Judge Robert L. Koffman Hears Crime Cases Monday
Afternoon Crime Reports From Judge Robert L. Koffman’s Courtroom
63-year-old Sedalia woman pleads guilty of possession of a controlled substance
On Monday 63-year-old Edith Barefield of Sedalia pleaded guilty to a possession of a controlled substance charge in Judge Robert L. Koffman’s Courtroom. According to court documents Barefield was found with cocaine in her purse during a traffic stop on April the 3rd. She was sentenced to 4-years in prison.
22-year old Sedalia man sentenced to 3 years for possession of Meth
Judge Koffman sentenced 22-year-old Christopher Clough to 3-years in prison on a charge of possession of a controlled substance Monday. The charge reportedly was the result of police finding Methamphetamine in Clough’s pocket on September the 5th of last year.
Republic man sentenced to prison for possession and shoplifting charges
On Monday Judge Robert L. Koffman sentenced 35-year-old Richard Gilmore of Republic to 4-years in prison on a charge of possession of a controlled substance- Methamphetamine, and 30 days in jail for a shoplifting charge.
Domestic assault charges gets a Sedalia man 5-years probation and community service
37-year-old Willie Ivy Jr. pleaded guilty to domestic assault 2nd degree in Judge Koffman’s Courtroom Monday. The charge stemmed from an incident on the 29th of June, when Ivy admitted he broke a window during an argument with his girlfriend, causing her to sustain several cuts. Koffman sentenced Ivy to 5-years probation, with the requirement that he have no contact with the victim, and perform 120 hours of Community service work.
Knob Noster man pleads guilty to possession of a controlled substance
Judge Koffman sentenced 28-year-old Chad Keckler of Knob Noster to 4-years in prison, after Keckler pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of a controlled substance. According to court documents Keckler was arrested when Sedalia police officers found Methamphetamine in his pocket, after arresting him on an outstanding warrant.
28-year-old Sedalia man sentenced for tampering with evidence
28-year-old Christopher Klein of Sedalia pleaded guilty to tampering with physical evidence Monday in Judge Robert L. Koffman’s courtroom, and was sentenced to 240 days in jail. The charge stemmed from a November 2nd traffic stop, where Klein admittedly tried to conceal a baggie of Methamphetamine a passenger handed him. Klein was also sentenced to serve a concurrent sentence of 30 days for a domestic assault charge.
Windsor woman sentenced Monday on traffic related charges
On Monday 48-year-old Lisa Kolstad of Windsor pleaded guilty to driving while revoked, a charge that was a felony due to three prior convictions on the same charge. Judge Koffman suspended execution of a 4-year sentence, and placed the defendant on 5-years probation, with the requirements, that Kolstad serve 90-days in jail as shock detention, and perform 120 hours of Community Service Work.