|Officials with the Pulaski County Circuit Court have reported the following actions in recent cases:
Yolanda Y. Williams, 44, pleaded innocent on Sept. 1 before Associate Circuit Judge Colin Long to a Dec. 9, 2005 Class C felony charge of possession of a controlled substance, accusing her of possessing cocaine on March. 6, 2005. Judge Long scheduled a Sept. 7 advice-of-counsel hearing, ordered her to personally appear and set her bond at $25,000.
Helena Pham, 22, of Fort Leonard Wood, pleaded innocent on Sept. 1 before Associate Circuit Judge Colin Long to two Class C felony charges, a Dec. 18, 2008 charge of failure to return rented personal property accusing her of having leased a 32-inch LCD TV and home theatre system from Aaron’s Sales and Leasing worth at least $500 and concealing it from the owner on Nov. 18, 2009, and a Sept. 14, 2009 charge of receiving stolen property accusing her of disposing of a Sony PS 3 with one controller, one Blue-Ray movie, PS 2 Games, a Sony camera with case, a Texas Instruments calculator, an IPOD Shuffle, and a PlayStation 3 and game disk worth at least $500 on Oct. 25, 2008 knowing or believing they had been stolen. Judge Long scheduled a Sept. 7 advice-of-counsel hearing on both charges and set her bond on the second charge at $10,000.00.
Sarah Lynn Sagel, 18, of Waynesville, pleaded innocent on Sept. 1 before Associate Circuit Judge Colin Long to an Aug. 26 Class C felony charge of second-degree assault, accusing her of knowingly causing physical injury to a woman on Aug. 25 by means of a dangerous instrument by kicking the victim in the face and head repeatedly. Judge Long scheduled a Sept. 7 advice-of-counsel hearing, ordered her to personally appear and set bond at $25,000.
Michael Richardson, Jr.,31, of St. Robert, pleaded innocent on Sept. 1 before Associate Circuit Judge Colin Long to two Dec. 31, 2009 charges, a Class C felony of unlawful possession of a concealable firearm and Class D felony of unlawful use of a weapon, accusing him of knowingly possessing a loaded silver and brown Raven Arm .35 caliber handgun while intoxicated, having previously pleaded guilty on Nov. 3, 2006, within the previous five years, to the dangerous felony of stealing and receiving a state prison sentence. Judge Long scheduled a Sept. 28 preliminary hearing with an advice of counsel hearing set for an unspecified date.
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