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Circuit Court news for Dec. 23, 2017

The following criminal cases were resolved in Clark Circuit Court Dec. 14, 2017, with Judge William Clouse presiding.

— Blake Maupin, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, recommended one year; receiving stolen property, pleaded guilty, recommended 30 days concurrent; possession of drug paraphernalia, pleaded guilty, recommended 30 days concurrent; first-degree wanton endangerment, pleaded guilty, recommended two years and one day concurrent; sentencing Jan. 11, 2018.

— Caryn Leigh McCay, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, amended to possession of a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, recommended three years probated for one year; third-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, amended to possession, pleaded guilty, recommended 30 days concurrent; possession of drug paraphernalia, pleaded guilty, recommended 30 days concurrent; illegal possession of a legend drug, pleaded guilty, recommended 30 days concurrent; sentencing Jan. 11, 2018.

— James L. Mingua Jr., second-degree escape, pleaded guilty, recommended two years and one day; second-degree persistent felony offender, dismissed; sentencing Jan. 11, 2018.

— Robert Thomas Pittman, receiving stolen property, pleaded guilty, recommended one year and restitution, sentencing Jan. 11, 2018.

— Rebecca McGuire Psimer, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (three counts), pleaded guilty, recommended one year concurrent; first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, recommended one year consecutive; sentencing Jan. 11, 2018.

— Michael Eugene Woosley, second-degree escape, pleaded guilty, recommended two years and one day; second-degree persistent felony offender, dismissed; sentencing Jan. 11, 2018.

— Katrina Gail Caudill, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, sentenced to three years, probated for three years to Madison County drug court; possession of marijuana, pleaded guilty, sentenced to 90 days; possession of drug paraphernalia, pleaded guilty, sentenced to 90 days concurrent; tampering with physical evidence, pleaded guilty, sentenced to three years concurrent; first-degree persistent felony offender, dismissed.

— John Douglas Combs, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (two counts), pleaded guilty, sentenced to three years concurrent; possession of drug paraphernalia, pleaded guilty, sentenced to 30 days concurrent.

— John Douglas Combs, first-degree bail jumping, pleaded guilty, sentenced to one year consecutive to previous case.

— Brittany R. Lewis, public intoxication, pleaded guilty, sentenced to 30 days; possession of drug paraphernalia, pleaded guilty, sentenced to 30 days concurrent; first-degree possession of a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, sentenced to one year; second-degree fleeing or evading police, pleaded guilty, sentenced to 365 days concurrent.

— Brittany R. Lewis, theft of identity (two counts), pleaded guilty, sentenced to one year concurrent; second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument (four counts), pleaded guilty, sentenced to one year concurrent, consecutive to previous case.

— Brittany R. Lewis, second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument (two counts), pleaded guilty, sentenced to one year concurrent; first-degree possession of a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, sentenced to one year concurrent, consecutive to previous cases.

— Daniel R. Townsend, flagrant non-support, pleaded guilty, sentenced to two years, probated to drug court.

— Ashley Nicole Powell, probation violation, stipulated to violation, sentence reinstated (two counts).

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

— Dawn Victoria Townsend vs. Cortez Townsend, divorce.

— Carolyn Edwards and Eric Edwards vs. Dara Long and Cameron Barnard, child custody action.

— Tina Gray vs. State Farm Mutual Insurance, personal injury.

— Portfolio Recovery Associates vs. Troy O. Bannon, seeking $6,248.09 plus interest for debt.

— Lisa Michelle Angel vs. Jerry Wayne Jones Jr., divorce.

— Christopher D. Wilson vs. Orville J. Butzin, seeking unspecified damages.

— National Collegiate Student Loan Trust vs. Jennifer Rice, seeking $45,227.07 plus interest for debt.

— Cavalry SPV I vs. Tracey Sterling, seeking $6,272.63 plus interest for debt.

— Virginia Cloyd vs. Liquid Transport Corp., personal injury.