The following cases were heard on October 30th, 2023:
Ashley Bain: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, Defendant's motion to continue pretrial and jury trial granted without objection. Time chargeable to the Defendant. Pretrial hearing scheduled for 12/21/23 at 10 a.m. New writ to issue in 14 days.
Brenden Barger: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 1/16/24 at 10 a.m. By agreement, warrant quashed and Defendant ordered released subject to the terms of the pretrial release order. See written order. Defendant has outstanding matters in other counties and anticipates a possible problem-solving court disposition in January in Effingham County.
Lawrence Moore: Defendant present with counsel and Assistant State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 1/26/24 at 10 a.m. remotely. Defendant is compliant with counseling and is approximately half done.
Charles Peterson: Defendant present with Asst. Public Defender and Asst. State's Attorney present. By agreement, Defendant pleads guilty to the charge of burglary. No judgment of conviction entered. By agreement, Defendant sentenced to 2 years tretment court probation (mental health court). See written orders. All other pending matters dismissed pursuant to plea.
Kyle Sheley: Defendant present with Public Defender and Asst. State's Attorney present. Defendant knowingly and voluntarily waives preliminary hearing. See written waiver. Defendant waives arraignment, pleads not guilty, and demands trial by jury. Pretrial hearing scheduled for 1/5/24 at 10 a.m.
Elizabeth Vincent: Defendant present pro se and State's Attorney present. Defendant admonished regarding charges, penalties, and rights. By agreement, Public Defender appointed to represent Defendant. Preliminary hearing scheduled for in person hearing on 12/21/23 at 10 a.m.
Brent Woodall: Defendant present in person and in custody with the Public Defender. Asst. State's Attorney Present. FInal pretrial and jury trial dates remain.