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Circuit Court news for March 21, 2020

The following criminal cases were resolved in Clark Circuit Court March 12, 2020, with Judge William Engle presiding.

— Timmy W. Isaacs, first-degree arson (two counts), amended to third-degree arson, pleaded guilty, recommended three years concurrent with restitution, sentencing May 14.

— Alisha D. Brooks, first-degree fleeing or evading police, pleaded guilty, recommended one year, diverted for three years, sentencing May 14.

— Michael Sallee, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, amended to possession, pleaded guilty, recommended three years; second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, recommended one year concurrent; sentencing May 14.

— Shane Patrick Smith, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, dismissed.

— Nash Robinson, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, recommended five years; possession of drug paraphernalia, pleaded guilty, recommended 30 days; possession of marijuana, pleaded guilty, recommended 30 days; sentencing May 14.

— Jessica N. Smith, trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin), pleaded guilty, recommended five years; first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, recommended five years; possession of marijuana, pleaded guilty, recommended 30 days; possession of drug paraphernalia, pleaded guilty, recommended 30 days; sentencing April 16.

— Jordan Wright, complicity to commit trafficking a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, pleaded guilty, recommended one year; first-degree unlawful transaction with a minor, dismissed; sentencing April 16.

— Calvyn Winston, trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, pleaded guilty, recommended two years and one day; receiving stolen property (firearm), pleaded guilty, recommended two years and one day; first-degree unlawful transaction with a minor, dismissed; sentencing April 16.

— Jonathan Bryan Turner, driving under the influence (fourth offense), pleaded guilty, recommended one year; driving on a suspended operator’s license, pleaded guilty, recommended 30 days; first-degree wanton endangerment, pleaded guilty, recommended one year and one day; leaving the scene of an accident, amended to failure to fiel report, pleaded guilty, recommended 30 days; possession of open container of alcohol in motor vehicle, dismissed; sentencing April 16.

— Naomi R. Sons, first-degree promoting contraband, dismissed; first-degree possession of a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, recommended one year; sentencing April 16.

— John Murray, first-degree sexual abuse (three counts), sentenced to one year concurrent.

— Tyler Abner, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, sentenced to five years; first-degree fleeing or evading police, sentenced to one year concurrent.

— Christy J. King, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, sentenced to one year; second-degree possession of a controlled substance, sentenced to 30 days concurrent.

— Joel Layne first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, sentenced to five years probation with drug court; driving on a suspended operator’s license, sentenced to 30 days concurrent.

— Benjamin F. Larson, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, sentenced to one year, serve 45 days, balance probated for two years.

— Ryan Bradley French, driving on a DUI-suspended operator’s license, sentenced to one year; driving under the influence (second offense), sentenced to 30 days concurrent.

— Ryan Bradley French, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, sentenced to three years; first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, sentenced to five years concurrent, concurrent with previous case.

— Carlton Nickell, second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, sentenced to one year, probated for three years.

— Carlton J. Nickell, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, sentenced to one year and one day, probated for three years, consecutive to previous case.

— George Harris III, third-degree burglary, sentenced to five years.

— George Harris III, third-degree burglary, sentenced to one year, consecutive to previosu case; violation of conditions of release, dismissed.

— George Harris III, third-degree burglary, sentenced to one year concurrent to previous case.

— Josh D. Saylor, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, sentenced to two years.

— Joshua David Saylor, driving under the influence, sentenced to four days; first-degree possession of a controlled substance, sentenced to one year; failure to maintain insurance, sentenced to five days concurrent; third-degree possession of a controlled substance (two counts), sentenced to 30 days concurrent; prescription controlled substance not in proper container sentenced to 30 days concurrent; first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, sentenced to two years concurrent; first-degree promoting contraband, sentenced to one year concurrent; consecutive to previous case for four years.

— Holly K. Walsh, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, sentenced to two years.

— Holly K. Walsh, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (two counts), sentenced to one year concurrent but consecutive to previous case.

— Dalton R. Rogers, probation violation, stipulated to violation, sentenced to one year.

— Dalton R. Rogers, probation violation, stipulated to violation, sentenced to one year, consecutive to previous case.

— Wondel Ray Hayes, attempt to obtain controlled substance by fraud, pleaded guilty, sentencing April 16.

— Pamela Hayes, attempt to obtain controlled substance by fraud, pleaded guilty, sentencing April 16.

— Adam C. Asbury, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, pleaded guilty; tampering with physical evidence, pleaded guilty; sentencing April 16.

— Melanie D. Lukasavage, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, sentencing April 16.