Cases moving in the Edgar County Court

By Suzanne Williams swilliamsprairiepress@gmail.com
Posted 2/17/20

Individuals appearing before the bench for the Feb. 3 and Feb. 6 traffic and criminal calls in the Edgar County Circuit Court included:

 

In custody

-Kyle N. Carter-Alvis, 26, …

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Cases moving in the Edgar County Court

Posted

Individuals appearing before the bench for the Feb. 3 and Feb. 6 traffic and criminal calls in the Edgar County Circuit Court included:

 

In custody

-Kyle N. Carter-Alvis, 26, Charleston, appeared in custody for missing a previous court appearance. He is serving a jail sentence attached to his Class A misdemeanor domestic battery conviction. He was found to be in default of payments and the case was referred to collections. In another matter, Carter-Alvis was presented with a petition to revoke his probation sentence for a Class 4 felony domestic battery conviction. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for a pretrial conference. In this case, he was granted a personal recognizance bond. Carter-Alvis was remanded to custody to finish his jail sentence.

-Sean P. Christopher, 32, Paris, appeared in custody for missing a previous court appearance. A sentencing status hearing was scheduled for his admission to the petition to revoke his probation sentence for a Class 4 felony possession of a controlled substance conviction. In another matter, Christopher’s unresolved charges of a Class 2 felony aggravated criminal sexual abuse and a Class 4 felony criminal sexual abuse were continued for a pretrial conference. He was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Devon L. Deweese, 19, Paris, appeared in custody and was charged with a Class A misdemeanor violating an order of protection. The public defender was appointed and bond was set at $5,500. The matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel. His bond conditions include he is to have no contact with the apparent victim or the victim’s residence. He was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-William A. Forshee, 43, Paris, appeared in custody for missing a previous court appearance. His unresolved Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine charge was continued for a pretrial conference. In another matter, a hearing was scheduled for his motion to modify his sentence for a Class 4 felony aggravated driving while license is revoked. He was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Paul S. Strange, 47, Paris, appeared in custody and admitted a petition to revoke his probation sentence for a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine conviction. The matter was continued for a sentencing hearing. Strange was remanded to custody.

-Austin D. Toler, 32, Paris, appeared in custody. His unresolved charges of a Class X felony armed robbery, three counts of a Class 2 felony robbery and a Class A misdemeanor driving on a revoked license were continued for a pretrial conference. In another matter, Toler pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class A misdemeanor domestic battery. Toler was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

 

Charges

-Dennis G. Fabian, 53, Brocton, was charged with a Class 4 felony aggravated driving on a revoked license and a Class A misdemeanor driving on a revoked license and pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand. He has hired an attorney and the matter was continued for a pretrial conference.

-Ramon Hernandez Jr., 33, Paris, was charged with a Class A misdemeanor illegal modification of the location of a registration plate. He waived his right to an attorney and pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand. The matter was continued for a pretrial conference.

-Nicole L. Land, 44, 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.

-Dalton L. Newman, 24, Paris, was presented with a petition to revoke his conditional discharge sentence for a Class A misdemeanor resisting a police officer conviction. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

-Nicky N. Ramos, 33, Paris, was charged with a Class A misdemeanor domestic battery and a Class A misdemeanor criminal damage to property. The public defender was appointed and Ramos pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand. A pretrial conference was scheduled.

-Nathan B. Shear, 31, Brocton, was presented with a petition to revoke his probation sentence for a Class A misdemeanor driving under the influence of alcohol conviction. He told the court he will hire an attorney. The matter was continued for arraignment.

-Kyle D. Tincher, 29, Brocton, was charged with a Class A misdemeanor domestic battery. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

 

Guilty pleas

-Brian L. Greene, 42, Paris, admitted a petition to revoke his Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license conviction. He was resentenced to 60 days in jail with good conduct credit to apply subject to the court’s discretion, six months of conditional discharge and ordered to pay all previous financial obligations.

-Phillip J. Mohler, 65, St. Bernice Ind., admitted a petition to revoke his probation sentence for a Class 2 felony aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol conviction. The matter was continued for a sentencing hearing.

-Alexis Prouse, 20, Paris, pleaded guilty to a Class A misdemeanor false reporting charge. She was sentenced to one year of conditional discharge, a $400 fine, court costs and various state fees.

-Drew A. D. Wishard, 24, Mattoon, pleaded guilty to a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license. He was sentenced to one year of conditional discharge, a $500 fine, court costs and various state fees.

 

Not guilty pleas

-Cynthia D. Christopher, 54, Paris, pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class 4 felony possession of a controlled substance. A pretrial conference was scheduled.

-Joshua P. Hornbrook, 28, Paris, denied a petition to revoke his probation sentence for a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine conviction. The matter was continued for a pretrial conference.

-Hunter A. L. Johnson, 18, Paris, pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class A misdemeanor battery charge. The matter was continued for a pretrial conference.

-Kerry Lynn Johnson, 24, Paris, pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class A misdemeanor endangering the life or health of a child charge. She told the court she is still hiring a private attorney. The matter was continued for a pretrial conference.

-Thomas D. Martin, 56, Paris, pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class 4 felony criminal trespassing to a residence and a Class A misdemeanor criminal damage to property charges. The matter was continued for a pretrial conference.

-Samuel H. Mays, 44, Paris, was charged with a Class 4 felony domestic battery and a Class A misdemeanor domestic battery. He waived the right to an attorney and pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand. The matter was continued for a pretrial conference.

-Gerry A. Menet, 27, Paris, pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class A misdemeanor endangering the life or health of a child charge. He persists in hiring an attorney and the matter was continued for a pretrial conference.

 

Other matters

-April L. Davis, 38, Paris, was resentenced on a petition to revoke her probation sentence for a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine conviction to two years of probation, 180 days in jail with 120 days to be served as electronic home monitoring and the remaining 60 days are subject to the court’s discretion, an order to obtain counseling per an evaluation and ordered to pay all previous financial obligations.

-Shane W. Floyd, 29, Paris, failed to appear in court and is reportedly in custody in Crawford County. The state is preparing a transport order. His unresolved Class 4 felony false alarm 9-1-1 call charge was continued for a negotiated guilty plea agreement.

-Joseph W. Harris, 30, Chrisman, was sentenced on a Class A misdemeanor driving under the influence of alcohol conviction to two years of court supervision, a $750 fine, court costs, counseling per an evaluation and various state fees.

-James R. Sewell II, 47, Martinsville, learned the state dismissed a petition to revoke his conditional discharge sentence for a Class A misdemeanor driving on a revoked license conviction.

 

Warrants

Warrants were ordered when the following individuals failed to answer the court call: Allison M. Baldwin, 24, Paris; Randy J. Bramlett, 52, Paris; Rebecca A. Brim, 36, Danville; Kevin M. Flight, 39, Danville; Bruce L. Hunt, 40, Paris; Kristin D. Jewell, 39, Paris; Stacey L. Mejean, 44, Linton, Ind.; Thomas J. Philips, 21, Lowell, Ind.; Justin D. Robison, 31, Kansas; Patrick C. Sharp, 32, Terre Haute, Ind.; Charles G. Wells, 20, Paris; Haley M. Whitley, 18, Paris; Kenneth W. Sly, 36, Paris; Terry L. Wimmer, 60, Rockville, Ind. and Jimmy L. Woodyard, 57, Paris.