Courthouse records: Sept. 17-23

Published 12:01am Monday, September 24, 2012

Natchez Municipal 
Court Cases

Wednesday, Sept. 12:

Thomas Lee Oliver, 49, found guilty of disturbing the peace. Sentenced to 30 days suspended for one year pending good behavior. Fine set at $450. Oliver found guilty of public drunkenness. Sentenced to 10 days suspended for one year pending good behavior. Fine set at $400. Oliver pleaded guilty to driving under suspension. Fine set at $475.
Kimberly Smith, 30, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor false information. Sentenced to 30 days suspended for one year pending good behavior. Fine set at $394.
Reginald Buchanan, 50, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct – failure to comply with officer. Sentenced to 30 days suspended for one year pending good behavior. Fine set at $444.
Timothy M. Selmon, 26, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor possession of marijuana. Driver’s license suspended for six months. Fine set at $389.
Lametria Marvel, 18, pleaded guilty to simple assault – domestic violence. Sentenced to 30 days with 29 days suspended for one year pending good behavior. To serve 24 hours in jail. Fine set at $594.

Adams County Justice

Court Cases

Week of Sept. 14-20:

Walter Marshall charged with grand larceny. Case remanded to files.
Rodrick Hart charged with possession/sale of a controlled substance. Case bound over to a grand jury.
Brandon Welch charged with domestic violence. Case remanded to files.
Paul Desporte pleaded guilty to simple assault.
John Yearby charged with possession of a controlled substance. Case remanded to files. Yearby also pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana.
Hubert Smith charged with failure to register as a sex offender. Case remanded to files.
Thomas Wyant charged with grand larceny. Case bound over to a grand jury.
Mike Harrison III charged with sale of a controlled substance. Case bound over to a grand jury.
Willie Lee Page charged with grand larceny. Case bound over to a grand jury.
Robert Lowe pleaded guilty to trespassing less than larceny. Lowe also charged with petit larceny. Case remanded to files.

Adams County Circuit

Court Cases

Tuesday, Sept. 18:

James C. Martin pleaded guilty to armed robbery (Counts 1 and 2) in Judge Lillie Blackmon Sanders’ court. Sentenced to 10 years in on count 1 and 10 years on count 2 in the Mississippi Department of Corrections to run concurrently. Credit given for time already served. Count 3 (armed robbery) is dismissed.

Friday, Sept. 14:

Quinn Anthony Banks pleaded guilty to armed robbery in Sanders’ court. Sentenced to 10 years in the MDOC. Credit given for any time already served in the Adams County Jail.
Curtis Donell Knight pleaded guilty to possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, cocaine, more than .1 grams but less than 2 grams (count 5) in Sanders’ court. Sentenced to eight years in the MDOC. After serving four years of the sentence, the remaining balance is to be served on Post Release Supervision, which shall be supervised under the supervision of the MDOC. counts 1, 2, 3 and 4 (sale of a Schedule II controlled substance, cocaine [church zone, habitual, prior drug conviction]) and count 6 (possession of a weapon by a convicted felon habitual) are dismissed.

Thursday, Sept. 13:

James L. Glenn pleaded guilty to credit card fraud (Count 2) in Sanders’ court. Sentenced to three years in the MDOC. Upon release from the MDOC, the defendant shall pay all court costs and a prosecution fee of $200 in the office of the Adams County Circuit Clerk. Count 1 (burglary of a dwelling) is dismissed. Credit given for any time already served in the Adams County Jail. The defendant shall have no contact with the victim.

Saturday, Sept. 8:

Travious Grinnell has his post-release supervision revoked in Judge Forrest “Al” Johnson’s court for clearly being in violation of the terms and conditions of his supervision after the defendant admitted that he failed to report as ordered and after the defendant admitted to a drug problem. However, the court recognized that the defendant had a drug problem and desired to allow him an opportunity short of incarceration. The court directed that the defendant be released from custody for placement into the adult drug court program. The defendant has been finally terminated from the adult drug court program for violations and was brought back before the court on the prior revocation. The court ordered that the defendant serve the remaining balance of his sentence of five years in the MDOC, with full credit for any time served in jail, including any previously served while in the R.I.D. program or on I.S.P.

Thursday, Aug. 2:

Parnell McBride pleaded guilty to simple robbery in Johnson’s court. Sentenced to 10 years in the MDOC. After serving seven years, the remaining balance is to be suspended and the defendant shall be placed on formal reporting post-release supervision for three years with the MDOC. Credit given for time served in the Adams County Jail. Must pay all court costs and fees as well as a $200 prosecution fee.

Wednesday, Aug. 1:

Tyrone Lewis, a.k.a Tyrone Green, pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon (count 2) in Johnson’s court. Upon acceptance of the defendant’s guilty plea, the State agrees to dismiss count 1 of the indictment (aggravated assault — domestic violence). Sentenced to six years in the MDOC. Full credit given for time served. After serving one year, the sentence is to be suspended and the defendant shall be placed on formal reporting post-release supervision for five years with the MDOC. Furthermore, it is ordered that defendant have no contact, direct or indirect, with the victim. Must pay all court costs and fees as well as a $200 prosecution fee.
Cornelius Baldwin pleaded guilty to dog fighting in Johnson’s court. Sentenced to three years in the MDOC to run concurrent with any sentence the defendant may be serving in the State of Georgia. Full credit given for time served. Must pay a fine of $3,000, all court costs and fees, and a $200 prosecution fee.

Tuesday, July 31:

Joseph Collins pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance (cocaine), more than 2 grams but less than 10 grams (count 2). The State agrees to dismiss count 1 of the indictment (sale of a Schedule II controlled substance, cocaine, more than 2 grams but less than 10 grams). Sentenced to six years in the MDOC with the defendant to receive full credit for time served, the remaining balance to be suspended and the defendant shall be placed on post-release supervision for five years, formal reporting with the MDOC. Must pay a fine of $3,000, all court costs and fees, and a $200 prosecution fee.