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County wraps up circuit court term

February 3, 2012

By COLLEEN MCCARTHY

The January circuit term at the Oktibbeha County Courthouse wrapped up this week with numerous convictions.
Many of the major cases were continued until the next term, including the case against George Johnson, who stands accused of assaulting two Shipley’s Do-nuts employees during an attempted robbery in May. Johnson will undergo a mental evaluation before the case proceeds.
The following cases were resolved during the last week:
Justin E. Kent was found guilty of uttering forgery. Kent was given a suspended sentence of 10 years in prison and a $500 fine.
Caesare L. Fair was found guilty of possession of cocaine, greater than .1 gram, less than 2 grams. Fair was sentenced to five years of probation and a $1,200 fine.
Marcel Nash was found guilty of automobile burglary. Nash was sentenced to five years of probation and a $2,000 fine.
Lawrence Rowe was found guilty of selling marijuana, greater than 30 grams, less than 250 grams. Rowe was sentenced to six years in prison, a $1,200 fine and five years of post-release supervision.
Kristopher Jackson’s probation sentence on a charge of burglary was revoked. Jackson was sentenced to three years in prison, a $500 fine and $40 restitution.
Christopher Sellers was found guilty of DUI, third offense. Sellers was sentenced to two years in prison, a $1,200 fine and three years post-release supervision.
Samuel Tenney was found guilty of selling marijuana, less than 30 grams. Tenney was sentenced to three years of probation and $670.71 to cover cost of court and restitution.
Jardez Johnson was found guilty of armed robbery. Johnson was sentenced to seven years in prison, a $500 fine and five years of post-release supervision.
Barron Hubbard was found guilty of conspiracy to commit robbery. Hubbard was sentenced to two years in prison, a $50 fine, $238.50 restitution and three years of post-release supervision.
Quentin Balams was found guilty of grand larceny. Balams was sentenced to five years of probation, a $500 fine and $4,687.20 restitution.
Gregory E. Buck was found guilty of possession of marijuana, greater than 30 grams, less than 250 grams. Back was given a suspended sentence of three years in prison, a $1,000 fine, $300 restitution and three years of probation.
Willie E. Graham Jr. was found guilty of robbery. Graham was sentenced to 10 years in prison, a $500 fine, $130 restitution and five years of post-release supervision.
David L. Free was found guilty of DUI, third offense. Free was sentenced to five years in prison, one year of house arrest, a $2,000 fine and four years of post-release supervision.
Jeffery Lance Hill was found in criminal contempt of court orders. Hill was sentenced to 30 days in jail and a $100 fine.
Alex Fisher was found guilty of DUI, third offense. Fisher was given a three year suspended sentence and granted one year of house arrest with two years of probation, and a $2,000 fine.
Jodie Demoney was found guilty of identity theft. Demoney was given a five-year suspended sentence, a $500 fine, $562.69 restitution and five years of probation.
Henry Spencer was found guilty of sale of marijuana, less than 30 grams. Spencer sentenced to 20 years in prison with eight years suspended, a $1,000 fine, $300 restitution and five years of post-release supervision.
Brian Lee Buford’s suspended sentence for a charge of tampering with evidence was revoked and he was sentenced to two years in prison.
Monique Hemphill was found guilty of possession of cocaine, greater than .1 grams, less than two grams. Hemphill was sentenced to five years of probation and a $500 fine.
Dominique Hoskins was found guilty of two counts of sale of hydrocodone. Hoskins was sentenced to 10 years and 15 years in prison to be run consecutively, five years of post-release supervision, and $2,000 in fines.
Roderick Franklin was found guilty of armed robbery and failure to register as a sex offender, habitual offender. Franklin was sentenced to five years in prison and five years of post-release supervision.
Derrick Hall was found guilty of possession of cocaine, greater than .1 grams, less than 2 grams. Hall was sentenced to eight years in prison with four years suspended, a $500 fine, $300 restitution, and four years of post-release supervision.
The court term also handled a number of civil cases. The following are the rulings from those cases:
Anthony Bell was ordered to pay $5,956.83 to State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance.
Antonio Nichols was ordered to pay $3,111.28 to Midland Funding LLC.
Debbie Brown was ordered to pay $1,681.35 to Midland Funding LLC.
Jason C. Young was ordered to pay $3,756.36 to Cach LLC.

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