Nine defendants entered a guilty plea in Caldwell County Circuit Court on Tuesday, Feb. 2, before Judge C.A. Woodall III.

Proceedings were as follows on the docket before Judge Woodall.

Guilty pleas…

• Richard Timothy Faulconer entered a guilty plea and waived sentencing. He was sentenced to two years probated or three years on a charge of driving a motor vehicle while license was suspended for DUI and was fined $500 on a charge of failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security. He is to be assessed for drug court.

• Michael D. McGregor entered a guilty plea to second degree promoting contraband, amended from first degree, controlled substance prescription not in original container, and illegal possession of a legend drug. A charge of first degree persistent felony offender was dismissed. Sentencing was set for March 2.

• Christopher Allen Johnston entered a guilty plea in two cases on public intoxication on a controlled substance, excluding alcohol, possession of marijuana, two counts of drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, two counts of first degree possession of methamphetamine, second degree disorderly conduct and trafficking in marijuana, less than eight ounces.

• Kevin R. Creekmur entered a guilty plea and was set for sentencing April 6 on possession of a firearm by a felon, amended from convicted felon in possession of a handgun, receiving stolen property (firearm), possession of a controlled substance, first degree, first offense, amended from enhancement of first degree possession of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, and possession of marijuana, amended from enhancement of possession of marijuana. A charge of failure to notify address change to the Department of Transportation was dismissed.

• Kari Rose entered a guilty plea, waived PSI and was sentenced to two years and one day on a charge of first degree wanton endangerment, and a $200 fine, attend an alcohol and drug education class and driver’s license suspension on operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance.

• Zachary S. Blair entered a guilty plea and had sentencing set for Feb. 5 on four counts of first degree wanton endangerment, reckless driving, first degree fleeing or evading police in a motor vehicle, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs.

• Hunter Ryne Tabb entered a guilty plea and had sentencing set for March 2 on DUI 4th with no aggravator, amended from operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance with aggravating circumstances, and failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security. A charge of failure to register transfer of motor vehicle was dismissed and a jury trial set for Sept. 22 was cancelled.

• Bryan N. Arant entered a guilty plea and was set for sentencing March 2 on first degree wanton endangerment of a police officer, third degree assault of EMS, fire, rescue, first degree wanton endangerment, resisting arrest, two counts of first degree criminal mischief, second degree criminal mischief, no operator’s/moped license, and no/expired registration.

• Joshua I. Fowler entered a guilty plea, waived PSI and was sentenced to a total of five years with this case to run consecutive to a Lyon County case on theft by unlawful taking under $10,000, amended from theft by unlawful taking/disposition auto, $10,000 or more but under $1,000,000, second degree escape, resisting arrest, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, and illegal possession of a legend drug. A charge of second degree persistent felony offender was dismissed.

Paid in full…

• Megan D. Davis had paid in full.

Continued…

• Chasity S. Brown was continued for review to March 2.

• Michael D. Copeland was continued for review to April 6.

• Todd Kattenbraker was continued for review to May 4.

• Stacie D. Merritt was continued for review to April 6 on two counts of false statement/misrepresent to receive benefits over $100.

• Terry R. Oliver was continued for review to April 6. Restitution has been paid in full.

• Betty F. Paz was continued for review to March 2 on theft by unlawful taking/disposition all others.

• Emily M. Tucker was continued for review to April 6. In a separate case, she was set for a pretrial conference March 2 on operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, no/expired registration plates, first degree possession of methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia, buy/possess.

• Binnie Young Bryant Jr. was continued to May 4 on public intoxication on a controlled substance, excluding alcohol, enhancement of possession of marijuana and convicted felon in possession of a handgun.

• Bryan Mattingly was continued to March 2 on first degree possession of methamphetamine.

• Shelden Alicia Adams was continued for arraignment to May 4 on complicity to first degree possession of a controlled substance, drug unspecified, complicity to possession of marijuana and tampering with physical evidence.

• Steven McKenzie was continued for arraignment May 4 on first degree possession of methamphetamine.

• Timothy P. Mosier was continued for review to Aug. 3.

• Michael B. Hinman was continued to May 4 for arraignment on first degree possession of methamphetamine.

Pretrial conference…

• Brandi K. Asbridge was set for a pretrial conference March 2 on first degree possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, buy/possess.

• Juanita G. Dukes was set for a pretrial conference March 2 in two cases on first degree trafficking in methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, possession of synthetic drugs and third degree burglary.

• Brian Heath McClain entered a not guilty plea and was set for a pretrial conference April 6 on theft by unlawful taking/disposition shoplifting $500 or more but under $10,000.

• Austin Gibson was set for a pretrial conference March 2 in two cases on two counts of theft by unlawful taking/disposition shoplifting $500 or more but under $10,000.

•Brandon Lee Sherill was set for pretrial conference March 2 on four counts of third degree rape, four counts of third degree sodomy, four counts of sodomy, seven counts of incest, forcible, compulsion/incapable of consent or under 18, and first degree persistent felony offender.

• Angel Marie Burnett was issued a bench warrant with no bond for a bond violation and set for a pretrial conference March 2 on operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, theft by unlawful taking/disposition shoplifting under $500, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, and first degree possession of methamphetamine.

• Cecil Shawn Brown entered a not guilty plea and was set for a pretrial conference March 2 on third degree possession of a controlled substance, drug unspecified, controlled subscription prescription not in original container, first degree promoting contraband, tampering with physical evidence and second degree persistent felony offender. A second case was continued to March 2.

• Bryce David Colling was set for a pretrial conference April 6 on two charges of first degree wanton endangerment.

• James R. Felkins was set for a pretrial conference April 6 on theft by unlawful taking/disposition auto — $500 or more but under $10,000, no/expired registration plates, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, and operating a vehicle with expired operator’s license.

• Nikonia J. Ware revoked bond and was set for a pretrial conference March 2 in two cases on first degree trafficking in methamphetamine, and first degree possession of methamphetamine.

• Gregory Allen Ezell was set for a pretrial conference April 6 on third degree criminal trespassing, theft by unlawful taking/disposition shoplifting $500 or more but under $10,000, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, and possession of marijuana.

• Chelsey Diane Young was set for a pretrial conference April 6 on two counts of first degree wanton endangerment.

• Patrick Michael Kio was set for a pretrial conference April 6 on second degree disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, third degree assault of a police/probation officer, first degree criminal mischief, obstructing emergency responder violations, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, and second degree criminal mischief. Defendant has filed a motion to dismiss.

• Bobby G. Spikes was set for a pretrial conference April 6 and a trial Jan. 27, 2022, on first degree trafficking in cocaine, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, and no/expired registration plates. A summons is to be mailed.

• Susan J. Wilson was set for a pretrial conference March 2 on theft by unlawful taking/disposition auto, $10,000 or more but under $1,000,000. A summons is to be mailed.

• James Dean Brown was set for a pretrial conference March 2 in two cases on first degree possession of methamphetamine, first degree possession of opiate and drug paraphernalia, buy/possess. A 30 day jail sanction was suspended.

• Kelly J. Rogers was set for a pretrial conference March 2 on one headlight, first degree trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, buy/possess.

• Shawn Edward Stallins was set for a pretrial conference March 2 in two cases on theft by unlawful taking, all others $500 or more but under $10,000, two counts of first degree persistent felony offender, first degree possession of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, and tampering with physical evidence.

• C.J. Brummett was set for a pretrial conference March 2 on first degree assault, domestic violence.

• Jennifer Day was set for a pretrial conference March 2 on public intoxication on a controlled substance excluding alcohol, and receiving stolen property under $10,000.

• James Glass was set for a pretrial conference April 6 on first degree possession of opiate and possession of marijuana.

• Kimberly Dawn Smothers was set for a pretrial conference May 4 on murder, domestic violence, and second degree persistent felony offender.

• Jonathan Chase York was set for a pretrial conference April 6 on first degree possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia, buy/possess.

• David Bates was set for a pretrial conference April 6 on receiving stolen property under $10,000, and receiving stolen property $10,000 or more.

• Lawrence Joseph Florentine was set for a pretrial conference March 2 on murder and abuse of a corpse.

• Joshua M. Boaz was set for a pretrial conference May 4 on theft by unlawful taking, all others $500 or more but under $10,000, and first degree persistent felony offender.

• Eladio Casteneda was set for a pretrial conference April 6 on operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, no/expired registration plates, failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance, resisting arrest, first degree possession of methamphetamine, first degree trafficking in methamphetamine, first degree promoting contraband, tampering with physical evidence, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, and first degree persistent felony offender.

• Ciera Lynn Gibbs was set for a pretrial conference March 2 on second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and first degree persistent felony offender.

• Micah Courtney Gray was set for a pretrial conference May 4 on first degree trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, and first degree persistent felony offender.

• Robert M. Brewer was set for a pretrial conference March 2 on first degree possession of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, and rear license not illuminated.

• John M. Oliver was set for a pretrial conference May 4 on first degree possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, buy/possess.

• Andrew A. Avendano-Judd was set for a pretrial conference May 4 on fourth degree assault, domestic violence with minor injury, and two counts of first degree wanton endangerment of a police officer.

• Nathaniel S. Yingling was set for a pretrial conference May 4 on two counts of second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, illegal possession of a legend drug, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle, resisting arrest, and failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance.

Bench warrant issued…

• Stacy McKinney was issued a bench warrant with no bond for failure to appear on first degree possession of opiate, second degree disorderly conduct and possession of marijuana. She is to appear March 2.

• Samuel Evan Long was issued a bench warrant with no bond for failure to appear on charges of fraudulent use of a credit card under $10,000 and theft-receipt of stolen credit/debit card — 1 card.

To enter a plea…

• Shane Chaneyfield is to enter a plea March 2 on third degree burglary.

Judge to do an order…

• James Anthony Butler Jr. is to have the judge to do an order.

Trial date set…

• Thomas Quentin Towery was set for a pretrial conference July 6 and a trial Sept. 22 on first degree wanton endangerment, convicted felon in possession of a handgun, fourth degree assault, domestic violence with minor injury, first degree unlawful imprisonment and first degree persistent felony offender.

• Lori Jo Blades was set for a pretrial conference July 6 and a trial Sept. 21 on theft by unlawful taking/disposition shoplifting under $500, first degree possession of opiate, illegal possession of a legend drug and second degree possession of a controlled substance, drug unspecified.

• Wayne McGee was set for a pretrial conference Aug. 3 and a trial Jan. 13, 2022, on theft by deception including cold checks under $10,000.

• Johnathan G. Milstead was set for a pretrial conference Aug. 3 and a trial Jan. 18, 2022, on receiving stolen property under $10,000, and receiving stolen property $10,000 or more.

• Jennifer Christine Strait was set for a pretrial conference Dec. 7 and a trial Jan. 24, 2022, 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 wanton endangerment.

• Tammy Ann Riley was set for a pretrial conference Oct. 5 and a trial Jan. 25, 2022, on second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, second degree persistent felony offender, and failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance.

• Carlos Marteece Siggus was set for a pretrial conference April 6 and a trial Jan. 26, 2022, on operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, and driving on a DUI suspended license with aggravator.

• Jaryonlee J. Wells was set for a pretrial conference July 6 and a trial Sept. 16 in two cases on no operator’s/moped license, failure to wear seat belts, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, buy/possess, first degree possession of methamphetamine, tampering with physical evidence, second degree manslaughter, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, and second degree persistent felony offender.

• William T. Byarly was set for a pretrial conference Aug. 3 and a trial Jan. 11, 2022, on first degree fleeing or evading police in a motor vehicle, first degree wanton endangerment of a police officer, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, speeding 26 miles per hour over/greater, reckless driving, improper passing and first degree persistent felony offender.

• Joseph D. Knight was set for a pretrial conference July 6 and a trial Jan. 20, 2022, on complicity to theft by unlawful taking/disposition auto, $500 or more but under $10,000, and first degree persistent felony offender.

• Timothy A. Wells was set for a pretrial conference July 6 and a trial Jan. 20, 2022, on complicity to theft by unlawful taking/disposition auto, $500 or more but under $10,000 and first degree persistent felony offender.

Summons…

• Gina Nichole Jefferson is to have a summons mailed for March 2.

Dismissed…

• Tyler Albert Bayless’ case for third degree burglary was dismissed.

• Briana M. Johnson is to have a dismissal order on a charge of complicity to theft by unlawful taking/disposition shoplifting $500 or more but under $10,000.

• Kendra N. Manus had a dismissal order in two cases on two counts of criminal possession of a forged prescription.

• Dylan W. Squires had an order of dismissal on first degree possession of methamphetamine, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, and drug paraphernalia, buy/possess.

Sentenced…

• Letarion Travon Gines was sentenced to three years, 12 months, 45 days, attend an alcohol/drug education class, $250 fine, 30 days driver’s license suspension, and five years respectively on first degree fleeing or evading police in a motor vehicle, second degree fleeing or evading police on foot, possession of marijuana, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, and convicted felon in possession of a firearm.