Circuit court news for Sept. 25, 2016

Published 7:45 pm Saturday, September 24, 2016

The following criminal cases were resolved in Clark Circuit Court Sept. 22 with Judge Jean Chenault Logue presiding.

— Lamont C. Wilkerson, complicity to commit murder, pleaded guilty, recommended 20 years; complicity to first-degree burglary, pleaded guilty, recommended 20 years concurrent; complicity to first-degree assault, pleaded guilty, recommended 20 years concurrent; complicity to first-degree assault, amended to complicity to second-degree assault, recommended seven years consecutive; sentencing Nov. 3.

— Aaron Stailey, complicity to commit murder, pleaded guilty, recommended 20 years; complicity to first-degree burglary, pleaded guilty, recommended 20 years concurrent; complicity to first-degree assault, pleaded guilty, recommended 20 years concurrent; complicity to first-degree assault, amended to complicity to second-degree assault, recommended five years consecutive; sentencing Nov. 3.

— Christopher T. Robinson, murder, pleaded guilty, recommended 20 years; first-degree burglary, pleaded guilty, recommended 20 years concurrent; first-degree assault, pleaded guilty, recommended 20 years concurrent; first-degree assault, amended to second-degree assault, pleaded guilty, recommended 10 years consecutive; sentencing Nov. 3.

The following criminal cases were resolved in Clark Circuit Court Sept. 15 with Judge Jean Chenault Logue presiding.

— William J. Benningfield, receiving stolen property, sentenced to one year; first-degree fleeing or evading police, sentenced to one year concurrent; first-degree wanton endangerment, sentenced to one year concurrent; driving on a suspended operator’s license, sentenced to 30 days concurrent.

— Traci Wiseman, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, sentenced to four years; first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (three counts), sentenced to one year concurrent; tampering with physical evidence, sentenced to one year concurrent; first-degree fleeing or evading police, sentenced to one year concurrent; first-degree wanton endangerment, sentenced to one year concurrent; probated for four years, must complete drug court.

— Trammell T. Stanford, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (two counts), sentenced to three years concurrent; tampering with physical evidence, sentenced to one year consecutive; probated for four years.

— Chester Woods, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, sentenced to one year; tampering with physical evidence, sentenced to one year concurrent; possession of marijuana, sentenced to 45 days concurrent.

The following civil cases were filed recently in Clark Circuit Court.

— Regional Acceptance Corp. vs. Everett M. Neace Jr. and Trinity N. Neace, seeking $$8,375.68 plus interest for debt.

— Capital One Bank vs. Dennie R. Copley, seeking $5,556.59 plus interest for debt.

— Christopher Wayne Morgan vs. Chelle Lynn Morgan and estate of Larry W. Morgan, property dispute.

— Thoroughbred Gymnastics and Dance vs. Heather Tumey, seeking $7,436 plus interest for debt.

— Marvin Flores vs. Santos Hipolito Flores Flores and Maria Isabel Osorto Ordonez, child custody action.

— Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance vs. Betty M. Russell, Wesley Shoemaker, Tiffany Hogue and Jason Stevens, personal injury.

— Shirley Starnes vs. Timothy Bradburn, divorce.

— Heather Layne Elliott vs. Kevin Scott Elliott, transfer form Mercer County.

— Springleaf Financial Services vs. Dean A. Bowman, seeking $6,516.22 plus interest for debt.

— LVNV Funding vs. Austen L. Bandy, entry of foreign judgment.

— Synchrony Bank vs. Betty Banks, seeking $8,772.42 plus interest for debt.

— Bank of America vs. Thomas A. Haggins, seeking $9,043.77 plus interest for debt.

— Tidewater Motor Credit vs. Joshua Waller, seeking $6,329.12 plus interest for debt.

— John David Brown III and Alena Carpenter vs. Mike Hamilton and Jennifer Hamilton, child custody action.