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Court report: July 18, 2016

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District court

The following cases were heard by Honorable Judge Charles R. Hickman

Criminal final

Eric L. Shelton, Robbery 2nd degree – guilty – 7 years probated, 5 years probation.

Landon P. Johnson, tampering with physical evidence, fleeing or evading police, leaving scene of accident/ failure to render aid or assistance, operating motor vehicle under the influence of drugs/ alcohol 1st offense – guilty – $375 in fines, 2 years probated, 5 years probation.

LaDraper Morris, trafficking in controlled substance (heroin), drug paraphernalia, persistent felony offender – guilty – $135 in court costs, 3-year imprisonment.

Zachary S. Pen well, promoting contraband – guilty – 2 years probated, 4 years probation.

Morris Powell Jr., burglary 2nd degree, theft by unlawful taking under $10,000, theft by unlawful taking (firearm) – guilty – 8 years probated, pay restitution, 5 years probation.

LaDraper Morris, trafficking in controlled substance (heroin) 2nd offense – guilty – $135 in court costs, 8 years imprisonment.

Larry Arnold, operating motor vehicle under the influence of drugs/ alcohol (1st offense, Aggravator) – guilty – $740 in fines and court costs, 4-day sentence.

Wesley T. Garrett, operating motor vehicle under the influence of drugs/ alcohol (first offense) – guilty – $740 in fines and court costs.

Caleb Pace, complicity to theft by deception to include cold checks under $10,000, attempted theft by deception to include cold checks under $10,000, possession of marijuana, possession of open alcohol beverage in motor vehicle – guilty – 3 years probated, pay restitution in the amount of $3,783.09.

Austin Mills, fleeing or evading police in motor vehicle, wanton endangerment of a police officer, operating motor vehicle under the influence of drugs/ alcohol, operating on suspended/ revoked license – guilty – $575 in fines and court costs, 2 years probated.

Kari Young, possession of a controlled substance (meth), promoting contraband, buy/ possess drug paraphernalia, operating motor vehicle under the influence of drugs/ alcohol 2nd offense, driving with a suspended license – guilty – $725 in fines and court costs, 7 day sentence, 1 year probated, 3 years probation.

Landon Johnson, possession of a controlled substance (cocaine), driving on DUI suspended license, operating motor vehicle under the influence of drugs/ alcohol – guilty – $725 in fines and court costs, 7-day sentence, 1 year probated, 5 years probation.

Valerie Brewer, possession of a controlled substance – guilty – 180-day sentence, $164 in court costs.

Antoine J. Cole, assault 4th degree domestic violence minor injury – guilty – 56-day sentence, $164 in court costs.

Jason Hammonds, drug paraphernalia –guilty – 10-day sentence, $164 in court costs.

Juan Mateo, operating motor vehicle under the influence of drugs/ alcohol (aggravator), no operator's license, possess open alcohol beverage in motor vehicle, failure to produce insurance card – guilty – 8 day sentence, 30 days license suspension, $838 in fines and court costs.

Juan Mateo, operating motor vehicle under the influence of drugs/ alcohol 2nd offense (aggravator), no operator's license, failure of owner to maintain required insurance – guilty – 60 day sentence, 12 month license suspension, $1,378 in fines and court costs.

James Denton, expired registration plates, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, operating on suspended/revoked operator's license – guilty – 20-day sentence, $663 in fines and court costs.

Jose A. Gutierrez, alcohol intoxication in a public place, fleeing or evading police on foot, 2nd degree – guilty – $639 in fines and court costs.

Jeremy Beach, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia – guilty – $913 in fines and court costs.

Susan McGehee, theft by deception to include cold checks –guilty – 4-week sentence, $120 in fines and court costs.

Ashlin Smith, shoplifting – guilty – $539 in fines and court costs.

Shannon Kelley, operating vehicle with expired operator's license – guilty – $163 in fines and court costs.

Jesse W. Adams, operating motor vehicle under the influence of drugs/ alcohol 1st offense, possess open alcohol beverage in motor vehicle – guilty – 30 days license suspension, $788 in fines and court costs.

Charles Barnett, improper equipment, operating on suspended/ revoked operator's license –guilty – 30-day sentence, $463 in fines and court costs.

Luz M. Contreras Loa, speeding 16 mph over the limit, instructional permit violation – guilty – $225 in fines and court costs.

Enrique Escamillda Viveros, no operator's license – guilty – $393 in fines and court costs, 30-day sentence.

Geno P. Federico Jr., driving on DUI suspended license 2nd offense, failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs/ alcohol (3rd offense, aggravator) – guilty – $1,353 in fines and court costs, 12 month sentence, 24 month license suspension.

Christopher Heimann, failure to wear seat belt, no driver's license in possession – guilty – $188 in fines and court costs.

Austin Horstman, operating motor vehicle under the influence of drugs/ alcohol – guilty – 30 days license suspension, $753 in fines and court costs.

Cecil McCarty, failure to wear seat belt, expired registration plate – guilty – $188 in fines and court costs.

Julie McDonald, expired registration plates, failure of owner to maintain required insurance – guilty – $663 in fines and court costs.

Lauren Moore, failure of owner to maintain required insurance – guilty – $643 in fines and court costs.

Arnold G. Murray, failure of owner to maintain required insurance – guilty – $243 in fines and court costs, insurance monitoring.

Michael Perry, rim or frame obscuring lettering or decal on plates, no driver's license in possession – guilty – $163 in fine and court costs.

Nathan Watts, operating motor vehicle under the influence of drugs/ alcohol 1st offense, possess open alcohol beverage in motor vehicle – guilty – 30 days license suspension, $938 in fines and court costs.

Circuit court

Divorces granted

Sal Cox, Shelbyville, vs. Jennifer Cooper, Shelbyville.

Edward McSwain, Shelbyville, vs. Amanda Batchelor, Follansbee, WV.

Michelle McDowell, Simpsonville, vs. Richard Isenberg, Simpsonville.

Katheryn Hargrave, New Albany, IN, vs. Richard Hargrave, Shelbyville.

Melissa Robinette, Shelbyville, vs. Wayne Reynolds II, Shelbyville.

Jose Chavez, LaGrange, KY, vs. Lindsay Whitaker, Shelbyville.

Penny Reeves, Smithfield, KY, vs. James Adams, Shelbyville.

Kim Kern, Simpsonville, vs. Jon Beck, Simpsonville.

Criminal final

Civil Final

Baptist Healthcare Affiliates Inc., DBA Baptist Health LaGrange, vs. Olivia Beach, judgment for the Plaintiff in the amount of $530.39 plus interest, plus attorney's fees of $610.00.

Southeastern Emergency Physicians, LLC DBA Jewish Emergency Department, vs. Desirae E. Valentour, judgment for the Plaintiff in the amount of $807 plus interest, plus all costs herein expanded.

Winterwood Inc., vs. Marvina Sandifer, judgment for the Plaintiff in forcible entry and detainer.

Small Claims Final

Fred Sutton, vs. Frank & Charity Jhykes, judgment for the Plaintiff in the amount of $2,150.00, plus $91 for court expenses.

Nicholas Martinez, vs. Jordan Cardwell, judgment for the Plaintiff in the amount of $800 plus $91 for court expenses.

American Rental, vs. Barry Goodman, judgment for the Plaintiff in the amount of $623.82 plus $91,00 for court expenses.