Officials with the Pulaski County Circuit Court have reported the following actions in recent cases:
Michael S. York, 45, of Waynesville, appeared with his attorney, Mark Prugh, and waived an April 15 preliminary hearing before Associate Circuit Judge Greg Warren on three Class C felony charges of receiving stolen property accusing him of retaining three groups of property on March 30, consisting of a Bosch Bulldox Xtreme hammer drill, a Dewalt circular saw, two rubberized mop buckets, two rolls of red PVC tape, two mops, three Swiffer sweeps and one box of extra-large Swiffer sweeps heads; four hammers, one 16-gallon shop vac, a Hoover Encore Supreme upright vacuum, two 50-foot extension cords, three yard rakes and two Dewalt 18-volt cordless drills; and a Makita palm sander, two Grizzley 18-volt drills, a 50-foot flex seal hose, a Simar utility pump, four large caulk guns, one small caulk gun, two mag floats, two steel finish trowels, a Milwaukee Sawzall, a 50-foot air hose and a paint brush, each of the three groups worth at least $500, knowing or believing them to have been stolen. Judge Warren bound the case over to circuit court for a May 6 arraignment.
Daniel J. Gaines, 24, of Crocker, appeared with the public defender and waived an April 15 preliminary hearing before Judge Warren on a Class C felony charge of receiving stolen property accusing him of retaining personal tools on March 29 including but not limited to a Grizzly H8191 power washer, propane tanks and torch, and various hand tools worth at least $500, knowing or believing them to have been stolen. Judge Warren bound the case over to circuit court for a May 6 arraignment.
Edward E. Jennings, 54, of St. Robert, appeared with his attorney, Tom Florek, and waived an April 15 preliminary hearing before Judge Warren on a Class B felony charge of sale of a controlled substance accusing him of selling cocaine to an undercover Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper on April 23, 2007. Judge Warren bound the case over to circuit court for an April 20 arraignment.
Carmen L. Hayes, 19, of Waynesville, pleaded innocent on April 15 to a Class B felony charge of first-degree burglary accusing her of entering an apartment in the Brookview Apartments of Waynesville on April 13 for the purpose of committing an assault and threatened immediate physical injury to a woman in the apartment. Associate Circuit Judge Colin Long scheduled the case for advice of counsel on April 21 and ordered her to personally appear.