A Crossville man that police say was responsible for a crime spree that included a host of misdemeanor charges but most recently illegal methamphetamine, burglary and theft, can avoid a prison sentence if he can successfully complete a mandatory in-house rehabilitation program.
Kylo Keith Smith, 27, whose last known address was on Dillon St., reached a sentencing agreement in Cumberland County Criminal Court last week and will have to serve four years in prison if he does not complete the court mandate.
Smith will be taken straight from the county jail to the drug and alcohol treatment facility in Georgia where he will be under lockdown while completing an extensive rehab program. There will no furlough between the time he leaves the jail and enters the facility.
If he is successful in completing the program, he will then be released under four years of supervised probation. If not, he will go straight to prison to begin serving his four year sentence.
Previously, Smith had pleaded guilty to charges in General Sessions Court while having others dismissed as part of the overall agreement.
Last week in Criminal Court Smith faced charges of auto burglary, domestic assault and promotion of the manufacture of meth.
He pleaded guilty to promotion of the manufacture of meth and criminal trespass with the other charges dismissed.
The agreement was reached by Deputy District Attorney Gary McKenzie and defense attorney Tiffany Lyon, in part because Smith does not have a previous felony record. Judge David Patterson accepted the agreement but cautioned Smith about the ramifications of failing to complete the rehab program.
In other cases on the docket, the following took place:
•James Don Cumby, aggravated burglary and theft more than $10,000, continued to Aug. 1.
•Ernest Eugene Frady, initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine, continued to May 13.
•Anthony Heath Howard, theft more than $1,000, continued to June. 10.
•William Dean Howard, theft more than $60,000, Tiffany Lyon appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Aug. 1.
•Rickie L. Keys, rape and sexual battery, continued to May 6.
•Austin Shane Lewis, criminal simulation, aggravated burglary and theft more than $10,000, continued to Aug. 1.
•Larry Kevin Mott, two counts each of possession of a schedule II drug for resale or delivery and felony evading arrest, continued to June 10.
•Mark Aaron Roysden, theft more than $10,000, continued to June 10.
•Hershel David Sanders, promotion of the manufacture of methamphetamine, continued to May 6.
•Donald Dale Sandstedt, rape, continued to June 6.
•Garry Heath Selby, aggravated burglary and theft more than $1,000, continued to June 10.
•David Scott Trussell, theft more than $1,000, continued to June 10.
•Michael Arnold Warden, violation of the habitual motor vehicle offender law, continued to June 10.
•Pamela L. Whittenburg, promotion of the manufacture of methamphetamine, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; continued to June 10.
Hearings and motions
•Gregory T. Abston, habitual motor vehicle offender petition order to be amended and signed.
•Alexander Ruben Carino, motion to set aside guilty plea in two counts of felony murder and attempted especially aggravated robbery, hearing continued to May 13.
•Aaron Joseph Ewing, rape, theft more than $500 and an information on a charge not on the docket, motion for pre-trial diversion continued to June 10.
•Richard M. Frazier, serving a sentence for aggravated assault, motion for furlough denied.
•Andrea L. Greatorex, motion to waive fine and/or court costs in revoked license case continued to May 17.
•James Darrian Houston, motion hearing in two counts of aggravated assault and reckless endangerment continued to June 10.
•Patricia Ann King, habitual motor vehicle offender petition, hearing continued to Aug. 1.
•Claude Mosley, violation of the habitual motor vehicle offender law, summons issued for June 10.
•Jerry Randolph, motion hearing for pre-trial diversion in promotion to manufacture methamphetamine, continued to June 10.
•Charles Lynn Frasier, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and alternate count of aggravated assault, continued to May 6.
•Kenneth M. Godsey, simple possession of methamphetamine, initiation of the process to manufacture meth, theft more than $500, simple possession of a schedule IV drug, possession of drug paraphernalia and second offense driving on a revoked license, motion to waive fines granted.