For the Record Archives for 2023-05

Christian County Court Cases 05/30/2023

The following court cases was heard on May 30th, 2023:

 

Tavonn Adams: Defendant present in custody with counsel and State's Attorney present. PC found over the weekend by Judge Frisch and bond set at $15,000. SA McWard has conflict and will seek appointment of Special Prosecutor Defendant will post bond today. First appearance with counsel 6-13-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Kyle Adler: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Case called for preliminary hearing. Officer sworn and testifies. Court finds probable cause. Defendant waives arraignment, pleads not guilty and demands trial by jury.By agreement, final pretrial hearing scheduled for 7-25-23 at 1:15 p.m. Jury trial scheduled for 8-7-23 at 8:30 a.m. Both hearings are in person. Parties ordered to file pretrial motions at least 30 days before the jury trial to be heard
at the final pretrial hearing. Trial in abstentia admonition given.

 

Kevin Carrell: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Case called for hearing on Defendant's application for recognizance bond or reduction. Arguments heard. Bond reduced to $20,000. Defendant admonished and consents to 402 conference which is set 6-19-23 at 8:45 a.m.

 

Matthew Cunningham: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 7-11-23 at 10 a.m. Defendant made a counter offer and State needs time to review same. If no resolution at next hearing, PTR hearing will be set.

 

Susan Fisher: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 7-7-23 at 10 a.m. PSC referral pending.

 

Ashley Layton: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Case called for preliminary hearing. Officer sworn and testifies. Court finds probable cause. Defendant waives arraignment, pleads not guilty and demands trial by jury. Pretrial hearing scheduled for 7-17-23 at 10 a.m. State has made plea offer and will answer discovery this week.

 

Jason Lindsey: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 8-21-23 at 10 a.m. State has answered discovery and made plea offer today.

 

Dennis Lowe IIII: Defendant present with Public Defender and 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 8-1-23 at 10
a.m.

 

Drakeem Manning: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Case called for hearing on Defendant's Motion for Bond Reduction. Defendant sworn and testifies. Arguments heard. Motion denied for reasons stated on the record. Case called for hearing on an oral motion for furlough for substance abuse treatment. Motion granted over objection of State. Defendant to be screened by Safe Passage. Written order to follow. Defendant ordered not to be released until a written order is entered with specfifics of treatment. Pretrial hearing scheduled for 6-6-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Dana Melvin: Defendant present in custody with Assistant Public Defender Grigsby and State's Attorney present. Case called for hearing on Defendant's Motion for Bond Reduction. Arguments heard. Motion granted for reasons stated on the record. Bond reduced to $5000.

 

James Middleton: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 8-21-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Roy Timmes: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Case called for preliminary hearing. Officer sworn and testifies. Court finds probable cause. Defendant waives arraignment, pleads not guilty and demands trial by jury. By agreement, final pretrial
hearing scheduled for 7-25-23 at 1:15 p.m. Jury trial scheduled for 8-7-23 at 8:30 a.m. Both hearings are in person. Parties ordered to file pretrial motions at least 30 days before the jury trial to be heard at the final pretrial hearing. Trial in abstentia admonition given.

 

Charles Tucker: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, final pretrial hearing scheduled for 10-24-23 at 1:15 p.m. Jury trial scheduled for 11-6-23 at 8:30 a.m. Both hearings are in person. Parties ordered to file pretrial motions at least 30 days before the jury trial to be heard at the final pretrial hearing. Trial in abstentia admonition given.

 

Clint Varese: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 8-1-23 at 10 a.m. Matter will be set for trial if no plea at next hearing.

Christian County Court Cases 05/26/2023

The following court cases was heard on May 26th, 2023:

 

Cheri Cott: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, final pretrial hearing scheduled for 10-24-23 at 1:15 p.m. Jury trial scheduled for 11-6-23 at 8:30 a.m. Both hearings are in person. Parties ordered to file pretrial motions at least 30 days before the jury trial to be heard at the final pretrial hearing. Trial in abstentia admonition given.

 

Ronee Foraker: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, final pretrial hearing scheduled for 6-20-23 at 1:15 p.m. Jury trial scheduled for 7-3-23 at 8:30 a.m. Both hearings are in person. Parties ordered to file pretrial motions at least 30 days before the jury trial to be heard at the final pretrial hearing. Trial in abstentia admonition given. Defendant admonished and consents to 402 conference scheduled 6/1/23 at 8:45 a.m.

 

Allison Grothaus: Defendant present with counsel and 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 8-1-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Joseph Hicks: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Negotiated plea presented and approved by the Court, whereby Defendant pleads guilty to the charge of theft (Count II). Count I dismissed per plea. Judgment of conviction entered. By agreement, Defendant sentenced to two years probation, 46 days in jail with credit for 23 days served, and he is ordered to pay the financial obligations set forth in the financial sentencing order. See written orders for additional terms. Hearing on the petition for waiver of assessments scheduled for in person hearing on 7-12--23 at 9 a.m.

 

Starla Hostetler: Defendant fails to appear. Warrant to issue. Geographic limits of the warrant are Christian County and surrounding counties. Bond set at $50,000 over objection of Public defender. Public defender has verified Defendant was medically discharged from inpatient treatment but has not returned to the jail.

 

Drakeem Manning: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing and hearing on the motion to reduce bond continued to 5-30-23 at 10 a.m.

 

David Moma: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, plea hearing scheduled for 6-6-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Landon Moore: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. Over objection of the State, Defendant's motion to continue preliminary granted to illness of Assistant Public defender. Status on preliminary hearing scheduled for 6-12-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Patrick Motley: Defendant present remotely in custody with Public defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, case called for hearing on application for recognizance bond based upon successful completion of inpatient treatment on furlough. Arguments heard. Over objection of the State, Defendant ordered released on a $50,000 recognizance bond subject to the terms of the pretrial release order. Pretrial hearing in all pending matters scheduled for 6-26-23 at 10 a.m. in person.

 

Laurie Reatherford: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 7-25-23 at 10 a.m. State made a plea offer and Defendant anticipates making a counter offer.

 

Jerry Riggs: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing and hearing on Defendant's motion for disclosure of confidential informants scheduled for 7-17-23 at 11 a.m.

 

Ronald Robinson Jr.: Parties present by counsel. Defendant was taken into custody by the Illinois Department of Corrections on a parole warrant. Preliminary hearing continued to 6-20-23 at 10 a.m. Sub to continue. In person writ to issue.

 

Fred Rutherford Jr.: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Negotiated plea presented and approved by the Court, whereby Defendant pleads guilty to the charge of theft. Judgment of conviction entered. By agreement, defendant sentenced to two years probation, 10 days in jail with credit for 5 day served, and he is ordered to pay the fine, assessments, and restitution. Petition for waiver hearing conducted. Defendant sworn and testifies. Petition granted. See written orders.

 

Layla Schuyler: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 6-23-23-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Cale Sexson: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, under reduction motion hearing continued to 6-1-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Ryan Tarrant: Defendant present with PD Senger, who is granted leave to withdraw
due to conflict of interest tht developed while the case was pending. State's Attorney present. PD Herkert appointed to represent Defendant. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 6-15-23 at 10 a.m. Set case for trial now.

 

Trisha Weakley: Defendant present remotely in custody with Public defender and
State's Attorney present. Hearing on bond motion and petition to revoke scheduled for 6-2-23 at 10 a.m. Verified Application for Recognizance Bond or Reduction to an Attainable Amount filed by Public Defender Senger.

 

Billi Woodruff: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 6-26-23 at 10 a.m. State has made a plea offer and Defendant made a plea offer. Set for trial if no plea.

Christian County Court Cases 05/25/2023

The following court cases was heard on May 25th, 2023:

 

Sherie Aymer: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, case continued for presentation of negotiated plea on 6-15-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Zachary Bland: Defendant present with Public Defender and 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 7-13-23 at 10 a.m. remote. State has answered discovery.

 

Jerald Buerk: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, status of preliminary hearing scheduled for 7-25-23 10 a.m. Subpoena continued generally.

 

Kayla Durbin: Defendant present with Public Defender Rahar and 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. By agreement, Defendant's motion
to modify bond to grant a furlough from the jail to attend long-term inpatient substance abuse treatment granted upon the availability of a bed. Written order to follow. Defendant not to be released until the entry of a written furlough order with specifics of re-location of treatment and date of admission. Status hearing set 6-15-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Kasey Fitzgerald: Defendant present with counsel and AAG Mends 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 7-13-23 at 10 a.m. State discovers to defendant and a request for same in open court.

 

Dana Melvin: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, bond reduction hearing continued to 5-30-23 at 10 a.m

 

Jahquel Pearsall: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 7-13-23 at 10 a.m.

 

James Tirpak: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 8-17-23 at 10 a.m.

Christian County Court Cases 05/23/2023

The following court cases was heard on May 23rd, 2023:

 

Joshua Bland: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 6-23-23 at 10 a.m. 5-25-23 hearing vacated.

 

Andrew Calvert: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 6-27-23 at 10 a.m. State to make revised offer after dismissing one of the pending charges.

 

Kevin Carrell: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Case called for preliminary hearing. Officer sworn and testifies. Court finds probable cause. Defendant waives arraignment, pleads not guilty and demands trial by jury. By agreement, final pretrial hearing scheduled for at 7-25-23 at 1:15 p.m. Jury trial scheduled for 8-7-23 at 8:30 a.m. Both hearings are in person. Parties ordered to file pretrial motions at least 30 days before the jury trial to be heard at the final pretrial hearing. Trial in abstentia admonition given. State granted leave to amend the charge by interlineation to allege failure to register within 3 days of changing addresses. Hearing on Defendant's bond reduction motion set in person 5-30-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Dean Ellis: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 6-27-23 at 10 a.m. Negotiations ongoing. State indicates it will revoke current offer if not accepted at the next pretrial hearing.

 

Steven Frazier: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, on the petition to revoke scheduled for in person hearing on 6-30-23 at 11 a.m.

 

John Hott Jr.: Parties present by counsel. Status on sentencing set for 6-26-23 at 10 a.m. Notice to Appear to be issued.

 

Patricia Hornbuckle:  Defendant appears via Zoom with Attorney Erickson, State’s Attorney McWard also appears. On petition to modify bond to allow the Defendant to leave the state; State’s Attorney McWard objects and arguments are made via proofer. Defendant is allowed to leave the state of Illinois and go to the state of California as dictated in her written motion. Question of who is representing the State is still at question. State’s Attorney McWard indicates he is still trying to transfer this case to OSAP. The defendant waives the right to a speedy preliminary hearing; matter reset for Status Hearing on 5-23-23 at 1:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. UPDATE

Special Prosecutor Kurtz is present; Defendant’s Attorney Erickson does not appear. Rest matter to 6-2-23 at 11:00 a.m.

 

Jacob Krouse: Defendant present in custody with PD Senger and State's Attorney present. Case called for category B bail review. Proffer made. Arguments heard. Defendant has 12 days of credit today or $360. Bond reduced to $10,000. He would need to post $640 today and it shall go down by $30 per day thereafter. Defendant ordered as a condition of release to have no contact with Frank Sedlock by any means.

 

Drakeem Manning: Defendant present with Public Defender Grigsby and State's Attorney present. Case called for preliminary hearing. Officer sworn and testifies. Court finds probable cause. Defendant waives arraignment, pleads not guilty and demands trial by jury. Pretrial hearing and hearing on any bond motions scheduled for 5-26-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Charles Peterson: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 6-30-23 at 10 a.m. Writ to issue.

 

Justin Pickrell: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, case continued for presentation of negotiated plea on 6-30-23 at 10 a.m. Defendant has accepted State's plea offer.

 

Nathan Redman: Parties present by counsel. Defendant fails to appear and may be in the Montgomery County jail. Video writ to issue for 7-10-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Ashley Rockford: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Negotiated plea presented and approved by the Court, whereby Defendant pleads guilty to the charge of possession of methamphetamine. No judgment of conviction entered. By agreement, Defendant sentenced to two years first offender probation and she is ordered to pay the fine assessments as set the financial sentencing order. Bond from case 21-CM-136 is ordered to be transferred and applied. Petition for waiver granted. Defendant ordered released from custody and to immediate report to the probation department. Pay or appear hearing scheduled for 8-2-23 at 9 a.m.

 

Cale Sexson: Defendant present in person and in custody with Assistant Public Defender Grigsby and State's Attorney present. After admonishment, Defendant enters an open admission to the petition to revoke. The parties do not have an agreement as to sentencing. Probation Department ordered to prepare pre-sentence investigation report. In person sentencing hearing scheduled for 7-31-23 at 1:15 p.m. Defendant admonished regarding sentencing in his absence. Defendant to file bond reduction motion which is scheduled for hearing on 5-26-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Brett Walker: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, final pretrial hearing scheduled for 10-24-23 at 1:15 p.m. Jury trial scheduled for 11-6-23 at 8:30 a.m. Both hearings are in person. Parties ordered to file pretrial motions at least 30 days before the jury trial to be heard at the final pretrial hearing. Trial in abstentia admonition given. All other pending matters are set for pretril hearing hearing with the final pretrial hearing.

 

Nathan Wiseman: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 7-14-23 at 10 a.m. in person. State has answered discovery and made plea offer. Defendant to schedule appointment.

Christian County Court Cases 05/22/2023

The following court cases was heard on May 22nd, 2023:

 

Lacey Austin: Defendant present with Public Defender Senger, State's Attorney present. Discovery is ongoing, status hearing set for 7-18-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Christopher Carnahan: Defending preset with Public Defender Grigsby, State's Attorney present. PSC referral was pending, PSI ordered to be updated if it has not been yet. SFPT set for 6-12-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Steve Kampwerth: Defendant present pro se' and Havera present. Looking for compliance. Defendant is directed to take proof of compliance to probation office. Next hearing set for 6-13-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Jason Leach: Defendant present with Public Defender Grigsby, State's Attorney present, on status for fitness, parties stipulate to findings. Next hearing is set for 7-17-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Lester Ward: Defendant present with Public Defender Grigsby, State's Attorney present. Defendant arrested on warrant, amended and admonished. Next hearing set for 6-9-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Trisha Weakley:  Defendant present in Christian County Jail, pretrial admonished, Public Defender Senger appointed. Next hearing set for 5-26-23 at 10 a.m.

Christian County Court Cases 05/19/2023

The following court case was heard on May 19th, 2023:

 

Kyle Adler: 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 5-30-23 at 10 a.m. Proffer made and probable cause found. Bond
hearing conducted. Arguments heard. Court finds cash bond appropriate in the amount of $75,000 subject to the terms pretrial release order. See written order.

 

Joshua Bain: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Case called for hearing on Defendant's oral motion for furlough for drug treatment. Written order to follow with all details. Status 6-30-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Patrick Carr: Parties present by counsel. Defendant in treatment and parties have first offender probation plea ready once he completes treatment. Plea hearing 6-13-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Colby Coleman: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 7-7-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Velma Copeland: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, case continued for presentation of negotiated plea on 7-18-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Arianne Dowdy: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, preliminary hearing scheduled for 7-14-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Chase Gatons: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 7-28-23 at 10 a.m. Defendant admonished and consents to 402 conference scheduled for 7-18-23 at 8:45 a.m.

 

Leanna Grissom: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. Defendant waives arraignment, denies the allegations in the Petition to Revoke. Pretrial hearing scheduled for 7-21-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Neil Hall: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, case continued for presentation of negotiated plea on 7-7-23 at 10 a.m. Defendant to waive preliminary hearing at that time.

 

Joshua Hawthorne: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 7-7-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Brittany Hester: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. Defendant waives arraignment, denies the allegations in the Petition to Revoke. Pretrial hearing scheduled for 7-24-23 at 10 a.m. Defendant ordered to immediately report to the probation department and submit to a drug and alcohol test. Probation Department ordered to file results under seal with the Clerk and provide copies to all counsel of record.

 

Starla Hostetler: Parties present by counsel. Defendant was granted furlough to attend inpatient substance abuse treatment. Public defender still trying to verify she is still in treatment. Status hearing 5-26-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Billy Hulfachor: Defendant present with counsel. AAG Hegarty and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 6-20-23 at 10 a.m. State has not yet made offer based on still waiting for additional information re prior criminal history.

 

Johnny Katcher: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, case continued for presentation of negotiated plea on 7-7-23 at 10 a.m. in person.

 

Steven McCoy: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 7-23-23 at 10 a.m. Defendant has completed 23/26 DV classes.

 

Jaycee Nishke: Defendant present with counsel and Assistant State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial/plea hearing continued to 7-7-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Danielle Peters: Defendant present pro se and SP DePaepe present. Case dismissed without prejudice on motion of the State.

 

Ryan Shattuck: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 7-21-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Derik Steck: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 7-7-23 at 10 a.m. Video to issue. He has two pending felonies in Fayette County.

 

Rusty Tolly: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, final pretrial hearing scheduled for 9-19-23 at 1:15 p.m. Jury trial scheduled for 10-2-23 at 8:30 a.m. Both hearings are in person. Parties ordered to file pretrial motions at least 30 days before the jury trial to be heard at the final pretrial hearing. Trial in abstentia admonition given.

 

Dean Weller: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Case called for hearing on Motion for Recognizance Bond. Arguments heard. Motion granted for reasons stated on the record. Defendant ordered released on a $15,000 recognizance bond subject to the terms of the pretrial release order and he is ordered to meet with OSPS immediately upon his release. Pretrial hearing scheduled for 7-14-23 at 10 a.m. Defendant ordered to schedule and keep an appointment to review the plea offer with his attorney before the next court date.

Christian County Court Cases 05/18/2023

The following court case was heard on May 18th, 2023:

 

Sherrie Allcorn: Defendant present. Indicates that she has hired counsel but no entry has been filed. Set for hearing on pretrial on 6-26-23 at 11 a.m.

 

Tiffany Burke: Defendant present on Zoom with counsel. Reset for pretrial on 6-15-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Carl Carr: Defendant present with counsel. Count 2 filed. Count 1 is dismissed. Formal arraignment on Count 2 waived. Evidence heard on a STIP Proffer of Evidence. Court finds that the evidence substantiates the charges of Count 2 judgement on Count 2 entered against the Defendant. Terms 24 months probation consistant with the order entered today. No contact with Kimberly Pfieffer. $5,500 restitution order. $500 fine. Total fines and fees $7,039 in 2021CM48 the $500 bond is applied to any outstanding balances on other charges. Defendant to pay balance within 6 months. Reset for 11-22-23 at 9 a.m. 

 

Sean Curtis: Set for perliminary hearing today. Preliminary continued by agreement. Arraingment continued until 6-13-23 at 9 a.m.

 

Dale Detmers: First appearance on petition to revoke. Public Defender Singer appointed. Reset first appearance with counsel on 6-19-23 at 10 a.m.

 

William Dixon: Called on pretrial, failure to appear. Warrant issued on both cases pending. $5,000 bond, 10% to apply.

 

Dalton Dupont: Defendant present with counsel. Continued until 6-29-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Joshua Keathley: Defendant present and arraingned. Defendant to plead guilty in Count 1. Count 2 dismissed. Terms and judgement entered consistatn with the order entered on today's date. $1,349 fine and costs. Defendant to pay $25 per month starting 6-15-23. Payments monitored by probation.

 

Shannon Linder: Defendant set first appearance with counsel. Public Defender appointed. Case reset for preliminary on 6-2-23 at 9 a.m.

 

Jenny Neville: Defendant present by Attorney Farr. Motion continued for status until 7-13-23 at 10 a.m. Counsel to provide notice to client.

 

Marla O'Dell: Reset for 6-13-23 at 10 a.m. for possible plea.

 

James Oller: Cases called on motion to expungment. State to review cases listed. Reset for 6-15-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Justin Pruett: Defendant present with McWard. Case continued for pretrial on 6-13-23 at 10 a.m. Any jury trial setting is vacated.

 

Nicholas Rudolph: Mr. Rudolph present via Zoom. Case reset for plea on 6-20-23 at 10 a.m.

 

John Shelton: Defendant present and arraigned. Defendant to plead guilty in Count 1. Count 2 dismissed. Terms and judgement entered consistatnt with the order entered on today's date. Defendant to report to Christian County Probation. Probation to be monitored. Defendant to pay $25 montly probation fee. Credit for time served. Payments monitored by probation. Defendant to pay $50 per month starting 6-15-23. Probation to monitor payments.

 

Larry Skinner: Case called. Reset for sentencing hearing 7-20-23 at 1:15 p.m.

 

Jenna Sparling: Defendant present with counsel. Case reset for 6-15-23 at 10 a.m. for plea.

 

Michael Staten: Defendant present with counsel. Reset plea 6-15-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Cassandra Talbot: Motion to continue filed by Defendant. Granted reset for 7-13-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Bradley Worker: Motion to continue by State, granted. Waiting on restitution amount. Mr. Herkert is appointed. Reset for 6-15-23 at 10 a.m.

Christian County Court Cases 05/16/2023

The following court case was heard on May 16th, 2023:

 

Bobbie Abberley: Defendant present with Public Defender and 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 7-10-23 at 10 a.m. State makes offer in court.

 

Joshua Bain: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 5-19-23 at 11 a.m.

 

Joshua Bland: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, hearing on the petition to modify bond scheduled for in person hearing on 5-23-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Kimberly England: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 7-11-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Lucas Fenton: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Case called for preliminary hearing. Officer sworn and testifies. Court finds probable cause. Defendant waives arraignment, pleads not guilty and demands trial by jury. Pretrial hearing scheduled for 6-20-23 at 10 a.m. Case called for hearing on Defendant's Motion for Furlough. Arguments heard. Motion denied for reasons stated on the record.

 

Tatiana Fisher: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 7-18-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Robert Hodson: State's Attorney and SP Kroncke present. Defendant's attorney not prsent but advisd SA he has no objection to return of records which were sent under seal and remain sealed to the SAO. By agrement, records to be returned to the State and State ordered to provide records to defense counsel.

 

Stacey Karnes: Defendant appears remotely pro se and State's Attorney present. Defendant still has not had her substance abuse evaluation due to lack of transportation and money. Public defender appointed to represent Defendant. Appearance with counsel scheduled for 6-20-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Jacob Legnon: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 7-18-23 at 10 a.m. State has answered discovery and made a plea offer. Defendant directed to make an appointment with his attorney to review same.

 

Cody Long: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 6-27-23 at 10 a.m. Parties anticipate possible plea agreement at that time. Defendant has DUI evaluation scheduled.

 

Kyle Mair: Parties present by counsel. State failed to issue video writ. Preliminary hearing 6-30-23 at 10 a.m. In person writ to issue.

 

Mitchell Manion: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Negotiated plea presented and approved by the Court, whereby Defendant admits the allegations in the PTR. Defendant sentenced to two years problem-solving court probation in the drug court program. State objects but agrees to see without a sentencing hearing and waives pre-sentence investigation report. See written orders.

 

Robin Parsons: Defendant fails to appear. Notice to appear to issue for 6-15-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Ashley Rockford: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 5-23-23 at 10 a.m. State to tender plea offer.

 

Kerri Skinner: Defendant present with Public Defender and 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 7-10-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Haylee Taylor: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, final pretrial hearing scheduled for 9-19-23 at 1:15 p.m. Jury trial scheduled for 10-2-23 at 8:30 a.m. Both hearings are in person. Parties ordered to file pretrial motions at least 30 days before the jury trial to be heard at the final pretrial hearing. Trial in abstentia admonition given.

 

Ray Timmes: Defendant present in custody remotely with PD Senger 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 his arrest and detention. Bond hearing conducted. Arguments heard. For reasons stated on the record, court finds cash bond appropriate in the amount of $100,000. Preliminary hearing scheduled for 5-30-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Sterling Thomas: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, hearing on PTR scheduled for in person hearing 6-16-23 at 11 a.m. Hearing in abstentia warning given.

 

Dean Weller: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Defendant successfully completed treatment on furlough and is back in custody. State does not agree to release today. Defendant to file bond motion which is scheduled for hearing 05/19/2023 at 10 AM.

 

Stacey Worker: Defendant appears remotely pro se and State's Attorney present. Defendant still has not had her substance abuse evaluation due to lack of transportation and money. Public defender appointed to represent Defendant. Appearance with counsel scheduled for 6-20-23 at 10 a.m.

Christian County Court Cases 05/15/2023

The following court case was heard on May 15th, 2023:

 

Shawn Evans: Defendant present pro se and State's Attorney present. Defendant did 4 hours and has 5 hours left. Pretrial set 6-23-23 at 10 a.m. If Defendant gives proof of completion of public service were to his probation officer who will to the State before the next hearing, Defendant need not appear and the State agrees to withdraw the petition to revoke at that time.

 

Cody Fringer: Defendant present pro se and State's Attorney present. Defendant still is in the process of completing counseling. By agreement, case continued for first appearance to 7-11-23 at 10 a.m. in person.

 

Bradley Graham: Defendant present with Public Defender Rahar and State's Attorney present. By agreement, preliminary hearing scheduled for 6-1-23 at 10 a.m. in person.

 

Alonzo Hoyer: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing scheduled for 6-16-23 at 10 a.m. State did answer discovery and made plea offer. Defendant has sentencing hearing in Effingham County 6-12-23. They did not writ him for the May date.

 

Shannon Linder: Defendant present eith PD Senger, who appears solely for the initial appearance and bond hearing. Defendant represented by attorney Calvert in other, pending matters and Defendant may hire him in this case. State's Attorney present. Defendant admonished regarding
charges and possible penalties. Proffer made. Probable cause found. Bond hearing conduted. Arguments heard. Court finds cash bond appropriate in the amount of $150,000. First appearance with counsel set for 5-18-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Dennis Lowe: Defendant present in custody on new charges with Assistant Public Defender Grigsby who is appointed to represent him. State's Attorney Present. Defendant admonished regarding charges and possible penalties. Proffer made. Probable cause found. Bond hearing conducted. Arguments heard. For reasons stated on the record, court finds cash bond appropriate in the amount of $10,000. Preliminary hearing scheduled for 5-30-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Austin Mayes: Defendant present remotely in custody with counsel and State's Attorney present. Case called for hearing on fitness. Parties stipulate to the admission of the report of Dr. Killian. Based upon that evidence, the Court finds Defendant is unfit to stand trial and there is a substantial probability that he can be restored to fitness within one year with treatment in the Department of human services. See written order. Status on initial report scheduled for 6-19-23 at 10 a.m. See written order.

 

Dustin Meseke: Defendant present remotely with Public defender. State's Attorney Present. Preliminary hearing is set for in person hearing 6-30-23 at 10 a.m. Defendant in treatment for physical issue. Defendant to contact OSPS. By agreement, pretrial drug testing requirement vacated.

 

Donald Minard: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, final pretrial hearing scheduled for 9-19-23 at 1:15 p.m. Jury trial scheduled for 10-2-23 at 8:30 a.m. Both hearings are in person. Parties ordered to file pretrial motions at least 30 days before the jury trial to be heard at the final pretrial hearing. Trial in abstentia admonition given.

 

Mitchell Neece: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 6-15-23 at 10 a.m. Case called for hearing on Defendant's Motion for Bond Reduction. Defendant sworn and testifies. Arguments heard. Motion denied for reasons stated on the record.

 

Kaile Overby: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 6-19-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Tyrone Powyszynski: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, final pretrial hearing scheduled for 9-19-23 at 1:15 p.m. Jury trial scheduled for 10-2-23 at 8:30 a.m. Both hearings are in person. Parties ordered to file pretrial motions at least 30 days before the jury trial to be heard at the final pretrial hearing. Trial in abstentia admonition given.

 

Jacob Samson: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Negotiated plea presented and approved by the Court, whereby Defendant pleads guilty to the charge of aggravated domestic battery. Alleged victim does not object. By agreement, judgment of conviction entered and Defendant sentenced to two years probation, 50 days in jail credit 50 days served and he is ordered to pay the fine and assessments set forth in the financial sentencing order. See written
orders.

 

Cale Sexson: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, PTR hearing set 5-23-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Jack Skinner: Defendant present in person in custody with Assistant Public Defender Grigsby and State's Attorney present. By agreement, motion for furlough granted upon bed availability. status of furlough and preliminary hearing status set 6-15-23 at 10 a.m. Written order to follow.

 

Robert Tipps: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, case continued for presentation of agreed sentence on 6-23-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Charles Warren: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 6-27-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Dean Weller: Parties present by counsel. Defendant still in treatment. Status of treatment and status of preliminary hearing scheduled for 5-22-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Chad Wilber: Defendant present with Public Defender and 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 7-17-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Nathan Wiseman: Defendant fails to appear. Notice to appear to issue for 5-23-23 at 10 a.m.

 

 

Jordan Young: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Case called for preliminary hearing. Officer sworn and testifies. Court finds probable cause. Defendant waives arraignment, pleads not guilty and demands trial by jury. Pretrial hearing scheduled for 8-22-23 at 10 a.m. Writ continued.

Christian County Court Cases 05/12/2023

The following court case was heard on May 12th, 2023:

 

Patrick Carr: Special Prosecutor DePaepe present; Defendant in custody of Christian County Jail with Public Defender; still no evaluation by Safe Passages; reset for status hearing on May 19, 2023 at 10 a.m.

Marriages 05/11/23

05/06/2023

 

BRANDON LEE JACK – TAYLORVILLE

MARISSA KAY MILLMAN – TAYLORVILLE

Christian County Court Cases 05/11/2023

The following court case was heard on May 11th, 2023:

 

Sonia Davis: Defendant present pro se and State's Attorney present. Defendant admonished regarding charges, penalties, and rights. By agreement, Public Defender appointed to represent Defendant. First appearance with counsel scheduled for 6-23-23 at 10 a.m. Proffer made. Probable cause found. By agreement, Defendant ordered released on a $5,000 OR bond. She has an outstanding warrant from Montgomery County and a pending PTR in Fayette County.

 

Jacob Krouse: Defendant present in custody with PD Senger, is appointed to represent him by agreement. State's Attorney Some. Defendant admonished regarding charges and possible penalties. Proffer made. Probable cause found. Bond hearing conducted. For reasons stated on the record, Court finds cash bond appropriate In the amount of $15,000. Preliminary hearing scheduled for 6-19-23 at 10 a.m. Defendant waives prompt preliminary hearing.

 

Brooklynne Oliver: Defendant present pro se and State's Attorney present. Defendant admonished regarding charges, penalties, and rights. By agreement, Public Defender appointed to represent Defendant. First appearance with counsel scheduled for 7-18-23 at 10 a.m. By agreement, Defendant ordered released on a $25,000 recognizance bond.

Christian County Court Cases 05/09/2023

The following court case was heard on May 9th, 2023:

 

Daniel Brest: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, case continued for presentation of negotiated plea on 5-15-23 at 9 a.m.

 

Leroy Casson: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, final pretrial hearing scheduled for 7-25-23 at 1:15 p.m. Jury trial scheduled for 8-7-23 at 8:30 a.m. Both hearings are in person. Parties ordered to file pretrial motions at least 30 days before the jury trial to be heard at the final pretrial hearing. Trial in abstentia admonition given.

 

Devon Gatons: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 6-19-23 at 10 a.m. Problem-solving court referral pending.

 

 

Debbie Horn: Defendant present with Public Defender Grigsby and State's Attorney present. By agreement, motion for fitness evaluation granted. Written order to follow. Furlough order vacated by agreement of the parties. 6-2-23 hearing vacated. Status on fitness evaluation report 6-23-23
at 10 a.m.

 

Tylour Howard:  Defendant present with Public Defender Herkert and SP DePaepe present. Defendant knowingly and voluntarily waives preliminary hearing. See written waiver to follow. Defendant waives arraignment, pleads not guilty, and demands trial by jury. Pretrial hearing scheduled for 6-20-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Austin Mayes: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Defendant just received the report. Status hearing continued to 5-15-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Andrew McDonald: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, final pretrial hearing scheduled for 9-19-23 at 1:15 p.m. Jury trial scheduled for 10-2-23 at 8:30 a.m. Both hearings are in person. Parties ordered to file pretrial motions at least 30 days before the jury trial to be heard at the final pretrial hearing. Trial in abstentia admonition given. All other matters set for pretrial at final pretrial date.

 

Mitchell Neece: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Case called for preliminary hearing. Officer sworn and testifies. Court finds probable cause. Defendant waives arraignment, pleads not guilty and demands trial by jury. Pretrial hearing scheduled for 5-15-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Justin Price: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 7-17-23 at 10 a.m. State made plea offer.

 

Jacob Samson: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 5-15-23 at 10 a.m. in person. Defendant scheduled to successfully complete inpatient treatment on Friday if so, is directed to return to the jail and the parties will agree that time to have the defendant asked on his own recognizance.

 

Layla Schuyler: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 5-26-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Jack Skinner: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 5-15-23 at 10 a.m. 6-2-23 hearing vacated.

 

Juan Starks: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 7-17-23 at 10 a.m. State has made plea offer.

 

William Steinkuehler: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, final pretrial hearing scheduled for 10-24-23 at 1:15 p.m. Jury trial scheduled for 11-6-23 at 8:30 a.m. Both hearings are in person. Parties ordered to file pretrial motions at least 30 days before the jury trial to be heard at the final pretrial hearing. Trial in abstentia admonition given.

 

Sterling Thomas: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 5-16-23 at 10 a.m. Case called for hearing on Defendant's motion to modify probation conditions. Arguments heard. Motion granted. On a temporary basis, and until further order of court, Defendant shall be permitted to leave the state of Illinois for employment purposes only after giving notice of all required information from the probation department to the probation department and approval by probation who shall not deny the motion solely because a PTR is pending.

Christian County Court Cases 05/08/2023

The following court case was heard on May 8th, 2023:

 

Michael Alde: Defendant fails to appear. Warrant to issue. Geographic limits of the warrant are Christian County and surrounding counties. Bond set at $15,000 over objection of Public defender.

 

Mysean Burden: Defendant present with Public Defender Grigsby and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 6-20-23 at 10 a.m. State has mader plea offer and answered discovery and PD needs to review same with counsel.

 

Carmen Carlock: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Sentencing hearing scheduled for in person hearing 6-27-23 at 1:15 p.m. Sentencing in abstentia admonishment given.

 

Drew Collins: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. Defendant in substance abuse counseling and trying to get in for mental health counseling. Pretrial hearing set for 6-30-23 at 1:15 p.m. in person. Admonishment given.

 

Carl Fisher: Parties present by counsel. 402 conference conducted. Defendant present with Assistant Public Defender Grigsby and State's Attorney present. In person sentencing hearing scheduled for 6-23-2023 at 1:15 p.m. Probation department ordered to prepare pre-sentence investigation report. Defendant ordered to immediately report to the probation department and to submit to drug testing. Sentencing in abstentia given.

 

Ronee Foraker: Defendant present in custody with Asst. Public Defender Grigsby and State's Attorney present. Case called for preliminary hearing. Officer sworn and testifies. Court finds probable cause. Defendant waives arraignment, pleads not guilty and demands trial by jury. Pretrial hearing scheduled for 5-26-23 at 10 a.m. State has made plea offer. Defendant has pending PSC referral. Defendant indicates she is hiring private counsel.

 

Sheyenne Johnson: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, final pretrial hearing scheduled for 9-19-23 at 1:15 p.m. Jury trial scheduled for 10-2-23 at 8:30 a.m. Both hearings are in person. Parties ordered to file pretrial motions at least 30 days before the jury trial to be heard at the final pretrial hearing. Trial in abstentia admonition given.

 

Robin Jones: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Pretrial hearing in person 6-30-23 at 1:15 p.m. In abstentia warning given.

 

Jessie Lacy: Defendant present remotely in custody with Public defender and Special Prosecutor Kurtz present. Pretrial hearing continued to 6-2-23 at 10 a.m. by agreement of the parties. Documents received from DCFS per SDT ordered turned over to SP Kurtz who is directed to provide copies to defense counsel.

 

Amiee Miller: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Case called for preliminary hearing. Officer sworn and testifies. Court finds probable cause. Defendant waives arraignment, pleads not guilty and demands trial by jury. Pretrial hearing scheduled for 6-23-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Diamond Momoh: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. Negotiated plea presented and approved by the Court, whereby Defendant pleads guilty to the charge of obstructing justice (Count II). Count I dismissed pursuant to negotiated plea and at the request of the alleged victim. No judgment of conviction entered. By agreement, Defendant sentenced to two years second chance probation, 136 days in the county jail with credit for 68 days served, and she is assessed a $1000 fine plus assessments. Bond to apply and bond assignment agreement approved. Defendant also knowingly and voluntarily waives preliminary hearing. See written orders. Defendant ordered released from custody.

 

Jeffery Moreland: Defendant present with counsel and State's Attorney present. By agreement, final pretrial hearing scheduled for 6-20-23 at 1:15 p.m.. Jury trial scheduled for 7-30-23 at 8:30 a.m. Both hearings are in person. Parties ordered to file pretrial motions at least 30 days before the jury trial to be heard at the final pretrial hearing. Trial in abstentia admonition given. All other pending matters are set for pretrial on 6-20-23 at 1:15 p.m.

 

Jaydin Snow: Defendant fails to appear. Warrant to issue. Geographic limits of the warrant are Christian County and surrounding counties. Bond set at $10,000 over objection of Public defender.

 

Nicholas Steele: Defendant present with Public Defender in custidy of Macon County Sheriff and State's Attorney present. By agreement, preliminary hearing continued to 6-20-23 at 10 a.m. Writ to issue.

 

Dillon Washburn: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 6-20-23 at 10 a.m. in person.

Marriages 05/05/23

4/22/23

GLENDA CHERYL TOLEN - PANA

HAROLD ANTHONY HOEHN JR. - TAYLORVILLE

 

4/5/23

AMY K TOBERMAN - TAYLORVILLE

BRYCE A FOLTZ - TAYLORVILLE

 

4/20/23 

CAROLE DIANE SKINNER - STONINGTON

LARRY NOBLE PASSONI - STONINGTON

 

4/22/23

SAMANTHA LEE MORELAND - SHERMAN

ZACHARY THOMAS STATZER - TAYLORVILLE

 

04/29/2023

ROLANDO SALAZAR – RIVERTON, IL

KAITLYN JESSIE NORRIS – STONINGTON, IL

 

05/01/2023

LARRY HOWARD LAVENDER – PANA, IL

CINDA KAY ADAMS – PANA, IL 

 

04/29/2023

MAURICE ANTOINE GEORGE – TINLEY PARK, IL

DEANNA MARIE VANDORN – TINLEY PARK, IL

 

04/29/2023

GARRETT ASHLEY SEATON – TAYLORVILLE, IL

BRITNEY ELLEN CORSO – TAYLORVILLE, IL

 

04/30/2023

BRANDON LEE SCOTT – TAYLORVILLE, IL

MEGAN LEANN CRUSE – MT. AUBURN, IL

Christian County Court Cases 05/05/2023

The following court case was heard on May 5th, 2023:

 

Patrick Carr: Defendant present remotely in custody with Public Defender Senger, who is appointed to represent Defendant by agreement of the parties. SP Depaepe proceed. By agreement, oral motion for furlough granted but no release until screening and bed availability. Public Defender Senger will discuss the matter with her client. Status on 5-12-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Brandi Hurley: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, petition to modify granted. See written order and by agreement, GPS monitoring condition vacated. By agreement, final pretrial hearing scheduled for 6-20-23 at 1:15 p.m. Jury trial scheduled for 7-3-24 at 8:30 a.m. Both hearings are in person. Parties ordered to file pretrial motions at least 30 days before the jury trial to be heard at the final pretrial hearing. Trial in abstentia admonition given. All other pending matters set for pretrial with the final pretrial.

 

Michael Kline: Defendant present with Public Defender Senger and SP DePaepe present. Negotiated plea presented and approved by the Court, whereby Defendant pleads guilty to the charge of unlawfule delivery of methamphetamine (Count I). Remaining counts dismissed. No judgment of conviction entered. By agreement, Defendant sentenced to 2 years problem solving court probation (drug court) and 180 days in jail with credit for time served of 254 days. See written orders.
Defendant ordered released from custody and to immediately report to the probation department. By agreement, Taylorville Police Department is ordered to released Defendant's phone to him today. SP DePaepe's appointment vacated and Defendant knowingly and voluntarily waives any conflict of the State's Attorney repressenting the State while Defendant is in problem solving Court.

 

Jacob Snow: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Negotiated plea presented and approved by the Court, whereby Defendant pleads guilty to the charge of misdemeanor domestic battery (Count I). Count II dismissed pursuant to negotiated plea and with
the agreement of the alleged victim. Judgment of conviction entered. By agreement, Defendant sentenced to two years probation, 30 days in jail with credit for six days served, and he is ordered to pay the fine and assessments set forth in financial sentencing order bond to apply. Defendant to serve the remaining jail sentence on alternating weekends. See written orders.

 

Keith Westbrook: Defendant present pro se and State's Attorney present. Defendant did not give proiper notice. Petition reset for hearing 7-10-23 at 10 a.m.

 

 

Christian County Court Cases 05/04/2023

The following court case was heard on May 4th, 2023:

 

Patrick Carr: Defendant present remotely in custody on warrant with APD Grigsby. SP DePaepe not avaialble. Pretrial reset to 5-5-23 at 10 a.m.

Christian County Court Cases 05/02/2023

The following court cases were heard on May 2nd, 2023:

 

Joshua Bain: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Negotiated plea presented and approved by the Court, whereby Defendant pleads guilty to the charge of unlawful delivery of methamphetamine, an extended term, class 2 felony. No judgment of conviction entered. By agreement, Defendant sentenced to 2 years problem solving court (drug court). See written orders. Defendant ordered released from custody. Defendant sentenced to 179 days jail with credit for 279 days served.

 

Jason Bland: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. Negotiated plea presented and approved by the Court, whereby Defendant pleads guilty to the charge of unlawful possession of methamphetamine, class 3 felony (Count I). Remaining counts dismissed per plea. No judgment of conviction entered. By agreement, Defendant sentenced to 2 years problem solving court (mental health court). See written orders. Defendant ordered released from custody. Defendant ordered released from custody.

 

Skye Halleman: Defendant fails to appear. Notice to appear to issue for 6-1-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Robert Hodson: Defendant present with counsel. State's Attorney and SP Kroncke present. By agreement, final pretrial hearing scheduled for 5-23-23 at 1:15 p.m. Jury trial scheduled for 6-5-23 at 8:30 a.m. Both hearings are in person. All subs to continue.

 

Robert Oliver: Defendant present with Public Defender Senger and State's Attorney present. By agreement, preliminary hearing scheduled for 5-22-23 at 10 a.m. in person. Case called for hearing on Defendant's Motion for Bond Reduction. Defendant sworn and testifies. Arguments heard.
Motion denied for reasons stated on the record.

Christian County Court Cases 05/01/2023

The following court cases were heard on May 1st, 2023:

 

Nathan Baker: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 5-5-23 at 9 a.m. Case called for hearing on motion for bond reduction. For reasons stated on the record, bond reduced to $15,000 subject to the terms of the pretrial release order. See written order.

 

Kayla Durbin: Sheriff's office indicated original warrant not available -- they verified that the case was taken out of LEADS.

 

Ronee Foraker: Case called for hearing on Defendant's Motion for fulough for treament. Arguments heard. Motion denied for reasons stated on the record.

 

Ashley Layton: 

 

Robert Oliver: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, first appearance and bond reduction motion (to be filed and State waives notice) for 5-2-23 at 10 a.m.

 

Bradley Stimac: Defendant present in person pro se and State's Attorney present. By agreement, hearing reset to 6-1-23 at 10 a.m. Defendant found in direct criminal contempt for language used in court. Defendant apologizes and court accepts same and declines to impose any jail time. Defendant needs to provide a clean drug test for sealing per statute.

 

Nathan Strayer: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, in person sentencing hearing scheduled for 6-1-23 at 1:15 PM. Defendant admonished re sentencing in abstentia.

 

Dennis Wilcutt: Defendant present with Public Defender and State's Attorney present. By agreement, pretrial hearing continued to 5-5-23 at 9 a.m. Case called for hearing on Defendant's Motion for Bond Reduction. Arguments heard. Motion denied for reasons stated on the record.

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