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The following decisions were rendered Tuesday, April 19 in Trimble County District Court with the Hon. Diana E. Wheeler presiding.

CIVIL

Bailey Stephens vs. Tuanya McIntosh Rasner, forcible detainer hearing, hearing held.

FELONY

No/expired registration plates; failure to register transfer of motor vehicle; failure to produce insurance card; first-degree possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, third or greater offense; buy/possess drug paraphernalia; giving officer false identifying information, waived to grand jury.

Aaron Gray, 1988, fugitive from another state, warrant required, to Indiana.

Nina Hunter, 1968, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, first offense; buy/possess drug paraphernalia; third-degree terroristic threatening, to Rocket Docket.

Ronald Robertson, no age given, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, drug unspecified, second offense, dismissed without prejudice; buy/possess drug paraphernalia, dismissed without prejudice; giving officer false identifying information, dismissed without prejudice, defendant has been indicted.

Tyler Wentworth, 1985, second-degree criminal mischief; theft of services, amended to theft by unlawful taking, under $500, continued to May 3.

Roger Wilson, 1993, one headlight; rear license not illuminated; operating vehicle with expired operator’s license; license to be in possession; first-degree possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, second offense; buy/possess drug paraphernalia, continued to April 26.

Robert Wilson, 1993, possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a substance, first offense; license to be in possession; traffic in marijuana, less than 8 oz, first offense; first-degree possession of a controlled substance, drug unspecified, first offense; operating vehicle with expired operator’s license; buy/possess drug paraphernalia, continued to April 26.

Terry G. Works, 1972, flagrant non-support, dismissed without prejudice.

James C. Cox, 1981, second-degree assault; third-degree terroristic threatening, to Rocket Docket.

Gary S. Redfern, 1989, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, first offense, amended to possess controlled substance, second or greater offense, amended to second-degree possession of a controlled substance, first offense; buy/possess drug paraphernalia; contempt of court, guilty, order signed.

Kaela J. Zoeller, 1997, fugitive, warrant not required, continued to May 3.

Kaela J. Zoeller, 1997, careless driving; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a substance, first offense; five counts of first-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument; first-degree possession of a controlled substance, drug unspecified, first offense; buy/possess drug paraphernalia; possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle, all counts dismissed without prejudice.

MISDEMEANOR

Brandon Brewer, 2002, third-degree criminal mischief, guilty; harassment, no physical contact, guilty, court waives fees and court costs.

Brandon Brewer, 2002, harassment, no physical contact, guilty, court waives fees and court costs.

Brandon Brewer, 2002, third-degree criminal trespassing, serve 30 days, conditionally discharged for one year.

Brandon Brewer, 2002, inadequate silencer, muffler, merged; first-degree disorderly conduct, guilty, serve 30 days, conditionally discharged one year; vehicle a nuisance, noisy, merged; reckless driving, merged.

Brandon Brewer, 2002, third-degree criminal trespassing, guilty, court waives fines and court costs.

Brandon Brewer, 2002, third-degree criminal trespassing, guilty, court waives fines and court costs.

Travis Brewer, 2002, third-degree criminal mischief, guilty, serve 30 days, conditionally discharged for one year.

Travis Brewer, 2002, third-degree criminal mischief, merged; harassment, no physical contact, guilty, serve 30 days, conditionally discharged for one year.

Travis Brewer, 2002, harassment, no physical contact, guilty, serve 30 days, conditionally discharged for one year.

Travis Brewer, 2002, third-degree criminal trespassing, guilty, court waives fine and court costs.

Travis Brewer, 2002, second-degree wanton endangerment, guilty, serve 30 days, conditionally discharged for one year; six counts of second-degree wanton endangerment, merged; endangering the welfare of a minor, merged; leaving scene of an accident/failure to render aid or assistance, merged.

Travis Brewer, 2002, third-degree criminal trespassing, guilty, court waives fines and court costs.

Travis Brewer, 2002, third-degree criminal trespassing, guilty, court waives fines and court costs.

Mark Christopher Carter, 1968, disregarding stop sign, dismissed; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, dismissed; possession of marijuana; guilty; buy/possess drug paraphernalia, guilty, failure to appear, bench warrant $393.

Ashley Cox, 1998, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence, minor injury, guilty, continued to May 17.

James Carl Cox, 1981, speeding 26 mph over/greater; careless driving; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, continued to June 28.

Virginia M. Ely, 1988, two counts of fourth-degree assault, domestic violence, no visible injury; resisting arrest, continued to May 3.

Michael Wayne Handlon, 1978, theft by deception, including cold checks, under $500, guilty, continued to May 3.

James Hon, 1993, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence, minor injury, dismissed with prejudice; third-degree terroristic threatening, dismissed with prejudice, continued to May 17.

Nina Hunter, 1968, third-degree criminal trespassing, guilty, serve 7 days, credit time served 7 days.

Cole Alexander Moederzoon, 2000, speeding 20 mph over limit; reckless driving; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/substance, first offense; possession of marijuana, continued to May 17.

Kenneth W. Moore, 1990, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence, minor injury; third-degree criminal mischief, continued to May 3.

Julianne Elaine Peters, 1995, theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting, continued to May 17.

Dagin M. Priest, 2000, three counts of third-degree criminal mischief; public intoxication of a controlled substance, continued to May 17.

George Sandusky, 1965, third-degree terroristic threatening, continued to May 17.

Steven Scott, 1978, no/expired registration plates, merged; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, guilty, pay $250 fine; failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, second or greater offense, guilty, pay $250 fine and court costs; possession of marijuana, merged; two counts of buy/possess drug paraphernalia, merged.

Cory Wayne Vessels, 1988, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license; failure to wear seat belt; improper registration plate; no/expired registration plates; failure to register transfer of motor vehicle; possessing license when privileges are revoked/suspended, continued to May 31.

Jeremy Yowler, 1979, reckless driving, merged; improper emergency/safety lights, merged; second-degree wanton endangerment, merged; harassment, physical contact, no injury, guilty, serve 30 days, conditionally discharged for 2 years, pay court costs.

Synjen Carter, 1995, public intoxication of a controlled substance, excluding alcohol, guilty, continued to May 17.

Gregory Crouch, 1975, fourth-degree assault, minor injury, failure to appear, bench warrant $250 cash.

Richard Sullivan, 1992, fourth-degree assault, dating violence, minor injury, guilty, failure to appear, bench warrant $250 cash.

Richard Sullivan, 1992, third-degree criminal mischief, guilty, failure to appear, bench warrant $160.50 cash.

John Patrick Warren, Jr., 1982, two counts of creel and size limits for fish, dismissed; buy/possess drug paraphernalia, merged; possession of marijuana, guilty, pay $137 fine plus court costs; improper registration plate, dismissed; failure to produce insurance card, dismissed.

Ryan Cull, 1986, violation of Kentucky emergency protective order/domestic violence order; harassing communications, continued to May 3.

TRAFFIC

Christopher Scott Allen, 1995, failure to wear seat belts, failure to appear, to Department of Transportation.

Robert Allen, 1988, no/expired registration plates; failure to produce insurance card; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, failure to appear, to Department of Transportation, bench warrant $250 cash.

Albert Alley, 1952, reckless driving, dismissed; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, .08 BAC, first offense, amended to alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense, guilty; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, diversion, paid in full.

Cassie Baker, 1976, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, .08 BAC, second offense, amended to operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, .08 BAC, third offense; careless driving, continued to May 31.

Clayton Baker, 1997, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, .08 BAC, first offense, amended to alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense, guilty, continued to May 17.

Garry W. Campbell, 1953, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, .08 BAC, first offense, guilty, 6 months loss of privilege to drive in Kentucky, $425 fee due to Alcohol and Drug Education, court waives fines and court costs; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, guilty, serve 7 days, conditionally discharged for 2 years.

Andrew Bradley Clark, 2003, failure to wear seat belts, continued to May 3.

Carlton John Cosby, 1970, speeding 21 mph over limit, diversion; failure to produce insurance card, dismissed, proof shown.

Dustin Edens, 1980, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, .08 BAC, first offense, continued to May 17.

Michael W. Embree, 1971, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a substance, first offense, continued to May 3.

Daniel R. Flynn, 1981, speeding 16 mph over, diversion; continued Oct. 18, 2022; no/expired registration plates, dismissed, proof shown.

Stephanie R. Kietzman, 1985, speeding 5 mph over limit, guilty, paid.

Nicole Shannon Lay, 1986, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense, continued to Nov. 1 to pay in full.

Christine L. Mason, 1972, possession of marijuana; buy/possess drug paraphernalia, continued to May 3.

Joseph M. O’Banion, 1999, failure to wear seat belts, failure to appear, to Department of Transportation.

Desirae Pawn Paris, 2003, speeding 19 mph over limit, dismissed; no/expired registration plates, dismissed; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, dismissed; failure to produce insurance card, dismissed.

James C. Pendleton, 1947, speeding 17 mph over limit, diversion.

Tina Annette Perkins, 1981, failure o wear seat belts, merged; failure to produce insurance card, amended to failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, guilty, paid in full.

Antonio Rivera, 1971, no/expired registration plates; failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license; improper display of registration plates, failure to appear, to Department of Transportation, bench warrant $500 cash.

Jessica Kay Maureen Roark, 2000, failure to wear seat belts, guilty, pay $25 fine.

Anthony D. Scott, 1988, no/expired registration plates, dismissed; failure to produce insurance card, amended to failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense, guilty, paid in full.

Justin Anthony Scruggs, 1981, improper registration plate; no/expired registration plates; failure to register transfer of motor vehicle; failure to register transfer of motor vehicle; failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense, continued to July 12.

David Lee Seaton, 1964, no/expired registration plates; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, failure to appear, to Department of Transportation, bench warrant $250 cash.

Kevin Lee Shockey, 1965, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, .08 BAC, first offense; careless driving; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, second or greater offense; no/expired registration plates, continued to May 17.

Charles Q. Stevens, 1985, no operator’s/moped license, continued to May 17.

Charles Q. Stevens, 1985, no/expired registration plates, dismissed; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, dismissed; failure to register transfer of motor vehicle, dismissed; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license; failure to owner to maintain required insurance/security, second or greater offense, continued to May 17.

Shealyn Sullivan, 2002, failure to wear seat belts, guilty, pay $25 fine, paid.

Melony Diana Vogt, 1981, speeding 19 mph over limit, continued to May 3.

Dustin Claude Warford, 1995, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, dismissed, proof shown.

Cole Wilson, 2000, reckless driving, dismissed; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, dismissed; failure to produce insurance card, amended to failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, dismissed; license to be in possession, dismissed; operate motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs with .08 BAC, first offense, guilty, paid in full.

Terry G. Works, 1972, no/expired registration plates; failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense; obstructed vision and/or windshield; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license; failure to register transfer of motor vehicle, continued to June 28.

Terry G>.Works, 1972, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense, dismissed; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license; no/expired registration plates, dismissed; failure to register transfer of motor vehicle, dismissed, continued to June 28.

Terry G. Works, 1972, speeding 20 mph over limit; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license; failure to register transfer of motor vehicle; failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense; no/expired registration plates, continued to June 28.

Nicholas S. Mendenhall, 1985, improper start from parked position; careless driving; disregard/fail to yield right of way; failure to or improper signal; following another vehicle too closely; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/substance, second offense.