Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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January 14, 2013

Wing nets 8-year prison sentence in drug cases

CROSSVILLE — A Cumberland County man who has lived at various addresses in the county and has been arrested in the past on methamphetamine-related charges, pleaded guilty last month in Criminal Court and received a total of eight years to be served in prison.

Paul Jonathan Wing, 52, whose last known address was on School St., was facing trial on two counts of promotion of the manufacture of methamphetamine, initiation of the process to manufacture meth, manufacture of less than .5 grams of meth, enhanced by the state Drug-Free School Zone Act, two counts of theft of less than $500, simple possession and simple possession of a schedule IV drug.

He pleaded guilty before Criminal Court Judge Leon Burns to manufacture of less than .5 grams of meth, enhanced by violation of the state Drug-Free School Zone, promotion of the manufacture of meth and attempt to initiate the manufacture of meth. Remaining charges were dropped.

Wing will not have to pay fines or court costs while he is incarcerated.

One of his pleas stem from his arrest in October 2010 by Deputy Danny Stone; another relates to his March 2012 arrest by Sheriff's Deputies Sgt. Jason Elmore and Kevin Phillips.

Information on the third arrest was not available.

In other cases on the docket, the following took place:

Arraignment

•Kristopher Shawn Shipley, manufacture of less than .5 grams of methamphetamine, continued to the Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

Return with attorney

•Billy Ray Conley, fifth offense driving under the influence, violation of the habitual motor vehicle offender law, driving on a revoked license and refusing to take an intoximeter test, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent Conley; continued to Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

•Donnie Dewayne Davenport, promotion of the manufacture of methamphetamine, Robert Zecher appointed to represent Davenport; continued to Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

•Ronald Dale Graham, driving under the influence, per se (more than .20 percent) and driving on a revoked license, continued to the Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

•Brian Andrew Melton, burglary and theft of more than $1,000, continued to the Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

•Eskel R. Sherrill, theft of more than $1,000, continued to the Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

•Johnny Earl Stokes, theft of more than $1,000, continued to Jan. 30 at which time defendant is to return to court with an attorney.

•James Byron Wright, violation of the habitual motor vehicle offender law, continued to Jan. 30 at which time defendant is to return to court with an attorney.

•Nicole Marie Yingling, reckless aggravated assault (with serious bodily injury), continued to the Jan. 22 discussion docket and the Jan. 30 deadline docket.

Arraignment

•Timothy J. Alcorn, reckless endangerment, simple possession of a schedule II drug and possession of drug paraphernalia, continued to the Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

•Amy Grace Griffin, filing a false report and insurance fraud, continued to Jan. 25 at which time Griffin is to return to court with an attorney.

•Michael K. Hensley, driving under the influence and driving on a suspended license, continued to Jan. 25 at which time Hensley is to return to court with an attorney.

•Ricky Dewayne Young, aggravated burglary and theft of more than $1,000, continued to the Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

Deadline docket

•George Adcock, observing without consent, public intoxication and resisting arrest, dropped with death of the defendant.

•Timothy J. Alcorn, felony evading, continued to the Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

•Dennis E. Anderson, driving under the influence, possession of a prohibited weapon and refusing to take an intoximeter test, motion hearing set for Jan. 25.

•Reece Michael Aytes, theft of more than $1,000, continued to Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

•Larence James Brozik, sexual exploitation of a minor (more than 100 images), continued to Feb. 15 hearing date and set for trial March 27; bond reduction denied.

•Albin Salvatore Buechel, violation of the precious metal holding period law, set for trial March 27.

•Briak Burkhalter, violation of the sex offender registry law and public intoxication, continued to Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

•William K. Delolio, robbery and alternate count of robbery by violence, bond reduced from $5,000 to $500; continued to the Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

•Robert J. Gilleand, aggravated robbery, continued to the Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

•James Hugh Gist, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and two counts of violation of an order of protection, dropped.

•Gary S. Haney, aggravated burglary, domestic assault and order of protection, set for trial March 7.

•Amber Nicole Helton, burglary and theft of $1,000, continued to the Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

•John Alan James, third offense driving under the influence and driving on a suspended license, continued to Jan. 25.

•Michael William Keck, aggravated burglary and theft of more than $10,000, continued to the Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

•Ernest Otto Ketelhut, aggravated robbery and evading arrest, continued to the Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

•Antoinette Fluer Lacasse, driving under the influence per se, set for trial April 16.

•Adam Garth Murphy, obtaining a controlled substance by fraud, continued to Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

•Marvin Joe Randolph, 13 counts of forgery, 13 counts of passing a forged instrument, aggravated burglary, two counts of unlawful possession of a weapon, theft of more than $1,000 and three counts of theft of less than $500, continued to the Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

•Cherie Lynn Reid, aggravated burglary, burglary and theft of less than $500, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear; ordered held for bond hearing.

•Jerry Dale Richards, driving under the influence, enhanced, and felony evading arrest, continued to Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

•David Edward Seickendick Jr., theft of more than $500, continued to Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

•Jeffrey A. Sharp, two counts of possession of a schedule II drug, theft and unlawful carrying of a weapon, continued to Jan. 11 for motion hearing.

•James A. Sherrill, violation of the habitual motor vehicle offender law order, continued to March 4.

•Richard Lynn Sherrill, driving under the influence and violation of the habitual motor vehicle offender law, continued to the Jan. 22 discussions docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

•Samantha Rose Sherrill, five counts of aggravated burglary, burglary, theft of more than $10,000, three counts of theft of more than $1,000, theft of more than $500 and theft of less than $5000, continued to the Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

•Steven Ray Sherrill, theft of more than $1,000, theft of more than $500 and two counts of theft of less than $500, continued to the Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

•Ronald Stephen Thacker, two counts of criminal simulation, dismissed because defendant is in custody of federal authorities.

•James Edward Whittaker, second offense driving under the influence, felony evading arrest, possession of a schedule II drug, failure to take an intoximeter test and third offense driving on a revoked license, motion hearing set for Feb. 15; set for trial March 21.

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