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(From reports available 3-25-04)

  • Shane M. Baker, 21, 1307 N. Kankakee; 10-17-03, unlawful possession of contraband in a penal institution; pleaded guilty, 30 months probation, $500 fine, 120 days Logan County Jail with 120 days upfront and 60 days deferred, alcohol and drug conditions

  • Michael D. Chandler, 26, 300 N. Daupin, Chestnut; 11-7-03, unlawful production of cannabis sativa plant; pleaded guilty, $5,000 fine, 30 months probation, seven weekends Logan County Jail, $500 mandatory assessment

  • Rance E. Cooper, 42, 2272 2125th, Atlanta; 6-4-03, count I unlawful possession with intent to deliver of cannabis, count II unlawful possession of cannabis, count III driving with license revoked with a prior driving with license revoked conviction; pleaded guilty to counts II and III, 30 months probation, $500 fine, $500 mandatory assessment, 90 days Logan County Jail deferred

  • Charles C. Davenport, 29, 819 N. Sangamon; 11-22-03, domestic battery; pleaded guilty, 12 months probation, anger management classes

  • Kia M. Dinger, 21, 1650 Austell, Marietta, Ga.; 10-02, 11-02, deceptive practices; pleaded guilty Class A, 18 months probation, $250 fine, $1,226.24 restitution, no checking account

  • William M. Fomera, 47, 420 S. Marion, Mount Pulaski; 7-5-02, cruel treatment of an animal; pleaded guilty, 30 days Logan County Jail day-for-day, credit for 15 days, plus court costs

  • Jeffery S. Galbraith, 20, 440 Eighth St.; 2-16-04 criminal trespass to real property; pleaded guilty, 18 months conditional discharge, 30 days Logan County Jail day-for-day with credit for 15 days

  • Christopher Glasper, 21, 1532 Englewood, Apt. 2, Joliet; 5-2-03, unlawful possession of cannabis; pleaded guilty, 12 months conditional discharge, $500 fine plus court costs, $300 mandatory assessment. $100 lab fee, $138 street-value fine

  • Karen Heaton, 49, 108 S. Anson, Middletown; January 1998 to June 2000, two counts of harassment of witness; pleaded guilty count II, 36 months probation, 90 days Logan County Jail deferred

  • Randy L. King, 21, 614 N. Madison; 6-19-03, unlawful manufacture of a controlled substance; pleaded guilty, 48 months probation, 180 days Logan County Jail with 144 days upfront and 36 days deferred, follow Treatment Accountability for Safer Communities recommendation

  • Jerry S. Rude, 19, 1000 N. College; 11-19-03, 11-20-03, 11-18-03, 11-18-03, count I harassment by telephone, count II harassment by telephone, count III theft, count IV criminal trespass to real property; pleaded guilty to counts I, II, IV, 180 days Logan County Jail, no contact with victims, not allowed on Lincoln College property, mental health evaluation

  • Jarrod T. Summers, 25, 802 N. Madison; 12-29-03, violation of order of protection with prior conviction; pleaded guilty, two years Department of Corrections

  • 17-year-old, 1000 block of North College; 11-19-03, obstruction of justice; pleaded guilty to attempted obstruction of justice, Class A, 24 months probation, two weekends in Logan County Jail

Marriage Licenses

(From reports available 3-25-04)

  • Richard J. Rentmeister, Mount Pulaski
    Jo Carol Huff, Mount Pulaski

  • Chad William Hickey, Lincoln
    Melinda Sue Conroy, Cerro Gordo

  • Paul Edward Cox, Lincoln
    Page, Indianapolis, Ind.

  • Patrick Neal Starkey, Lincoln
    Athena Yvonne Stivers, Lincoln


(No reports available 3-25-04)


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