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Carroll County District Court Public Records: Week of May 11, 2011

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Items 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, May 4 and 5, 2011, in Carroll County District Court, with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.

CIVIL

Bonnie Pate vs. John D. Pate, motion for show cause, order signed, contempt, serve 30 days, bench warrant.

Carroll County Memorial Hospital vs. Michelle E. Ratliff, notice to dismiss for lack of prosecution, dismissed.

Carroll County Memorial Hospital vs. Gregory Damron, notice to dismiss for lack of prosecution, dismissed.

Kenneth Mullins vs. Ronald Chadwell et al, motion to take deposition, order signed.

Jeco Properties, LLC vs. Jason Horton et al, continued to May 5.

Jennifer Shepherd vs. Keith Carmack, motion to set medical insurance, order signed.

DOMESTIC

Jason D. Herrell vs. Jody D. Herrell, motion to amend prior order to drop Domestic Violence Order, order signed, dismissed.

Nancy Ann Hathaway vs. Norman R. Staples, domestic violence, dismissed.

FELONY

Ian T. Cruz, 18, first-degree wanton endangerment; alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense, continued to May 12.

Patrick McGlennen, 20, theft by unlawful taking, over $300; second-degree fleeing or evading police (on foot), continued to May 19.

Timothy S. Beach, 18, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess; first-degree possession of a controlled substance/drug unspecified, first offense, preliminary hearing May 19.

Mary McKinney, 33, theft by deception including cold checks under $10,000, amend to theft by deception under, guilty, 30 days, conditionally discharged, to make restitution and pay court costs; second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, amend to third-degree, guilty, $200, apply bond.

Travis Peelman, 33, theft by deception including cold checks under $10,000, preliminary hearing May 19.

Kevin W. O’Connor, 41, second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance/drug unspecified, first offense; no operators/moped license, probable cause established, transfer to grand jury May 9.

Kathy M. Meadows, 53, second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first offense, probable cause established, transfer to grand jury May 9.

Stacie J. Cox, 29, second-degree hindering prosecution or apprehension, merge; second-degree possession of a controlled substance, first offense, (Methamphetamine), amend to second-degree possession of a controlled substance, 365 days, serve 15, credit 14 days, to assessment and report to probation, forfeit evidence; drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, merge; first-degree unlawful transaction with a minor, controlled substance, physical injury, amend to third-degree unlawful transaction, 365 days, serve 15, credit 14 days, time to run concurrent.

MISDEMEANOR

Donald C. Fornash, 20, alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense, guilty, $25 fine plus court costs; carrying a concealed deadly weapon, guilty, 365 days, serve 15, conditionally discharged balance, credit five days served, three consecutive weekends OK.

Lee Cobb, 18, alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense, guilty, $25 fine (waive); indecent exposure, first offense, guilty, 30 days serve.

Michael Sewell, 31, possession of marijuana, guilty; controlled substance prescription not in original container, first offense; drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, guilty; second-degree possession of a controlled substance, unspecified, first offense, guilty, sentencing will be held May 5.

Jeremy S. Tharp, 30, possession of marijuana; drug paraphernalia, buy/possess; second-degree possession of a controlled substance/drug unspecified, first offense, continued to May 5.

Mike L. Dixon, 32, alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense, guilty, $25 fine plus court costs; second-degree fleeing or evading police, (on foot), guilty, 30 days conditionally discharged.

Bobby H. Snow, 59, alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense; possession of marijuana, bonded out.

Michael Sewell, 31, possession of marijuana, guilty, 30 days conditionally discharged, $200 fine plus court costs; controlled substance prescription not in original container, first offense, guilty, $100 fine; drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, merge; second-degree possession of a controlled substance/drug unspecified, first offense, guilty, 365 days serve, conditionally discharged, reporting to probation and parole, destroy all evidence.

Jeremy S. Tharp, 30, possession of marijuana; drug paraphernalia, buy/possess; second-degree possession of a controlled substance/drug unspecified, first offense, probable cause, dismissed (all).

Amy C. Martin, 35, theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting, continued to June 2.

Sarah Funston, 26, status hearing, has till Aug. 11 to pay.

Johnny A. Harris, 47, alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense; failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense; no/expired registration plates, bench trial June 2.

Jeremy S. Harris, 27, two counts of theft by deception, including cold checks under $500, trial in absence May 19.

Billie J. Barnett, 38, possession of marijuana; drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, trial in absence June 2.

Stacie J. Cox, 29, possession of marijuana; second-degree possession of a controlled substance/drug unspecified, continued to June 2.

Adam J. Coghill, 32, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence with minor injury, guilty, court diversion until Aug. 11, pay court costs.

Michael R. Marksberry, 23, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, guilty, $250 fine plus court costs; possession, bath salts, guilty, 30 days serve, conditionally discharged to assessment.

Wilma R. Jones, 29, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence with minor injury, guilty, court diversion until Nov. 3, pay court costs.

Alison M. Coyle, 28, theft by deception including cold checks under $500, trial in absence May 19.

Herbert K. Courtney, 40, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence with minor injury; controlled substance prescription not in original container, continued to May. 19.

Norman R. Staples, 44, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence with minor injury, stipulation, probable cause, dismissed.

Ralph E. Frazier, 55, alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense, guilty, $25 fine plus court costs.

Donald R. Keeley, 38, possession of marijuana; drug paraphernalia, buy/possess; failure to notify address change to DOT, proof shown, continued to May 19.

Steven A. Jones, 43, show cause hearing, to have proof of anger management, bench warrant for amount owed.

Jimmy Logsdon, no age given, motion to withdraw sustained, seven counts of theft by deception including cold checks under $500, bench warrant, $1,000.

Howard Taylor, no age given, fourth-degree assault with minor injury, six months diversion.

Rebecca Shouse, 25, controlled substance prescription not in original container, guilty, 90 days, conditionally discharged to Kentucky Alternative Program for assessment and treatment.

Wenonah Cummings, no age given, harassment, no physical contact, three months in court diversion, continued to Aug. 11.

Justin L. Combs, 22, fourth-degree assault with minor injury, in court diversion for six months, continued to Nov. 3.

Jesse Short, no age given, third-degree terroristic threatening, guilty, 30 days conditionally discharged; ordered to stay away from victim, pay court costs.

Earl M. Combs, 19, third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor, guilty, diversion, continued to Aug 11, pay court costs; alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense, guilty.

Chance E. Hatch, 24, speeding 16 mph over limit; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense; operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense; drug paraphernalia, buy/ possess, continued to June 16.

Michael Dixon, 32, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence with minor injury, bench trial May 19.

Jessie H. Riley, 34, violation of Kentucky Emergency Protective Order/Domestic Violence Order, guilty, court diversion continued to Nov. 3, pay court costs.

Jennifer Lee Warren, 32, theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting; public intoxication, possession of a controlled substance (excludes alcohol), continued to June 2.

Penny L. Brown, 33, theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting, guilty, 44 days, serve four, credit four days, conditionally discharged balance, stay out of Dollar Store.

PROBATE

Jennifer Taulbee, settlement, remand.

Donald Walker, settlement, continued to May 18.

William Weaver, settlement continued to May 18.

Mary Alice Oliver, settlement, continued one year, filed periodic settlement.

George Spenneberg Jr., review, continued for six months.

Betty Jean Marlette, inventory, continued to May 18.

Warren H. Ott, inventory, filed.

Carolina J. Williams, probate hearing, order signed.

Leoma Shobert, probate hearing, order signed.

SMALL CLAIMS

Sabol and Associates LLC vs. Matthew L. Hibbard, served but is in Kenton County Jail on circuit charges, defendant needs to be appointed a guardian ad litem, however check with plaintiff to see if they are proceeding with the case first. If not, don’t appoint guardian ad litem.

Rodney Brightwell vs. Chris Keller et al, no show, remand.

TRAFFIC

Brittany N. Johnson, 21, bench warrant executed, continued to May 19.

Anthony Mahoney, 38, unauthorized use of motor vehicle first offense; failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense; operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense, bond $1,000, to be under house arrest, have no alcohol or drugs, have substance treatment, continued to May 19.

Gerald Williams, 40, speeding 26 mph over/greater; improper passing; operating on suspended/revoked operators license; operating a motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense, refused alcohol test, pretrial suspension of operators license, continued to May 19.

Teresa L. Jackson, 43, no operator’s license, amend to no operators license in possession, guilty, $50 fine plus court costs; failure to surrender suspended/revoked operator’s license, dismissed.

William t. Kopp, 24, following another vehicle too closely; operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, continued to May 19.

Kennith Otter, 22, expired registration plates, expired registration receipt; no operators license, no insurance, no seat belt, continued to May 19.

Vicki A. Bright, 44, no operators/moped license, continued to May 19.

Anthony R. Humphrey, 18, speeding 13mph over limit, guilty, $26 fine plus court costs; failure to produce insurance card, guilty, $500 fine plus three days serve, conditionally discharged to Kentucky Alternative Program for six months.

Christine N. Dean, 24, failure to wear seat belt; failure to produce insurance card, trial in absence May 19.

Kim J. Hae, 53, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, trial in absence May 19.

Malik K. Kurbanov, 40, speeding 26 mph or over (limited access), amend to 20 mph over, guilty, $40 fine plus court costs; failure to wear seat belt, guilty, $25 fine; reckless driving, merge; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, dismissed.

Olivia R. Nestor, 21, speeding 26 mph over/greater, merge; reckless driving, amend to careless operating, guilty, to State Traffic School, pay court costs; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, proof shown.

Joseph A. Moore, 31, failure to wear seat belt; failure to produce insurance card; no/expired registration plates; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt; license to be in possession, trial in absence, May 19.

Jorge G. Roblero, 22, reckless driving, merge; operating 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 court costs, suspend operators license 90 days; no operators/moped license, dismissed.

Robert Garrett, 34, operating on suspended/revoked operators license; failure to wear seat belt; disregarding stop sign, continued to May 19.

Francis Mulenzi, 23, failure to produce insurance card; careless driving, trial in absence May 19.

Megan Barnett, 32, speeding 25 mph over limit; failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation, trial in absence two weeks.

Jamill I. Greene, 22, speeding 16 mph over limit, $32 fine plus court costs; no/expired registration plates, proof shown, dismissed, paid in full.

Jason E. Arvin, 33, speeding 15 mph over limit, paid in full; failure to produce insurance card, proof shown, dismissed.

Neil J. Brown, 45, disregarding stop sign, guilty, $25 fine plus court costs.

Yesenia M. Mendoza, 22, disregarding stop sign, guilty, $25 fine plus court costs; no operators/moped license, dismissed.

Elmer W. Toler, 45, failure to wear seat belt; operating on suspended/revoked operators license; failure to surrender revoked operators license, trial in absence May 19.

Gary M. Warren, no age given, operating on suspended/revoked operators license; no/expired registration plates, trial in absence May 19.

Steven A. Jones, 43, show cause hearing, bench warrant for amount owed.

Charles H. Sparks Jr., 20, no/expired registration plates, proof shown; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, proof shown; license to be in possession, continued to June 2.

Ronald E. Gray, 53, speeding 20 mph over (limited access), guilty, $40 fine plus court costs; operating on suspended/revoked operators license, guilty, 10 days serve, bench warrant.

Richard Morningstar, 60, operating with/inactive/cancelled/revoked weight distance tax license, guilty, $100 fine plus court costs; failure to add taxable unit to taxable inventory, guilty, $100 fine; unified carrier registration act violations, guilty, $100, show cause June 2.

Trista M. Jones, 21, no/expired registration plates, guilty, $50 fine plus court costs.

Eric D. Casanova, 18, speeding 21 mph over (limited access), guilty, $42 fine plus court costs; failure to produce insurance card, guilty, $500 fine plus three days serve, bench warrant.

Danny C. Tharp, 39, failure to wear seat belt, guilty, $25 fine, plus court costs; failure to produce insurance card, proof shown.

Joseph B. Bush, 39, speeding 14 mph over (limited access); operating on suspended/revoked operators license; failure to surrender revoked operators license; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, bench trial June 2.

Wilma R. Jones, 29, failure to wear seat belt, guilty, $25 fine plus court costs; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, guilty,  $500 fine plus three days serve, conditionally discharged to Kentucky Alternative Program for six months, probation, conditionally discharged, order suspension of operators license; no/expired registration plates, proof shown.

Daniel B. Poe, 35, speeding 15 mph over limit; failure to wear seat belt; failure to produce insurance card; careless driving; failure to or improper signal; possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle; operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense, bench trial June 16.

Robert T. Walker, 47, speeding 20 mph over (limited access), amend to 10 mph over, continued to June 16.

Lydia J. Witt, 46, speeding 21 mph over (limited access), continued to June 16.

Rhonda C. Barber, 53, careless driving, merge; operating 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 court costs, suspend operators license 90 days.

Cody A. Proctor, 21, improper equipment; operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense, continued to May 19.

Boston J. Braden, 27, operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense; failure to produce insurance card; rear license not illuminated, continued to June 2.

Bobby L. Snow II, 21, to make monthly payments, paid $40.

Noe P. Ramirez, 22, trial held in absence, forfeit bond,

Keisha D. Smith, 19, show cause hearing, continued to Aug. 11.

Francisco J. Gomez, 24, inadequate silencer (muffler), merge; operating on suspended/revoked operators license, amend to no operators license in possession, guilty, $50 fine plus court costs; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, proof shown; operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, second offense, guilty, $350 fine plus $375 fee to Alcohol and Drug Education classes, serve seven days, (credit two days), suspend operators license one year.

Dilipkumar J. Patel, 39, speeding 15 mph over (limited access), dismissed; operating 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, pay court costs, suspend operators license 90 days; careless driving, dismissed.

James T. Montgomery, 60, operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense; failure to produce insurance card; careless driving; possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle, plea May 19.

Daniel W. Hardin, 29, operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense; careless driving, bench trial June 2.

Bernard W. Garrett, 37, operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense; rear license not illuminated; failure to or improper signal, bench trial May 19.