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The following decisions were rendered Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010, in Carroll County District Court, with the Hon. Elizabeth Chandler presiding.
Ellen Nicole Weaver vs. James Brandon Hill, motion hour, continued to Dec. 8.
Sherry Hoyt vs. Theadore Hoyt, Emergency Protective Order needs to be re-issued, order signed.
Tonya L. Hartman, 36, flagrant non-support, preliminary hearing Jan. 5.
William C. McDole, no age give, flagrant non-support, preliminary hearing Dec. 2.
James Foreman, 34, show cause/installment payment, continued to Jan. 6.
Whitney N. Caldwell, 23, theft by unlawful taking, guilty, 45 days serve 4; third-degree possession, continued to Dec. 9; giving officer false name, continued first appearance Dec. 9.
Norma Jean Firestone, probate hearing, probated.
Ruby Joann Childers Osborne, settlement, filed.
Hazel M. Coombs, settlement, filed.
Sallee Eckler, inventory, continued to Dec. 8.
Donny Ray Quinton Hornsby, Jr., other hearing, appointed guardian.
Jennifer Skilynn Hornsby, other hearing, appointed guardian.
Cash Express LLC vs. Dustin Deboard, court trial, no service.
Cash Express LLC vs. Jason Moore, court trial, no service.
Caleb A. Service, 23, careless driving, merge; failure to wear seat belts, merge; possess open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle, merge; operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense, guilty, $200 fine, $375 fee to Alcohol and Drug Education classes, 90 days suspended operators license.
Rigoberto Zavala Lopez, 36, unauthorized use of motor vehicle, first offense; no operators/moped license; failure to wear seat belts; operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense; bench warrant executed for failure to pay fine; contempt owes $3,674.35, pretrial Dec. 2.
Matthew Smitson, 26, do not have bench warrant returned served, continued to Dec. 9.
Paul A. Boyce, 39, owes $273 plus 15 days, serve 15 days credit time served, show cause Feb. 17.
Bridgett C. Coghill, 49, careless driving; failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation; operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense, pretrial Dec. 9.
Cory M. Stewart, 19, improper use of left lane/overtaking vehicle; no operators/moped license, continued to Dec. 16.