Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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July 11, 2012

Woman given ultimatum at sentencing

CROSSVILLE — A Crossville woman who has a lengthy criminal record, including eight charges on the most recent Cumberland County Criminal Court docket, was given a choice on how she will spend her future — in-house rehab or prison.

Dana Kathleen Smith, 47, accepted terms of a sentencing agreement and pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence, resisting arrest and two counts of initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine.

She received a nine-year sentence, suspended on condition she completes the successful in-house counseling program of Woman of the Well. She was also fined $2,000.

If she completes the program, she will serve her sentence on probation. If she fails to successfully complete the program, she will serve nine years in prison.

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

Probation violations

•Angela Diane Baker, on probation because of a theft of more than $1,000 charge, had probation revoked for violations and was transferred to house arrest of community corrections under supervision in White County.

•Evelyn Jeannette Brock, on probation because of manufacturing meth, possession of marijuana with intent to sell or deliver and possession of drug paraphernalia, had probation revoked and was placed under strict supervision and conditions of Drug Court.

•Donathon G. Davis, probation revocation hearing continued to July 16.

•Johnny Dale Dishman, Matthew Edwards appointed; revocation hearing continued to July 16.

•Deborah Ruth Dodson, probation revocation hearing continued to July 2 at which time defendant is to return to court with an attorney.

•Scott Anthony Gunter, on probation because of aggravated burglary and theft of more than $1,000, had probation revoked because of violations and was ordered to serve 100 days in jail.

•Roy Lynn Headrick, probation revocation hearing continued to July 16.

•Tyrel Shane Helton, on probation because of a promotion of the manufacture of methamphetamine charge, had probation revoked, was ordered to serve six months in jail and then be released to community corrections.

•Floyd Sherrill Humphrey, Robert Zecher appointed; bond set at $2,000 and revocation hearing continued to Aug. 15.

•Sarah Ann Jacks, probation revocation hearing continued to July 2.

•Joseph Donald McIntire, probation revocation hearing continued to July 2 at which time defendant is to return to court with an attorney.

•Cameron Christopher Moffett, on probation because of aggravated burglary and theft of more than $1,000, had probation revoked because of violations and was ordered to serve balance of his sentence.

•Christopher Lee Moore, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; revocation hearing continued to July 2.

•Richard Scott Moore, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; revocation hearing continued to July 2.

•Sergio Joshua Muniz, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; revocation hearing continued to July 2.

•Jesse James Simpson, Robert Zecher appointed to represent the defendant; revocation hearing continued to July 2.

•Delbert Wade Smith, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; revocation hearing continued to July 2.

•Michael James Davis, probation revocation hearing continued to Aug. 15 at which time defendant is to return to court with an attorney.

•Thomas N. Denney, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; revocation hearing continued to July 2.

•William Dean Howard, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; revocation hearing continued to July 2.

•Amy Teleah Vaughn, bond denied; Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; revocation hearing continued to July 2.

•Billy Joe Brown Jr., John Williams appointed to represent the defendant; revocation hearing continued to July 2.

Community corrections

•Robert Anthony Cressel, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear for revocation hearing; ordered held for bond hearing.

•Jeffery L. Tabor, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; revocation hearing continued to July 2.

•Ashley Nicole VanLandingham, on probation because of aggravated burglary and theft of more than $1,000, had probation revoked because of violations including new charges and was transferred to strict supervision and conditions of Drug Court.

•Chad Ray Hatfield, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; revocation hearing continued to July 2.

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