Eleven Defendants entered a guilty plea in Caldwell County Circuit Court on Tuesday, Dec. 7, before Judge C.A. Woodall III.

Proceedings were as follows on the docket before Judge Woodall:

Guilty pleas• Kyam J. Wethington entered a guilty plea, waived PSI and was sentenced to one year on first degree possession of methamphetamine, 45 days on possession of marijuana, and 12 months on third degree possession of a controlled substance, drug unspecified. He is to pay fines and costs, and is to attend an alcohol and drug education program on operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a substance. A charge of no/expired registration plates was dismissed.

• Belinda Sivells entered a guilty plea, waived PSI and was sentenced to five years, on operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/substance, 12 months on drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, 45 days on possession of marijuana, and 12 months on driving on a DUI suspended license, first offense with aggravator. A charge of first degree persistent felony offender was dismissed.

• Dalton James Fluaitt entered a guilty and was set for sentencing Jan. 4 on first degree possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, buy/possess.

• James Delane Tucker entered a guilty plea, waived PSI and was sentenced in two cases to 12 months on violation of Kentucky E.P.O./D.V.O, 90 days on menacing, 12 months on violation of Kentucky E.P.O./D.V.O., a $25 fine on alcohol intoxication in a public place, and 12 months on second degree fleeing or evading police on foot. Two charges of first degree stalking were dismissed.

• Earl W. Cansler entered a guilty plea and was set for sentencing Jan. 4 on failure to dim headlights, first degree fleeing or evading police in a motor vehicle, first degree wanton endangerment of a police officer, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, failure to register transfer of motor vehicle, improper registration plate, failure to comply with helmet law, and operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license.

• Howard M. Jones entered a guilty plea and was set for sentencing Jan. 4 on first degree attempted strangulation, amended from first degree strangulation, and fourth degree assault, domestic violence with minor injury.

• Shawn P. Caraway entered a guilty plea, waived PSI and was sentenced to 90 days on driving on a DUI suspended license, 12 months on leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid or assistance, five years of first degree wanton endangerment of a police officer, 12 months to second degree fleeing or evading police, amended from first degree, five years on convicted felon in possession of a firearm, and one year on theft by unlawful taking/disposition auto $500 or more but under $10,000. Counts one to five are to run concurrent but consecutive to count six for a total of six years. A charge of first degree persistent felony offender was dismissed.

• Jonathan Chase York entered a guilty plea and was set for sentencing Jan. 4 on first degree possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia, buy/possess.

• Lanna G. Hale entered a guilty plea and had deferred sentencing granted on theft by unlawful taking/disposition auto $500 or more but under $10,000, and first degree possession of methamphetamine.

• Alexander R. Ramirez entered a guilty plea, waived PSI and was sentenced to two years on second degree assault to run consecutive to any time now serving.

• Stacy McKinney entered a guilty plea in two cases, waived PSI and was sentenced to three years on first degree possession of opiate, 90 days on second degree disorderly conduct, 45 days of possession of marijuana, three years of complicity to receiving stolen property under $10,000.

• Dustin Dakota Faughn was continued for review to Jan. 4.

• Todd Kattenbracker was continued to March 3.

• Betty F. Paz was continued to Jan. 4 and is to have a summons mailed on theft by unlawful taking/disposition all others.

• Gregory W. Walker was continued to Jan. 4, and is to have a summons mailed in two cases.

Pretrial conferences• Raul O. Torres entered a not guilty plea and was set for a pretrial conference Feb. 1 in two cases on menacing, first degree wanton endangerment and convicted felon in possession of a handgun, and failure to comply with sex offender registration.

• Gerald L. Watson was appointed a public defender, entered a not guilty plea and was set for a pretrial conference Feb. 1 on first degree possession of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, and possession of marijuana.

• Jeffrey Alexander Williams entered a not guilty plea and was set for a pretrial conference Feb. 1 in three cases on two counts of first degree trafficking in methamphetamine., tampering with physical evidence and second degree persistent felony offender.

• Dylan Shaw McKinney entered a not guilty plea and was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on enhancement of first degree possession of methamphetamine, convicted felon in possession of a handgun, driving on a DUI suspended license, and failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance.

• Daniel E. Ward entered a not guilty plea and was set for a pretrial conference Feb. 1 on leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid or assistance, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, first degree possession of methamphetamine, failure to wear a seat belt, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance, resisting arrest, and failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security

• Cody A. Collins entered a not guilty plea and was set for a pretrial conference Feb. 1 on third degree criminal mischief, first degree fleeing or evading police in a motor vehicle, first degree wanton endangerment of a police officer, reckless driving, speeding 25 miles per hour over the limit, disregarding a stop sign, disregarding a traffic control device — traffic light, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, and theft by unlawful taking/ all others $500 to less than $1,000.

• Joseph D. Crawley entered a guilty plea and was set for a pretrial conference Feb. 1 in two cases on fourth degree assault, domestic violence with minor injury, and first degree strangulation, public intoxication on a controlled substance excluding alcohol, third degree criminal trespassing, and first degree criminal mischief.

• Richard J. Martin entered a not guilty plea and was set for a pretrial conference Feb. 1 on disregarding a traffic control device, traffic light, driving on a DUI suspended license, and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

• Breauna A. Moon entered a not guilty plea and was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on complicity to possession of marijuana, complicity to drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, complicity to first degree trafficking in methamphetamine, reckless driving, and failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance.

• Deanalan D. Stormoen entered a not guilty plea and was set for a pretrial conference Feb. 1 on complicity to possession of marijuana, complicity to drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, first degree possession of methamphetamine, first degree possession of heroin, failure to notify address change to the Department of Transportation, and second degree persistent felony offender.

• Michael Riley entered a not guilty plea and was set for a pretrial conference Feb. 1 on second degree disorderly conduct, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, possession of synthetic drugs, first degree possession of opiate, and resisting arrest.

• Dennis F. Cummings was set for a pretrial conference Feb. 1 on first degree arson, resisting arrest, fourth degree assault, domestic violence with minor injury, violation of a Kentucky E.P.O./D.V.O., and first degree persistent felony offender.

• Nikonia Jane Ware was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 in two cases on first degree trafficking in methamphetamine, and first degree possession of methamphetamine.

• Rodney Ware was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, and first degree trafficking in methamphetamine.

• Johnathan G. Milstead was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on receiving stolen property under $10,000, and receiving stolen property $10,000 or more.

• Jenna J. Richardson was set for a pretrial conference Feb. 2 on two counts of failure to report change in order to receiving benefits.

• Brandon Lee Sherill was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on four counts of third degree rape, four counts of third degree sodomy, four counts of first degree sexual abuse, eight counts of incest — forcible, compulsion/incapable of consent or under 18 years of age, and first degree persistent felony offender.

• Jennifer Christine Strait was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, leaving an accident/failure to render aid/assistance/with death/serious physical injury, first degree assault, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, and two counts of first degree wanton endangerment.

• Dawson James Teague was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on receiving stolen property (firearm).

• Sheryl L. Ward was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on first degree possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia, buy/possess.

• Baylee K. Wells was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 in seven cases on theft by unlawful taking/disposition firearm, three counts of first degree possession of methamphetamine, three counts of drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, two counts of first degree trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and second degree possession of a controlled substance, drug unspecified.

• Joe Ray Curnell was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 in two cases on murder, convicted felon in possession of a handgun, tampering with physical evidence, two counts of first degree persistent felony offender, and first degree promoting contraband.

• Jesse K. Devlin was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on enhancement of first degree trafficking in more than two grams of methamphetamine, convicted felon in possession of a handgun, possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia, buy/possess.

• Shane D. Jones was set for a pretrial conference Feb. 1 in two cases on convicted felon in possession of a handgun, first degree persistent felony offender, enhancement of possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, enhancement of first degree possession of methamphetamine, convicted felon in possession of a handgun, carrying a concealed weapon by prior deadly weapon felony offender, and first degree persistent felony offender.

• Phillip W. Adams was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, first degree fleeing or evading police in a motor vehicle, first degree wanton endangerment, first degree wanton endangerment of a police officer, and first degree persistent felony offender.

• Sherry Lynn Lindle was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on 13 counts of complicity to second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, complicity to possession of a forgery device, complicity to first degree possession of methamphetamine, complicity to drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, theft of identity of another without consent, and first degree persistent felony offender.

• Zindell Remone Lindle was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on 13 counts of complicity to second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, complicity to possession of a forgery device, complicity to first degree possession of methamphetamine, complicity to drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, and first degree persistent felony offender.

• Eladio Casteneda was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, no/expired registration plates, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, resisting arrest, first degree possession of methamphetamine, first degree trafficking in methamphetamine, first degree promoting contraband, first degree tampering with physical evidence, drug paraphernalia, buy/posses, and first degree persistent felony offender.

• Jonathan Harper was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on first degree trafficking in methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia, buy/possess.

• Lawrence Lozano was set for pretrial conference Jan. 4 on first degree trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, convicted felon in possession of a firearm, and receiving stolen property (firearm).

• Laken M. Calloway was set for a pretrial conference March 1 on third degree burglary.

• Shannon M. Copeland was set for a pretrial conference Feb. 1 on third degree burglary.

• Wayne McGee was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on theft by deception including cold checks under $10,000.

• Joseph Utley was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on complicity to first degree trafficking in methamphetamine.

• Jared Asbridge was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 in two cases on public intoxication on a controlled substance excluding alcohol, controlled substance prescription not in original container, first degree possession of opiate, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, failure to wear seat belts, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, resisting arrest, possession of marijuana, first degree possession of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, and second degree disorderly conduct.

• Dawson L. Close was set for a pretrial Jan. 4 on second degree trafficking in a controlled substance, drug unspecified, third degree trafficking in a controlled substance, drug unspecified, trafficking in marijuana, less than eight ounces, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, and failure to or improper signal.

• Timothy J. Daniel was set for a pretrial conference in three cases on theft by unlawful taking/disposition controlled substance under $10,000, first degree criminal mischief, attempted theft by unlawful taking/disposition all others $10,000 but less than $1,000,000, four counts of third degree burglary, and first degree criminal mischief.

• Joseph D. Knight was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 and given a 45-day jail sanction for bond violation on complicity to theft by unlawful taking/disposition, $500 or more but under $10,000, and first degree persistent felony offender.

• Preston Lee Nichols was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on third degree criminal trespassing, resisting arrest, theft by unlawful taking/disposition all others, third degree assault of a police/probation officer, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, third degree terroristic threatening, resisting arrest, and third degree assault of a police/probation officer.

• Kendra J. Tonjes was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on complicity to cultivation of marijuana, five or more plants, complicity to drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, and complicity to endangering the welfare of a minor.

• Henry Harris III was set for a pretrial conference Feb. 1 on theft by unlawful taking, all others $10,000 or more but under $1,000,000.

• Nicholas R. Herndon was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on complicity to first degree trafficking in methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, no/expired registration plates, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance.

• Tiffany Tyler Herndon was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on complicity to trafficking in methamphetamine, and possession of synthetic drugs.

• Shawn M. Lemley was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on theft by deception including cold checks under $10,000.

• Christopher S. Mullinix was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on theft by unlawful taking/disposition auto $500 or more but under $10,000, disregarding a stop sign, first degree fleeing or evading police in a motor vehicle, two counts of first degree wanton endangerment of a police officer, reckless driving, driving on a DUI suspended license, and first degree persistent felony offender.

• Dustin L. Cooper was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4, issued a bench warrant for failure to appear with no bond on convicted felon in possession of a firearm, reckless driving, first degree wanton endangerment of a police officer, failure to wear seat belts, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, and first degree persistent felony offender.

• Micah Courtney Gray entered a not guilty plea and was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 in four cases on three counts of first degree trafficking in methamphetamine, and three counts of first degree persistent felony offender, first degree trafficking in methamphetamine, enhancement of first degree trafficking in methamphetamine, enhancement of trafficking in marijuana, less than eight ounces, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, enhancement of possession of synthetic drugs, enhancement of second degree trafficking in a controlled substance, drug unspecified, controlled substance prescription not in original contain, convicted felon in possession of a handgun, first degree trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, and first degree persistent felony offender, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a substance, convicted felon in possession of a handgun, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, first degree trafficking in cocaine, trafficking in marijuana, less than eight ounces, no/expired registration plates, drug paraphernalia, buy/posses, first degree possession of opiate, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, and first degree persistent felony offender.

• Michael B. Riley was set for a pretrial conference Feb. 1 on operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, first degree possession of methamphetamine, and first degree promoting contraband.

• Jesse D. Sowell was set for a pretrial conference March 1 in three cases on two counts of public intoxication on a controlled substance excluding alcohol, first degree possession of methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, resisting arrest, second degree disorderly conduct, first degree possession of methamphetamine, illegal possession of a legend drug, and attempted theft by deception including cold checks under $500, third degree criminal trespassing, and first degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.

• Nancy McIver was set for a pretrial conference and is to have a summons mailed on theft by unlawful taking/disposition shoplifting $500 or more but under $10,000.

• Joshua Roger Stroede was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 on fourth degree assault with minor injury, resisting arrest, third degree assault of a police/probation officer.

• Austin C. Watkins was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 in two cases on complicity to first degree trafficking in methamphetamine, complicity to possession of synthetic drugs, complicity of possession of marijuana, complicity of drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, no/expired registration plates, failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance, no operator’s/moped license, first degree promoting contraband, and first degree persistent felony offender, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, first degree possession of methamphetamine, trafficking in marijuana, eight ounces to less than five pounds, and first degree persistent felony offender.

• Billy D. Carr was set for a pretrial conference March 1 on complicity to theft by unlawful taking/disposition shoplifting $500 or more but under $10,000, and second degree unlawful transaction with a minor.

• Jeremy T. Martin was set for a pretrial conference March 1 on careless driving, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, improper equipment, second degree fleeing or evading police in a motor vehicle, display of illegal/altered registration plate, complicity of possession marijuana, complicity to first degree possession of a controlled substance, drug unspecified.

• Calvin William Russell was set for a pretrial conference March 1 on theft by unlawful taking/disposition auto $500 or more but under $10,000, receiving stolen property under $500, and receiving stolen property under $10,000.

• Seth Emerson Tapp was set for a pretrial conference March 1 on possession of marijuana, and first degree promoting contraband.

• James Aaron Sutton had a pretrial conference set Jan 4 on first degree sexual abuse, and second degree persistent felony offender.

Commonwealth to do an order

• Richard S. Brown is to have the Commonwealth do an order on convicted felon in possession of a firearm.

• Johnnie L. Dearing is to have the Commonwealth do an order on first degree possession of methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia, buy/possess.

• Kimberly Eastwood is to have the Commonwealth do an order on first degree possession of methamphetamine and tampering with physical evidence.

• Nathan R. Lee is to have the Commonwealth do an order on speeding 17 miles per hour over the limit, first degree possession of methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia, buy/possess.

• Christina R. Sherill is to have the Commonwealth do an order on receiving stolen property under $10,000.

• Stacia Johnson is to have the Commonwealth do an order on complicity to receiving stolen property under $10,000.

Trial date set

• C.J. Brummett was set for a pretrial conference April 4, and a trial Sept. 13 on first degree assault, domestic violence.

• Michael Greene was set for a pretrial conference July 5 and a trail Sept. 20 on first degree possession of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, illegal possession of a legend drug, and controlled substance prescription not in original container.

Passed to trial date

• Jay Lindsay Paris was passed to trial date on first degree sodomy, victim under 12 years of age, first degree attempted sodomy, victim under 12 years of age, and first degree sexual abuse, victim under 12 years of age.

• Robert H. Butler was set for a pretrial conference July 5 and a trial Sept. 22 on three counts of criminal littering, two counts of third criminal trespassing, three counts of illegal take/pursue deer/wild turkey, cultivation of marijuana, five or more plants, trafficking in marijuana, eight ounces to less than five pounds, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, illegal taking migratory bird.

• David Mitchell was set for a pretrial conference Aug. 2 and a trial Sept. 27 on theft by failure to make required disposition of property $10,000 or more.

• Billy W. Newberry was set for a pretrial conference Jan. 4 and a trial Sept. 28 on fourth degree assault, domestic violence with minor injury, and second degree strangulation.

Arraignment set

• David Maurice Watkins was set for arraignment March 1 on fourth degree assault, domestic, and first degree persistent felony offender.

• Autumn Epperson was issued a bench warrant for failure to appear with no bond and was set for arraignment Feb. 1.

• Amber N. Gillespie was set for arraignment Jan. 4 on possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, and first degree possession of opiate.

• Rella Haskins was issued a bench warrant for failure to appear with no bond and was set for arraignment Feb. 1 on theft by deception including cold checks $1,000 to less than $10,000, theft by deception including cold checks $500 to less than $1,000, and theft by deception including cold checks.

• Michael Charles Bartee was set for arraignment March 1 on first degree possession of methamphetamine.

• Brandon Beverly was set for arraignment Jan. 4 on complicity to possession of marijuana, complicity to drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, and complicity to first degree trafficking in methamphetamine.

• Rashad Lamar Coker was set for arraignment March 1 on first degree possession of methamphetamine, no/expired registration receipt, and operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license.

• Timothy Gene Repp was set for arraignment March 1 on first degree possession of heroin, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, and drug paraphernalia, buy/possess.

Sentencing set

• Cecil W. Bennett was set for sentencing Jan. 4 on convicted felon in possession of a firearm.

To enter a plea

• Donterius D. Matchen is to enter a plea Jan. 4 in two cases on theft by unlawful taking/auto $500 or more but under $10,000, first degree criminal mischief, fraudulent use of a credit card under $500 within a six month period, and first degree trafficking in methamphetamine.

Probation granted

• Jessica D. McCurin had probation granted on a charge of fail to report change in order to receive benefits.

• Mark Gillespie had probation granted on first degree possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia, buy/possess.

Sentenced

• Awstyn Gage Lamar was sentenced to a total of eight years on first degree fleeing or evading police in a motor vehicle, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, and four counts of first degree wanton endangerment of a police officer.