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PUBLIC RECORDS - January 10th

District Court

Woodford District Court did not meet the last two weeks. A jail docket was held Jan. 4 with Judge Vanessa Dickson presiding.

Circuit Court

Jan. 2, 9 a.m.

Jeremy Mattox, judge

Sentencing

Jessica Blankenship, 30, of Frankfort, was placed on two years pretrial diversion for first-degree possession of a controlled substance. If Blankenship successfully completes pretrial diversion, the felony charge will be dismissed and she will not serve a one year prison sentence.

Amanda F. Conner, 28, of Winchester, was placed on two years probation for two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument (misdemeanors), two counts of theft by deception (under $500) and two counts of receiving stolen property (under $500). A 12-month jail sentence was suspended, and Connor has paid restitution.

Stafford Devine, 50, of Versailles, was sentenced to seven years, six months in prison for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of marijuana (misdemeanor) and operating a motor vehicle on a suspended/revoked operator’s license (misdemeanor).

Gary Norris, 56, of Versailles, was sentenced to 15 years in prison and ordered to pay restitution (to be determined) for first-degree possession of a controlled substance, second-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking (over $500), third-degree criminal mischief (misdemeanor) and theft by deception (under $500).

Donnie Ray Warfield, 37, of Versailles, was placed on three years probation for first-degree possession of a controlled substance, third-degree possession of a controlled substance (misdemeanor) and failure of owner to maintain required insurance (misdemeanor). A one-year prison sentence was suspended.

Plea

Joseph M. Buffin, 31, of Willisburg, pleaded guilty to amended charges of criminal attempt to commit first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (two counts). The commonwealth recommended 12 months in jail on the misdemeanors.

Arraignments

Jon M. Florence, 30, of Versailles, pleaded not guilty to first-degree sodomy and tampering with physical evidence. Rollie Deshawn Lamar Jr., 25, of Versailles, pleaded not guilty to trafficking in marijuana (8 ounces to less than 5 pounds), carrying a concealed deadly weapon (misdemeanor), failure to or improper signal (violation) and failure to produce insurance card (violation).

Contempt

Tina S. Frederick, 52, of Versailles, was ordered to serve 30 days in jail for contempt of court (failure to appear) for a status hearing on charges of theft by unlawful taking or disposition of property ($500 or more) and first-degree conspiracy to trafficking in a controlled substance.

Jan. 2, 1 p.m.

Brian Privett, judge

Sentencing

Joseph L. Cushingberry, 41, of Versailles, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

Christopher S. Taylor, 25, of Campbellsville, was placed on three years probation for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance. A one-year prison sentence was suspended.

Plea

Juan Antonio Felix Esparza, 24, of Lexington, pleaded guilty to trafficking in marijuana. The commonwealth recommended one year in prison. A misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia was dismissed under the plea agreement.

Arraignments

Monica A. Martens, 47, of Russell Springs, pleaded not guilty to first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence and possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor).

Dee Ann Boyd, 34, of Irvin, pleaded not guilty to first-degree possession of a controlled substance, third-degree possession of a controlled substance (misdemeanor) and theft by unlawful taking (under $500).

Manchino Slaughter, 21, of Lexington, pleaded not guilty to trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, third-degree possession of a controlled substance (misdemeanor), possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor), resisting arrest (misdemeanor), second-degree fleeing or evading police (on foot/misdemeanor) and public intoxication (misdemeanor).

Teresa Mae Smith, 48, of Frankfort, pleaded not guilty to two counts of first-degree possession of a controlled substance, third-degree possession of a forged instrument (misdemeanor), possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor), controlled substance prescription not in proper container (misdemeanor) and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (misdemeanor).

Contempt

Cory A. Walton, 25, of Lexington, was ordered to serve 30 days in jail for contempt of court (failure to appear) for a status hearing on a charge of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

Indictments (January)

Jeremy L. Smith, 31, of Nicholasville, charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, trafficking in marijuana (less than 8 ounces/misdemeanor), possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor), operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (misdemeanor), failure of owner to maintain required insurance (misdemeanor), failure to or improper signal (violation) and careless driving (violation).

Terry E. Lee, 27, of Versailles, charged with first-degree wanton endangerment, resisting arrest (misdemeanor), carrying a concealed deadly weapon (misdemeanor), failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance (misdemeanor), possession of marijuana (misdemeanor), operating a motor vehicle on suspended or revoked operator’s license (misdemeanor), public intoxication (misdemeanor) and possession of an open alcoholic container in a motor vehicle (violation).

Stacey M. Sutherland, 42, of Versailles, charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor).

Joshua C. McIntosh, 23, of Frankfort, charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor).

Kenneth D. Nichols, 51, of Versailles, charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance.

Kevin P. Barrera-Zambrano, 22, of Georgetown, charged with trafficking in marijuana (greater than 5 pounds) and failure to or improper signal (violation).

Claude Jeffers, 37, of Clinton, Tenn., charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor), operating a motor vehicle on a suspended or revoked operator’s license (misdemeanor), careless driving (violation) and being a first-degree persistent felony offender.

Monica A. Martens, 47, of Russell Springs, charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence and possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor).

Robert J. Wilson, 37, of Frankfort, charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor) and being a second-degree persistent felony offender.

Jon M. Florence, 31, of Versailles, charged with first-degree sodomy and tampering with physical evidence.

Police reports

Clarification: Last week, we reported that Paul K. Campbell, 57, of 3455 Oregon Road, one of the drivers in a Dec. 23 accident, had consumed one beer just before the wreck. The police report said Campbell opened one on the way but had consumed only one drink. Campbell told the Sun he had not finished the beer when the accident, which was not his fault, occurred. He passed a field sobriety test and was not charged in the case.

Versailles police responded to four vehicle accidents involving injuries, 21 non-injury accidents, one domestic-related complaint, issued three citations/summonses and made three arrests.

On Dec. 26 at 10:45 a.m., a Jeep Cherokee driven by David W. Krommer, 55, of Cincinnati, was southbound on Mundys Landing when the vehicle went off the left side of the road, hit a tree, went down a steep embankment and overturned. Krommer was taken to UK Chandler Hospital. He told police he swerved to avoid a deer. Police said the accident was not reported until 1:44 p.m. the following day.

On Dec. 28 at 9:15 a.m., a Toyota Corolla driven by Sarah E. Czack, 27, of St. Petersburg, Fla., was northbound on Pinckard Pike between Kidds Mill Road and the county line when her car crossed the center line and struck a Dodge Charger driven by Isaiah S. Stovall, 20, of Lexington. Czack told police she lost control of her vehicle. Police say she failed to keep in the proper lane and her vehicle was not under proper control. Woodford County EMS workers responded to the accident.

On Dec. 29 at 7:16 a.m., a Ford Focus driven by Doi Zing, 30, of Frankfort, was eastbound on Frankfort Road when it left the right side of the road, continued across the shoulder, struck a stone wall and plummeted into a field. Zing told police she didn’t know what caused the collision. Police say her vehicle was not under proper control. Woodford County EMS workers responded to the accident.

On Dec. 31 at 4:42 p.m., a Ford Fusion driven by David R. Dillion, 49, of Lexington, was eastbound on U.S. 60 approaching Frankfort Street. A BMW 328i driven by Julio C. De Leon Teran, 54, of Louisville, was stopped at the stop sign facing north on Frankfort Street. Teran observed the flashing red light, but didn’t see Dillion’s vehicle traveling on U.S. 60. Teran began to turn left onto Frankfort Street and the vehicles collided. Teran was taken to Bluegrass Community Hospital. Police say Teran’s inattention caused the crash.

On Jan. 4, five-spoke chrome wheels worth $360 were reported stolen from a home on Blackhawk Circle.

On Jan. 3, police made an arrest on Bellview Avenue involving one headlight, leaving the scene of an accident, DUI, failure of owner to maintain required insurance and possession of marijuana.

On Jan. 6, a vehicle was reported leaving the scene of an accident that caused $100 in damage to a metal mailbox and post.

On Jan. 6, police made an arrest on Lexington Road for speeding, rear license not illuminated and first-degree wanton endangerment involving a police officer.

On Jan. 4, a sewing machine and other items worth a total of $663 were reported stolen from a home on West Higgins Street in Midway.

On Jan. 5, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, menacing, resisting arrest, third-degree assault and terroristic threatening were reported on Dunroven Road.

On Jan. 2, ATVs and other items worth a total of $27,500 were reported stolen from a farm on Clifton Road.

On Jan. 3, police issued a citation/summons on Lexington Road for rear license not illuminated, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.

On Jan. 3, third-degree terroristic threatening was reported at a home on Clifton Road.

On Jan. 3, theft of mail involving a check worth $74.24 was reported at a home on Milner Road.

On Jan. 2, third-degree terroristic threatening was reported at a home on Hillcrest Drive.

On Jan. 2, police issued a citation/summons on Clifton Road for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and one headlight.

On Dec. 28, possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia were reported on Clifton Road.

On Dec. 31, second-degree criminal mischief involving $250 in damage to a GMC Envoy was reported on Altamont Court. Anti-hispanic/anti-latino motivation was cited.

On Dec. 30, a MoneyPak worth $1,000 was reported stolen from a Lexington Street restaurant.

On Dec. 31, third-degree criminal mischief involving $305 in damage to a vehicle on Crossfield Drive was reported, along with the theft of a physician’s bag with equipment worth $300.

On Dec. 31, police issued a citation/summons on South Locust Street for no registration plates, failure of owner to maintain required insurance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

On Jan. 1, first-degree criminal trespassing was reported on Linden Drive.

Fire Reports

City

Firefighters made 23 EMS assists from Dec. 31 to Jan. 7.

On Dec. 31, they responded to a motor vehicle accident on the U.S. 60 Bypass and a smoke odor on Lexington Street.

On Jan. 3, they responded to a dumpster fire behind Ledvance.

On Jan. 5, they responded to an illegal burn on Preston Circle and a fire in the Quad/Graphics bailer room.

On Jan. 6, they responded to an alarm on Elm Street, but found no fire.

County

Firefighters made six EMS assists from Dec. 31 to Jan. 7.

On Jan. 31, they performed a smoke detector investigation on Chestnut Lane.

On Feb. 1, they checked a controlled burn on Oregon Road and responded to a vehicle accident on Pinckard Pike and smoke from a basement ceiling fan on Shady Lane.

On Feb. 2, they responded to a smoke alarm on Pinckard Pike that was activated by a construction crew.

On Feb. 3, they cleaned up the roadway on Lexington Road.

On Feb. 4, they responded to a vehicle accident on I-64.

On Feb. 5, they responded to a vehicle accident on Woodlake Road.

On Feb. 7, they checked a controlled burn on Elm Corner Road.

Public Records

Deeds

Mack Bailey to William J. Bailey and Melvenia Ann Bailey, 310 Morgan Street, $10 and other consideration, quitclaim deed.

Neil R. Farris and Carrie Lucker Farris to Jeremiah Tyler Phelps and Marianne Catherine Phelps, 4505 Paynes Mill Road, $405,000.

Alana Wheatley Smith and Wesley Smith to Jeremy Hendricks and Megan Hendricks, 286 High Street, $127,500.

Robert C. Stilz Jr., as master commissioner of the Woodford Circuit Court, to MTGLQ Investors, LP, 313 Bryanwood Drive, $114,000.

Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, as trustee, to Josephine Barrows, 1830 Huntertown Road, $256,000.

Gerald A. Hollinden II and Natasha J. Hollinden to Kenneth Brian Samples and Elizabeth Paige Samples, 515 Tincher Drive, $240,000.

Virginia Field and Hardin Field IV to WinStar Farm, LLC, 2140 Big Sink Road, $120,000.

Stephen Floyd McDaniel and Virginia Field, as co-executors of the N. Jane Shipp estate and individually, and Stephen Floyd McDaniel, as trustee of the last will and testament of N. Jane Snipp, to WinStar Farm, LLC, 186.342 acres at 2032 Big Sink Road, $3,080,000.

Tyler Center, LLC (David W. Nicklies, member) to C & R Asphalt Land Acquisition Company, LLC (Steven K. Coleman, member), 346-352-366-374 Kroger Way (3.52 acres located on property formerly known as Versailles Center near the U.S. 60 Bypass), $3,550,000.

Sills LTD Properties Corp (Phillip Todd Sills, president) to T & D Properties, Inc. (Phillip Todd Sills, president), 125 Macey Avenue, $200,000.

Shirley Montgomery, Daniel Montgomery and Candice Montgomery to James Gilkison and Lisa Gilkison, 145 Molly Street, $155,000.

Kelly J. Tipton and Ethan G. Curd to Stephin Kaleb Hartley, 223 Chestnut Lane, $178,000.

Louise P. Lagrew and Jeffrey Frank Lagrew to Lucy Gay MacCarthy, an undivided one-fifth interest in 805 Pinckard Pike, other consideration.

Tara M. Popham and James T. Popham to Tara M. Popham, 238 West Stephens Street, Midway, other consideration, quitclaim deed.

Susan C. Owen to David M. Owen, 6029 Riva Ridge Road, nominal consideration, quitclaim deed.

G & K Motorsports, Inc. (Galen D. Young, president) to Graham D. Young, 3004 Red Oak Trail, $65,000.

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