Date range: September 19-25, 2017. Visit the “Court News” category under the “Community News” tab for other editions.
Candice K. Anschutz, Girard, on behalf of the Heather Stayton Estate, is suing Pete Robbins and Amanda Featherstone, Gillespie, for $6,256 allegedly owed for unpaid rent, dumpster rental, labor for clean-up, unpaid water bills and court costs associated with eviction proceedings.
Litchfield Family Practice is suing William C. and Tracy L. Clark, Hettick, for $947.81, plus court costs, allegedly owed for medical services.
Consumer Collection Management is suing Jesse D. and Stephanie D. Rhodes, Chesterfield, for $2,534.38, plus court costs, allegedly owed for medical services. The judgment sought includes $1,394.38 on behalf of St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield; $990 on behalf of Carlinville Area Hospital; and $150 on behalf of St. John’s Hospital, Springfield.
Carlinville Area Hospital is suing Micah and Buffy D. Baker, Carlinville, for $2,632.96, plus court costs, allegedly owed for hospital services.
Consumer Collection Management is suing Randall K. Sanders, Girard, for $3,984.10, plus court costs, allegedly owed for medical services. The judgment sought includes $3,351.26 on behalf of St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, and $632.84 on behalf of Carlinville Area Hospital.
Cavalry SPV I, LLC, is suing Anissa Dequasie, Staunton, for $1,026.81, plus court costs, that the plaintiff claims is owed on an allegedly defaulted Synchrony Bank credit card account.
Capital One Bank is suing Christopher Morris, Bunker Hill, for $3,780.85, plus court costs, that the plaintiff claims is owed on an allegedly defaulted credit card account.
Altonized Community Federal Credit Union is suing Roger Bodine, Shipman, for $3,614.73, plus interest at a rate of 13.75 percent to the date of judgment, and attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff claims the judgment sought is owed on a defaulted auto loan executed Jan. 4, 2016, for $4.110 at an interest rate of 13.75 percent for the purchase of a 2000 Pontiac Firebird. The judgment sought allegedly represents a deficiency remaining after the vehicle was repossessed and sold.
A Gillespie man currently incarcerated at the Robinson Correctional Center is suing another Gillespie man for $85,000 in alleged damages. Acting as his own attorney, Edwin Lee Rhodes filed the hand-written lawsuit in Macoupin County Circuit Court, claiming Timothy Adams induced him to enter into a fiduciary contract while Rhodes was under duress, breached a contract with him, failed to follow due process under the law, failed to provide Rhodes with a payment schedule and default terms in connection with a loan Adams apparently made to Rhodes, engaged in predatory lending practice and engaged in home insurance fraud. Rhodes is serving concurrent sentences of six months and three years after being convicted of possession of less than five grams of methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine manufacturing materials. His lawsuit also seeks an injunction to enjoin Adams from selling or otherwise disposing of property located at 1204 South Macoupin Street in Gillespie, and a court order for Adams to produce a copy and original of a loan document allegedly executed in January 2016 while Rhodes was incarcerated at Macoupin County Jail. Rhodes claims Adams was accompanied by his attorney for the transaction and that Rhodes was not allowed to read the loan document and was not provided a copy. The suit specifically seeks possession of the property on South Macoupin Street; $85,000 for damages to the property, insurance money allegedly taken, and physical and mental duress; and court costs and fees.
R & P Fugate Rentals, LLC, has filed a forcible entry and detainer complaint against Bobby and Mildred Emery, Girard, seeking possession of residential premises located in the 200 block of Madison Street in Girard.
Property owner Gary Glabe and Matt Perry, property manager, have filed a forcible entry and detainer complaint against Stephen and Amanda King, Carlinville, seeking $7,500 in alleged back rent, plus possession of residential premises located in the 16700 block of Beechwood Lane, Carlinville.
Central Illinois Realty Co. has filed a forcible entry and detainer complaint against Gary and Jeri Edington, Virden, seeking $1,890 in alleged back rent, plus $736 for attorney fees and court costs and possession of residential premises located at 22 Whispering Pines in Virden.
Mickey and Elizabeth A. Morgan, Staunton, has filed a forcible entry and detainer complaint against Juston R. Morgan and Amy Hartman Cox, Staunton, seeking possession of a lot located in the 19200 block of Woollard Manor, Staunton.
Matthew F. Rauzi, 29, Gillespie, is charged with aggravated battery in connection with a Sept. 16 incident in Benld during which he allegedly made physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature by spitting in the face of a Benld police officer while knowing the victim was a police officer engaged in the execution of his official duties.
Robert J. Friedel, 56, Jerseyville, is charged with aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol and driving on a revoked driver’s license in connection with a May 10 incident in Brighton during which he allegedly operated a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado on South Maple Street while intoxicated and at a time when his license was revoked due to a previous conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol. The driving on a revoked license charge was elevated to a felony due to previous convictions for the same charge on his record from Sept. 16, 1997, and May 3, 2006, both in Jersey County.
James T. Hall, 29, Herrin, is charged with possession of ammunition by a felon and obstruction of identification in connection with a Sept. 19 incident in Bunker Hill during which he allegedly was found to be in possession of a quantity of 9mm rounds. Additionally, Hall is accused of giving a false name to the arresting officer when the officer initiated a traffic stop about 11:24 p.m. on Washington Street at Franklin Street. Hall also faces a traffic charge for allegedly driving on a revoked driver’s license.
Matthew W. Stoops, 25, Woodburn, is charged with criminal trespass to a motor vehicle in connection with a Sept. 17 incident in Staunton during which he allegedly operated a 2001 Chrysler Town and Country van without the authority of vehicle’s owner.
Randy L. Cairns, 32, Carlinville, is charged with battery in connection with a Sept. 17 incident in Carlinville during which he allegedly made physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature by grabbing a male victim and throwing him to the ground.
Christopher Allen, 49, Carlinville, is charged with domestic battery in connection with a Sept. 16 incident during which he allegedly twisted a/v component wire around his wife’s hand and tightened wire, causing injury to her hand.
Robert L. Jones, 39, Gillespie, is charged with violation of a no-contact court order in connection with a Sept. 16 incident during which he allegedly called Cornerstone Church and asked that a person subject to a Sept. 12 no-contact order call him.
Ashley N. Wilson, 21, Virden, is charged with a disorderly contact in connection with an Aug. 27 incident during which she allegedly created a disturbance by attempting to enter a vehicle and detain the occupant.
Stephen A. Herron, 21, Bunker Hill, is charged with criminal damage to property in connection with a Sept. 14 incident during which he allegedly caused less than $500 in damage to the panels of a GMC truck without the authority of the owner.
Ashley L. Crummitt, 33, Staunton, is charged with failure to comply with a dangerous dog order as of Sept. 7 for allegedly failing to have a dog spayed or neutered after receiving a dangerous dog notice on July 26.
Several area residents have been charged with deceptive practice for allegedly writing checks to Macoupin County businesses while knowing their banks would not honor the drafts. Those charged include: Michael Elkins, 45, Jerseyville, accused of writing a bad check on July 20 for $350.11 to Macoupin Family Practices, Gillespie; Sanna M. Petroline, 33, Carlinville, accused of writing a bad check on Jan. 18 for $51.25 to Reno’s Pizzeria, Carlinville; Austin M. Conlee, 24, Gillespie, accused of writing a bad check on July 20 for $36 to Reno’s Pizzeria, Carlinville; Lenora Ambrose, Carlinville, accused of writing two bad checks for $20 each on May 18 and July 20 to Reno’s Pizzeria, Carlinville; and Barbara J. Smith, 62, Raymond, accused of writing a bad check on July 17 for $52.16 to Bill’s IGA, Staunton.
Theodore J. Heitzig, 18, Jerseyville, is charged with unlawful possession of alcohol by a person under the age of 21 in connection with a Sept. 5 incident at about 12 a.m. on Illinois Route 111 at Tribble Ridge Lane. Additionally, Heitzig faces traffic charges for allegedly leaving the scene of an accident, failing to report and accident, illegal transportation of alcohol by a driver and improper traffic lane usage.
Anita M. Murray, 48, Mount Olive, is charged with unlawful delivery of alcohol to minors in connection with a Sept. 2 incident in Mount Olive.
Samuel M. Roach, 33, Benld, is charged with domestic battery in connection with a Sept. 22 incident in Gillespie during which he allegedly made contact of an insulting or provoking nature by pushing his girlfriend.
Nicholas J. Gunn, 29, Girard, is charged with domestic battery in connection with a Sept. 24 incident during which he allegedly caused bodily harm by grabbing his wife by her right wrist, resulting in red marks and a cut to her palm.
Christopher D. Ball, 28, Hettick, is charged with two counts for driving under the influence of alcohol in connection with a Sept. 17 incident at about 4:34 a.m. on Illinois Route 111 at Richie Road. In addition, Ball faces traffic charges for alleged operation of an uninsured motor vehicle, unlawful transportation of alcohol by a driver and failure to reduce the speed of his vehicle to avoid an accident.
Cassidy A. Hall, 34, Carlinville, is charged with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol in connection with a Sept. 17 incident at about 12:03 a.m. on Oak Street at West Main Street in Carlinville. Additionally, Hall faces a traffic charge for allegedly failing to dim her vehicle’s headlights when required.
Sarah A. Hanebrink, 40, Brighton, is charged with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol in connection with a Sept. 18 incident at about 3:15 p.m. on East City Limits Road in Brighton. Additionally, Hanebrink faces a traffic charge for allegedly failing to properly secure a child under the age of eight in her vehicle.
Thomas Ray Muffick, 24, Raymond, is charged with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol in connection with a Sept. 22 incident at about 12:52 a.m. on Illinois Route 16 at Henderson Road. In addition, Muffick faces traffic charges for alleged improper traffic lane usage and unlawful transportation of alcohol by a driver.
DISSOLUTIONS OF MARRIAGE FILED
- Katie Nicholson, Carlinville, vs. Stephen R. Nicholson, Carlinville.
- Matt A. Gahr, Carlinville, vs. Katherine L. Gahr, Carlinville.
- Maria D. Thurm, Plainview, vs. Matthew S. Thurm, Plainview.
- Catherine Ann Brister, Staunotn, vs. Ronald M. Brister, Staunton.
- Georgetta R. Edwards Carlinville, vs. Gerald G. Edwards, Girard.
- Jessica Ann Day, Carlinville, vs. Ward P. Day, Carlinville.
- Allison A. Buzick, Mount Olive, vs. Dennis C. Buzick, Mount Olive.
- Darrin M. Prigmore and Kandice R. Hurley, both of Collinsville.
- John T. File and Taylor R. Reynolds, both of Godfrey.
- Braden Dale Niehaus and Amber Nichole Shaw, both of Litchfield.
- Brady R. Jamieson and Kaitlynne N. Dunn, both of Carlinville.
- Christopher Michael Warren and Christy Ann Stryker, both of Elsah.
- Justin J. Brocious of O’Fallon, Mo., and Shasta L. McClary of Staunton.
- Ryan J. Edwards and Jennifer L. Scranton, both of Staunton.
- Adam Gregory Hubrich and Meghan Anne Lowrance, both of Springfield.
- Jeffrey Charles Sperry and Kristin June Schardan, both of Litchfield.
- Michael L. Miller of Girard and Amy L. Ball of Hettick.
- Ricky Lee Gross and Mary Ellen Bort, both of Carlinville.
- Jonathan Daniel Melchert and Rheanne Lynzie Reid, both of Litchfield.
- Timothy D. Bruhn and Vanessa M. Fitzgerald, both of Sawyerville.
- Bradley Adam Staub and Kelsey Jo. Seketa, both of Staunton.
- Justin L. Barnett and Chandley M. Sonneborn, both of Carlinville.