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Court Briefs: June 18, 2014

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Failed to appear
Jordan L. Canter (1990) failed to appear May 5 in LaRue Circuit Court. Restitution of $4,877.71 has not been repaid in 2008 case. Bench warrant was issued. The case will be reviewed in October.

Bench warrant issued
A bench warrant was issued May 5 for Justin Crane. According to court documents, he has not made his financial obligations in a 2008 case.

Sentenced to 10 years
William C. Jewell (1984) was sentenced to 10 years after being found guilty of complicity, manufacturing methamphetamine; rear license not illuminated; careless driving; and operating on suspended or revoked license. He was fined $515.

Guilty plea
Joseph Hendricks (1985) pleaded guilty May 19 in LaRue Circuit Court to an amended court of fleeing and evading police, second. Recommended sentence was 12 months to be conditionally discharged. A charge of persistent felony offender, second degree, was dismissed. Final sentencing conducted.

Guilty plea
Richard W. Larimore (1974) pleaded guilty May 19 in LaRue Circuit Court to one count of facilitation manufacturing methamphetamine (five years recommended sentence); possession of controlled substance, complicity (three years); convicted felon in possession of a firearm (three years); buy or possession of drug paraphernalia (12 months); and complicity, controlled substance/prescription not in original container (30 days). Commonwealth Attorney recommended probation. All other counts were dismissed. Final sentencing is June 16.

Final sentencing conducted
Joshua Jason Logsdon (1984) pleaded guilty May 19 in LaRue Circuit Court to one count of convicted felon in possession of a firearm; and possession of marijuana. Recommended sentence is one year on the first count, and 45 days for the second count, with all time to run concurrently for a total of one year and concurrently with a second case. A count of first-degree persistent felony offender was dismissed. Pre-sentencing investigation was waived by defendant. Probation denied. Final sentencing conducted.

Final sentencing conducted
Joshua Jason Logsdon (1984) pleaded guilty May 19 in LaRue Circuit Court to one count of possession of controlled substance, third or greater offense. Recommended sentence is one year. A count of first-degree persistent felony offender was dismissed. Pre-sentencing investigation was waived by defendant. Probation denied. Final sentencing conducted.

Guilty plea entered
Devanare Bates (1991) pleaded guilty May 19 in LaRue Circuit Court to one count of receiveing stolen property under $10,000 (recommended sentence three years); no operators or moped license (90 days); and leaving scene of an accident/failure to render aid (12 months). A count of second-degree persistent felony offender was dismissed. Time to be served concurrently. Pre-sentencing investigation ordered. Defendant was furloughed until final sentencing on June 16.

Conditional discharge
Rodney T. Goldsmith (1992) pleaded guilty to an amended count of first-degree criminal trespass May 19 in LaRue Circuit Court. He was sentenced to 12 months, conditionally discharged, and ordered to pay a partial public defender fee of $200 by Oct. 6.

Guilty plea
Melvin Douglas Evans (1955) pleaded guilty May 19 in LaRue Circuit Court to one count of theft by unlawful taking or disposition, auto, valued between $500 and $10,000. He was sentenced to 12 months, conditionally discharged, and ordered to reimburse the victim, $2,308.68.
 
Guilty plea
Rodney T. Goldsmith (1992) pleaded guilty May 19 in LaRue Circuit Court to an amended count of first-degree criminal trespass; and fleeing or evading police, second degree, on foot. He was sentenced to 12 months, conditionally discharged, and ordered to pay a partial public defender fee of $200 by Oct. 6.
 
Failed to appear
Heather Bullock Hopkins (1976) failed to appear May 19 in LaRue Circuit Court. She had been ordered in a 2010 case to pay $348.76 monthly in child support. A bench warrant was issued and bond set at $10,500 cash only.

Guilty plea to amended charge
Cassie Walls (1988) pleaded guilty to an amended count of false statement/misrepresentation to receiving benefits May 19 in LaRue Circuit Court. She was sentenced to two years, conditionally discharged for two years. She was fined $385.
 
Sentenced to two years
Anabelle Carlen Hatcher (1984) was sentenced to two years in a 2011 case in which her probation was revoked. In a June 2 hearing in LaRue Circuit Court, Hatcher was sentenced to two years on a count of tampering with physical evidence and 12 months on fleeing or evading police, resisting arrest and menacing.
 
Failed to appear
Justin L. Borders (1988) failed to appear June 2 in LaRue Circuit Court. A bench warrant was issued and bond set at $1,000 cash. He is charged with burglary, theft by unlawful taking and complicity, criminal mischief in a 2011 case.
 
Guilty plea
Louie Frank Corey (1958) pleaded guilty June 2 in LaRue Circuit Court to complicity, manufacturing methamphetamine; complicity, possession of controlled substance; and complicity, possession of controlled substance (meth); and complicity, buy or possession of drug paraphernalia. Recommended sentence is 10 years, three years, three years and 12 months respectively.
 
Guilty plea
Sherry Lou Sadler (1963) pleaded guilty June 2 in LaRue Circuit Court to complicity, manufacturing methamphetamine (recommended 10 years); complicity, possession of controlled substance, first degree (methamphetamine); complicity, possession of controlled substance (recommended three years); and complicity, buy or possession of drug paraphernalia (12 months), with all time to run concurrently for 10 years. All other charges were dismissed. Commonwealth Attorney recommended probation. Final sentencing is July 7.
 
Guilty plea
Michael Ryan Yanez (1990) pleaded guilty to an amended count of assault, fourth degree, on June 2 in LaRue Circuit Court. Recommended sentence is 12 months; probation opposed. A count of first-degree persistent felony offender was dismissed. Final sentencing conducted.