Lawrence County Court News

Tuesday, February 28, 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, sentencing and probation stipulations may apply.

• George C. Dodd, amended to operating a vehicle without a valid license, 60 days jail, SES, two years unsupervised probation, community service 60 hours, LERF $100

• Chase Cleo Ellison, possession of up to 35 grams marijuana, LERF $100, fined $200; unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, fined $100

• Sean Tyler Falk, fraudulent use of a credit/debit device with value less than $500, 30 days jail, two years unsupervised probation, community service 40 hours, recoupment $37.49, fined $200

• Jeffrey S. Gibbons, DWI-alcohol, 30 days jail, SES, two years unsupervised probation, community service 50 hours, recoupment $221, LERF $50, fined $350

• Beverly J. Hatcher, amended DWI-alcohol, SIS, two years unsupervised probation, community service 60 hours, recoupment $137, LERF $50

• Garon Loyal Johnson, possession of up to 35 grams marijuana, LERF $100, fined $200; unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, fined $100

• Joshua Frances Kines, failure to register vehicle, LERF $50, fined $115

• April L. Morris, count one bound over to circuit court for arraignment March 13; stalking, five days jail; trespassing, five days jail

• Kelsey Delaynne Ritchie, operating a vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner involving an accident, fined $150

• Amber Leann Wright, failure to maintain vehicle financial responsibility, SIS, six months unsupervised probation

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, sentencing and probation stipulations may apply.

• Tara R. Houser, probation violation, probation revoked, SES set aside, two counts four years prison each to run concurrently

• Tara R. Houser, probation violation, probation revoked, SIS set aside, four years prison to run concurrently with companion case

• Clay A. Richardson, Jr., probation violation, SIS set aside, two counts five years prison each to run concurrently, ITC 120 days call back

• Clay A. Richardson, Jr., probation violation, SIS set aside, five years prison to run concurrently with companion case, ITC 120 days call back

MARRIAGES

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

• Nicholas Ray McRoberts, 46, of Aurora to Chelsea Jane Roberts, 27, of Aurora, Jan. 28

• Gary Wayne Hunter, Jr., 20, of Mt. Vernon to Victoria Rose Burton, 18, of Mt. Vernon, Feb. 12

• Marco Tulio Rabanales Ochoa, 51, of Verona to Patricia Sue Sanchez, 42, of Verona, Feb. 14

DOMESTIC

The following are marriage dissolutions:

• Alexander Crawford from Amanda R. Bevis

• Amanda L. Rice from Carl R. Rice; the name of Amanda Leann Rice is changed to Amanda Leann Keener

• Jessica M. Heim from David A. Heim

• Kelly Boykin from Dawn Boykin

The following are in favor of the plaintiff vs. Missouri Department of Revenue, stating each plaintiff's driving privileges will be re-instated after ignition interlock, GPS, and camera are installed and driving tests are completed:

TRAFFIC

The following are seat belt infractions, fined $10:

• Kelly Lynn Bertges

• Amy Marie Runion