Hancock County court happenings

The Hancock County District Court Arraignment Docket for Wednesday, February 12, 2020. The Honorable John McCarty presiding.

Probate Court

The estate of Robert Alan Ditch, show cause hearing. No action listed.

The estate of Mary Lee Morris, motion hour, motion to approve buyer of property. Order to be tendered.

The estate of Nancy S. Merserve, settlement. Case continued to 3-25-20 for review.

Civil Court

LVNV Funding LLC. vs Carol Waters, motion hour, motion for default judgment signed.

Capital One Bank vs Brandon N. Severs, motion hour, motion for default judgment signed.

Unifund CCR LLC. vs Jeremy J. Conder, motion hour, motion for default judgment signed.

Capital One Bank vs Theresa Kirchner, review. No action.

Capital One Bank vs Guy A. Kirchner, review. Garnishment released.

Owensboro Health vs Theresa J. Kirchner, review. Garnishment released.

Republic Finance LLC. vs Becky S. Gibson, motion hour, motion for default judgment signed.

Small Claims

None recorded.

Misdemeanor Court

Samuel Flinn, arraignment, harassing communications. The defendant entered a plea of not guilty. The defendant’s pretrial conference scheduled for 3/11/20 at 9 a.m.

Ashley V. Renfrow, arraignment. The defendant failed to appear, the court issued a $500 cash bench warrant.

Diverted Cases

Seth W. Clark, diversion. Case rescheduled two weeks.

Felony Court

Christopher Dickinson, arraignment, fugitive from another state-warrant required. No action.

Heather Lynn Russelburg, arraignment, two charges. 1) Burglary-third degree. 2) Theft by unlawful taking or disposition-all others under $500. The defendant entered a plea of not guilty. The defendant’s preliminary hearing scheduled for 2-26-20 at 9 a.m.

Paul E. McConnell, other hearing, two charges. 1) Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, etc. .08 first offense. 2) First degree possession of a controlled substance/heroin first offense. The defendant’s case continued to 3-25-20. Court notice sent to the defendant.

Theresa J. Nelson, preliminary hearing, two charges. 1) Criminal possession of a forged instrument-second degree. 2) Theft by unlawful taking or disposition all others under $500. The defendant’s case continued two weeks.

Damon M. Cutrell, preliminary hearing, two charges. 1) Strangulation-second degree. 2) Assault fourth degree no visible injury. The defendant’s case continued to 3-11-20 at 9 a.m.

Timothy W. Smotherman, arraignment, four charges. 1) Disorderly conduct-second degree. 2) Resisting arrest. 3) Possession of marijuana. 4) First degree possession of a controlled substance/drug unspecified, first offense. The defendant entered a plea of not guilty. The defendant’s preliminary hearing scheduled for 2-26-20.

Ian Neether, pretrial conference, theft by unlawful taking or disposition auto-$500 or more but under $10,000. The defendant’s case continued to 2-26-20 at 9 a.m.

Christopher Scott Dickinson, preliminary hearing, two charges. 1) Possession of a controlled substance-first degree-first offense. 2) Drug paraphernalia-buy/possession. The defendant’s case continued to 2-19-20 at 8:30 a.m.

Diverted Cases

None recorded.

Traffic Court

Bradley D. Clemons, other hearing, three charges. The defendant entered a plea of guilty to two charges and fined a concurrent $50 on each. Charge three dismissed.

Michael Branden Dunn, pretrial conference, three charges. 1) No operator’s/moped license. 2) No/expired Kentucky registration receipt. 3) Failure to produce insurance card. The defendant’s case continued to 2-26-20 at 9 a.m.

Chris Dickinson, show cause deferred/installment payment. The defendant’s payment amount of $157.50 converted to a jail sentence. The defendant given credit for days served.

Chuck Lane Skelton, arraignment, three charges. 1) Violation of part 395 Federal Safety Regulations-hours of service for drivers. 2) Operating with an inactive/cancelled/revoked motor fuel tax license. 3) No weight distance tax license. The defendant failed to appear, notice sent to the department of transportation.

Diverted Cases

None recorded.

Real Estate

Dennis R. Snyder and Sherry P. Snyder to Michael A. Mosby and Lacey B. Mosby, 20 Hillcrest Circle.

Timothy McLaughlin to Ronald J. Strehl and Mary Helen Strehl, 1.107 acres Strehl Division.

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