Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

December 28, 2012

Woman to serve 7 years on probation in drug cases

By Michael R. Moser

CROSSVILLE — A woman facing multiple counts of methamphetamine-related charges pleaded guilty to an information to six counts and received a suspended sentence. An eighth charge was dropped as a result of the plea.

Kimberly Sharlene Adkisson, 35, was charged with the offenses between July 2011 and mid-year this year. Charges included initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine, promotion of the manufacture of meth, possession of immediate precursors of meth, simple possession of meth and criminal simulation.

Adkisson pleaded guilty to all the charges, including an attempt to possess meth for resale pending in General Sessions Court. An initiation of the process to manufacture meth was dropped.

The probation of seven years will be supervised by the Department of Corrections. Adkisson was given credit for 45 days already served.

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


•Ronald Dale Graham, driving under the influence, per se (more than 20 percent), and driving on a revoked license, continued to Dec. 11.

•Brenda Gail Vasquez, sale of dihydrocodone, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent Vasquez; continued to Jan. 22 discussion docket and Jan. 30 deadline docket.

•Johnny Earl Stokes, theft of more than $1,000, continued.

Probation violations

•Darren Bryce Hamby, probation violation hearing continued.

•Christopher Allen Taylor, probation hearing continued to discussion deadline of Jan. 22 and deadline docket of Jan. 30.

•Jamie J. Davis, on probation because of two counts of forgery and two counts of passing a forged instrument, probation extended 11 months and 29 days.

•John Robert Carmichael, on probation for violation of the sex offender registry law requirements, 60 days in jail for violations.

Community corrections

•Hershel David Sanders, probation revocation hearing continued to Jan. 30.

•Amanda L. Brown, Randal Boston appointed to represent the defendant; revocation hearing continued.