Circuit court news published Aug. 25, 2018

Published 8:52 am Saturday, August 25, 2018

The following criminal cases were resolved in Clark Circuit Court Aug. 16, 2018, with Judge Jean Chenault Logue presiding.

— Byron Deshane Babb, second-degree criminal trespass, pleaded guilty, recommended 364 days; first-degree fleeing or evading police, pleaded guilty, recommended one year; third-degree assault, pleaded guilty, recommended one year concurrent; sentencing Sept. 20.

— Byron Babb, first-degree wanton endangerment (three counts), pleaded guilty, recommended five years concurrent, probated to drug court; driving under the influence, pleaded guilty, fined, 30-day license suspension; driving on a suspended operator’s license, pleaded guilty, recommended 10 days; consecutive to previous case, sentencing Sept. 20.

— Joseph Wayne McCarty, trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin), pleaded guilty, sentenced to  one year; first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, sentenced to three years concurrent; second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, sentenced to three years concurrent, third-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, sentenced to 180 days concurrent; possession of drug paraphernalia, pleaded guilty, recommended 180 days concurrent; public intoxication, pleaded guilty, recommended 30 days concurrent; fraudulent use of an ID Card, pleaded guilty, sentenced to three years; tampering with physical evidence, pleaded guilty, sentenced to three years concurrent; first-degree persistent felony offender, pleaded guilty, dismissed.

— Christopher D. Poole, first-degree criminal abuse, amended to second-degree, pleaded guilty, recommended four years, sentencing Sept. 20.

— Matthew K. Houston Jr., trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin) (three counts), pleaded guilty, recommended 10 years concurrent; convicted felon in possession of a handgun, pleaded guilty, recommended five years concurrent; trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin), pleaded guilty, recommended five years concurrent; sentencing Sept. 20.

— Stacy Gail Schellig, trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin), pleaded guilty, recommended five years; first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, dismissed as merged; sentencing Sept. 20.

— Stacy G. Schellig, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, recommended one year, concurrent with previous case; possession of drug paraphernalia, pleaded guilty, recommended 30 days concurrent; sentencing Sept. 20.

— John Rodgers, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, sentenced to five years; first-degree promoting contraband, pleaded guilty, sentenced to one year concurrent.

— Barbara A. Wood, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (two counts), pleaded guilty, recommended two years and one day concurrent; first-degree promoting contraband, pleaded guilty, recommended two years and one day concurrent; sentencing Sept. 20.

— Billy Gross Spicer, complicity to knowingly abuse or neglect of an adult, pleaded guilty, sentenced to five years probation.

— Chuck G. Webb, second-degree criminal abuse, pleaded guilty, sentenced to three years.

— Ernest M. Snowden, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, sentenced to one year, probated for two years with drug court completion.

— Arthur Bangs, first-degree fleeing or evading police, pleaded guilty, sentenced to one year; first-degree wanton endangerment (two counts), pleaded guilty, sentenced to one year concurrent; first-degree criminal mischief, pleaded guilty, sentenced to one year concurrent.

— Bertha Lee Parker, probation violation, stipulated to violation, sentenced to one year.

— Angela L. Litteral, trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin) (two counts), pleaded guilty, recommended three years each, to serve consecutively, sentencing Sept. 20.

— Michael Sean Tuttle, probation violation (two counts), stipulated to violation, sentenced to 30 days each.

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

— Christopher Damien Piersall and Rebecca Jean Piersall vs. Joshua Rion McDaniel and Linda Lavonne Gibson, child custody action.

— David Allen Hoffman vs. Aundrea Michelle Hoffman, divorce.

— Midland Funding vs. Patricia Kirby, seeking $6,123.29 plus interest for debt.

— Selene Finance vs. Shane Ware and Midland Funding, foreclosure.

— Kristina Hisle vs. Kelly Whittington and Palmer Engineering, personal injury.

— Security Capital Funding Corp. vs. Michael Fishman, entry of foreign judgment.

— William C. Slatten and Sierra S. Castro vs. Dakota K. Schmidt and Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance, seeking unspecified damages

— Barrett G. Oliver vs. Cheyenne M. Johnson, child custody action.

— Carolyn Sue Mahan, Milton Erick Grant Mahan and Benjamin Mahan vs. Roger D. Crowe, Progressive Direct Insurance and Erie Insurance, seeking unspecified damages.

— Capital One Bank vs. Freedom D. Richardson, seeking $5,321.81 plus interest for debt.