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PUBLIC RECORDS - May 9th

District Court Week of April 29 Sarah Hays, judge Traffic No operator’s/moped license – Felix Mesias-Gonzalez, combined with following another vehicle too closely, $168 plus 37 days, serve seven with balance probated for two years; Anthony Carter, combined with leaving the scene of an accident, $343; Juan C. Jantez, combined with failure to notify owner of damage to unattended vehicle and contempt of court, $343 plus 30 days; Aliyah Mitchell, $243; Obidio P. Monoz, $393. Disregarding traffic light – Garren B. Atwood, $168; Torrey L. Higgins, combined with failure of owner to maintain insurance and leaving the scene of an accident, $743 plus 90 days probated. Speeding – Landon M. Board, $243; Mary B. Carney, $198; Tanner R. Coffman, $198; James T. Griffin, $143 plus state traffic school; Henry D. Huff, $171; William R. Lyons, $143 plus state traffic school; Leyva C. Ramirez, $198; Marcos Ramirez, $143. Failure to maintain insurance – Travis D. Craft, $243; Corydon A. Jenkins, $243. No operator’s license in possession – Joshua Davis, $218; Brittany J. Tackett, $193; Marquita M. Thomas, $218. No/expired registration plates – Christopher McGowan, combined with failure of owner to maintain insurance, $668. Improperly turning/driving lane or entering limited access – Meredith K. Nalley, $143 plus state traffic school. DUI – Wyatt Campo, $743. Failure to give right of way to emergency vehicle – Mark S. Renfro, $143 plus state traffic school. Inadequate silencer – Laterrance K. Jones, combined with no/expired other state registration receipt and operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, $268.

Misdemeanors Possession of marijuana – Eric V. Prewitt, Mobile, Ala., combined with failure of owner to maintain insurance and operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, $1,035.50; Van E. Stills, Highland Heights, combined with speeding, $260.50; Joshua A. Dozier, Louisville, $260.50. Possession of a controlled substance, second-degree – Robert A. Gatlin, 217 Clifton Road, combined with operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license and failure to or improper signal, $235.50 plus eight days with credit. Alcohol intoxication in a public place – Shea Burnett, 151 Dan Drive, third offense, $200.50. Criminal trespassing, first-degree – Jason D. Crowe, 301 North Hampton Court, combined with theft by unlawful taking, $396.50 plus 32 days, serve two days with credit. Criminal trespassing, third-degree – Kevin S. McDonald, address unavailable, combined with driving on DUI-suspended license and DUI, second offense, $210.50 plus 14 days with three days credit. Circuit Court May 1, 9 a.m. Jeremy Mattox, judge Pleas Steven D. Hawkins, 25, of Lawrenceburg, pleaded guilty to first-degree possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor). The commonwealth recommended 18 months in prison. Kevin Hunter, 42, of Versailles, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of attempted first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (misdemeanor), first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor) and possession of marijuana (misdemeanor). The commonwealth recommended two years, six months in prison. George L. Jones, 33, of Lexington, pleaded guilty to amended charges of theft by unlawful taking (over $500), fourth-degree assault (misdemeanor) and second-degree burglary, and charges of tampering with a witness, first-degree unlawful imprisonment and being a second-degree persistent felony offender. The commonwealth recommended five years in prison. Kenneth D. Nichols, 51, of Versailles, pleaded guilty to first-degree possession of a controlled substance. The commonwealth recommended 18 months in prison. Eric Lewis Rodgers, 28, of Versailles, pleaded guilty to first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and first-degree possession of a controlled substance. The commonwealth recommended two years, six months in prison.

Arraignments Jacob Ryan Tankersley, 29, of Nicholasville, pleaded not guilty to second-degree fleeing/evading police (misdemeanor), first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor) and first-degree promoting contraband. Demond Wilson-Hollis, 22, of Versailles, pleaded not guilty to speeding (17 mph over limit/violation), operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (first offense/misdemeanor), trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, trafficking in marijuana (less than 8 ounces/misdemeanor), possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor) and first-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.

Probation violation Naoma Spivey, 56, of Versailles, was ordered to serve 60 days in jail (served) for violating terms of her probation for second-degree possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanors).

Trial dates Christopher Bentley, 38, of Versailles, was scheduled to return for an Aug. 26-27 jury trial to face charges of second-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking (over $500) and being a first-degree persistent felony offender. Collin G. Cantonese, 23, of Versailles, was scheduled to return for an Oct. 16-18 jury trial to face two counts of second-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking (over $500), five counts of tampering with a witness, tampering with physical evidence and second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor. William R. Graham, 57, of Harrodsburg, was scheduled to return for a Nov. 18-20 jury trial to face two counts of first-degree rape (victim under 12 years of age), two counts of first-degree sodomy (victim under 12 years of age), two counts of first-degree sexual abuse (victim under 12 years of age) and being a second-degree persistent felony offender. Jason Darnell Gray, 40, of Paris, was scheduled to return for an Aug. 26-27 jury trial (Sept. 26-27/backup date) to face two counts of third-degree burglary, two counts of theft by unlawful taking (under $500) and being a first-degree persistent felony offender. May 1, 1 p.m. Brian Privett, judge Sentencing Jose R. Avila, 20, of Campbellsville, was placed on five years probation for first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor), possession of marijuana (misdemeanor), no tail lamps (violation) and instructional permit violations (violation). A one-year prison sentence was suspended. Laura Leigh Beach, 52, of Lexington, was placed on three years probation for first-degree possession of a controlled substance and public intoxication (controlled substances/misdemeanor). A one-year prison sentence was suspended. Misdemeanor charges of possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor) and third-degree possession of a controlled substance were dismissed under the plea agreement. Dee Ann Boyd, 34, of Irvin, was placed on three years probation (drug court) after pleading guilty to first-degree possession of a controlled substance. An 18-month prison sentence was suspended. Misdemeanor charges of third-degree possession of a controlled substance and theft by unlawful taking (under $500) were dismissed under the plea agreement. Miguel Rosales, 39, of Lexington, was sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree wanton endangerment and first-degree fleeing/evading police. Misdemeanor charges of leaving the scene of an accident and no operator’s/moped license, and violations of speeding (26 mph over), disregarding a stop sign and improper passing were dismissed under the plea agreement. William Russell III, 50, of Lawrenceburg, was placed on three years probation for theft by unlawful taking (over $500). A three-year prison sentence was suspended.

Pleas Sanford Jones, 21, of Versailles, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of trafficking in marijuana (under 8 ounces) and possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanors). The commonwealth recommended 12 months in jail. Deandre A. Shepard, 27, of Frankfort, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of second-degree assault and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (first offense/misdemeanor). The commonwealth recommended seven years in prison and a $375 DUI fee.

Arraignments Shawnlee Beach, 23, of Versailles, pleaded not guilty to first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor), possession of marijuana (misdemeanor), public intoxication (controlled substances/misdemeanor) and tampering with physical evidence. Anthony Jacob Egbert, 33, of Versailles, pleaded not guilty to first-degree possession of a controlled substance and operating a motor vehicle under while the influence (first offense/misdemeanor). Billy Jacobs, 79, of Versailles, pleaded not guilty to first-degree wanton endangerment and third-degree terroristic threatening (misdemeanor).

Trial dates Margaret E. Bryant, 33, of Versailles, was scheduled to return for an Aug. 21-22 jury trial to face two counts of first-degree conspiracy to trafficking in a controlled substance. Johnny Douglas Farler, 43, of Midway, was scheduled to return for a July 23-24 jury trial to face charges of failure to comply with sex offender registration (first offense) and being a first-degree persistent felony offender. Elrico Hymon, 33, of Versailles, was scheduled to return for an Aug. 21-22 jury trial to face two counts of first-degree conspiracy to trafficking in a controlled substance and being a second-degree persistent felony offender. John L. Kirby, 34, of Lexington, was scheduled to return for a July 23-24 jury trial to face charges of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor), second-degree fleeing/evading police (on foot/misdemeanor), giving an officer a false name or address (misdemeanor) and being a first-degree persistent felony offender. Robert W. Taylor, 49, of Versailles, was scheduled to return for an Aug. 19-21 jury trial to face a charge of first-degree sexual abuse (victim under 12 years of age).

Dismissed A motion was granted to dismiss charges of reckless driving (violation), two counts of first-degree fleeing/evading police (motor vehicle/on foot), first-degree wanton endangerment, resisting arrest (misdemeanor), menacing (misdemeanor) and second-degree criminal mischief against Michael Campbell (deceased). A motion was granted to dismiss charges of third-degree burglary (three counts) and second-degree criminal mischief (two counts) against Victor G. Littleton, 53, of Lexington. A motion was granted to dismiss a charge of reckless homicide against Caleb L. Sulhoff, 23, of Cleveland, Ga.

Indictments (April) Shawnlee Beach, 23, of Versailles, charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor), possession of a controlled substance (misdemeanor), public intoxication (controlled substances/misdemeanor) and tampering with physical evidence. Michael V. Collins, 47, of Grethel, charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia while in possession of a firearm, possession of license when privileges revoked/suspended (misdemeanor) and failure to surrender a revoked operator’s license. Anthony Jacob Egbert, 33, of Versailles, charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (violation). Amie L. Elmore, 42, of Versailles, charged with possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor) and first-degree possession of a controlled substance. Billy Jacobs, 79, of Versailles, charged with fourth-degree assault, first-degree wanton endangerment and third-degree terroristic threatening (misdemeanor). Mandy M. Greenlee, 44, of Springfield, charged with first-degree possession of controlled substance. Cory Tyler Kavanaugh, 22, address unknown, charged with receiving stolen property (over $500), careless driving (violation) and operating a motor vehicle without an operator’s license (misdemeanor). Timothy Marroquin, 24, of Middlesboro, charged with first-degree promoting contraband, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance (misdemeanor). Ronald C. Pulliam Jr., 52, of Frankfort, charged with theft by deception (over $500) and theft of property (over $300). Thomas A. Stephenson, 37, of Versailles, charged with operating a motor vehicle on a revoked/suspended operator’s license (misdemeanor), resisting arrest (misdemeanor), tampering with physical evidence, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and first-degree possession of a controlled substance (misdemeanor). Jacob Ryan Tankersley, 29, of Nicholasville, charged with second-degree fleeing/evading police misdemeanor), first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor) and first-degree promoting contraband. Police Reports Versailles police responded to one vehicle accident and made two arrests. On May 5, they made an arrest at the Woodford County Detention Center for possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. On May 4, an automobile was reported vandalized at a home on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, with damage estimated at $200. On May 6, harassment was reported at a home on Scotts Ferry Road. On May 3, police made an arrest on the U.S. 60 Bypass for possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with physical evidence. On May 5, a Saab was reported vandalized at a home on Crosskey Road, with damage estimated at $100. On May 4, a 30-speed bicycle worth $2,000 was reported stolen from a home on Troy Pike. On May 2, $56.17 in fraudulent charges on a debit card were reported at a home on Chestnut Lane. On May 2, a John Deere lawn mower was reported vandalized on McCowans Ferry Road, with damage estimated at $4,000. On May 3, $100 in cash was reported stolen from a home on Macey Avenue. On May 3, a router and modem worth a total of $300 were reported stolen from a home on Macey Avenue. On April 30, a counterfeit $100 was reported at McDonald’s. On May 1, a Pontiac Catalina worth $5,000 was reported stolen on Russell Avenue. On May 1, a Dell laptop and case worth a total of $800 were reported stolen from a vehicle at a gas station on Lexington Road. Fire Reports

City Versailles firefighters made 18 EMS assists during the past week. On April 30, they checked an unauthorized burn on Wilson Avenue. On May 1, they responded to a gas leak on McDonald Drive. On May 2, they checked a controlled burn on Lexington Road. On May 3, they responded to an alarm on Elm Street, an elevator malfunction at Margaret Hall Manor, and a motor vehicle-pedestrian accident on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. On May 4, they responded to a vehicle accident at the intersection of Troy Pike and Falling Springs Boulevard. On May 6, they checked controlled burns on Douglas Avenue and Wilson Avenue and responded to a defective elevator on Main Street.

County On April 30, firefighters performed a carbon monoxide detector investigation on Dunroven Road. On May 2, they responded to two false alarms on Pinckard Pike. On May 3, they responded to a vehicle accident on McCracken Pike. On May 4, they responded to an alarm set off by burnt food on Paynes Mill Road. On May 6, they responded to a false alarm on McCracken Pike, a vehicle accident on McCracken Pike, smoke from an elevator motor on Pinckard Pike, investigated a carbon monoxide detector on Dunroven Road, and helped with a lock-out on Chestnut Lane. Public Records Suits Petitions for the dissolution of marriage – Laura L. Cordray vs. Marco A.H. Contreras; Desi R. Parrott vs. Donald G. Parrott. Martha E. Smith, et al., vs. Michael A. Bowman for support of minor child. Application of J.G. Wentworth Originations, LLC for approval of structured settlement payments. John Coulter vs. Tony Lafoe for damages and attorney fees related to the sale of a truck.

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