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Carroll County District Court | Feb. 27, 2014

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Otems published in court news are public record. The News-Democrat publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published. Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to the News-Democrat do not imply guilt.

DISTRICT COURT

The following decisions were rendered Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 19-20, 2014, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.

CIVIL

Convergence Receivables vs. Peggy Clay, motion for summary judgment, order signed.

Baptist HealthCare System, Inc. vs. Connie L. Disbro, dismiss for lack of prosecution, dismissed.

Britanny Thompson vs. Christopher Walls, review, continued to March 5.

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Janet M. Gibson vs. Orville T. Gibson, motion to amend, both parties want to amend order, order signed, dismissed.

Orville T. Gibson vs. Janet M. Gibson, motion to amend, both parties want to amend order, order signed, dismissed.

 

FELONY

Stacie J. Cox, 32, show cause, on case No.11F00061, paid in full; on case No. 13F00086, flagrant non-support, wage assign, continued to March 19.

Adam Horine, 30, bench warrant executed by Grant County Sheriff’s Office, (fourth bench warrant), for restitution, not in our jail.

Felisha Vanderpool, 36, bench warrant executed by Kentucky State Police, not here.

Nicole A. Reiter, 24, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, heroin, first offense; drug paraphernalia, buy/possess; tampering with physical evidence; possession of marijuana, continued to Feb. 27.

James R. Cook, 28, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, heroine, first offense; drug paraphernalia, buy/possess; possession of marijuana, continued to Feb. 27.

Ashley E. Sims, 27, fugitive from another state, warrant required, waived to Ohio.

James R. Smith II, 24, two counts of first-degree unlawful access to computer; two counts of theft, receipt of stolen credit/debit card continued to Feb. 27.

Billy C. Cole, 24, theft by unlawful taking, firearm, continued to Feb. 27.

John Martin, 51, flagrant non-support, continued to May 14.

Shannon Stewart, 38, court notice sent to South Carolina address, continued to March 19.

Nicholas Filacchione, 26, flagrant non-support, court notice sent, bench warrant, $9,000.

Jeremy Baxter, 33, flagrant non-support, continued to March 19.

William D. Smith, 26, flagrant non-support on case No. 13F00211, continued to March 5 to surety; on case No.13F00212, make false statement to obtain increase of benefit over $100, continued to March 6.

Charles E. Wright, 48, flagrant non-support, jail, to surety, bench warrant $1,000.

Tori Krohn, no age given, flagrant non-support; non-support, continued to March 19.

Christopher Walls, no age given, flagrant non-support, continued to March 5.

Shawn Sturdivant, 42, bond forfeiture hearing, second notice for surety, continued to March 3.

Jeremy Gaddis, 31, flagrant non-support, bench warrant outstanding.

Shannon W. McAlister, 44, flagrant non-support, pay $248 today, pay $496 in two weeks or jail.

Donnie Carmack, 35, flagrant non-support, bench warrant, $250.

Richard Daneault, 50, flagrant non-support, continued to March 19.

Michael Estes, 27, flagrant non-support, bench warrant, $1,500.

Jerry L. Roberts, 39, theft of services, amend to theft by unlawful taking, guilty, serve 30 days, conditionally discharged, pay court costs.

Rebecca A. Wentworth, 39, possession of synthetic cannabinoid agonists or piperazines; drug paraphernalia, buy/possess; first-degree promoting contraband, continued to March 6.

Beau J. Turner, 31, trafficking in marijuana, less than 8 ounces, first offense; possession of marijuana; drug paraphernalia, buy/possess; first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first offense, methamphetamine; first-degree possession of a controlled substance, drug unspecified, first offense; tampering with physical evidence, continued to Feb. 27.

Corey Snow, 22, two counts of first-degree unlawful access to computer; two counts of theft, receipt of stolen credit/debit card, one card, continued to Feb. 27.

 

MISDEMEANOR

Billy C. Cole, 24, two counts of theft by deception, including cold checks each under $500, continued to Feb. 27.

Myrna Smith, 30, two counts of third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor, continued to March 5.

Keisha D. Smith, 22, pretrial conference, continued to March 5.

Traquez M. Archer, 24, bench warrant served by Newport Police Department, cash bond posted, court notice, continued to March 6.

Billy R. Mertz, 46, status on diversion due to new charges, court notice, sentencing continued to March 20.

Nancy D. Frazier, 27, diversion completion, set aside and dismissed by County Attorney.

Crystal D. Hoard, 37, bench warrant executed for failure to pay, cash bond posted, apply bond.

Dean A. Langston, 48, no court costs ordered, paid bond fee, dismiss.

Timothy W. Craig, 32, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, continued to March 6.

Courtney Walker, 31, third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor, continued to March 26.

Robert A. Wentworth, 53, fourth-degree assault with minor injury, continued to March 6.

Daisy M. Davis, 19, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence with minor injury, guilty, Administrative Office of the Court, diversion, pay court costs, continued to March 1.

David Colston, 44, second-degree criminal trespassing, in jail in Jefferson County, continued to March 6.

Calista J. Smith, 23, jail, second-degree fleeing or evading police, (on foot), stipulation, probable cause for stop, dismissed per County Attorney.

Charles C. Tuttle, 18, alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense, guilty, $25 fine plus pay court costs.

Jessica F. Babcock, 36, alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense, guilty, $25 fine plus pay court costs.

Jeneda L. Watts, 34, alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense, continued to March 6.

Jerry B. Smith II, 23, failure to wear seat belt, guilty, $25 fine plus pay court costs; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, guilty, $500 fine plus serve three days; possession of marijuana, guilty, $200 fine; drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, guilty, $250 fine; operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense, guilty, $200 fine plus $375 fee to Alcohol and Drug Education classes plus serve four days, suspend operator’s license 90 days, bench warrant.

Gary C. Nohner, 50, no court costs assessed from docket on Sept. 5 when diversion was given, dismiss.

Tanya K. Craig, 36, operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense; second-degree possession of a controlled substance, drug unspecified; third-degree possession of a controlled substance, drug unspecified; controlled substance prescription not in original container, continued to jury trial March 28.

Robert L. Taylor, 41, review insurance charge, dismissed.

Kristy Conley, 27, fourth-degree assault with minor injury, continued to March 6.

Mark Martin, 33, failure to or improper signal; failure to produce insurance card; operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense; drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, continued to March 6.

Lacey N. Craig, 31, theft by unlawful taking, under $500, continued to March 20.

David Garrett, 28, second-degree promoting contraband, continued to March 6.

Jessica R. Clark, 25, three counts of theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting, under $500, guilty, Administrative Office of the Court, diversion, and pay restitution on each count and pay court costs.

Michael H. Hendren, 31, attempt theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting under $500, continued to March 6.

Bianca V. Ortega, 22, jail, second-degree disorderly conduct, guilty, 90 days, serve 30, conditionally discharged balance; resisting arrest, merge.

Holden Short, 19, theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting under $500, continued to March 6.

Rodger S. Rodgers, 29, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence with minor injury, continued to March 20.

William T. Noble, 28, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence with minor injury, victim wants dismissed, dismissed.

Leonard J. Andrew Jr., 29, fourth-degree assault with no visible injury, amended to allow lawful contact, conditions to have no alcohol by either, no firearms by either, continued to March 6.

Cleveland W. Riley, 33, criminal littering, also on add-on for regarding jail time for traffic case.

Benjamin Riley, 35, criminal littering, continued to March 6.

Ronald Robertson Jr., 33, two show cause deferred/installment payment cases, continued to status, April 17.

Shawn D. Renaker, 28, alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense; second-degree disorderly conduct, continued to March 6.

Jeromy Clark, 25, arraignment, not here.

 

PROBATE

Glenn Allen Johnson Jr., application to settle wrongful death case against Kentucky Department of Transportation, hold in abeyance.

Mary Alice Oliver, summons for executor, continued to March 19.

Kaytlyn Skirvin, court notice to plaintiff, family members, remand.

Martha Johnson, inventory, done.

Taylor Fox, inventory, continued to March 5.

Mary K. Cannon, inventory, continued to March 5.

Robert W. Wilson, inventory, court notice to executor and attorney, continued to March 19.

Gabrielle Nicole Kamphouse, inventory due, 60 days from appointment as guardian, filed.

SMALL CLAIMS

Mason and Mefford, Inc. DBA M&M Towing vs. David Skirvin, judgment to plaintiff for $707.56, plus interest and court costs.

Quick Money vs. Brian Meadows, summons, no service.

Quick Money vs. Lanoce Cole, summons, no service.

TRAFFIC

Trisha L. Ellenberger, 34, bench warrant served in Kenton County, not in our jail.

Donald E. Lowe Jr., 47, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license; operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense, bonded out.

Matthew H. Bertke, 30, diversion completion, dismissed.

Donald Cosby, no age given, speeding 20 mph over (limited access), to Department of Transportation.

Jose F. Sandoval, 45, speeding 19 mph over limit, guilty, $38 fine plus pay court costs; no operator’s moped license, dismissed (waived).

Pedro B. Roblero, 25, no operator’s/moped license, amend to no operator’s license in possession, guilty, $50 fine plus pay court costs.

Shirley J. Martinez, 36, speeding 17 mph over limit, to Department of Transportation.

Jesus Balderas, 41, no operator’s/moped license, dismissed, warned.

Sabrina W. Norwood, 20, no operator’s/moped license, amend to no operator’s license in possession, guilty, $50 fine plus pay court costs.

Jeffrey L. Patten, 44, operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense; possession of an alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle, continued to March 6.

Carlos V. Fujartes, 43, careless driving; no operator’s/moped license; failure to produce insurance card; possession of an open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle; operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense, continued to March 20.

David K. Sanchez, 35, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, continued to March 6.

Autumn M. Hall, 20, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, court notice, continued to March 6.

William D. Smith, 26, paid, dismiss.

Trina C. Shaw, 41, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, amend to no operator’s license in possession, guilty, $50 fine plus pay court costs.

Clinton Southerland Jr., 36, no operator’s/moped license, continued to bench trial March 19.

Chance W. Myers, 18, speeding 12 mph over limit, guilty, $24 fine plus pay court costs; no operator’s/moped license, guilty, serve 10 days; failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense, guilty, serve three days plus pay $500 fine, bench warrant.

James H. Daniels, 38, pretrial conference continued to March 6.

Dylan Jack, 21, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense, continued to March 6.

Jason Cochran, 37, no/expired registration plates; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense; operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense, continued to March 6.

Will C. McCarty, 42, speeding 18 mph over (limited access), amend to 10 mph over, guilty, $20 fine, plus pay court costs; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, amend to no operator’s license in possession, guilty, $50 fine; failure to surrender revoked operator’s license, merge.

Allen D. Beard, 44, show cause, deferred/installment payment, needs to start paying, paid $50 today; recalled bench warrant, put back on for today, to show proof of insurance, continued to March 6.

Brian S. Moore, 39, operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense; no/expired registration plates; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense; operating vehicle with expired operator’s license; no motorcycle operator’s license, continued to bench trial March 6.

David N. Marlette, 31, leaving scene of accident/failure to render aid or assistance, continued to bench trial March 6.

Jonathan P. Licklider, 50, careless driving, guilty, $100 fine plus pay court costs; failure to wear seat belt, guilty, $25 fine; failure to produce insurance card, guilty, $50 fine; failure to notify address change to Department of transportation, guilty, $50 fine; possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle, guilty, $25 fine; operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense, guilty, $250 fine plus $375 fee to Alcohol and Drug Education classes, pay court costs, serve four days and suspension of operator’s license for 90 days, defendant failed to appear, forfeit bond.

Scarlett Yvonne Kelhoffer, 51, operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense; possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, continued to bench trial March 6.

William A. Duncan Jr., 47, operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense; failure to produce insurance card; reckless driving, continued to March 20.

Shawn D. Renaker, 28, operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense, continued to March 6.

Cleveland W. Riley, 33, jail, review, he wants to finish time straight (not weekends), jail, serve four days starting Feb. 20.

Keven L. McClain, 41, this was served in Shelby County, he is no longer there, have no bond paper, send notice or bench warrant, not here.

Corey Snow, 22, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, continued to Feb. 27.

 

Indictments

David L. Sackman, 24, was indicted for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first offense, a class C felony, punishable by imprisonment for not less than five years nor more than 10 years in the penitentiary and a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000, in that he knowingly and unlawfully trafficked in a controlled substance drug, namely methamphetamine.

Tiffany A. Smith, 21, was indicted for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first offense, a class C felony, punishable by imprisonment for not less than five years nor more than 10 years in the penitentiary and a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000, in that she knowingly and unlawfully trafficked in a schedule II narcotic drug, namely Oxycodone.

 

Final Judgments

Joshua M. Hoffman, 19, pleaded guilty to theft by unlawful taking with a value of $500 or more, a class D felony, and was sentenced to five years, fined $1,000 and pay court costs, the defendant was placed on probation under the supervision of the Division of Probation and Parole of the State of Kentucky for a period of five years effective Feb. 17, 2014, and is subject to their conditions, he is to serve 180 days incarceration, any cash/property bond posted may be released at this time.

Jacob Hunt, 26, pleaded guilty on count one to theft by unlawful taking, with a value of $500 or more, a class D felony and was sentenced to three years imprisonment and fined $1,000; on count two he pleaded guilty to first-degree possession of a controlled substance, second or more offense, a class D felony and was sentenced to three years imprisonment and fined $1,000; on count three the defendant pleaded guilty to illegal possession of a legend drug, a class B misdemeanor, and was sentenced to 90 days on imprisonment and fined $250; count four he pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor and was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment and fined $500, with said sentences to run concurrent to each other for effectively one three-year sentence, a fine of $1,000, pay public advocacy fee of $600 and pay court costs, he is to pay restitution in the amount of $900 though the Carroll Circuit Court, the Sheriff of Carroll County will deliver the defendant to the custody of the Department of Corrections at such a location within this Commonwealth as the department designates, any cash/property bond posted may be released at this time.

Dale L. McFarland, 34, pleaded guilty on count one to unlawful distribution of a methamphetamine precursor, first offense, a class D felony, and was sentenced to five years imprisonment and fined $1,000; on count two he pleaded guilty to first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first offense, a class D felony, and was sentenced to three years imprisonment and fined $1,000; on count three the defendant pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor and was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment and fined $500; on count four he pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana, a class B misdemeanor, and was sentenced to 45 days imprisonment and fined $250; on count five he pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle under the influence, first offense within a five-year period, he was sentenced to 30 days, and fined $250; on count six he pleaded guilty to failure to use a seat belt, he was fined $25; on count seven he pleaded guilty to failure of owner to maintain required insurance, first offense, and was fined $1,000, with said sentences to run concurrent to each other for effectively one five year sentence, revocation of license for 120 days, a DUI service fee, a fine of $1,000 and pay court costs, the defendant was placed on probation under the supervision of the Division of Probation and Parole of the State of Kentucky for a period of five years effective Feb. 17, 2014, and is subject to their conditions, he is to serve 180 days incarceration, any cash/property bond posted may be released at this time.

Marlana M. McFarland, 27, pleaded guilty on count one to manufacturing methamphetamine, first offense, a class B felony and was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment and fined $1,000; on count two she pleaded guilty to first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first offense, a class D felony, and was sentenced to three years imprisonment and fined $1,000; on count three the defendant pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor and was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment and fined $500; on count four she pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana, a class B misdemeanor, and was sentenced to 45 days imprisonment and fined $250, with said sentences to run concurrent to each other for effectively one 10-year sentence, a fine of $1,000, public advocacy fee of $600 and pay court costs, the Sheriff of Carroll County will deliver the defendant to the custody of the Department of Corrections at such a location within this Commonwealth as the department designates, any cash/property bond posted may be released at this time.

Joshua L. Ricketts, 23, pleaded guilty on count one to first-degree possession of a controlled substance, third or subsequent offense, a class D felony and was sentenced to one year imprisonment and fined $1,000; on count two he pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor and was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment and fined $500, with said sentences to run concurrent to each other for effectively one one-year sentence, fined $1,000, to pay public advocacy fee of $600 and pay court costs, the sentence is to run consecutive to the sentence received by the defendant in the Carroll Circuit Court Case 12CR00134 and any other backup time he has, the Sheriff of Carroll County will deliver the defendant to the custody of the Department of Corrections at such a location within this Commonwealth as the department designates, any cash/property bond posted may be released at this time.

Matthew L. Shelton, 24, pleaded guilty on case No. 13CR00116 to first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first offense, a class D felony and was sentenced to three years imprisonment and fined $1,000; on case No. 13CR00187 he pleaded guilty to two counts of sell/transfer a simulated controlled substance, first offense, class A misdemeanors, and was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment on each and fined $500 on each count, with said sentences to run concurrent to each other for effectively one 12-month sentence, a fine of $500, a public advocacy fee of $600 and pay court costs, with said sentences to run concurrent to the three year sentence received by the defendant in case No. 13CR00116,  the Sheriff of Carroll County will deliver the defendant to the custody of the Department of Corrections at such a location within this Commonwealth as the department designates, any cash/property bond posted may be released at this time.

Vanessa K. Tello, 30, pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first offense, class D felonies, and was sentenced to five years imprisonment on each count and fined $1,000 on each count, on count three she pleaded guilty to first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first offense and was sentenced to three years imprisonment and fined $1,000, with said sentences to run concurrent to each other for effectively one five-year sentence, a fine of $1,000 and pay court costs, the defendant was placed on probation under the supervision of the Division of Probation and Parole of the State of Kentucky for a period of five years effective Feb. 17, 2014, and is subject to their conditions, she is to serve 180 days incarceration, any cash/property bond posted may be released at this time.