District Court news: April 13, 2017

Published 2:16 am Friday, April 14, 2017

Cases heard in Lincoln District Court. List includes names of those charged who are not identified as minors.

FEBRUARY 27
Nikki Fairchild, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance 1st. Plea of guilty. $1,000 fine, $900 probated and costs.
Michael L. Fritts, leaving scene of accident/failure to render aid or assistance amended to failure to file accident report, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security 1st and license to be in possession – merged. Plea of guilty. $100 fine and costs; and $1,000 fine, $900 probated, respectively.
Anthony Russell, criminal trespassing 3rd degree. Plea of guilty. $50 fine and costs.
Larry A. Delaney, criminal trespassing 3rd degree. Dismissed with leave.

MARCH 1
Ethan B. Russell, operate motor vehicle under influence of alcohol/drugs, etc. .08 1st off amended to under 21 DUI. Plea of guilty. $200 fine, costs and 30 days license suspension.
James R. Followell, operate motor vehicle under influence alcohol/drugs, .08 2nd offense amended to alcohol intoxication 1st, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security 1st and improper display of registration plates. Plea of guilty to alcohol intoxication and failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security charges. $100 fine and costs; and $1,000 fine, $900 probated, respectively. Remaining charges dismissed.
Brandon Gill, failure to wear seat belts – merged, operate motor vehicle under influence alcohol/drugs, etc. .08 1st offense and possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle – merged. Plea of guilty. $200 fine, $375 service fee, costs, counseling and 30 days license suspension.

MARCH 2
Daniel S. Adams, driving on DUI suspended license 1st offense amended to 186.620. Plea of guilty. $100 fine.
Christina Bell, disorderly conduct 2nd degree and resisting arrest. Dismissed with prejudice.
Conner Howard, criminal mischief 3rd degree. Failed to appear. Bench warrant.
Justin Sowers, harassing communications. Continued to 8-3. To dismiss if no contact with complaining witness or her property.

MARCH 6
Shawn Haight, criminal mischief 3rd degree. Plea of guilty. $250 fine – suspended, 90 days, to serve 10 days (credit) balance probated 2 years on condition of no further offenses and restitution of $800.
Curtis L. McCosky, theft by unlawful taking or disp shoplifting under $500. Plea of guilty. $100 fine, 40 days, to serve 10 days (credit) balance probated 2 years on condition of no further offenses.
Michael Messer, giving officer false name or address. Plea of guilty. $100 fine, 90 days, to serve 10 days (credit) balance probated 2 years on condition of no further offenses.
Edgar Lee Rowland, violation of Kentucky EPO/DVO. Plea of guilty. $100 fine, 60 days, to serve 5 days (credit) balance probated 2 years on condition of no further offenses.
Eric Taylor, public intoxication controlled substance (excludes alcohol). Plea of guilty. 5 days to serve.
Jeffery Gene Edgington, reckless driving, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license and improper display of registration plates. Plea of not guilty. Pretrial conference 4-20.
Jeff Adkins, theft by unlawful taking or disp shoplifting under $500. Plea of guilty. $100 fine, 40 days, to serve 10 days (credit) balance probated 2 years on condition of no further offenses (KAP) and no contact with Save-A-Lot.
Gary Britton, 2 counts of theft by deception include cold checks under $500. Plea of guilty. Restitution of $38.83, fee and costs; and $46.43 restitution.
Joie Thomas Brown, possession of marijuana. Dismissed without prejudice. Refer to county attorney.
Justin Brown, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security 1st and no/expired registration plates. Dismissed on proof.
Richard Crawley, failure to wear seat belts, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, improper registration plate, failure to produce insurance card and no/expired Kentucky registration receipt. Failed to appear. Notify Department of Transportation.
Richard O. Crawley, all other traffic offenses not listed. Failed to appear. Notify Department of Transportation.
Caleb Dillingham, speeding 24 mph over limit, license to be in possession and failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance 1st. Plea of guilty to speeding and failure of non-owner operator to maintain insurance charges. $48 fine and costs; and $1,000 fine, $900 suspended and costs, respectively. Remaining charge dismissed.
Charity East, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security 1st and improper equipment – merged. Plea of guilty. $1,000 fine, $900 suspended and costs.
Bradley A. Foster, no/expired registration plates. Dismissed on proof.
David K. Fugate, no/expired registration plates – merged, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt – merged and failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security 1st. Plea of guilty. $1,000 fine, $900 suspended and costs.
Jordan Alan Godshalk, speeding 26 mph over/greater, failure to produce insurance card and reckless driving – merged. Plea of guilty to speeding charge. $92 fine and costs. Remaining charge dismissed.
Billy Goodin, assault 4th degree domestic violence minor injury. Failed to appear. Bench warrant.
Kimberly G. Griffin, theft by unlawful taking or disp shoplifting under $500. Plea of guilty. $100 fine, 40 days, to serve 10 days (credit) balance probated 2 years on condition of no further offenses (KAP).
Keisha Hafley, theft by deception include cold checks under $500. Failed to appear. Bench warrant.
Timothy Hall, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license. Plea of not guilty. Pretrial conference 4-20.
Jeffrey Helton, no/expired registration plates and no/expired Kentucky registration receipt. Dismissed on proof.
Harold Herring, failure to wear seat belts and license to be in possession. Plea of guilty to failure to wear seat belts charge. $25 fine. Remaining charge dismissed.
Christopher A. Hooker, vehicle a nuisance, noisy, etc and no/expired registration plates. Dismissed.
Jared Edward Martin, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, no/expired registration plates, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security 1st and improper display of registration plates. Plea of guilty to failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security 1st charge. $1,000 fine, $900 suspended and costs. Remaining charges dismissed.
Dakota B. Means, theft by unlawful taking/disp – firearm. Plea of not guilty. Waived to grand jury.
Gary Merrell, careless driving and no operator’s/moped license. Failed to appear. Notify Department of Transportation.
Robert B. Miller, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license and obstructed vision and/or windshield. Failed to appear. Bench warrant.
Donald S. Needham, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt and failure to produce insurance card amended to no insurance 1st. Failed to appear. Notify Department of Transportation.
Jamie Newby, speeding 15 mph over limit and no/expired registration plates. Plea of guilty to speeding charge. To attend STS and costs. Remaining charge dismissed.
Nester W. Ortiz, traffic in marijuana 8 oz.to less than 5 lbs. 1st offense and cultivation of marijuana 5 or more plants 1st offense. Failed to appear. Bench warrant.
Jimmy Pagel, operate motor vehicle under influence of alcohol/drugs, etc. .08 1st offense. Plea of guilty. $200 fine, $375 service fee, costs, counseling, 30 days license suspension and 30 days probated 2 years on condition of no further offenses.
Roger Pastrana, no operator’s/moped license. Plea of guilty. $50 fine and costs.
Connie S. Peck, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, no/expired registration plates and failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation. Dismissed with leave.
Brian Rayburn, failure to wear seat belts, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, license to be in possession and obstructed vision and/or windshield. Plea of not guilty. Pretrial conference 4-20.
Charles Reed, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt and no/expired registration plates. Dismissed on proof.
Tammy G. Sears, speeding 15 mph over limit, disregarding traffic control device – traffic light – merged, no/expired registration plates and failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security 1st. Plea of guilty to speeding and failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security charges. $30 fine and costs; and $1,000 fine, $900 suspended and costs, respectively. Remaining charge dismissed.
Billy Watkins, theft by deception include cold checks under $500. Dismissed.
Shannon L. Christian, traffic in controlled substance 1st offense (>=2 gms methamphetamine). Waived to grand jury with counsel.
Jessica Heller, impersonating a peace officer amended to attempted. Dismissed without prejudice.
Jeremy Southerland, theft by unlawful taking all others $500 or more but under $10,000. Discharged.