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Circuit Court Action for January 2

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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. 3 Docket:

• Justin "Buddy" C. Downs, 22, of 71 Smith Ridge Road in Campbellsville, granted shock probation of five-year probation sentence received in May after pleading guilty to tampering with physical evidence, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, selling more than 10 dosage units of a controlled substance and first-degree selling 10 or more dosage units of a controlled substance, ordered to serve jail time through Dec. 16 and be released.

• Megan E. Hayes, 30, of 2319 Greensburg Road, Lot 56, in Campbellsville, pleaded guilty to first-degree possession of a controlled substance, sentenced to two-year pretrial diversion, to be sentenced to serve a year in prison if fails terms, final disposition set for Dec. 3, 2015; pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana, possession of drug supplies, possession of a controlled substance not in its original container, third-degree possession of a controlled substance and two counts of endangering the welfare of a minor, granted two-year diversion.

• Sarah Catherine Nikkel, 30, of 900 Burkesville St., Apt. 202, in Columbia, completed terms of diversion granted in December 2008, charge of theft by unlawful taking more than $300 originally pleaded guilty to dismissed.

Taylor Circuit Court Judge Dan Kelly's Dec. 17 Docket:

• Willie Brooks, 45, of 422 Old Dixville Road in Harrodsburg, pleaded guilty to first-degree selling a controlled substance, prosecutor recommends 10-year prison sentence to be served at the same time as Mercer County sentence and orders to pay $1,000 fine and $920 in restitution to Kentucky State Police, formal sentencing set for Jan. 21, 2014; charge of being a first-degree persistent felony offender dismissed.

• Joshua L. Dial, 21, of 110 Woodson Drive in Greensburg, pleaded guilty to possession of heroin, amended down from first-degree possession of heroin, possession of drug supplies and driving with an expired operator's license, sentenced to two years' probation and ordered to complete Taylor County Drug Court program, if fails terms to be sentenced to serve a year in prison; pleaded guilty to DUI, license suspended for 90 days; charges of failure to provide an insurance card and having a rear license plate not illuminated dismissed.

• Tina Gail Garrett, 33, of 1073 Martin Road in Liberty, pleaded guilty to first-degree possession of a controlled substance, amended down from first-degree selling a controlled substance, granted two-year pretrial diversion, to be sentenced to serve a year in prison if fails terms, final disposition set for Dec. 22, 2015.

• Melinda Hubbard, 48, of 359 Pruyear Road in Campbellsville, pleaded guilty to first-degree wanton endangerment and first-degree criminal mischief, ordered to pay restitution and granted five-year pretrial diversion, to be sentenced to serve three years in prison if fails terms, final disposition set for Dec. 18, 2018.

• Rickey Spaw, 40, of 309 Pitman Ave. in Campbellsville, sentenced to five years' probation and ordered to complete Taylor County Drug Court program after pleading guilty on Nov. 26 to first-degree selling 2 or more grams of methamphetamine, second or subsequent offense.

• Mackenzie D. Wagoner, 20, of 261 Christian Church Road in Mannsville, pleaded guilty to first-degree possession of 2 or more grams of methamphetamine, amended down from first-degree selling 2 or more grams of methamphetamine, granted five-year pretrial diversion, to be sentenced to serve three years in prison if fails terms, ordered to pay $250 fine and complete Taylor County Drug Court program, final disposition set for Dec. 18, 2018; pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana and possession of drug supplies, sentenced to two years' probation.

• Mickey Dewayne Watson, 34, of Chestnut Street in Campbellsville, probation revoked for being charged with felony offenses and using heroin and cocaine, sentenced to six years in prison on charges of selling more than 8 ounces but less than 5 pounds of marijuana, second offense, selling marijuana within 1,000 yards of a school, first-degree selling cocaine, second offense, and fraudulent use of a credit card pleaded guilty to in March 2007; sentenced to serve 10 years in prison on charges of first-degree selling a controlled substance and first-degree selling a controlled substance while in possession of a firearm pleaded guilty to in September 2011; sentenced to serve a year in prison on charge of possession of a handgun by a convicted felon pleaded guilty to in March 2012.