For the Record

These are the results of the following court cases heard on Tuesday, October 4th at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

16CF042 - Stivers, Robert A - Motion Hearing - Defense has located two other witnesses in the case. Said one of the witnesses that the defense would like to use is a doctor who would be rather expensive to use due to various medical fees. Defense said he contacted another doctor out of California who isn’t taking any cases. Court grants appointment of Doctor. Next court date set for November.

 

16CF119 - Purcell, Kevin M - PreTrial - Defense makes a motion to continue trial dates. Defense also asked for further pretrial setting to hopefully work out something with state. Set for pretrial on November 10th with jury trial continued.

 

16CF120 - Purcell, Kevin M - PreTrial - Defense makes a motion to continue trial dates. Defense also asked for further pretrial setting to hopefully work out something with state. Set for pretrial on November 10th with jury trial continued.

 

16CF208 - Purcell, Kevin M - PreTrial - Defense makes a motion to continue trial dates. Defense also asked for further pretrial setting to hopefully work out something with state. Set for pretrial on November 10th with jury trial continued.

 

16CF166 - McKinnon, Angela N - PreTrial - Matter set for trial next week. State stated that they believe their witnesses will be ready to go. There is an issue however with some of the other witnesses involved in the case due to the witness being in prison. Defense wished for a day to speak with state to iron out some of the details of the case. Matter continued until October 5th. Court stated a desire to bring case to trial this month as opposed to next month.


16CF199 - Durbin, Jill A - Prelim Hearing - State has filed additional charges. Officer Robert Goebel with the Christian County Sheriff’s Office testified on the stand. Officer Goebel testified that he was sent on a welfare check to a particular residence to check on Marsha Carol. Said he spoke with someone who was worried about Carol. Said he tried making contact with someone in the house, and defendant and Carol responded roughly ½ hour later. Said he was allowed inside where he witnessed awful conditions. Stated that Carol stated that the defendant had abused her in several ways including being shocked with a cattle prod. Officer Goebel said that Carol said her brother previously lived at the address and cared for her until a stroke placed him in a nursing home. Said that Carol was in overall bad condition. Court stated that there isn’t probable cause on count one due to defendant not fitting the definition of being a caregiver. In count two court said there wasn’t any evidence presented that stated that the victim was over 60 years old. Charges dismissed. Court informed that the state can still follow through on charges with new evidence not presented in prelim hearing.

 
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