In April 2 Issue
Several people entered guilty pleas Monday during Russell Circuit Court, according to circuit court records.
Roberto Alvarez-Gomez, who was charged with murder, entered a guilty plea to second degree manslaughter. Commonwealth Attorney Matthew Leveridge recommended that Alvarez-Gomez serve an 8-year prison sentence. Alvarez-Gomez was charged with stabbing another person after an altercation at a mobile home park located outside of Russell Springs in June 2009.
Also, Jonathan Aaron entered a guilty plea to second degree rape and second degree sodomy. Leveridge recommended Aaron receive a 10-year sentence, with five years in prison and the other five years probated for a 5-year period.
Two persons entered guilty pleas to meth charges at Monday's proceedings as well.
Michael Kerr entered guilty pleas to two counts of manufacturing meth. It was recommended that Kerr receive a 15 year sentence on those charges and he was ordered to report to jail following the proceedings.
Douglas Dix entered a guilty plea to the amended charge of conspiracy to manufacture meth. Leveridge recommended that Dix serve seven years in prison.
Sentencing for all four will be April 25 in Russell Circuit Court, according to Circuit Clerk Tony Kerr.