Court cases heard in May

The following cases were adjudicated in the Patrick County Circuit Court in May, according to records in the Patrick County Circuit Court Clerk’s office:

May 7:

Brandon Reid, of Martinsville, was found guilty of three counts distribution of a controlled substance, second offense. He was sentenced on each count to 10 years in the penitentiary, all suspended, ordered to pay $200 fine, costs and his Operator’s License was suspended for six months.

He was found guilty of two counts distribution of a controlled substance, second offense, and sentenced on each count to 10 years in the penitentiary, all suspended except four years, ordered to pay $200 fine and costs. His Operator’s License was suspended for six months. Reid also was ordered to make restitution of $580, is on probation for eight years, and must successfully complete a program at Therapeutic Community at Indian Creek.

Stephanie Lemons, of Stuart, was found guilty of four counts of embezzlement and sentenced on each count to five years in the penitentiary, all suspended, $200 fine and costs. She also was found guilty of one count of embezzlement. She was sentenced to five years in the penitentiary, all suspended except 45 days, ordered to pay $200 fine and costs. Lemons also was ordered to pay restitution of $11,340, and placed on probation for five years.

Casey Rogers, of Meadows of Dan, was found guilty of a probation violation. All time previously suspended was revoked and will be re-suspended upon successful completion of 42 to 48 week program. Rogers also was ordered to pay costs.

Lorenzo Terry, address not available, was found guilty of driving under the influence (DUI), second offense, and sentenced to six months in jail, all suspended except 20 days which is a mandatory minimum. Terry also was sentenced to 12 months suspension of Operator’s License and ordered to pay $1000 fine, with $400 suspended, court costs and the use of an Ignition Interlock for six months.

May 9:

Brian Scott, of Stuart, was found guilty of a probation violation. All time previously suspended was revoked and re-suspended, except for six months. Probation was extended for three years and Scott was ordered to pay costs. He must pay $1500 within 45 days of release and continue making regular payments.

Felicia Williams Schandel, of Ferrum, was found guilty of a probation violation. All previously suspended time was revoked and re-suspended, except for 12 months. Schandel was ordered to pay restitution within 90 days of release. Probation was extended for three years and she was ordered to pay costs.

Jeanette Blankenship, of Stuart, was found guilty of one count indecent liberties. She was sentenced to 10 years in the penitentiary, all suspended. She also was ordered to pay costs.

Blankenship was found guilty of entice minor to perform pornography (victim 15 or younger), sentenced to five years in the penitentiary and ordered to pay costs.

She also was found guilty of child abuse/neglect and sentenced to five years in the penitentiary, all suspended except six months. She also was ordered to pay costs. Blankenship also must register as a Sex Offender, complete classes, and receive counseling. Probation is 10 years.

Sheena Williams, of Claudville, was found guilty of a probation violation; all previously suspended time was revoked and re-suspended. Williams was ordered to pay $400 and continue to make regular payments as ordered. Probation was extended five years.

May 11:

Adam Helton, of Stuart, was found guilty of a probation violation. All time previously suspended time was revoked and re-suspended, except 60 days. Helton also was placed on probation for three years, ordered to successfully complete the Hope Center Program and pay costs.

May 21

Ada Carter, of Martinsville, was found guilty of speeding, 69/60.

May 23:

Anthony Hill was found guilty of a probation violation. All time previously suspended was revoked and re-suspended, except for one year and six months. He also was ordered to pay costs. Probation was five years. Hill also was found guilty of fail to appear, sentenced to 10 days in jail and ordered to pay costs.

April Irvette Millner was found guilty of possession of a firearm by a felon. She was sentenced to five years in the penitentiary, all suspended except seven months. Probation was three years probation. She also was ordered to live with a parent a minimum of six months, observe a curfew of 8 p.m. and pay costs.

Timothy Cassady was found guilty of a probation violation. All previously suspended time was revoked and re-suspended. Probation was extended three years.

Virginia Manning was found guilty of a probation violation. Probation was extended three years.

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