Courthouse News 3/19

Cass Co. Circuit Court
    Charles C. Hudson, 26, of Ashland plead guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia and was ordered to pay $750 in fines and costs.
    Stanley J. Rainey, 61, of Beardstown plead guilty to a charge of presence within a school zone by a child sex offender.  Rainey was placed on 12 months probation, sentenced to 5 days in the county jail, given credit for 5 days served, and ordered to pay all court costs.
    Jennifer L. Hagerty, 32, of Beardstown was found not guilty by way of directed verdict to the charge of disorderly conduct.
    A burglary charge against Shawn D. Callihan, 36, of Beardstown was dismissed with leave to reinstate.
    Tabitha L. Sparks, 32, of Petersburg plead guilty to a charge of criminal damage to property less than $300.  Sparks was placed on 12 months court supervision, fined in the amount of $200 plus costs, and granted time to pay.
    Diamond D. Clark, 22, of Rushville plead guilty to charges of theft over $500 but less than $10,000, and two counts of aggravated battery on a peace officer.  Clark was sentenced in the theft charge to three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections with one year mandatory supervised release with a recommendation to boot camp, given credit for 26 days served, ordered to pay all court costs, and granted time to pay. Clark was sentenced in the two counts of aggravated battery on a peace officer to 30 months probation with the probation to start upon the defendant's release from the Illinois Department of Corrections, sentenced to 41 days jail with credit for 41 days served, ordered to pay all court costs, and granted time to pay.
    Fire
    A grass fire occurred at 12291 Clear Lake Road on March 16 at 1:06 p.m. Two trucks and 17 firefighters were dispatched to the scene and were present for roughly 50 minutes. No serious property damage or injuries occurred. The fire’s cause is undetermined.

Cass County Courthouse
    Divorce
    Wendy Prater and James Prater.
    Property
    Donald C. and Janet M. Hess to Donald C. Hess Trustee and Trust, Sec.14T17R12, Sec.23T17R12, Sec.33T17R9, Sec.22T17R12.
    Donald C. and Janet M. Hess to Janet M. Hess Trustee and Trust,  Sec.14T17R12, Sec.23T17R12, Sec.33T17R9, Sec.22T17R12.
    Patricia L. Ackerman to Michael L. Ackerman, Lot 3 & 4, Blk. 6, Robert Halls 2nd Addition.
    Patricia L. Ackerman to Michael L. Ackerman, Sec.19T17R10.
    Warren L. Ishmael Co-trustee, Sarah J. Witherall Co-trustee, Beulah Ishmael Trust to Warren L. and Nancy K. Ishmael, Sec.20T19T8, Sec.17T19R8.
    Brenda D. Stevenson, Shanon L. Keller and Barbara B. Braner to Alen E. and Penny D. Langel, Lot 34 & 35, Ravenswood Court.
    Allen S. and Karen S. Pherigo to Cody A. Pherigo, Lot 55, Original Town of Chandlerville.
    Bonnie M., John Clifford Culves and Ronald Dale Culves POA to Adrian and Rose M. Perez, Sec.25T18R12.

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