District Court Sept. 28 Mary Jane Phelps, judge Traffic Failure of owner to maintain required insurance – Nicholas Velasquez, $100; Alejandra G. Munoz, $643; Behnoud Vakili, combined with speeding, $243 plus state traffic school. License to be in possession – Bailey A. Brewer, combined with speeding and failure to wear seatbelt, $258. Speeding – Kory S. Caufield, $173; Emma R. Chamberlain, $243; Katherine K. Clayton, combined with fleeing or evading police on foot, $215.50 plus two days credit; Darrel D. Floyd, combined with failure to produce insurance card, $673; Zaelin Johnson-Dorsey, combined with failure to produce insurance card and failure to wear seatbelt, $1,223; Brennon R. Maxberry, state traffic school; Valorie J. Mobley, combined with operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, $373; Evan M. Perdue, $173; Ramon Perez-Rio, combined with no operator’s/moped license, $273; Ismael Torres, combined with no operator’s/moped license, $289; Leon Smith, $198; Angel Nataniel, combined with no operator’s/moped license, $263; Neon Thomas, $243. DUI – James N. Ellingsworth, $743; Samantha S. Eustice, $743 plus four days home incarceration; Francisco Ponce-Mendoza, combined with no operator’s/moped license and possession of open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle, $803 plus four days with credit. Observed operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs – Ryan Hughes, $793; Samantha S. Eustice, $943 plus 14 days with two days credit or 24 days home incarceration. Improper lane usage – Nicholas K. Wheeler, state traffic school. Disregarding traffic light – Daniel J. Fannin, state traffic school.
Misdemeanors Violation of a Kentucky EPO – Fermin Sanchez-Alcaraz, 206 Curry Court, combined with DUI, no operator’s/moped license and possession of open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle. Criminal trespassing, first-degree – Jimmy L. Mangey, 3501 Delaney Ferry Road, $210.50. Theft by deception (includes cold checks) – Rachel L. Dominguez, 110 South Main Street, $265. Assault, fourth-degree, domestic violence (minor injury) – Terry Lee, Georgetown, $235.50 plus two days with credit. Alcohol intoxication in a public place – Bryan G. Fesler, Mount Vernon, combined with possession of marijuana, $310.50. Public intoxication, controlled substance – Caleb P. Jacobs, 517 Royal Ridge Court, $185.50 plus one day with credit. Theft by unlawful taking – Asha J. Mays, Winchester, $246.92 plus 30 days probated for two years. Disorderly conduct, second-degree – Diana N. McDonald, Lexington, $160.50. Possession of marijuana – Elizabeth A. Traugott, Lexington, $260.50. Disorderly conduct – Elliott Willye, address unavailable, combined with no insurance, $260.50 plus one day with credit. Circuit Court Sept. 30, 1 p.m. Jeremy Mattox, judge Sentencing Ashley Jean Amosson, 28, of Versailles, was placed on three years probation for first-degree possession of a controlled substance and no operator’s/moped license (misdemeanor). An 18-month prison sentence was suspended.
Pleas Timothy Elijah Shewmaker, 42, of Lawrenceburg, pleaded guilty to complicity to receiving stolen property (over $500), complicity to theft by unlawful taking or disposition of auto (over $500), third-degree burglary and first-degree possession of a controlled substance. The commonwealth recommended seven years in prison (five years probation). Joshua Andrew White, 33, of Bloomfield, pleaded guilty to first-degree possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor). The commonwealth recommended 18 months in prison.
Arraignments Tiffany A. Nichols, 25, of Pleasureville, pleaded not guilty to first-degree possession of a controlled substance. Byron K. Blythe II, 31, of Winchester, pleaded not guilty to trafficking in marijuana (8 ounces to 5 pounds), three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, third-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of synthetic drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and carrying a concealed deadly weapon (misdemeanor). Kaitlin Campbell, 25, of Winchester, pleaded not guilty to trafficking in marijuana (8 ounces to 5 pounds), three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, third-degree possession of a controlled substance (misdemeanor), possession of synthetic drugs (misdemeanor), possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor), tampering with physical evidence and carrying a concealed deadly weapon (misdemeanor).
Probation violation Eric Lewis Rodgers, 29, of Versailles, was ordered to serve 60 days in jail (credit for time served) for violating terms of his probation for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and first-degree possession of a controlled substance.
Dismissed Charges of theft by unlawful taking (over $500), third-degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking (firearm) against Dustin L. Hudson (deceased) were dismissed. Police Reports Versailles police responded to one motor vehicle accident involving injuries, four non-injury accidents, one domestic-related complaint and made one arrest. On Sept. 25 at 7:45 a.m., a GMC Terrain driven by Elizabeth Morrison, 44, of Lexington, was eastbound on Lexington Road. A vehicle not identified in the collision report and driven by Alan Yantes was in the left lane alongside Morrison’s vehicle. Yantes’s vehicle began to merge into Morrison’s lane and Morrison left her lane to avoid a collision. She went off the right shoulder of the road, struck a culvert and overturned. She and a passenger in her vehicle, Melchizedek Purnell, 20, of Lexington, were taken to Bluegrass Community Hospital. Police say Yantes admitted he caused the accident. On Oct. 3, a vehicle was reported leaving the scene of an accident on Lexington Road that caused $50 in damage to a mailbox and post. On Oct. 2, a vehicle was reported leaving the scene of an accident on Tyrone Pike that caused $500 in damage to a Dodge Ram. On Oct. 2, a lock box on Milner Road was reported vandalized, with damage estimated at $80. On Oct. 2, harassing communications and a violation of a Kentucky EPO were reported at a home on Lynnwood Drive. On Sept. 29, a vehicle was reported leaving the scene of an accident on Court Street. On Sept. 30, $1,000 in cash was reported stolen from a home on Macey Boulevard. On Sept. 30, harassment, physical contact (no injury) and first-degree wanton endangerment were reported at a home on Tyrone Pike. On Sept. 30, an iPhone worth $450 and $180 in cash were reported stolen from a home on Troy Pike. On Sept. 28, a Kentucky EPO was reported violated at a home on Macey Boulevard. Fire Reports City Firefighters made nine EMS assists and installed eight car seats from Sept. 29 to Oct. 5. On Sept. 29, they checked a controlled burn on Amsden Avenue and assisted with a child locked in a vehicle on Fielding Court. On Sept. 30, they responded to a cooking fire on Ryne Court and a medical alarm at Margaret Hall Manor. On Oct. 1, they responded to a false alarm at Versailles Baptist Church. On Oct. 2, they responded to a motor vehicle accident on the U.S. 60 Bypass. On Oct. 4, they responded to a mulch fire in Baker Alley and a motor vehicle accident with injuries on Broadway Street. On Oct. 5, they responded to a gas leak at the Kentucky Community and Technical College System headquarters that forced the evacuation of the building.
County Firefighters made two EMS assists and installed smoke detectors in a home from Sept. 29 to Oct. 5. On Sept. 30, they performed a smoke detector investigation on Carter Court. On Oct. 3, they responded to a natural gas odor on Glenhaven Drive. On Oct. 5, they responded to a false alarm on McCracken Pike, a house fire on Delaney Ferry Road, and checked a controlled burn on Fords Mill Road. Public Records SUITS Petitions for the dissolution of marriage – Samantha A. Dunn vs. Fausto E. Escobar; Uriel R. Lopez vs. Ceily Perez; Tracy Herrin vs. Scott Herrin. Richard Isaacs vs. Rachelle Church for custody of minor child. Robin C. Bennett vs. Hyundai Motor America for damages related to September 2019 vehicle accident allegedly involving a vehicle allegedly sold in defective condition plus attorney fees, interest and costs. Fifth Third Bank vs. Garry L. Combs for $21,060.49 plus interest and costs claimed due on a debt. Lisa A. Darby, et al., vs. Jessica Tillett for custody of minor child.
DEEDS Ball Homes, LLC to Brett Allen Case and Tracy Ramey Case, 224 Brunswick Circle, $315,257. Brett A. Case and Tracy Case to Anthony G. Stratton and Debra Stratton, 288 Gleneagles Way, $255,000. Mary Jane Bain to Michael Golden Sr., 2171 Scotts Ferry Road, $182,500. Woodford County Economic Development Authority to Charles T. Creech, Inc. (Charles T. Creech, president), 874 and 878 Bradley Street in Midway Station, $384,800. Melissa Absher to Amador Gonzalez, 115 Highland Avenue, nominal consideration, quitclaim deed. Christopher M. Napier to Joan E. Markwell, 526 Sheffield Drive, $165,000. Wanda P. Brown and Gary W. Brown to Erica L. Ethington and Rodney S. Boyd, 5013 Lupreese Lane, $650,000. Ball Homes, LLC to Lyubov Puts and Vladimir Puts, 204 Brunswick Circle, $322,743. Uriah Addington and Whitney L. Addington to Jason Matthew Eaton and Kristy Nicole Eaton, 4006 Citation Circle, $345,000. David M. Black and Stephanie E. Black to John Paul Coyle, 808 Eagle Crest Drive, $215,000. Joseph D. Crabtree and Lisa A. Crabtree to David Black and Stephanie Black, 504 Will Parkway, $339,000. Pink Properties, LLC (Mischell H. Lee, member) to Michael E. Peach and Asia L. Peach, 105 Westview Drive, $370,000. Doris Weber to Doris Weber and Deborah A. Day, 797 Mildred Street, other consideration. Clifton W. Wash, Chong Hui Wash, Scott A. Wash, Melissa G. Wash, Jerald L. Wash and Patricia S. Wash to Northside Homes, LLC (Michael Bradley, member) and SWB Property, Inc. (Scott W. Bradley, president), 117 Oak Street, $125,000. D & D Properties, LLC (Ray Donnell, member) to Chris Farmer and Kathryn Farmer, 268 Larland Lane and a .752-acre adjacent land parcel, $140,000. Betty M. Clark and Robert Clark to Judith A. Clark, an undivided one-half interest in 107 Sable Avenue, $54,500. Judy Mae Properties, LLC (Judy M. Uhte, member) to Paynes Lane, LLC (Jack B. Mullikin, manager), 924 Altamont Circle, $410,000.
MARRIAGE LICENSES Forrest Leo Rutherford and Kerry Lynn McCollum; Timothy Christian Hall and Ariel Lauren Owens; Geoffrey Coty Lewis and Amanda Jean Shell; Kristopher Marcus Walling and Lauryn Makenzi Eaves; Ian Christopher Scott and Cortney Sanai Gunning; Christopher Dean Trana and Elisabeth Alexandra Hutchinson; Robert Paul Hunt II and Erica Diane Crockett; Everett Isaac Courtney and Taylor Michelle Girouard.