The Verdict: Circuit Court rundown 3-21-14

March 21, 2014 11:11:53 AM

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The following cases were heard in the recent Circuit Court term: 

 

 

 

Judge Jim Kitchens: 

 

  • Derrick Ryan Allen was charged with burglary of a dwelling. His post-release supervision was revoked and he was sentenced to serve five years in MDOC. 

     

  • Cassie Deann Baker was charged with embezzlement. Her probation was modified and she was sentenced to attend and complete a sentence in a restitution center. If she pays half of the restitution, she can come back before the court. MDOC's restitution center program provides an alternative to incarceration for minimal risk offenders who are in need of a more structured environment. Residents serving time in a restitution center are referred to as residents. Residents who qualify for the restitution center program are required to work and pay full or partial payments to crime victims. Residents also have to pay room and board fees ($10 per day), court fees and establish a savings account. Residents are required to serve a minimum of 40 hours of free community service.  

     

  • Brandon Tyre Brooks pleaded guilty to malicious mischief. He was sentenced to five years in MDOC; five years suspended; five years probation; $300 fine; and $500 restitution. 

     

  • Dante Butler was charged with possession of cocaine. His post-release supervision was partially revoked and he was sentenced to five years in MDOC. 

     

  • John Ross Chism pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of methamphetamine. He was sentenced to four years probation on each count to run concurrent; $1,000 fine; and $500 restitution. 

     

  • Michelle Clay pleaded guilty to two counts of fraudulent use of an ID. She was sentenced to five years probation of each count to run concurrent; $1,000 fine; and $1,329.49 restitution. Three counts of identity theft were retired to the files based her guilty pleas. 

     

  • Darius Ilrurm Frierson pleaded guilty to grand larceny. He was sentenced to 10 years in MDOC; 10 years suspended; five years probation; and a $300 fine. 

     

  • Devirio Frierson was charged with failure to register as a sex offender. The charge was not pursued. 

     

  • Jeffrey W. Gaffnea was charged with four counts of possession of a controlled substance. The charges were remanded to Municipal Court. 

     

  • Kathryn R. Giles was charged with embezzlement. Her post-release supervision was modified and she was sentenced to attend and complete a sentence in a restitution center. 

     

  • Ashley Marie Gillian pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine. She was sentenced to serve one year in MDOC; three years post-release supervision; $250 fine; and $250 restitution. A charge of child endangerment was retired to the files based on her guilty plea. 

     

  • Tevin Guyton pleaded guilty to felony fleeing from a law enforcement officer. He was sentenced to five years in MDOC; five years suspended; five years probation; and a $500 fine. 

     

  • Rickey Lamar Harrison pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine. He was sentenced to eight years in MDOC; and a $250 fine. Charges of manufacture of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine precursors and possession of methamphetamine were retired to the files based on his guilty plea. 

     

  • Courtney Michelle Hendricks pleaded guilty to embezzlement. She was sentenced to 10 years in MDOC; 10 years suspended; fie years probation; and $16,069 restitution. 

     

  • Blakus Franshaw Hendrix was charged with sexual battery. His post-release supervision was revoked and he was sentenced to five years in MDOC. 

     

  • Joshua Pierre Jennings was charged with burglary of a building. His probation was revoked and he was sentenced to seven years in MDOC. 

     

  • Angela Speed Jones pleaded guilty to felony shoplifting. She was sentenced to five years in MDOC; one year house arrest; four years post-release supervision; and a $500 fine. A charge of directing a youth to commit a felony was retired to the files based on her guilty plea. 

     

  • Larry Jones Sr. pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence. He was sentenced to two years in MDOC; and a $3,000 fine. Charges of the sale of cocaine and possession of cocaine were retired to the file based on his guilty plea. 

     

  • Sharonna S. Lang pleaded guilty to felony false pretense. She was sentenced to three years probation; and a $100 fine. 

     

  • Jonathan Henry Marshall pleaded guilty to grand larceny. He was sentenced to 10 years in MDOC; five years suspended; five years to serve; five years post-release supervision; $200 fine; and $800 restitution. The sentence is to run concurrent with any other sentences he is already serving. 

     

  • Joseph Mayne pleaded guilty to tampering with a witness. He was sentenced to two years in MDOC; and $2,500 restitution. A charge of malicious mischief was retired to the files based on his guilty plea. 

     

  • Henry Mays pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine. He was sentenced to three years in MDOC; five years post-release supervision; a $400 fine; and $250 restitution. 

     

  • Myeshia Meady pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana. She was sentenced to eight years in MDOC; eight years suspended; five years probation; a $500 fine; and $250 restitution. 

     

  • Angela O'Toole pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine. She was sentenced to four years in MDOC; four years suspended; four years probation; a $250 fine; and $250 restitution. Transferred to Alabama. Two charges of possession of methamphetamine precursors and child abuse were retired to the files based on her guilty plea. 

     

  • Carlos Antonio Oden pleaded guilty to felony shoplifting-more than $500. He was sentenced to five years in MDOC; four years suspended; one year to serve; four years post-release supervision; and a $250 fine. 

     

  • Jerry Jermaine Payne was charged with felony shoplifting. The charges were retired to the files. 

     

  • Marco Sanchez Rice pleaded guilty to the sale of cocaine. He was sentenced to 15 years in MDOC; nine years suspended; six years to serve; five years post-release supervision; and a $5,000 fine. A second charge of the sale of cocaine was retired to the files based on his guilty plea. 

     

  • Jennifer Dawn Rodgers pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine. She was sentenced to four years in MDOC; one year house arrest; three years post-release supervision; a $250 fine; and $250 restitution. A charge of possession of methamphetamine precursors was retired to the files based on her guilty plea. 

     

  • Kenneth Earl Logan Rodgers pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine. He was sentenced to eight years in MDOC; two years house arrest; five years post-release supervision; a $500 fine; and $250 restitution. Additional charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine precursors and child abuse were retired to the files based on his guilty plea. 

     

  • Robert Sanders pleaded guilty to possession of stolen property. He was sentenced to five years in MDOC; five years suspended; five years probation; and a $500 fine. 

     

  • Lonnie Washington Shinn was found guilty by a jury of taking a motor vehicle. He was sentenced to 10 years in MDOC; three years suspended; seven years to serve; three years post-release supervision; and a $1,000 fine. 

     

  • Jamarquis Antjuan Summerville pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine. He was sentenced to 16 years in MDOC; 16 years suspended; five years probation; a $500 fine; and $250 restitution. 

     

  • Andy Shea Thomas pleaded guilty to conspiracy to take a motor vehicle. He was sentenced has a habitual offender to five years in MDOC. Charges of grand larceny and taking of a motor vehicle were retired to the files based on his guilty plea. 

     

  • Jessica Lynn Vance pleaded guilty to possession of meperidine. She was sentenced to five years probation; and a $500 fine. A charge of possession of methamphetamine was retired to the files based on her guilty plea. 

     

  • Karah Walters was charged with possession of stolen property. The case was remanded to Justice Court. 

     

  • Quinn Martez Wiley was charge with aggravated assault. His post-release supervision was revoked and he was sentenced to five years in MDOC; and to have psychological medical treatment. 

     

  • Darryl Leeandre Williams pleaded guilt to possession of cocaine. He was sentenced to eight years in MDOC; five years suspended; three years to serve; five years post-release supervision; a $500 fine; and $250 restitution. 

     

  • Jeremy Williams pleaded guilty to felony fleeing. He was sentenced to five years in MDOC; five years suspended; five years probation; and a $500 fine. 

     

  • Jeremy Wilson pleaded guilty to tampering with physical evidence. He was sentenced to two years in MDOC; and a $500 fine. A charge of fleeing from a law officer was retired to the files based on his guilty plea. 

     

  • Bobby Yearby pleaded guilty to shoplifting -third. He was sentenced to five years in MDOC; and a $200 fine. 

     

  • Nicole M. Young was charged with hindering prosecution. The case was remanded to Justice Court. 

     

     

     

    Judge Lee Coleman: 

     

  • Lauren K. Anderson was charged with identity theft. The case was remanded to Justice Court. 

     

  • Andrew Ray Barksdale was charged with the sale of cocaine. The case was dismissed. 

     

  • Quinton Lance Belk was charged with two counts of possession of a weapon by a convicted felon. The charges were retired to the files. 

     

  • Aubrey Lee Bell Jr. pleaded guilty to the sale of marijuana. He was sentenced to three years in MDOC; two years suspended; one year to serve; two years post-release supervision; and a $1,200 fine. A charge of possession of marijuana was retired to the files based on his guilty plea. 

     

  • Crystal Adair Bosch pleaded guilty to two counts of uttering forgery. On each count she was sentenced to 15 years in MDOC; 15 years suspended; five years probation; and a $1,200 fine. Six additional counts of uttering forgery and a charge of possession of methadone were retired to the files based on her guilty pleas. 

     

  • Stanley Braddock was charged with burglary of a building. The charge was reduced to trespassing and the case was remanded to Municipal Court. 

     

  • Elizabeth N. Burnett was charged with three counts of transferring forged prescriptions. The charges were retired to the files. 

     

  • Leah Megan O'Callaghan Clark was charged with domestic violence-third offense. The charges were not pursued.  

     

  • Kirby Donovan Dies pleaded guilty to burglary of a building. He was sentenced to seven years in MDOC; and $1,260 restitution. Two charges of possession of methamphetamine precursors, three charges of possession of methamphetamine, two charges of manufacturing methamphetamine were retired to the files based on his guilty plea. 

     

  • Michael Garrett pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana. He was sentenced to fie years probation; and a $2,400 fine. A charge of possession of MDMA (Ecstacy) was retired to the files based on his guilty plea. 

     

  • Ommartha Haney pleaded guilty to two counts of the sale of cocaine. He was sentenced to 12 years in MDOC; five years post-release supervision; and a $1,200 fine. Two additional charges for the sale of cocaine were retired to the files based on his guilty plea. 

     

  • Jim Wayne Hawkins pleaded guilty to burglary of a shed. He was sentenced to seven years in MDOC; seven years suspended; five years probation; a $1,200 fine; and $5,500 restitution. A charge of burglary of a dwelling was retired to the files base don his guilty plea. 

     

  • Jeremy Deangelo Hendricks was found guilty of possession of marijuana. He was sentenced to three years in MDOC. 

     

  • Tavarcus Venquez Holt pleaded guilty to the sale of cocaine. He was sentenced to 10 years in MDOC; six years suspended; four years to serve; five years post-release supervision; and a $1,200 fine. 

     

  • Raymond Lamar Humphries pleaded guilty to failing to register as sex offender. He was sentenced to five years in MDOC; four years suspended; one year to serve; four years post-release supervision; and a $1,200 fine. 

     

  • Timothy D. Jenkins pleaded guilty to DUI-third offense. He was sentenced to four years in MDOC; and a $2,000 fine. He also pleaded guilty to the sale of cocaine. He was sentenced to 12 years in MDOC; five years suspended; seven years to serve; five years post-release supervision; and a $5,000 fine. The sentences are to run concurrent. 

     

  • Faye Malkawi pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine. She was sentenced to four years in MDOC; and a $1,200 fine. 

     

  • Tanga Denece McClinton was charged with possession of cocaine. Her probation was revoked and she was sentenced to four years in MDOC. 

     

  • Anthony O'Neal was charged with burglary of an automobile. He was found guilty and sentenced to seven years in MDOC. 

     

  • Cierra Randle pleaded guilty to grand larceny. She was sentenced to 10 years in MDOC; 10 years suspended; five years probation; a $1,200 fine; and $240 restitution. 

     

  • Marcus Darnell Rhone was charged with possession of marijuana. His probation was revoked and he was sentenced to serve one year in the Lowndes County Jail. 

     

  • Kelvin L. Robinson pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana with intent. He was sentenced to five years in MDOC; five years house arrest; and a $2,400 fine. 

     

  • Robert Rogers pleaded guilty to uttering forgery. He was sentenced to two years in MDOC; five years post-release supervision; a $1,200 fine; and $3,890.05 restitution. 

     

  • Alisha Lache Simmons was charged with simple assault on a school official. The charge was reduced to misdemeanor simple assault and the case was remanded to Justice Court. 

     

  • Stefanie Warren pleaded guilty to possession of oxycodone. She was sentenced to five years in MDOC; five years suspended; five years probation; and a $1,200 fine. 

     

  • Cedrick Whitley pleaded guilty to receiving stolen property. He was sentenced to pay a $100 fine. A charge of capital murder was not pursued. 

     

     

     

    Judge Lee Howard: 

     

  • Cory Beard was found guilty of three counts of burglary of an automobile. On each count he was sentenced to five years in MDOC; and he must complete long term alcohol and drug rehabilitation program. Sentences are to run concurrent. 

     

  • Marvin Beasley pleaded guilty to embezzlement. He was sentenced to five years probation; and a $500 fine. 

     

  • Devail Ferguson pleaded guilty to possession of stolen property. He was sentenced to 10 years in MDOC; three years suspended; seven years to serve; three years post-release supervision; and a $750 fine. Two additional charges of possession of stolen property were retired to the files based on his guilty plea. 

     

  • Kelly Marie Gladney was charged with conspiracy to commit a felony. Her probation was partially revoked and she was sentenced to serve 18 days. 

     

  • Toriano Tyrone Green was charged with domestic violence-third offense. His post-release supervision was revoked and he was sentenced to five years in MDOC. 

     

  • Franklin Derrel Hargrove was charged with possession of cocaine. His probation was revoked and he was sentenced to eight years in MDOC. 

     

  • Forrest Chandler Hatcher pleaded guilty to domestic violence-third offense. He was sentenced to 10 years in MDOC; 10 years suspended; five years probation; and a $500 fine. He was also ordered to have no contact with his father during his probation period. 

     

  • Dearius Hayes pleaded guilty to one count of the sale of cocaine and one count of the sale of marijuana. On the cocaine charge, he was sentenced to 25 years in MDOC; 13 years suspended; 12 years to serve; five years post-release supervision; and a $5000 fine. On the marijuana charge, he was sentenced to three years in MDOC. The sentences are to run concurrent. Additional charges of the sale of cocaine, the sale of marijuana and the sale of MDMA (Ecstasy) were retired to the file based on his guilty pleas. 

     

  • Jamal Dewonta Hicks was charged with possession of marijuana. His probation was revoked and he was sentenced to six years in MDOC. 

     

  • Justin D. Hill was charged with aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer. His post-release supervision was modified and he was sentenced to attend and complete a sentence in restitution center. After completing the sentence, he is to return to the court for further consideration. 

     

  • David Ray Keating was charged with aggravated assault, His probation was partially revoked and he was sentenced to five years in MDOC; and ordered to attend and complete a long term alcohol and drug rehabilitation program. 

     

  • Hazel Jordan Kelser was charged with possession of amphetamine. The charge was not pursued. 

     

  • Omar Sirdeek Savors Moody was charged with aggravated assault. His post-release supervision was revoked and he was sentenced to serve five years in MDOC. 

     

  • Jennifer Morrison was charged with the sale of alprazolam (Xanax.) She was sentenced to 15 years in MDOC; 10 years suspended; five years to serve; five years post-release supervision; and a $1,000 fine. A charge of child abuse was retired to the files based on her guilty plea. 

     

  • Jerry Shondale Nance was charged with aggravated assault. His post-release supervision was partially revoked and he was sentenced to 30 days in the Lowndes County Jail. 

     

  • Eli Orr III pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance while in jail. He was sentenced to three years in MDOC. The sentence is to run concurrent with any other sentences he is already serving. 

     

  • Ronagal Lamar Outlaw II was charged with second degree murder. He was sentenced to 20 years in MDOC. 

     

  • Rebecca Ann Pierce pleaded guilty to possession of amphetamine. She was sentenced to 10 years in MDOC; one year house arrest; five years post-release supervision; and a $1,000 fine. 

     

  • Benjamin Davis Ray was charged with two counts of burglary of an automobile. His probation was revoked and he was sentenced to serve seven years in MDOC; and to attend and complete a sentence in a long term alcohol and drug rehabilitation program. 

     

  • Henry L. Scott pleaded guilty to DUI-third offense. He was sentenced to five years in MDOC; one year house arrest; four years post-release supervision; and a $2,000 fine. 

     

  • Jesse Stephen Shelton pleaded guilty to failing to register as a sex offender. He was sentenced to five years in MDOC; four years suspended; one year to serve. 

     

  • Jimmy Shinn was found guilty by a jury of taking a motor vehicle. He was sentenced to 10 years in MDOC; three years suspended; seven years to serve; three years post-release supervision; and a $1,000 fine. 

     

  • Levertis Stewart was charged with aggravated assault-domestic violence. The charges were dismissed because the victim did not want to go forward with charges. 

     

  • Jason Stroud was charged with taking a motor vehicle. The charge was dismissed. 

     

  • Joe Taylor was charged with failing to register as a sex offender. His post-release supervision was revoked and he was sentenced to four years in MDOC. 

     

  • Danielle Brooke Tenney pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine. She was sentenced to five years in MDOC; five years suspended; five years probation; and a $500 fine. A charge of burglary of an auto was retired to the files based on her guilty plea. 

     

  • Randy Wayne Thompson pleaded guilty to one count of possession of oxycodone and one count of possession of morphine. On each count, he was sentenced to four years in MDOC; one year house arrest; three years post-release supervision; and a $500 fine. The sentences are to run concurrent. A charge of possession of a controlled substance while in jail was retired to the files based on his guilty plea. 

     

  • Marvin E. Washington pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine. He was sentenced to five years probation; and a $750 fine. 

     

  • Michael Williams was charged with aggravated assault. His post-release supervision was revoked and he was sentenced to five years in MDOC. 

     

  • Justin Cory Wilson pleaded guilty to possession of benzylpiperazine with intent. He was sentenced to 20 years in MDOC; 20 years suspended; five years probation; and a $5,000 fine. A charge of possession of cocaine with intent was retired to the files based on his guilty plea. 

     

  • Tyommo Wilson was charged with possession of MDMA (Ecstasy) and possession of cocaine. His post-release supervision was modified and he was sentenced to serve six months in the Lowndes County Jail on each charge. Sentences are to run concurrent and he is to get credit for time served.