Mercer County public record for Jan. 4

January 04, 2004

Cases handled recently in Mercer District Court, listed by name, charge and, where applicable, fine and jail sentence, include the following. Court costs were assessed in most cases. Ages and addresses are listed if available.

Fred Anderson, 60, of Lexington, third-degree assault, amended to menacing, $100 and 30 days, probated; resisting arrest and fourth-degree assault, amended to menacing and merged with first charge, 30 days probated; menacing, 30 days probated.

William E. Billingsley, 61, of Louisiana, first-degree wanton endangerment, amended to reckless driving, $100; driving under the influence of intoxicants, $500 and 120-day license suspension; possession of an open alcoholic beverage cintainer in motor vehicle, merged.

Eugene R. Collins, 25, of 698 Fairview Court, DUI, $200, 120-day license suspension and five days with credit for five days; careless driving, merged; driving with suspended license, $100; possession of marijuana, $300, $150 of which goes to the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program; possession of drug paraphernalia, $50.


Matthew L. Craig, 18, of 639 Deep Creek Road, possession of marijuana, $300, $150 of which goes to DARE program; possession of drug paraphernalia, $50.

Clayton Carroll Murphy, 18, of 217 Daisy St., possession of marijuana, $300, $150 of which goes to DARE program; possession of alcoholic beverage by a minor, merged with marijuana charge; DUI with defendant less than 21 years old with blood-alcohol content at or more than .02 percent, $200 and 30-day license suspension; careless driving, merged; improper equipment, $25 probated.

John Lee Robinson, 19, of 126 Dory Drive, Salvisa, DUI with defendant less than 21 years old with blood-alcohol content at or more than .02 percent, amended to reckless driving, $50; possession of alcohol by a minor, $25; failure to notify Department of Transportation of an address change, merged with DUI charge.

Kelly J. Stratton, 26, of 165 Eminence Ave., third-degree assault of police or probation officer amended to menacing, $50; disorderly conduct, $50; resisting arrest, merged.

Tammy H. Taylor, 44, of 138 J.E. Woods Drive, Danville, DUI, blood-alcohol content .119 percent, $240 and 120-day license suspension; no insurance, $1,000 with $900 probated; no registration plate, merged; no Kentucky registration receipt, dismissed.

Ricky L. Gilliam, flagrant non-support, amended to non-support, must pay outstanding child support.

Brandon Stivers, 173 Old Danville Road, felony custodial interference, amended to attempted custodial interference, 12 months; second count of custodial interference, 12 months, to serve 60 days, balance of jail sentences probated.

Gerald Brandon Yocum, 26, of 224 Fountain Trace, felony theft by unlawful taking, amended to misdemeanor theft by unlawful taking, 12 months, credit for 13 days served, balance probated.


Cases held to the Mercer County grand jury include:

Robert Shumate, 25, of 1251 Munday's Landing Road, felony theft by deception.

Sarah Dell Jones, 21, of 727 Shannon Ave., resisting arrest, DUI, reckless driving, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, possession of marijuana, possession of controlled substance not in original container, second-degree possession of a controlled substance, third-degree possession of a controlled substance (drug unspecified), tampering with physical evidence and possession of drug paraphernalia.


New drivers who were issued licenses in the office of Mercer Circuit Clerk Rose Bishop include:

Austin Dunbar of Harrodsburg.

Mihoko Oiwa of Harrodsburg.

Dale Sexton of Harrodsburg.

Noriaki Ishikawa of Harrodsburg.

Michael Guillen of Harrodsburg.


Deeds filed recently in the office of Mercer County Clerk Ronnie Compton include:

Baker, Kirkland & McGlone Inc. to Bobby G. and Donna T. Upchurch, property in Spring Lake at Fountaine View subdivision, $50,000.

Robert H. Mayo and Mary K. and David L. Mayo to Douglas S. and Mary A. McClain, tract of Mayo property, $165,000.

Lucille Hurst to John R. and Amy L. Woods, property in Oak Knoll subdivision, $140,000.

Dessie M. Brown to Jason M. Estes, property in Hanover Manor subdivision, $70,000.

Christopher D. and Hollie E. Dean to Richard E. Parkins, property on Keenon Road, $76,000.

Sandra Jackson and others to Countrywide Homes, property in Westside School addition, master commissioner's sale, $53,000.

Virginia L. and Richard S. Blair to G. Rodney and Carrie R. Raby, Unit 48 of Paradise Condominium Co., $78,000.

Marion Morgan to Timothy D. and Lori S. Pike, property in Fountaine View subdivision, $185,000.

Three S Supply and Service to Rebecca V. and Lewis C. Price Jr. and Franklin S. Price, property in Fairview subdivision, half interest to Rebecca and Lewis C. Price Jr. and half interest to Franklin S. Price, $30,000.

Nancy and Walter Rowe Jr. to Harvey W. Rowe, tract in the Nancy and Walter Rowe Jr. property, gift; fair cash value, $20,000.

Nancy and Walter Rowe Jr. to Laura Ann Rowe, tract in the Nancy and Walter Rowe Jr. property, gift; fair cash value, $20,000.

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