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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 March 25, 2014.

FELONIES
Michael A. Edens - preliminary hearing – speeding 8 mph over the limit, rear license not illuminated, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure of owner to maintain required insurance 1st offense, possession of marijuana. Not guilty plea, continued to 4-8-14; 1st degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) 1st offense – amend to possession of a controlled substance and dismiss without prejudice.
Gary J. McCollum - preliminary hearing – 1st degree criminal mischief – Guilty plea, amend to 2nd degree criminal mischief, 365 days conditionally discharged 2 years; 4th degree assault domestic violence no injury – guilty plea, 365 days conditionally discharged 2 years. Restitution hearing 4-22-14.
Gary S. Redfern - pretrial conference – 1st degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) 1st offense, possession of a controlled substance 2 or higher offense, 2nd degree possession of a controlled substance, 1st offense, possession of drug paraphernalia. Not guilty plea, continued to 7-15-14 for final pretrial conference; jury trial 7-24-14.
Zachary Thomas Shane Galbreath - show cause hearing – proof of enrollment shown.
Haley S. Asher - preliminary hearing – unlawful distribution of a meth precursor 1st offense. Not guilty plea, 20 day waiver offer extended to 4-8-14.
Mary Lou McKinney McFarland – arraignment – 1st degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) 1st offense. Not guilty plea, continued to 4-8-14.
Jeffrey Wade Hayes – arraignment – theft by unlawful taking over $500 but under $10,000. Amend to theft by unlawful taking under $500. Continued to 4-22-14.

MISDEMEANORS
Robert L. Stivers – sentencing – 60 days concurrent with present felony sentences at Carroll Co. Detention Center.
Amy Turner - show cause hearing – (2) 3rd degree unlawful transaction with a minor. More unexcused absences, 3 month deferral, continued to 7-1-14.
Ellery V. Guest - pretrial conference – trafficking in marijuana less that 8 oz. 1st offense, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia. Guilty plea, not final. Sentencing on 4-22-14.
Douglas Hayden - pretrial conference – theft by unlawful taking under $500. Not guilty plea, final pretrial 7-15-14, jury trial 7-18-14.
Douglas Hayden – review – 2nd degree possession of a controlled substance (amphetamine). Continued to 8-7-14.
Douglas Ray Hayden - pretrial conference – (4) 2nd degree cruelty to animals, (4) dogs to be licensed, (4)dogs to be vaccinated against rabies. Need order to appear for jury trial on 8-7-14. Final pretrial conference 7-15-14.
Joseph B. Hayden - pretrial conference - theft by unlawful taking under $500. Not guilty plea, final pretrial 7-15-14, jury trial 7-18-14.
Joseph B. Hayden - pretrial conference – 2nd degree criminal mischief, 4th degree assault with minor injury. Jury trial #2, 7-24-14.
Korrine Bishop - pretrial conference – receiving stolen property under $500. Not guilty plea, bench trial 6-3-14.
Carey Caple - pretrial conference – operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol aggravator 3rd offense. Guilty plea amended to DUI 1st offense, $728 fine, must complete ADE 1st offender, 30 day suspension; possession of marijuana – guilty plea, $150 fine; possession of drug paraphernalia - $250 fine; driving on a DUI suspended license – 2nd offense – guilty plea, 75 days, 60 days conditionally discharged for 2 years, 15 days to serve with 9 days credit; plus $372 fine; careless driving, improper start from parked position, failure to produce insurance card, improper plates, dismissed.
Lisa A. Ely - pretrial conference – jury trial affirmed.
Melvin L. Ely - pretrial conference – jury trial affirmed.
Aaron T. Ashby - pretrial conference – 4th degree assault domestic violence with minor injury. Not guilty plea, 6 month deferral. Continued to 9-23-14.
Amber L. Wyatt – arraignment – possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia. Not guilty plea, continued to 4-8-14.
Greg Jeffries – arraignment – possession of marijuana – guilty plea. $250 fine; possession of drug paraphernalia – guilty plea, $250 fine, 15 days conditionally discharged 2 years, must show proof of substance abuse program by 5-20-14. Show cause hearing 9-23-14.
Kenneth W. Breeden – arraignment – careless driving, no/expired plates, failure of non owner operator to maintain required insurance, operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol 3rd offense, possession of open alcohol container in a vehicle, driving on DUI suspended license aggravator 1st offense, no seatbelt, resisting arrest.
Not guilty plea, continued to 5-20-14.
Curtis Ellis - show cause hearing – failed to appear, bench warrant issued $250.
Brandon D. Grant – diversion completion – Order to appear for proof of domestic violence offender treatment 4-22-14.
John C. Harris – arraignment – failed to appear. Continue first appearance 4-8-14.

TRAFFIC
James D. Copple, Jr. – arraignment – speeding 14 mph over the limit, rear license not illuminated, license to be in possession, operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol. Not guilty plea, continued to 4-8-14.
Brandy M. Jupin - show cause hearing – proof of enrollment shown, continued to 4-8-14.
George E. Roberson - pretrial conference – operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol aggravator 1st offense, failure of owner to maintain required insurance. Guilty plea to DUI 1st offense $375 fine, must attend ADE for first offenders, 2 days jail/credit time served.
Jacob Mattingly – to enter plea –operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs 1st offense. Guilty plea, sentencing 4-22-14; failure to give oncoming vehicle ½ of highway, careless driving, possession of open alcohol container in a vehicle, dismissed.
Aaron T. Ashby - pretrial conference – operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol 1st offense.  Continued to 4-22-14.
Girishi K. Zaveri – arraignment – speeding 21 mph over the limit, failure to produce insurance card, dismissed.
Robert D. Parker – arraignment – speeding 16 mph over the limit. Continued to 9-23-14.
Charles A. Parrish – arraignment – failure of owner to maintain required insurance – guilty plea, $500 fine, $400 suspended, $143 court costs due 4-22-14; no/expired plated, no/expired registration, rear license not illuminated, dismissed.
Jesus Renteria – arraignment – no operator’s license, failure to produce insurance card, no seatbelt. Continued to 4-22-14.
Chadwick Richards - pretrial conference – no seatbelt, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, no/expired Kentucky registration, no/expired plates. Continued to 5-6-14.
Jeri R. Roeseler – show cause hearing – continued to 4-22-14.
Kenneth R. Sellers – arraignment – speeding 15 mph over the limit. Failed to appear, DOT notified.
Truman G. Staples – FTA review – proof of ADE shown.
Jeremy G. Stethen – review – dismissed.
James D. Walker – arraignment – no/expired plates, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance. Not guilty plea, continued to 4-8-14.
Roby T. Webster – arraignment – speeding 15 mph over the limit. Failed to appear, DOT notified.
Richard A. Wright – arraignment – speeding 15 mph over the limit – guilty plea, paid, state traffic school; failure to produce insurance card, dismissed.
Deidrich J. Moederzoon – arraignment – speeding 18 mph over the limit. Not guilty plea, continued to 4-22-14.
Aaron M. Overpeck – arraignment – speeding 15 mph over the limit – guilty plea, $30 fine, $143 court costs; failure to produce insurance card, dismissed.
Autumn L. Kruer – review – dismissed.
Austin C. Louden – arraignment – speeding 21 mph over the limit. Guilty plea, paid.
Machiel A. Martin - show cause hearing – Failed to appear, bench warrant issued. $1,298 restitution due.
Michael C. McCane - show cause hearing – Failed to appear, bench warrant issued, DOT notified, order to appear sent for proof of ADE enrollment.
Rachel A. Jennings – arraignment – speeding 10 mph over the limit. Guilty plea, paid.
Nathan T. Jones – arraignment – speeding 10 mph over the limit. Failed to appear, DOT notified. Recall if paid.
Cody L. Hunt - show cause hearing – paid.
Brian L. Graves – arraignment – speeding 26mph over the limit, no operators license, careless driving – not guilty plea, continued to 5-20-14; failure of owner to maintain required insurance, dismissed.
Tina C. Enos – arraignment – no/expired plates, failure to produce insurance card, dismissed.
Bradley T. Ginn – arraignment – speeding 18 mph over the limit. If not paid, notify DOT. If paid, refer to State Traffic School; failure to produce insurance card, dismissed.
Christopher S. Gorbandt – arraignment – speeding 18 mph over the limit. Failed to appear, DOT notified.
Aubrey C. Dabney – arraignment – speeding 13 mph over the limit – guilty plea, state traffic school; failure to produce insurance card – amend to failure of owner to maintain required insurance 1st offense. $500 fine, $400 suspended, $143 court costs – payment due 4-22-14.
Vincent T. Bell, Jr. – arraignment – speeding 17 mph over the limit. Guilty plea, paid.

PROBATE
Estate of Barbara J. Rassman – review – hearing on exceptions continued to 6-17-14.

SMALL CLAIMS
Kinser & Kinser, Inc. vs. Shonda Brown – other hearing – dismissed per plaintiff.