The following court cases were heard on Monday, August 22nd at the Christian County Courthouse.
16CF143 - Williams, Marciano - PreTrial - Defendant pleads guilty.
16CF187 - Michael W. Beaty - First Appearance - Defendant didn’t respond to questions at first, and was warned of using inappropriate language once he did. Defendant later ignored warning, and continued to use inappropriate language. Was sentenced to criminal contempt of court and ordered to serve 7 days in jail. State began reading probable cause when defendant continued to speak out of order. Judge Paisley warned defendant that should he continue to speak out of order he would be removed from courthouse. Bond set at $50,000. Court appointed public defender. First appearance with counsel set for August 23rd.