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District court proceedings

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By The Staff

Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings Nov. 2.

Daniel J. Catlett, arraignment, three counts of third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor -- pleaded guilty, sentencing Nov. 5.

Michael S. Cummins, arraignment, third-degree possession of a controlled substance (drug unspecified), possession of marijuana, failure to surrender a revoked operator’s license -- pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Nov. 5.

Thomas L. Rakestraw Jr., hearing, possession of marijuana -- to serve 30 days jail (credit time served).

Crystal C. Williams, arraignment, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, license to be in possession, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, failure to notify Department of Transportation of change of address -- bonded out.

Robert L. Rogers, arraignment, operating a motor vehicle under the influence (BAC .210) -- pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Nov. 18, motion/disposition/trial date Nov. 30.

Nathan F. Gamble, arraignment, second-degree assault -- pleaded not guilty, preliminary hearing Nov. 12.

Ron W. Ballard, disposition, driving on a DUI-suspended operator’s license -- amended to operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, pleaded guilty, sentenced to 30 days (conditionally discharged for two years), $343, installment/deferred payment Jan. 25.

Michael C. Blake, arraignment, operating a vehicle with an expired operator’s license -- dismissed.

Jeff Cheatham Jr., disposition, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- dismissed.

Dana F. Dahlen, review, operating a motor vehicle under the influence (BAC .270) -- home incarceration program completed.

Melanie Denny, arraignment, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license -- pleaded guilty, sentenced to 30 days (conditionally discharged for one year), $243; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- pleaded guilty, $500, installment/deferred payment May 3.

Justin D. Flood, disposition, operating a motor vehicle under the influence -- continued to Nov. 16.

James R. Florence, continued first appearance, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- motion/disposition/trial date Nov. 16.

Walter L. France, arraignment, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, possession of marijuana, use/possession of drug paraphernalia -- pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Nov. 18, motion/disposition/trial date Nov. 30.

Evan P. Goodlett, arraignment, license to be in possession -- continued first appearance Nov. 16.

Stephen E. Henry, disposition, operating a motor vehicle under the influence (BAC .147) -- pretrial conference Nov. 18, motion/disposition/trial date Nov. 30.

Donovan L. Himes, arraignment, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- dismissed.

Zack T. Hopkins, arraignment, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- dismissed.

Eric S. Jockers, show cause, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license -- failed to appear, bench warrant.

Tommy F. Jude, arraignment, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- dismissed.

Joseph L. Linville, disposition, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- continued to Dec. 14.

Courtney Lovell, disposition, no operator’s/moped license -- dismissed.

Roger Lee Lynn, arraignment, operating a motor vehicle under the influence -- pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Nov. 18, motion/disposition/trial date Nov. 30.

Jeffery S. Mason, motion to revoke probation, operating a motor vehicle under the influence (BAC .294) -- sustained, to serve 150 days jail, bench warrant.

Ricardo S. Meaux, disposition, passing a loading/unloading school/church bus -- pleaded guilty, recommended to state traffic school.

Mark A. Neff Jr., hearing, license to be in possession, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- proof filed.

Doris M. O’Donnell, disposition, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license -- amended to no license in possession, pleaded guilty, $20, installment/deferred payment Nov. 30; failure to notify Department of Transportation of change of address -- dismissed.

Chad D. Patterson, disposition, driving on a DUI-suspended operator’s license -- pleaded guilty, sentenced to 30 days (conditionally discharged for two years), $100 due Nov. 2.

Stacy A. Percell, arraignment, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license -- pleaded not guilty, disposition Dec. 28; failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- dismissed.

Mitchell Ravelich, disposition, operating a motor vehicle under the influence -- continued to Nov. 16.

Jeffery C. Robinson, disposition, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, possessing a license when privileges are revoked/suspended, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, failure to notify Department of Transportation of change of address -- failed to appear, show cause.

Steven T. Shearer, arraignment, operating a motor vehicle under the influence -- pleaded guilty, 30-day operator’s license suspension, $728; possession of marijuana -- pleaded guilty, sentenced to 30 days (conditionally discharged for one year), $100 to Anderson County Drug Intervention Fund, $100, installment/deferred payment Jan. 25.

Jeremy L. Simpson, arraignment, failure to notify Department of Transportation of change of address, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance -- failed to appear.

Robert L. Stratton, disposition, operating a motor vehicle under the influence (BAC .179) -- pleaded guilty, sentenced to six months, to serve 45 days, 12-month operator’s license suspension, review Nov. 30, $878, installment/deferred payment May 3.

Raymundo Vasquez, arraignment, no operator’s/moped license -- pleaded guilty, sentenced to 30 days (conditionally discharged for one year), $243; operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license -- pleaded guilty, sentenced to 30 days (concurrent), $100, fines and costs due Nov. 2.

Jeffrey C. Walker, disposition, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license -- amended to no license in possession, pleaded guilty, $163, installment/deferred payment Jan. 25.

David L. Naiser, hearing, no insurance card in possession, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance -- dismissed.

Matthew C. Sebastian, hearing, failure to produce an insurance card, failure to notify Department of Transportation of change of address, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- dismissed.

Christopher S. Batten, show cause, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance -- payment due Nov. 2.

Gilbert F. Chapman, show cause, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, use/possession of drug paraphernalia, failure of notify Department of Transportation of change of address -- fine converted to 60 days jail.

Billy J. Covert, show cause, license to be in possession -- failed to appear.

Tony Cunningham, show cause, license to be in possession -- payment due Nov. 2.

Michael Scott Farley, show cause, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, operating a motor vehicle under the influence -- failed to appear, bench warrant.

Donna B. Haliburton, show cause, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- failed to appear.

James Hockensmith, show cause, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- fines converted to 30 days jail.

Melissa A. Klaus, show cause, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- installment/deferred payment Jan. 25.

Jourdan Q. Martin, show cause, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- paid.

Christina J. Phillips, show cause, license to be in possession -- failed to appear.

Joseph S. Radulovich, show cause, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license -- bench warrant.

Phyllis A. Reed, show cause, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- failed to appear.

Stacey L. Sutton, show cause, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- failed to appear.

Michael A. Urban Jr., show cause, operating a motor vehicle under the influence (BAC .103) -- paid.

Sheila T. Vaughn, show cause, operating a motor vehicle under the influence (BAC .113) -- failed to appear.

Billy C. Gillispie, pretrial conference, operating a motor vehicle under the influence -- pleaded guilty, 30-day operator’s license suspension, $1028 due Nov. 2.

Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings Nov. 5.

Daniel J. Catlett, sentencing, third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor -- sentenced to six months, to serve five days (balance conditionally discharged for two years, credit time served), $253; third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor -- sentenced to six months, to serve five days (concurrent), $100; third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor -- sentenced to six months, to serve five days (concurrent), $100, installment/deferred payment Feb. 25.

Ryan G. Johnson, arraignment, theft by unlawful taking -- released.

Jon A. Cornish, arraignment, possession of marijuana -- pleaded guilty, sentenced to 30 days (conditionally discharged for two years), $100 to Anderson County Drug Intervention Fund, $253; use/possession of drug paraphernalia -- pleaded guilty, sentenced to 30 days (concurrent), $100, installment/deferred payment Feb. 25.

Gail M. Jones, arraignment, possession of marijuana, use/possession of drug paraphernalia -- pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Nov. 19.

Bradley Larison, arraignment, harassing communications -- pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Nov. 18, motion/disposition/trial date Dec. 3.

Randall B. Blankenship Jr., disposition, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- pleaded guilty, $643 ($400 conditionally discharged for 12 months, insurance monitoring), installment/deferred payment Nov. 30.

Rocky Blankenship, arraignment, two counts of theft by deception (less than $10,000) -- pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Nov. 18, preliminary hearing Dec. 3.

Sonia Burrows, sentencing, theft by deception (less than $500) -- $183, installment/deferred payment Feb. 25.

Sonia Burrows, arraignment, theft by deception (less than $500) -- pleaded guilty, costs merged.

Martaevio D. Buster, show cause, possession of marijuana -- pleaded guilty, sentenced to 90 days (conditionally discharged for two years), $100 to Anderson County Drug Intervention Fund, $253, installment/deferred payment Feb. 25.

Donald Catlett, arraignment, theft by deception (less than $300) -- failed to appear, show cause.

Joshua Chambers, diversion completion, two counts of theft by deception (less than $300) -- completed, dismissed.

Tyler Chrisman, show cause, theft by unlawful taking -- amended to theft by unlawful taking (less than $300), motion/disposition/trial date Dec. 3.

George D. Cummins, diversion completion, operating a motor vehicle under the influence -- completed, dismissed.