Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

October 10, 2012

Meth charge nets 5-year prison sentence

By Michael R. Moser
Editor

CROSSVILLE — A Cumberland County man, who last December was in Criminal Court pleading guilty to a meth charge, was back in court on Sept. 21 pleading an information charging a new meth-related charge. He received a new five-year prison sentence.

Roy Lynn Headrick, 42, Old Gordon Rd., was on two-year probation after he pleaded guilty in December 2011 to promotion of the manufacture of meth and theft of more than $1,000. At the time he served 60 days in jail with the remainder on probation.

In August of this year, Headrick was arrested on a charge of initiation of the process to manufacture meth, following a sheriff's department investigation.

In the information, Headrick pleaded guilty to attempt to initiate the process to make meth. His five-year prison sentence is to be served concurrently with the two-years being served on the probation violation.

In other cases on the docket, the following guilty pleas were entered:

•Logan M. Kennedy, 22, two counts of aggravated burglary and theft of less than $500, pleaded guilty to all charges and received a total of four years in prison, suspended to probation and release into the Teen Challenge program which must be completed. If not, Kennedy will be required to serve his sentence. He is to pay $541 restitution with a restraining order against contact with the victims.

•Levi Adam Miller, 24, charged with introducing contraband into a penal institution, pleaded guilty to the charge and received a three-year suspended sentence with all but 90 days suspended. Upon completion of the 90 days, Miller will serve the balance of the three years on probation.

•Christopher Lee Susong, 34, charged with burglary, theft of more than $10,000 and theft of more than $1,000, pleaded guilty to all three charges and received a total of three years in prison, to be served consecutive to sentence to be served from General Sessions Court. He is to pay restitution if there is any.

•Nelson Luis Ortiz, 24, charged with manufacture of more than 30 marijuana plants and possession of more than one-half ounce of marijuana for sale and for delivery, pleaded guilty to sell of marijuana and received a two-year suspended prison sentence to be served on supervised probation, and was fined $2,000 and court costs. The sentence is to be served concurrently with probation violation sentence being served.

•Jeffery Dodson, 24, pleaded guilty to an information charging evading arrest and received a two-year prison sentence to serve.

•Christopher Lee Moore, 38, pleaded guilty to an information charging felony evading arrest and received a two-year suspended sentence with 90 days to serve in jail and the remainder on probation. Moore must also pay court costs and restitution.

•Amanda Jo Garrett, pleaded guilty to an information charging passing a forged instrument and theft of less than $500 and received a two-year suspended sentence to be served on probation with condition being she attend in-patient rehab.