Lawrence County Court News

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

ASSOCIATE COURT

CRIMINAL

The following defendants plead guilty or were found guilty of the charge listed. An Alford Plea does not admit guilt but indicates defendant believes there is enough evidence for a conviction, SES is Suspended Execution of Sentence, SIS is Suspended Imposition of Sentence, ITC is Intensive Treatment Center, SATOP is Substance Abuse Traffic Offender Program, CVCF is Crime Victim’s Compensation Fund, LERF is Law Enforcement Restitution Fund. Additional court fees and probation stipulations may apply.

• Michael R. Casida, Jr., speeding, fined $170

• Kody Jack Denton, driving with suspended license, SIS, two years unsupervised probation

• Albert Daniel Dillion, operating a vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner involving an accident, one year jail, SES, two years unsupervised probation, restitution $6,538.65; driving with suspended license, fined $500; failure to wear seat belt, fined $10

Charlotte A. Finders, DWI-drug intoxication, 30 days jail, SES, two years unsupervised probation, community service 40 hours, LERF $50, recoupment $328

• Delinda Sue Jones, failure to maintain vehicle financial responsibility, fined $130; failure to wear seat belt, fined $10

• Bradley Keith Lester, amended to operating a vehicle without a license, SIS, one year unsupervised probation

• Jonathan Michael Lundy, failure to register vehicle, fined $140

• Justin Scott Martin, amended violation of protection order, 30 days jail concurrent with prison sentence

• Derek Ryan Mettlach, trespassing, 60 days jail, SES, one year unsupervised probation

• Casey Jay Miller, failure to maintain inter-state fuel license on commercial vehicle, fined $190

Edward Wynn Minor, probation violation, non-support, one year jail, SES, one year unsupervised probation, recoupment $256, payment of support

• Preston Robert Page, operating a vehicle without a license, SIS, one year unsupervised probation; amended to defective vehicle equipment, fined $375

• Jaqueline Perez Morales, failure to stop vehicle, fined $115

• Jonathan Clayton Rickman, amended speeding, fined $140

• Colby Lynn Smith, failure to register vehicle, LERF $50, fined $115

TRAFFIC

• Paul J. Smola, speeding, fined $95

MARRIAGES

The following are filed at the Lawrence County Recorder's Office

• Nathaniel Clement Evans, 41, of Monett to Karen Mae Lee Williams, 42, of Monett, Jan. 13

CIRUIT COURT

CRIMINAL

The following defendants plead guilty or were found guilty of the charge listed. An Alford Plea does not admit guilt but indicates defendant believes there is enough evidence for a conviction, SES is Suspended Execution of Sentence, SIS is Suspended Imposition of Sentence, ITC is Intensive Treatment Center, SATOP is Substance Abuse Traffic Offenders Program, CVCF is Crime Victim’s Compensation Fund, and LERF is Law Enforcement Restitution Fund. Additional court fees and probation stipulations may apply.

• Christina Lou DeGonia, probation violation, probation revoked, SES set aside; possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana, five years prison; keeping or maintaining a public nuisance, five years prison to run concurrently

• David Michael Hearne, Alford Plea, amended to forgery, five years supervised probation, CVCF $46, LERF $200, restitution $10,384.63

• David Michael Hearne, producing more than 5 grams of marijuana, SIS, five years supervised probation to run concurrently, CVCF $68, LERF $250

• David Michael Hearne, possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana, SIS, five years supervised probation to run concurrently, CVCF $46, LERF $200

• Katelyn Nicole Hope, possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana, SIS, five years supervised probation, community service 100 hours, CVCF $46, LERF $200; possession of up to 35 grams of marijuana, two years unsupervised probation; unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, two years unsupervised probation

• Christopher M. Montgomery, resisting arrest, three years prison, SES, five years supervised probation, CVCF $46, LERF $150

• Ronald E. Wilson, amended to operating a vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner involving an accident, SIS, one year unsupervised probation

• Shauna Renee Wilson, possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana, SIS, five years supervised probation, community service 100 hours, CVCF $46, LERF $200; unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, 15 days jail, credit for time served

The following petitions have been filed:

Joyce Camp McDermot, personally, as beneficiary and as successor trustee vs. David and Stephanie Doner, Susan Baddley, Nancy Morrill, The American Humane Society, change of venue from Taney County, declatory and supplementary relief.

Deborah Lewis and Alicia Pope vs. Mercy Clinic Springfield, Bharat Shah and C. Bret Bowling, change of venue from Barry County, wrongful death.

DISSOULUIONS

The following are marriage dissolutions:

• Cheryl Lynn McElroy from Keith Ray McElroy, Jr.; petitioner’s name is changed to Cheryl Lynn Morgan

• Sascha Denholm from Karmen Denholm; respondent’s name is changed to Sascha Allen

• Courtney Downs from Brent Downs