Div. I, Judge Jay Wethington

June 10 session

Final sentencing

• Kenneth Antonio Walton Jr., 46, of the 1800 block of Parrish Plaza Drive, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault, domestic violence, minor injury. He was sentenced to 12 months in jail, credited with 164 days served, suspended for two years. A charge of first-degree strangulation was dismissed.

June 11 session

Diversion

• Brittany Pauline Cornett, 30, of the 1000 block of Venable Avenue, pleaded guilty to abandonment of a minor; first-degree possession of a controlled substance; three counts of endangering the welfare of a minor; possession of drug paraphernalia; resisting arrest; and public intoxication of a controlled substance (excluding alcohol). She was sentenced to three years in prison, diverted three years. The charge of second-degree disorderly conduct was dismissed.

June 14 session

Final sentencing

• Addie Michaela Tinsley, 26, of the 4000 block of Brentwood Drive, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of third-degree burglary; and two counts of theft by unlawful taking or disposition, contents from a motor vehicle, valued at more than $500 but less than $10,000. She was sentenced to eight years in prison, probated for three years.

June 24 session

Final sentencing

• Jesse Lee White, 32, of Greenville, pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary; and first-degree criminal mischief. He was sentenced to three years in prison.

July 1 session

Final sentencing

• Michael John Robert, 55, of the 2300 block of Bluff Avenue, pleaded guilty to failure to comply with sex offender registration; first-degree bail jumping; and providing false, misleading or incomplete information for sex offender registration. He was sentenced to three years in prison.

July 2 session

Diversion

• Louis Warren Byard, 50, of Lewisport, pleaded guilty to first-degree possession of a controlled substance (heroin); and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was sentenced to two years in prison, diverted for two years.

July 6 session

Final sentencing

• Marcus Dartez Binns, 35, of the 1900 block of East 17th Street, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of first-degree possession of a controlled substance (meth). He was sentenced to three years in prison. The charges of giving false identifying information; second-degree disorderly conduct; and third-degree criminal trespass were dismissed.

Diversion

• Jacob Lee Fuqua, 21, of the 1700 block of Burdette Court, pleaded guilty to third-degree arson; and second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor. He was sentenced to three years in prison, diverted for five years.

July 8 session

Final sentencing

• Zachary Sumner, 32, of the 1100 block of Walnut Street, pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree possession of a controlled substance (heroin); public intoxication; illegal possession of a legend drug; possession of marijuana; and second-degree criminal trespass. He was sentenced to two years in prison.

• Jeremiah D. Rearden, 34, of Lewisport, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of receiving stolen property, valued under $500. He was sentenced to 12 months in jail, credited with 20 days served, suspended for two years.

• Bryant Keith Clary, 36, of the 1700 block of Hughes Avenue, pleaded guilty to second-degree disorderly conduct; and operating a motor vehicle on a suspended or revoked operator’s license. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail, credited with 280 days served, probated for two years. The charge of first-degree trafficking of a controlled substance (greater than or equal to 2 grams of meth) was dismissed.

• Nathan Lynn Hope, 39, unknown address, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of first-degree criminal attempt to commit possession of a controlled substance; possession of drug paraphernalia; and possession of synthetic drugs. He was sentenced to 12 months in jail, credited with 34 days served, suspended for two years.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.