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Circuit Court cases are settled

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 SHEPHERDSVILLE - The following cases were recently resolved in Bullitt Circuit Court:

*William V. Speckine - sentenced to five years in prison after entering guilty pleas to two counts of wanton endangerment, theft by unlawful taking over $10,000, criminal mischief and driving under the influence.

Commonwealth attorney Michael Mann objected to probation.

Speckine is currently serving a 23-year sentence in Eddyville with parole eligibility in mid-2013.

*Kimberly J. Greenwell - sentenced to serve three years after violating her diversion.

Greenwell was guilty of trafficking in a controlled substance.

*Christopher Johnson - sentenced to five years for guilty pleas to unlawful distribution of a methamphetamine precursor.

Under the plea agreement, Johnson would serve 180 consecutive days in the county jail, ending on Feb. 8, 2013. The rest of the sentence would be probated for five years.

*Lauren L. Hobbs - entered a guilty plea to possession of a controlled substance and operating under the influence.

The one-year sentence would be probated for three years. Hobbs, 29, of Lebanon Junction, would serve 30 days in jail.

Final sentencing was set for Jan. 14.

*Timothy J. Brooks —  entered a guilty plea on the charge of receiving stolen property under $10,000.

Brooks, 50, of Louisville, would receive five years of probation on the three-year sentence.

Final sentencing is set for Jan. 14.

*Travis R. Dunn - was allowed to remain on diversion despite a violation.

Dunn must participate in an in-patient program at Wayside Mission and follow all rules set forth by probation and parole.

*Robert L. Sheldon - entered a guilty plea on the charges of burglary, theft by unlawful taking over $10,000 and receiving stolen property over $10,000.

The sentence of five years on each count to be run concurrent was proposed by prosecutor Mike Ferguson.

The incident occurred on Sept. 20, 2011, at the former Tinker Toys RV sales facility off Hebron Lane.

Sheldon, 47, of Beckley, Mich., did not seek a final sentencing hearing.

While Ferguson outlined a number of felony convictions, he still wanted Circuit Judge Rodney Burress to order a pre-sentence report and to hold a final sentencing hearing.

Instead, Burress moved forward with the final sentencing after listening to charges ranging from burglary to sexual assault.

*Michael Anthony Choate - was sentenced to five years for the guilty plea to flagrant non-support.

He also has the distinction of being the first case to have a court date set in 2014.

Choate was ordered to pay his current child support and an additional $20 per week on his arrearage of $17,597. He expects to have an employee stock option windfall in mid-2014. At that time, he is to pay off the remaining balance of the arrearage.

Burress set a court date of Aug. 11, 2014, to review the case.

*Heather Lewis - was sentenced to one year on the charge of unlawful distribution of a methamphetamine precursor.

The sentence would be served with three years of pre-trial diversion.

*Michael Gaddis Jr. - was given a two-year sentence on charges of receiving stolen property and theft by unlawful taking.

Already served over 190 days in the county jail, probation was denied as he has another case pending.

*Kelsey T. Grobmeier - entered a guilty plea under the rocket docket program.

Under the plea agreement, Grobmeier would serve a one-year sentence for assault to a deputy jailer and 12 months for terroristic threatening.

The one-year sentence would be served by 90 days in jail with credit given for time already served. The rest of the sentence would be served through pre-trial diversion for three years.

*Justin L. McFall - entered a guilty plea on the rocket docket.

He entered a guilty plea on a fourth-offense DUI charge, which carried a penalty of four years.

Final sentencing will be held on Feb. 4.

*Bryan J. Long - would have five years of pre-trial diversion on the charge of flagrant non-support.

Long must pay his current support and $67.25 per week to pay off arrearages of over $17,000.

*Jeffrey Scott - received a one-year sentence on the charge of custodial interference. A sodomy charge was dismissed.

He would receive a five-year sentence which will be diverted.

Felicia A. Raymer - would serve 90 days on a five-year sentence for receiving stolen property and theft by unlawful taking.

Restitution of $1,300 would also be paid.

*Tammy Lynn Brown - received a three-year sentence for theft of controlled substance.

She would not serve time as the sentence would be completed under a five-year pre-trial diversion program.

*Andrew W. Ekren - would have a one-year sentence for unlawful distribution of a meth precursor diverted for three years.

*Jonathon Barnes - would serve 30 days in jail on weekends for a DUI second offense.

A felony charge was dismissed.