Defendants sentenced for Casey crimes

November 26, 2003

LIBERTY - Criminal judgments handed down Monday and Nov. 19 in Casey Circuit Court include:

* David Coffman, 23, Liberty, sentenced to two years on theft by unlawful taking charges. He was accused of taking 13 compact discs from Michael McFarland on March 1 and a .38-caliber handgun from Terry Luttrell on March 2. The sentence was probated.

* Jerry W. Toomes, 50, Yosemite, two years for cultivating more than five marijuana plants. Probation was denied.

* Stephen W. Harris, 33, Dunnville, three years for cultivating more than 40 marijuana plants. Probation was denied.

* Spencer M. Rhinehart, 18, Hustonville, pretrial diversion ordered and probated on charges of theft by unlawful taking concerning a matter at Dog Walk Market, third-degree terroristic threatening, giving a false name and address to Deputy Sheriff Chad Weddle, and receiving a 1992 Oldsmobile that had been stolen.

* Sarah E. Allen, 23, $120 and 12 months and 90 days in jail for theft of a firearm and having a controlled substance prescription not in its original container. The sentence was probated.


* Jimmy L. Mason, 21, Liberty, two years and six months, to run concurrently with other sentences he is serving, for three counts of forgery. He wrote three checks for $179, $105 and $206 to Pamida in Liberty on the account of Donna Brewer at Commonwealth Trust Bank in Campbellsville.

* Rhonda L. Carr, 26, Nancy, two years, consecutively with other sentences, for theft by unlawful taking. She reportedly stole jewelry from Betty Falconberry. A persistent felony offender charge was dismissed.

* Youl Gonzales, 26, Casey County Detention Center, five years for second-degree assault. Probation was denied. He was accused of causing injury to Phillip Wilcher by hitting and kicking him repeatedly.

* Jason D. Green, 21, five years to run concurrently with other sentences and $3,500 restitution to Ricky Sinclair and Reva Taylor. He was accused of receiving a stolen vehicle, fleeing or evading Deputy Sheriff Chad Weddle, first-degree wanton endangerment of a police officer, and third-degree burglary of Beauty Express.

Charges against Charles P. Weston, 18, and Jeremy A. VanFleet, 21, both of Russell Springs, were dismissed without prejudice.

* Tina D. Vaught, 42, Middleburg, sentenced on an amended charge of cultivation of more than five marijuana plants, then probated.

* Donald R. Propes, 28, Liberty, two one-year sentences and two 12-month sentences, to run concurrently with other sentences, for first-degree wanton endangerment and two counts of criminal mischief. He will actually serve one year.

* Dawn R. Davidson, 22, Somerset, two years on a forgery charge. She was accused of writing a check on the account of Judy Rider at BB&T Bank. The sentence was probated.

* Jason W. Antle, Campbellsville, two years and six months for theft by unlawful taking, forgery, and two counts of being a persistent felon. He was given credit for 38 days served.

* Monica L. Antle, 21, of Greensburg, 12 months and $110 for complicity to theft by unlawful taking (purse snatching).

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