A Cumberland County man accused of stealing thousands of dollars and using forgery as way to obtain funds from his father has pleaded guilty to two of the nine counts he was facing and received a split sentence.

Walter Peter Sauvan Jr., 38, whose last known address was on Pugh Rd., was indicted in November on charges of theft of more than $60,000 and four counts of forgery and four counts of passing a forged instrument. He received a total of five years to serve, with the sentence modified to one year in jail followed by four years on supervised probation.

The sentencing agreement also calls for a vehicle seized by police at the time of Sauvan's arrest be transferred to Walter Sauvan Sr., victim in the case and the defendant's dad.

Sauvan was accused of intercepting and taking a $78,000 check from a trust fund of the father's and with cashing the check. In a separate indictment, he was accused of forging his dad's name on checks for nearly $1,000.

Crossville Police were contacted about the thefts and forgeries in May and continued their investigation for several weeks before the case was presented to the grand jury.

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

Deadline docket

•Nicole D. Boniol, promotion of the manufacture of methamphetamine, continued to Jan. 25.

•John Dallas Brown, two counts of passing a forged instrument, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear; ten days in jail and ordered held for bond hearing.

•Ricky Lyle Brown, promotion of the manufacture of methamphetamine, aggravated assault and two counts of theft of more than $500, continued to Jan. 25.

•Lawrence James Brozik, sexual exploitation of a minor (more than 100 images), continued to Jan. 25.

•Kenny Lee Bullock, possession of more than one-half ounce of marijuana for sale and for delivery, continued to Feb. 17.

•Michael Brandon Crabtree, criminal simulation, state to drop the charges.

•William Allen Davenport, aggravated child abuse and felony murder, continued to Jan. 20.

•Adrian Kathleen Dietrich, burglary and theft of more than $1,000, Public Defender's Office allowed to withdraw from case due to conflict; Matthew Edwards appointed and continued to Feb. 17.

•Brandon Scott Duerr, sexual exploitation of a minor, Matthew Edwards allowed to withdraw from case due to conflict; Gloria Snavely appointed to represent the defendant and continued to Feb. 17.

•Michael Scott Elliott, driving under the influence, per se, and driving on a suspended license, continued to Jan. 20.

•Tonya Denny Fish, third offense driving under the influence, driving on a revoked license and refusing to take an intoximeter test, continued to Jan. 25.

•Tommy Carl Melton, initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine, Public Defender's Office allowed to withdraw from the case; John Williams appointed to represent the defendant and continued to Feb. 17.

•Sergio Joshua Muniz, two counts of domestic assault and aggravated domestic assault, continued to Jan. 25.

•Michelle Lee Owens, aggravated burglary, felony evading arrest, theft, reckless endangerment and driving under the influence, continued to Jan. 20.

•Cody Justice Selby, manufacture of more than 20 marijuana plants, continued to Jan. 20.

•James A. Sherrill, violation of the habitual motor vehicle offender law, continued to Feb. 17.

•Alvin Douglas Sink Sr., disorderly conduct, state to drop the charge.

•James Allen Spriggs, theft of more than $60,000 and theft of more than $10,000, continued to Jan. 25.

•Jacob Lonzie Stephens, forgery and passing a forged instrument, continued to Feb. 17.

•Jonathon Chris Turner, aggravated burglary, evading arrest, third offense driving under the influence, vandalism of less than $500 and two counts of theft of more than $1,000, continued to Jan. 25.

•Alfred Leon Wilson, kidnapping, continued to Feb. 17 with bond set at $20,000.

•Paul Jonathan Wing, possession of methamphetamine for resale and possession of meth for delivery, initiation of the process to manufacture meth, promotion of the manufacture of meth, simple possession of a schedule IV drug, theft of less than $500 and two counts of simple possession, continued to March 22.

Return with attorney

•Eric Len Clouse, theft of more than $1,000, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; to pay $300 toward legal fees and continued to Feb. 17.

•Willie Ashton Dyal, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Feb. 17.

•Roger A. Moore, burglary and theft of more than $1,000, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Feb. 17.

•Jacob Melton Morrow, promotion of the manufacture of methamphetamine, Randal Boston appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Jan. 25.

•Steve Phillips, four counts of vandalism, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; to pay $300 toward legal fee and continued to Feb. 17.

•Cherie Lynn Reid, burglary, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear; ten days in jail and ordered held for bond hearing.

•Jonathan Wesley Rose, burglary and theft of property, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; to pay $300 toward legal fee and continued to Feb. 17.

•Donna Lynn Schubert, forgery and passing a forged instrument, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Feb. 17.

Motions and hearings

•Jean Ann Cowen, attempted kidnapping hearing and probation revocation hearing continued to Jan. 20.

•Charles Kopsie, initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine, hearing continued to Jan. 25.

•Ronald Lewis Whited, aggravated burglary and theft of more than $500, hearing continued to Jan. 25.

•David A. Bramblett, three counts of aggravated sexual battery, post conviction relief motion withdrawn.

•Gary Lee Burg, aggravated sexual battery, motion hearing continued to Jan. 20.

•Donald Dale Sandstedt, rape, continued to Feb. 17.

•Melanie Jean Swafford, possession of more than one-ounce for sale and for delivery and possession of a schedule II drug for sale and for delivery, continued to Jan. 25.

•Gregory Allen Thomas, second offense driving under the influence and refusing to take an intoximeter test, motion for new trial waived with guilty pleas in unrelated meth cases.

•Joseph Shane Harvel, burglary, theft of more than $500, vandalism of less than $500 and driving under the influence, motion for early release denied.

•Bradley A. Price, TennCare fraud, continued to Jan. 20.

•David Jonathan Elmore, burglary, continued to Jan. 20.

Probation violation

•Amanda N. Kemmer, on probation because of an initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine charge, was found guilty of probation violations and was transferred to house arrest of community corrections.

•Alan Dewayne Light, on probation because of two counts of sixth offense driving under the influence and two counts of fourth offense driving on a revoked license, had probation revoked because of violations.

•Harry Stephen Lintz, on probation because of three counts of worthless checks of more than $1,000, had probation revoked and was ordered to serve 24 hours of community service and had probation extended for two years.

•Dustin M. Nelson, on probation because of multiple burglary, auto burglary and theft cases, had probation revoked and was ordered to serve the balance of his four-year sentence.

•John Howard Parham Jr., summons issued for probation revocation hearing Jan. 25.

•Nathaniel H. Payne, on probation because of a theft of more than $1,000 charge, had probation revoked and was ordered to serve the balance of his sentence.

•Robert Michael West, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; revocation hearing continued to Jan. 20.

•Leah Ann Hays, on probation because of a reckless endangerment charge, had probation revoked because of violations, to serve 45 days in jail and probation extended for 11 months and 29 days.

•Eugene Paul Marinski, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; revocation hearing continued to Jan. 20.

•James F. Wagoner, Jimmy Smith of Rockwood appointed to represent the defendant; revocation hearing continued to Jan. 20.

•James Lee Sherrill, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; revocation hearing continued to Feb. 17.

•Christopher Allen Taylor, Randal Boston appointed to represent the defendant; revocation hearing continued to Jan. 20.

Community corrections

•Chad Ray Hatfield, on probation because of burglary, theft of more than $10,000 and two counts of theft of more than $1,000, had probation revoked and was ordered to serve the balance of his four-year sentence with the option of entering a court-approved long-term rehab program.

•Daniel L. Jackson, probation revocation hearing continued to Jan. 20.

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