Cases appearing in the Edgar County Circuit Court

By Suzanne Williams swilliamsprairiepress@gmail.com
Posted 2/3/20

Individuals appearing before the bench for the Jan. 23 felony and traffic court call in Edgar County Circuit Court included:

 

In custody

-Roger D. Baugh Jr., 36, Paris, appeared in …

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Cases appearing in the Edgar County Circuit Court

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Individuals appearing before the bench for the Jan. 23 felony and traffic court call in Edgar County Circuit Court included:

 

In custody

-Roger D. Baugh Jr., 36, Paris, appeared in custody, waived the preliminary hearing and pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to two counts of a Class 4 felony unlawful possession of a credit card. The matter was continued for a pretrial conference. In another case, Baugh’s unresolved three counts of a Class 2 felony burglary, a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine and a Class A misdemeanor possession of a hypodermic syringe charges were continued for a pretrial conference. Baugh was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Kyle R. Bostick, 30, Belleville, appeared in custody on a warrant for missing a previous court date. His Class A misdemeanor violating an order of protection conviction was continued for a status review hearing. He was granted a personal recognizance bond. Bostick was remanded to custody pending release processing.

-Joseph Wesley Christopher, 28, Chrisman, appeared in custody for missing a previous court appearance. A pretrial conference was scheduled for the petition to revoke his probation sentences for a Class 2 felony aggravated battery, a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine and a Class 3 felony aggravated battery convictions. In another matter, a pretrial conference was scheduled for his unresolved Class 2 felony burglary, a Class 3 felony aggravated battery, a Class 4 felony criminal trespassing and a Class A misdemeanor battery charges. His oral motion for a bond reduction was denied. Christopher was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Jacob A. Coe, 43, Paris, appeared in custody. He pleaded guilty to an amended charge of a Class A misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and was sentenced to 120 days in jail with 90 days as electronic home confinement, credit for 14 days previously served and the remaining 30 days are subject to the court’s discretion, 18 months of probation, a $300 fine, court costs, various state fees and forfeiture of all items seized at the time of his arrest. In exchange for the guilty plea, the state dismissed a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine charge. He was remanded to custody pending release processing.

-Bret D. Jefferies, 27, Clinton, Ind., appeared in custody and was charged with a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine and a Class A misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. The case went to the public defender and was continued for a first appearance with counsel. Jefferies was granted a personal recognizance bond and remanded to custody pending release processing.

-Daisy M. Love, 18, Paris, appeared in custody, waived the preliminary hearing and pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to two counts of a Class 3 felony aggravated battery and two counts of a Class A misdemeanor domestic battery charges. Bond was reduced to $5,000 from the original bond of $10,000 and the no-contact order was deleted from the bond conditions. The matter was continued for a pretrial conference and Love was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Kimberly A.M. Heath Mattingly, 28, Paris, appeared in custody, was charged and pleaded guilty to a Class A misdemeanor battery and a Class B misdemeanor criminal trespassing. She was sentenced to 30 days in jail with credit for two days previously served and the remaining 26 days are subject to the court’s discretion,18 months of conditional discharge, a $300 fine for the Class A misdemeanor and a $75 fine for the second charge, court costs, various state fees and ordered to obtain counseling per an evaluation. In exchange for the guilty plea, the state dismissed a Class C misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge. Mattingly was remanded to custody pending release processing.

-Alec R. Mockbee, 21, Danville, appeared in custody and pleaded guilty to a Class 3 felony theft charge. He was sentenced to 150 days in jail with credit for 76 days previously served with the remaining 74 days to be served as electronic home confinement subject to the court’s discretion, two years of second-chance probation, 30 hours of community service work, $20,000 restitution to Accel Entertainment, a $600 fine, court costs various state fees and orders to obtain a GED and maintain full-time employment. He was remanded to custody pending release processing.

-Anthony R. Rauch, 30, Paris, appeared in custody and entered a negotiated guilty plea to two counts of a Class 4 felony domestic battery charge. He was sentenced to 180 days in jail with credit for 68 days previously served with the remaining 44 days to be served as electronic home confinement, two years of probation, a $500 fine, court costs, various state fees and an order to have no contact with the apparent victims. In exchange for the plea, the state dismissed a Class A misdemeanor aggravated assault. He was remanded to custody pending release processing.

 

Charges

-Jordan L. Kirkhart, 30, Danville, was charged with a Class 1 felony possession of methamphetamine and a Class 2 felony theft. He told the court he will hire an attorney. The matter was continued for a pretrial conference.

 

Guilty pleas

-Evan T. Chestnut, 24, West Terre Haute, Ind., entered a negotiated guilty plea to a Class A misdemeanor driving under the influence of alcohol charge and was sentenced to 36 days in jail with credit for 18 days previously served with good time credit to apply, 24 months of probation, a $750 fine, court costs, various state fees, an order to complete 75 hours of DUI counseling and prohibited from consuming alcohol or entering establishments that serve or sell alcohol. In exchange for the guilty plea, the state dismissed a second DUI charge.

-Troy W. Patterson, 37, Georgetown, pleaded guilty to a Class B misdemeanor speeding charge. He was sentenced to a $300 fine, court costs and various state fees.

-Steven E. Malone, 19, Paris, was charged and pleaded guilty to a Class B misdemeanor driving without a license. He was sentenced to a $400 fine, court costs and various state fees.

-Kassady C. Neibarger, 31, Paris, was charged and pleaded guilty to a Class B misdemeanor driving without a license. She was sentenced to a $300 fine court costs and various state fees.

 

Not guilty pleas

-Barbara Gallagher, 32, Paris, pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class 3 felony aggravated battery and a Class A misdemeanor domestic battery. The matter was continued for a pretrial conference.

 

Other matters

-Susan N. Elam, 32, Terre Haute, Ind., appeared for sentencing after her probation sentence for a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine conviction. She was resentenced to 180 days in jail to be served as electronic home monitoring, two years of conditional discharge, an order to obtain counseling per an evaluation and an order to pay all previous financial obligations.

-Jacob E. White, 34, Terre Haute, Ind., failed to appear in court. In his absence, the preliminary hearing was held. On his behalf, the public defender pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine, a Class A misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license charges. A warrant for his arrest was issued and bond was set at $7,500. The matter was continued for a pretrial conference.

 

Warrants

Warrants were ordered when the following individuals failed to answer the court call: Erica L. Emerick, 44, Chrisman; Ashley LaBaume Mobley, 33, Chrisman; Avery M. Morgan, 27, Paris; Megan L. Roshel, 30, Terre Haute, Ind.; and Corey D. Weaver, 31.