The following cases were heard on November 2nd, 2023:
Chay Anthony: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 12/19/23 at 9 a.m. State has answered discovery and made a plea offer. Defendant wishes to make a counter offer.
Joseph Auman: Defendant present in person and in custody with Conflict Public Defender Herkert and State's Attorney present. By agreement, Defendant ordered to answer motion for discovery within seven days. State believes it is standard all the discovery in its possession or control. State has made a plea offer. Negotiations are ongoing. Final pretrial and jury trial dates remain as scheduled.
Jeremy Cagle: Defendant fails to appear. Notice to appear to issue for 11/30/23 at 10 a.m. Parties anticipate a plea agreement at that time and Public Defender did not send notice for today's hearing.
Melissa Foreman: Defendant present with counsel and Asst. State's Attorney present. By agreement, Defendant's motion to continue pretrial and jury trial granted without objection. Time chargeable to the Defendant. Parties have reached a plea agreement. In person plea hearing 11/30/23 at 10 a.m.
Joshua Hawthorne: Defendant present with Attorney Calvert and State's Attorney present. Case called for hearing on Defendant's motion to strike the State's petition to revoke pretrial release. The State filed a petition for revocation and/or petition for sanctions pursuant to 725 ILCS 5/110-6. Defendant filed a motion to strike the State's motion. 725 ILCS 5/110-6 provides that if a defendant has been granted pretrial release "under this section" and violates any conditions of release, the State may file a petition to revoke pretrial release or for sanctions, depending on the charge and the alleged violation. Since defendant is in custody on a bond and has not "been released," defendant claims the State cannot seek revocation or sanctions. For reasons stated on the record, motion to strike granted. Pretrial hearing set for 11/17/23 at 10 a.m.
Karla Price: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, case continued for presentation of negotiated plea on 12/14/23 at 10 a.m. in person. Defendant has not yet waived preliminary hearing.
Jerry Riggs: Defendant present in person and in custody with Assistant Public Defender Grigsby, who is appointed to represent him by agreement. State's Attorney Present. Defendant admonished regarding charges and possible penalties. Proffer made. Probable cause found for the arrest and detention of the defendant. State does not seek detention. Conditions of release hearing conducted and order entered for reasons stated on the record. See written order. In person preliminary scheduled for 11/28/23 at 10 a.m. PD Senger will represent Defendant at all future hearings.
Aubrey Smith: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 12/14/23 at 10 a.m. State to make plea offer.
Dennis Wilcutt: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 11/28/23 at 10 a.m. For reasons stated on the record, the Court finds continued detention necessary and that order shall remain in effect. Defendant admonished regarding possible right to appeal this order.