Cases appearing in Edgar County Court

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In custody

-Kyle N. Carter-Alvis, 25, Kansas, appeared in custody and pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to two counts of a Class 4 felony domestic battery. His oral motion for a personal recognizance bond was denied. Carter-Alvis was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Jason Ball, no age or address provided, appeared in custody and pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class 3 felony failure to register as a sex offender charge. By agreement, bond was reduced to $2,500 from the original bond of $5,000. A pretrial conference was scheduled and Ball was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Sean P. Christopher, 31, Paris, appeared in custody and pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class 2 felony aggravated criminal sexual abuse and a Class 4 felony criminal sexual abuse charge. The matter was continued for a pretrial conference. Christopher was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Devon L. DeWeese,18, Paris, appeared in custody. The public defender was appointed to represent him for his unresolved charges of a Class A misdemeanor retail theft, a Class A misdemeanor domestic battery, a Class A misdemeanor resisting a police officer and a Class A misdemeanor illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor. His oral motion for a personal recognizance bond was denied. He was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Richard E. Durbin, 42, West Terre Haute, Ind., appeared in custody. A presentence investigation was ordered for the petition to revoke his probation sentences for a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine and a Class 4 felony possession of a controlled substance convictions. The matter was continued for the sentencing hearing. Durbin’s motion for a personal recognizance bond was denied. He was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Joe W. Evans, 30, Paris, appeared in custody for missing a previous court appearance. His unresolved charges of a Class 2 felony aggravated domestic battery and a Class 4 felony domestic battery were continued for a pretrial conference. He was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Vincent K. Griffin, 57, Paris, appeared in custody, was charged and pleaded guilty to a Class C misdemeanor disorderly conduct. He was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days previously served, one year of conditional discharge, a $200 fine, court costs and various state fees. He was remanded to custody pending release processing.

-Tyge A. Hissem, 26, Urbana, appeared in custody for missing a previous court appearance. A pretrial conference was scheduled for the petition to revoke his probation sentence for a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine conviction and for his unresolved Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine and a Class A misdemeanor possession of a hypodermic syringe charges. He was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

nDakota L. Livingston, 23, Paris, appeared in custody for missing a previous court appearance. He denied a petition to revoke his probation sentence for a Class A misdemeanor illegal consumption of alcohol conviction. The matter was continued for a pretrial conference. He was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Dawn M. Ordiway, 34, Paris, pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class X felony delivery of methamphetamine, a Class X felony possession of methamphetamine, a Class X felony methamphetamine trafficking and a Class A misdemeanor resisting a police officer. Bond was reduced to $15,000 from the original bond of $30,000. The matter was continued for a preliminary hearing and Ordiway was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Jared M. Plew, 26, no address provided, appeared in custody and pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class 3 felony unlawful possession of a weapon by a convicted felon and a Class A misdemeanor unlawful use of weapons charges. His motion for a personal recognizance bond was denied. Plew was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Vance E. Plew, 24, Paris, appeared in custody for a fitness hearing. The court ruled Plew is competent to stand trial for his unresolved Class 4 felony domestic battery and a Class A misdemeanor domestic battery charges. The matter was continued for a negotiated plea agreement.

In another matter, Plew pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class A misdemeanor resisting a police officer and a Class C misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges. The matter was continued for a pretrial conference. He was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

nCiera N. Prouse, 27, Paris, appeared in custody for missing a previous court appearance. The unresolved petition to revoke her probation sentence for a Class A misdemeanor violating an order of protection conviction was continued for a pretrial conference. In another matter, her unresolved charges of a Class 4 felony criminal trespassing, a Class 4 felony violating an order of protection and a Class A misdemeanor criminal damage to property were continued for a pretrial conference. She was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Tersh S. Scamihorn, 25, Kansas, appeared in custody, was charged and pleaded guilty to a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license. The matter was continued for a sentencing hearing, and he was granted a personal recognizance bond. Scamihorn was remanded to custody pending release processing.

-Jonathan A. Winn, 28, Paris, appeared in custody and was charged with a Class X felony predatory criminal sexual assault of a child and a Class 2 felony aggravated criminal sexual abuse. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for the preliminary hearing.

-James R. Wallace, 31, Paris, appeared in custody for his sentencing hearing for a petition to revoke his probation sentence for a Class 4 felony aggravated driving while license is revoked conviction. He was resentenced to 18 months in the Illinois Department of Corrections with credit for 84 days previously served and ordered to pay all prior financial obligations. In another matter, the state’s motion was granted to dismiss a Class A misdemeanor obstruction of identification and a Class A misdemeanor resisting a police officer charges. Wallace was remanded to custody for transport to IDOC.

-Daniel B. Young, 33, Paris, appeared in custody for missing a previous court appearance. His unresolved charge of a Class 4 felony criminal trespassing was continued for a pretrial conference.

In another matter, Young’s sentencing hearing for a petition to revoke his probation sentence for a Class 1 felony possession of methamphetamine conviction was continued for a pretrial conference. He was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

Charges

-Tonya Judith Goodrich, 33, Danville, was charged with two counts of a Class A misdemeanor driving under the influence of alcohol. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

nEric V. Haddix, 48, Paris, was charged with a Class A misdemeanor driving under the influence of drugs. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

-Margaret M. Hendricks, 27, Paris, was charged with a Class A misdemeanor driving under the influence of drugs. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

-Elva Hood, 35, Chrisman, was charged with a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine, a Class 4 felony aggravated cruelty to animals and a Class A misdemeanor cruelty to animals. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for the preliminary hearing.

-Bruce L. Hunt, 39, Paris, was presented with a petition to revoke his conditional discharge sentences for a Class A misdemeanor possession of a hypodermic syringe and a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license convictions. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

-Russell N. Monnett, 23, Marshall, was charged with a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

-Paul S. Strange, 47, Paris, was presented with a petition to revoke his conditional discharge sentence for a Class A misdemeanor possession of a firearm without a FOID card conviction. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

-Dustin E. Talbott, 34, Paris, was charged with a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

-Shawn M. Thompson, 36, Paris, was charged and pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license. He waived the right to be represented by an attorney, and the matter was continued for a pretrial conference.

-Austin M. White, 19, Paris, was charged with a Class A misdemeanor illegal consumption of alcohol. He told the court he will hire an attorney. The matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

Guilty pleas

-James E. Campbell, 58, Paris, entered a negotiated guilty plea agreement to a Class 2 felony unlawful use of property for methamphetamine manufacturing and a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine precursors charges. In exchange for the plea, the state dismissed a Class 2 felony possession of methamphetamine manufacturing materials. He was sentenced to 180 days in jail with credit for 15 days previously served and the remaining 150 days to be served as electronic home monitoring with work release, two years of probation, a $500 fine, court costs and various state fees.

-Saundra D. Johnson, 29, Greenup, pleaded guilty to an amended Class C misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge. In exchange for the guilty plea, the state dismissed a Class A misdemeanor domestic battery charge. She was sentenced to one year of conditional discharge, a $300 fine, court costs and various state fees.

In another case, Johnson pleaded guilty to a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license. She was sentenced to one year of conditional discharge to run concurrent with her previous conviction, a $300 fine, court costs and various state fees.

-Connie J. Stappenbeck, 52, Hume, entered a negotiated guilty plea to a Class A misdemeanor battery charge. In exchange for the plea, the state dismissed a Class 3 felony aggravated battery charge. She was sentenced to 120 days inin jail with 90 days to be served as electronic home monitoring and the remaining 30 days in jail are subject to the court’s discretion, two years of probation, restitution of $832, a $500 fine, court costs and various state fees.

-William O.M. Whitley, 26, Paris, pleaded guilty to a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license. He was sentenced to one year of conditional discharge, a $400 fine, court costs and various state fees.

Not guilty pleas

-Christopher L. Asbury, 38, Paris, pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class 2 felony delivery of methamphetamine, a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine and a Class A misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia charges. He hired an attorney and the matter was continued for a pretrial conference.

-Jody L. Cash, 45, Paris, pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class A misdemeanor battery charge. A pretrial conference was scheduled.

-Ellizzette D. McDonald, 56, Paris, pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license charge. A pretrial conference was scheduled.

Warrants

Warrants were ordered when the following individuals failed to answer the court call: Joseph Wesley Christopher II, 27, Chrisman; Timothy Jones, 50, Marshall; Summer D. Perisho, 38, Paris; Ashley N. Rhoads, 21, Paris; Brandon Wayne Timmerman, 40, Paris; Justin M. Tresner, 30, Paris; and Jimmy L. Woodyard, 56, Paris.