Court Case Conclusions: Oct. 15, 2012

Published 12:00am Monday, October 15, 2012

 

Adams County Justice Court Cases

Week of Oct. 5-11

Jacqulynn Taylor pleaded guilty to resisting arrest. Taylor also pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and to simple assault.

Horace Pullins II charged with sale of a controlled substance. Case bound over to a grand jury.

Ricardo Tuesno charged with sale of a controlled substance. Case bound over to a grand jury.

Caleb Ray Walton charged with two counts of sale of a controlled substance, two counts of possession of a controlled substance. Case bound over to a grand jury.

Riley Trask charged with possession of a Schedule V controlled substance. Case bound over to a grand jury.

Daron Buie pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct.

Aaron Murray pleaded guilty to false pretense.

Adams County Circuit Court Cases

Thursday, Oct. 4

Ola Elizabeth Johnson has her post-release supervision revoked in Judge Forrest “Al” Johnson’s court for clearly being in violation of the terms of her supervision by failing to abstain from the use of illegal drugs and alcohol as the defendant tested positive for cocaine and methamphetamine on Aug. 28, 2012. The defendant must serve the remaining balance of her sentence in the Mississippi Department of Corrections. She must also receive intensive therapeutic drug and alcohol rehabilitation treatment through the MDOC.

Wharlest Jackson Jr. pleaded guilty to grand larceny and was sentenced to one year probation on Sept. 6, 2011 in Judge Lillie Blackmon Sanders’ court. Defendant having successfully completed said Probation, the defendant is discharged from probation and the charges are dismissed in Judge Sanders’ court.

Micheon Smith has his post-release supervision revoked in Johnson’s court for clearly being in violation of the terms of his supervision by willfully failing to report to his probation/parole officer since March 2011. Furthermore, the defendant failed to abstain from the use of illegal drugs and alcohol as the defendant tested positive for marijuana on Feb. 1, 2011. The defendant must serve the remaining balance of his sentence in the MDOC.

Phillip Tolbert pleaded guilty to sexual battery in Sanders’ court. Sentenced to 10 years in the MDOC.

Tuesday, Sept. 18

James C. Martin pleaded guilty to armed robbery (Counts 1 and 2) in Sanders’ court. Sentenced to 10 years in the MDOC on Count 1; and sentenced to 10 years in the MDOC on Count 2; said sentences shall run concurrently. Credit given for time already served. Count 3 (armed robbery) is dismissed.

Joseph Smith was charged with armed robbery (Count III only). Case is entered nolle prosequi in Sanders’ court for the reason that the municipal court of Natchez previously ruled in this case that probable cause did not exist to have this defendant’s case bound over the grand jury and for the additional reason that the alleged victim in this case is failing to cooperate with the State.

Friday, Sept. 14

Jamon Williams was indicted on July 20, 2009 in cause No. 09-KR-0172-J for the felony charge of manslaughter (culpable negligence). Upon review, the defendant was re-indicted on Sept. 25, 2009 for the same charge found under cause No. 10-KR-0196-J. On June 14, 2011, the court accepted a guilty plea for the crime of manslaughter; therefore, it is hereby ordered that the above-styled and numbered cause be retired to the inactive files in Johnson’s court.

Sammy Lee Rice was indicted on Jan. 12, 2009 in cause No. 09-KR-0074-J for the felony charge of carnal knowledge of a stepchild. Upon review, the defendant was re-indicted on July 19, 2010 for the same charge found under cause No. 10-KR-0122-J. Non Nov. 1, 2010, the court accepted a guilty plea to counts I and II of the indictment with the state agreeing to dismiss count III; therefore, it is hereby ordered that the above styled and numbered cause be retired to the inactive files in Johnson’s court.

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.

Jerry Shepard pleaded guilty to burglary of a storehouse (Count 1) in Sanders’ court. The court withheld acceptance of the defendant’s plea and enters an order of non-adjudication of guilt and imposition of sentence provided successful completion of the conditions imposed in this order. Must pay all court costs, a $200.00 prosecution fee within 30 days from this date in the office of the Adams County Circuit Clerk, and restitution of $2,000 within 90 days from this date in the office of the Adams County Circuit Clerk. If all court costs, prosecution fees and restitution is not paid in full within 120 days from this date, the defendant shall be taken into custody by the Adams County Sheriff and remanded to the MDOC Restitution Center until all court costs, prosecution fees and restitution are paid in full.

Adrian M. Perry pleaded guilty to credit card fraud in Sanders’ court. The Court withheld acceptance of the defendant’s plea and enters an Order of Non-Adjudication of Guilt and imposition of sentence, provided successful completion of the conditions imposed in this Order. Must pay all court costs and a $200.00 prosecution fee within 60 days from this date in the office of the Adams County Circuit Clerk.

Dimarco M. Johnson pleaded guilty to burglary of a storehouse (Count 1) in Sanders’ court. Sentenced to three years in the MDOC suspended and placed on three years probation. Must pay all court costs and a prosecution fee of $200.00 and restitution of $687.32 within 90 days from this date in the office of the Adams County Circuit Clerk. Count 2 (possession of burglary tools) is 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 must 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. Defendant shall have no contact with the victim.

Wednesday, Sept. 12

Timothy Sylvester has his case entered nolle prosequi in Sanders’ court for the reason that the co-defendant, Jerry Shepard, has pled guilty in this case and the only evidence against this defendant is what the co-defendant stated.

Monday, Sept. 10

John O’Quinn pleaded guilty to misdemeanor uttering a forgery in Sanders’ court. Sentenced to (1) serve six months in the county jail, said sentence to be suspended on condition of good behavior and strict adherence to all the terms of this order; (2) Immediately pay all court costs incurred by the count in the amount of $247.75; (3) Pay a fine of $1,000.00, $500 to be paid immediately and the remaining $500 to be paid no later than Friday, Sept. 28, 2012; and (4) Be placed on non-reporting probation for one year.

Friday, Aug. 31

Jason J. Roy pleaded guilty to possession of stolen property in Sanders’ court. The court withheld acceptance of the defendant’s plea and enters an order of non-adjudication of guilt and imposition of sentence, provided successful completion of the condition imposed in this order. Must pay all court costs and a $200 prosecution fee within 90 days from this date in the office of the Adams County Circuit Clerk.

Tuesday, Aug. 28

Charles L. Hamilton pleaded guilty to possession of a stolen firearm (Count 1) in Sanders’ court. Sentenced to five years in the MDOC. After serving seven months with full credit for any time already served in the Adams County Jail, the remaining balance of the sentence is suspended and the defendant is placed on post release supervision, which shall be supervised under the supervision of the MDOC. Must pay all court costs and a prosecution fee of $200 within 90 days from this date in the Office of the Adams County Circuit Clerk. Count 2 (possession of a weapon by a convicted felon) is dismissed.

Friday, Aug. 24

Zasper Griffin was indicted by the grand jury for possession of a weapon by a convicted felon in cause No. 12-KR-0109-J. The defendant pleaded guilty to sale of cocaine in Cause No. 12-KR-01-3(B)-J and was sentenced accordingly. In light of his plea of guilty and sentencing in Cause No. 12-KR-0103(B)-J and per previous plea agreement with the Defendant, the State moves to enter nolle prosequi the above cause. This case is entered nolle prosequi and dismissed against Zasper Griffin in Johnson’s court.

Natchez Municipal Court Cases

Wednesday, Oct. 3

Darren Fleming, 22, found guilty of simple assault – domestic violence 2nd offense. Sentenced to 60 days with 53 days suspended for one year pending good behavior. To serve seven days in jail. Fine set at $750.

Dwaine Renell Terrell, 36, charged with resisting arrest. Case remanded to files at request of arresting officer. Terrell was also charged with disturbing the peace. Case remanded to files at request of arresting officer.

Brooke Watson, 18, charged with disturbing the peace – domestic violence. Case remanded to files at request of prosecutor and arresting officer. Must pay a fine of $175.

Francis L. Duncan, 46, pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana while operating a motor vehicle. Driver’s license suspended for six months. Fine set at $464.

Damone R. Johnson Jr., 22, pleaded guilty to disturbing the peace. Sentenced to 30 days suspended for one year pending good behavior. Fine set at $344.

Friday, Oct. 5

Melissa Cotten Blackwell, 38, found guilty of shoplifting – 2nd offense. Sentenced to 60 days suspended for one year pending good behavior. Fine set at $569.

Trevon Bernard Dabbs, 66, pleaded guilty to DUI 1st offense test refusal. Sentenced to 48 hours suspended. Fine set at $730. Dabbs was also charged with going the wrong way on a one-way street. Case remanded to files at request of prosecutor after other pleas. Dabbs was also charged with having an expired driver’s license. Case remanded to files at request of prosecutor after other pleas. Dabbs also pleaded guilty to failure to maintain insurance proof in vehicle. Fine set at $564.

Toby Dawon Gooden, 45, charged with shoplifting – 2nd offense. Sentenced to 22 days house arrest at $25 a day.

Darren C. Profice, 34, found guilty of DUI 1st offense no test. Sentenced to 48 hours suspended. Fine set at $780.

Darris Glenn, 38, pleaded guilty to simple assault – domestic violence. Sentenced to 30 days with 28 days suspended for one year pending good behavior. To serve 48 hours in jail. Fine set at $594.

Richard Green, 34, pleaded guilty to simple assault – domestic violence. Sentenced to 30 days with 27 days suspended for one year pending good behavior. Credit given for one day served. To serve two days in jail. Fine set at $594.

Tuesday, Oct. 9

Enjoli A. Richardson, 21, pleaded guilty to disturbing the peace. Sentenced to 30 days suspended for one year pending good behavior. Fine set at $394.

Travis J. Johnson, 25, pleaded guilty to simple assault – domestic violence. Sentenced to 30 days with 25 days suspended for two years pending good behavior. Credit given for four days served. To serve 24 hours in jail. Fine set at $700.

Cordell Wimberly pleaded guilty to simple assault – domestic violence 2nd offense. Sentenced to 60 days with 55 days suspended for two years pending good behavior. Credit given for two days served. To serve three days in jail. Fine set at $700.

Wednesday, Oct. 10

Shilinda Evans, 43, found not guilty of simple assault.

Jasmine Lasha Herrington, 23, found not guilty of malicious mischief.

Mouneat L. Queen, 39, pleaded guilty to shoplifting – 1st offense. Sentenced to 30 days with 26 days suspended for one year pending good behavior. To serve four days in jail. Fine set at $444.

Larry Penton, 50, pleaded guilty to petit larceny. Sentenced to 30 days with 28 days suspended for one year pending good behavior. To serve two days in jail. Fine set at $444.