For the Record Archives for 2019-10

Christian County Court Cases 10/29/19

The Following Court Cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush on Tuesday October 29th.

 

Kacey D Burton appeared in custody.  Plea agreement being worked on. Pretrial continued December 17th. 

 

Elizabeth A. Coatney appeared in custody. Pretrial only set for December 17,

 

Sierra S. Hatfill appeared in court. Next court date December 17th.

 

Skylar LP Rider appeared in court. Continuance set for November 4th jury trial vacated.pretrial only set for December 10th.

 

Donald Felton fails to appear. Council only status set for December 9th.

 

Brian M. Hays appeared in court. December 19th is the next court date.

 

Richard L Kelley fails to appear.  Further status set for November 1st.

 

Melinda D. Mahone appeared in court. All pretrial motions met. Ready for jury trial. Juries will be picked on Monday. 

 

James Coghlan appeared in custody.  Waived preliminary hearing, waived arraignment, plead not guilty, request trial by jury.  Jury trial still set for December 2nd for older cases PT set for November 19th for all cases.

 

Randall Smith fails to appear. Still in treatment. Motion for preliminary hearing reset. December 10th

 

Roy H. TImmes appeared in custody. Plea agreement met.  Class 4 extended term eligible sentence. The maximum penalty for this is 1-6 years. Fine up to $25,000 with 4 years Mandatory Supervised Release (Parole). or probation for up to 30 months. Actual penalties are In exchange for a guilty plea, the defendant will be sentenced to 4 years in DOC, plus 4 years MSR. All other charges dismissed. Fines and Fees. 124 days already served.  The state believes 18 months for good time served. 

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Christian County Court Cases 10/28/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush on Monday, October 28th.

 

Joseph T. Klein present in custody. Final pretrial before a jury trial in November. Negotiated plea reached. The defendant will be sentenced to 2 ½ years with 104 days served. $330 owed in fines and fees. 19CF200 domestic battery charge on July 17th, 2019. 4 years MSR. Klein could be out in 12-18 months for good time credit. All other charges dropped

 

Joseph L. Auman appeared in custody. Close to deal. Final pretrial set to October 29th at 8:45. Trial set for November 4th.

 

Robert W. Oliver appeared in custody. Waived preliminary hearing. Waive formal arraignment. Plead not guilty request a trial by jury. PTO set for December 10th.

 

Ann L. Stafford appeared in custody. Waived preliminary hearing. Waived arraignment. Plead not guilty. Requested trial by jury. Next court date Thursday for a possible plea.

 

Robbie Sparling appeared in custody. Bond hearing set for later in the day on Monday. 

 

Samatha J. Abbott appeared in court. Sentencing hearing set for November 27th.

 

Larries K. Bailey appeared in court. December 13 is the next date.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 10/21/19

The following Court Cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush on Monday October 21st. 

 

Christopher Barnes appeared in custody. Case continued for October 25th. Prior appointment with Drake vacated. Frisch takes over.

 

Jacob Banning appeared in custody. Motion for furlough. Motion denied based on prior record and allegations of his conduct. Pretrail setting continued for PTR hearing. November 21st.

 

Patrick Butler appeared in custody. Preliminary Hearing waived. Waive arraignment. Plead not guilty request trial by jury. PTO continued for November 12th.

 

Juan Sanchez fails to appear. Sanchez called court to let them know he wouldn’t appear. Bench Warrant issued for failure to appear. Bond set for $3,500 over PD objection.

 

Michael Dodson appeared in custody. Pretrial only November 21st.

 

Michael Durbin appeared in custody. Final pretrial set. Jury trial set for November 4th. All set for trial. October 29th will be last day to accept negotiated plea.

 

Kaleb Vaughn appeared in custody. Pretrial only continued for November 15th.

 

James Assad appeared in court. Jury trial set for December 2nd at 8:30. Final Pretrial November 14th.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 10/18/19

The following court cases were heard in front of judge Christopher Matoush on October 18th.

 

Brittany Sauer appeared in court. Case continued for state attorney to meet with witness. Pretrial only scheduled for November 8th.

 

Nicholas Cox appeared in custody. Motion for Bond hearing. Motion to reduce bond granted. By agreement bond set at $5,000 with 10% to apply. Pretrial only scheduled for December 17th.

 

Nathan Howell appeared in custody. Pretrial only continued for November 19th.

 

Corey Pope appeared in custody. Waives preliminary hearing.  Waives arraignment. Pleads not guilty. Requests trial by jury. Requests pretrial only set for November 18th.

 

Caleb Reber appeared in custody. Negotiated plea in place. Plead guilty to unlawful possession of methamphetamine 100-400 grams.. Will serve 10 years in Illinois Department of corrections with 3 years of mandatory supervised release. $500 fine. Along with a $15,000 street value assessment. Credit for 319 days served. The incident happened on December 3rd. Reber could have gotten 6-30 years.  The estimated time is 4 years for good time served.

 

Samantha Abbott appeared in court. Presentence investigation ordered.  Pretrial continued for October 28th. November 22nd for sentencing.

 

Kimberlee S. Morrison appeared in court. Motion to withdraw a plea of guilt granted. 

 

Daniel Alumbaugh fails to appear. Called to Judge sick. New date set for November 22nd.

 

John Brilley appeared in court. Case continued for December 6th.

 

Tristine Hampton appeared in court. Pretrial continued for November 19th.

 

Gerald Olive fails to appear. Warrant issued for $2500. 

 

Daniel Osborn appeared in court. Oral motion for continuance. Jury trial continued for December 2nd. Final pretrial set for November 12th. 

 
 

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Christian County Court Cases 10/11/19

The Following Court Cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush on Friday October 11th. 

 

Terry L. Biggs appeared in court. First appearance with public defender set for November 21st.

 

Richard E. Busboom appeared in court. Waived formal reading of the charges, denied allegations, and has a preliminary hearing along with pretrial for all cases set for December 5th.

 

Anthony M. Holmes fails to appear in court.  Warrant set for $10,000.

 

Michelle A. Hott apeared in court.  Waived arraignment next appearance set for November 26th.

 

James J. Humphrey appeared in court. Motion to reduce bond reset for November 18th.

 

Leroy E. Miles appeared in court. Petition to revoke filed. Waive reading, deny allegations hearing set for November 8th. 

 

Jason E. Newberry appeared in court. Waived preliminary hearing, waived arraignment, plead not guilty, requested trial by jury, and has pretrial only set for November 15th.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 10/10/19

The following Court Cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush on October 10th 2019.

 

Natalie A. Williams appeared in court. Pretrial continued for possible plea set for November 7th.

 

Bradley E. Martin appeared in court. Waiting on referrals. Pretrial status set for November 8th at 1:15.

 

Matthew Burries appeared in court. Waived preliminary hearing, waived arraignment, plead not guilty, requested trial by jury and pretrial only November 1st.

 

Aaron B. Davis did not appear in court, in treatment. Next date for status is set for October 24th.

 

Steve Kampwerth appeared in court. Trial Call on Jan 6th with Final PT December 10th.

 

Dalton C. Taylor appeared in court. Pretrial continued December 10th.

 

William D. Thomas appeared in court. Waived formal reading of petition to revoke. Waived arraignment pretrial for all cases set for December 10th.

 

Aaron C. Strunk appeared in court. Pretrial for October 24th and March 2nd Jury trial.

 

Caleb Williams appeared in court. Jury trial set for February 10th. Pretrial only set for December 12th.

 

Caleb J. Reber did not appear. Pretrial set for October 18th.

 

Jacob O. Banning appeared in court. Pretrial only for possible plea set October 21st.

 

Wade M. Bottoms appeared in court. Waives preliminary hearing, waives formal arraignment, pleads not guilty and requests jury trial. Pretrial only set for November 14th.

 

Eric B. Crompton failed to appear in court. Subject in Mason County. State to file writ from IDOC, plea set for October 15th.
 

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Christian County Court Cases 10/1/19

The following court cases were heard in front of Judge Christopher Matoush on October 1st at 10 AM. 

 

George T. Bailey appeared in court. Case continued for October 11th for possible plea.

 

Dennis L. Bertoni appeared in court.  Case continued for November 8th.

 

Keffery L. Cothern appeared in court. Motion for bond denied. Case continued for October 17th.

 

Dawn R. Masterson appeared in court. Waived preliminary hearing, plead not guilty,requested trial by jury. Bond set at $30,000. Pretrial only set for October 31st.

 

Amy Merrifield appeared in court. Bond reduced to $17,000.

 

Alyshia M. Rightnowar appeared in court.  Vacated jury trial. Due to new public defender Preliminary hearing/pretrial continued for November 12th.

 

Michael Morrissey failed to appear. Plea date vacated October 8th still set. Warrant issued for new charge.  Bond set at $250,000.
 

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