For the Record

These are the results of the following court cases heard on Thursday, January 19th at the Christian County Courthouse.

 

16CF036 - Droke, Harvey G - Status - Defense would like to continue for a March setting. Set for status on March 23rd.

 

16CF234 - Humphrey, Laura A - PreTrial - Negotiated disposition reached. Defendant would be entered into an offender initiative program. Guilty plea would be entered at this time.

 

17CF004 - McCaughn, Samantha L - PreTrial - Defense has coordinated treatment. Defendant sent to Bloomington and kept longer than just the detox, and have entered her into treatment.

 

15CF218 - Prakel, Richard D - PTR/PreTrial - Referral made to problem solving court that has been denied. Defense hoping to receive a final offer from the state to resolve the matters. Offer from state would be 8 years in the DOC with mandatory supervised release. Offers will expire on February 2nd. Defense also requests a hearing date on the PTRs with jury dates vacated. February 23rd date for the hearings on the PTRs. Pretrial and jury trial continued. Pretrial date set for February 23rd.

 

16CF102 - Prakel, Richard D - PTR/PreTrial - Referral made to problem solving court that has been denied. Defense hoping to receive a final offer from the state to resolve the matters. Offer from state would be 8 years in the DOC with mandatory supervised release. Offers will expire on February 2nd. Defense also requests a hearing date on the PTRs with jury dates vacated. February 23rd date for the hearings on the PTRs. Pretrial and jury trial continued. Pretrial date set for February 23rd.

 

16CF223 - Prakel, Richard D - PreTrial - Referral made to problem solving court that has been denied. Defense hoping to receive a final offer from the state to resolve the matters. Offer from state would be 8 years in the DOC with mandatory supervised release. Offers will expire on February 2nd. Defense also requests a hearing date on the PTRs with jury dates vacated. February 23rd date for the hearings on the PTRs. Pretrial and jury trial continued. Pretrial date set for February 23rd.

 

16CF231 - Prakel, Richard D - PreTrial - Referral made to problem solving court that has been denied. Defense hoping to receive a final offer from the state to resolve the matters. Offer from state would be 8 years in the DOC with mandatory supervised release. Offers will expire on February 2nd. Defense also requests a hearing date on the PTRs with jury dates vacated. February 23rd date for the hearings on the PTRs. Pretrial and jury trial continued. Pretrial date set for February 23rd.

 

16CF119 - Purcell, Kevin M - Plea - Negotiated plea reached for all matters. Defendant would be pleading guilty as charged to count 1 in 16CF219. Will receive 18 years in the Illinois DOC. Will get credit for 85 days served. Defendant must serve 75% sentence, with no eligible probation. Other cases would be dismissed. Law enforcement has been notified and are agreeable to terms of the plea.

 

16CF042 - Stivers, Robert A - Subpoenaed Records - On December 19th an order was made to require DCFS to provide both sides with unredacted records on the case. State has filed motion to vacate. Jason Adams with the Illinois Attorney General’s office present representing DCFS. Court received on January 17th sealed envelope from springfield clinic opened in court. Documents turned over to defense attorney, with copies provided to state as well. Defense has spoken with state and believes there cannot be a resolution to the motion to vacate. State prepared to provide records to the case. State produced records during discovery that they had received with redacted information. DCFS holds position that they would submit unredacted records with a request for redaction. Neither party ready to discuss redacted records. Defense wants information on witnesses that the state might have but defense doesn’t. Set for further argument on DCFS motion to vacate on February 6th at 11.

 

 
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