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Circuit Court: Jan. 21, 2010
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Green CountyFelonies• The court Tuesday scheduled a Feb. 25 plea hearing for Brandon S. Richardson, 20, Monroe, who is charged with two counts of driving a vehicle without the owner's consent, both class H felonies, and contributing to the delinquency of a child, a class A misdemeanor.Court records allege he took and drove a woman's car without her permission and was a passenger in the vehicle when it was driven by a 14-year-old male Oct. 30 in Monroe.He faces more than 12 years in prison and up to $30,000 in fines, if convicted.Richardson remains free on a $2,000 signature bond.In a second case, a plea hearing was scheduled for Feb. 25 for a charge of bail jumping.Court records allege he drank alcohol in violation of his bond for the previous case Nov. 14 in Monroe.Bail jumping is a class H felony. He faces up to six years in prison and up to $10,000 in fines, if convicted.He remains free on a $1,000 cash bond.• The court Tuesday entered a not guilty plea and scheduled a Feb. 23 district attorney conference for Christopher R. Phillips, 20, Brodhead, who stood mute to battery to a police officer and two counts of resisting an officer.Court records allege he refused to get out of his car when stopped by officers and kicked an officer in the face Dec. 31 in Brodhead. When he was taken to the police department he struggled with officers when they tried to remove him from the squad car.He is charged with battery to a police officer, a class H felony, and two counts of resisting an officer, a class A misdemeanor.