For the Record

Christian County Court Cases 08/22/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush on Aug 22, 2019.

 

Jared R. Bartimus appeared in court today. Pretrial set for September 26th.

 

Tiffany M. Burke appeared in court today. Pretrial set for September 16th.

 

Richard E. Busboom appeared in court. September 12th preliminary hearing set. 

 

Anthony R. Chavez appeared in court. Waived prelimnary hearing, waived arraignment, plead not guilty and demanded trial by jury. Pretrial only set for September 24th.

 

Delaney S. Dilley appeared in court. Pretrial continued for August 30th for possible plea.

 

Trevor A. Durbin fails to appear. Warrant issued for $5,000 over PD objection. Warrant quashed after defendant shows up. Pretrial only set for September 20th.

 

Brittany L Henry appeared in court. Pretrial only set for September 3rd.

 

Steve E. Kampwerth appeared in court. Pretrial only October 10th.

 

Destiney R. Kee appeared in court. Pretrial only set for September 27th.

 

Megan R. Kinser was represented byAtty Frisch. Pretrial for possible plea set for August 26th. 

 

Blake A. Knight appeared in court. Plea set for September 26th.

 

Michael T. Morrissey appeared in court. Pretrial set for August 30th with Jury trial set for September 30th. Final Pretrial September 16th. 

 

Issach C. Peppers appeared in court. Waived prelimnary hearing, waived arraignment, plead not guilty demanded trial by jury. PT only set for September 24th.

 

Larry E. Skinner appeared in court. PT only for all cases set for September 23rd.

 

William D. Thomas appeared in court. Waived preliminary hearing, waived arraignment, plead not guilty, demanded trial by jury. Pretrial only set for October 10th.

 

Nicole M Waller appeared in court.  Negotiated plea entered for 4 years probation with standard terms and conditions. $500 fine. additional costs equaling $5,825. 180 days christian county jail with credit for 134 days served. any bond to apply. appeal rights given.  

 

Natalie A.Williams appeared in court. Pretrial only set September 17th 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Christian County Court Cases 08/20/19

The Following Court Cases Were Heard In Front Of Judge Christopher Matoush on August 20, 2019:

 

William H. Baker appeared in court. Parties close to plea deal agreement. Possible plea set for September 23rd. 

 

Justin L. Barnes appeared in court. Pretrial set for August 20th.

 

Shalee M. Bayne appeared in court. Petition to revoke filed. PD Frisch appointed as public defender without objection.

First appearance with public defender set for September 19th.

 

Michael W. Beaty appeared in court. Further pretrial set for August 20th in order to look for private council.

 

Zachary P. Clutter appeared in court. Parties have reached plea agreement.  Plea set for September 6th.

 

Velma L. Copeland appeared in court. Parties still negotiating. Pretrial continued September 9 with a jury trial December 2nd. 

 

James R. Coghlan appeared in court. Bond hearing with Bond set at $250,000. Preliminary hearing set for August 29th 2019.

 

Michael R. Dodson appeared in court. Preliminary hearing continued to September 17.

 

Nicholas J. Dyer appeared in court. PD Drake files oral motion to withdraw due to conflict. PD Grigsby appointed. First appearance with public defender set for September 3rd.

 

Jeremy T. Emery appeared in court. Jury trial reset. November 4th. Final pretrial set for October 16th. 

 

Todd M. England appeared in court. Will determine whether it will be a federal prosecution. Oral motion to modify bond. Denied without prejudice. Written motion will be filed.

 

Tonya D. Fisher appeared in court. Close to Negotiated plea. PT continued for September 10th. 

 

Charles C. Foraker appeared in court. Waived preliminary hearing waived arraignment, pleads not guilty. Requests jury trial. Pretrial only set for September 17th. 

 

Eric R. Fortner appeared in court. Case continued to September 17th for status. 

 

Cody R. Fringer appeared in court. Possible plea set for September 16th.

 

Tristine J. Hampton appeared in court.Waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment, pleads not guilty, and requests trial by jury. Pretrial ONLY set for September 19th.

 

Devon M. Moore appeared in court. Close to plea deal. Possible plea set for September 26th.

 

Tyrone A. Powyszynski appeared. Pretrial only set October 8th. 

 

William S. Single appeared in court. Waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment, pleads not guilty, requests trial by jury. Pretrial ONLY set for September 27th.

 

Robert L. Stahl not present, Defendant attorney Grigsby is. Due to upcoming surgery. Status only set for September 3rd.

 

Sterling Thomas Jr. appeared in court. Status continued for August 27th.

 

Jeremiah A. Webber appeared in court. Pretrial set for September 24th.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 08/16/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush;

 

Jared R. Bartimus appeared in court. Motion granted for furlough over objection of state. Pretrial remains in affect for August 22nd.

 

Carol Clutter-Dailey appeared in court. Motion dismissed.

 

Donald R. Fisher appeared in court. Bond set at $750,000.  Preliminary hearing set for September 13th.

 

Theodore M. Fleming Jr. appeared in court. Pleads guilty to felony possession of a weapon and body armor. Sentenced to 30 years plus 3 years supervised release. Credit for 417 days served. 

 

Jimmy T. Gorman appeared in court. Waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment, negotiated plea reached with a 2 year first offender probation. $1,000 fine additional assessments totalling $4,245. 

 

Tina M. Jobe appeared in court. August 26th pretrial, with a  September 9th jury call.

 

Donald L. Lozier appeared in court. Motion filed to reduce bond. Bond denied after request (PD asked for $8,000. Bond set at $20,000. Pretrial set for September 5th.

 

Amy Merrifield appeared in court. Preliminary hearing scheduled and petition to revoke hearing set for September 6th.

 

Steven J. Nutaut fails to appear. NTA set for September 20th.

 

Patrick J. Penkala appeared in court. Requests public defender, granted without objection. First appearance with public defender set for September 26th.

 

Sterling Thomas Jr. appeared in court. New PD appointed PT set for August 20th. Motion to reduce bond, also to be filed.

 

Chism Haworth appeared in court. Admits petition to revoke. Negotiated plea reached. 2 years IDOC. Credit for 133 days served. 1 year mandatory supervised release. 
 

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Christian County Court Cases 08/15/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush.

 

Joseph L. Auman appeared in court. Bond hearing with bond set at $125,000 in all cases.  Pretrial set for September 6th. 

 

Colby D. Coleman appeared in court.  Pretrial continued for September 12th.

 

Joseph T. Klein appeared in court. Preliminary hearing held with probable cause found. Klein waives arraignment, pleads not guilty, and demands trial by jury.  Pretrial set for September 16th.

 

Jeffrey L. Shanks fails to appear. Warrant set for $2,500.

 

Steven E. Tucker appears in court. Continuance set for September 13th.

 

Sierra D. WIllis appears in court. Nov 4 jury trial. Final pretrial set for October 16th.  State has relayed offer.

 

Mark M. Zepin appears in court. Jury trial moved without objection to September 30th. Final pretrial set for September 17th, as negotiations are ongoing.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 08/13/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush;

 

James R. Coghlan appeared in court today. Coghlan was scheduled for a preliminary hearing today, but still has yet to hire an attorney.  The defendant asked for a continuance which the state objected too, as their witness was in the courtroom. Judge Matoush granted the continuance but said, that was it and there wouldn’t be another one. Case continued for August 29th to find council.

 

Chiannah C. Dilley appeared in court today. Case continued and preliminary hearing set for September 3rd.

 

Alexandra L. Wood appeared in court today. As part of a plea deal for theft, Wood sentenced to 3 years in IDOC plus one year parole. Restitution to Walmart due at $1,874.13. Credit for 15 days already served. The defendant will also pay court fees and assessments as well.

 

Jesse R. Rozplochowski appeared in court today. Waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment, pleads not guilty and requests jury trial. Jury trial set for November 4th, final pretrial set for October 8 Pretrial set for September 24th.

 

George Bailey appeared in court today. Motion to reduce bond continued for August 29th.

 

Kimberly A. Webb appeared in court today. Pleads guilty with a negotiated plea for 2 years probation for obstructing justice. Webb used her cousin’s name when she got pulled over. Will pay $1,500 fine and assessments along with 300 hours of community service. 
 

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Christian County Court Cases 08/12/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush;

 

19CF145 - DeClerck, Joshua M - Violation of order of protection. Defendant waived preliminary hearing and formal arraignment, and pleads not guilty. Pre-trial set for 10/11/19

 

19CF86 - Martin, Tyler R - Possession of methamphetamine. Pre-trial hearing was continued to 9/16/19, notice to appear to be sent.

 

19CF236 & 19CF237 - Matthews, Shawna C - Possession of methamphetamine. Public defender was appointed and first appearance with counsel set for 9/16/19.

 

18CF293 - Nigh, Ronald E - Aggravated domestic battery/strangle, aggravated domestic battery. Sworn officer testimony heard and probable cause was found. Pre-trial hearing scheduled for 9/5/19, final pre-trial hearing set for 9/17 and jury trial scheduled for 9/30/19.

 

19CF206 - Weller, Keith J - Possession of methamphetamine. Defendant requested time to hire private counsel. First appearance with counsel scheduled for 10/7/19.

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Christian County Court Cases 08/09/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush;

 

Joel F. Ashburn appeared in court. Waives preliminary hearing, waives formal arraignment, pleads not guilty, requests jury trial Pretrial only set for October 7th.

 

Jeremy J. Beard appears in court. Pretrial continued for September 26th. October 7 final pretrial and Jury trial is set for November 4th.

 

Cherise K. Berry appears in court. Waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment, pleads not guilty pretrial only set for September 27th.

 

Adam T. Bolfing appears in court. Pretrial continued September 13th. Jury trial set for November 4th.

 

Brett S. Durbin appears in court. The case remains set for September 30th for Jury trial. Final pretrial set for September 16th.

 

Levi J. Ginger appears in court. Pretrial continued for September 5th.

 

Steven P. Kious appears in court. Waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment, pleads not guilty, requests jury trial. Pretrial only set for September 24th.

 

Dayne T. Lowe appears in court. Preliminary hearing set for September 16th. 

 

Melinda D. Mahone appears in court. Granted recognizance bond with conditions due to medical. August 29th final pretrial motions, September 3rd final pretrial, next pretrial Augst 29th.  September 9th jury trial. 

 

Tyler R. Martin appears in court. Parties reach agreement, plea reset for August 12th.

 

Chad E. McKittrick appears in court.  Pretrial set for September 5th.

 

Robert L. Meek appears in court. Public defender appointed. Case continued for September 23rd.

 

Rachel N. Neece appears in court. Pretrial continued for September 17th.

 

Aron C. Strunk appears in court. New public defender appointed. Pretrial only set for August 29th.

 

Brandi S. Wiseman appears in court. Waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment, pleads not guilty and requests trial by jury. Pretrial only set for September 24th.

 

Ann L. Stafford appears in court. Bond set at $100,000. Preliminary hearing set for September 6th.
 

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Marriages And Civil Unions 7/15-8/1

The Following Marriage Licenses were published by the Christian County Clerk:

 

Jason Thomas Lawrence and Heather Elizabeth Whitehead of Taylorville---July 15th

 

Nicholas Heath Spracklen and Alexandria Nicole Schoonover of Pana---July 15th

 

Randolph Scott Patriakeas and Rachel Lasche Roach of Pana---July 19th

 

Glenn Michael Buesinger and Joanna Nell Busby of Blue Mound---July 22nd

 

David Joseph Chernisky and Julia Catherine Taylor of Pana---July 31st

 

James Richard Fry and Kristal Margaret Price of Taylorville---August 1st

 

Joshua Matthew Howland and Ashley Rae Graham of Taylorville---August 1st

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Christian County Court Cases 08/08/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush on August 8th 2019.

 

Patrick A. Acree appears in court. Waives arraignment and denies allegations of petition to revoke. Pretrial only set for September 6th.

 

Kelsie M. Bass does not appear, in treatment.  Status set for August 26th.

 

Kevin E. Dyke appears in court. State has plea ready. Pretrial only set for September 5th. 

 

Donald R. Fisher appears in court. State has written offer. Request for time to hire attorney. Pretrial continued for September 6th.

 

Matthew L. Harden appears in court. Requests 402 conference. Set for September 20th. With pretrial later that morning.

 

Alexander F. King appeared in court.  Trying to resolve issue in another county. Pretrial set for September 3rd.

 

Donald L. Lozier appeared in court. State has global offer. PT only set for September 5th. 

 

Melinda D. Mahone appeared in court. Bond motion reset for August 9th.

 

Brian K. Sisk appeared in court. Asked for further time to contemplate plea. Jury trial set for November 4th Final pretrial set for October 17th. Next pretrial set for September 24th. 

 

Spencer P. White appeared in court. Pretrial only set for September 6th.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 08/06/19

The following court cases were heard on August 5th 2019:

 

James M. Assad appeared in court today. Pretrial set for September 19th. 

 

Kelsie M. Bass did not appear.  Will check to see if in treatment. Status set for August 8th.

 

Cheyenne S. Crow appeared in court today. Pretrial set for September 24th.

 

Robbie L. Gatons appeared in court today. Preliminary hearing set for September 10th.

 

Jason C. Krouse appeared in court today. Pretrial set for September 23rd.

 

Tammy A. Shoraga appeared in court today.  Case dismissed.

 

Aaron M. Steele appeared in court today. Jury trial set for August 12th vacated. Requests sentence hearing for 18CF33 before jury trial setting for 19cf36. Status set for August 9th. 

 

Roy H. Timmes appeared in court today. Pretrial set for September 3rd.

 

Samuel A. Walton appeared in court today. Preliminary status set for September 5th. 

 

Manuel Rios appeared in court today. Bond hearing. Bond set at $350,000. Preliminary hearing set for September 3rd.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 08/05/19

The following court cases were heard on August 5th 2019:

 

Samantha J. Abbot Fails to appear.  NTA sent for September 6th.

 

Adam G. Brachear appears in court. Ordered to complete job search. Review set for September 4th.

 

Kyla A. Brown fails to appear. NTA for September 6th.

 

Robyn D. Cloe fails to appear. Bench Warrant $3500 issued over PD objection.

 

Eric B. Crompton appears in court. Global plea set due to charges in other court. Possible plea set for October 15th. Continuation set for October 10th. 

 

Patrick D. Emmerling appears in court. Case continued for September 20th.

 

Byron C. Kay appears in court. Case continued for September 3rd.

 

Trevor L. Lindsey appears in court. Plea agreement met.  Case is continued for August 8th.

 

Matthew L. Mcintyre appears in court.  PD Drake out after conflict of interest.  PD Frische in. Preliminary hearing set for August 29th. 

 

Tilur M. Miller appears in court.  Requests time to find attorney. Continued for August 30th. 

 

Teresa A. Ochadleus appears in court.  Preliminary hearing set for September 3rd.

 

Joseph R. Sparling appears in court. State offered offer sheet today. Pretrial only set for September 6th. 

 

Tamara A. Wisnasky fails to appear.  Warrant issued for $5,000 over PD objection.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 08/01/19

The following court cases were heard in Christian County August 1st.

 

Garret D. Austin appeared in court. Case continued for possible plea set August 2nd. 

 

Jacob O. Banning appeared in court. Case continued for August 29th. 

 

Carolynn D. Campbell appeared in court. Waived preliminary hearing, waived arraignment, plead not guilty, and has pretrial only set for September 3rd.

 

Elizabeth A. Coatney appeared in court.  Waived preliminary hearing, waived arraignment plead not guilty, requested jury trial. Pretrial only set for August 30th.

 

Alex M. Collingwood appeared in court.  Case continued for September 26th.

 

Sierra M. Durbin appeared in court. Case continued for August 29th.

 

Brittany C. Hester failed to appear in court.  NTA issued for September 23rd.

 

Trenton S. Hunter appeared in court. Case continued for September 19th.

 

Alan J. Logsdon Jr. failed to appear.  Bench Warrant issued.  $25,000 bond over objection from PD Drake.

 

Danny J. Lowis appeared in court. Preliminary hearing and first appearance set for September 12th.

 

Madeline F. Lowis appeared in court. Waives preliminary hearing. Pretrial continued for September 23rd.

 

James M. McGuinness fails to appear.  Bench Warrant issued over objection of PD Drake for $25,000.

 

Krunal D. Patel appeared in court.  Preliminary hearing set for September 12th.

 

Robert C. Scott appeared in court.  After evidence was submitted probable cause was found.  Arraignment waived. Pretrial set for September 12th with jury trial set for November 4th.

 

Toni K. Sherman appeared in court. Petition to revoke reset for August 26th. Defendent must report to probation.

 

Dalton C. Taylor appeared in court. Final Pretrial set for September 19th and jury trial set for September 30th.

 

Deandre Douglas appeared in court. Plea agreement met. 30 months probation, with 112 days CCJ with time served.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 07/30/19

The following court cases were heard on July 30th, 2019;

 

Danielle Benedict appeared in court today. A plea agreement was made. Count 1 of aggravated battery was dismissed. For count 2, resisting arrest, defendant given 24 months probation with conditions, 12 days in county jail with time already served. Counseling, and letter of apology along with a $500 fine.

 

Aaron B. Davis appeared in court today.  Defendant arraigned. Preliminary hearing set for August 22nd. Bond hearing set for later date. 

 

Theodore M. Fleming Jr. appeared in court today.  Jury trial vacated. Case reset to August 16th for possible plea.

 

Kevin R. Hendricker appeared in court today. Jury trial set September 30th. Pretrial set for September 3rd.

 

Tanner G. Jacobs appeared in court today. Defendant waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment and pleads not guilty. Demands trial by jury. Pretrial set for September 5th.

 

Cale R. Sexson appeared in court today. Defendant waives preliminary hearing, arraignment, pleads not guilty, demands trial by jury. Pretrial set for September 3rd.

 

Dakota A. Shockley appeared in court today. Intends to hire private counsel. Continued for August 30th.

 

Tracy L. Stevens appeared in court today. Motion for furlough granted without objection to attend gateway. Case continued for September 19th for status only.

 

Nathan M. Strayer appeared in court today. Jury trial reset for September 30th. Pretrial set for September 5th. 

 

Curtis L. Strohl does not appear in court but is represented by Attorney. Continued for September 17th.

 

Amanda M. Vanostran appeared in court today. Continued to September 3 for pretrial. 
 

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Christian County Court Cases 07/29/19

The following court cases were heard in Christian County Court on July 29th in front of Judge Amanda S. Ade-Harlow;

 

Randy E. Bess appeared in court today. Jury trial vacated and bench trial set. Trial set for August 15th.

 

Adam T. Bolfing appeared in court today. Case continued for August 9th for possible plea.

 

Ryan E. Clay appeared in court today.  Case continued for August 26th pretrial. 

 

Charles C. Foraker appeared in court today.  Public defender appointed. Preliminary set for August 20th.

 

Trenton S. Hunter appeared in court today.  Jury trial vacated. Pretrial set for August 1st.

 

Derrick L. Kyles appeared in court today. Jury trial set for September 9th. Final pretrial set for August 15th  18CF310 will be tried first.

 

Eric L Mangus appeared in court. Continued for possible plea set for September 13th.

 

Alan L. Mann fails to appear. Warrant issued $15,000 with 10% to apply.

 

Kyler G. Mink appeared in court.  Further pretrial continues for September 13th.

 

Aaron D. Purcell appeared in court. Sentencing scheduled for September 9th. 

 

Alyshia M. Rightnowar appeared in court. Final pretrial set for October 4th with jury trial set for November 4th.

 

Brittany S. Sauer appeared in court. Further pretrial set for September 13th.

 

Joseph F. Sherman appeared in court.  Pretrial set for September 13th with jury trial set for November 4th.

 

William Scott Single appeared in court. First appearance with PD set for August 20th.

 

Ann L. Stafford appeared in court. Pretrial set for September 16th with Jury trial set for November 4th.

 

Caleb L. Walker appeared in court. Recognizance bond set at $5,000 with conditions. Ordered to report to probation. Pretrial set for September 10th.

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Christian County Court Cases 07/26/19

The following court cases were heard on July 26, 2019;

 

James J. Humphrey appeared in court today.  At the preliminary hearing in 2019CF143, arguments were made from both the state and Humphrey’s attorney, Attorney Nathan Frisch.  The state brought in their witness, who was involved with the night of the arrest and highlighted what he had found at the scene including talking to Mr. Humphrey who when asked if there were drugs in the house responded with, “Not as much as last time.” Mr. Frisch argued for Mr. Humphrey. Court found probable cause to hold Mr. Humphrey and waived his arraignment, plead not guilty and has a pretrial set for August 29th.

 

Bradley E. Martin appeared in court today. A motion to reduce bond was heard. Mr Martin’s attorney, Daniel Noll argued that Martin should have his bond lowered or given a recognizance bond. The State objected to it.  The court ruled in favor of no bond reduction.  The motion for bond to be reduced was denied.  Pretrial set for August 29th.

 

James T. Melvin appeared in court today. Matter reset for August 26th.

 

Toby A. Moyer appeared in court today. Pretrial reset for September 6th.

 

Carter C. Sinkhorn fails to appear.  Bond set at $5,000 with 10% to apply.

 

Gary Thompson appeared in court today. Pretrial continued for September 10th.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 07/25/19

The Following Court Cases were heard on July 25th:

 

Garret D. Austin appeared in court.  A plea deal is continued for August 1.

 

George T. Bailey appeared in court. Jury Trial continued, requested by defendant. Pretrial conference set for August 29th.

 

Kacey D. Burton appeared in court. Pretrial conference scheduled for August 30. 

 

Jeremy P. Cagle appeared in court. Case continued. Hearing rescheduled for August 29th.

 

Sarah L. Carnahan appeared in court. Case continued for possible plea. Plea scheduled for September 5th.

 

Madelynn M. Cashen appeared in court. Case continued for possible plea.  Plea scheduled for August 29th.

 

Dustin R.A. Cline appeared in court. Pretrial conference scheduled August 29th.

 

Marty L. Crain fails to appear.  Bench warrant issued.  Bond set at $6000.

 

Timothy S. Kinsella appeared in court. State withdrawing PTR. Bond to apply.

 

Steven P. Kious appeared in court. Public defender appointed. First appearance set for August 9th.

 

Derrick L. Kyles appeared in court.Jury setting confirmed Final Pretrial July 29th.

 

Gerald L. Olive appeared in court. Possible plea set for September 5th.

 

Ronnie D. Samson Jr. appeared in court. Pretrial continuance set for October 8th.

 

Jennifer J. Smith appeared in court. Pretrial continued for August 9th. 

 

Alexis L. Wells appeared in court. Pretrial continued for August 27th.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 07/23/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Christopher Matoush on Tuesday July 23rd:

 

Brandy Allen does not appear.  Acknowledged that defendant is in treatment.  Notice to appear set for September 16th.

 

Logan M. Beck does not appear.  Bench Warrant issued for $25,000 with 10% to apply.

 

Tanya E. Beck does not appear.  Defendant had notified public defender, did not have a ride.  Notice to appear set for August 27th.

 

Ryan D. Buerk appeared in court. Pretrial continuance set for August 5th.

 

Brianna N. Caldwell does not appear.  Bench Warrant issued for $10,000 with 10% to apply over objection of public defender.

 

Renee M. Cox appears in court. Jury trial set. Final pretrial set for August 2nd.

 

Sandra R. Delahunt appears in court. Jury trial set for September 9th.  Final Pretrial set for August 21. 

 

Nicholas J. Dyer appears in court. Waives preliminary hearing waives formal arraignment pleads not guilty and asks for jury trial. Pretrial only set for August 20th.

 

Danielle M. Gatton appears in court. Pretrial hearing set for August 20th. 

 

Matthew W. Hoover does not appear due to no transportation. Jury trial vacated at request of state. Further Pretrial set for August 19th.

 

Bradley E. Martin appears in court. Hearing on motion to reconsider sentence in 2016CF109 scheduled for September 19. Bond reduction motion for 2019CF95 scheduled for July 26th.

 

Stacey L. Newlin appears in court. Plea agreement reached but have to fill out paperwork. Jury trial vacated. Plea set for August 2nd. 

 

Christopher M. Norris appears in court. Pretrial only set for August 19th. 

 

Robert L. Stahl appears in court. Pretrial set for August 20th. 

 

Aaron M. Steele appears in court.  Jury trial set. Final pretrial set for August 6th.

 

Patrick V. Weaver appears in court. Plea agreement set. Presentation for plea August 27th. 

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Christian County Court Cases 07/22/19

The following court cases were heard Monday July 22nd.

 

Kasey B. Cantrell did not appear in court today.  A family member indicated she was in gateway.  Case continued until August 19th.

 

Zachary P. Clutter appeared in court today.  Case continued for possible plea set August 20th.

 

Lucas R. Cohan appeared in court today.  Waives preliminary hearing pretrial set for September 9th.

 

Keffery L. Cothern appeared in court today. Waives preliminary hearing. Pretrial set for September 10th.

 

Christian E. Crowder appeared in court today. Petition to revoke.  Preliminary hearing set for September 10th.

 

Cleat A. Davis appeared in court today. Set for scheduling order September 9th.

 

Tristine J. Hampton appeared in court today.  Preliminary hearing set for August 20.

 

Travis J. Hopping appeared in court today.  Preliminary hearing set for Petition to revoke September 12th.

 

Michael D. Kline appeared in court today. Petition to revoke. Hearing set for August 27th.

 

Jordon M. May appeared in court today. Petition to revoke.  Hearing set for August 19th.

 

Devon Moore appeared in court today. Possible plea set for August 20th.

 

Patrick M. Motley appeared in court today. Pretrial and 402 conference set for August 6th.

 

Caleb J. Reber appeared in court today.  Status hearing set for July 25th. 

 

John Rodden appeared in court today. Preliminary hearing set for September 5th. 

 

Mark M. Zepin appeared in court today.  Jury trial set for September 9th. Pretrial set for August 15th. 

 

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Christian County Court Cases 07/16/19

The following court cases were heard by Judge Christopher Matoush on July 17, 2019.

 

Justin Barnes appeared in court today. Motion for bond hearing denied. Petition to revoke and pretrial set for August 6th.

 

Jared R. Bartimus appeared in court today. His bond modified to allow a trip on July 27-28. All other conditions remain the same.

 

Fred L. Delahunt appeared in court today. Case continued for sentencing. Delahunt sentenced to 30 months of first offender probation plus terms and conditions. He is also ordered to serve 38 days in county jail with 19 served.

 

Chad R. Hammond fails to appear.  Notice to appear filed over objection of state. PT set for July 23rd.

 

Brittany L. Henry appeared in court today.  Pretrial continued for August 22nd.

 

Jason M. Loveless appeared in court today.  Pretrial continued for September 18th for possible plea.

 

Michael T. Morrissey appeared in court today.  Bond modified for vacation.  Allowed to leave state July 25th -August 2nd. 

 

Jesse R. Rozplochowski appeared in court today.  Case continued for preliminary hearing August 20th.

 

Roy H. Timmes appeared in court today.  Hearing continued for August 6th.

 

Willie J. Jones II appeared in court today. Probable cause found. Bond set at $10,000 with 10% to apply.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 07/11/19

The following court cases were heard on Thursday July 11 in front of Judge Christopher Matoush:

 

Brian C. Callan appeared in court today.  Preliminary Hearing set for August 8th.  Bond condition is modified to allow defendant to drive to work and to work on farm equipment no more than 4 miles from residence) over objection of State. 

 

Ryan D. Cantrell failed to appear. Atty present. Bench warrant filed for $150,000 with 10% to apply over PD objection. 

 

Elizabeth A. Coatney appeared in court today. Defendant asked for continuance before bond hearing, but bond set. Judge Matoush informed the defendant that there would be a second chance opportunity for bond adjustment.  Bond set at $160,000 for all cases. Public Defender investigating over possible conflict.  Status hearing set for July 18.  Preliminary hearing continued for August 1st 

 

Deandre Douglas failed to appear.  Recognizance Bond revoked.  Bond reinstated at $50,000.

 

Steve E. Kampwerth appeared in court today.  Case continued until August 22nd for possible plea.

 

Christopher M. Murphy appeared in IDOC Custody.  Possible plea set for August 8th after 402 hearing held.  August 8th is next date.

 

Michael P. Neece appeared in court today.  Motion denied for drug treatment.  Motion denied for less bond.  Final pretrial set for July 30th.  Jury trial set for August 12th.

 

Harry E. Stark appeared in court today. Waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment, pleads not guilty. Pretrial continued for August 27th. 

 

William D. Thomas appeared in court.  Preliminary hearing set for August 22nd.

 

Sierra D. Willis appeared in court.  Case continued to August 15 for possible plea.

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Christian County Court Cases 07/09/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Christopher Matoush:

 

Julie E. Woods appeared in custody today.  Oral motion to reduce bond denied. Pretrial hearing set for July 15.

 

Kimberley Morrison appeared in custody today.  A plea agreement was met. In exchange for guilty plea of possession of <5 grams methamphetamine, Morrison will serve 3 years in Illinois Department of Corrections with 21 days already served, fines and fees in total of $3039 and 1 year mandatory supervised release.  

 

Matthew Mcintyre appeared in custody today.  A bond hearing was heard.  Motion was denied.  Defendent waives formal arraignment, pleads not guilty and asks for pretrial only.  Preliminary hearing set for August 5th.

 

Natalie Williams appears in court.  Pleads not guilty waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment requests trial by jury. Pretrial continuance set for August 22nd. 

 

Sara Fleet appears in court.  Waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment, pleads not guilty and demands jury trial. Jury trial set for September 30th, final pretrial set for September 17th, next pretrial set for August 27th. A pretrial is also set for 18CF252.  Pretrial only set for August 27th as well.

 

Rachel Neece fails to appear.  Warrant issued for FTA.  $20,000 bond over objection of PD.

 

Sierra Durbin reset due to motion for NOLLE.  Set for status August 1st for state to file motion.

 

James Hinds appears in court.  Motion to terminate first offender probation status.  Motion denied and defendant remains on probation.

 

Stephanie M. Knezevich appears via her attorney.  Checked in to outpatient.  Status set for September 16th. 
 

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Marriages And Civil Unions 6/19/19-6/20/19

The Following Marriage Licenses were published by the Christian County Clerk:

 

Nicholas Patrick Marley of Nokomis and Alexis Marie Waterman of Morrisonville---June 19th

 

Cordell Anthony Castle and Lindsey Renee Moore of Taylorville---June 20th

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Christian County Court Cases 06/28/19

The following court cases were heard on June 28, 2019.

 

Ashley N. Bain appeared in court.  The motion was approved to modify conditions of her bond to allow for treatment in Indiana.  Pretrial continued August 23.

 

William H. Baker appeared in court.  Pretrial continuance set for August 20th.

 

Justin L. Barnes appeared in court.  Pretrial continuance set for August 8th.

 

Tiffany M. Burke appeared in court.  Pretrial continuance set for August 22nd.

 

Marty L. Crain failed to appear in court.  Notice to appear set for July 25th.

 

Aaron B. Davis appeared in court.  Motion for bond hearing was asked for but not filed.  State objected.  No motion heard. Pretrial set for August 19th with Jury trial set for September 9th.

 

Haley M. Dixon appeared in court.  Defendent waived preliminary hearing, waived arraignment and plead not guilty and demanded trial by jury.  Pretrial continuance set for Aug 9th.

 

Michael R. Dodson appeared in court.  Defendent plead guilty as part of negotiated plea.  70 days in jail with 70 days already served, plus two years probation with fines and fees for 2018CF154 Domestic battery.  Two other charges including 2018CM109 (violating bail bond/family member) and 2018CF117 criminal damage to government property under $500 dollars was dismissed.

 

Yori Duckett appeared in court.  Cases dismissed for 2 charges of criminal damage to property between $500 and 10K.

 

Rachel S. Duncan appeared in court. Pretrial continued for June 28.  

 

Brett S. Durbin appeared in court. Defendant has not met with public attorney. Pretrial set for August 9th. 

 

Cody R. Fringer appeared in court. Pretrial continued for August 20th.

 

Destiney R. Kee appeared in court.  Preliminary hearing waived, arraignment waived, plead not guilty, and demanded trial by jury.  Released on recognizance bond.  Pretrial continued for August 22nd.

 

Tracy J. Kennedy appeared in court.  Pretrial continued for August 26th.

 

Cory A. Skinner appeared in court.  Pretrial continued for September 6th.

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Christian County Court Cases 06/18/19

The following court cases were heard on June 18th:

 

Chad Hammond appeared in court today.  Case is set for further pretrial on July 16th.

 

Jeremy T. Stark appeared in court today.  Case continued possible plea on June 18th.

 

Devin G. Prose appeared in court today.  Motion filed for keeping probation in Christian County and not Sangamon County. Motion granted.  

 

Michael E. Durbin appeared in court today.  Motion filed for new counsel by defendant.  Case continued till July 19th.

 

Cynthia R. Karrick appeared in court today.  Pretrial continued for possible plea June 21st.

 

Donald L. Lozier appeared in court today.  Motion filed for reduction of bond.  Motion denied.  Preliminary hearing set for June 27th.

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Christian County Court Cases 06/17/19

The following court cases were heard today:

 

Matthew R. Myers has a pretrial hearing set for June 25th.  

 

Jonathan J. Janda entered into a negotiated plea.  Defendant pleads guilty, and will serve 2 years in DOC with 1 year of mandatory supervised release and credit for 10 days served.  Companion cases are dismissed. Fines and costs associated with plea.  

 

Toni K. Sherman had a hearing today.  Defendant elects to proceed without attorney. Hearing for pretrial will be scheduled on July 15th.  Defendant ordered to report to probation. 

 

Travis J. Hopping appeared in court today.  Attorney Michael Drake appointed.  July 22nd next court date.
 

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