Date range: November 21-27, 2017. Visit the “Court News” category under the “Community News” tab for other editions.
Central Illinois Realty Co. has filed a forcible entry and detainer complaint against April McCoy, Virden, seeking $1,321 in alleged unpaid rent and fees, plus $606 in attorney fees and court costs, and possession of residential premises located in the 900 block of West Jones Street in Virden.
Central Illinois Realty Co. has filed a forcible entry and detainer complaint against Terry and Mindy Grigsby, Virden, seeking $1,507 in alleged unpaid rent and fees, plus $736 for attorney fees and court costs, and possession of residential premises located in the 100 block of North Ring Street in Virden.
Saint Francis Hospital, Litchfield, is suing Erin Bussman, Gillespie, for $3,023.77, plus court costs, that the plaintiff claims is owed for hospital services.
Michael W. Wallace, 40, Staunton, is charged with domestic battery in connection with a Nov. 19 incident during which he allegedly caused bodily harm by smacking his girlfriend in her face causing bleeding. The charge was elevated to a felony due to a previous domestic battery conviction on Wallace’s record from Oct. 28, 2014, in Macoupin County.
In separate criminal complaints, Brian S. Crays, 40, Virden, and Amy R. Bolletto, 40, Divernon, are charged with criminal trespass to a residence in connection with a Nov. 21 incident during which they allegedly entered a residence without authority in the 300 block of West Dean Street in Virden and remained in the residence after knowing or having reason to know that one or more persons were at home.
Neshaun T. Perkins, 37, Robbins, Okla., is charged with possession of contraband cigarettes and unlawful transportation of contraband cigarettes. Perkins allegedly was found to be in possession of more than 250 but less than 1,000 packages of cigarettes while not being a licensed distributor or transporter of cigarettes during a traffic stop initiated by an Illinois State Police trooper about 9 p.m., Nov. 20, in the northbound lanes of Interstate 55 near mile marker 47.5. Count II of the criminal information charges that Perkins transported packages containing more than 2,000 individual cigarettes which lacked Illinois Cigarette Tax stamps with the intent to evade provisions of the state’s cigarette tax while having no permit from the Illinois Department of Revenue to transport cigarettes without tax stamps and without being licensed as a distributor, secondary distributor or transporter of cigarettes. In addition to the felony charges, Perkins was issued traffic citations for allegedly having a passenger in his vehicle who was not wearing a seatbelt and for illegal transportation of alcohol by a passenger.
Jeremy Spears, 41, Staunton, is charged with aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol in connection with an Oct. 27 incident during which he allegedly operated a motor vehicle on Illinois Route 4 in Staunton while under the influence of alcohol. The charge was elevated to a felony due to previous convictions for the same or similar offenses on Spears’ record from 2002, 2011 and 2012 in Madison County, 2003 in Macoupin County, and 2005 in North Carolina.
Joseph W. Greear, 45, Benld, is charged with domestic battery in connection with a Nov. 18 incident during which he allegedly made physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature by striking his girlfriend in her head with his hand.
Kyle Kessler, 31, Wilsonville, is charged with criminal damage to property in connection with a Nov. 20 incident during which he allegedly threw a brick through the window of a rental home in the 100 block of Marcia Street, Wilsonville, causing less than $500 in damage.
Mauldine G. Allen, 51, St. Louis, Mo., is charged with criminal trespass to real property in connection with a Nov. 18 incident during which she allegedly entered upon city-owned property in the 200 block of East Main Street in Staunton after being notified by Mayor Craig Niehaus that such entry was forbidden.
Justin Jean Fyffe, 19, Mount Olive, is charged with unlawful consumption of alcohol by a person under the age of 21 in connection with a Nov. 18 incident at about 3:45 a.m. on County Road 16 just west of East County Line Road. Additionally, Fyffe faces traffic charges for alleged illegal transportation of alcohol by a driver and for allegedly not driving on the right side of the road.
In separate cases, Caitlin D. Page, 24, Sawyerville, and Samuel M. Roach, Jr., 33, Gillespie, are charged with theft in connection with a Nov. 16 incident in Gillespie. Page is accused of exerting unauthorized control over shoes and clothing belonging to a Gillespie victim and valued at less than $500 with the intent of permanently depriving the owner of the use of the property. Roach is accused of exerting unauthorized control over a green backpack belonging to the same victim with intent of permanently depriving the owner of the use of the property.
Daryl L. Sandfort, 50, DesPlaines, is charged with driving under the influence of alcohol in connection with a Nov. 25 incident. In addition, Sandfort faces a traffic charge for alleged unlawful parking on a roadway.
DISSOLUTIONS OF MARRIAGE FILED
- Paul Joseph Spensberger, Wilsonville, vs. Cynthia Lou Provost, Staunton.
- Tracy Allen, Carlinville, vs. Christopher Allen, Carlinville.