Cases Heard In Callaway County Court Feb. 28th

The following cases were heard on February 28, 2022, in the Circuit Court of Callaway County, Missouri, Division IV, Honorable Joshua Devine presiding:

Tyler Steven Askam, 26, of Holts Summit, failed to appear in court and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Kimberly Dawn Brown, 32, of Fulton, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine).  Brown admitted that she possessed the drug in February 2020 during a traffic stop.  Brown was a passenger in a vehicle stopped for a traffic offense.  In the course of the stop, the officer smelled marijuana and a search of the vehicle was conducted.  Marijuana, drug paraphernalia and methamphetamine was located and seized by the officer.  Brown admitted that the methamphetamine, which was found in a purse in the vehicle, belonged to her.  The judge pointed out to Brown that she had failed to appear for sentencing, originally scheduled for January, and had also been charged with a new misdemeanor stealing offense while she was out of custody.  The judge sentenced Brown to 4 years in prison.  The case was investigated by the Fulton Police Department.

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Clayton Key Craddock, 37, of Fulton, pleaded guilty to domestic assault in the third degree, kidnapping in the second degree and resisting arrest.  Craddock admitted that he caused physical pain to the female victim when he grabbed her and dragged her, then physically restrained her, during an incident in July 2020.  Deputies were dispatched to a Williamsburg residence at that time to respond to a domestic disturbance.  The female victim reported that Craddock, with whom she had been in a relationship, began arguing with her about his looking through her cell phone.  When the victim attempted to leave, Craddock blocked her way, pushed her down, dragged her to a couch and held her down against her will.  Upon his arrival at the scene, a deputy sheriff observed Craddock leaving in a vehicle and attempted to stop him.  Craddock engaged in a short, high-speed pursuit, before crashing the vehicle and fleeing on foot.  The judge sentenced Craddock to 4 years in prison on the domestic assault charge, 7 years in prison for the kidnapping charge and 4 years in prison for the resisting arrest charge.  The judge suspended execution of the prison sentences and placed Craddock on five years of supervised probation.  In September 2020, deputies were called to Westminster Avenue as Craddock, who had outstanding warrants, was observed in the area.  Craddock admitted that he fled from the deputy and entered a vacant residence to avoid being arrested.  In that case, Craddock pleaded guilty to burglary in the second degree and misdemeanor resisting arrest.  The judge sentenced Craddock to 7 years in prison for the burglary offense but suspended execution of that sentence and placed him on five years of supervised probation.  The judge sentenced Craddock to 120 days in the county jail for the misdemeanor resisting arrest offense.  Both cases were investigated by the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office.

Nicholas Michael Eggert, 30, of Fulton, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance (clonazepam).  Eggert admitted that he possessed the drug in September 2019 when he was arrested on an outstanding warrant.  The judge sentenced Eggert to serve 3 years in prison.  The case was investigated by the Fulton Police Department.

Ashley Elkins, 34, of California (MO), failed to appear in court and a warrant was issued for her arrest.

Erik Glover, 53, of Fulton, failed to appear in court and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Grant Michael Glover, 29, of Jefferson City, failed to appear in court and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Alec Joshua Hamling, 37, of Hanoverton, Ohio, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance (tetrahydrocannabinol).  Hamling admitted that he possessed the drug during a traffic stop in July 2020.  Hamling was stopped for traffic offenses on U.S. Interstate 70 by a trooper.  In the course of the stop, the trooper noted the smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle.  A search of the vehicle led to the discovery and seizure of plant marijuana and THC.  Hamling admitted possessing THC in the form of oil, wax and THC infused edibles.  The judge sentenced Hamling to 3 years in prison but suspended execution of that sentence and placed him on five years of supervised probation.  The case was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Mitchell Eugene Henderson, Sr., 64, of Fulton, pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine and cocaine).  Henderson admitted that he possessed the drugs in February 2021 when they were seized at his residence during execution of a search warrant.  At sentencing, Henderson advised the judge that he had recently completed a substance abuse treatment program.  The judge sentenced Henderson to 4 years in prison on each charge but suspended execution of those sentences and placed him on five years of supervised probation.  The case was investigated by the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office.

Melvin Keith Nunley, 36, of Jefferson City, pleaded guilty to unlawful use of a weapon and receiving stolen property.  Nunley admitted that he possessed a .38 caliber handgun, while also possessing methamphetamine, in July 2019.  Nunley was found in possession of the firearm and drugs when police officers responded to a single motor vehicle crash near the Highway 54 and Highway 63 interchange.  Nunley was the driver of the vehicle and was still in it when officers arrived.  An officer who checked Nunley’s condition found him eating a white powdery substance.  Nunley’s shirt, which had white powder on it, was seized and the powder tested positive for methamphetamine.  The handgun, later determined to have been stolen, was found in the vehicle at Nunley’s feet.  The judge sentenced Nunley to 4 years in prison for the weapon charge and 7 years in prison for the receiving stolen property offense.  The judge suspended execution of both sentences and placed Nunley on five years of supervised probation.  The case was investigated by the Jefferson City Police Department.

Bryan Earl Pepper, 45, of Columbia, pleaded guilty to burglary in the second degree and felony stealing.  Pepper admitted that he burglarized a building at Wildwood Estates in January 2019, stealing a all-terrain vehicle.  The judge sentenced Pepper to 7 years in prison for the offenses.  The case was investigated by the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office.

Kareem Jamal Phillips-Bey, 30, of Springfield, pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a firearm.  Phillips-Bey admitted that he possessed the firearm, a .40 caliber pistol, in June 2021 despite being prohibited from possessing any firearm due to his previous conviction for assault in the second degree in 2013 in Moniteau County.  The firearm was discovered by a deputy sheriff who had stopped a vehicle being operated by Phillips-Bey for speeding on Highway 54.  The judge sentenced Phillips-Bey to 6 years in prison.  The case was investigated by the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office.

Randal Kendal Richmond, 55, of Fulton, pleaded guilty to domestic assault in the second degree, domestic assault in the fourth degree, burglary in the second degree and domestic assault in the third degree.  Richmond admitted that in January 2020, he attempted to cause physical pain to the female victim by pulling her hair and that in April 2020 he caused physical injury to the same victim by striking her in the face.  The judge sentenced Richmond to 90 days in jail for the first incident, a misdemeanor, and 4 years in prison for the second incident.  Richmond also admitted burglarizing a storage unit in September 2020.  The judge sentenced Richmond to 4 years in prison for that offense.  Richmond also admitted that he physically assaulted another female victim in July 2021, striking her in the head.  The judge sentenced Richmond to 4 years in prison for that offense.  The domestic assault cases from January and April 2020 were investigated by the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office.  The burglary and July 2021 domestic assault cases were investigated by the Fulton Police Department.

Keiley Ann Schiller, 28, of Jefferson City, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine).  Schiller admitted that she possessed the drug in September 2021 when a deputy sheriff made contact with her in an unrelated investigation.  The judge placed Schiller on five years of supervised probation.  The case was investigated by the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office.

James William Selph, 39, of Holts Summit, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance (psilocyn).  Selph admitted that he possessed mushrooms containing the hallucinogenic drug psilocyn in June 2021.  Selph was a passenger in a vehicle stopped for a registration violation on Highway 54.  In the course of the stop, a trooper discovered the mushrooms in the vehicle and Selph admitted they belonged to him.  The judge sentenced Selph to 4 years in prison but suspended execution of that sentence and placed him on five years of supervised probation.  The case was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Jason Robert Stack, 45, of Fulton, pleaded guilty to charges of forgery, felony stealing and possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine).  Stack admitted that in January 2019, he possessed a flask of clean urine that he planned to use to submit for purposes of a drug test for the Callaway County Treatment Court program.  Stack was on probation in another case and participating in that program when he was taken into custody for a violation.  At that time, the urine, contained in a flask with tubing, was discovered in his pocket.  Stack also admitted that he attempted to steal the catalytic converter from a vehicle by sawing it off of the vehicle in August 2021.  A deputy sheriff investigated the incident and found fresh saw marks on both ends of the catalytic converter, causing damage to the vehicle but the converter was not removed.  Stack also admitted that he possessed methamphetamine in September 2021.  The drug was found at Stack’s residence during execution of a search warrant.  The judge sentenced Stack to 5 years in prison for the forgery, stealing and drug charges.  Stack was also sentenced to 4 years in prison on charges of tampering with a motor vehicle and property damage.  Stack had been on probation for those offenses, admitted violating probation by committing the new offenses, and the judge revoked it.  The cases were investigated by the Fulton Police Department, Callaway County Sheriff’s Office and MUSTANG Drug Task Force.

Kayla Sue Tripp, 54, of Springfield, failed to appear in court and a warrant was issued for her arrest.