Cases in the Edgar County Circuit Court

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Individuals appearing before the bench for the Nov. 25 criminal and traffic call in Edgar County Circuit Court included:

In Custody

-Dustin C. Craig, 39, Paris, appeared in custody. His unresolved two counts of a Class 2 felony violating the sex offender registry requirements, two counts of a Class A misdemeanor violating an order of protection, a Class A misdemeanor domestic battery and a Class B misdemeanor criminal trespassing charges were continued for a pretrial conference. He was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Zachary Q. Crouch, 28, Paris, appeared in custody and was charged with a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine. He waived his right to be represented by an attorney and pleaded guilty to the charge. Bond was reduced to $2,100 from the original bond of $2,500. A presentencing investigation was ordered and the matter was continued for the sentencing hearing. Crouch was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Dallas Lance Deweese, 32, Paris, appeared in custody and pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class 2 felony violating the sex offender registry, a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine and a Class A misdemeanor resisting a police officer charges. The matter was continued for a pretrial conference.

In another matter, his unresolved Class 2 felony aggravated domestic battery, two counts of a Class A misdemeanor domestic battery and a Class A misdemeanor interfering with the reporting of domestic violence charges were continued for a pretrial conference. Bond for all cases was set at $6,500 and he was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Dakota L. Livingston, 23, Paris, appeared in custody and was charged with a Class A misdemeanor violating a bail bond. The public defender got the case and an oral motion for bond reduction was denied. The matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel. He was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Jeremiah R. Mason, 41, Paris, appeared in custody for missing a previous court appearance. He was presented with and admitted a petition to revoke his probation sentence for a Class 4 felony harassment by electronic communications conviction. He was resentenced to 60 days in jail with credit for two days previously served and the remaining 56 days are subject to the court’s discretion, one year of probation and ordered to pay all previous financial obligations. He was remanded to custody pending release processing.

-Amea L. Morecraft, 38, Paris, appeared in custody. She pleaded guilty to a Class A misdemeanor driving on a revoked license. She was sentenced to 20 days in jail with credit for 10 days served with good conduct credit to apply, one year of conditional discharge, a $300 fine, court costs and various state fees. She was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Jimmy L. Woodyard, 57, Paris, appeared in custody. He admitted a petition to revoke his probation sentence for a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine conviction. He was granted a personal recognizance bond and the matter was continued for a sentencing hearing. Woodyard was remanded to custody pending release processing.

Charges

-Heather L. Board, 47, Clinton, Ind., appeared in custody and was charged with a Class 4 felony aggravated driving while license revoked and a Class A misdemeanor driving on a revoked license. She told the court she will hire an attorney. The matter was continued for a first appearance with her attorney.

-Kimberly L. Hall, 45, Paris, was charged with a Class A misdemeanor driving on a revoked license. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

-Joseph W. Harris, 30, Chrisman, was charged, waived his right to be represented by an attorney and pleaded guilty to two counts of a Class A misdemeanor driving under the influence of alcohol. The matter was continued for the sentencing hearing.

-Brandi R. Kollman, 39, Paris, was charged with a Class A misdemeanor obstruction of justice. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

nDavid L. Livingston, 44, Terre Haute, Ind., was charged with a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license. The public defender got the case, the matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

-Justin M. May, 32, Paris, 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.

-Leslie M. Nicholson, 19, Paris, was presented with a petition to revoke her conditional discharge sentence for a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license conviction. The case went to the public defend and was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

-Shingo Tsuchida, 31, Marshall, was charged and pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class B misdemeanor speeding. A pretrial conference was scheduled.

-Paige M. Wehrle, 29, Georgetown, was charged and pleaded guilty to a Class B misdemeanor speeding. Wehrle was sentenced to a $300 fine, court costs and various state fees.

-Elizabeth J. Young, 50, Paris, was presented with a petition to revoke her probation sentence for a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine conviction. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

Guilty pleas

-Ryan M. Fletcher, 33, Paris, pleaded guilty to a Class C misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge. He was sentenced to one year of court supervision, a $300 fine, court costs and various state fees.

Other matters

-Carrie L. Livvix, 22, Chrisman, was found in violation of her probation sentence for a Class 4 felony possession of a controlled substance conviction. A presentencing investigation was ordered and the matter was continued for the sentencing hearing.

-Stephen L. Miller, 33, Paris, was present for a sentencing hearing on a Class 2 felony burglary conviction. The state recommended four years in the Illinois Department of Corrections with credit for 126 days previously served, a $700 fine, court costs and various state fees. The matter was continued for a later announcement of sentence.

-Kassady C. Neibarger, 31, Paris, was resentenced for a petition to revoke her probation sentence for a Class 2 felony burglary conviction to 100 days in jail to be served as electronic home monitoring with work release with credit for 11 days previously served, 30 days of probation and ordered to pay all previous financial obligations.

nAngela R. Taylor, 42, Paris, failed to appear and the court imposed a four-day jail sentence attached to her Class A misdemeanor resisting a police officer conviction. A no-bond arrest warrant was issued.

Warrants

Warrants were issued and prepared when the following individuals failed to answer the court call: Kaylin M. McGinness, 23, Paris; Phyllis L. Stonebraker, no age provided, Danville; and Haley M Whitley, 18, Paris.