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PUBLIC RECORDS

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June 22, 2011

By The Staff

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, June 15-16, 2011, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.

CIVIL

Donna Pennick vs. Wayne Beavis, court trial, continued to July 27.

Teresa Bond vs. Kim Granger, eviction ordered vacate by July 3, 2011.

DOMESTIC

Laura M. Tilley vs. James S. Tilley, domestic violence, to circuit court, divorce pending.

Maria L. Mejia vs. Delmar Roblero, domestic violence, continued to June 16.

Trina M. Wilkins vs. Tommie E. Vaghn, domestic violence, no show.

Belle Brooks vs. Mike Butters, domestic violence, no show.

FELONY

William C. McDole, 51, flagrant non-support, continued to Aug. 24.

Phillip M. Lane, 33, flagrant non-support, dismissed without prejudice.

Danny C. Tharp, 39, flagrant non-support, continued to Aug. 24.

Kim A. Myrick, 42, flagrant non-support, continued to June 16.

Christopher W. Peelman, 27, fugitive from another state, warrant required, waived extradition to Indiana.

Wendall J. Tacket, 22, contempt, bench warrant for amount owed.

Logan K. Barr, no age given, owes $215.50, court notice to defendant, continued to June 30.

Joshua K. Bickers, 21, preliminary hearing, motion to revoke probation, remand motion.

Darren Poe, 26, failure to illuminate head lamps, merge; license to be in possession, proof shown; operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, second offense, guilty, 30 days, serve seven, conditionally discharged balance, $500 fine, $375 fee to Alcohol and Drug Education classes, pay court costs, suspend operators license one year, show cause Nov. 17.

Vernon Smith, 56, theft by deception including cold checks $10,000 or more, preliminary hearing, July 14.

Troy A. Craig, 38, first-degree complicity burglary, no evidence of involvement in the burglary; receiving stolen property under $10,000; license to be in possession; failure to produce insurance card, probable cause established transfer to Grand Jury, July 11.

Jordan A. Mefford, 18, third-degree criminal mischief, bench trial July 14.

Clinton B. Sanders, 33, first-degree burglary; theft by unlawful taking, probable cause established transfer to Grand Jury, July 11.

Danny Story, 35, bench warrant served, was being held in Kenton County, preliminary hearing June 22.

Kim A. Myrick, 42, flagrant non-support, continued to July 13.

MISDEMEANOR

Kenny W. Stephens, 30, alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense; second-degree disorderly conduct, continued to June 30.

Bradley S. Lewis, 29, contempt for failure to pay fines and costs, use $250 of bond and refund balance.

Paul James Jr., 55, bench warrant for failure to pay fines and costs, bond applied.

Mary E. Clift, 22, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense; driving without license/negligence in accident; instructional permit violation, continued to July 14.

Jose D. Zavala, 23, improper display of registration plates;  failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense; driving on DUI suspended license, first offense; third-degree criminal possession of forged instrument, continued to June 30.

Michael S. Lingenfelter, 36, selling alcoholic beverages to minors, first offense, trial in absence June 30.

John Eggerton, 65, alcohol intoxication in a public place, third or more offense within 12 months; contempt of court, in nursing home, continued to Sept. 16.

Dustin S. Collins, 36, operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense; failure to produce insurance card; careless driving; criminal littering, pleaded not guilty, continued to June 30.

Amanda Foster, 24, third-degree terroristic threatening, guilty, Administrative Office of the Courts diversion, continued to Dec. 15, pay court costs.

Mindle L. Noble, 49, excessive windshield/window tinting, guilty, continued to June 30; possession of marijuana, guilty, $200 fine plus court costs, 30 days serve, conditionally discharged; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, proof shown, dismissed; drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, guilty, $250, show cause July 14.

Derrick L. Robinson, 25, possession of marijuana, guilty, $200 fine plus 10 days, pay court costs; drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, guilty $250, bench warrant.

Travis Uchil, no age given, third-degree terroristic threatening, dismissed per County Attorney at request of complaining witness.

Marion T. Waldrop, 42, carrying a concealed weapon, guilty, $250 fine plus seven days, pay court costs; operating on suspended/revoked operators license, guilty, 10 days serve; possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle, guilty, $25 fine; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, guilty, $500 fine, bench warrant.

Charles M. Dolente, 26, possession of marijuana, merge; public intoxication, controlled substance (excludes alcohol), guilty, $250 fine plus court costs, show cause Nov. 17.

Chance E. Hatch, 24, motion to suppress results of breathalyzer, remand, 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, bench trial July 14.

Wilbur Riddle, 31, fraudulent use of credit card under $500 within a six month period, guilty, 30 days, serve three, credit three days served, conditionally discharged balance, to make restitution and pay court costs, show cause Nov. 17.

Billie J. Barnett, 38, possession of marijuana; drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, continued to June 30.

Stacie J. Cox, 29, possession of marijuana, guilty, 90 days conditionally discharged to treatment, destroy all drugs, pay court costs; second-degree possession of a controlled substance, first offense, drug unspecified, merge.

Rodney Hunt, 40, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence with no visible injury, bench trial Aug. 11.

Michael Butters, 40, alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense, merge, evidence destroyed; second-degree fleeing or evading police (on foot), merge; possession of marijuana, guilty, 30 days serve, conditionally discharged to treatment, to get GED and attend Kentucky Alternative Program, $200 fine plus court costs, show cause Nov. 17.

Brian L. Keith, 24, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence with no visible injury, continued to June 30.

Cody L. Embs, 20, no/expired registration plates; operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense; failure to produce insurance card; possession of marijuana; second-degree disorderly conduct; third-degree terroristic threatening, pretrial June 30.

Tracy L. Applegate, 43, falsely reporting an incident; public intoxication of a controlled substance (excludes alcohol), bench trial July 14.

Kelly P. Herald, 31, second-degree disorderly conduct, guilty, 90 days, serve 15, credit time served, conditionally discharged balance, pay court costs; resisting arrest, merge; alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense, merge; fourth-degree assault, domestic violence with minor injury, dismissed by Motion of the Commonwealth, show cause Nov. 17.

Joseph A. Chisholm, 31, contempt for failure to do 30 hours of public service works, bench warrant executed at Shelby County Detention Center, Shelby County.

J.C. Ross, 38, possession of a controlled substance, first offense, drug unspecified, guilty, 365 days, serve 60 days, conditionally discharged balance, pay court costs, follow Circuit Court conditions, show cause Nov. 17.

Robert D. Horine, 49, driving DUI suspended license, first offense, guilty, 90 days, serve 14, conditionally discharged balance; possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle, merge; operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, second offense, guilty, 90 days, serve 14, (credit time served), conditionally discharged balance, time to run concurrent, $500 fine plus $375 fee to Alcohol and Drug Education classes, suspend operator’s license one year; no/expired registration plates, merge.

Jeremy Harris, 27, bench warrant executed for failure to pay, serving three and one half years for Owen Circuit Court, check if in penitentiary.

Patrick D. Mefford, 35, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence with minor injury, to have no contact with victim; alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense; second-degree disorderly conduct, continued to June 30.

Bambi Stephens, no age given, third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor, continued to Sept. 21.

Paul James Jr., 55, contempt owes $75, restitution and $546.75 in fees and costs, continued to Sept. 22.

PROBATE

Donald Walker, statement was filed, needs to be approved, needs to be advertised, then approved.

William Weaver, settlement, continued to June 27.

Dorothy S. Berry, settlement, court notice to attorney, continued to June 29.

George Spenneberg Jr., inventory, continued to July 27.

SMALL CLAIMS

Daniel Tandy vs. Charles Schontz, amend to The Cottages of Carrollton, LLC as the proper defendant, judgment to plaintiff for $521.94 plus interest and court costs.

TRAFFIC

Rachel R. Blackburn, 27, motion hour, remand.

Brandon Walker, 19, improper passing; operating on suspended/revoked operators license, continued to June 30.

Gregory A. Wentworth, 22, speeding 18 mph over (limited access), guilty, $36 fine plus court costs; failure to wear seat belts, guilty, $25 fine; failure to produce insurance card, guilty, $500 fine plus three days serve, conditionally discharged to Kentucky Alternative Program for six months, pay court costs.

Nathaneal R. Gilbertson, 22, speeding 10 mph over limit; no/expired registration plates; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, trial in absence June 30.

Johnny J. Jones III, 26, speeding 15 mph over (limited access); no operators/moped license, trial in absence June 30.

Latrese V. Davis, 24, permit unlicensed operator to operate motor vehicle, trial in absence June 30.

Brian D. Brown, 27, failure to wear seat belts, guilty, $25 fine plus court costs; failure to produce insurance card, proof shown.

Jasmine N. Latham, 22, speeding 18 mph over (limited access); failure to produce insurance card, trial in absence June 30.

Ernist Horine, 51, operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense; failure to or improper signal, pleaded not guilty, pretrial June 30.

Brandon K. Zinsious, 21, speeding 21 mph over (limited access); failure to produce insurance card, continued to June 30.

Juanita S. Harmon, 52, failure to produce insurance card, proof shown.

Kyle R. Romans, 22, failure to wear seat belts; failure to produce insurance card, continued to July 14.

Kisha Smith, 19, operating on suspended/revoked operators license; failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense; improper equipment, continued to June 30.

Kevin Herald, 40, failure to wear seat belts; license to be in possession; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, trial in absence June 30.

Ashley Hand, 29, speeding 12 mph over limit, paid in full; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, proof in file.

Duncan G. Smith, 24, failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, trial in absence, June 30.

Randy A. Taylor, 30, failure to wear seat belts; license to be in possession, trial in absence June 30.

Charles H. Sparks Jr., 20, careless driving; following another vehicle too closely; license to be in possession; inadequate silencer (muffler), bench trial July 14.

Neil J. Brown, 25, speeding 10 mph over limit; operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense; failure to wear seat belts; possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle; failure to produce insurance card,  pleaded not guilty, continued to June 30.

Tyrone L. Jester, 65, improper signal; failure to wear seat belts; failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation, operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense, continued to June 30.

Jesus Jimenez, 36, failure to wear seat belts; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, trial in absence June 30.

Dominic Skinner, no age given, disregarding traffic regulations, first offense, guilty, $50 fine plus court costs; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, proof shown; possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle, merge.

Charles Tuttle, 27, speeding 12 mph over limit, to State Traffic School, pay court costs; improper registration plate, proof shown, dismissed; failure of owner to maintain required insurance, second offense, proof shown, dismissed.

Manuel I. Luna, 23, no brake lights (passenger vehicle), dismissed; no operator’s/moped license, dismissed; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, proof shown.

Kendra Mefford, 20, failure to wear seat belts; license to be in possession; operating vehicle with expired operator’s license; failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation, trial in absence, June 30.

Paula Wise, 43, failure to wear seat belts, guilty, $25 fine, pay court costs; failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation, proof shown, dismissed.

Amanda L. Summers, 23, failure to wear seat belts; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, continued to June 30.

Ivan Ruiz, 22, no operator’s/moped license, proof shown.

Ernest V. McKeand, 38, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license; no/expired registration plates; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense; failure to produce insurance card; failure to register transfer of motor vehicle; failure to surrender revoked operator’s license, trial in absence, July 14.

Sabrina L. Hayes, 38, operating on suspended/revoked operators license, trial in absence June 30.

Billy J. Barkley, no age given, failure to wear seat belts,  $25 fine plus court costs, paid in full, failure to produce insurance card, proof shown, dismissed; improper display of registration plates, proof shown, dismissed; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, proof shown, dismissed.

Angela Beach, 23, failure to wear seat belts; failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense, continued to June 30; disregarding stop sign, paid in full.

Walter Mack Jr., 42, speeding 10 mph over (limited access), guilty, $20 fine plus court costs; no operators/moped license, amend to no operator’s license in possession, guilty, $50 fine.

Kyle T. Sidley, 20, speeding 15 mph over limit, guilty, $30 fine plus court costs; failure to produce insurance card, guilty, $500 fine plus three days serve, bench warrant.

Brittany N. Johnson, 21, pretrial conference, speeding; reckless driving; operating on suspended operator’s license, no insurance, bench warrant $500.

Nancy Hagan, 56, driving too fast for traffic conditions; operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, bench trial July 14.

Robert T. Walker, 47, speeding 10 mph over (limited access), guilty, $20 fine plus court costs, show cause Oct. 20.

Lydia J. Witt, 46, speeding 21 mph over (limited access), amend to 10 mph over, guilty, $20 fine plus court costs.

Jason R. Proctor, 33, operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense, amend to careless driving, guilty, $100 fine plus court costs; rear license not illuminated, merge, show cause Nov. 17.

Deeta McCormick, 48, leaving scene of accident/failure to render aid or assistance, guilty, 30 days conditionally discharged; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, guilty, $500 fine plus three days serve, conditionally discharged, pay court costs, has no vehicle now, Kentucky Alternative Program to monitor, make restitution, show cause Nov. 17.

Joseph B. Bush, 39, speeding 14 mph over (limited access); operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license; failure to surrender revoked operator’s license; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, bench warrant $5,000.

Kennith Otter, 22, set aside conviction, count one, two and four, proof shown; no seat belts, $25 fine plus court costs; no operator’s license, amend to no operator’s license in possession, $50 fine.

Daniel B. Poe, 35, speeding 15 mph over limit, merge; failure to wear seat belts, merge; failure to produce insurance card, merge; careless driving, merge; failure to or improper signal, merge; possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle, 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, pay court costs, suspend operator’s license 30 days.

Cody A. Proctor, 21, improper equipment; operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense, bench trial June 30.

Anthony Mahoney, 38, bond/amended to allow work; 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, pretrial July 28.

Gerald Williams, 40, speeding 26 mph over/greater; improper passing; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license; operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs with BAC 0.08, first offense, pretrial July 14.

INDICTMENTS

Sheila L. Sexton, 35, the Commonwealth’s attorney charges that on or about May 9, 2011, the defendant committed the crime of first-degree possession of a controlled substance, second or subsequent offense, a class C felony, punishable by imprisonment for not less than five years nor more than 10 years and a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000, in that she knowingly and unlawfully possessed a controlled substance, namely Oxycontin, a schedule II narcotic drug, second or subsequent offense.

Brittany Mazza, 18, was indicted for theft by unlawful taking or disposition of property with a value of $500 or more, a class D felony, punishable by imprisonment for not less than one year nor more than five years and a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000, in that she unlawfully took or exercised control over movable property of another, namely batteries with a value of $500 or more with the intent to deprive the owner thereof.

Patrick McGlennen Jr., 21, was indicted for theft by unlawful taking or disposition of property with a value of $500 or more, a class D felony, punishable by imprisonment for not less than one year nor more than five years and a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000, in that he unlawfully took or exercised control over movable property of another, namely batteries with a value of $500 or more with the intent to deprive the owner thereof; on count two the defendant was indicted for becoming a second-degree persistent felony offender, punishable by imprisonment for not less than five years nor more than 10 years in that he is more than 21 years of age and stands convicted of a felony after having been convicted of a prior felony, namely by Final Judgment of the Owen Circuit Court entered on or about Sept. 21, 2010, for the offense of third-degree complicity to burglary and first-degree criminal mischief, that the defendant was sentenced to a term of imprisonment of one year or more, that he was over the age of 18 at the time the offense was committed and he completed service of the sentence imposed within five years prior to the date of the commission of the felony for which he now stands convicted, or he was on or discharged from probation, parole, conditional discharge, conditional release, furlough, appeal bond, or any other form of legal release from any of the previous felony convictions at the time of commission of the felony for which he now stands convicted within five years prior to the date of commission of the felony for which he now stands convicted. 

Deric C. Moore, 18, was indicted for committing the crime of theft by unlawful taking or disposition of property with a value of $500 or more, a class D felony, punishable by imprisonment for not less than one year nor more than five years and a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000, in that he unlawfully took or exercised control over movable property of another, namely batteries with a value of $500 or more with the intent to deprive the owner thereof.

Jessica H. Nickerson, 39, was indicted for first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first offense, a class D felony, punishable by imprisonment for not less than one year nor more than five years and a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000, in that she knowingly and unlawfully possessed a controlled substance, namely Methamphetamine, first offense; on count two she was indicted for committing the crime of possession of marijuana, a class A misdemeanor, punishable by imprisonment for not more than 12 months in the county jail, and/or a fine of not more than $500, in that she knowingly and unlawfully possessed marijuana; on count three she was indicted for possession of drug paraphernalia, first offense, a class A misdemeanor, punishable by imprisonment for not more than 12 months in the county jail, and/or a fine of not more than $500, in that she possessed drug paraphernalia.

Christopher A. Lee, 28, was indicted for second-degree assault, a class C felony, punishable by imprisonment for not less than five years nor more than 10 years and a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000, in that he intentionally or wantonly or by means of a dangerous instrument caused serious physical injury to Joey Meadows Jr.

FINAL JUDGMENTS

Kyle D. Arvin, 33, pleaded guilty to count one, manufacturing Methamphetamine, first offense, a class B felony and was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $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 five years and a fine of $1,000; on counts three through 22 he pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a Methamphetamine precursor, first offense, a class D felony and was sentenced to five years on each count and a fine of $1,000 on each count, with said sentences to run concurrent to each other for effectively one 10 year sentence, a fine of $1,000 and court costs, the defendant was credited with time spent in custody, namely 101 days as of June 6, 2011, the Sheriff of Carroll County, will deliver the defendant to the custody of the Department of Corrections at such location within this Commonwealth as the department designates, any cash/property bond posted may be released at this time.

Lincoln E. Johnson, 35, pleaded guilty on counts one through four to unlawful distribution of a Methamphetamine precursor, first offense, a class D felony, and was sentenced to five years on each count and fined $1,000 on each count, with said sentences to run concurrent to each other for effectively one five year sentence and a fine of $1,000 and court costs, the defendant was placed on probation under the supervision of the Division of Probation and Parole of the State of Kentucky for five years, the defendant will serve 180 days incarceration, and is credited with time spent in custody, namely 96 days as of June 6, 2011, any cash/property bond posted may be released at this time.

Stella R. Williamson, 26, pleaded guilty on counts one through four to unlawful distribution of a Methamphetamine precursor, first offense, a class D felony, and was sentenced to three and a half years on each count and fined $1,000 on each count, with said sentences to run concurrent to each other for effectively one three and a half year sentence and a fine  of $1,000 and court costs, the defendant was placed on probation under the supervision of the Division of Probation and Parole of the State of Kentucky for five years, the defendant will serve 180 days incarceration, and is credited with time spent in custody, namely 95 days as of June 6, 2011, any cash/property bond posted may be released at this time.