For the Record Archives for 2019-07

Christian County Court Cases 07/30/19

The following court cases were heard on July 30th, 2019;

 

Danielle Benedict appeared in court today. A plea agreement was made. Count 1 of aggravated battery was dismissed. For count 2, resisting arrest, defendant given 24 months probation with conditions, 12 days in county jail with time already served. Counseling, and letter of apology along with a $500 fine.

 

Aaron B. Davis appeared in court today.  Defendant arraigned. Preliminary hearing set for August 22nd. Bond hearing set for later date. 

 

Theodore M. Fleming Jr. appeared in court today.  Jury trial vacated. Case reset to August 16th for possible plea.

 

Kevin R. Hendricker appeared in court today. Jury trial set September 30th. Pretrial set for September 3rd.

 

Tanner G. Jacobs appeared in court today. Defendant waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment and pleads not guilty. Demands trial by jury. Pretrial set for September 5th.

 

Cale R. Sexson appeared in court today. Defendant waives preliminary hearing, arraignment, pleads not guilty, demands trial by jury. Pretrial set for September 3rd.

 

Dakota A. Shockley appeared in court today. Intends to hire private counsel. Continued for August 30th.

 

Tracy L. Stevens appeared in court today. Motion for furlough granted without objection to attend gateway. Case continued for September 19th for status only.

 

Nathan M. Strayer appeared in court today. Jury trial reset for September 30th. Pretrial set for September 5th. 

 

Curtis L. Strohl does not appear in court but is represented by Attorney. Continued for September 17th.

 

Amanda M. Vanostran appeared in court today. Continued to September 3 for pretrial. 
 

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Christian County Court Cases 07/29/19

The following court cases were heard in Christian County Court on July 29th in front of Judge Amanda S. Ade-Harlow;

 

Randy E. Bess appeared in court today. Jury trial vacated and bench trial set. Trial set for August 15th.

 

Adam T. Bolfing appeared in court today. Case continued for August 9th for possible plea.

 

Ryan E. Clay appeared in court today.  Case continued for August 26th pretrial. 

 

Charles C. Foraker appeared in court today.  Public defender appointed. Preliminary set for August 20th.

 

Trenton S. Hunter appeared in court today.  Jury trial vacated. Pretrial set for August 1st.

 

Derrick L. Kyles appeared in court today. Jury trial set for September 9th. Final pretrial set for August 15th  18CF310 will be tried first.

 

Eric L Mangus appeared in court. Continued for possible plea set for September 13th.

 

Alan L. Mann fails to appear. Warrant issued $15,000 with 10% to apply.

 

Kyler G. Mink appeared in court.  Further pretrial continues for September 13th.

 

Aaron D. Purcell appeared in court. Sentencing scheduled for September 9th. 

 

Alyshia M. Rightnowar appeared in court. Final pretrial set for October 4th with jury trial set for November 4th.

 

Brittany S. Sauer appeared in court. Further pretrial set for September 13th.

 

Joseph F. Sherman appeared in court.  Pretrial set for September 13th with jury trial set for November 4th.

 

William Scott Single appeared in court. First appearance with PD set for August 20th.

 

Ann L. Stafford appeared in court. Pretrial set for September 16th with Jury trial set for November 4th.

 

Caleb L. Walker appeared in court. Recognizance bond set at $5,000 with conditions. Ordered to report to probation. Pretrial set for September 10th.

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Christian County Court Cases 07/26/19

The following court cases were heard on July 26, 2019;

 

James J. Humphrey appeared in court today.  At the preliminary hearing in 2019CF143, arguments were made from both the state and Humphrey’s attorney, Attorney Nathan Frisch.  The state brought in their witness, who was involved with the night of the arrest and highlighted what he had found at the scene including talking to Mr. Humphrey who when asked if there were drugs in the house responded with, “Not as much as last time.” Mr. Frisch argued for Mr. Humphrey. Court found probable cause to hold Mr. Humphrey and waived his arraignment, plead not guilty and has a pretrial set for August 29th.

 

Bradley E. Martin appeared in court today. A motion to reduce bond was heard. Mr Martin’s attorney, Daniel Noll argued that Martin should have his bond lowered or given a recognizance bond. The State objected to it.  The court ruled in favor of no bond reduction.  The motion for bond to be reduced was denied.  Pretrial set for August 29th.

 

James T. Melvin appeared in court today. Matter reset for August 26th.

 

Toby A. Moyer appeared in court today. Pretrial reset for September 6th.

 

Carter C. Sinkhorn fails to appear.  Bond set at $5,000 with 10% to apply.

 

Gary Thompson appeared in court today. Pretrial continued for September 10th.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 07/25/19

The Following Court Cases were heard on July 25th:

 

Garret D. Austin appeared in court.  A plea deal is continued for August 1.

 

George T. Bailey appeared in court. Jury Trial continued, requested by defendant. Pretrial conference set for August 29th.

 

Kacey D. Burton appeared in court. Pretrial conference scheduled for August 30. 

 

Jeremy P. Cagle appeared in court. Case continued. Hearing rescheduled for August 29th.

 

Sarah L. Carnahan appeared in court. Case continued for possible plea. Plea scheduled for September 5th.

 

Madelynn M. Cashen appeared in court. Case continued for possible plea.  Plea scheduled for August 29th.

 

Dustin R.A. Cline appeared in court. Pretrial conference scheduled August 29th.

 

Marty L. Crain fails to appear.  Bench warrant issued.  Bond set at $6000.

 

Timothy S. Kinsella appeared in court. State withdrawing PTR. Bond to apply.

 

Steven P. Kious appeared in court. Public defender appointed. First appearance set for August 9th.

 

Derrick L. Kyles appeared in court.Jury setting confirmed Final Pretrial July 29th.

 

Gerald L. Olive appeared in court. Possible plea set for September 5th.

 

Ronnie D. Samson Jr. appeared in court. Pretrial continuance set for October 8th.

 

Jennifer J. Smith appeared in court. Pretrial continued for August 9th. 

 

Alexis L. Wells appeared in court. Pretrial continued for August 27th.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 07/23/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Christopher Matoush on Tuesday July 23rd:

 

Brandy Allen does not appear.  Acknowledged that defendant is in treatment.  Notice to appear set for September 16th.

 

Logan M. Beck does not appear.  Bench Warrant issued for $25,000 with 10% to apply.

 

Tanya E. Beck does not appear.  Defendant had notified public defender, did not have a ride.  Notice to appear set for August 27th.

 

Ryan D. Buerk appeared in court. Pretrial continuance set for August 5th.

 

Brianna N. Caldwell does not appear.  Bench Warrant issued for $10,000 with 10% to apply over objection of public defender.

 

Renee M. Cox appears in court. Jury trial set. Final pretrial set for August 2nd.

 

Sandra R. Delahunt appears in court. Jury trial set for September 9th.  Final Pretrial set for August 21. 

 

Nicholas J. Dyer appears in court. Waives preliminary hearing waives formal arraignment pleads not guilty and asks for jury trial. Pretrial only set for August 20th.

 

Danielle M. Gatton appears in court. Pretrial hearing set for August 20th. 

 

Matthew W. Hoover does not appear due to no transportation. Jury trial vacated at request of state. Further Pretrial set for August 19th.

 

Bradley E. Martin appears in court. Hearing on motion to reconsider sentence in 2016CF109 scheduled for September 19. Bond reduction motion for 2019CF95 scheduled for July 26th.

 

Stacey L. Newlin appears in court. Plea agreement reached but have to fill out paperwork. Jury trial vacated. Plea set for August 2nd. 

 

Christopher M. Norris appears in court. Pretrial only set for August 19th. 

 

Robert L. Stahl appears in court. Pretrial set for August 20th. 

 

Aaron M. Steele appears in court.  Jury trial set. Final pretrial set for August 6th.

 

Patrick V. Weaver appears in court. Plea agreement set. Presentation for plea August 27th. 

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Christian County Court Cases 07/22/19

The following court cases were heard Monday July 22nd.

 

Kasey B. Cantrell did not appear in court today.  A family member indicated she was in gateway.  Case continued until August 19th.

 

Zachary P. Clutter appeared in court today.  Case continued for possible plea set August 20th.

 

Lucas R. Cohan appeared in court today.  Waives preliminary hearing pretrial set for September 9th.

 

Keffery L. Cothern appeared in court today. Waives preliminary hearing. Pretrial set for September 10th.

 

Christian E. Crowder appeared in court today. Petition to revoke.  Preliminary hearing set for September 10th.

 

Cleat A. Davis appeared in court today. Set for scheduling order September 9th.

 

Tristine J. Hampton appeared in court today.  Preliminary hearing set for August 20.

 

Travis J. Hopping appeared in court today.  Preliminary hearing set for Petition to revoke September 12th.

 

Michael D. Kline appeared in court today. Petition to revoke. Hearing set for August 27th.

 

Jordon M. May appeared in court today. Petition to revoke.  Hearing set for August 19th.

 

Devon Moore appeared in court today. Possible plea set for August 20th.

 

Patrick M. Motley appeared in court today. Pretrial and 402 conference set for August 6th.

 

Caleb J. Reber appeared in court today.  Status hearing set for July 25th. 

 

John Rodden appeared in court today. Preliminary hearing set for September 5th. 

 

Mark M. Zepin appeared in court today.  Jury trial set for September 9th. Pretrial set for August 15th. 

 

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Christian County Court Cases 07/16/19

The following court cases were heard by Judge Christopher Matoush on July 17, 2019.

 

Justin Barnes appeared in court today. Motion for bond hearing denied. Petition to revoke and pretrial set for August 6th.

 

Jared R. Bartimus appeared in court today. His bond modified to allow a trip on July 27-28. All other conditions remain the same.

 

Fred L. Delahunt appeared in court today. Case continued for sentencing. Delahunt sentenced to 30 months of first offender probation plus terms and conditions. He is also ordered to serve 38 days in county jail with 19 served.

 

Chad R. Hammond fails to appear.  Notice to appear filed over objection of state. PT set for July 23rd.

 

Brittany L. Henry appeared in court today.  Pretrial continued for August 22nd.

 

Jason M. Loveless appeared in court today.  Pretrial continued for September 18th for possible plea.

 

Michael T. Morrissey appeared in court today.  Bond modified for vacation.  Allowed to leave state July 25th -August 2nd. 

 

Jesse R. Rozplochowski appeared in court today.  Case continued for preliminary hearing August 20th.

 

Roy H. Timmes appeared in court today.  Hearing continued for August 6th.

 

Willie J. Jones II appeared in court today. Probable cause found. Bond set at $10,000 with 10% to apply.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 07/11/19

The following court cases were heard on Thursday July 11 in front of Judge Christopher Matoush:

 

Brian C. Callan appeared in court today.  Preliminary Hearing set for August 8th.  Bond condition is modified to allow defendant to drive to work and to work on farm equipment no more than 4 miles from residence) over objection of State. 

 

Ryan D. Cantrell failed to appear. Atty present. Bench warrant filed for $150,000 with 10% to apply over PD objection. 

 

Elizabeth A. Coatney appeared in court today. Defendant asked for continuance before bond hearing, but bond set. Judge Matoush informed the defendant that there would be a second chance opportunity for bond adjustment.  Bond set at $160,000 for all cases. Public Defender investigating over possible conflict.  Status hearing set for July 18.  Preliminary hearing continued for August 1st 

 

Deandre Douglas failed to appear.  Recognizance Bond revoked.  Bond reinstated at $50,000.

 

Steve E. Kampwerth appeared in court today.  Case continued until August 22nd for possible plea.

 

Christopher M. Murphy appeared in IDOC Custody.  Possible plea set for August 8th after 402 hearing held.  August 8th is next date.

 

Michael P. Neece appeared in court today.  Motion denied for drug treatment.  Motion denied for less bond.  Final pretrial set for July 30th.  Jury trial set for August 12th.

 

Harry E. Stark appeared in court today. Waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment, pleads not guilty. Pretrial continued for August 27th. 

 

William D. Thomas appeared in court.  Preliminary hearing set for August 22nd.

 

Sierra D. Willis appeared in court.  Case continued to August 15 for possible plea.

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Christian County Court Cases 07/09/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Christopher Matoush:

 

Julie E. Woods appeared in custody today.  Oral motion to reduce bond denied. Pretrial hearing set for July 15.

 

Kimberley Morrison appeared in custody today.  A plea agreement was met. In exchange for guilty plea of possession of <5 grams methamphetamine, Morrison will serve 3 years in Illinois Department of Corrections with 21 days already served, fines and fees in total of $3039 and 1 year mandatory supervised release.  

 

Matthew Mcintyre appeared in custody today.  A bond hearing was heard.  Motion was denied.  Defendent waives formal arraignment, pleads not guilty and asks for pretrial only.  Preliminary hearing set for August 5th.

 

Natalie Williams appears in court.  Pleads not guilty waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment requests trial by jury. Pretrial continuance set for August 22nd. 

 

Sara Fleet appears in court.  Waives preliminary hearing, waives arraignment, pleads not guilty and demands jury trial. Jury trial set for September 30th, final pretrial set for September 17th, next pretrial set for August 27th. A pretrial is also set for 18CF252.  Pretrial only set for August 27th as well.

 

Rachel Neece fails to appear.  Warrant issued for FTA.  $20,000 bond over objection of PD.

 

Sierra Durbin reset due to motion for NOLLE.  Set for status August 1st for state to file motion.

 

James Hinds appears in court.  Motion to terminate first offender probation status.  Motion denied and defendant remains on probation.

 

Stephanie M. Knezevich appears via her attorney.  Checked in to outpatient.  Status set for September 16th. 
 

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Marriages And Civil Unions 6/19/19-6/20/19

The Following Marriage Licenses were published by the Christian County Clerk:

 

Nicholas Patrick Marley of Nokomis and Alexis Marie Waterman of Morrisonville---June 19th

 

Cordell Anthony Castle and Lindsey Renee Moore of Taylorville---June 20th

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