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By The Staff

District court The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

Juan Castro, no operator's/moped license and first-offense DUI - plead guilty - 30-day sentence conditionally discharged for 2 years, operator's license suspended for 120 days and $828 fine and costs.

Glenn S. Crowder, possession of open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle and second-offense DUI - plead guilty - 90-day sentence, serve 7 days, balance conditionally discharged for 2 years, operator's license suspended for 12 months and $913 fine and costs.

Anthony Jamel Norris, reckless driving, first-offense DUI, failure of license to be in possession, and speeding 26 mph over limit - plead guilty - operator's license suspended for 30 days, 4-day sentence or 8-day home incarceration program, and $838 fine and costs.

Jeffrey J. Rutkowske, first-offense DUI - plead guilty - operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.

Michael C. Stinnett, under 21 DUI - plead guilty - operator's license suspended for 30 days and $243 fine and costs.

Karen A. Beach, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt and first-offense failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security - guilty - insurance monitoring for 12 months and $663 fine and costs, $400 suspended.

Jeffery Elam, alcohol intoxication in a public place, criminal littering &

hitchhiking on limited access facilities - plead guilty - $293 fine and costs.

Curtis E. Ellis, speeding 15 mph over limit and first-offense failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security - guilty - insurance monitoring for 12 month and $673 fine and costs, $400 suspended.

Alexi Flores, failure to wear seat belts, no operator's/moped license and first-offense failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance - guilty - $768 fine and costs.

Margaret M. Hardin, careless driving, criminal littering and first-offense failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security - guilty - insurance monitoring for 12 months and $713 fine and costs, $400 suspended.

Benjamin E. Hornback, failure to illuminate head lamps, first-offense DUI, possession of open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle and obstructed vision and/or windshield - guilty - 30-day sentence conditionally discharged for 2 years, operator's license suspended for 30 days and $803 fine and costs.

James E. Justice, first-offense failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance - guilty - 30-day sentence conditionally discharged for 2 years and $643 fine and costs plus restitution.

Clyde A. McDonald Jr., no/expired registration plates and operating on suspended/revoked operator's license - guilty - 30-day sentence conditionally discharged for 2 years and $313 fine and costs.

Elvia Orozco Magana, careless driving, obstructed vision and/or windshield, first-offense failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, and no operator's/moped license - guilty - 30-day sentence conditionally discharged for 2 years and $813 fine and costs.

Michael Miller Price, leaving scene of accident/failure to render aid or assistance, operating on suspended/revoked operator's license and first-offense failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security - guilty - 40-day sentence.

Hector L. Ramos, failure to use child restraint device in vehicle, failure to wear seat belts, no operator's/moped license, and first-offense failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance - guilty - $968 fine and costs.

Carlos Montero Rodriguez, disregarding traffic control device and no operator's/moped license - guilty - $263 fine and costs.

Alison Thomas, operating on suspended/revoked operator's license - guilty - 30-day sentence conditionally discharged for 2 years and $293 fine and costs.

Devon K. Washington, first-offense DUI and operating vehicle with one headlight - plead guilty - 4-day sentence conditionally discharged for 2 years, operator's license suspended for 60 days and $748 fine and costs.

Britt Weatherby, first-offense DUI - guilty - 15-day sentence conditionally discharged for 2 years, operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.

Juan A. Correa, no operator's/moped license, possession of open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle and first-offense aggravator DUI - guilty - 30-day sentence, serve 7 days, balance conditionally discharged for 2 years, operator's license suspended for 120 days, and $763 fine and costs.

Waylon D. Hillard, alcohol intoxication in a public place and failure to surrender revoked operator's license - plead guilty - 33-day sentence and $204 fine and costs.

Gary D. Summitt Jr., possession of open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle and second-offense DUI - guilty - 45-day sentence, serve 15 days, balance conditionally discharged for 2 years, operator's license suspended for 12 months and $913 fine and costs.

Tiffany S. Payne, alcohol intoxication in a public place - guilty - $178 fine and costs.

Gretchen A. Pierson, theft by deception under $300 - guilty - 40-day sentence and $183 costs; giving officer false name or address - guilty - 40-day sentence.

Helen L. Suzenirem first-degree assault domestic violence no visible injury and resisting arrest - plead guilty - 120-day sentence, serve 20 days, balance conditionally discharged for 2 years and $144 costs.

  Civil final

Winterwood Inc., 52 Allen Dr., vs. Crystal Tomlinson, 503 Willowwood Apt., judgment for plaintiff in forcible entry and detainer.

Winterwood Inc., 52 Allen Dr., vs. Heather Silvers, 306 Cherrywood, dismissed.

Winterwood Inc., 52 Allen Dr., vs. Missy Winters, 505 Willowwood Apt., dismissed.

Winterwood Inc., 52 Allen Dr., vs. Heather Vargas, 509 Willowwood, judgment for plaintiff in forcible entry and detainer.

Socayr Property Management, 1016 Washington St., vs. Eric Ford, 80 Frankfort Road, judgment for plaintiff in forcible entry and detainer.

Penrod Lumber and Fence Co. Inc., 7926 Shelbyville Road, vs. Tammy Gathright, Louisville, default judgment for plaintiff for $500 plus interest, attorney's fees and costs.

  Small claims final

Gas Light Equine Veterinary Practice LLC, Prospect, vs. Pegasus enterprises, P.O. Box 145, dismissed.

Gas Light Equine Veterinary Practice LLC, Prospect, vs. Cindy and Carrie Debeck, Newburgh, Maine, default judgment for plaintiff for $1410 plus costs.

Gas Light Equine Veterinary Practice LLC, Prospect, vs. John and Tara Fields, 374 Bagdad Road, default judgment for plaintiff for $799.37 plus costs.

Cash Express, 1746 Midland Trail, vs. David Blackburn, 275 Hillcrest Dr., dismissed.

Cash Express, 1746 Midland Trail, vs. Jeramee Bell, 1734 Village Lane, dismissed.

Todds Station Residents Association Inc., PO Box 204, vs. Theodore A. and Joan Taylor, 173 Lincoln Station Dr., dismissed.

  Circuit court Divorces granted

Rebecca Alison Perkins Davis, Frankfort, vs. Charles Lee Davis III, 1167 Narrow Gage Pike.

Tonya Stormes Kirk, 2019 Hearthside Circle, vs. Barry Kirk, Frankfort.

Lesley Ann Manns Mofford, 301 Lakewood Dr., vs. Hunter Thomas Mefford, 1010 Brown Ave.

Holly Vest, Elizabethtown, vs. Robert Allen Vest Jr., 5619 Taylorsville Road.

Elizabeth A. Rutledge, 5298 La Grange Road, vs. Garry E. Rutledge, 1821 Anderson Lane.

  Criminal final

Stephanie Wentworth, 6053 Bagdad Road, second-degree forgery, third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor and first-offense cultivation of marijuana over 5 plants - plead guilty - 4-year sentence probated for 5 years; theft by unlawful taking - building - plead guilty - 3-year sentence probated for 5 years consecutive to above.

Gretchen Pierson, 1857 Frankfort Road, burglary III and theft by unlawful taking over $300 - plead guilty - 5-year sentence probated for five years; making false statements to obtain increase benefits over $100 - plead guilty - 5-year sentence concurrent to above.

Daniel Smitha, 165 Eastview Circle, flagrant nonsupport - plead guilty - 1-year sentence.

Beverly Raisor, 24 Lawson Lane, second-degree complicity to unlawful transaction with a minor, complicity to trafficking within 1000 yards of a school and first-offense possession of drug paraphernalia - plead guilty - 3-year sentence probated for 5 years.

Jacob C. Milburn, 408 Lynn Acres, third-degree assault, first-degree wanton endangerment, fourth-degree assault, and resisting arrest - plead guilty - 2-year sentence probated for 5 years.

Jessie T. Scrogham Jr., 8120 Vigo Road, flagrant nonsupport - plead guilty - 2-year sentence probated for 5 years.

Robert Stevenson Fayes, 512 Jurich Ct., second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument - plead guilty - 5-year sentence probated for 5 years.

  Civil final

Commonwealth Bank and Trust Co., Louisville, vs. Ronald L. Kirby, 4611 Benson Pike, et al., default judgment for plaintiff for $5,106.04, 5,708.54, $1,097, $2,833.68, and $231.89 plus interest, attorney's fees and costs.

Midland Funding LLC, address not shown, vs. Annie L. Frazier, 423 Frys Oldburg Road, dismissed without prejudice.

PHH Mortgage Corp., Mount Laurel, N.J., vs. Scott and Audrey Sheldon, 1098 Red Bird Ct., dismissed without prejudice.

Donald and Joni Smotzer, 1845 Eminence Pike, vs. Harold and Betty Burge, 870 Cropper Road, dismissed without prejudice for want of prosecution.

Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC, address not shown, vs. Joseph G. and Vickie L. Thomas, 1310 Oak Ridge Ct., dismissed without prejudice for want of prosecution.

General Shale Brick Inc., Louisville, vs. Timothy L. Smolenski, f/d/b/a Smolenski Construction, 6090 Fisherville Rd., dismissed without prejudice for want of prosecution.

LVNV Funding LLC, address not shown, vs. Harold Bryant, 557 Olive Branch Rd., dismissed without prejudice for want of prosecution.

Citifinancial Inc., address not shown, vs. Debie Greer, 504 Sycamore Terrace, dismissed without prejudice for want of prosecution.

Ford Motor Credit Co., Mesa, Ariz., vs. Benjamin K. and Kristyn N. Williams, 9439 Waddy Road, judgment for plaintiff for $4,774.95 plus interest and costs.

Fifth Third Mortgage Co., Cincinnati, vs. David L. and Olivia Stone, 389 Case Road, et al., judgment for plaintiff for $96,592.58 plus interest, attorney's fees and costs.

Capital One Bank, Norcross, Ga., vs., Carlanna Clark, 203 Webbmont Circle, dismissed without prejudice.

Citibank South Dakota N.A., Sioux Falls, S.D., vs. Rhonda L. Vandergriff, 2777 Brassfield Circle, dismissed with prejudice.

Colston Paving Co. Inc., address not shown, vs. Bill Kiser, 393 Pearce Industrial Road, and Timothy Kiser, 4660 Taylorsville Road, default judgment for plaintiff for $7,424.62, attorney's fees and costs.

Mountain Peaks Financial, Englewood, Colo., vs. Carol Elkins, 605 3rd St., dismissed without prejudice.

CitiMortgage Inc., O Fallon, Mo., vs. Ellen Peach, 220 Mussel Lane, et al., dismissed without prejudice.

Tax East Lien Investments 1, LLC, Dallas, vs. William E. and Barbara Murphy, 473 Old Mill, et al., agreed judgment for plaintiff for $5,911.92 plus interest, attorney's fees and costs.

Harold H. Long, address not shown, vs. Obie W. Smith, 181 Hazel Lawn, dismissed with prejudice.

Commonwealth of Kentucky, County of Shelby, vs. Arthur H. and Tammy R. Bolin, 582 Cedarmore Road, et al., judgment for plaintiff for $70,056.04 and $29,459.35 plus interest, attorney's fees and costs.

  Civil suits filed

Stephen R. Meador, 401 Mill Circle Road, et al., vs. Richard W. Fusner, Crestwood, for conversion and waste of corporate assets and breach of fiduciary duty.

Automotive Credit Corp., Cincinnati, vs. Dennis B. Fritz, 60 Gray Hawk Dr., default on contract for $6,242.45 plus interest and costs.

GE Commercial Finance Business Property Corp., address not shown, vs. JC Kentucky Properties, LLC, Frankfort, et al., default on note for $4,449,592.73 plus interest, prepayment fee, etc.

LCS Financial Services Corp, address not shown, vs. Jonathan Portwood, 234 Aspen Way, default on indebtedness for $39,770 plus interest, attorney's fees and costs.

Wells Fargo Bank, Fort Mill, S.C., vs. Michael A. Cook, 1220 Mary Ross Ave., et al., default on note for $131,740.61 plus interest, attorney's fees and costs.

Chase Home Finance, Columbus, Ohio, vs. Georganna McCune, 855 Garden Pointe Dr., et al., default on note for $105,249.67 plus interest, attorney's fees and costs.

Tax Ease Lien Investments 1, LLC, address not shown, vs. Daniel and Lisa Didier, 220 Shoreline Dr., et al., for default real estate taxes.

BAC Home Loans Servicing, Plano, Texas, vs. Charles W. Dean, 2213 Frankfort Road, et al., default on note for $49,253.90 plus interest, attorney's fees and costs.

STO Properties LLC, address not shown, vs. Shea Moore and Leah Lapointe, 701 Duvall Lane, for breach of contract.

Commonwealth Bank and Trust Co., Louisville, vs. Jason T. Stinson, 952 Old Seven Mile Pike, default on account for $5,240.68 plus interest, attorney's fees and costs.

Belcorp Inc., Cincinnati, vs. Phoenix Installation and Management Co. Inc., 397 Haven Hill Road, default on agreement for $8,000.00 plus interest, attorney's fees and costs.