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The following decisions were rendered Tuesday, July 19 in TrimbleCounty District Court with the Hon. Brittany McKenna presiding.

CIVIL

John Higgins vs. Brain Lewis, judgment entered.

John Higgins vs. Teresa Vincent, judgment entered.

FELONY

Grogory T. Couch, 1995, first-degree wanton endangerment, continued to Aug. 2.

Michael Fox, 1970, plumbing license required, dismissed; theft by failure to make required disposition of property, amended to theft by failure to make required disposition of property, $500 to $1,000, guilty, continued to Oct. 11.

Bryon Keith Koenig, 1978, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, first offense; three counts of buy/possess drug paraphernalia, continued to Aug. 2.

Carlos Adam Nixon, 1985, first-degree strangulation, dismissed; first-degree criminal mischief, dismissed; fourth-degree assault, minor injury, dismissed.

Julianne Peters, 1995, two counts first-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, continued to Aug. 2.

Edward Harvin Roby, Jr., 1981, flagrant non-support, continued to Aug. 16.

Daniel Cutter, 1993, receiving stolen property, $1,000 to $10,000, continued to Aug. 2.

James Wallace Gamble, 1975, first-degree strangulation; fourth-degree assault, minor injury, continued to Aug. 2.

Kaiston James Huff, 2002, enhancement of first-degree possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, first offense; first-degree fleeing or evading police on foot; two counts of third-degree assault on a police/probation officer; resisting arrest; giving officer false identifying information; three counts of third-degree criminal mischief; alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense; buy/possess drug paraphernalia; carrying a concealed deadly weapon, continued to Aug. 30.

Anthony Terry, 1981, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence, no visible injury, guilty, revoke conditional discharged, 60 days to serve, concurrent with other case.

Cory Wayne Vessels, 1988, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, first offense, dismiss without prejudice.

Jeffrey Warren, 1972, second-degree assault, domestic violence; first-degree unlawful imprisonment; third-degree terroristic threatening, continued to Aug. 16.

Suzanna Humes, 1989, fugitive from another state, warranted required, extradited, close out.

MISDEMEANOR

Kimberly D. Smitha, 1981, public intoxication of a controlled substance, excluding alcohol, continued to Aug. 2.

Nathan Scott Arvin, 1980, possession of marijuana, dismissed without prejudice.

Adam L. Austin, 1990, obstruction/interference with an officer, continued to Aug. 16.

Robert Wayne Behne, 1989, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence, minor injury, guilty, continued to Aug. 2.

Paul Buck, 1971, four counts of second-degree cruelty to animals, continued to Aug. 2.

Christopher L. Cattoni, 1994, leaving scene of accident/failure to render aid or assistance, diversion; resisting arrest, diversion; attempt of theft by unlawful taking, auto, $10,000 or more but under $1,00,000, diversion, continued to Oct. 11.

Michael Fox, 1970, theft by failure to make required disposition of property, $500 to $1,000, guilty, continued to Oct. 11.

Brandon J. Howard, 1981, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence, minor injury, 12 months diversion.

Brittany Kane, 1996, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence, minor injury; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, continued to Aug. 2.

Ashley Kinman, 1984, theft by deception, including cold checks, under $500, continued to Aug. 16.

Ashley Kinman, 1984, theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting, under $500, continued to Aug. 16.

Ashley Kinman, 1984, third-degree criminal trespassing; contempt of court, continued to Aug. 16.

Jennifer Louise Monroe, 1984, failure to wear seat belts, guilty; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, guilty; possession of marijuana, guilty; buy/possess drug paraphernalia, dismissed, all counts paid.

Tonya Moore, 1978, endangering the welfare of a minor, continued to Aug. 2.

Julianne Peters, 1995, theft by unlawful taking, continued to Aug. 2.

Julianne Peters, 1995, theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting, continued to Aug. 2.

Daniel Skaggs, 1987, fourth-degree assault, minor injury, continued to Aug. 16.

Anthony Terry, 1981, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence, minor injury, guilty, revoke conditional discharge, 60 days to serve.

Misty Terry, 1981, possession of marijuana, dismissed; buy/possess drug paraphernalia, dismissed, proof shown.

Kathy Jane Thornton, 1965, possession of marijuana, guilty; buy/possess drug paraphernaliaa, continued to Aug. 30.

Anthony Terry, 1981, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence, no visible injury, guilty, revoke conditional discharge, 60 days to serve, concurrent with other case.

Anthony Terry, 1981, third-degree terroristic threatening, guilty, revoked conditional discharge time, 60 days to serve, concurrent with other case.

Anthony Terry, 1981, giving officer false identifying information, guilty, serve 7 days,c redit time served 7 days.

Earl W. Murray, 1968, possession of marijuana; buy/possess drug paraphneralia, continued to Aug. 30.

TRAFFIC

Charlotte Ann Adams, 1983, failure to wear seat belts; failure to wear seat belt; failure to or improper signa;; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license; failure to produce insurance card; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, continued to Aug. 30.

Salvador Arteaga Avelar, 1991, speeding 12 mph over limit, amended to speeding 10 mph over limit, guilty; rear license not illuminated, dismissed; reckless driving, dismissed; possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle, dismissed; no operator’s/moped license, guilty; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, .08 BAC, first offense, guilty; failure to or improper signal, dismissed, begin payment plan.

James Truman Beeler, 1988, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, guilty, failure to appear, to Department of Transportation, bench warrant $280.

Cary Allan Cassell, 1961, speeding 26 mph over/greater; careless driving, continued to Aug. 16.

Chandler Vincent Cook, 2003, no motorcycle operator’s license; failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense; no/expired registration plates, continued to Sept. 13.

Bailie Nicole Davis, 2000, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, .08 BAC, first offense; reckless driving; possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle, continued to Aug. 16.

Michael Fox, 1970, no/expired registration plates, dismissed; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, guilty, serve 7 days, conditionally discharged for 2 years; failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense, guilty, pay $500 fine, waive court costs.

Michael Fox, 1970, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense, dismissed; failure to register transfer of motor vehicle, dismissed; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, dismissed.

Michael Fox, 1970, no/expired registration plates, dismissed; failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense, guilty, pay $100 fine; operating on suspended/revoked oeprator’s license, dismissed.

Michael Fox, 1970, rear license not illuminated, dismissed; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, dismissed; failure to wear seat belts, dismissed.

Matthew E. Gullion, 1996, no/expired registration plates, dismissed; improper registration plate, dismissed; failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense, guilty, failure to appear, to Department of Transportation, bench warrant $273.

William Brice Hall, 1973, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a substance, first offense; operating vehicle with expired operator’s license, continued to Sept. 13.

Travis Dale Heightchew, 1980, speeding 26 mph over/greater, amended to 25 mph over limit, guilty, paid; careless driving, dismissed.

Randall Hensley, 1968, reckless driving; obstruction vision and/or windshield; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance, first offense, continued to Aug. 16.

Ryan D. Howard, 1985, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, .08 BAC, first offense, court to enter order rehearing.

Derek John Wayne Jones, 1990, failure to wear seat belts; no/expired registration plates, to Department of Transportation; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense; failure to produce insurance card; driving on DUI suspended license, first offense; operating a motor vehicle/motorcycle function without ignition interlock device, continued to Oct. 11.

David L. Lowe, 1994, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license; excessive windshield/window tinting, bench warrant to remain.

Joe Lutes, 1963, no/expired registration plates, dismissed; operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, .08 BAC, first offense, amended to second offense, guilty; possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle, dismissed, continued to Aug. 16.

David McClellan, 1981, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license; failure to wear seat belts; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt; failure to produce insurance card, continued to Sept. 13.

David McClellan, 1981, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense, amended to second or greater offense, guilty; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, guilty, continued to Sept. 13.

James R. Mills, 1983, rear license not illuminated; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license; failure to produce insurance card, amended to second or greater offense; failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation, remand July 19.

Cody Dnaiel Moffett, 1994, disregarding traffic control device, traffic light; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, continued to Aug. 2.

James E. Moore, 1964, reckless driving, merged; rear license not illuminated, merged; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, .08 BAC, third offense, serve 30 days, minimum court costs and fine, credit time served 10 days; possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle, merged; driving DUI suspended license, first offense, aggravator, guilty, serve 4 days, $1069 fines and court costs total, 24 days to serve total.

Tonya Moore, 1978, failure to produce insurance card; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license; failure to wear seat belt, continued to Aug. 2.

Tonya Moore, 1978, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense; failure to use child restraint device in vehicle, continued to Aug. 2.

Steven Morgan, 1986, rear license not illuminated; no brake lights, passenger vehicles; failure to produce insurance card; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, continued to Sept. 13.

Michelle Lynn Roberts, 1976, speeding 13 mph over limit, amended to 10 mph over limit, guilty; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, .08 BAC, first offense, guilty; failure to produce insurance card, dismissed.

Geoffrey Allen Smith, 1992, speeding 6 mph over limit, diversion; failure to wear seat belt, guilty; careless driving, dismissed; communication device violation, first offense, dismissed, continued to Aug. 30.

Joshua D. Sparkman, 1985, reckless driving, dismissed; no/expired registration plates; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, .08 BAC, first offense, amended to aggravated, guilty, paid; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, dismissed; possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle, dismissed.

Audra Ann Vincent, 1974, no/expired registration plates, dismissed; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, guilty; operating a vehicle with expired operator’s license, dismissed, continued to Oct. 11.

David Israel Wats, 1973, reckless driving, dismissed; no operator’s/moped license, guilty; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, first offense, guilty; possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle, dismissed, continued to Aug. 30.

Austin J. Windsor, 1992, speeding 18 mph over limit; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, second or greater offense, continued to Sept. 27.

Austin J. WInsor, 1992, rear license not illuminated; no/expired Kentucky registration receipt; failure to produce insurance card; operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, continued to Sept. 27.

Donald Hardy, 1960, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, second offense; possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle, continued to Aug. 16.

Earl W. Murray, 1968, reckless driving; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a substance, second offense, continued to Aug. 30.

Deborah Hayes, 1960, speeding 10 mph over limit, guilty; failure to register transfer of motor vehicle, dismissed; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, guilty, apply bond to fines and court costs.

James Edward Moore, 1964, reckless driving, dismissed; improper equipment, dismissed; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, .08 BAC, second offense, guilty; possess open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle, dismissed, credit time served, waive balance to dismiss remaining.

Shelby Elaine Turocy, 1996, speeding 16 mph over limit, amended to 10 mph over, limited access, guilty; failure to use child restraint device in vehicle, guilty; failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, first offense, guilty; no/expired registration plates, dismissed, release bond and apply to fines and court costs.