By Rhonda Smyth, CV&T News Editor
Estill Circuit Judge Tom Jones set a tentative trial date for a man accused of complicity to commit murder. He also sent some people who violated their diversions and probations to jail, denied motions for shock probations and set other hearings.
Larry Allen Riddell, 34, will stand trial on Dec. 14 for complicity to commit murder in the shooting death of Eric Murphy on March 20. He is also charged with tampering with physical evidence. His attorney is James W. Baechtold.
Penny L. Goosey, 33, Paula Voils, 29 and Earl Willis are all charged with complicity to commit murder along with Riddell. Their cases have not been set for trial as yet.
Other cases handled in Friday’s session and their dispensations include:
•Donald Lewis Jr., 46 tested positive for benzodiazepine, a tranquilizer, in court; probation revoked; sentenced to three years;
•Stephanie Crouch, 25, diversion revoked, sentenced to three years;
•Ethan Shane Newman, 19, trial set for Dec. 11, charged with third degree assault on a police officer, first degree criminal mischief, third degree terroristic threatening, resisting arrest, alcohol intoxication in a public place and harrassment;
•Timothy G. Plowman, 47, pleaded guilty to four charges of wanton endangerment (one of which was amended down from second degree assault); operating a motor vehicle under the influence was dismissed; sentenced to five years;
•Brian Keith Wolfinbarger, 30, was arrested for possible bond violation, tested positive for oxycodone, remanded to custody; he is charged with theft by deception, and theft or receipt of a stolen credit/debit card;
•Denny Farley, diversion violation hearing set for Dec. 4, bench warrant served; charged with second degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking;
•Jackie Bledsoe, 44, probation revocation hearing set for Dec. 4, to produce medical documentation of heart attack;
•Harold Jones, motion for shock probation, overruled;
•Katherine Abney, motion for shock probation, overruled;
•Tim Henry, stipulated to arrest on new charge, probation partially revoked to serve five months;
•John E. Bowman, 33, diversion revocation hearing set for Dec. 4;
•Michael Justin Thacker, probation violation hearing set for Dec. 4;
•Michael W. McKinney, 27, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, diving while license suspended, third or subsequent offense and failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance; sentencing set for Dec. 4; pre-trial investigation ordered;
*Tracey Crowe, 45, pleaded guilty to third degree theft by unlawful taking over $300; sentenced to pre-trial diversion.
The next Estill Circuit Court date is Dec. 4.