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Court term continues with heavy activity

February 3, 2011

SDN Staff Reports

Here’s a rundown of actions taken in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court over the last two days:

Guilty pleas and sentencings

In Circuit Court action Tuesday and Wednesday, the following suspects were arraigned on various Oktibbeha County Grand Jury indictments and are listed by name, charges, bond and date of next court action (any similarities in name to other individuals in the community is purely coincidental):
• Ronnie McGee, sale of cocaine, 15 years in prison (half of a 30-year sentence suspended), $5,000 fine.
• Adam Cox, sale of more than 30 grams of marijuana, sentencing set for May 4.
• Durrell Tucker, sale of less than 30 grams of marijuana, sentencing set for Friday.
• Angela Bowers, sale or transfer of less than 30 grams of marijuana, sentencing set for Friday.
• Malcolm Smith, simple assault on a law enforcement officer, 5 years of probation, $400 fine.
• Christopher Harrell, two counts of sale of more than 30 grams of marijuana, 5 years in prison, $1,000 fine.
• Larry Pritchard, uttering counterfeit money, 1 year in prison (9 years of a 10-year sentence suspended), 1 year in prison, $500 fine, $165.04 in restitution to the Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department.
• Jarod Gibson, possession of between 30 and 250 grams of marijuana, 3 years of probation, $300 fine, $250 in restitution to the Starkville Police Department.
• Christopher Gibson, possession of between 30 and 250 grams of marijuana, 3 years of probation, $1,000 fine.
• Russell Hobson, accessory after the fact, 5 years of probation, $500 fine.
• Joe Mitchell Gillespie, accessory after the fact to a felony, 1 year in prison, $500 fine.
• Carlton Fisher Jr., conspiracy to utter counterfeit money, 5 years of non-adjudicated probation, $750 fine.
• Keith Spivey, DUI (third offense), 3 years in prison, $2,000 fine.
• Virgil Kirby, possession of a stolen firearm, 5 years in prison (habitual offender), $10,000 fine.
• Nathan Holloway, grand larceny, 1 year in the Intensive Supervision/House Arrest Program, followed by 4 years of probation, $250 fine.
• Jennifer Leavitt, 3 years in prison after post-release supervision was revoked for a prior conviction for possession of .1 gram of cocaine.

Suspects arraigned

In Circuit Court action Tuesday and Wednesday, the following suspects were arraigned on various Oktibbeha County Grand Jury indictments and are listed by name, charges, bond and date of next court action (any similarities in name to other individuals in the community is purely coincidental):
• Bobbie Kay Edwards, two counts of sale or transfer of methadone, two counts of child abuse, no bond, May 3.
• Christopher Orr, possession of methamphetamine precursors, $10,000 bond, May 5.
• Kendrick Bishop Jr., grand larceny, $5,000 bond, May 4.
• Demetric A. Stevenson Sr., false pretense, $5,000 bond, April 20.
• Sam West Lee, burglary of a dwelling, no bond, April 20.
• Reco Johnson, DUI (third offense), $5,000 bond, May 4.
• Dexter Campbell, three counts of possession of cocaine, two counts of marijuana, $75,000 bond, May 3.
• Tierra Ware, sale or transfer of a controlled substance, $15,000 bond, May 3.
• Johnnie Yeates, domestic violence (aggravated), $30,000 bond, April 19.
• Latrina N. Grace, false pretense, $5,000 bond, May 4.
• Kenneth Daniel Pitts, burglary of a dwelling, $15,000 bond, April 20.
• Kendrick Harvey, burglary and larceny, $15,000 bond, May 4.
• Edwon Kennard, possession of a controlled substance, no bond under a Department of Corrections hold, May 5.
• Jamie L. Tucker, burglary of a dwelling, $25,000 bond, May 5,
• Joanna Birchfield, malicious mischief, $5,000 bond, April 20.

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