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Court term seeing busy first week

January 28, 2011

SDN Staff Reports

The winter term of Circuit Court has already seen a slew of guilty pleas, sentencings and arraignments on Grand Jury indictments in its first few days.
The term opened Monday, and judges Lee Howard, Jim Kitchens and Lee Coleman have all been on the bench this week.
The court term opened after a week’s break from the recent term of the Oktibbeha County Grand Jury, which handed down 204 indictments after considering 271 cases and hearing testimony from 272 witnesses.

Guilty pleas and sentencings

In Circuit Court action through Thursday, the following defendants made guilty pleas and were sentenced or had prior suspended sentences, probation or post-release supervision revoked. They are listed by name, charges, sentence, fines and restitution (any similarities in name to other individuals in the community is purely coincidental):
• Edward Lamar Ware, possession of between 2 and 10 grams of cocaine, burglary of a building, 8 years in prison, $1,500 fine, $6,695.39 in restitution.
• Jennifer Henderson, embezzlement, sentencing set Jan. 31.
• Brian Tamvakis, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, 5 years of probation (on a 20-year suspended sentence), $2,500 fine.
• Tyler Dean Spears, burglary of a business, 5 years of non-adjudicated probation, $400 fine, $653.06 in restitution.
• Debbie Pickle, possession of more than 15 grams of pseudoephedrine with intent to manufacture methamphetamine, 5 years of probation (on a 5-year suspended sentence), $750 fine.
• Miguel A. Chavez, grand larceny, 10 years in prison, $398.30 in restitution to the Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department.
• Joseph B. Pennell, attempted burglary of a dwelling, 5 years of probation and 1 year in the Oktibbeha County Jail (on a 10-year suspended sentence), $1,000 fine.
• Christopher Harrell, sale of less than 30 grams of marijuana, sentencing set for Jan. 31.
• Carlos Lane, grand larceny, 5 years in prison, $1,842.35 in restitution.
• Shanda Edmonds, possession of methamphetamine
precursors, conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, sentencing Feb. 3.
• Anthony Grayer, burglary of a commercial building, 5 years of non-adjudicated probation, $250 fine, $6,695.39 restitution.
• Jason Potts, conspiracy to sell cocaine, sale of cocaine, sale of MDMA (ecstasy), sale of less than 30 grams of marijuana.
• Barron Withers, three counts of sale of less than 30 grams of marijuana, sentencing set for today.
• Robert Boyd, felony shoplifting (third offense), 5 years in prison (sentenced as a habitual offender after five previous convictions on the same charge), $5,000 fine.
• Jon Lee Nunnley, cyberstalking, 2 years of probation (on a 2-year suspended sentence), $5,000 fine.
• Lemichael Reed, burglary of a building, 5 years of probation (on a 7-year suspended sentence), $250 fine, $4,300 restitution.

Suspects arraigned

In Circuit Court action through Thursday, the following suspects were arraigned on various Oktibbeha County Grand Jury indictments and are listed by name, charges, bond and date of next court action (any similarities in name to other individuals in the community is purely coincidental):
• Kristopher Jackson, burglary of an automobile, $5,000 bond, April 20.
• Omar Jordan, possession of marijuana, $10,000 bond, April 21.
• Brian Ingram, grand larceny, $5,000 bond, April 20.
• Karl Baker, grand larceny, $5,000 bond, May 4.
• Eric Outlaw, domestic violence (third offense), $10,000 bond, May 4.
• Corey Brooks, two counts of grand larceny, $10,000 bond, May 5.
• Joshua Luby, aggravated assault, $10,000 bond, April 20.
• James E. Brown, possession of marijuana, $5,000 bond, April 26.
• Cameron Robinson, burglary and larceny of an automobile, $10,000 bond, May 4.
• Johnny Grayer, sale or transfer of cocaine, $10,000 bond, April 19.
• Michael Demorres Moore, possession of between 30 and 250 grams of marijuana, $5,000 bond, April 21.
• Ryan Rieves, burglary of commercial building, $10,000 bond, May 4.
• Deundray Garth, possession of marijuana, $5,000 bond, April 19.
• Chioke Mickens, DUI (third offense), $5,000 bond, April 20.
• Dennis Kilborn, DUI (third offense), fleeing a law enforcement officer, $10,000 bond, April 20.
• Brian Buford, tampering of evidence, $5,000 bond, April 20.
• Chant McCarter, sale or transfer of less than 30 grams of marijuana, $5,000 bond, April 21.
• Eric Bell, burglary of a commercial building, $5,000 bond, May 4.
• Alan Doss, aggravated assault, $15,000 bond, May 2.
• Michael Gregg, DUI (third offense), $10,000 bond, May 4.
• William Fisher Thomas, two counts of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, $21,000, May 3.
• Jeremy Kyle Duke, grand larceny, April 20.
• Kineshia Brown, identity theft, $5,000 bond, April 20.
• Matthew Evans, conspiracy, $10,000 bond, May 5.
• Nicholas Monroe, malicious mischief, possession of a stolen firearm, $15,000 bond, May 4.
• Rechion Randle, two counts of sale or transfer of less than 30 grams of marijuana, $15,000 bond, May 3.
• Ceforrest Hendrix, simple assault on a law enforcement officer, no bond due to revocation, April 21.
• April Barber, conspiracy, $5,000 bond, April 19.
• Justin Harris, three counts of sale or transfer of hydrocodone within 1,500 feet of a church, $15,000 bond, May 3.
• William Criss Taggart, burglary of an automobile, $5,000 bond, May 4.
• Ronald Lashawn Williams, four counts of sale or transfer of marijuana, possession of marijuana, $10,000 bond, May 3.
• Jessie Watson, grand larceny, $5,000 bond, May 4.
Circuit Court proceedings continue today at the Courthouse Annex on West Main Street before recessing until Monday morning.

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