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Circuit Court 3-3-2010





Sixteenth District Circuit judges James Kitchens and Lee Howard handed down the following sentences in these cases decided during the February term of Lowndes County Circuit Court:



  • Daryl Casey Thomas, of 96 Sunny Lane in Columbus, pleaded guilty to the sale of proporoxyphine. Howard sentenced Thomas to serve six years with the Mississippi Department of Corrections to run consecutive with any other sentence.  


    On the charge of count two, sale of methamphetamine, Thomas pleaded guilty, and the sentence is scheduled to run consecutively with the sentences handed down in counts one and three. 


    On a charge of count three, sale of cocaine, Thomas pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 20 years with the MDOC, with 14 suspended. This sentence runs consecutive with the first two sentencings.  


  • Lee Marvin Poole, of 195 Hobbs Sheffield Drive in Columbus, pleaded guilty to sexual battery. Howard sentenced Poole to serve 30 years with the MDOC, with 16 years suspended. After release, Poole will be on five years supervised probation. 


  • Akeem Davis, of 1106 Fifth Ave. N. in Columbus, pleaded guilty to two counts of sale of cocaine. Howard sentenced Davis to 15 years with MDOC, with 10 suspended and five to serve. The sentence for count two sale of cocaine runs concurrent with the count one sentence.  


  • John Patrick Snyder, of 2400 Cypress St. in Fort Worth, Texas, pleaded guilty to failure to register as a sex offender. Howard sentenced Snyder to two years with the MDOC, then three years supervised probation. 


  • Jonathan E. Moreland of 60009 Summerford Road in Smithville, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. 


    Howard sentenced Moreland to 10 years with the MDOC including one year of house arrest and five years supervised probation after release. 


  • Leslie B. Williamson of 393 Dowdle Drive in Columbus pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine. Howard sentenced Williamson to one year with MDOC. 


    Williamson also pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and was sentenced to serve three years with the MDOC to run concurrent with counts one and three. 


    Additionally, Williamson pleaded guilty to possession of two or more meth precursors, and was sentenced to serve five years with the MDOC, then five years supervised probation.




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