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TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

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Items published in court news are public record.

The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.

Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.

The following cases were heard the week of Sept. 10-Sept. 14, 2012.

Sept. 11, 2012

Felony
Phillip Durham, fugitive from another state-warrant required-2 charges. Not guilty plea entered. Continue to Sept. 13. Theft of identity of another without consent. Not guilty plea entered, continue to Sept. 13.
Wesley H. Hatton, revocation hearing. Continue to Sept. 25.
Michelle Herp, revocation hearing. Defendant stipulates violation of probation. Sentencing Mar. 12.
LaBerm Miller, wanton endangerment, 1st degree-4-charges; alcohol intoxication in a public place-1st and 2nd offense. Not guilty plea entered. Continue to Sept. 25.
Kimberly Russell, show cause for $1075.39 due. Paid in full.
Samantha Schaffner, receiving stolen property under $10,000, operating on suspended or revoked operators license. Not guilty. Preliminary hearing Sept. 13.
Nathan Ryan Smith, show cause for $153 due. Failed to appear. Warrant $183.
Richard Shawn Thacker, flagrant non-support. Not guilty plea entered. Continue to Sept. 25.
Richard Troy Thompson, other hearing. Motion to revoke is remanded.

Misdemeanor
Diana Birch, show cause for $25 due-2 cases. Defendant paid, continue to Oct. 9.
David Demczak, show cause for $178 due. Defendant paid $20, continue to Oct. 9.
Nathaneal Gilbertson, theft by deception-3 charges. Guilty plea entered. Restitution and fee and court cost $233.35 due Nov. 20.
Nicholas S. Hanson, show cause for proof of 6 months paid insurance. Defendant present, does not have proof of 6 months paid insurance.
Harry Ross, assault 4th degree minor injury. Not guilty plea entered. Continue to Oct. 9.
Kimberly Russell, show cause for $91.20 due. Paid in full.
Stefan L. Seay, disorderly conduct, 2nd degree. Guilty plea entered. $203 fine and court cost due Nov. 20.
Lori Shirk, show cause for $269.57 due. Defendant paid $50 today. Continue to Oct. 9.

Traffic
Michael D. Bayne, show cause for $680. Paid $50. Continue to Oct. 9.
Gregory T. Bush, guilty plea to DUI, 1st offense. $748 fine, court cost and sheriff’s fee pay today; enter Alcohol and Drug Education program for first offender by Oct. 9; suspension of operator’s license for 30 days.
Amya A. Chatterton, operating on suspended or revoked operators license. Not guilty plea entered continue to Oct. 9.
Patrick O. Churchill, show cause for $143 due. Failed to appear. Notify DOT and warrant for $173.
Jordane Edmondson, show cause for $73 due. Continue to Oct. 9.
Jamie Ely, no or expired registration plates, no or expired Kentucky registration receipt, license to be in possession. Dismissed.
John F. Figg Jr., review. Guilty plea entered state traffic school and $143 court cost.
Jamie S. Floyd, show cause for $563 due. Defendant paid $25, continue to Sept. 25. Recall warrant and DOT notice.
William A. Gerber. Review. Remand.
Michael J. Hall, operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs with .08, aggravator, 1st offense. Not guilty plea entered. Continue to Oct. 9.
Paul D. Hankinson, operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, etc, .08, 1st offense, rear license not illuminated. Remand to Oct. 5 for jury trial, rescheduled date to Dec. 17.
Waylon D. Hillard, review for balance. Failed to appear. Warrant for $1200.
David T. Keane, other hearing from 2009. Not guilty plea entered. Defendant to get info from Alaska. Continue to Nov. 20.
Brittney L. Luckett, show cause for $833 due. Defendant paid $25, continue to Sept. 25.
Steven L. McQueen, sentencing. Guilty plea to amended charge of DUI, 1st offense, no aggravator. $718 fine, due by Jan. 15, enroll in Alcohol and drug education program for 1st offenders by Oct. 9, 30 days suspension of license. Leaving scene of accident or failure to render aid or assistance dismissed.
Kristen L. Middeler, show cause for $393 due. Balance to be paid in full today.
Ryan Moore, review. Dismissed.
Dean A. Monroe, operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs with .08, aggravator, 1st offense, possession of synthetic cannabinoid agonists or piperazines, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure of owner to maintain required insurance or security, 1st offense, booster seat violations. Not guilty plea entered. Continue to Nov. 5.
Jacqueline R. Morales, careless driving, operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, etc., .08, 1st offense, failure of owner to maintain required insurance or security, 1st offense. Continue to Oct. 9.
Brittany Perkins, show cause for $428 due. Defendant paid $120, continue to Sept. 25.
Brittney M. Robbins, speeding 25 mph over limit, failure of owner to maintain required insurance or security, 1st offense, failure to notify address change to DOT. Continue to Sept. 25.
Brad M. Stickling, show cause for $718 due. Recall warrant and DOT notice, proof of enrolment shown; defendant paying in full today.
Edward C. Sullivan, operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, etc., .08, 1st offense, failure of owner to maintain required insurance or security, 1st offense. Failed to appear. $1500 warrant, full cash, no surety. Bond forfeiture notice Oct. 9.
Gabrielle D. Taylor, bond forfeiture hearing. Failed to appear. Warrant, do not release-no bond, defendant has twice failed to appear after release on bond. Forfeiture bond.
Carla W. Thacker, show cause for $123 due. Paid.
Gerald D. Tilley, show cause for $568. Defendant paid $40. Continue to Sept. 25.
Donald L. Ward, review. No action, court has no authority to order the Indiana BMV to do anything.
Mark A. Woods, speeding 26 mph over limit in school zone, failure to wear seat belts. Guilty plea entered to amended charge speeding over 25 mph. State traffic school and $25 fine with $143 court cost, paid today.
William F. Wray III, operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs with .08, aggravator, 1st offense. Continue Sept. 25.

Small claims
Ashley Sharp vs Scott Dale Price. Other hearing. Defendant present; plaintiff present. Defendant acknowledges that he owes plaintiff $2,000. Judgment for plaintiff.

Civil
Cash Express, LLC vs Marsha Collings, ET AL. Review. Default judgment entered.
Asset Acceptance LLC vs Judy Edens. Review. Default judgment entered.
Cash Express, LLC vs Donald Ely Jr., review. Default judgment entered.
Midland Funding LLC vs Mary Evans. Review. Order of satisfaction signed.
Springleaf Financial Services of America vs Henry J. Topett IV. Review. Default judgment signed.

Probate
Estate of Gladys Buchanan. Probate hearing. Dispense with probate signed.
Estate of Geraldine Hamilton. Probate hearing. Dispense with probate signed.
Estate of Coleman M. Sibley. Probate hearing. Will proven by witness testimony-admitted. Co-executrixes appointed and sworn.
Estate of Erin Deanna Faye Jolly. Other hearing. Parties present. Mother withdrew her consent to guardianship; does not wish to proceed.
IN RE: Hudson R. Jent, review. Motion to withdraw signed.
Estate of Willa Mae Ward. Probate hearing. Lost will-probated copy of will probated. Witness testimony. Co-Executrixes appointed and sworn.

Sept. 13, 2012

Felony
Joshua Clift, criminal trespassing, 2nd degree. Guilty plea entered to amended criminal trespassing, 1st degree. 30 days conditionally discharged for 2 years, no contact with 300 Lehue Road, Bedford, $153 due Mar. 5.
Phillip Durham, fugitive from another state-warrant required-2charges. Defendant waives extradition to Indiana. Review Oct. 2 for pick up. Theft of identity of another without consent. Dismissed without prejudice.
Samantha Schaffner, receiving stolen property under $10,000, operating on suspended or revoked operators license. Dismissed without prejudice.
Everett C. Sullivan Jr., criminal mischief, 2nd degree. Remand to Oct. 2. Review for wanton endangerment, 2nd degree. Reaffirm Oct. 16.

Misdemeanor
Phillip Durham, possession of marijuana. Dismissed without prejudice, remand to Oct. 23.
Carroll Sullivan Jr., review. Continue to Oct. 30.
Loriana Thornton, assault 4th degree domestic violence minor injury. Defendant not present. Continue to Oct. 30.
Kimberly A. Walker, possession of marijuana. Guilty plea entered. $303 fine and court cost due Mar. 5.
Corey A. Wardrup, review for theft by deception. Remand to Oct. 2 court date and Oct. 11 court date. Attorney Bourne allowed to withdraw as counsel of record; reschedule to Oct. 30 to allow defendant to obtain counsel.
Brandon L. Wooten, assault 4th degree domestic violence no visible injury. Continue to Oct. 30.

Traffic
Joseph T. Billington, review. Remand Oct. 11 for court hearing; reschedule suppression hearing to Sept. 27.
Paul D. Hankinson, operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, etc, .08, 1st offense, rear license not illuminated. Remand to Oct. 5 for jury trial, rescheduled date to Dec. 17.
Daniel P. Regan, review. Continue to Sept. 27.

Civil
DH Capital Management, Inc vs Ashlie N. Arvin. Review. Defendant failed to appear. Default judgment for plaintiff.
Midland Funding vs Martin Fuller. Review. Defendant failed to appear. Default judgment for plaintiff.
Asset Acceptance LLC vs Jessica R. Neal. Review. Order signed to transfer to Henry county.
Springleaf Financial Services of America vs Michael Raines. Review. Defendant failed to appear. Default judgment for plaintiff.
LVNV Funding LLCP vs Barbara A. Rocca. Review. Order signed for agreed judgment.
Mortenson Family Dental vs Crystal D. Taylor. Review. Order of satisfaction signed.
Midland Funding LLC vs Debbie Tribble. Review. Order of satisfaction signed.
Asset Acceptance LLC vs Angela Warren. Review. Defendant failed to appear. Default judgment for plaintiff.
Portfolio Recovery Associates vs Daniel Weakly. Review. Defendant failed to appear. Default judgment for plaintiff.

Probate
Estate of Freddie L. Ingram. Order signed to dispense with administration.