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Circuit Court Action for May 22

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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 May 6 Docket:

• Michael Tyron Carr, 22, of 3135 River Park Drive in Louisville, pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary, amended down from second-degree burglary, granted a four-year pretrial diversion, to be sentenced to serve two years in prison if fails terms, ordered to pay $1,000 fine, final disposition set for May 6, 2018.

• Marcus Crowdus, 29, of 291 W. Motley Road in Columbia, pleaded guilty to second-degree assault, amended down from first-degree assault, prosecutor recommends seven-year prison sentence, with credit given for time already served and the balance probated for five years, and orders to pay $1,000 fine and to not have contact with victim, formal sentencing set for June 3; charge of being a first-degree persistent felony offender dismissed.

• Lisa G. Edwards, 50, of 66 Wheat Road in Columbia, completed three-year pretrial diversion, charge of theft by unlawful taking more than $500 pleaded guilty to in May 2011 dismissed.

• Tara Hancock, 20, of 710 High St., #9, in Campbellsville, pleaded guilty to first-degree wanton endangerment, amended down from first-degree criminal abuse of a victim younger than 12, granted a four-year pretrial diversion, to be sentenced to serve two years in prison if fails terms, ordered to pay $1,000 fine and to not have contact with victim except as allowed through district and juvenile court, to testify against co-defendant if necessary and to follow all recommendations from protection and permanency and juvenile and district court personnel, final disposition set for May 8, 2018.

• Thomas A. Smith, 22, of 703 N. Columbia Ave. in Campbellsville, pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary, amended down from second-degree burglary, granted a five-year pretrial diversion, to be sentenced to serve five years in prison if fails terms, ordered to pay $1,000 fine, final disposition set for May 6, 2019; pleaded guilty to third-degree terroristic threatening, third-degree criminal mischief and violation of EPO/DVO, sentenced to two years' probation.

• Andrew W. Tate, 24, of 110 Ray St. in Campbellsville, completed three-year pretrial diversion, charge of theft by unlawful taking more than $500 pleaded guilty to in May 2011 dismissed.