Drug Defendants and Others Sentenced

July 1, 2014
by: 
Dwayne Page
Leon Burns, Jr.

Several drug defendants and others were sentenced last Tuesday, June 24 in DeKalb County Criminal Court.

Judge Leon Burns, Jr. presided.

Many of the cases were the result of undercover drug investigations by the Sheriff's Department.

48 year old Sandra Atnip pleaded guilty to two counts of sale of a schedule II drug and received a three year suspended sentence in each case to run concurrently. She was fined $2,000.

52 year old Glenda Kay Lemons pleaded guilty to attempted delivery of a schedule III drug and received a two year sentence all suspended to probation. Her probation will be supervised by TDOC for one year and then she will be on good behavior probation. She was fined $2,000.

31 year old Terra Locklear pleaded guilty to one count of sale of a schedule III drug and one count of sale of a schedule II controlled substance. She received three years in one case and four years in the other to run concurrently for a total of four years. Locklear was granted judicial diversion and will be on probation. She was fined $2,000 and ordered to make restitution of $57 to the sheriff's department.

22 year old Brandon Lee Atnip pleaded guilty to delivery of a schedule III drug and received a three year sentence. He was granted judicial diversion and must pay a $2,000 fine.

51 year old Berna Barnes pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia and received a sentence of 11 months and 29 days, all suspended to good behavior probation. She was fined $150.

47 year old Roger Rapp pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule II drug and received a four year sentence, all suspended to supervised probation. He was fined $2,000. Rapp was given jail credit from April 12 to June 24, 2014.

30 year old Christopher W. Miles pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule II controlled substance and received a four year sentence. He was given credit for time served and will be on probation for the balance of the term. Miles was fined $2,000 and must make restitution of $80 to the sheriff's department.

31 year old Brandon Smith pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule II drug and received a three year sentence, all suspended to TDOC probation. Smith was fined $2,000 and must make restitution of $40 to the sheriff's department.

31 year old James Todd Qualls pleaded guilty to amended promotion (meth) and received a four year sentence, suspended to probation. He was fined $2,000 and given two days jail credit.

24 year old Emily Claire Garrett Anderson pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule III drug. She has been granted Judicial Diversion for a period of two years. Her probation will be supervised by TDOC and she must pay a fine of $2,000. Anderson was given two days jail credit.

50 year old Scott Allen Ferrell pleaded guilty to sale and delivery of a schedule II drug. He received a four year sentence in each case to be served in the Tennessee Department of Correction. The sentences are to run concurrently with each other for a total of four years and concurrently with two other cases against him including a violation probation. He was fined $2,000. Ferrell will turn himself in at the jail on July 18.

49 year old Marla Turner pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule II drug and received a five year sentence, all suspended to TDOC probation. She was fined $2,000. The term is to run concurrently with another case against her. Turner is to make restitution of $120 to the sheriff's department.

29 year old Amanda Atnip pleaded guilty to one count of sale of a schedule III drug and two counts of sale of a schedule II controlled substance. She received a three year sentence in one case and four years in each of the other two cases. All are to run concurrently for a total of four years. She has been granted judicial diversion. Atnip was also fined $2,000 and ordered to make restitution of $55 to the sheriff's department.

Carl Martin pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule II drug and received a four year sentence on state probation. He was fined $2,000.

31 year old Michael Ray Reeder pleaded guilty to possession of a schedule VI drug for resale. He received a two year sentence on state probation. He was fined $2,000.

56 year old Tommy Redmon pleaded guilty to attempted sale of a schedule II drug and received a two year sentence as a range one offender to be served on probation. He was fined $2,000 and must make restitution of $60 to the sheriff's department.

47 year old Howard Mayo, Jr. pleaded guilty to delivery of a schedule III drug and received a three year sentence, suspended to supervised probation. He was fined $2,000.

32 year old Ricky Shannon Pollard pleaded guilty to delivery of a schedule II drug and received a three year sentence, suspended to supervised probation. Pollard was granted judicial diversion. He was fined $2,000.

43 year old Richard Scott Adams pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule II drug and introduction of contraband. He received a five year sentence in each case, all suspended to supervised probation to run concurrently with each other. Adams is to make restitution to the sheriff's department. He was given jail credit from October 21, 2013 to May 20, 2014.

32 year old Duane Edlao pleaded guilty to sale of a schedule VI drug for resale and received a one year sentence. He was granted judicial diversion and fined $2,000. Edlao's probation will be unsupervised after six months.

32 year old Lori A. Lewis pleaded guilty to passing a forged prescription and received a two year sentence on state probation. She was granted judicial diversion.

Meanwhile in other cases, 45 year old Shannon E. Tayes pleaded guilty entered a plea by information to reckless driving and received a six month sentence, all suspended to probation.

20 year old Skyelar Patrick pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and received a four year sentence, all suspended to supervised probation. He must complete domestic violence counseling.

61 year old Virginia Presnell pleaded guilty to resisting arrest and received a six month sentence, all suspended to supervised probation. She has requested judicial diversion.

55 year old Rickey Lynn Devault pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault and received a six month sentence on probation. His probation will be supervised for only three months if court costs are paid and then on good behavior probation.

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