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5/21 Weekly Media Release

From the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney. Please see our Media Releases page at louisvilleprosecutor.com/media-releases for more details and archives.

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OFFICE OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY
COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
30th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
THOMAS B. WINE, COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY

Weekly Media Release: May 22, 2017 – May 26, 2017

Attention: Assignment Editor
Director of Communications:  Jeff Cooke
Office:                 (502) 595-2340 Ext. 3027
Cell / Text:        (502) 262-5809
E-mail:               jcooke@louisvilleprosecutor.com

NOTE: These represent only a few of the many cases which the Office of Jefferson County Commonwealth’s Attorney is handling. If you have any comments, or need further information concerning these or any other matters please do not hesitate to call. An indictment is only an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until or unless found guilty. The enclosed court actions are subject to change.

According to the Rules of Criminal Procedure (RCr 3.02, 3.05, and 8.01), the arraignment of individuals whose case has been submitted directly to the grand jury shall take place within a reasonable time after the return of an indictment. If you are interested in a case that has been submitted directly to the grand jury, then please contact the court division in which it has been assigned to obtain the time and date of the arraignment.

SIGNIFICANT EVENTS

William Crockett – 15CR0057 (Murder, Burglary in the First Degree)

  • Mr. Crockett (DOB 12/19/61) was charged in connection with the January 1, 2015, shooting death of Anna Fisher. A trial began on May 9, 2017 in Division 12 of Jefferson Circuit Court and the Defendant was found guilty of Murder and Burglary in the First Degree. The jury recommended a sentence of 27 years in prison. Final sentencing is scheduled for June 28, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in Division 13 of Jefferson Circuit Court. Alicia Gomez and Tom Wine are the prosecutors.

Joseph Waggoner – 15CR0761 (Unlawful Transaction with a Minor in the First Degree [2 Counts], Indecent Exposure, and Possession of Marijuana)

  • Mr. Waggoner (DOB 04/04/87) was charged in connection with his relationship with a 15 year old minor. On May 19, 2017, the defendant was convicted by a jury of the above charges. The defendant agreed to serve a 5 year sentence and will become a lifetime registrant on the Sex Offender Registry. Final sentencing is scheduled for January 9, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in Division 5 of Jefferson Circuit Court. Nathan Ray Batey II is the prosecutor.

SENTENCING

Kalief A. Cummings – 15CR2303, 16CR0367 (Assault in the First Degree [Two Counts], Persistent Felony Offender in the First Degree)

  • Mr. Cummings (DOB 12/11/69) was found guilty by a jury of stabbing two sisters who were visiting Louisville for a bachelorette party.  The incident occurred on August 23, 2015, near Fourth and Liberty Streets.  The Jury recommended an enhanced sentence of 35 years in prison. Final sentencing is scheduled for May 25, 2017 at 9:15 a.m. in Division 13 of Jefferson Circuit Court.  Elizabeth Jones Brown is the prosecutor.

TRIALS

Tiffany Cecil – 16CR1137 (Criminal Abuse in the First Degree and Criminal Abuse in the Second Degree)

  • Ms. Cecil (DOB 10/14/94) is accused of hitting her child repeatedly about her head placing her at risk of serious traumatic brain injury and for medical neglect. A jury trial is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. in division 8 of Jefferson Circuit Court. Nathan R. Batey II is the prosecutor.

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5/12 Weekly Media Release

From the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney. Please see our Media Releases page at louisvilleprosecutor.com/media-releases for more details and archives.

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OFFICE OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY
COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
30th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
THOMAS B. WINE, COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY

Weekly Media Release: May 15, 2017 – May 19, 2017

Attention: Assignment Editor
Director of Communications:  Jeff Cooke
Office:                 (502) 595-2340 Ext. 3027
Cell / Text:        (502) 262-5809
E-mail:               jcooke@louisvilleprosecutor.com

NOTE: These represent only a few of the many cases which the Office of Jefferson County Commonwealth’s Attorney is handling. If you have any comments, or need further information concerning these or any other matters please do not hesitate to call. An indictment is only an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until or unless found guilty. The enclosed court actions are subject to change.

According to the Rules of Criminal Procedure (RCr 3.02, 3.05, and 8.01), the arraignment of individuals whose case has been submitted directly to the grand jury shall take place within a reasonable time after the return of an indictment. If you are interested in a case that has been submitted directly to the grand jury, then please contact the court division in which it has been assigned to obtain the time and date of the arraignment.

PRETRIAL CONFERENCES

Wathaniel Woods – 17CR0935 (Murder, Possession of a Handgun By Convicted Felon, Wanton Endangerment in the First Degree, Trafficking in a Controlled Substance in the First Degree Schedule II Cocaine Less Than Four Grams While in Possession of a Firearm, Illegal Use or Possession of Drug Paraphernalia While in Possession of a Firearm, Fleeing or Evading Police in the First Degree, Operating a Motor Vehicle under the Influence of Intoxicants – First Offense (Aggravating Circumstances), Operation of a Motor Vehicle by a Person Whose Operator’s License Has Been Revoked, Suspended, Cancelled or Denied, Disregarding Official Traffic Control Device and Persistent Felony Offender in the First Degree)

  • Mr. Woods (DOB 03/15/80) is charged as a result of incidents occurring on March 28, 2017 which culminated in Wood’s automobile striking the patrol car of LMPD Officer Nicholas Rodman resulting in fatal injuries to Officer Rodman.  The first Pretrial Conference is scheduled for May 15, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in Division 1 of Jefferson Circuit Court.  Elizabeth Jones Brown and Justin Janes are the prosecutors.

Brian Boswell – 16CR2812 (Robbery in the First Degree, Burglary in the Second Degree, Robbery in the Second Degree, Theft by Unlawful Taking over $10,000 [Three Counts], Illegal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the First Degree (HEROIN))

  • Mr. Boswell (DOB 12/12/82) is charged with holding a man at knifepoint and stealing his vehicle. The incident occurred on October 10, 2016, at Suburban Hospital. A pretrial conference is scheduled for May 16, 2017 at 9:15 a.m. in Division 9 of Jefferson Circuit Court. Milja Zgonjanin is the prosecutor.

Tristan Jewell and Devonta Anderson – 17CR0503 (Murder, Wanton Endangerment in the First Degree)

  • Mr. Jewell (DOB 11/06/95) and Mr. Anderson (DOB 10/04/93) are charged with the February 14, 2017 shooting death of Mr. Joshua Evans. Mr. Evans and another victim were walking home in the 1500 block of Longview Avenue when defendants opened fire, killing Mr. Evans but missing another. A pretrial conference is scheduled for May 15, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. in Division 10 of Jefferson Circuit Court. Madison Shoffner is the prosecutor.

TRIALS

William Crockett – 15CR0057 (Murder, Burglary in the First Degree)

  • Mr. Crockett (DOB 12/19/61) is charged in connection with the January 1, 2015, shooting death of Anna Fisher. A trial is ongoing in Division 12 of Jefferson Circuit Court.  Alicia Gomez and Thomas Wine are the prosecutors.

William H. Watson – 16CR0206 (Sodomy in the Third Degree [Two Counts])

  • Mr. Watson (DOB 06/19/1972) is charged for sexual contact with a minor under the age of 16 years old.  The defendant was the victim’s youth pastor when the defendant cultivated a sexual relationship with the minor victim. A jury trial is scheduled for Monday, May 15, 2017 at 9:00 in Division 9 of Jefferson Circuit Court.  Courtney Straw is the prosecutor.

Arthur Lee Garrett – 16CR0393 (Rape in the First Degree, Persistent Felony Offender in the First Degree)

  • Mr. Garrett (DOB 11/10/66) is charged with a rape that occurred on February 5, 2016. On that date, the victim was a patient at Jewish Hospital and was unable to move her limbs, was on a breathing tube, and was otherwise incoherent at the time the rape occurred. A jury trial is scheduled for Monday, May 15, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in Division 3 of Jefferson Circuit Court. Chris Foster is the prosecutor.

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5/5 Weekly Media Release

From the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney. Please see our Media Releases page at louisvilleprosecutor.com/media-releases for more details and archives.

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OFFICE OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY
COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
30th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
THOMAS B. WINE, COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY

Weekly Media Release: May 8, 2017 – May 12, 2017

Attention: Assignment Editor
Director of Communications:  Jeff Cooke
Office:                 (502) 595-2340 Ext. 3027
Cell / Text:        (502) 262-5809
E-mail:               jcooke@louisvilleprosecutor.com

NOTE: These represent only a few of the many cases which the Office of Jefferson County Commonwealth’s Attorney is handling. If you have any comments, or need further information concerning these or any other matters please do not hesitate to call. An indictment is only an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until or unless found guilty. The enclosed court actions are subject to change.

According to the Rules of Criminal Procedure (RCr 3.02, 3.05, and 8.01), the arraignment of individuals whose case has been submitted directly to the grand jury shall take place within a reasonable time after the return of an indictment. If you are interested in a case that has been submitted directly to the grand jury, then please contact the court division in which it has been assigned to obtain the time and date of the arraignment.

SIGNIFICANT EVENTS

Armstead Baylor – 15CR3036 (Robbery in the First Degree, Convicted Felon in Possession of a Handgun, Possession of a Defaced Firearm, Fleeing and Evading Police in the First Degree, Persistent Felony Offender)

  • On November 13, 2015, Mr. Baylor (DOB 07/03/90) entered the Cash Express located at 9100 Dixie Highway armed with a handgun. Once inside he confronted the victim and while pointing the gun at her demanded the business cash. The victim complied with the defendant’s demands. The defendant then fled the business and was observed by an arriving customer getting into a red 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt. The customer entered the business and located the victim hiding in the bathroom. The customer called 911 to report the robbery and to provide a description of the defendant and the defendant’s vehicle. While officers were responding to the robbery they spotted the defendant’s vehicle southbound on Dixie Highway. As officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop the suspect fled and a pursuit ensued. The pursuit continued southbound into Hardin County where it ended in the 1500 block of N. Dixie Highway in Radcliff. After a short foot pursuit, the defendant was taken into custody. The defendant admitted to detectives that he committed the armed robbery of the Cash Express and that he was a convicted felon. The 9MM semi-automatic handgun had been defaced by filing off the serial number on the gun. The robbery, possessing a handgun and fleeing police all occurred in Jefferson County. The defendant pled guilty to these charges and on April 26, 2017 was sentenced to 20 years in prison in Division 12 of Jefferson Circuit Court. Justin Janes is the prosecutor.

PRETRIAL CONFERENCES

Diashaun Maddox, Darnell Williams & April Maddox–16CR1181 (Robbery in the First Degree [3 Counts], Robbery in the Second Degree [4 Counts], Assault in the Second Degree, Theft by Unlawful Taking over $10,000 [3 Counts],  Receiving Stolen Property over $10,000 [2 Counts], Theft by Unlawful Taking over $500 under $10,000 [2 Counts], Wanton Endangerment in the First Degree, Escape in the Second Degree, Tampering with Physical Evidence,  Fleeing and Evading the Police First Degree, and Resisting Arrest).

  • Mr. Maddox (DOB 09/07/97) and Mr. Williams and (DOB 06/15/00) are charged with three counts of Robbery in the First Degree, four counts of Robbery in the Second Degree, as well as a number of other charges which occurred over a period of several weeks. Most of the events occurred on 05/01/2016 when both defendants went on a robbery spree targeting eight different victims throughout the city of Louisville. Ms. Maddox (DOB 04/14/83) is charged with one count of receiving stolen property over $10,000. Her whereabouts are unknown and a warrant for her arrest is outstanding. A pretrial is scheduled for Thursday May 11, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. in Division 11 of Jefferson Circuit Court.  Joshua F. Waldrop is the prosecutor.

SENTENCING

Terrah Love – 16CR0877 (Reckless Homicide, Persistent Felony Offender in the Second Degree)

  • Ms. Love (DOB 09/22/87) has pled guilty to Reckless Homicide and Persistent Felony Offender in the Second Degree relating to the death of her three month old child. Ms. Love became intoxicated on or about June 5, 2015 and co-slept with her child. At some point that night, Ms. Love rolled over on the child and smothered her to death. A Sentencing Hearing has been scheduled for Friday, May 12, at 9:45 A.M., in Division Thirteen of Jefferson Circuit Court. Nathan Ray Batey II is the prosecutor.

TRIALS

William Crockett – 15CR0057 (Murder, Burglary in the First Degree)

  • Mr. Crockett (DOB 12/19/61) is charged in connection with the January 1, 2015, shooting death of Anna Fisher. A trial is scheduled to begin Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in Division 12 of Jefferson Circuit Court.  Alicia Gomez and Thomas Wine are the prosecutors.

Daymond Laron Malone – 14CR15223 (Kidnapping, Assault in the Second Degree, Fleeing or Evading Police [2 Counts], and Criminal Mischief in the First Degree)

  • Mr. Malone (DOB 01/16/74) is charged with the June 5, 2016 stabbing and kidnapping of his former girlfriend. The Defendant rode in the back seat of her car while threatening the victim at knife point. Once the two stopped at a Valero gas station located at 3300 Algonquin Parkway, the victim managed to get away before the defendant took the front seat of the vehicle and fled the scene. The defendant led police of a vehicle pursuit and foot chase before he was ultimately taken into custody. A jury trial is scheduled to begin on Tuesday May 9, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in Division 12 of Jefferson Circuit Court. Chris Foster is the prosecutor.

Dejabbar Shabazz – 15CR3104 (Arson in the Second Degree, Burglary in the Second Degree, Criminal Mischief in the First Degree, Violation of a Protective Order [2 counts], and Persistent Felony Offender in the First Degree)

  • Mr. Shabazz (DOB 06/22/69) is charged with breaking into the home of his ex-girlfriend and setting the home on fire. Mr. Shabazz was under a no contact Domestic Violence Order at the time of the events. A trial is scheduled to begin on May 9, 2017 at 9:30 A.M. in Division 7 of Jefferson Circuit Court. Nathan Ray Batey II is the prosecutor.

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4/24 Weekly Media Release

From the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney. Please see our Media Releases page at louisvilleprosecutor.com/media-releases for more details and archives.

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OFFICE OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY
COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
30th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
THOMAS B. WINE, COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY

Weekly Media Release: April 24, 2017 – April 28, 2017

Attention: Assignment Editor
Director of Communications:  Jeff Cooke
Office:                 (502) 595-2340 Ext. 3027
Cell / Text:        (502) 262-5809
E-mail:               jcooke@louisvilleprosecutor.com

NOTE: These represent only a few of the many cases which the Office of Jefferson County Commonwealth’s Attorney is handling. If you have any comments, or need further information concerning these or any other matters please do not hesitate to call. An indictment is only an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until or unless found guilty. The enclosed court actions are subject to change.

According to the Rules of Criminal Procedure (RCr 3.02, 3.05, and 8.01), the arraignment of individuals whose case has been submitted directly to the grand jury shall take place within a reasonable time after the return of an indictment. If you are interested in a case that has been submitted directly to the grand jury, then please contact the court division in which it has been assigned to obtain the time and date of the arraignment.

SIGNIFICANT EVENTS

Willie Ward – 14CR2203, 15CR0421 (Sodomy in the First Degree, Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon, Receiving a Stolen Firearm, Persistent Felony Offender in the First Degree)

  • Mr. Ward (DOB 06/13/1963) was charged with forcing the seventeen year old victim to perform oral sex on him. The incident occurred on August 18, 2014. A trial began on April 18, 2017 in Division 13 of Jefferson Circuit Court and the Defendant was found guilty of Sodomy in the First Degree, Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon, and being a Persistent Felony Offender in the First Degree. The jury recommended an enhanced sentence of 40 years in prison. Final sentencing is scheduled for June 5, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in Division 13 of Jefferson Circuit Court. Alicia Gomez is the prosecutor.

Dailyn Cruz Abreu – 17CR1145 (Murder)

  • Ms. Cruz Abreu (DOB 11/23/90), is charged with one count of Murder.  She allegedly called 911 on March 30th to report she had smothered her baby.  When police arrived, they found her 3 month old child deceased. Ms. Cruz Abreu was arraigned on April 21, 2017 and is currently being held on a $500,000 bond. A pretrial conference is scheduled for Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 9:30 am in Division 11 of Jefferson Circuit Court.  Adrienne Henderson is the prosecutor.

ARRAIGNMENTS

Matthew Bullard – 17CR1116 (Murder, Possession of a Handgun by a Minor)

  • On November 10, 2016, Mr. Bullard (DOB 05/28/00) shot and killed Le Truong in the area of W. Tenny Avenue and S. First Street.  Le Truong was 15 years old and Mr. Bullard was 16 years old.   Mr. Bullard fled the scene before police arrived and was apprehended one week later.  Mr. Bullard is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. in Division 3 of Jefferson Circuit Court.  Emily Lantz is the prosecutor.

PRETRIAL CONFERENCES

Dante Stone – 14CR2425 (Murder, Persistent Felony Offender in the First Degree)

  • Mr. Stone (DOB 06/05/84) is charged with the September 10, 2014 shooting of Chauncey Miles in the 800 block of Hazel Street.  Mr. Miles died as a result of his injuries.  Mr. Stone represents himself along with co-counsel Robert Guarnieri.  A Jury Trial is scheduled for May 16, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.  A hearing on final pretrial motions is scheduled for April 27, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. in Division 13 of Jefferson Circuit Court.  Tom Wine and Emily Lantz are the prosecutors.

TRIALS

Andre Steadmon– 16CR0121, 17CR0850 (Assault in the First Degree, Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon, Wanton Endangerment in the First Degree, and Persistent Felony Offender in the First Degree)

  • Mr. Steadmon (DOB 05/31/79) is charged in connection with a shooting occurring on Halloween Night of 2015, near 309 E. St. Catherine Street.  The defendant, a convicted felon, pulled a firearm and shot the victim in the abdomen.  Once the victim was on the ground in the street, the defendant swung his gun over to point it at the victim’s girlfriend who sat in her car with their 7 year old child some 15 feet away.  She immediately drove off.  At which time, the defendant walked closer to the victim and once he was standing directly over the wounded man, fired a second shot into the victim’s abdomen.   Then he fled the scene. The victim was rushed by his girlfriend to the emergency room.  The defendant has seven (7) prior felonies. A jury trial is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in Division Ten of the Jefferson Circuit Court.  Critt Cunningham and Josh Waldrop are the prosecutors.

Myliek Damont First – 14CR0515 (Murder, Assault in the First Degree, Robbery in the First Degree and Tampering with Physical Evidence)

  • Mr. First (DOB 09/19/96) is charged with the October 3, 2013 shooting death of Tony Grady and the shooting of  another victim which occurred during the course of a robbery.  A trial is scheduled to begin the afternoon of Monday, April 24, 2017 in Division 2 of Jefferson Circuit Court.  Stacy Greive and Jeff Cooke are the prosecutors.

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4/14 Weekly Media Release

From the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney. Please see our Media Releases page at louisvilleprosecutor.com/media-releases for more details and archives.

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OFFICE OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY
COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
30th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
THOMAS B. WINE, COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY

Weekly Media Release: April 17, 2017 – April 21, 2017

Attention: Assignment Editor
Director of Communications:  Jeff Cooke
Office:                 (502) 595-2340 Ext. 3027
Cell / Text:        (502) 262-5809
E-mail:               jcooke@louisvilleprosecutor.com

NOTE: These represent only a few of the many cases which the Office of Jefferson County Commonwealth’s Attorney is handling. If you have any comments, or need further information concerning these or any other matters please do not hesitate to call. An indictment is only an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until or unless found guilty. The enclosed court actions are subject to change.

According to the Rules of Criminal Procedure (RCr 3.02, 3.05, and 8.01), the arraignment of individuals whose case has been submitted directly to the grand jury shall take place within a reasonable time after the return of an indictment. If you are interested in a case that has been submitted directly to the grand jury, then please contact the court division in which it has been assigned to obtain the time and date of the arraignment.

SIGNIFICANT EVENTS

Kalief A. Cummings – 15CR2303, 16CR0367 (Assault in the First Degree [Two Counts], Persistent Felony Offender in the First Degree)

  • Mr. Cummings (DOB 12/11/69) was charged with stabbing two sisters who were visiting Louisville for a bachelorette party.  The incident occurred on August 23, 2015, near Fourth and Liberty Streets.  A trial began on April 11, 2017 in Division 13 of Jefferson Circuit Court and the Defendant was found guilty of all charges. The Jury recommended an enhanced sentence of 35 years in prison. Final sentencing is scheduled for May 25, 2017 at 9:15 a.m. in Division 13 of Jefferson Circuit Court.  Elizabeth Jones Brown is the prosecutor.

Ronald Lee Leake– 15CR2801 (Robbery in the First Degree [Three Counts], Wanton Endangerment in the First Degree)

  • Mr. Leake (DOB 07/09/65) was charged in connection with a string of business robberies over a thirteen day period in 2015.  On August 31, 2015, while armed with a handgun, the defendant entered the Murphy USA located at 2018 Bashford Manor Lane and demanded the business cash. On September 7, 2015, while armed with a handgun, he entered the Speedway located at 12102 Shelbyville Rd and demanded and received the business cash and then fled the scene. On September 12, 2015, he entered the Speedway located at 2210 Arthur Street and attempted to make a purchase with a counterfeit $100 bill. After the clerk determined the currency was counterfeit, Mr. Leake physically removed it from the victim, and then fled to his vehicle. The clerk attempted to get the license plate number of Mr. Leake’s vehicle when Mr. Leake pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the clerk and told her not to get any closer.  The defendant has had eight prior felony cases resulting in eleven felony convictions. A jury trial was scheduled to begin on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, however the Defendant pled guilty the above charges before the trial began.  In exchange for his guilty plea, the Commonwealth recommended a sentence of 21 years in prison. Final sentencing is scheduled for June 14, 2017 at 9:15 a.m. in Division 6 of Jefferson Circuit Court. Critt Cunningham is the prosecutor.

Joseph F. Dunn – 15CR1783 & 15CR1793 (Murder, Wanton Endangerment in the First Degree [Two Counts], Possession of a Handgun By a Convicted Felon, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Fleeing or Evading Police in the Second Degree, Persistent Felony Offender in the First Degree.) (Trafficking in a Controlled Substance in the First Degree- Cocaine, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Giving a Police Officer a False Name or Address, Criminal Trespass in the Third Degree.)

  • Mr. Dunn (DOB 06/23/85) Pled guilty to the above charges with the amended charge of Manslaughter in the First Degree for the Death if Antwon Willis. On June 18, 2015, the Defendant intentionally shot Antwon Willis during an argument. He then attempted to shot two eyewitnesses. When police came into contact with Mr. Dunn, he ran and threw his weapon. On April 17, 2015, Mr. Dunn was in Beecher Terrace where he had no right to be. Upon officer’s approach, Mr. Dunn threw a bag containing 31 pieces of crack cocaine and told officers his name was Joemarrion Dunn. On April 10, 2017, Mr. Dunn pled guilty to a 30 years sentence. Final Sentencing is scheduled for April 25, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. in Division 9 of Jefferson Circuit Court. Stephany Hunter and Mark Baker are the prosecutors.

ARRAIGNMENTS

Sherrie Egler – 17CR1048 (Assault in the Second Degree, Arson in the Second Degree)

  • Ms. Egler (DOB 06/07/64), is charged with one count of Assault in the second degree and one count of Arson in the second degree. Ms. Egler allegedly shot her fiancé in the leg during a domestic dispute.  When police arrived, the Defendant barricaded herself inside her home and then allegedly set the house on fire while still inside.  Ms. Egler is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in Division 6 of Jefferson Circuit Court.  Adrienne Henderson is the prosecutor.

PRETRIAL CONFERENCES

Lamondrey Clemons – 16CR3209 (Trafficking in a Controlled Substance in the First Degree Schedule II Cocaine; Operating on a Suspended License, Failure to Signal)

  • On or about March 8, 2016, Mr. Clemons (DOB 02/08/95) was stopped for failing to properly signal a turn.  8.9 grams of crack cocaine, a schedule II controlled substance pursuant to KRS 218A.070, was found in the possession of his passenger.  Mr. Clemons told police he passed it to her upon being stopped.  He did not have a valid operator’s license.  A pretrial conference is scheduled for April 19, 2017, at 9:15 a.m. in Division 6 of Jefferson Circuit Court. Richard Elder is the prosecutor.

James Morris – 15CR0411 (Murder, Criminal Attempt Murder)

  • James Morris (DOB 10/21/98) is charged with Murder and Criminal Attempt Murder in connection with the Murder of Shavon Ross, a 16 year old female, and Attempted Murder of another victim on November 29, 2014 at 657 South 24thStreet.   A pre-trial conference is scheduled for Monday April 17, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. in Division 1 of Jefferson Circuit Court.  Shelly Alvey is the prosecutor.

TRIALS

Keith Owens – 14CR2597 (Robbery in the First Degree [Eight Counts])

  • Mr. Owens (DOB 03/31/65) is charged with robbing employees of the following businesses over a week and a half period: Speedway  at 2720 Taylorsville Road on 09/17/14, The Blossom Shop at 2218 Bardstown Road on 09/18/14, Graeter’s Ice Cream at 140 Breckenridge Lane on 09/19/14, Graeter’s Ice Cream at 2204 Bardstown Roard on 09/21/14, Café Mimosa at 1543 Bardstown Road on 09/25/14, Barbara Lee’s restaurant at 2410 Brownsboro Road on 09/25/17, Speedway at 1101 Bardstown Road on 09/26/14, and Day’s Coffee at 1420 Bardstown Road on 09/27/14.  A trial is scheduled to begin the afternoon of Monday, April 17, 2017 in Division 3 of Jefferson Circuit Court. Elizabeth Jones Brown is the prosecutor.

Joseph Colvin & Lawaun Colvin–16CR004 (Robbery in the First Degree [Two Counts], Receiving Stolen Property over $10,000, and Fleeing and Evading the Police First Degree)

  • Joseph and Lawaun Colvin (DOB 03/02/95 and 11/02/96, respectively) are charged with two counts of Robbery in the First Degree, one count of Receiving Stolen Property, and one count of Fleeing and Evading the Police in the First Degree.  The incidents occurred on December 28, 2015, at a Circle K located at 5000 Shepherdsville Rd and at a Five Star Food Mart located at 2400 Fern Valley Road.  A trial is tentatively set to begin Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in Division 10 of Jefferson Circuit Court.  Joshua F. Waldrop is the prosecutor.

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