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ADAMS COUNTY COMMON PLEAS REPORT

Aug. 13, 2015

Criminal Division

State of Ohio vs. Deborah C. Dryden, Journal entry filed. Hearing on Defendant’s motion to terminate lifetime suspension, by agreement the Defendant shall file a supplemental memorandum within 30 days and the state may respond within 30 days thereafter.

State of Ohio vs. Samantha Land, Journal entry filed. The court finds the Defendant’s motion for judicial release not well taken and is denied.

State of Ohio vs. Jonathan Friend, Nunc Pro Tunc judgment entry on sentence filed. Purpose of this entry is to correct the number of years to which the Defendant would be placed on pose release after his release from incarceration/ three versus five.

State of Ohio vs. Joseph Megarry, Order filed. The court accepts the Nolle Prosequi entered by the state of Ohio and order that this case is dismissed without prejudice.

State of Ohio vs. Joseph Megarry, Journal entry filed. It is ordered that the Clerk reserve the application of the bond monies applied under case No. CRI 20110120 and apply it to case No. CRI 20150094.

State of Ohio vs. Roscoe Campbell, Journal entry filed. The court allows the Ohio Public Defenders Office to withdraw as counsel for Defendant and appoints attorney Timothy K. Kelly 108 S. High St. P.O. Box 467, Mt. Orab, Ohio 45154 to file an appeal on behalf of Defendant. The court finds the Defendant in indigent. Once complete, the court reporter is to deliver a copy of the transcript to attorney Kelly rather than the public Defender’s Office.

State of Ohio vs. Wesley Simpson, Journal entry filed. It is ordered that the Adams County Auditor issue payment for the service rendered by attorney Worley in the amount of $152.48.

State of Ohio vs. Wesley Simpson, Motion, entry and certification for appointed counsel fees filed. Randalyn Worley $152.48. Attached is certified copy of journal entry dated Aug. 11, 2015.

State of Ohio vs. Wesley Simpson, Journal entry filed. Defendant failed to sign the financial disclosure/affidavit of indigence which is required for the appointment of counsel. The court orders the Defendant to appear Sept. 15, 2015 at 9:45 a.m. for a show cause hearing.

State of Ohio vs. Christopher Robinson, Motion entry and certification for appointed counsel fee

State of Ohio vs. Chad Thatcher, Entry filed defendant is granted driving privileges as long as he is properly insured

State of Ohio vs. Gypsy Hobbs, Journal entry filed. Judicial release hearing set for 9/15/15 at 8:15 a.m.; warrant for removal issued.

State of Ohio vs. Roddy S. Tolle, Judgment entry filed. State of Ohio will be permitted to view the scene which shall occur prior to opening statements.

State of Ohio vs. Jerry E. Toller, Plea of guilty, judgment entry of guilty filed. (Defendant plead guilty to, attempted having weapons while under disability, F-4, sentencing set for 9/10/15 at 10 a.m.; firearms are to be released and curfew provisions are terminated)

State of Ohio vs. Roy Ames, Journal entry filed. (Motion to suppress is set for 12/22/15 at 9 a.m. Final pretrial will now be 1/19/16 at 10 a.m. and jury trial set 2/16/16 and 2/17/15 at 9 a.m.

State of Ohio vs. Megan Reyes-Rosales, Judgment entry on sentence filed. Defendant convicted of count II sexual battery, F3. Sentenced to two years community control, placed on intensive supervision, 240 hrs community service, $1,000.00 fine, complete treatment and counseling, 90 days jail, classified as tier III sex offender. Pay costs, Submit to DNA testing

State of Ohio vs. Adam Fitzpatrick, Journal entry filed. Change of plea hearing and defendant tested positive for methamphetamine and opiates; defendant challenges results. Court reserves ruling on forfeiture until lab results; bond set at $20,000 CA/SU NO 10% plea reset for 9-14-15 at 10:30 a.m. and sentencing on 10-30-15 at 12:45 p.m.

State of Ohio vs. Amy Davis, Judgment entry on sentence filed. Defendant convicted to amended count of vehicular assault, F4, and OVI M1, sentenced to 2 years community control, $500 fine, maintain employment, county jail for 3 days 8/7/15, 8/10/15 license suspension

State of Ohio vs. Sierra Penrod, Journal entry filed. Defendant tested positive for suboxone, bond is revoked and set at $20,000 CA/SU NO 10% plea set for 9/14/15 at 2 p.m. and sentencing set for 10/7/15 at 12:45 p.m.

State of Ohio vs. Della Sheldon, Journal entry filed. (The court finds the request for def’s date to report to jail to be delayed due to a death is well taken, def shall now report to the Adams Co Jail Wed. 8/12/15 at 9 a.m. to begin her term of incarceration as ordered at sentencing.)

State of Ohio vs. Antonio Thomas, Journal entry filed. Capias issued for failure to appear

State of Ohio vs. Jason Gorman, Journal entry filed. Defendant desires to change plea, matter set for hearing on 10/19/14 at 12:45 p.m. and sentencing on 10/19/15 at 1 p.m.

State of Ohio vs. Jason Gorman, Journal entry filed. Defendants bond is modified and permitted to change address

State of Ohio vs. Stephanie Holsinger, Journal entry filed. (Counsel for def orally advised the court that the def wishes to change her plea. The trial is vacated and plea hearing is set for 10/23/15 at 11 a.m. and sentencing will be the same day and time.)

State of Ohio vs. Brandon Whitehead, Judgment entry on sentence filed. (Def convicted of tampering with drugs F3 and sentenced to 2 yrs comm control, 1 yr intensive supervision, 240 hrs comm service, $500 fine, Attain GED, attend treatment, County Jail time 12/24/15 at 9 a.m. to 1/2/16 at 9 a.m., OL Suspension 1 yr commencing 8/6/15, 200 Cognitive behavioral hours, complete star program, def shall report to jail on 8/22/15 at 9 am to be transported to star, pay cost and submit to DNA

State of Ohio vs. Joseph Megarry, Supplemental journal entry on arraignment filed. (Bond set at $30,000 CA/SU/10%, plus attached conditions, $25 bond surcharge, IDSF of $60 due within 60 days, $25 public defender fee if applicable.)

State of Ohio vs. Joseph Megarry, Pre-trial order filed. (Final pretrial on 8/17/15 at 12:45 p.m. and jury trial on 9/8/15 and 9/9/15 at 9 a.m.)

State of Ohio vs. Patrick Shannon, Journal entry filed. Defendant wishes to change plea matter set for hearing on 9/8/15 at 1 p.m. and sentencing set for 10/28/15 at 1:15 p.m.

State of Ohio vs. Elmer Phillips Jr., Journal entry on arraignment filed. (Bond set at $30,000.00 O.R., Plus attached conditions, $25 bond surcharge, IDSF of $60 due within 60 days, $25 public defender fee if applicable.)

State of Ohio vs. Jeremiah Tolle, Journal entry filed. (Motion to suppress hearing will be 12/22/15 at 1 p.m. Final pre trial will now be 1/7/16 at 11:30 a.m. and jury trial 1/28/16 and 1/29/16 at 9 a.m.)

State of Ohio vs. Kevin Gaffin, Entry filed. Defendant is allowed to participate in repossessions of vehicles for NBAC; defendant must report to probation officer by phone immediately and provide written documentation by end of next business day from bank; request for demolition derby is denied.

State of Ohio vs. Debra Coonrod, Journal entry order assigning counsel filed. (Sarah Shelton appointed as counsel.)

State of Ohio vs. Debra Coonrod, Journal entry on arraigment filed. (Bond set at $50,000.00 CA/SU/10%, plus attached conditions, $25 bond surcharge, IDSF of $60 due within 60 days, $25 public defender fee if applicable.)

State of Ohio vs. Stefanie Banashak, Journal entry on arraignment filed. (Bond set at $25,000.00 CA/SU/10%, plus attached conditions, $25 bond surcharge, IDSF of $60 due within 60 days, $25 public defender fee if applicable.)

State of Ohio vs. Stefanie Banashak, Journal entry order assigning counsel filed. (Sarah Shelton appointed as counsel.)

State of Ohio vs. Kelly Scott, Journal entry on arraignment filed. (Bond set at $10,000.00 CA/SU/10%, plus attached conditions, $25 Bond surcharge, IDSF of $60 due within 60 days, $25 Public defender fee
if applicable.)

State of Ohio vs. Kelly Scott, Journal entry order assigning counsel filed. (Sarah Shelton appointed as counsel.)

Civil Cases

Sheila R. Hattan vs. Marie Young, Action: Other torts (Personal injury).

Fifth Third Bank vs. James T. Fite, Action: Judgment.

Michael R. Barnhart vs. Household Realty Corporation, Action: Quiet title.

Liberty Lending Services vs. Dennis May, Action: Foreclosures.

LVNV Funding LLC vs. Mosalene Saunders, Action: Other civil.

Civil Division

Credigy Receivables Inc. vs. Bill R. Hatcher, Entry for revivor of judgment filed. (It is ordered that the judgment entered in 7/14/00 for the sum of $15,074.13 including costs and with interest at the rate of 10% per annum accruing from the date of judgment is hereby revived.)

Ford Motor Credit Company LLC vs. George Fitzgerald, Affidavit and order and notice of garnishment of property other than personal earnings and answer of garnishee filed.

Symmetric Acquisitions, LLC vs. Connie M. Smith, Affidavit, order and notice of garnishment and answer or garnishee filed.

Terry Martin vs. Nancy Jones, Journal entry filed. (The judgment rendered in this case has been affirmed by the fourth district court of appeals. It is ordered that all stays previously granted be and the same hereby are released.)

Capital One Bank (USA), N.A. vs. Bonnie L. Burke, Affidavit, order and notice of garnishment and answer of garnishee filed.

First National Bank of Waverly vs. Jeffrey M. Gullett, Order of confirmation and distribution filed.

First State Bank vs. Hopewell Farms Inc., Judgment entry confirming sale and ordering distribution of sale proceeds filed.

Farm Credit Mid-America, Flca. vs. Rita K. Absher, Entry confiming sale and ordering deed and distribution filed.

Reverse Mortgage Solutions Inc. vs. Gary L. Corn, Journal entry filed. (Non-oral hearing on 9/25/15 at 8 a.m.)

John Miller vs. Brian Wilson, Judgment entry filed. (If sums due are not paid within 3 days an order of sale shall be issued.)

First State Bank vs. Eric Oetzel, Journal entry filed. (Non-oral hearing on 9/14/15 at 8 a.m.)

Bayview Loan Servicing LLC vs. James R. Crider, Judgment and decree in foreclosure filed. (If sums due are not paid within 3 days an order of sale shall be issued.)

Richard L. Reed vs. Cory J. Case, Telephone conference notice, telephone conference checklist filed. (Telephone conference on 10/20/15 at 12:45 p.m.)

Midland Funding De. LLC vs. Randall Graef, Motion, affidavit and order for examination of judgment debtor filed. (JD exam on 9/18/15 at 12 p.m.)

Domestic Cases

Steve Jordan of West Union vs. Sherry Jordan of Hillard, Action: Divorce without children.

Kristin Young of Peebles vs. Troy W. Young of Winchester, Action: Dissolution with children.

Clifford S. Kiskadden of Manchester vs. Misty D. Kidkadden of Maysville, Ky., Action: Dissolution without children.

Gregory Geeslin of Seaman vs. Tosca Geeslin of Chillicothe, Action: Divorce without children.

Domestic Relations Division

Angela Kay Bolton vs. Roger Lee Bolton, Notice of hearing and order to appear filed. Hearing on failure to pay support set for Sept. 29, 2015 at 8:30 a.m.

Joanie M. Hacker vs. Kevin D. Hacker, Magistrate’s order filed. Remaining 74 days in Adams County Jail suspended. Hearing on Oct. 22, 2015 at 12:15 p.m.

Susan M. Baldwin vs. Lawrence A. Baldwin, Magistrate’s order filed. Obligor is in contempt, the imposed sentence remains suspended. Hearing on Oct. 8, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.

Tammy Hawthorn vs. Sean Hawthorn, Judgment entry filed. It is ordered that the support obligation for the benefit of one of the children is terminated effective July 23, 2015.

Dusty D. Younker vs. Stephanie M. Younker, Notice of hearing and order to appear filed. Hearing on failure to pay support set for Sept. 29, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.

Stephanie Beaver vs. Clayton Beaver Sr., Magistrate’s decision and judgment entry filed. No payments were made today but the obligor may be employed with a wage withholding order. No further hearings are required.

Rebecca Bryant vs. Scott J. Bryant, Magistrate’s order filed. Obligor is in contempt, 30 day jail sentence is suspended, hearing on Sept. 24, 2015 at 8:30 a.m.

Rebecca Bryant vs. Scott J. Bryant, Amended Magistrate’s order filed. Correction of hearing date – Sept. 29, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.

Holly Combs vs. John D. Combs III, A713034, Judgment entry filed. Capias is recalled and motion filed. Aug. 13, 2014 is dismissed.

Holly Combs vs. John D. Combs III, A713034, Judgment entry filed. It is ordered that the administrative for child support and medical support dated June 24, 2015 is approved and adopted by this court.

Robert Moore vs. Patricia Moore, Agreed judgment entry filed. Father, Robert Moore, shall be sole and legal residential custodian of three minor children. It is ordered that the agreement between the parties as stated on record will be the order of the court.

Lora L. Slusher-Miller vs. Jason E. Miller, Magistrate’s decision and judgment entry filed. Visitation agreement reached; review of this matter set for Oct. 5, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.

Michael Cisco vs. Dwayna Cisco, Judgment entry filed. It is hereby ordered that the motion filed. On Aug. 29, 2014 is dismissed and case is closed.

Matthew David Taylor vs. Natasha Gaile Taylor, Magistrate’s order filed. The court reserves finding in contempt and continues the matter to Sept. 29, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.

State of North Carolina vs. Samuel J. McCoy, Magistrate’s decision and judgment entry filed. Obligor has moved to Pennsylvania, the court no longer has personal jurisdiction over the obligor. Case is dismissed.

Judith Birchfield vs. Bobby Birchfield, Magistrate’s decision filed. Parties entitles to divorce.

Judith Birchfield vs. Bobby Birchfield, Judgment entry adopting Magistrate’s decision divorce decree filed. Parties awarded divorce.

Melissa Cross vs. Gerald Cross, Magistrate’s decision on divorce judgment entry decree of divorce filed. Marriage dissolved.

Julene Nesbitt vs. Junior Nesbitt, Magistrate’s decision filed. Parties granted divorce.

Julene Nesbitt vs. Junior Nesbitt, Decree of divorce filed. Parties granted divorce.

Karen S. Sapp vs. Rodney L. Sapp, Entry filed. Motion of contempt; matter set for Oct. 20, 2015 at 2 p.m.

Brenna Eileen Reed vs. Charles Melvin Reed, Journal entry filed. Plaintiff is hereby notified she should seek alternative methods of service in order that the case move along. Failure to take some action within the next 30 days may result in a dismissal for failure to prosecute.

Deborah K. Sanders vs. Richard D. Sanders, Magistrate’s order filed. All parties must be present and have attended the parenting seminar prior to hearing date of Nov. 17, 2015 at 1 p.m.

Kristina Hughes vs. Michael Hughes, Order of referral to mediation and notice filed. Mediation set for Oct. 23, 2015 at 9 a.m.

Jeffrey Edwards vs. Jody Carol Edwards, Entry filed. Upon motion by Jeffrey Edwards this matter shall be dismissed.

Elisa M. Hall vs. Joshua R. Hall, Order of referral to mediation and notice filed. Mediation is scheduled for Dec. 18, 2015 at 9 a.m.

Deisa Hackney vs. Wesley S. Hackney, Magistrate’s order/journal entry filed. The court appoints Julie Steddom as GAL, each party shall deposit $375 on or before Aug. 24, 2015. This matter is set for hearing Aug. 26, 2015 at 11 a.m.

Steve Jordan vs. Sherry Jordan, Temporary orders filed. Neither party shall dispose or transfer marital assets, sheriff shall enforce orders matter set for hearing on Oct. 7, 2015 at 8:15 a.m.

Gregory Geeslin vs. Tosca Geeslin, Temporary restraining orders filed. Both parties are restrained.

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