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District Court Docket 2/6/24

The Hancock County District Court docket for Tuesday, February 6, 2024. The Honorable Greg Vincent presiding.

Probate

The estate of Margie L. Jones, review. Parties failed to appear; case dismissed.

The estate of Edith Darlene Edge, probate hearing, order signed.

The estate of Tommy Joe Meserve, probate hearing, order signed.

The estate of Karl Austin Beaver, inventory. The case continued to 3-5-24 at 9 am at the request of the attorney.

The estate of Francis Clifton Banks, inventory. The case continued to 3-5-24 at 9 am at the request of the attorney.

The estate of Terry Joe Griffin, settlement. Order signed.

The estate of Helen M. Fleming, settlement. The case continued to 5-7-24 at 9 am.

The estate of Mikel Ray McDaniel, review. Court notice to file proof of recording of will by 3-5-24 at 9 am.

The estate of Hugh F. Gaynor, other hearing, proof filed.

Civil Court

Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC. vs Robert Kellems, other hearing, no action.

Small Claims Court

None recorded.

Misdemeanor Court

Roy D. Butler, other hearing, assault fourth degree minor injury. Order signed.

Freedom Lee Byard, pretrial conference, two charges. 1) Assault fourth degree domestic violence minor injury. The charge was deferred one year on conditions. 2) Criminal mischief-second degree. Order entered.

Gabrial Lee Muffett, pretrial conference, violation of Kentucky EPO/DVO. The defendant’s case continued to 3-5-24 at 9 am.

Gabrial Lee Muffett, pretrial conference, assault fourth degree domestic violence minor injury. The defendant’s case continued to 3-5-24 at 9 am.

Nikki N. Divine, arraignment, four charges. 1) Giving an officer false identifying information. 2) Failure to wear seat belts. 3) Illegal use of a license. 4) License to be in possession. The defendant’s case continued to 3-5-24 at 9 am. A court notice sent to the parties.

Haley M. Shepherd, show cause deferred/installment payment, three charges. 1) Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol-second-aggravating circumstances. 2) Failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security-first. 3) Criminal mischief-second degree. The defendant’s case continued to 3-5-24 at 9 am.

Dakota Robert Pate, pretrial conference, five charges. 1) Failure to wear seat belts. 2) Failure to produce insurance card. 3) Operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license. 4) Possession of marijuana. 5) Drug paraphernalia-buy/possession. The defendant failed to appear; the court issued a bench warrant for $1,000 cash.

Leslie Walling, pretrial conference, four charges. 1) Assault fourth degree domestic violence no visible injury. 2) Unlawful imprisonment-second degree. 3) Terroristic threatening-third degree. 4) Resisting arrest. The defendant’s case reset to 3-5-24 at 9 am.

Diann Dewitt, arraignment, theft by deception including cold checks over $500 but less than $1,000. The defendant’s case dismissed due to a motion by the Commonwealth’s Attorney.

Nathan A. Patterson, pretrial conference, possession of marijuana. Order signed.

Christopher L. Cross, pretrial conference, disorderly conduct-second degree. Order entered.

Diverted cases

None recorded.

Felony Court

Michael Curtwright, preliminary hearing, four charges of a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, and three charges of a convicted felon in possession of a handgun. Probable cause established; case referred to the grand jury.

Terry L. Carter, arraignment, two charges. 1) Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/substances-first. 2) Convicted felon in possession of a handgun. The defendant entered a plea of not guilty; the defendant’s preliminary hearing scheduled for 2-20-24 at 9 am.

Timothy A. Brickey, arraignment, three charges. 1) Criminal trespass-second degree. 2) Burglary-third degree. 3) Criminal mischief-third degree. The defendant’s case continued to 2-20-24 at 9 am.

Matthew A. Martin, show cause deferred/installment payment, four charges. 1) Failure to yield right-of-way to pedestrians. 2) Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol .08-second. 3) Drug paraphernalia-buy/possession. 4) First degree possession of a controlled substance-drug unspecified-first offense. Proof of community service completed; case closed.

Steven Lee Wesley, show cause deferred/installment payment, six charges. 1) Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance-first. 2) Careless driving. 3) Possession of a controlled substance-first degree-first offense-methamphetamine. 4) Attempted possession of a controlled substance-first degree-first offense-methamphetamine. 5) Illegal possession of a legend drug. 6) Drug paraphernalia-buy/possession. The defendant paid $100; the defendant’s case continued to 3-5-24 at 9 am.

Kevin G. Brickey, motion hour, two charges. 1) Theft by deception including cold checks over $1,000 but under $10,000. 2) Theft by deception including cold checks over $500 but under $1,000. Order signed.

Diverted cases

None recorded.

Traffic Court

Freedom Lee Byard, arraignment, four charges. 1) Rear license not illuminated. The defendant fined $25. 2) Failure to wear seat belts. The defendant fined $25. 3) Booster seat violations. The defendant fined $100. All fines concurrent. 4) Improper display of registration plates. The charge deferred one year. The defendant’s fines and costs total $242.50, the defendant to pay the balance by 8-6-24 at 9 am.

Ronald Hugh Corbett, motion hour, two charges. 1) Speeding 10 MPH over limit. 2) Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol .08 first. The defendant’s pretrial conference scheduled for 5-7-24 at 9 am.

John K. Ogle, pretrial conference, three charges. 1) Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol .08 first. 2) Operating a motor vehicle with an expired operator’s license. 3) Possession of an open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle. The defendant’s pretrial conference scheduled for 5-7-24 at 9 am.

Jeremy Lee Addison, arraignment, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, .08 first. The defendant’s pretrial conference scheduled for 5-7-24 at 9 am.

Filmore Grant Aubrey II, arraignment, six charges. 1) No/expired registration plates. 2) No/expired Kentucky registration receipt. 3) Failure to produce insurance card. 4) Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol first. 5) Failure to register transfer of motor vehicle. 6) Obstructed vision and/or windshield. The defendant entered a plea of not guilty; the defendant’s pretrial conference scheduled for 5-7-24 at 9 am.

Xavier D. Taylor, review, five charges. 1) No/expired Kentucky registration receipt. 2) No/expired registration plates. 3) Failure to produce insurance card. 4) Failure of non-owner/operator to maintain required insurance-first. 5) No operator’s/moped license. The defendant’s pretrial conference scheduled for 3-5-24 at 9 am.

Matthew Aaron Martin, show cause deferred/installment payment, three charges. 1) Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of substances-second. 2) Failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security-first. 3) Failure to notify address change to the department of transportation. Proof of community service filed, the defendant received a credit of $406 toward costs, the defendant’s case set for review on 3-5-24 at 9 am.

Gregory David Shock, arraignment, two charges. 1) No/expired Kentucky registration receipt. 2) No/expired registration plates. Proof shown, case dismissed.

Joshua Lynn Vance, pretrial conference, two charges. 1) Operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license. 2) Failure to produce insurance card. The defendant’s case reset to 3-5-24 at 9 am.

Jalisa Travis Johns, arraignment, three charges. 1) Speeding 16 MPH over limit. 2) Failure to produce insurance card. 3) No/expired Kentucky registration receipt. The court sent a notice to the defendant that the case continued to 3-5-24 at 9 am.

James Cark Decker III, show cause deferred/installment payment, five charges. 1) Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/substances-first. 2) Failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security-first. 3) No/expired Kentucky registration receipt. 4) No/expired registration plates. 5) Possession of an open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle. The defendant ordered to pay $300 by 3-5-24 at 9 am.

Arturo None Cordova, review, three charges. 1) Speeding 19 MPH over limit. 2) Failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security-first. 3) No/expired registration plates. The court issued a notice to the defendant to file proof of insurance by 3-5-24 at 9 am.

Chad Michael Baker, show cause deferred/installment payment, three charges.  1) Operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license. 2) License to be in possession. 3) No/expired Kentucky registration receipt. The defendant failed to appear; the court issued a bench warrant ordering the defendant to pay the amount due or serve a jail sentence.

Roberto Velazquez, arraignment, four charges. 1) Speeding 10 MPH over limit. The defendant entered a plea of guilty and fined $20.2) License to be in possession. The defendant provided proof; charge dismissed. 3) Failure to produce insurance card. Proof shown; charge dismissed. 4) No operator’s/moped license. Charge dismissed on proof provided.

Olivia Jane Ray, arraignment, four charges. 1) Speeding 10 MPH over limit. CATS rescheduled to 3-5-24 at 8:30 am. 2) No/expired Kentucky registration receipt. 3) No/expired registration plates. 4) Failure to produce insurance card. Charges 2-4 dismissed on proof.

Ashley L. Fuqua, pretrial conference, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, etc. .08. The defendant found guilty; order entered.

John Robert Kieser, review, two charges. 1) Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of substances-first-aggravating circumstances. 2) Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol-first. The defendant’s case closed.

Lisa M. Taul, review, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security-first. The defendant paid $220; the defendant’s case set for review on 3-5-24 at 9 am.

Larry Combs, motion hour, two charges. 1) Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol-first. 2) Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol-third. The defendant failed to appear; the court issued a bench warrant for $150. The defendant ordered to attend the review scheduled for 3-5-24 at 9 am.

Diverted cases

Ross Jeffery Adkins, diversion, three charges. 1) Speeding 26 MPH over/greater. 2) Speeding 20 MPH over limit. 3) Careless driving. The defendant’s diversion completed.

Beverly Jane Powers, diversion. The defendant’s diversion completed.

Real Estate Transfers

None recorded.

Marriage Licenses

None recorded.

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