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Published court appearances reflect the daily 10:00 a.m. criminal call and do not necessarily account for all felony proceedings heard that day. Christian County Resident Judge Brad Paisley presided over the following cases on Jan. 4, 2022:
Kyle L. Adkins, 21CF172, meth delivery five grams or less, had pre-trial continued until Feb. 15, 2022.
Pre-trial for Wyatt L. Batty, 19CF396, criminal trespass to property, had pre-trial for a petition to revoke probation and Assistant Public Defender Ed Brandt was appointed counsel. First appearance with counsel is Feb. 14, 2022.
Michael T. DeCaro, 20CF183, theft less than $500, pled guilty in a negotiated settlement of the case. The defendant will serve 24 months probation concurrently in three misdemeanor cases. The felony charge was dropped as part of the plea agreement and Count II was added for theft of property. He will sever 66 days in the Christian County Jail with credit for 33 days served (good time applies) in a misdemeanor domestic battery case. He will undergo drug, alcohol and anger management evaluation and participate in any treatments recommended by the probation office. All other traffic cases were dismissed as part of the plea agreement.
Pre-trial for Steven M. Frazier, 21CF4, domestic battery, was continued until Jan. 31, 2022.
Levi J. Ginger, 19CF167, possession of meth five grams or less, had bond hearing and pre-trial continued until Jan. 31, 2022.
First appearance for Randi D. Johnson, 21CF318, bringing weapon to penal institution, was continued until Feb. 22, 2022. Reportedly, the Illinois Department of Corrections said the defendant refused to participate in the video hearing.
Brandon S. Kepper, 16CF184, criminal sexual abuse, had status hearing continued until Feb. 18, 2022.
Pre-trial for Heaven M. Miller, 21CF190, possession of meth five grams or less, was continued until Feb. 18, 2022.
Pre-trial for Robbie D. Sparling, 18CF224, possession of a controlled substance, resulted in the defendant admitting to the allegations in the petition to revoke probation. He was re-sentenced to 24 months of probation and 18 days in the Christian County Jail with credit for 9 days served (good time applies). He will undergo substance abuse evaluation and will participate in any treatment recommended by the probation department. Fines and fees total $3,916.