Many of those indicted by the grand jury earlier this month appeared for arraignment in DeKalb County Criminal Court Monday.
Most pleaded not guilty to the charges against them and will be back in court in October.
Some entered pleas under negotiated settlements.
The following defendants were sentenced by Judge David Patterson.
37 year old Patsy McCoy pleaded guilty to theft under $500, aggravated burglary, and burglary. She received a total of seven years combined, including a four year sentence on the burglary charge all suspended to time served, a three year sentence on the aggravated burglary charge, all suspended except for sixty days to serve, and 11 months and 29 days on the theft charge, all suspended to sixty days. The theft and aggravated burglary sentences will run concurrently, but consecutively with the burglary case. McCoy was given jail credit from April 26th to August 17th.
She must make any restitution and pay seventy five dollars to the economic crime fund.
31 year old James Hesson pleaded guilty to violation of the sex offender registry. He received a two year sentence, all suspended except for 90 days to serve. He was given jail credit from April 15th to August 17th.
38 year old Jimmy Baker pleaded guilty to violation of the sex offender registry and received a two year sentence, all suspended to probation, except for 90 days to serve. He was given jail credit from May 20th to August 17th.
24 year old Stephen Pugh pleaded guilty to theft under $500 and received a sentence of 11 months and 29 days, all suspended. Other counts against him will be dismissed. The sentence is to run concurrently with a DUI case against him. Pugh must pay seventy five dollars to the economic crime fund. He was given jail credit from July 1st to August 10th.
34 year old James Leduc pleaded guilty to two counts of worthless check. He received a sentence of 11 months and 29 days with 30 days to serve in each case to run concurrently. The sentence is also to run concurrently with a previous case in which he was given seven years probation. Leduc must pay seventy five dollars to the economic crime fund.
32 year old Lisa M. Porterfield pleaded guilty to driving on a suspended license and received two days and a $250 fine. The case is to run concurrently with a sentence against her in Warren County. She will be on six months of supervised probation.
26 year old Joseph M. Edge pleaded guilty to theft over $1,000 and received a three year sentence at 305 to serve 60 days with the balance on probation. The sentence may be served on consecutive weekends. Edge must pay seventy five dollars to the economic crime fund.
26 year old Tristan Layne was granted pre-trial diversion for a period of two years under a memorandum of understanding. Layne was indicted on charges of attempted auto burglary, attempted theft over $1,000, and theft under $500. Under terms of the probation, Layne must make restitution of $5,000 to be paid jointly and severally to the victims.
Heather Irvine was granted pre-trial diversion for 11 months and 29 days under a memorandum of understanding. She was indicted on misdemeanor charges of possession of a schedule II and VI controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia.
26 year old Dennis Allan Wright pleaded guilty by criminal information to reckless endangerment and violation of the open container law. He received a suspended sentence of 11 months and 29 days, was fined $400, and must undergo an alcohol and drug assessment and attend an alcohol safety school.
Meanwhile, last week, 43 year old Shannon Newby pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated burglary, theft under $500, and theft over $500. The sentences in all the cases are to run concurrently with each other but consecutive to a TDOC sentence against him. In these cases, Newby was sentenced to a total of five years, to serve 11 months and 29 days. He must pay $475 to the economic crime fund and make restitution. Newby was given jail credit from July 10th, 2008 to August 11th, 2009.