Courthouse 1-3-13

District Court
CIVIL
Filed:
Brennan L. Anderson petitions the court for judicial review of charges by the Department of Revenue and that his driving privileges be reinstated.
Robert J. Feight seeks a judgment in excess of $75,000 from Moly Manufacturing, Inc., Lorraine, Kan. for past and future medical bills, permanent disfigurement, pain and discomfort and for such other orders as the Court deems just and equitable.

LIMITED CIVIL
Settled:
GE Capital Retail Bank received a judgment of $1,918.12 plus costs and interest from Donald Stillabower, Concordia.
Filed:
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $364.05 plus interest and costs from Michael Plush, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $371 plus interest and costs from Adrianne L. Elwood, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of
$382.19 plus interest and costs from Mary Stimaze, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of
$406 plus interest and costs from Iva S. Newton, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of
$504.50 plus interest and costs from Christy Renée Dexter, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of
$854.50 plus interest and costs from Heather L. Dewey, Clyde.
Capital One Bank NA seeks a judgment of $2,289.37 plus interest and costs from Roberta Echenberger, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of
$443.03 plus interest and costs from Valerie Griffin et al, Glasco.
Ford Motor Co. seeks a judgment of $8,518.82 plus interest and costs from David Loyal Padilla et al, Clyde.

TRAFFIC
All subtypes, Dec. 26-Jan. 1
The following people received fines for Speeding: Jason W. Coward, $167; Amber M. Dillon, Brandon S. Fox-Grubb, Carol M. Haase, Jillian M. Milliner, Jeremiah Morrell, Angela M. Odle, Cindy J. Strasser, Zachery M. Wells, Kay A. Zach, $143; Rudolph G. Meo, $248; Sergio Ortiz, $179; Elder Rosales-Sanchez, $191; Rex A. Turner, $530, deferred adjudication; Thomas A. Vollmer, $185.
The following people received $10 fines for failure to wear seat belt: Brandon S. Fox-Grubb, Lisa L. Ratliff, Gary P. Yeager.
Receiving a fine for failure to yield at stop or yield sign, was Lance Joseph Francis, $173.

CRIMINAL
Brandon J. Smith appeared Jan. 2 and was found Guilty and convicted of Unlawful Possession or Consumption of a Cereal Malt Beverage by a Minor. He was sentenced to the custody of the Cloud County Jail for 10 days and ordered to pay a fine of $200 and costs of the action, $98 by Jan. 30, 2013. His sentence shall be suspended upon full payment of all costs and fine. Defendant shall reappear before the Court at 9 a.m., Jan. 30, if all costs and fine are not paid in full. The Court directed the Division of Motor Vehicles to suspend Defendant's driving privileges pursuant  to statute.



NEWS

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SPORTS

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