Sumner County Court Docket: Aug. 2, 2013 reportAugust 02, 2013 Cueball
by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — The following are a list of criminal court complaints recently filed by the Sumner County Attorney’s office.
These are formal charges introduced into the Sumner County District Court system. The suspects listed in the complaint have not been tried by a judge or jury. All citizens are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Vincent Myers, born in 1975, of 1001 Shadylane in Wellington was charge with possession of methamphetamine, a level 5 drug felony; and possession of drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor.
On May 24, 2013, Myers allegedly was found to have a baggie containing a small amount of methamphetamine in his pocket.
Dustin Smith, born in 1982, of Bryan Texas was charged with burglary of a dwelling, a level 7 felony; and theft, a Class A misdemeanor.
Smith is accused of climbing through a window at a home residence on 120th Ave. near Mulvane with the intent to commit a felony theft. He allegedly stole a $3 carton of grape juice. He was then allegedly arrested as he exited the residence with the grape juice. He was ordered to take an “order to determine competency” evaluation at the Sumner Mental Health Center in Wellington to determine if the defendant can stand trial.
Danny Laytham Jr., born in 1982, of Wichita was charged with theft, a level 9 felony of property valued over $1,000 but less than $25,000.
According to the docket, Laytham took a blue and black Mizuno golf bag, a set of Mizuno irons golf clubs, a Taylor Made driver golf club, and TaylorMade Woods golf clubs at the Kansas Star Casino on June 6 in hopes of depriving the owner of $1,827 worth of golf equipment.
Leticia Lopez, born in 1993, of Wichita was charged with theft of lost or mislaid property, a Class A misdemeanor.
Allegedly on June 30, Lopez came into possession of a black IPhone 5 at the McDonald’s Service Station in Belle Plaine, and knew the owner of the device. She failed to take reasonable measures to return the phone to the owner and intended to keep it, the court complaint said.
Christopher Stewart, born in 1968, of 316 North B, Wellington was charged with criminal damage to property, a level 9 felony; domestic battery, a Class B misdemeanor; and criminal damage to property, a Class B misdemeanor.
According to the complaint, on May 19, 2013, Stewart broke the rear window of an alleged victim’s 2000 Chevy Cavalier by throwing a stone through the window causing about $1,490 worth of damage.
Stewart is then accused of angrily pushing, hitting and kicking a household member during the argument. He is also accused of knocking holes in the foot chest at the end of the bed with a liquor bottle. He also allegedly broke a picture frame, a mirror, a window, and a door jam in the house valued at $350.
Leland Sturgill, born in 1952, of Chocktaw, Okla. was charged with manipulating lottery facility game, a level 8 felony.
Sturgill is accused of intentionally manipulating the outcome by adding and removing chips to his wager after the roll of the dice was completed at the Kansas Star Casino.
Larry Milton, Jr., born in 1990 of Arkansas City was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class A misdemeanor; possession of marijuana, a Class A misdemeanor; and speeding, a traffic infraction.
Milton is accused of having marijuana and rolling paper after being stopped for driving 72 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone on South Oliver Road in Sumner County on July 7, 2013.
Tanya Pettegrew, born in 1974, of 412 S. Sumner Apartment B in Oxford was charged with domestic battery, a Class B misdemeanor.
Pettegrew is accused of knowingly causing physical contact with a household member in a rude, insulting manner on July 21, 2013.
Dustin Lamb, born in 1980, of 308 N. Webb in Caldwell was charged with aggravated battery, a level 7 felony.
He is accused of intentionally causing bodily harm to another person in a matter that could cause bodily harm, disfigurement or death on July 21, 2013.
Kevin Deloria, born in 1983, of Wellington was charged with possession of marijuana, a class A misdemeanor; three counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, class A misdemeanors; and disorderly conduct, a Class C misdemeanor.
On July 17, 2013, Deloria is accused of having marijuana, two pill bottles, a brown pipe and a corn cob pipe. He is also accused of engaging in noisy conduct which would alarm, anger or disturb others or provoke an assault or other breach of the peace.
Aarika Sandy, born in 1988, of Haysville was charged with sale of narcotics within 1,000 feet of a school, a level 3 felony; and sale of narcotic, a level 4 drug felony.
On August 10, 2012, Sandy is accused of distributing 20 Lortabs containing the narcotic hydrocodone to a confidential informant for $70 while in a parked car in the 200 block of Prather in Mulvane which is 1,000 feet from the Mulvane Cowley Community College campus.
Then on Oct. 21, 2012 at the Kansas Star Casino parking lot, she is accused of unlawfully distributing 10 Lortabs to a confidential informant in exchange for $40.
Sarah Harlan, born in 1982, of Mulvane was charged with domestic battery, a Class B misdemeanor; and disorderly conduct, a Class C misdemeanor.
Harlan is accused of causing physical contact in a rude manner to a household member while also screaming and cussing at him on July 15, 2013.
Raul Reyes-Hernandez, born in 1969, of Wichita was charged with driving while suspended or revoked, a class A misdemeanor offense; and interference with law enforcement, a Class A misdemeanor.
Reyes-Hernandez is accused of driving a motor vehicle when his privileges were suspended. He then provided false information about his name to the deputy making the arrest.
John Mathews, born in 1960, of Caldwell, was charged with two counts of disorderly conduct, Class C misdemeanors; and domestic violence, a Class B misdemeanor.
According to the complaint, Mathews screamed and cussed at two people with offensive, obscene and abusive language.
Wilson Ellis, born in 1965, of Wellington, was charged with harassment by telecommunication device, a Class A misdemeanor; disorderly conduct, a Class C misdemeanor; and domestic battery, a Class B misdemeanor.
Ellis is accused of using his cell phone to send a text to an alleged victim stating “I’m going to kick your ass,” after an argument at his residence and when she was going home to her house.
Ellis also then allegedly went to her residence and angrily kicked a trash can while yelling at her in an abusive manner. He is also accused of pushing the owner of the residence away from her dog. He then grabbed her dog, and threatened he was going to take it away to kill it.
Joseph Richards, born in 1994, of Wellington was charged with aggravated battery, a level 8 felony; battery, a level B misdemeanor; and battery, a class B misdemeanor.
Richards is accused of striking an alleged victim twice on the head with an expandable baton. He also is accused of shoving that person. He then is accused of punching another person in the back with his fist when she tried to calm down the argument.
Ruben Salazar, born in 1968, of Caldwell, who is homeless, was charged with possession of marijuana, a Class A misdemeanor; possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class A misdemeanor.
Salazar is accused on July 8 of possessing marijuana and a glass tube.
Levi Lane, born in 1979, of Wellington was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class A misdemeanor; and possession of methamphetamine, a level 5 drug felony.
Lane is accused on June 29, 2013, of possessing a straw with white crystal substance in the passenger seat underneath his right leg, a tourniquet and the top of a hypodermic needle inside a blue metal container in the vehicle for which he was a passenger.
John Sexton, born in 1989, of Wellington was charged with aggravated burglary, a level 5 felony; and theft, a level 9 non-person felony property valued over $1,000.
Sexton is accused of entering a building without authority with intent to commit a theft of a 2005 beige Chevrolet Malibu with the intent to deprive the owner(s) on 814 West 8th Street in Wellington of said property valued of more than $1,000 but less than $25,000.
Lars Bergman, born in 1985, of South Haven was charged with failure to wear a seatbelt, a traffic infraction; no proof of insurance, a Class A misdemeanor; driving in violation of restrictions, a misdemeanor; possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class A misdemeanor; and possession of narcotic drugs, a level 5 drug felony.
Bergman is accused on June 29, 2013, of failing to wear a seatbelt properly, being unable to display a liability insurance card; and unlawfully operating a vehicle that did not come equipped with an ignition interlock device because of his driver’s license restrictions.
He then allegedly unlawfully possessed drug paraphernalia to-wit a copper spoon containing white powder, a hypodermic needle loaded with brownish liquid inside altoids can, straw containing white crystal substance, and;l blue metal container containing two hypodermic needles.
Bergman is also accused of possessing a narcotic drug: two Alprazolam pills, oval shaped with GG257 stamped on them, other than authorized by law.
Brittany Myers, born in 1988, of Wellington was charged with possession of Xanax, a Class A misdemeanor; and driving while suspended or revoked, a Class B misdemeanor.
Myers is accused on June 26, 2013 of possessing Xanax other than what was authorized in the Kansas Controlled Substances Act. She was also driving on a highway when her privilege to do so was either canceled, suspended or revoked.
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