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Man gets prison time for shoplifting

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By Calen McKinney

A Hodgenville man has been sentenced to five years in prison for shoplifting.

Marion Dale Fisher, 28, of 647 Carter Brothers Road appeared before Taylor Circuit Senior Status Judge Doughlas M. George on Tuesday, Feb. 17 for sentencing.

In December, Fisher pleaded guilty to theft by unlawful taking more than $300 and alcohol intoxication. A charge of being a second-degree persistent felony offender was dismissed.

Fisher's sentence is to be served at the same time as an Adair County sentence. He was given credit for 61 days he has already served.

According to court records, Fisher took items from Wal-Mart Supercenter.

Court records also list his address as 3075 Needham Road in Eastview, Ky.

Also on George's docket:

- Earl Michael Owens, 54, of 210 McNary St. in Campbellsville pleaded guilty to making false statements to obtain more than $100 in benefits. A charge of being a first-degree felony offender was dismissed.

Owens was sentenced to five years in prison to be served at the same time as sentences in other Taylor County cases. He was also ordered to pay $1,140.80 in restitution to the Kentucky Division of Unemployment Insurance.

- Randy Vannice, 52, and Barbara Vannice, 40, both of 111 Howell St. in Campbellsville pleaded guilty to criminal facilitation to commit program assistance fraud. They originally faced a charge of program assistance fraud.

The Vannices were each sentenced to two years' probation. Court records state that the defendants have paid restitution.

- Devin Lee Roen, 18, of 213 Davis St. in Campbellsville was granted a diversion and sentenced to probation on burglary and other charges.

Roen pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary and third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor. He originally faced a charge of second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor.

Roen was granted a five-year pretrial diversion, sentenced to two years' probation on the misdemeanor unlawful transaction with a minor charge and ordered to pay $1,500 in restitution to New Styles and Urban Fashions.

If he fails the terms of his diversion, Roen will be sentenced to two years in prison. His case is set for review Feb. 8, 2014.

- Amanda Brooke Shively, 26, of 801 Gidget Trail in Campbellsville was sentenced to five years' probation on a wanton endangerment charge.

In December, Shively pleaded guilty to first-degree wanton endangerment.

Her sentence is to be served at the same time as a sentence in another Taylor County case. She was also ordered to complete a 30-day treatment program.

- Staff Writer Calen McKinney can be reached at 465-8111 Ext. 235 or by e-mail at reporter@cknj.com. Comment on this story at www.cknj.com.