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Public Record - June 19 Edition

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District Court:

Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases in Spencer District Court May 24, 2013:

Traffic:
Charles M. Carriss (1987), speeding 19 miles over the legal limit, amended to defective equipment, guilty, $193 in court fines/fees, to be paid in installments/deferred payment.

Paul Andriot (1960), failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security first, guilty, $500 fine, $400 conditionally discharged, $143 court costs. All fines/fees to be paid in installments/deferred payment.

Rickie Chesser (1963), speeding 10 miles over the legal limit, guilty, state traffic school; failure to wear seat belts, guilty; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security first, guilty, $500 fine, $400 conditionally discharged;   $268 in court costs/fines for both offenses, to be paid in installments/deferred payment.

Brenda F. Keeling (1960), operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, amended to no license in possession, guilty, $163 in court costs/fines, to be paid in installments/deferred payment.

Thomas J. Mudd (1964), operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs aggravator first, guilty, sentenced to serve four days, $728 fine to be paid in installments/deferred payment, 30 days suspended operator’s license.

Matthew N. Penn (1989), one headlight, guily; no rear view mirror, guilty; $183 in court fees/fines to be paid in installments/deferred payment.

Josie Phillips (1979), failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security first, guilty, $500 fine, $143 court costs. All fines/fees to be paid in installments/deferred payment.

Roy T. Stacey III (1961), speeding 16 miles over the legal limit, amended to defective equipment, guilty, $193 in court costs/fines to be paid in installments/deferred payment.

Natalie J. Suffoletta (1976), speeding 14 miles over the legal limit, guilty, $143 court costs and state traffic school. Court costs to be paid in installments/deferred payment.

Donald T. Valley (1982), speeding 18 miles over the legal limit, guilty; operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, guilty, sentenced to 30 days conditionally discharged for two years, Kentucky Alternative Program, quarterly review; failure of owner/operator to maintain required insurance/security first, amended to no insurance second or greater offense, guilty; $1,086 in court costs/fines for all offenses, costs waived due to indigence.

Misdemeanor:
Charles A. Armstrong (1975), fourth-degree assault domestic violence no visible injury, guilty, sentenced to 120 days conditionally discharged for two years, Kentucky Alternative Program, quarterly review, no contact with the victim, $153 court costs to be paid in installments/deferred payment.

Robert E. Moyers (1964), operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs aggravator first, amended to no aggravator, guilty, $728 fine, 30 days suspended operator’s license, Alcohol and Drug Education Program; third-degree terroristic threatening, guilty, 30 days conditionally discharged for two yeras, Kentucky Alternative Program, quarterly review; second-degree disorderly conduct, guilty, 30 days conditionally discharged for two years, Kentucky Alternative Program, quarterly review.

Brian K. Richardson (1983), fourth-degree assault domestic violence with no visible injury, guilty, sentenced to 180 days conditionally discharged for two years, quarterly review, Kentucky Alternative Program, no contact with the victim; four-degree assault domestic violence no visible injury, guilty, 180 days conditionally discharged for two years, Kentucky Alternative Program, quarterly review, $153 court costs to be paid in installments/deferred payment.

David A. Gibson (1974), operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs first offense, guilty, $728 fine to be paid in installments/deferred payent, 30 days suspended operator’s license, Alcohol and Drug Education Program; trafficking in a controlled substance first offense, amended to attempting to traffic, guilty, sentenced to 365 dayc conditionally discharged for two years, must complete substance abuse program; trafficking in a controlled substance first offense, amended to attept to traffic, guilty, sentenced to 365 days conditionally discharged for two years, must complete substance abuse program.

Patrick W. Hardesty (1987), theft by unlawful taking firearm, amended to attempted theft, guilty, sentenced to 365 days conditionally discharged for two years, Kentucky Alternative Program, quarterly review; theft by unlawful taking firearm, amended to attempted theft, guilty, 365 days conditionally discharged for two years, Kentucky Alternative Program, quarterly review; theft by unlawful taking firearm, amended to attempted theft, guilty, 365 days conditionally discharged for two years, Kentucky Alternative Program, quarterly review.

 

Indictments:

The following indictments were handed down by a Spencer County Grand Jury in Spencer Circuit Court May 23, 2013:

Count 1: On or about Feb. 21, 2013, in Spencer County, Angela S. Smith, 42, of the 100 block of Jefferson Street, committed the offense of theft of a legend drug, a class D felony, by unlawfully taking or exercising control over a legend drug that is not a controlled substance, belonging to another with the intent to deprive that person thereof and the substance had a value less than $300.

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Count 1: On Dec. 3, 2012, in Spencer County, Felicia D. Snider, 28, of the 1000 block of Back Creek Road in Waddy, Ky., committed the offense of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, a class D felony, when, with knowledge that it was forged and with intent to defraud, deceive or injure The Peoples Bank, she had in her possession, a forged instrument which, when completed, purported to be check number 1021, in the amount of $250, on the account of R. Barnes, drawn on the Peoples Bank.

Count 2: On Dec. 9, 2012, in Spencer County, Snider committed the offense of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, a class D felony, when, with knowledge that it was forged and with intent to defraud, deceive or injure The Peoples Bank, she had in her possession, a forged instrument which, when completed, purported to be check number 1026, in the amount of $250, on the account of R. Barnes, drawn on The Peoples Bank.

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Count 1: On or about April 20, 2013, in Spencer County, George M. Franklin, 37, of the 2000 block of Napa Valley Court in Louisville, committed the offense of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants -- fourth offense, by operating a motor vehicle in the Commonwealth of Kentucky while a) the alcohol concentration in his blood or breath is .08 or more based on the definition of alcohol concentration in KRS 189A.005 or under the influence of alcohol or under the influence of any substance or combination of substances which impairs one’s driving ability or under the combined influence of alcohol and any other substances which impairs one’s driving after having committed that offense three times within the previous five years and he refused to submit a test of his breath requested by an officer having reasonable grounds to believe that he was operating or was in physical control of a motor vehicle in violation of KRS 189A.010(1).

Count 2: On or about April 20, 2013, in Spencer County, Franklin committed the offense of operating a motor vehicle while his license is revoked or suspended for driving under the influence -- first offense by operating a motor vehicle while his license is revoked or suspended for a violation of KRS 189A.010(1) and the defendant was also operating a motor vehicle in violation of KRS 189A.010(1)(a)(b)(c) or (d).

Count 3: On or about April 20, 2013, in Spencer County, Franklin committed the offense of possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle when he possessed an open alcoholic beverage container in the passenger area of a motor vehicle while the vehicle was (a) located on a public highway or (b) located on the right-of-way of a public highway.

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Count 1: On or about April 19, 2013, in Spencer County, Howard T. Jewell, 31, of the 5100 block of Little Mount Road, committed the offense of first-degree illegal possession of a controlled substance by knowingly and unlawfully having in his possession an amount of a controlled substance classified as a schedule II controlled substance known as methamphetamine.

Count 2: On or about April 19, 2013, in Spencer County, Jewell committed the offense of illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia when he knowingly and unlawfully used or had in his possession with the intent to use drug paraphernalia to include to straws, a pipe for smoking methamphetamine, scales, a pill cutter and baggies.

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Count 1: Between April 30, 2004 and April 30, 2013, in Spencer County, Travis E. Bierod, 29, of the 2300 block of Greenwood Avenue in Louisville, committed the offense of flagrant non-support when he persistently failed to provide support which he could reasonably provide and which he had knowledge of the duty to provide by virtue of a Spencer District Court order pertaining to his minor child, thereby accruing an arrearage of not less than $1,000 and/or failing to make payments for at least six consecutive months.