Fifty One Appear for Sentencing in Criminal Court

July 3, 2012
by: 
Dwayne Page
Judge Leon Burns, Jr.

Fifty one people were fined and sentenced in DeKalb County Criminal Court on Tuesday, June 26. The following persons appeared before Judge Leon Burns, Jr.

24 year old Richard Spencer Raby pleaded guilty to two counts of burglary and received a three year suspended sentence in each case to run concurrently with each other and with cases against him in Smith County. He will be on probation.

26 year old Jennifer D. Johnson pleaded guilty to aggravated burglary and received a three year sentence on probation. She must submit to an alcohol and drug assessment and follow recommendations

40 year old Tonya Silcox pleaded guilty to theft over $1,000 and received a two year sentence to run concurrently with a violation of probation case against her. She was given jail credit of 143 days.

44 year old Mark Randall Robinson pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule II controlled substance. He received a four year sentence and was fined $2,000. The sentence is to run concurrently with other cases against him.

23 year old Travis Patterson pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule III controlled substance. He received a four year sentence on probation. He must pay a $2,000 fine and make restitution of $80 to the sheriff's department.

47 year old Marla Turner, charged with sale of a schedule III controlled substance, was granted judicial diversion. She will be on supervised probation for four years and must pay a $2,000 fine. Turner must submit to an alcohol and drug assessment and follow any recommended treatments.

37 year old Brian Matthew Lasser pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule II controlled substance (oxycodone) and received a four year sentence on judicial diversion supervised probation. He was fined $2,000 and must pay restitution.

23 year old Brandon Byford pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule II and III controlled substance. He received a four year sentence in each case to run consecutively for a total of eight years. The sentence has been suspended to TDOC probation. He was fined $2,000. Byford was given jail credit of 132 days.

55 year old Fred Dowell, Jr. pleaded guilty to filing a false report. He received a four year sentence all suspended to supervised probation. He must forfeit his weapon.

24 year old Joshua Lynne Batey pleaded guilty to two counts of theft over $1,000 and received a four year sentence in each case to run concurrently with each other and with a violation of probation against him. Batey was ordered to make restitution of $13,500.

Terry Collins pleaded guilty to two counts of sale and one count of delivery of a schedule II controlled substance. He received a four year sentence in each case to run concurrently with each other. He must serve 180 days and pay a $4,000 drug fine. Collins must also make restitution of $180 to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department. He was given jail credit from February 3 to June 26.

42 year old Anna Faye Colburn pleaded guilty to simple possession of a schedule II controlled substance and driving under the influence. She received a sentence of 11 months and 29 days in each case to run concurrently with each other and all suspended to CPS probation except for 48 hours. She was fined a total of $1,115.

47 year old Jeff Ponder pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule II controlled substance. He received a three year sentence, suspended to 60 days of time served with the balance on supervised probation. He was fined $2,000 and must make restitution of ninety dollars. Ponder must submit to an alcohol and drug assessment and follow all recommendations. He was given jail credit of 60 days.

36 year old Bobby Pinegar, Jr. pleaded guilty to two counts of sale of a schedule II controlled substance and received a four year suspended sentence in each case to run concurrently with each other. He must submit to an alcohol and drug assessment, pay a $2,000 fine, and make restitution of $125 to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department.

24 year old Chris Ponder pleaded guilty to two counts of sale of a schedule II controlled substance and received a four year suspended sentence in each case to run concurrently with each other. He was submit to an alcohol and drug assessment, pay a $2,000 fine, and make restitution of $180 to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department. He was given credit for any pre-trial jail credit due him.

38 year old Lynn J. Jones pleaded guilty to attempted initiation of a process intended to result in the production of methamphetamine. He received a six year sentence, suspended to community corrections. He must may a $2,000 fine. Jones was given jail credit of 244 days served.

49 year old Timothy L. Caldwell pleaded guilty to driving under the influence and received a sentence of 11 months and 29 days to serve 48 hours in jail and then be on probation.. He must pay a fine of $360 and he will lose his drivers license for one year. Caldwell must attend an Alcohol Safety Education Program and submit to an alcohol and drug assessment.

51 year old Terry Price pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule II controlled substance and received a three year sentence under house arrest. He must pay a $2,000 fine and make restitution of $130 to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department. The case is to run concurrently with a sentence he is already serving.

63 year old Curtis C. Jones pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule II controlled substance and received a three year sentence, all suspended to supervised probation. The case is to run concurrently with a violation of probation and a second offense of driving on a revoked license case against him in General Sessions Court. Jones must pay a $2,000 fine and make restitution of eighty dollars. He must submit to an alcohol and drug assessment and follow all recommendations.

21 year old Eric Judkins pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule III controlled substance and received a four year sentence to serve 60 days. He must pay a $2,000 drug fine.

38 year old David Taylor pleaded guilty to driving under the influence and received a sentence of 11 months and 29 days, all suspended to supervised probation except for 48 hours to serve. He must pay a fine of $365 and he will lose his drivers license for one year.

28 year old Anthony Hamilton pleaded guilty to delivery of a schedule II controlled substance. He received a four year sentence to serve 180 days. He must pay a $2,000 fine and make restitution of $100. The case is to run concurrently with a case against him in Putnam County.

23 year old Latroya Bain, charged with sale of a schedule III controlled substance, received a two year suspended sentence on judicial diversion probation. She was fined $2,000.

35 year old Teddy Snipes, charged with sale of a schedule IV controlled substance, received a two year suspended sentence on judicial diversion probation. He was fined $2,000. In the last year of his probation, Snipes will be unsupervised if he pays court costs and poses no further problems.

David Glen Sparks pleaded guilty to theft over $1,000 and received a two year sentence to serve. The term is to run concurrently with a six year sentence against him in White County. He is to make restitution of $3,600.

28 year old Scotty Knowles pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia and received a sentence of 11 months and 29 days, all suspended to six months supervised and six months of good behavior probation. He was fined $150.

34 year old Sam Walker pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule II controlled substance. He received a four year sentence and must pay a $2,000 drug fine and sixty dollars restitution to the sheriff's department. The case is to run concurrent with another case against him. Walker was given jail credit from February 6 to June 26.

42 year old Danny L. Smithson, Jr. pleaded guilty to attempted sale of a schedule II controlled substance and received a four year sentence, suspended to 132 days of time served with the balance on supervised probation. He must pay a $2,000 fine and fifty dollars restitution to the sheriff's department. Smithson must also complete an alcohol and drug assessment . He was given jail credit of 132 days.

32 year old Hani Mohamad Ittayem pleaded guilty to attempted initiation of a process to manufacture methamphetamine. He received a six year sentence to be served at 30% with the balance on supervised probation. He was fined $2,000 and must submit to an alcohol and drug assessment. He was given jail credit of 144 days.

27 year old Melinda Murphy pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule III controlled substance and conspiracy to sell a schedule III drug. She received a three year sentence in the sale case and two years on the conspiracy charge to be served consecutively for a total of five years. The term is also to run concurrently with a violation of probation case against her. Murphy was fined $2,000. She was given jail credit from February 16 to June 26.

31 year old Brandon Caldwell pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule II controlled substance and a violation of probation. He received a four year suspended sentence on the drug charge and his probation was revoked to serve one year. The sentences are to run concurrently with each other. Caldwell must submit to an alcohol and drug assessment, make restitution of $180 to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department and pay a fine of $2,000. He was given jail credit from February 14 to June 26.

33 year old Ricky Ashford pleaded guilty to theft over $1,000 and received a two year sentence to serve at least 30%.

37 year old Jill Jones pleaded guilty to pleaded guilty to prescription fraud and received a two year sentence, all suspended to supervised probation. She is to surrender her TennCare benefits. The case is to run concurrently with a Warren County drug court case against her.

30 year old Amber Johnson pleaded guilty to attempted sale of a schedule II controlled substance. She received a three year sentence, all suspended to probation supervised by community corrections. She was fined $2,000. The case is to run concurrently with her probation.

25 year old James Robert Fuson pleaded guilty to driving under the influence and received a sentence of 11 months and 29 days, to serve 48 hours at the Swaim Center and then be on supervised probation. He was fined $365. He may be eligible for a restricted driver's license. Fuson was given credit for time served.

41 year old Terry Dyer pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule II controlled substance. He received a four year suspended sentence to judicial diversion supervised probation. He was fined $2,000.

49 year old Lou Ann Self Cantrell pleaded guilty to two counts of sale of a schedule III controlled substance. She received a three year sentence in each case, suspended to 144 days of time served, and then be on supervised probation. The sentences are to run concurrently with each other and concurrently with a violation of probation against her in Warren County. Cantrell must complete an alcohol and drug assessment and follow all recommendations, pay $90 restitution and a $2,000 fine.

29 year old Diane Roller Hale pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule III controlled substance. She received a three year sentence, all suspended to probation. She was fined $2,000. The case is to run concurrently with any other sentence against her.

26 year old Stephen Pugh pleaded guilty to a second offense of driving under the influence. He received a sentence of 11 months and 29 days with 45 days to serve and then be on probation. He was fined $615 and he will lose his license for two years. The sentence is to run concurrently with other sentences he is now serving. Pugh was given jail credit from February 9 to June 26.

24 year old Alexandria Zimmerman Teachout pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule III controlled substance. She was granted three years probation and must pay a fine of $2,000 and $120 restitution to the sheriff's department. Teachout was given thirty one days jail credit.

46 year old Daniel Lee Taylor pleaded guilty to theft of property over $1,000. He was granted two years supervised judicial diversion probation and must pay restitution.

22 year old Josh Tate pleaded guilty to theft under $500 and received a sentence of 11 months and 29 days all suspended to good behavior probation.

44 year old James Adcock pleaded guilty to fraudulent use of a credit card and received a two year sentence, all suspended to supervised probation. He must make restitution in the amount of $8,769. He was given two days jail credit.

26 year old Joshua Joel Bain pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule VI controlled substance and a second offense of driving under the influence. He received a two year suspended sentence on probation in the drug case and 11 months and 29 days in the DUI case suspended to serve 45 days. The two sentences are to run concurrently with each other. Bain must pay a fine of $2,610 and his drivers license will be suspended for two years.

40 year old Linda Barrett pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule II controlled substance and received a sentence of four years to serve at least 30%. She must pay a $2,000 fine and make restitution in the amount of $150. She was given jail credit from February 3 to June 26.

57 year old Susan Brown pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule II controlled substance. She received a three year sentence on probation. She must undergo an alcohol and drug assessment, make $60 restitution to the sheriff's department and pay a $2,000 fine. The sentence is to run concurrently with her current probated sentence.

24 year old Courtney Barrett pleaded guilty to false imprisonment and aggravated assault. She received a sentence of 11 months and 29 days in the false imprisonment case and three years to serve in the assault case to run concurrently with each other. She must make restitution of $4,881.

36 year old Michael Stewart Brown pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule III controlled substance. He received a four year suspended sentence. He must submit to an alcohol and dug assessment, pay a $2,000 fine, and make restitution of forty dollars to the sheriff's department.

21 year old Latasha Cantrell pleaded guilty to attempted initiation of a process to manufacture methamphetamine. She received a six year sentence all suspended to supervised probation. She must pay a $2,000 fine. She was given jail credit of thirty six days.

28 year old Chad Carrier pleaded guilty to theft under $500 and received a sentence of 11 months and 29 days on probation. He must make restitution in the amount of $1,800 jointly and severally with the co-defendants in the case.

45 year old Tammy L. Jones pleaded guilty to promotion of methamphetamine and received a two year sentence, all suspended to judicial diversion probation. She was fined $2,000.

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