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December 11, 2012

Domestic leads to 3-year suspended sentence

CROSSVILLE — An ongoing domestic situation turned violent culminated in an information being presented in Cumberland County Criminal Court that allowed the defendant to plead guilty and receive a suspended sentence.

Dwayne Arthur Stoner, 42, Creston Rd., was involved in a physical domestic situation in May of this year and was charged with multiple counts, including two counts of felony aggravated assault.

His attorney, Assistant Public Defender John Nesbit, presented an information in Criminal Court to one charge of the felony aggravated assault charge, bypassing presentation of the charges against Stoner to a grand jury.

The result was a sentencing agreement calling for Stoner to serve three-years  on supervised probation. The remaining charges will be dismissed.

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

Guilty pleas

•Robert Duane Hicks, 46, charged with theft of more than $1,000, forgery and passing a forged instrument, pleaded guilty to the three charges and received a total of two-years to serve with credit for 166 days already served.

•Sammy Royal Spivey, 27, charged with aggravated burglary and forgery, pleaded guilty to the charges and received a total of three years in with six months to serve and the balance on probation. He is to also pay $81 in restitution plus replacement of a door. He is being given credit for 87 days already served.

•Damon Joshua Allred, 26, charged with theft of more than $500, pleaded guilty to the charge and received a one-year suspended sentence to be served under supervised probation.

•Leroy Maness, 68, theft of more than $10,000, pleaded guilty to the charge and received a six-year sentence with one year to serve and the balance on supervised probation, and is responsible jointly for $15,000 restitution to the victim.

•Kristy L. McDonald, 30, simple possession of methamphetamine and promotion of the process to manufacture meth, pleaded guilty to promotion of the manufacture of meth and received a two-year and one-day suspended sentence to be served on supervised probation, and was fined $2,000 and court costs.

•Jeffery Eugene Morgan, 46, charged with second offense driving under the influence, felony evading arrest and simple possession of a schedule II drug, pleaded guilty to second offense driving under the influence and was sentenced to 11 months and 29 days in jail, with 75 days to serve and the balance on probation.

•James Randal Baker, 46, charged with aggravated assault, entered a best interest plea to the charge and received a four and one-half year sentence, to be served o probation, and was ordered to not have contact with the victim.

•Jeffery Lyle, 24, charged with aggravated assault and vandalism, pleaded guilty to vandalism of less than $500 and received an 11-month and 29-day sentence to be served on probation and concurrent with probation already being served, and is to pay $278 restitution.

•Michelle Lea VanDorn, 35, charged with possession of more than .5 grams of methamphetamine for sale and delivery and possession of Suboxone, pleaded guilty to possession of less than .5 grams of meth for sale and for delivery and simple possession of Suboxone and received a three-year sentence. She was granted judicial diversion, which means the charges can be removed from her record if she is successful in meeting requirements of probation, petitions the court for expungement, and it is granted.

Arraignment

•Stafford Allan Burton, two counts each of sale of Diazapam and sale of Dihydrocodone; Public Defender's Office appointed to represent Burton.

•Donathan James Davis, theft of more than $1,000; Public Defender's Office appointed to represent Davis; continued to discussion docket of Jan. 22 and deadline docket of Jan. 30.

•Derrick R. Huff, promotion of the manufacture of methamphetamine, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear; ordered held for bond hearing.

•Debora Kay Poland, filing a false report, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent Poland; continued to discussion docket of Jan. 22 and deadline docket of Jan. 30.

•Ricky Dewayne Young, aggravated burglary and theft of more than $1,000, continued to Dec. 11.

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

•Jeremy Alan Pugh, two counts of theft of more than $1,000 and two counts of theft of more than $500, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent Pugh; continued.

•Jamie J. Davis, two counts of forgery and two counts of passing a forged instrument, continued.

•Larry G. Neal, felony evading arrest, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving on a suspended license, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent Neal; continued to Dec. 11.

•John Dallas Brown, two counts of passing a forged instrument, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent Coleman; continued to Dec. 11.

Probation violations

•Leah Ann Hayes, information on reckless endangerment, probation revoked because of violations and was ordered to serve balance of his sentence.

•Travis Leo Howard, theft of more than $60,000, had probation revoked because of violations and was ordered transferred to house arrest and supervision of community corrections.

•Ricky L. Moore, possession of a schedule II drug and possession of a schedule VI drug with intent to sell or deliver, had probation revoked because of violations and was ordered to serve the balance of his sentence.

•Roger A. Moore, burglary and theft of more than $1,000, had probation revoked and was ordered to serve the balance of his sentence.

•Sergio Joshua Muniz, probation revocation hearing continued to discussion docket of Jan. 22 and deadline docket of Jan. 30.

•Joseph Randall Rolen, probation revocation hearing continued to Dec. 11.

•Darrin Lee Smith, theft of more than $1,000 and theft of more than $500, had probation revoked because of violations and was ordered transferred to house arrest and supervision of community corrections.

•Michael Shane Underwood, promotion of the manufacture of methamphetamine, had probation revoked because of violations; ordered to serve 30 days in jail and had probation extended for 11 months and 29 days.

•Gunter Ty Wilson, theft of more than $1,000, had probation revoked because of violations and was transferred to house arrest and supervision of community corrections.

•Jamie J. Davis, probation revocation hearing continued.

•Larry G. Neal, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent Neal; probation revocation hearing continued to Dec. 11.

•John Dallas Brown, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent Brown; probation revocation hearing continued to Dec. 11.

Community corrections

•Amanda L. Brown, probation revocation hearing continued.

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