Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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October 10, 2012

2 of 3 in Antique Mall thefts plead

CROSSVILLE — Two of the three suspects arrested in August for hitting a local antique dealer twice in one week, and accused of committing similar crimes in other jurisdictions, entered guilty pleas in Cumberland County Criminal Court on Sept. 21.

Marlon B. Bell, 21, of Chickamauga, GA, pleaded guilty to an information charging two counts of theft of more than $1,000 and received two three-year sentences to be served in prison. He was also to pay, jointly and/or with his codefendant, $5,584 restitution to the Antique Mall.

A second defendant in the case, Amanda Faye Carrington, 32, also of Chickamauga, pleaded guilty to an information charging theft of more than $500 and received a two-year suspended sentence to be served on probation. She is also responsible for restitution.

A third co-defendant, Katherine Michelle Buckner, 35, of Rossville, GA, has a charge of theft of more than $1,000 pending action of the grand jury.

The pair — on two occasions in the same week — are accused of entering the Antique Mall, distracting the person on duty, and then stealing antique jewelry and items. Investigators stated Buckner was only present for one of the incidents.

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

Probation violations

•Deborah Ruth Dodson, probation revocation hearing continued.

•Sergio Joshua Muniz, aggravated domestic assault and two counts of domestic assault, continued to Oct. 29.

•Kelly Renee Trussell, probation revocation hearing continued to Dec. 11.

•James Michael Eller, reckless homicide, had probation revoked because of violations and was transfered to community corrections and had probation extended one year.

Community corrections

•Jeffrey L. Tabor, revocation hearing continued to Oct. 5.

•Charles A. Greene, four counts of possession of more than .5 grams of cocaine for sale and possession of more than .5 grams of cocaine for delivery, continued to Nov. 19.

•Chase Brian Rogers, theft of more than $1,000, continued to Oct. 5.

•Michael Eugene Sherrill, violation of the habitual motor vehicle offender law, continued to Dec. 11.

Continued boundovers

The following cases were continued and are still waiting for presentation to the grand jury.

•Darnell Durbin, aggravated assault with a weapon, continued to Nov. 13.

•Mitchell Ramon Myers, theft of merchandise and theft of property of more than $500, continued to Nov. 13.

•Jack Neal Jr., two counts of initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine, continued to Nov. 13.

Return with attorney

•Everett Colwell, two counts of criminal simulation, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Jan. 30.

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