Court imposes prison sentence

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What’s a little more time when one is already in prison?

Shane D. Hughes, 26, appeared in custody of the Illinois Department of Corrections for the May 24 criminal and traffic call in Edgar County Circuit Court and was presented with a petition to revoke his probation sentence for a Class 4 felony aggravated fleeing a police officer conviction. 

Hughes admitted the petition and was sentenced to one year in prison to be served concurrently with his Clark County sentence of five years for a Class 2 felony burglary conviction.

He was remanded back into DOC custody for completion of the sentence. 

According to the DOC website, Hughes is housed at the Graham Correctional Center and has a projected parole date of Sept. 16, 2019.

Other individuals appearing before the bench for the May 21 and 24 court calls included:

In custody

-Cody A. Arrasmith, 26, Paris, appeared in custody after missing a previous court date. He was granted a personal recognizance bond and the matter was referred to collections.

-Oliver L. Buford Jr., no age provided, Danville, appeared in custody on multiple unresolved charges including a Class 1 felony criminal sexual assault with a victim unable to provide consent, a Class 2 felony aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim with him being more than five years older than the victim, a Class 4 felony criminal sexual abuse of a victim unable to consent and a Class A misdemeanor violating an order of protection charge. He was remanded to custody for a first appearance with counsel. 

-Anthony M. Conklin, 34, Harrison, Mich., appeared in custody and was charged with a Class 3 felony failure to register as a sex offender. The public defender was assigned to the case, and the matter was continued for a preliminary hearing. Conklin was remanded to custody on $15,000 bond. 

-Austin T. Coombes, 33, Paris, appeared in custody and a sentencing hearing was set regarding the petition to revoke his probation sentence for a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine conviction.

-Raymond Flannelly, 33, Vincennes, Ind., appeared in custody for multiple unresolved charges, including two Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine, a Class 3 felony threatening a public official, two Class 4 felony violating an order of protection charges and a Class 4 felony criminal trespass to a residence while people present. A bond reduction motion was filed and all matters were continued for a bond reduction hearing.

-James R. Lopez, 19, Terre Haute, Ind., appeared in custody for a Class 1 felony criminal sexual assault, a Class 2 felony aggravated criminal sexual abuse and he being at least five years older than the victim and a Class 4 criminal sexual abuse. A bond reduction motion was filed and the matter was continued for a bond hearing. 

-Heather D. Mason, 38, Martinsville, appeared in custody and was charged with a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine. The public defender was assigned to the case, and the matter was continued for a preliminary hearing. Mason was remanded to custody on a $10,000 bond.

-Christopher L. Reedy, 43, Paris, appeared in custody and was charged with a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine and a Class 4 felony obstruction of justice. 

The public defender was appointed to the case and the matter was continued for a preliminary hearing. 

Charges

-Seth Lee Daniels, 23, Suffolk, Va., was charged with a Class A misdemeanor driving on a revoked license. The public defender was assigned to the case, and the matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

-Christian Jamar Givens, 33, Indianapolis, Ind., was charged with a Class A misdemeanor speeding offense. The public defender was assigned to the case, and the matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel. 

-Kristin D. Jewell, 37, Paris, was charged with a Class A misdemeanor criminal damage to property and a Class C misdemeanor disorderly conduct. A not guilty plea with a bench trial demand was entered. The matter was continued for a pretrial conference.

-Thomas D. Martin, 54, Paris, was charged with a Class 3 felony delivery of methamphetamine. The public defender was assigned to the case, and the matter was continued for a preliminary hearing.

-Stuart G. Overton, 44, Paris, was charged with a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine. The public defender was assigned to the case, and the matter was continued for preliminary hearing. 

-Nathan W. Pardi, 19, Paris, was charged with a Class A misdemeanor domestic battery. The public defender was appointed and a not guilty plea with a jury trial demand was entered. The matter was continued for a pretrial conference. 

-Cameron R. Prouse, 27, Paris, was charged with a Class 2 felony methamphetamine delivery and Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine. Prouse stated he will hire an attorney and the matter was continued for a preliminary hearing. 

-Maranda A. Sohaski, 19, Paris, was charged with a Class C misdemeanor registration violation. The public defender was assigned to the case, and the matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

-Thomas M. Devers, 42, Paris, was charged with a Class 4 felony making a false report to 911 and a Class 4 felony false alarm for an ambulance. The public defender was assigned and the matter was continued for a preliminary hearing. 

Not guilty pleas

-Dan C. White, 74, Dalton City, pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class B misdemeanor speeding charge.

-Dereck E. Worthington, 34, Redmon, pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class 3 felony methamphetamine and Class 4 felony possession of a controlled substance charges. The matter was continued for a pretrial conference. 

Arrest warrants

Arrest warrants were ordered prepared when the following people failed to respond: Joseph B. Griggs, 45, Paris; Scott David LaBaume, 36, Paris; James H. McCollum, 61, Paris; and Kyle E. Vrzina, 21, Sullivan, Ind.