Cases adjudicated in January

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    The following cases were tried last month, according to records in the Patrick County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office.

    Jordan Lee Haley, of Madison, N.C., on Jan. 3 was found guilty of three counts of distribute Schedule I or II controlled substance. He was sentenced to 10 years on each count, all suspended except a total of 11 months and 29 days; $250 fine and operator’s license suspended for six months and costs. Haley also received five years probation and ordered to pay $400 in restitution.

    Bryce Camden Priddy, of Lawsonville, N.C., on Jan. 3 was found guilty of three counts distribute Schedule I or II controlled substance and sentenced to 10 years on each count, all suspended except a total of 4 years; $500 fine; operator’s license suspended for six months and costs; complete five years probation; a Therapeutic Community Program at Indian Creek and pay $245 in restitution.

    Jerry Dean Willard, of Stuart, on Jan. 5 was found guilty of six counts distribute Schedule I or II controlled substance, and sentenced on each count to 10 years, all suspended;  $200 fine; operator’s license suspended for six months and costs.

    Willard also was found guilty of four counts of conspiracy to distribute Schedule I or II Controlled Substance, and sentenced on each count to serve five years, all suspended except a total of four years and eight months; costs.

    He must complete five years probation; Therapeutic Community Program at Indian Creek and pay $450 restitution.

    Jonathan Blake Howell, of Stuart, on Jan. 8 was found guilty of disorderly conduct, and sentenced to  30 days in jail, suspended; two years good behavior.

    Billy Joe Smith Jr., of Glade Hill, on Jan. 8 was found guilty of destruction of property, and sentenced to  12 months in jail, suspended; two years good behavior; complete anger management class within 90 days; costs; and pay a total of $13,396 in restitution.

    Sidney LaDane Pettigrew, address unknown, on Jan. 8 was found guilty of a probation violation. All the previously suspended time was revoked and re-suspended. He also must complete 42-48 week CCAP Program; three- years probation and ordered to pay costs.

    Joshua C. Mitchell, of Ravencliff, W.Va., on Jan. 8 was found guilty of one count each remove endangered plant and disorderly conduct, and on each count sentenced to 30 days in jail, suspended and 30 days in jail, 28 days suspended, respectively. He also was ordered to pay costs; one year good behavior.

    Stacey Lynnette Tilley, of Lawsonville, N.C., on Jan. 10 was found guilty of three counts distribute Schedule I or II controlled substance, and sentenced on each count to five years, all suspended except a total of one year; $250 fine; operator’s license suspended for six months; costs; four years probation and $180 in restitution.

    James Carl Rorrer, address unknown, on Jan. 10 was found guilty of a probation violation.  All previously suspended time was revoked and re-suspended except nine months; five years probation upon release; Therapeutic Community Program at Indian Creek; and costs.

    Timothy Walter White, of Stuart, on Jan. 11 was found guilty of two counts assault and battery and sentenced on each count to 12 months in jail; costs. He also was found guilty of three counts aggravated sexual battery, and sentenced on each count to 10 years, all suspended except two years and six months; five years probation; 20 years good behavior; register as a sex offender with Virginia State Police.

    Christopher Wayne Johnson, of Dublin, on Jan. 11 was found guilty of probation violation; all previously suspended time was revoked and re-suspended, except 12 months; five years probation upon release; drug counseling as directed by Probation Officer; costs and assessed restitution.

    Tommy Martin Hiatt, of Lawsonville, N.C., on Jan. 16 was found guilty of probation violation. All previously suspended time was revoked and re-suspended except eight months; probation was extended to five years upon release and costs.

    Michael Carpenter, of Stuart, on Jan. 16 was found guilty of summary contempt and sentenced to 10 days in jail and costs.

    Harvey Woods, of Fancy Gap, on Jan. 22 was found guilty of two counts distribute Schedule IV controlled substance, and sentenced to five years, suspended; operator’s license suspended for six months and costs; one count distribute Schedule I or II controlled substance, third offense, and sentenced to 30 years, all suspended except 13 years (10 years of which is a mandatory minimum); $2,500 fine and operator’s license suspended for six months; costs. He also was found guilty of one count each possession of marijuana, ordered to pay costs and operator’s license was suspended for six months; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and sentenced to two years (mandatory minimum) and costs; possession of ammunition by a convicted felon and sentenced to five years, suspended, and ordered to pay costs; obstruction of justice and sentenced to 12 months in jail and ordered to pay costs.

    He also must complete 10 years probation and a Therapeutic Community Program at Indian Creek.

    Jay Thomas Goins, of Stuart, on Jan. 22 was found guilty of three counts distribute imitation Schedule I or II controlled substance, and sentenced to five years, suspended, $100 fine, operator’s license suspended for six months and costs; two counts each distribute Schedule I or II controlled substance – second offense, and sentenced on each count to 10 years, all suspended except three years and three months (3 years of which is a mandatory minimum), operator’s license suspended for six months and costs; one count forge public record, and sentenced to five years, suspended, and costs. Goins must complete five years probation, Therapeutic Community Program at Indian Creek and pay $275 restitution.

    Candace Bowman, of Spencer, on Jan. 24 was found guilty of hit and run (misdemeanor), and ordered to pay $25 fine and costs.

    Gary William Jones, of Spencer, on Jan. 24 was found guilty of violation of terms of good behavior. All time was revoked and re-suspended except 10 days, three years good behavior, one year supervised probation, complete Drug Treatment Program and pay costs.

    Carl James Davis, of North Carolina, on Jan. 24 was found guilty of defective equipment and ordered to pay $250 fine and costs.

    Watkins Olando Penn, of Martinsville, on Jan. 24 was found guilty of distribute Schedule I or II controlled substance and sentenced to 30 years, all suspended except six years and seven months, $1,000 fine, operator’s license suspended for six months and costs; conspiracy to distribute Schedule I or II controlled substance and sentenced to five years, suspended and costs; five years probation; restitution of $250 and Therapeutic Community Program at Indian Creek.

    Bridget Jeanne Cromer, of Danbury, N.C., on Jan. 24 was found guilty of three counts of distribute imitation Schedule I or II controlled substance, and sentenced on each count to five years, all suspended except a total of 30 days; operator’s license suspended for six months and costs; five years probation, $150 restitution, and complete drug treatment program.

    Robert Bedsaul, of Dublin, on Jan. 24 was found guilty of probation violation. All previously suspended time was revoked and re-suspended except nine months; probation was extended five years; and ordered to pay costs.

    Roger Irvin Craig, of Bassett, on Jan. 25 was found guilty of assault and battery and sentenced to  12 months in jail, suspended; good behavior for one year; and costs.

    Brittany Pickering, of Stuart, on Jan. 25 was found guilty of one count each assault and battery and sentenced to 12 month in jail, all suspended except five days, $250 fine; costs and one year good behavior; fail to appear, and ordered to pay costs.

    Phillip Wayne Vaughn, of Bassett, on Jan. 25 was found guilty of probation violation. All previously suspended time was revoked and re-suspended upon five years good behavior and costs.

    Keith Edward Hash, of Stuart, on Jan. 25 was found guilty of six counts distribute Schedule I or II controlled substance and sentenced on each count to 10 years suspended, except a total of four years; $200 fine, operator’s license suspended for six months and costs; five years probation; Therapeutic Community Program at Indian Creek and a total of $28,742.60 restitution.

    Scott Douglas Elkins, of Pounding Mill, on Jan. 29 was found guilty of drive while suspended, third offense, and sentenced to 90 days in jail, all suspended except 10 days (mandatory minimum); $100 fine; one year good behavior; costs; operator’s license suspended for 90 days.

    Darrell W. Martin, of Fieldale, on Jan. 29 was found guilty of probation violation. All previously suspended time was revoked and re-suspended upon completion of the 42-48 week CCAP program; probation was extended five years, and ordered to pay costs.

    Gary Wayne Tilley, Sr., of Stuart, on Jan. 29 was found guilty of one count each: obstruction of justice, and sentenced to  12 months in jail,  all suspended except 10 days; $200 fine, costs and 12 months good behavior; destruction of property, 30 days in jail, suspended, $100 fine and costs; assault on a law enforcement officer, and sentenced to five years, all suspended except six months (mandatory minimum), three years probation, $500 fine and costs.

    Tracy Leon Jessup, of Ararat, on Jan. 29 was found guilty of fail to appear and ordered to pay costs.