Atchison County Court

The following cases were heard in Atchison County Court before the Honorable Corey Keith Herron June 1, 2017, at the Atchison County Courthouse in Rock Port, Missouri:

State vs. Mario A. Arias – Arraignment on Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid Of 10 Grams Or Less; Unlawful Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia; and Exceeded Posted Speed Limit (Exceeded By 16-19 Mph).

State vs. Ryan A. Bailey – Arraignment on Misdemeanor DWI; Exceeded Posted Speed Limit (Exceeded By 26 Mph); and Failed To Drive On Right Half Of Roadway When Roadway Was Of Sufficient Width. In court, defendant acknowledges, signs, and is handed a copy of the court docket entry indicating that the defendant is aware of the next scheduled court appearance date and time. Plea/Trial Setting scheduled for July 27, 2017, at 9 a.m.

State vs. Caren M. Barnes – Plea Hearing on Misdemeanor Exceeded Posted Speed Limit (Exceeded by 26 Mph Or More). Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Case scheduled at request of defendant. Defendant fails to appear. Warrant outstanding.

State vs. John G. Bertelsen – Arraignment on Misdemeanor Driving While Revoked/Suspended – 1st Offense; and Exceeded Posted Speed limit (Exceeded By 16-19 Mph).

State vs. Kelvin W. Blake – Plea Hearing on Felony Possession of Controlled Substance Except 35 Grams Or Less Of Marijuana; Possession Of Up To 35 Grams Of Marijuana; Unlawful Use Of Drug Paraphernalia; and Exceeded Posted Speed Limit (Exceeded By 6-10 Mph). Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Court takes up defendant’s Motion for Disposition, Waiver of Appearance, and Uniform Mandatory Disposition of Detainers Law. Court reviews defendant’s written plea. Court cannot accept plea because case includes felony charge. Defendant has not waived Preliminary Hearing. This court is not trial court for a felony and court cannot act on defendant’s written Mandatory Disposition of Detainer Law Motion. Clerk is directed to mail defendant application for public defender services. Public defender application, court docket entry, and copy of court docket sheet mailed to defendant.

State vs. Felicia M. Chaney – Setting – Preliminary Hearing on Felony Possession Of Controlled Substance Except 35 Grams Or Less of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid; and Endangering The Welfare Of A Child Involving Drugs – 1st Degree – 1st Offense.

State vs. Nathaniel Jay Christensen – Traffic Arraignment on Misdemeanor Owner Operated Motor Vehicle Without Maintaining Financial Responsibility (Motor Vehicle Required To Be Registered) – 1st Offense. Traffic appearance scheduled for June 22, 2017.

State vs. Nathaniel Jay Christensen – Traffic Arraignment on Infraction for Failed To Display Plates On Motor Vehicle/Trailer. Traffic appearance scheduled for June 22, 2017.

State vs. Emmalee Laurel Costello – Traffic Arraignment on State Traffic Ticket for Exceeded Posted Speed Limit (Exceeded By 11-15 Mph). Traffic arraignment scheduled for June 22, 2017.

State vs. David E. Craig – Arraignment on Misdemeanor Driving While Revoked/Suspended – 1st Offense; Failed To Display Plates On Motor Vehicle/Trailer; and Exceeded Posted Speed Limit (Exceeded By 11-15 Mph). Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant appears in person. Formal arraignment is waived. Defendant is advised of right to counsel and to remain silent. Plea of not guilty is entered. Case continued to June 22, 2017, at 9 a.m. for Plea or Trial Setting. Defendant instructed to be fingerprinted – Order on file at Atchison County Sheriff’s Office.

State vs. Aaron S. Emmanuel – Arraignment on Misdemeanor Possession Of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid; and Exceeded Posted Speed Limit (Exceeded By 11-15 Mph). Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant fails to appear. Warrant ordered with bond set at $500 cash only.

State vs. Sarah M. Garrison – Arraignment on Misdemeanor Stealing. Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant appears in person. Formal arraignment is held. Plea of not guilty entered. Defendant is advised of right to counsel and to remain silent. Application for public defender services is given to defendant. Case set for June 22, 2017, at 9 a.m. for entry of counsel and Plea/Trial Setting. Defendant is handed a paper with next appearance date and time indicated.

State vs. Joseph Gatewood – Traffic Arraignment on State Traffic Ticket for Weight On Tandem Axle Exceeded 34,000 Lbs. Fined $221.

State vs. Joseph Gatewood – Traffic Arraignment on State Traffic Ticket for Weight On Tandem Axle Exceeded 34,000 Lbs. Fined $169.

State vs. Max R. Graves – Arraignment on Misdemeanor Possession Of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid Of 11-35 Grams; Unlawful Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia; and Failed To Signal/Gave Improper Signal When Stopping/Turning Left Or Right. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant appears in person. Defendant given form requesting public defender services. Case set for July 6, 2017, at 9 a.m. for Arraignment.

State vs. Tanner M. Greene – Plea/Trial Setting on Misdemeanor Exceeded Posted Speed Limit (Exceeded By 26 Mph Or More). Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant appears in person with counsel and files waiver of rights and plea of guilty, pursuant to plea agreement. Plea agreement approved. Fined $500, costs $120.50 to pay $50/month and be paid by or appear September 7, 2017, at 1:30 p.m.

State vs. David P. Hawkins – Arraignment on Felony Operated Vehicle On Highway Without Valid License – 3rd and Subsequent Offense. Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant appears in person. Formal Arraignment is waived. Plea of not guilty is entered. Defendant is advised of right to counsel and to remain silent. Case set for July 27, 2017. at 9 a.m. for Setting of Preliminary Hearing. Defendant advised to get fingerprinted.

State vs. Leo D. Holmes – Traffic Arraignment on State Traffic Ticket for Operated Vehicle On Highway Without A Valid License – 1st Offense. Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant appears in person. Plea of not guilty is entered. Defendant is advised of right to counsel and to remain silent. Case set for June 22, 2017, at 9 a.m. Defendant is handed a paper with next appearance date and time indicated.

State vs. Leo D. Holmes – Traffic Arraignment on Misdemeanor Owner Operated Motor Vehicle Without Maintaining Financial Responsibility (Motor Vehicle Required To Be Registered) – 1st Offense.

State vs. Gorden Louis Hucal – Traffic Arraignment on Misdemeanor Operated Motor Vehicle Owned By Another Knowing Owner Of Vehicle has Not Maintained Financial Responsibility. Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant fails to appear. Warrant ordered with bond set at $349 cash only.

State vs. Santoya M. Kilgore – Arraignment on Misdemeanor Possession Of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid Of 11-35 Grams; and Unlawful Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia. Warrant issued for Failure To Appear with bond amount set at $2,500, cash or corporate surety.

State vs. Daniel E. Koh­metscher – Traffic Arraignment on State Traffic Ticket for Exceeded Posted Speed Limit (Exceeded By 6-10 Mph). Fined $30.50.

State vs. Christina C. Lacroix – Arraignment on Felony Possession Of Controlled Substance Except 35 Grams Or Less Of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid; and Possession Of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid Of 10 Grams Or Less (Two Counts). Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant appears in person. Formal arraignment is held. Plea of not guilty is entered. Defendant is advised of right to counsel and to remain silent. Application for public defender services is given to defendant. Case set for June 22, 2017, at 9 a.m. for Counsel Status Hearing. Defendant is handed a paper with next appearance date and time indicated.

State vs. Logan D. Last – Arraignment on Misdemeanor Leaving Scene Of An Accident; Possession Of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid Of 10 Grams Or Less; Unlawful Use Of Drug Paraphernalia; Failed To Drive On Right Half Of Roadway When Roadway Was Of Sufficient Width, Resulting In An Accident; and Driver/Front Seat Passenger Failed To Wear Properly Adjusted/Fastened Safety Belt. Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant fails to appear. Warrant ordered with bond set at $2,500 cash or corporate surety.

State vs. Ryan Michael Lawhon – Traffic Arraignment on State Traffic Ticket for Exceeded Posted Speed Limit (Exceeded By 11-15 Mph). Fined $55.50.

State vs. Brett Ryan Lueck – Traffic Arraignment on Misdemeanor Owner Operated Motor Vehicle Without Maintaining Financial Responsibility (Motor Vehicle Required To Be Registered – 1st Offense. Fines paid.

State vs. Zarian B. McElveen – Plea/Trial Setting on Misdemeanor Possession Of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid Of 10 Grams Or Less; and Unlawful Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia. Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant appears by Attorney Sundell. Case set for Bench Trial on September 7, 2017, at 2:30 p.m.

State vs. Matthew T. Miller – Traffic Arraignment on State Traffic Ticket for Operated Vehicle On Highway Without A Valid License – 1st Offense. Fined $80.50.

State vs. Matthew T. Miller – Traffic Arraignment on State Traffic Ticket Failure To Register Motor Vehicle. Fined $30.50

State vs. John Hudson Owens – Plea/Trial Setting on State Traffic Ticket for Refused To Weigh Commercial Motor Vehicle Or Submit To A Driver/Vehicle Inspection. In court, defendant acknowledges, signs, and is handed a copy of the Court Docket Entry indicating that the defendant is aware of the next scheduled court appearance date and time. Plea/Trial Setting scheduled for July 6, 2017, at 9 a.m.

State vs. Dorian W. Penton – Arraignment on Misdemeanor Peace Disturbance, 1st Offense. Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant appears in person and by Attorney Sundell. Defendant acknowledges receipt of the amended information. Arraignment waived. Defendant advised of right to counsel and to remain silent. Defendant enters a plea of guilty and is fined $400 plus court costs.

State vs. Michael A. Presberry – Arraignment on Misdemeanor Exceeded Posted Speed Limit (Exceeded By 26 Mph Or More). Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant fails to appear. Warrant ordered with bond set at $2,000 cash or corporate surety.

State vs. James L. Ratliff – Counsel Status Hearing on Felony Tampering With Motor Vehicle – 1st Degree. Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant appears in person and by Public Defender Richard Euler. Case set for July 27, 2017, at 9 a.m. for Setting of Preliminary Hearing.

State vs. Justin M. Scott – Probation Conditions Review Hearing on Misdemeanor Possession Of Up To 35 Grams Of Marijuana.

State vs. Jorge Suarez – Plea/Trial Setting on Misdemeanor Possession Of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid Of 10 Grams Or Less; and Unlawful Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia. Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant fails to appear. Warrant ordered with bond set at $500 cash only.

State vs. Duong Trung Ta – Arraignment on Misdemeanor Possession Of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid Of 10 Grams Or Less; and Unlawful Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia. Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant fails to appear. Warrant ordered with bond set at $2,500 cash or corporate surety.

State vs. Shawn A. Tate – Counsel Status Hearing on Felony Possession Of Controlled Substance Except 35 Grams Or Less Of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid; and Unlawful Use Of Drug Paraphernalia – Prior Drug Offender. Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant appears in person and is given form requesting public defender services. Case continued to June 22, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. for Entry of Counsel and Setting of Preliminary Hearing.

State vs. Dale K. White – Payment Review Hearing on Misdemeanor Possession Of up To 35 Grams Of Marijuana; and Unlawful Use Of Drug Paraphernalia.

State vs. David W. Butts – Setting Preliminary Hearing on Felony Assault – 2nd Degree – Special Victim.

State vs. Daniel L. Scott – Payment Review Hearing on Misdemeanor Peace Disturbance – 1st Offense. Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant fails to appear. Warrant ordered with bond set at $220.50 cash only.

The following cases were heard in Atchison County Court before the Honorable Roger M. Prokes June 6, 2017, at the Atchison County Courthouse in Rock Port:

State vs. Sierra L. Adkins – Probation Violation Hearing on Felony Possession Of A Controlled Substance Except 35 Grams Or Less Of Marijuana. Case called. The state appears by PA Hurst. The defendant fails to appear and warrant is ordered with bond set. Judge’s docket entry filed.

State vs. Dustin W. Bomar – Arraignment on Felony Possession Of A Controlled Substance Except 35 Grams Or Less Of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid; and Endangering The Welfare Of A Child Involving Drugs – 1st Degree – 1st Offense. Case called. The state appears by PA Hurst. Defendant appears and with Attorney Hartstack, waives arraignment and enters a plea of not guilty. Case continued for appearance on July 5, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. Last day for accepting a binding plea set for August 1, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. Judge’s docket entry filed.

State vs. Clifford S. Chaney – Plea/Trial Setting on Felony Possession Of A Controlled Substance Except 35 Grams Or Less Of Marijuana; and Unlawful Use Of Drug Paraphernalia. Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant appears and with Attorney Hartstack and with a plea agreement. Enters a plea of guilty. The court accepts the plea agreement and finds the defendant guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Sentencing set for July 5, 2017, at 1:30 p.m.

State vs. Summer D. Giles – Probation Violation Hearing on Felony Possession Of A Controlled Substance Except 35 Grams Or Less Of Marijuana. Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant appears and requests application for the public defender. Same is handed to her and case continued to July 5, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. Judge’s docket entry filed.

State vs. Daniel S. Gubser – Probation Violation Hearing on Felony Receiving Stolen Property. Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant appears and with Attorney Griffith. Case continued to September 5, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. RMP Judge’s Docket Entry filed.

Rod Finnell Et Al vs. Daniel S. Gubser Et Al – Trial Setting. Case called. The plaintiff appears by Attorney Sundell. Defendant appears also with Attorneys Griffith/Ferguson. Consent Judgement has been prepared and entered for the plaintiffs and against the defendant in the amount of $200,000. A stay of execution is granted until August 21, 2017. See judgment for details. Filed stamped copy of the judgment handed to all parties in open court.

State vs. Jeremy M. Harkreader – Probation Violation Hearing on Felony Possession Of A Controlled Substance Except 35 Grams Or Less Of Marijuana. Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant appears and is advised of right to counsel. Case continued to July 5, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. for entry of counsel. RMP judge’s docket entry filed.

State vs. Corey T. Jones – Sentencing Hearing on Felony Possession Of A controlled Substance Except 35 Grams Or Less Of Marijuana. Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant appears and with Attorney Euler. Case continued to August 1, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. Judge’s docket entry filed.

Rock Port Oil Co. vs. Jonez Travel Center LLC Et Al – Motion Hearing on Breach of Contract. Case called. The plaintiff appears by Attorney Slayden. The defendant fails to appear and order lifting stay is filed and entered. Civil Motion Hearing scheduled for July 5, 2017, at 1:30 p.m.

State vs. Michael W. Pierce – Probation Violation Hearing on Felony Possession Of A Controlled Substance Except 35 Grams Or Less Of Marijuana. Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant appears in person and admits violation of his probation and waives right to an attorney. Case continued to July 5, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. Judge’s docket entry filed.

State vs. Ronald G. Schebaum – Criminal Setting on Felony Possession Of A Controlled Substance Except 35 Grams Or Less Of Marijuana; Possession Of Up To 35 Grams Of Marijuana; and Unlawful Use Of Drug Paraphernalia. Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant appears and without an attorney. Case set for Bench Trial on August 18, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. Judge’s docket entry filed.

State vs. Joshua C. Smith – Probation Violation Hearing on Felony Burglary – 2nd Degree. Case called. State appears by PA Hurst. Defendant fails to appear but has phoned the court. Case continued to July 5, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. Judge’s docket entry filed.

State vs. Scott E. Brion – Probation Violation Hearing on Felony Non-Support, Total Arrears In Excess Of 12 Monthly Payments Due Under Order Of Support. Case called. State appears by APA Klima. Defendant appears and without an attorney. Court finds defendant in violation of his probation, but continues the defendant’s probation without modification or extension, with conditions of maintaining full-time employment, and pay costs and child support as ordered.

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