These are the results of the following court cases heard on Friday, January 20th at the Christian County Courthouse.
17CF009 - Beyers, John E - First Appearence - Defense requests prelim hearing. Prelim hearing set for March 17th.
17CF008 - Bright, Justin M - Appearance with Counsel - Defense requests prelim hearing, and has a motion for bond reduction set for Monday. Asked if state was willing to hear that today and they were. Defendant testified that if released, he would reside in Taylorville. Defense does have a criminal offense on his record. Not currently on parole or supervised release. Hasn’t had any drug offenses. Currently employed full time, and would return to work if released. Currently has no money for bond, but has two vehicles he could possibly sell for bond. Has $15,000 bond, and defendant asking court for release on recognizance. Defense argues that defendant could have restrictions placed on him to monitor him, and asks to allow him to return to work. State believes bond is set reasonably. Court orders defendant be released on recognizance with restrictions of not ingesting any illegal drugs or synthetic substances. Will be subjected to random drug testing. Also placed on electronic home confinement. Defense waives prelim hearing, and requests a February pretrial. Pretrial set for February 13th.
15CF232 - Caulk, Darren E - Status - Defendant saying he should have been given credit when he plead guilty for 52 days served. Court strikes motion saying that he has been given credit for the time served.
16CF034 - Clardy, Richard A Jr - PreTrial - Defense moves to continue pretrial. Set for February 21st.
16CF155 - Dunham, Toby A - PreTrial - Defendant fails to appear. Had a previous FTA with a notice to appear get returned to the court. Defense has had no contact with defendant. Defense asks for opportunity to call probation office in Macon County to attempt to contact defendant. Set for January 27th for counsel only status.
16CF111 - Durbin, Brian J - PreTrial - Defense fails to appear. State asks for a new warrant. Seeks bond in the amount of $15,000. FTA warrant granted.
16CF229 - Ferguson, Brian K - PreTrial - Defense has been examined to see if he was competent to stand trial, but has not received the report on the evaluation. Defense moves to continue pretrial. Set for further pretrial February 2nd. State should also have an offer ready as soon as they see the evaluation.
16CF117 - Hedrick, Mark A - PreTrial - State has made an offer to defendant. Defense isn’t currently in a position to accept. Set for further PreTrail January 23rd.
16CF073 - Krouse, Jacob C - Plea - State has spoken with probation, and defense is in compliance with probation. State requests a notice to appear. Set for February 21st.
16CF198 - Lawrence, Jarred L - Status - Defense has spoken with counselor of defendant who confirmed that defendant is in treatment on a furlough. Continued to February 21st.
16CF165 - Reiss, Chad M - Final PreTrial - State made an offer to defendant which is acceptable to defendant. Defendant does have some loose ends to tie up first. Case set for plea hearing on January 24th.
16CF044 - Sklenka, Brett M - PreTrial - Defense has filed motion of disclosure of confidential sources. State has made an offer however and defense would like time to go over that. Pretrial continued to January 26th.