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Circuit court news from Nov. 5, 2020

The following criminal cases were resolved in Clark Circuit Court Nov. 5, 2020, with Judge Jean Chenault Logue presiding.

— Timothy W. McIntosh, first-degree promoting contraband, pleaded guilty, recommended one year; first-degree possession of a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, recommended one year concurrent, probated for three years with long-term treatment; sentencing Dec. 3.

— Alessandro M. English, driving under the influence (fourth offense), sentenced to one year, loss of operator’s license for one year, fined; rear license not illuminated, fine waived; no or expired registration plate, fine waived; possession of open container of alcohol in motor vehicle, dismissed; no or expired registration receipt, fine waived; no tail lamps, fine waived.

— Dustin B. Montgomery, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, recommended one year; possession of drug paraphernalia, pleaded guilty, sentenced to 12 months concurrent; public intoxication, pleaded guilty, recommended 90 days concurrent; sentencing Dec. 3.

— Zachary J. Noble, first-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, pleaded guilty, recommended five years, probated for three years with long-term treatment or drug court; first-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument (five counts), dismissed; receiving stolen property under $500 (two counts), dismissed; sentencing Dec. 3.

— Darrell Thomas Ritchie, probation violation, stipulated to violation, sentence imposed.

— John Kesterman, contempt of court (three counts), stipulated to probation violation, sentencing Nov. 19.

— John Kesterman, probation violation, stipulated to violation, sentencing Nov. 19.

— Travis Kemplin, receiving stolen property over $10,000, pleaded guilty, recommended five years, probated for three years with long-term treatment, sentencing Dec. 3.

— Travis Kemplin, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, recommended one year, concurrent with previous case, probated for three years with long-term treatment; sentencing Dec. 3.

— Travis M. Kemplin, theft by unlawful taking, pleaded guilty, recommended one year concurrent with previous cases, probated for three years with long-term treatment; sentencing Dec. 3.

— Robin Melton, second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, pleaded guilty, recommended one year, probated for three years with long-term treatment, concurrent with Jessamine County sentence; sentencing Dec. 3.

— Matthew Watts, convicted felon in possession of a firearm, pleaded guilty, sentenced to three years, probated for three years with long-term treatment; receiving stolen property, pleaded guilty, recommended one year concurrent.

— Matthew Watts, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, sentenced to one year, concurrent with previous case.

— James B. McMillian, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, sentenced to one year, probated for three years with long-term treatment.

— Matthew Lee Ritchie, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, sentenced to one year, probated for three years, consecutive to Powell County sentence.