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Court ReportJan. 21, 2015

Court Report


Michael L. Berry, 52, of Richview, was arrested for domestic battery on Oct. 12, 2014, after he allegedly struck a family member in the arm with a broom. At a Jan. 14 court appearance, on a motion of the state, the case was dismissed.

Joshua M. Litteken, 27, of New Athens, was arrested on April 2, 2013, and was charged with obstructing identification, after allegedly furnishing a false name to a law enforcement officer. At a court appearance on January 16, per plea negotiations in related traffic case 2013-TR-871, the case was dropped.

Anthony J. Hillesheim, 27, of Addieville, was arrested on Nov. 29, 2014, and was charged with possession of a hypodermic syringe and needle. He was again arrested on December 18, 2014, and was charged with theft for allegedly stealing a money order worth $200.At a January 15 court date, Hillesheim appeared in the custody of the Sheriff’s Department. Per plea negotiations, he plead guilty to charge and was sentenced to 12 months of court supervision. Fines and costs were assessed in the amount of $765. He was also ordered to complete inpatient treatment under the direction of the probation department.

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