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It is the policy of the Central Kentucky News-Journal to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies. Names appearing in "Circuit Court Action" are published without exception, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.
Taylor Circuit Court Judge Dan Kelly's Dec. 18 docket:
• George L. Rakes Jr., 40, of 308 Pitman Ave. in Campbellsville, five-year probation sentence revoked for being charged with new crimes, sentenced to serve five years in prison on charges of theft by unlawful taking, amended down from first-degree robbery, and first-degree possession of a controlled substance pleaded guilty to in August 2011.
• Christopher Richardson, 28, of 335 Gribbins Road in Campbellsville, charge of theft of more than $500 in property lost, mislaid or delivered by mistake dismissed without prejudice because prosecutor stated that guilt couldn't be proved beyond a reasonable doubt.
• Leslie C. Smith, 22, of 3460 W. Finley Ridge Road in Campbellsville, charge of complicity to third-degree burglary dismissed without prejudice with probable cause stipulated because co-defendant entered guilty plea.
• Matthew A. Turner, 29, of 330 Old U.S. 68 in Campbellsville, pleaded guilty to second-degree possession of a controlled substance, amended down from first-degree charge, two counts of third-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance not in its proper container and reckless driving, sentenced to two years' probation; charges of DUI and failure of owner to maintain required insurance dismissed.
• Brian Walters, 23, of 853 Smith Ridge Road in Campbellsville, pleaded guilty in two separate cases to two counts of third-degree burglary, one count amended down from a second-degree charge, and 12 counts of second-degree criminal possession of forged checks, granted five-year pretrial diversion, to be sentenced to serve five years in prison if fails terms, ordered to pay $4,085 in restitution, to not have contact with victim and to complete the Taylor County Drug Court program, final disposition set for Dec. 19, 2017; pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal mischief, sentenced to two years' probation.
• Trent Waymon, 28, of 313 Taylor Blvd. in Campbellsville, pleaded guilty in two separate cases to theft by unlawful taking, amended down from first-degree burglary, third-degree criminal possession of a forged check, amended down from a second-degree charge, resisting arrest, amended down from second-degree escape, and second-degree fleeing or evading police, sentenced to two years' probation and ordered to pay $100 restitution; two counts of being a first-degree persistent felony offender dismissed; various probation sentences revoked in seven other cases for pleading guilty to new charges, sentenced to serve 15 years in prison on theft, stolen property, wanton endangerment, fleeing or evading police and selling marijuana charges.