Indiana man arrested for burglary

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An Indiana man accused of stealing is in custody of the Edgar County Sheriff’s Department.

Tyler Donham, 18, West Terre Haute, Ind., appeared in custody and was charged with two counts of a Class 2 felony burglary, two counts of a Class 3 felony theft and a Class A misdemeanor theft. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for the preliminary hearing. He was remanded to custody pending posting of $25,000 bond.

Other individuals appearing before the bench for the Oct. 11 criminal and traffic call in Edgar County Circuit Court were:

In Custody

-Shannon Affeldt, 34, Mossville, appeared in custody. She was charged with a Class 1 felony residential burglary, the public defender was appointed and bond was set at $15,000. She was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

nJonathan R. Byrnes, 29, Tomah, Wis., appeared in custody and was charged with a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine, a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license and a Class A misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond was set at $1,500 with a daily credit allowance of $30. He was remanded to custody pending posting of bond. Should Byrnes make bond he is allowed to reside in Wisconsin.

-Sean P. Christopher, 30, Paris, appeared in custody for missing a previous court appearance. He was granted a personal recognizance bond and his Class 4 felony possession of a controlled substance conviction was continued for a status review hearing. He was remanded to custody pending release processing.

-Jeffrey P. Eskew, 28, Paris, appeared in custody. He was charged with a Class A misdemeanor domestic battery. The public defender was appointed and a not guilty plea with a jury trial demand was entered. Bond was set at $1,500 and he was ordered to have no contact with the apparent victim. A pretrial conference was scheduled and Eskew was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Jamacia Nicole Kennedy, 31, Danville, appeared in custody and was charged with a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine. The public defender was assigned to the case. Kennedy was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Larry D. Lowry, 46, Kansas, appeared in custody. He was charged with a Class 2 felony burglary. He told the court he will hire an attorney. Bond was set at $20,000, and he was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Richard H. Wilken, 20, Paris, appeared in custody and was charged with a Class A misdemeanor criminal damage to property. The public defender was appointed and Wilken pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand. A request for a personal recognizance bond was denied, and he was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

Charges

-Laura A. Baty, 24, Paris, was charged and pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class A misdemeanor domestic battery. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for a pretrial conference.

-Travis G. Board, 29, Paris, was charged and pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class A misdemeanor battery. He waived his right to an attorney and a pretrial conference was scheduled.

-Dakota D. Clark, 21, Kansas, was presented with a petition to revoke his court supervision sentence for a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license conviction. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

-Charla M. Cline, 39, Paris, was charged with a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for the preliminary hearing.

-Jacob A. Comstock, 34, 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.

-Adrea N. Floyd, 27, Kansas, was charged and pleaded guilty to a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license. She was sentenced to a $300 fine, court costs and various state fees.

-Sean A. Kachmar, 26, Paris, was charged and pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to 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.

-Zachary J. Mulkins, 24, Martinsville, was charged and pleaded guilty to a Class C misdemeanor disorderly conduct. He was sentenced to one year of conditional discharge, a $300 fine, court costs and various state fees.

-R. Allyn Newby, 53, Paris, was charged with two counts of a Class A misdemeanor driving under the influence of alcohol. He told the court he will hire an attorney. The matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

-Tracy L. Parker, 53, Paris, was charged with a Class A misdemeanor domestic battery. The public defender was appointed. The matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

-Clyde E. Smith, 52, Metcalf, was presented with a petition to revoke his probation sentence for a Class 3 felony aggravated battery conviction. The public defender was appointed and Smith denied the petition. The matter was continued for a pretrial conference.

-Michael L Trover Jr., 51, Paris, was charged with a Class 3 felony failure to register as a sex offender. He waived his right to an attorney and pleaded guilty to the charge. A sentencing hearing was scheduled.

-Zachary O. Winkler, 35, Paris, was presented with and denied a petition to revoke his conditional discharge sentence for a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license conviction. The public defender was appointed and a pretrial conference was scheduled.

Guilty pleas

-Lupe M. Foley, 38, Paris, admitted a petition to revoke her conditional discharge sentence for a Class A misdemeanor reckless driving conviction. She was resentenced to 60 days in jail subject to a motion to vacate, one year of conditional discharge and ordered to pay all previous financial obligations.

-Paul D. Hovis, 58, Paris, entered a negotiated guilty plea to a Class A misdemeanor battery charge. He was sentenced to 120 days in jail with credit for one day served with 90 days to be served as electronic home confinement with work release and the balance of time subject to a motion to vacate, 18 months of conditional discharge, a $300 fine, court costs and various state fees. In exchange for the plea, a Class 3 felony aggravated battery of a child charge was dismissed.

-Logan R. Machango, 18, Chrisman, entered a negotiated guilty to a Class A misdemeanor domestic battery and a Class A misdemeanor criminal damage to property. He was sentenced to 120 days in jail with credit for one day served with 30 days to be served as electronic home monitoring with work release and the remaining time is subject to a motion to vacate, two years of probation, a $500 fine, court costs and various state fees. He was also ordered to complete any recommended counseling for anger management and domestic violence. In exchange for the plea, the state dismissed a Class 2 felony aggravated domestic battery and a Class A misdemeanor interfering with the reporting of domestic abuse charges.

Not guilty pleas

-Alexi R. Baugh, 22, Paris, denied a petition to revoke her conditional discharge sentence for a Class A misdemeanor obstructing a police officer conviction. A pretrial conference was scheduled.

-Jimmie Sanders, 64, Paris, pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class A misdemeanor aggravated assault charge. A pretrial conference was scheduled.

Other Matters

-Sarah Brookwalter, 21, Ashkum, learned the jail sentence for her Class C misdemeanor cannabis conviction was vacated and an arrest warrant quashed.

-John L. Rainey, 26, Paris, was sentenced for a Class A misdemeanor driving under the influence of alcohol to two years of court supervision, a $750 fine, a $750 DUI equipment fee, court costs and various state fees. He was also ordered to complete counseling per an evaluation.

Warrants

A warrant was ordered when Albert L. Elkins, 52, Terre Haute, Ind., failed to respond.