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Circuit Court Action for May 23

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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 7 docket:

• Jeremy Clemmons, 20, of 206 S. Court St. in Campbellsville, pleaded guilty to receiving more than $500 in stolen property, selling 8 ounces to, but less than, 5 pounds of marijuana, amended down from selling 8 ounces or more but less than 5 pounds, granted a five-year pretrial diversion, to be sentenced to serve three years in prison if fails terms, final disposition set for May 8, 2018; pleaded guilty to possession of drug supplies, sentenced to two years' probation and ordered to pay $500 fine and forfeit items currently held as evidence; charges of second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor and endangering the welfare of a minor dismissed.

• Timothy B. Hicks, 32, of 10 Sassy Court in Campbellsville, pleaded guilty to receiving more than $500 in stolen property and third-degree burglary, prosecutor recommends five years' probation and orders to pay $1,000 fine and serve 90 days in jail as alternative sentence, formal sentencing set for Aug. 6; charges of second-degree burglary and three counts of being a first-degree persistent felony offender dismissed.

• Justin "Buddy" C. Downs, 21, of 71 Smith Ridge Road in Campbellsville, sentenced to five years' probation and ordered to serve 340 days in jail with credit given for time already served after violating terms of September 2011 diversion granted after pleading guilty to tampering with physical evidence and first-degree possession of a controlled substance, by testing positive for drug use and being charged with additional crimes; pleaded guilty to selling more than 10 dosage units of a controlled substance and first-degree selling 10 or more dosage units of a controlled substance, sentenced to five years' probation to be served after completing his other five-year probation sentence; pleaded guilty to second-degree possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug supplies, sentenced to two years' probation.