For the Record

Christian County Court Cases 10/21/19

The following Court Cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush on Monday October 21st. 

 

Christopher Barnes appeared in custody. Case continued for October 25th. Prior appointment with Drake vacated. Frisch takes over.

 

Jacob Banning appeared in custody. Motion for furlough. Motion denied based on prior record and allegations of his conduct. Pretrail setting continued for PTR hearing. November 21st.

 

Patrick Butler appeared in custody. Preliminary Hearing waived. Waive arraignment. Plead not guilty request trial by jury. PTO continued for November 12th.

 

Juan Sanchez fails to appear. Sanchez called court to let them know he wouldn’t appear. Bench Warrant issued for failure to appear. Bond set for $3,500 over PD objection.

 

Michael Dodson appeared in custody. Pretrial only November 21st.

 

Michael Durbin appeared in custody. Final pretrial set. Jury trial set for November 4th. All set for trial. October 29th will be last day to accept negotiated plea.

 

Kaleb Vaughn appeared in custody. Pretrial only continued for November 15th.

 

James Assad appeared in court. Jury trial set for December 2nd at 8:30. Final Pretrial November 14th.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 10/18/19

The following court cases were heard in front of judge Christopher Matoush on October 18th.

 

Brittany Sauer appeared in court. Case continued for state attorney to meet with witness. Pretrial only scheduled for November 8th.

 

Nicholas Cox appeared in custody. Motion for Bond hearing. Motion to reduce bond granted. By agreement bond set at $5,000 with 10% to apply. Pretrial only scheduled for December 17th.

 

Nathan Howell appeared in custody. Pretrial only continued for November 19th.

 

Corey Pope appeared in custody. Waives preliminary hearing.  Waives arraignment. Pleads not guilty. Requests trial by jury. Requests pretrial only set for November 18th.

 

Caleb Reber appeared in custody. Negotiated plea in place. Plead guilty to unlawful possession of methamphetamine 100-400 grams.. Will serve 10 years in Illinois Department of corrections with 3 years of mandatory supervised release. $500 fine. Along with a $15,000 street value assessment. Credit for 319 days served. The incident happened on December 3rd. Reber could have gotten 6-30 years.  The estimated time is 4 years for good time served.

 

Samantha Abbott appeared in court. Presentence investigation ordered.  Pretrial continued for October 28th. November 22nd for sentencing.

 

Kimberlee S. Morrison appeared in court. Motion to withdraw a plea of guilt granted. 

 

Daniel Alumbaugh fails to appear. Called to Judge sick. New date set for November 22nd.

 

John Brilley appeared in court. Case continued for December 6th.

 

Tristine Hampton appeared in court. Pretrial continued for November 19th.

 

Gerald Olive fails to appear. Warrant issued for $2500. 

 

Daniel Osborn appeared in court. Oral motion for continuance. Jury trial continued for December 2nd. Final pretrial set for November 12th. 

 
 

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Christian County Court Cases 10/11/19

The Following Court Cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush on Friday October 11th. 

 

Terry L. Biggs appeared in court. First appearance with public defender set for November 21st.

 

Richard E. Busboom appeared in court. Waived formal reading of the charges, denied allegations, and has a preliminary hearing along with pretrial for all cases set for December 5th.

 

Anthony M. Holmes fails to appear in court.  Warrant set for $10,000.

 

Michelle A. Hott apeared in court.  Waived arraignment next appearance set for November 26th.

 

James J. Humphrey appeared in court. Motion to reduce bond reset for November 18th.

 

Leroy E. Miles appeared in court. Petition to revoke filed. Waive reading, deny allegations hearing set for November 8th. 

 

Jason E. Newberry appeared in court. Waived preliminary hearing, waived arraignment, plead not guilty, requested trial by jury, and has pretrial only set for November 15th.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 10/10/19

The following Court Cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush on October 10th 2019.

 

Natalie A. Williams appeared in court. Pretrial continued for possible plea set for November 7th.

 

Bradley E. Martin appeared in court. Waiting on referrals. Pretrial status set for November 8th at 1:15.

 

Matthew Burries appeared in court. Waived preliminary hearing, waived arraignment, plead not guilty, requested trial by jury and pretrial only November 1st.

 

Aaron B. Davis did not appear in court, in treatment. Next date for status is set for October 24th.

 

Steve Kampwerth appeared in court. Trial Call on Jan 6th with Final PT December 10th.

 

Dalton C. Taylor appeared in court. Pretrial continued December 10th.

 

William D. Thomas appeared in court. Waived formal reading of petition to revoke. Waived arraignment pretrial for all cases set for December 10th.

 

Aaron C. Strunk appeared in court. Pretrial for October 24th and March 2nd Jury trial.

 

Caleb Williams appeared in court. Jury trial set for February 10th. Pretrial only set for December 12th.

 

Caleb J. Reber did not appear. Pretrial set for October 18th.

 

Jacob O. Banning appeared in court. Pretrial only for possible plea set October 21st.

 

Wade M. Bottoms appeared in court. Waives preliminary hearing, waives formal arraignment, pleads not guilty and requests jury trial. Pretrial only set for November 14th.

 

Eric B. Crompton failed to appear in court. Subject in Mason County. State to file writ from IDOC, plea set for October 15th.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 10/1/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush on October 1st at 10 AM. 

 

George T. Bailey appeared in court. Case continued for October 11th for possible plea.

 

Dennis L. Bertoni appeared in court.  Case continued for November 8th.

 

Keffery L. Cothern appeared in court. Motion for bond denied. Case continued for October 17th.

 

Dawn R. Masterson appeared in court. Waived preliminary hearing, plead not guilty,requested trial by jury. Bond set at $30,000. Pretrial only set for October 31st.

 

Amy Merrifield appeared in court. Bond reduced to $17,000.

 

Alyshia M. Rightnowar appeared in court.  Vacated jury trial. Due to new public defender Preliminary hearing/pretrial continued for November 12th.

 

Michael Morrissey failed to appear. Plea date vacated October 8th still set. Warrant issued for new charge.  Bond set at $250,000.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 09/30/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush on Monday September 30th.

 

Matthew L. Mcintyre appeared in court. Status set for discovery review. Case continued for PTR Problem solving court status set for November 12th.

 

Paul Scribner appeared in court. Case continued until October 31st.

 

Randall Smith appeared in court. Bond set at $10,000.  Preliminary hearing set for October 29th.

 

Christopher Morganson appeared in court. No contact order dropped. 

 

Andrew Denton appeared in court. First appearance with public defender set for November 1st.

 

Scarlet Farlow appeared in court. Farlow pleads guilty. Receives 2 years probation, standard terms and conditions, $500 fine (total owed to State ($3956) 18 days CCJ w/ credit for 9 served. Day for day does apply. 

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Christian County Court Cases 09/23/19

The following court cases were heard in Christian County Court in front of Judge Christopher Matoush on September 23rd. 

 

Megan Klespitz appeared in court. Pretrial continued for October 21st.

 

Jason C. Krouse appeared in court. Pretrial continued for November 12th.

 

Madeline F. Lowis appeared in court. Pretrial continued for November 18th.

 

William H. Baker appeared in court. Final pretrial set for November 12th with Jury trial on December 2nd.

 

Kelsie M. Bass appeared in court. Pretrial only set for November 14th.

 

Kaleb A. Vaughn appeared in court.  Waived preliminary hearing, waived arraignment plead not guilty and requested jury trial. Pretrial only set for October 21st.

 

Steven M. Wilson appeared in court. Preliminary hearing set for October 7th.

 

Robyn D. Cloe appeared in court. Pretrial continued for November 12th. 

 

Cheri L. Cott appeared in court. Preliminary hearing set for September 27th.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 09/19/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush on September 19th.

 

Andrew M. Akers appeared in court. Preliminary hearing set for October 24th.

 

James M. Assad appeared in court. Case continued for October 21st.

 

Colby D. Coleman appeared in court. Requests bench trial and granted. Final pretrial October 24th bench trial set for November 26th at 1:15.

 

Velma L. Copeland appeared in court. October 22nd Final pretrial, November 12th final motions and December 2nd jury trial.

 

Tristine J. Hampton appeared in court. Pretrial continued for October 18th.

 

Nathan L. Howell appeared in court. Pretrial only continued for October 18.

 

Trenton S. Hunter appeared in court. Final Pretrial Setpember 24th, 11:30

 

Willie Jones II appeared in court. Reset for preliminary October 31st.

 

Christopher L. Mills appeared in court. Preliminary hearing set for October 25th.

 

Christopher M. Norris appeared in court. Jury trial set for December 2nd. Final pretrial November 12th. Next pretrial October 24th.

 

Daniel E. Osborn appeared in court. Pretrial set for October 18th.

 

Sara L. Redfern appeared in court. The next court appearance is set for November 5th.

 

Dalton C. Taylor appeared in court.  Jury trial vacated. Pretrial only continued for October 10th.

 

Christopher J. Tucker appeared in court. Next court appearance October 25th. Motion to suppress to be filed.

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Christian County Court Cases 09/17/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush on September 17th, 2019.

 

Sarah Fleet did not appear in court. Was informed the defendant was sick. Jury trial set for September 30th vacated. Possible plea set for October 22nd. 

 

Michael Dodson appeared in court. Waived preliminary hearing, waived arraignment. Plead not guilty, requested jury trial. Pretrial only set for October 21st.

 

Mark Zepin appeared in court. Parties still negotiating. Jury trial continued until December 2nd. Next pretrial set for October 15th. 

 

Curtis L. Strohl appeared in court. Defendent not present (represented by attorney Vig. Pretrial continued till October 29th. 

 

Eric R. Fortner failed to appear. Attorney Finks says that Fortner is in Missouri DOC. Defendant awaiting parole revocation hearing. Federal authorities possibly seeking indictment. Further status set for October 29th. 

 

Chad Hammond fails to appear. Defendant in Shelby County. Pretrial set for October 29th. September 27th bond date vacated.

 

Natalie Williams appeared in court. Parties close to agreement. Final PT only set for October 10th.

 

Justin R. Sherman has preliminary hearing continued to October 7th. 

 

Danielle L. Cunningham appeared in court. Preliminary hearing set for October 17th. 

 

Charles Foraker fails to appear. Is in treatment. Status set for October 31st.

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Christian County Court Cases 09/16/19

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

 

Brandy S. Allen appeared in court today. After providing information about treatment, Sentencing set for November 18th at 1:15 PM.

 

Tiffany M. Burke did not appear in court, due to death in family. NTA set for October 22nd.

 

Keffery L. Cothern appeared in court today. Waived preliminary hearing, waived arraignment plead not guilty requests jury trial pretrial only for all cases set for October 17th.

 

Brett S. Durbin appeared in court today. Defendant asks for new council, motion denied. Jury trial continued granted Jury trial set for November 4th. Final pretrial set for October 15th.

 

Cody R. Fringer appeared in court today. Plea deal set. Pleas guilty, sentenced to 2 year probation (2nd chance probation), terms and conditions. $500 fine and $329.89 restitution Total fines and fees come to $1399.89 owed. 30 hours community service. 4 days CCJ with credit for 2. (Day for day applies). 

 

Kevin R. Hendricker appeared in court today. Plea deal close to being reached. Will meet on Monday afternoon after 1:15.

 

Andrew M. Akers appeared in court today. Charged with aggravated battery. Probable cause found. Detained on $10,000 bond. First appearance with counsel set for September 19th.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 09/12/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush at 10AM on September 12th:

 

Barbara A. Chamness appeared in court. Petition to revoke Hearing set for October 22nd. 

 

Caleb J. Reber appeared in court. FPT set for October 9th, Jury trial set for November 4th. 

 

Richard E. Busboom appeared in court. Waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment pleads not guilty and requests trial by jury. Pretrial only set for October 11th.

 

Madelynn M. Cashen appeared in court. Plea delivered. Defendent pleads guilty 2 years probation standard terms, dna sample, jail sentence of 8 days with 8 days served. 500 dollar fine with total fees and costs of $4,253 plus incidentals. Other Citation dismissed as part of plea. Next court date is November 13

 

Joseph M. Besson appeared in court. Waived preliminary hearing, waived arraignment plead not guilty, requested jury trial, pretrial only set for October 10th

 

Steven M. Wilson appeared in court.  Bail review with bond set at $200,000. No contact with victim or victims house in Morrisonville. First appearance with council set for September 23rd and preliminary hearing set for October 7th

 

Colby D. Coleman appeared in court. Parties anticipate plea September 19th.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 09/09/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush on September 9th:

 

Lucas R. Cohan appeared in court. Pretrial set for October 21st.

 

Cleat A. Davis appeared in court. Plea agreement reached. 24 months probation. 10 days with 5 days served but day to day applied. Fines and fees and assessments set at $4,421.  All other charges dropped. 

 

Carl J. Fisher appeared in court. PTR issued. First appearance with the public defender set for October 31st. 

 

Molly J. Grigsby fails to appear. Court informed of health issues.  Notice to appear set for November 8th.

 

Anthony M. Holmes appeared in court. First appearance with counsel set for October 11th.

 

Keirsty M. Hughes appeared in court. Public defender appointed. First appearance with the public defender set for October 10th. 

 

Dawn R. Masterson appeared in court. No council was chosen. Will represent themselves. Status scheduled for September 13th for time for the defendant to speak to state.

 

Skyler J. Myers appeared in court. Status set for continuation on October 7th.

 

Michael Durbin appeared in court. No agreement met. October 11th, 2019 next continuation. Trial set for November 4th.

 

Delaney Dilley does not appear. Motion granted however in her favor to drop no-contact order. 
 

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Marriages And Civil Unions 8/30-9/6

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

 

Kyle Evert James Nation and Valerie Lynn Paulding of Taylorville---August 20th

 

David Layne Mahan of Taylorville and Gloria Marlene Sheedy of Morrisonville---August 20th

 

Jesse Daniel Hartley and Kelly Danielle Wright of Edinburg---August 22nd

 

Geoffrey Dean Mathes and Kylee Erin Miller of Taylorville---August 23rd

 

Bryan Tyler Leach and Shannon Alexandra Manfre of Harvel---August 26th

 

John Kenneth Lamotte and Nikki Lynn Jones of Pawnee---August 29th

 

Adam Daniel Bolte and Laura Marie Kirchner of Springfield---August 30th

 

Tyson Dean Spencer and Kristina Rae Pollman of Pana---August 30th

 

Joshua Mark Sams and Alexis Michelle Newlin of Taylorville---August 30th

 

Cody Michael Berriman-Heimberger of Raymond and Alyssa Danielle Westcott of Pawnee---August 30th

 

James Grafton Allen and Ashley Renne Gardner of Pana---September 5th

 

Justin Richard Drone and Mackenzie Paige Badman of Taylorville---September 6th

 

Ronald Christopher Noblet and Alisha Marie Boliek of Taylorville---September 6th

 

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Christian County Court Cases 09/06/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush on Friday September 6th.

 

Stefanie D. Bailey appeared in court. Pretrial only set for October 15. Jury trial for September 9th vacated.

 

Christopher W. Barnes appeared in court. Preliminary hearing held. Probable cause found. Waives arraignment pleads not guilty, pretrial only set for October 21.

 

Michael Durbin appeared in court. Plea reached, but will hammer out final details Monday. Continued until September 9th.

 

Joshua D. Foil appeared in court. Continued for October 22nd for plea.

 

Joseph L. Auman appeared in court. Preliminary hearing held. Probable cause found. Pleads not guilty waived arraignment, jury trial requested. Pretrial set for October October 15th.  For other case, Jury trial set for November 4th. Final pretrial set for October 15th.

 

Matthew Mcintyre appeared in court. Waived preliminary hearing, waived arraignment, plead not guilty requested jury trial jury trial set for November 4th pretrial set for September 30th.

 

Holly and Nathan Hapner appeared in court. Continued for October 17th.

 

Cory A. Skinner appeared in court. Pretrial only set for December 6th after release from IDOC. (will be transported to CCJ).

 

Gary E. Turvey appeared in court. Waived preliminary hearing, plead not guilty requested trial by jury. Pretrial only set for October 22nd.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 09/03/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher T. Matoush on September 3rd 2019 at 10AM:

 

Daniel L. Alumbaugh appeared in court. Defendant waived preliminary hearing waived arraignment, plead not guilty, requests trial by jury. Pretrial ONLY set for October 18th.

 

Justin L. Barnes appeared in court. Plea will be heard Later in the day on September 3rd or September 4th.

 

Carolynn D. Campbell appeared in court. Pretrial only set for October 17th.

 

Chianna C. Dilley appeared in court. Plea set for later in the afternoon on September 3rd.

 

Rachel S. Duncan appeared in court. Referral set for problem solving court. Set for status October 7th.

 

Nicholas J. Dyer appeared in court. Pretrial set for continuance for September 25th. Request for speedy trial, Attorney Grigsby in as public defender. Judge Matoush advised defendant to give Attorney Grigsby time to review new charges.

 

Todd M. England appeared in court. Motion continued for bond modification set for September 12th. 

 

Kevin R. Hendricker fails to appear. Recognizance revoked. Warrant reissued for $100,000.  Status set for September 12th.

 

Brittany L. Henry appeared in court. Status continued for October 3rd.

 

Krystal L. Huckstadt appeared in court. PD Drake removed due to conflict. PD Frisch appointed. Status set for September 26th for First appearance with council.

 

Byron C. Kay appeared in court. Pretrial only set for October 7th.

 

Alexander F. King appeared in court. Waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment, pleads not guilty, requests trial by jury. Pretrial only set for october 8th.

 

Robert L. Stahl appeared in court. Status continued for November 12th.

 

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Christian County Court Cases 08/27/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush on August 27th 2019.

 

Tanya E. Beck appeared in court. State seeking compliance only.  Final PT on October 10th.

 

Robert J. Biggs does not appear. PD appears in place. Jury trial vacated for September 9th. NTA set for September 24th. 

 

Kiimberly A. Carrell appeared in court. Waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment, pleads not guilty and requests trial by jury.  Pretrial only scheduled for September 26th.

 

June A. Cooper appeared in court.  New attorney granted. October 10th for first appearance with new counsel. 

 

Aaron C. Davis appeared in court.  Tentative plea set for August 28th.

 

Daniel V. Davis fails to appear.  Ride unavailable. Notice to appear set for September 23rd.

 

Sandra R. Delahunt appeared in court. Negotiated plea met. Jury trial vacated. Plea presentation set up for September 12th.

 

Jared P. Durbin appeared in court. Negotiated plea presented. Pleads guilty to 3 years in IDOC. Fines and assessments to total $2,535. 64 days in jail already served. One year parole. All remaining counts dismissed. 

 

Sarah E. Fleet appeared in court. Pretrial remains September 17th. Jury trial vacated.

 

Amanda G. Mollet appeared in court. Bail hearing set for August 29th.

 

Justin L. Price appeared in court. Continuation set for jury trial. Final pretrial set for October 7th. Jury trial set for November 4th.

 

Harry E. Stark appeared in court. State submitting written offer. Pretrial continuance for October 8th. 

 

Sterling Thomas Jr. appeared in court. Continuation set for August 29th.

 

Alexis L. Wells appeared in court. State relayed offer. Possible plea set for September 27th.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 08/26/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Ericka Sanders on August 26th;

 

Justin L. Barnes appeared in court. Possible plea set up August 30th.

 

Kelsie M. Bass appeared in court. Successfully completed treatment, Case reset for September 23rd. 

 

Logan M. Beck does not appear. PD Michael Drake asks for continuance and granted without objection. Prelim hearing continued for October 4th.

 

Abigail D. Brest appeared in court. Reset for further Pretrial. October 10th 

 

Ryan D. Buerk appeared in court. Pleas guilty for admission into problem solving court. Cause reset for August 28th.

 

Ryan E. Clay appeared in court. All cases reset for September 24th

 

Michael E. Durbin appeared in court. Jury trial set for November 4th Pretrial continued for October 11th.

 

Tina M. Jobe appeared in court. Everything set for trial on September 9th.

 

Tracy J. Kennedy appeared in court. Further pretrial continued September 26th.

 

Megan R. Kinser appeared in court. Negotiations continue possible plea set for September 26th. 

 

Timothy R. Kocurek appeared in court. Continued for October 25th.

 

James T. Melvin fails to appear.  NTA for September 26th.

 

Kristin M. Miller fails to appear.  Warrant issued for $6,000, 

 

Nicholas L. Stanley appeared in court. Waive preliminary hearing, waive arraignment, plead not guilty, demand trial by jury.  Pretrial only set for september 17th.

 

Aron C. Strunk appeared in court. Pretrial continued September 5th.

 

Dwight C. Williams fails to appear. NTA over objection of state. Set for October 22nd.
 

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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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