Sumner County Court Docket: June 20, 2013 report

first_img by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — The following are a list of criminal court complaints recently filed by the Sumner County Attorney’s office.These are formal charges introduced into the Sumner County District Court system. The suspects listed in the complaint have not been tried by a judge or jury. All citizens are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.` •••••Dale Church, born in 1938, of Wellington was charged with assault, a Class C misdemeanor; and disorderly conduct, a Class C misdemeanor.Church is accused of placing a woman in immediate bodily harm when she refused to cash a check without the signature of his wife, even after she refused to give permission to allow him to do so. According to the complaint, Church became angry and yelled cuss words at the woman, who feared he was going to come across the counter and possibly hurt her. Allegedly, Church called her a “useless whore.”•••••Timothy Baker, born in 1970, of Wichita was charged with possession of methamphetamine, a level 5 drug felony; and four counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, Class A misdemeanors.According to the complaint, on June 12 at the Kansas Star Casino, Baker had possession of methamphetamine inside plastic baggies and a plastic straw, located in his vehicle, a Ford Mustang.Also found in his possession were two glass smoking pipes; a white sock with intent to store a controlled substance; and multiple baggies with intent to use them to store controlled substances.•••••Christopher Asbury, born in 1993, of Wellington, was charged with aggravated battery, a level 7 felony; aggravated assault, a level 7 felony; disorderly conduct, a Class C misdemeanor; and criminal threat, a level 9 felony.Asbury is accused of going to 712 E. 4th in Wellington at about 7:30 p.m. on June 13. He approached a woman with a baseball bat and horizontally extended it during an argument with enough force to leave a mark or bruise on her.He allegedly then hurled profanities at her as he extended the bat – poking at her. She then struck him and he took an aggressive swinging stance with her bat and she feared he was preparing to strike her hard with it.After more abusive language, the complaint said he retreated to his vehicle because the police were being called or because another person was responding to defend the woman. As he was doing so he threatened that he was going to get his gun and would be back to shoot up the house.•••••Dalton Bernardi, born in 1991, of Choctaw, Okla. was charged with driving under the influence, a Class B misdemeanor; possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class A misdemeanor; and possession of marijuana, a Class A misdemeanor.Bernardi is accused of on May 31, of operating a motor vehicle with a breath alcohol concentration of .08 or more. Law enforcement also found a pipe and marijuana in his possession during the arrest.last_img

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