Circuit Court



The following list of criminal cases heard this week in Lauderdale County Circuit Court was furnished by District Attorney Bilbo Mitchell:



• Anthony Snead, uttering/forgery, seven years MDOC, six years and eight months suspended, four months to serve, five years PRS, restitution, fine, fees and costs

• Dennis Gilbert, possession of methamphetamine, three years MDOC, one year to serve, one year probation, fines, fees and costs

• Edwin Devon Lard, possession of cocaine, two years MDOC, two years suspended, two years probation, fines, fees and costs

• Payton Hickman, felony DUI, three years MDOC, 18 months to serve, two years PRS, fines, fees and costs

• Branson Cole Dean, felony fleeing, four years MDOC, three years and 161 days suspended, three years probation, fines, fees and costs

• Derlim Lemon Sr., sale of cocaine, 20 years MDOC, 12 years suspended, eight years to serve, five years probation, fines, fees and costs; possession of cocaine, 15 years MDOC, seven years suspended, five years probation, fines, fees and costs

• Thaddaeus Gamble, credit card fraud, two years MDOC, two years suspended, two years probation, fines, fees, costs and restitution

• Willie Earl Johnson III, aggravated assault, 10 years MDOC, five years suspended, five years probation, fines, fees and costs





Justice Courts



The following list of non-traffic cases, but including DUIs, were heard in Lauderdale County Justice Courts this week:



• Michael S. Marshall, possession of marijuana, driver’s license suspended six months, $250 fine; concealed weapon, $150 fine

• Johnny Trotter, DUI second offense, five days jail, diagnostic assessment, $838 fine

• Mario Ricardon Lopez, DUI first offense, MASEP, VIP in lieu of two days jail, $635 fine

• Richard Lacy, DUI first offense, MASEP, VIP in lieu of two days jail, $638 fine

• Leon Woodard Turner IV, telephone harassment, $250 fine; possession of paraphernalia, driver’s license suspended for six months, $250 fine

• Matthew C. Pickett, DUI first offense, MASEP, VIP in lieu of two days jail, $638 fine

• Zebeed Greggs Jr., DUI first offense, MASEP, VIP in lieu of two days jail

•Percy Lee Phillips, DUI first offense, MASEP, VIP, $635 fine

• Mack Eugene McLemore, alcohol consumption under 21, $100 fine

• George E. McCoy, possession of marijuana, $250 fine

• Michael R. McCollum, DUI second offense, five days jail, diagnostic assessment, 10 days community service, $838 fine

• Steven Bell Heidelberg, alcohol consumption under 21, failure to appear, $100 fine

• Jonathan Earl Cranmore, public drunk, charge dismissed on motion by county attorney

• Carlos Torres, DUI first offense, guilty in absence, $638 fine, bench warrant issued

• Chakalia Donald, possession of marijuana, driver’s license suspended for six months, $250 fine

• GregoryL. Brunson, DUI first offense, MASEP, VIP in lieu of two days jail, $488 fine

• Carlton L. Lavender Jr., DUI first offense, dismissed on motion by defense, lack of prosecuting witness

• Robert David Riley, DUI first offense, not guilty

• Jay Daniel Thomson, DUI first offense, MASEP, VIP in lieu of two days jail, $638 fine

• Khaleah M. Naylor, DUI first offense, MASEP, VIP lieu of two days jail, $488 fine

• James William Moes, domestic violence, FVIP counseling

• HaleyM. Daugherty, DUI first offense, MASEP, VIP in lieu of two days jail, $488 fine

• Amber N. Clark, DUI first offense, MASEP, VIP in lieu of two days jail, $488 fine

• Christina Lard, simple assault, $250 fine

• Derek Michael Crider, DUI first offense, MASEP, VIP in lieu of two days jail, $638 fine

• Joseph Lester Pate, DUI first offense, MASEP, time served

• Willie Andrew Bourdeaux, false pretense, suspended, $150 fine

• Gary D. Smith, DUI first offense, guilty in absence, $638 fine

• James M. Watson, DUI first offense, MASEP, VIP in lieu of two days jail, $638 fine

• Joshua A. Watkins, DUI first offense, dismissed

• Willie C. Tucker, DUI first offense, MASEP, VIP in lieu of two days jail, $638 fine

• Jason D. Pritchett, DUI first offense, MASEP, VIP in lieu of two days jail, $488 fine

• Mack C. Martin, possession of marijuana, charge dismissed on motion by county attorney; DUI first offense, MASEP, VIP in lieu of two days jail, $638 fine

• Kyle A. Johnson, DUI first offense, MASEP, VIP, non-adjudication, $488 fine

• Christopher Earl Gordon, possession of marijuana, driver’s license suspended for six months, $250 fine; DUI first offense, charge dismissed on motion by county attorney

• Adunus J. Brooks, possession of marijuana, charge dismissed on motion by county attorney; DUI first offense, MASEP, VIP in lieu of two days jail, $638 fine

• John H. Gist, DUI first offense, dismissed on motion by defense

• Joseph K. McGowin, DUI first offense, MASEP, VIP in lieu of two days jail, $488 fine

• Terry P. Leahy, DUI first offense, guilty in absence, $638 fine

• Theda M. Culpepper, DUI first offense, dismissed on motion by defense, lack of jurisdiction

• Brian J. Dalton, DUI first offense, dismissed on motion by defense, lack of prosecuting witness

• Shaun P. Slay, DUI first offense, MASEP, VIP in lieu of two days jail, $638 fine





Municipal Court



The following list of non-traffic cases, but including DUIs, were heard in Meridian Municipal Court this week:



• Carmen Boose, DUI first offense, $400 fine, $219 court costs, two days jail, suspended

• Andrea Rosanne Boyd, simple assault, dismissed, no witness; malicious mischief, dismissed, no witness; threatening/harassment first offense, dismissed, no witness

• Ray V. Brittain, embezzlement, dismissed, no witness

• Paul D. Bucher, contributing to the delinquency of minor, dismissed; possession of a controlled substance, dismissed

• Maurice R. Clayton, disorderly conduct, dismissed; resisting arrest, $500 fine, $88 court costs; possession of marijuana, $250 fine, $108 court costs

• Tori A. Figgers, simple assault, dismissed

• Dwayne D. Graham, disturbing the peace, dismissed, no witness

• Pamela Hambrick, simple assault, dismissed, no witness

• Santonio Heidelberg, assault on a minor, $1,150 fine, $108 court costs; disobeyed stop sign, $25 fine, $75 court costs

• Nathan R. Horton, possession of controlled substance, dismissed

• Charles Lane Hutton, disorderly conduct, $500 fine, $108 court costs; resisting arrest, dismissed

• Richard David Jones, DUI (other substance) first offense, $400 fine, $219 court costs, two days jail, suspended; possession of marijuana, dismissed; possession of paraphernalia, dismissed

• Jeffery Mason, DUI second offense, $1,000 fine, $219 court costs, 20 days jail

• Rodney James Moody, disorderly conduct, dismissed

• Regena Rocell Rew, threatening/harassment first offense, dismissed

• Shawn Will Robinson, domestic violence first offense, dismissed

• Lee Arthur Russell, trespassing, dismissed; malicious mischief, dismissed

• Mia F. Sims, possession of marijuana second offense, $500 fine, $98 court costs; resisting arrest, dismissed

• Latonya R. Spencer, assault on minor, $1,150 fine, $108 court costs

• James Rae Thead, DUI first offense, $400 fine, $219 court costs, two days jail, suspended two days

• Gregory Utley, giving false information, $500 fine, $108 court costs

• Charles Henry Brown, refusing to stop for police, $500 fine, $75 court costs; driving with suspended or revoked driver’s license, $200 fine, $75 court costs; DUI second offense, $1,000 fine, $219 court costs, 20 days jail



Abbreviations:

AB — Appearance bond

MASEP — Mississippi Alcohol Safety

Education Program

DUI — Driving under the influence

ISP — Intensive supervision probation

VIP — Victim Impact Panel

MDOC — Mississippi Department of

Corrections

PRS — Post-release supervision

FTHVUC — Failure to have vehicle under control

FTYROW — Failure to yield right of way



Legal phrases:

• Bench warrant — An arrest warrant issued by a judge when a defendant fails to show up for a scheduled court appearance

• Dismissed with prejudice — The defendant cannot be brought up for trial again on the same charge.

• Dismissed without prejudice — The

defendant can be brought up for trial again on the same charge.

• Non-adjudication — Means the

defendant's record will be expunged if he/she successfully completes probation and complies with the court's instructions.

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