Travioli facing Class X weapons charge

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Convicted felons are prohibited from possessing firearms and violating that prohibition has landed Travis W. Travioli in serious trouble.

Travioli, 48, West Terre Haute, Ind., appeared in custody of the Edgar County Sheriff’s Department for the Oct. 16 criminal and traffic call in Edgar County Circuit Court. He was charged with a Class X felony possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, a Class 2 felony possession of a firearm by a felon, a Class 2 felony aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, a Class 2 felony aggravated unlawful use of a loaded weapon, a Class 2 felony aggravated violation of an order of protection, a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine and a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license.

Bond was set at $50,000 with a stipulation Travioli may live in Indiana, if he posts bond. Travioli announced his intention to hire an attorney and the matter was continued for a preliminary hearing.

Other individuals appearing before the bench for the Oct. 15 and 18 court calls included:

In custody

-Katelynn M. Bowman, 21, Paris, appeared in custody and was charged with a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine and a Class A misdemeanor possession of a hypodermic syringe. The public defender was appointed and Bowman was released on a personal recognizance bond. The matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

-Travis L. Carty, 38, Paris, appeared in custody and was charged with a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine, a Class 4 felony aggravated driving while license is revoked and a Class A misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. The public defender was appointed. Carty waived preliminary hearing and pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand. He was granted a bond reduction to $3,000 from the original bond of $5,000. A pretrial conference was scheduled, and he was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Robert G. Dooley, 34, Marshall, appeared in custody and was charged with a Class 2 felony theft of a motor vehicle. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for the preliminary hearing. His request for a personal recognizance bond was denied. Dooley was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Jeffrey P. Eskew, 28, Paris, appeared in custody. He was presented with a petition to revoke his probation sentence for a Class 4 felony theft conviction. The public defender was appointed, and the matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel. Eskew was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Dakota B. Furry, 23, Paris, was charged with a Class A misdemeanor domestic battery and a Class A misdemeanor criminal damage to property. He told the court he will hire an attorney. Bond was set at $3,500 and he was ordered to have no contact with the apparent victim. He was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Blake M. Meehan, 18, Paris, appeared in custody and was charged with a Class A misdemeanor retail theft. Bond was set at $5,000 and the public defender was appointed. A first appearance with counsel was scheduled. He was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Kenneth E. Parsons, 43, West Terre Haute, Ind., was charged with two counts of a Class 2 felony burglary, two counts of a Class 3 felony theft, a Class 4 felony obstruction of justice and a Class A misdemeanor theft. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for the preliminary hearing. Parsons was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Dallas E. Peterson, 27, Paris, appeared in custody. He was charged with a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine and a Class A misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond was set at $5,000, and the matter continued for a first appearance with counsel. He was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

-Joshua Phillips, 38, Marshall, appeared in custody of the Illinois Department of Corrections. He pleaded guilty to a Class A misdemeanor battery and was sentenced to 364 days in jail with credit for time served, court costs and various state fees. In return for the plea, the state dismissed a Class 4 felony domestic battery with prior convictions.

In another matter, Phillips admitted the petition to revoke his probation sentence for a Class A misdemeanor domestic battery conviction. The case was referred to collections. He was remanded to custody of IDOC.

-Vance E. Plew, 23, Paris, appeared in custody. The court reviewed a psychological evaluation finding Plew is unfit to stand trial at this time for a Class 4 felony domestic battery with prior convictions and a Class A misdemeanor domestic battery. He was remanded to custody.

nNathaniel E. Schumacher, 21, Paris, appeared in custody and was charged with a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine and a Class A misdemeanor possession of a hypodermic syringe. The public defender was appointed and bond was set at $5,000. The matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel and Schumacher was remanded to custody pending posting of bond.

nEddie D. Shelton, 34, Paris, appeared in custody. He pleaded guilty to a Class 3 felony failure to register as a sex offender and a Class 4 felony aggravated assault. He was sentenced to 180 days in jail with credit for 81 days previously served with good conduct credit to apply, two years of probation, a $500 fine, court costs and various state fees. In exchange for the plea, the state will not file a petition to revoke his probation sentence for a Class 3 felony failure to register as a convicted sex offender. He was remanded to custody.

-Charles F. Straw, 41, Paris, appeared in custody for missing a previous court appearance for a status review hearing for his Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine conviction. The matter was continued.

In another matter, he was charged with a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine, a Class A misdemeanor violating an order of protection and a Class A misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. The public defender was appointed and bond was set at $10,000. The matter was continued for the preliminary hearing.

-Justin D. Robison, 30, Vermilion, appeared in custody and was sentenced to 180 days in jail subject to a motion to vacate, two years of conditional discharge, a $500 fine, court costs and various state fees for a Class 2 felony burglary conviction. He was remanded to custody pending release processing.

Charges

-Richard C. Ausman, 33, Paris, was charged with a two counts of a Class A misdemeanor criminal damage to property and a Class C misdemeanor disorderly conduct. The public defender was appointed and a first appearance with counsel was scheduled.

-Jonathan R. Byrnes, 29, Tomah, Wis., was charged with a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine and a Class A misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. The public defender was appointed and the preliminary hearing was scheduled.

-Ruby M. Floyd, 39, Paris, was charged and pleaded guilty to a Class B misdemeanor speeding. She was sentenced to a $300 fine, court costs and various state fees.

-Jennifer M. Herbek, 41, Kansas, was charged with a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license. 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.

-Timothy L. Johnson, 65, Chrisman, was charged and pleaded guilty to a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license. The matter was continued for a sentencing hearing.

-Jeanie L. Kelly, 54, Paris, was charged with a Class A misdemeanor driving under the influence of an intoxicating compound. The public defender was appointed and a first appearance with counsel was scheduled.

-Anthony W. Long, 40, Marshall, was charged with a Class A misdemeanor unlawful use of an automobile registration and a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

-Michael P. Miller, 40, Paris, was charged with a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license. He told the court he will hire an attorney. The matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

-Aaron D. Mullenix, 44, Paris, was charged with a Class A misdemeanor domestic battery, a Class A misdemeanor interfering with the reporting of domestic violence and a Class A misdemeanor aggravated assault. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

-Leslie M. Nicholson, 18, Paris, was charged with a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

-Christopher L. Runyan, 39, Paris, was charged with a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license. The public defender was appointed and the matter was continued for a first appearance with counsel.

Guilty pleas

-Jerry A. Hastings, no age or address provided, pleaded guilty to a Class A misdemeanor violating of an order of protection. He was sentenced to one year of conditional discharge and court costs.

-Craig M. Jones, 28, Paris, admitted a petition to revoke his conditional discharge sentence for a Class A misdemeanor theft conviction. He was resentenced to 60 days in jail subject to a motion to vacate with good conduct credit to apply and one year of conditional discharge. He must also pay all previous financial obligations.

-Beth N. Moore, 25, Paris, admitted a petition to revoke her probation sentence for a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine conviction. The matter was continued for a sentencing hearing.

Not guilty pleas

-Megan C. Cusick, 23, Paris, pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class 4 felony theft, a Class 4 felony possession of a controlled substance and a Class A misdemeanor retail theft charges. A pretrial conference was scheduled.

-Carol Ann Henness, 50, Paris, pleaded not guilty with a jury trial demand to a Class 3 felony possession of methamphetamine and a Class A misdemeanor driving under the influence of drug charges. The matter was continued for a pretrial conference.

-Nathan B. Shear, 29, Brocton, denied a petition to revoke his conditional discharge sentence for a Class A misdemeanor conviction and his probation for a Class A misdemeanor driving under the influence of alcohol conviction. A pretrial conference was scheduled.

-Jeffrey P. Seafler, 48, Kansas, denied a petition to revoke his conditional discharge sentence for a Class A misdemeanor driving on a suspended license conviction. The matter was continued for a pretrial conference.

Warrants

Warrants were ordered and prepared when the following individuals failed to answer the court call: Kyle Carter Alvis, 25, Charleston; Thomas M. Devers, 42, Paris; Megan N. Eads, 29, Paris; Angela D. Eslinger, 36, Terre Haute, Ind.; Michael P. Griffin, 30, Paris; Heather D. Johnson, 43, Paris; Jeremiah R. Mason, 40, Paris; Tabitha Munds, no age provided, Paris; Dallas E. Peterson, 37, Paris; and Adam Todd Stephens, 24, Kansas.