For the Record

These are the results of the following court cases heard on Tuesday, January 17th at the Christian County Courthouse.


16CF087 - Beck, Micah Dawn - PreTrial - Move to continue for a week to come to a resolution on the felony matter. Set for January 23rd.


17CF008 - Bright, Justin M - First Appearance - Charges read to defendant. Defendant asked to speak with state. Case continued until Wednesday.


16CF095 - Burkey, Del L Jr - PreTrial - Defense requests 402 conference prior to jury trial. Matter continued for 402 conference on January 24th.


17CF005 - Campbell, Kody E - Bail Reduction Motion - Defense moves to continue to the motion. Defendant recently out of detox and would like to seek a furlough order for treatment once a bed is available. Order granted, and case set for status February 3rd.


16CF009 - Ellis, Keri C - PreTrial - Mental health court referral made by defense. Defendant reports that she’s been reporting to probation. Judge says he’s received an e-mail saying she hasn’t been. Email was reviewed. Court continues case for a week so defendant can complete all evals that defendant needs to complete. Continued until January 23rd.


16CF210 - Gazdowicz, Clarence R - PreTrial - Defense in process of completing parenting classes. Will be done February first. State waiting to tender an offer to defense pending completion of the class. Set for pretrial February 7th. Jury trial continued.


16CF158 - Merritt, John D - PreTrial - State has indicated progress made on a mental health court evaluation, stating that it has been completed. Evaluation needs to be reviewed however. Defense asks for continuance. Set for January 24th.

16CF089 - Steele, Donnie S - PreTrial - Defense asks for final pretrial date, and will have a decision on whether or not the defense will accept the offer given to them by the state. State agrees to a final pretrial, and will keep their offer open until Friday at 3pm. Set for final pretrial for January 24th.

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