Court Briefs -September 11, 2013

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Guilty plea
Christopher Zacharia Metcalf (1988) pleaded guilty to amended counts of criminal mischief, second degree; and assault, fourth degree, Sept. 3 in LaRue Circuit Court. Original charges were assault, third degree, police or probation officer; and first-degree criminal mischief. Recommended sentence was 12 months on each count to run concurrently. He was ordered to serve 90 days, which is already satisfied, conditionally discharged for two years. Final sentencing was held.

In contempt
Brandon Lyle Houk was found in contempt Aug. 19 during a civil hearing in LaRue Circuit Court. He was ordered to pay $100 fine within 30 days; in a second matter, he was ordered to serve 90 days in the LaRue County jail or become current on his financial obligation within 30 days. The case will be reviewed Sept. 30.