearing on motion for furlough. Arguments heard and motion denied for reasons stated on the record.

 

 

 

 

 

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