Estep processes VOPs


By Jan Runions - jrunions@civitasmedia.com



Judge Robert Estep processed several violations of probation cases during hearings in Claiborne County Sessions Court.

Charles L. Jones, 24, charged with aggravated burglary and theft over $500 while on probation, was sentenced to 11 months, 29 days at 75 percent confinement. Jones was given credit for any jail time already served. This case runs concurrently with all other ones.

Arie M. Rouse, 24, charged with falsifying a drug screening while on probation, was sentenced to an additional 11 months, 29 days supervised probation with 30 days confinement.

Jason Hatfield, 36, was charged with failure to report to probation, to submit to random drug screenings, to complete an alcohol and drug assessment, to attend DUI School, to attend the MADD Victim Impact Panel and for nonpayment of court costs, fines and supervision fees while on probation. Hatfield was sentenced to a concurrent 11 months, 29 days supervised probation with 30 days confinement. He was given credit for six days of jail time already served. This case runs concurrently with other ones.

Douglas A. Lewis, 37, initially charged with failure to report to probation and nonpayment of court costs, fines and supervision fees while on probation, was sentenced to an additional 11 months, 29 days of supervised probation with 25 days confinement. Lewis was given credit for 11 days of jail time already served.

Cleon D. Hall, 42, charged with failure to report to probation, to submit to random drug screenings, to complete the Celebrate Recovery course and for nonpayment of court costs, fines and supervision fees while on probation, was sentenced to 11 months, 29 days supervised probation with 20 days confinement. Hall was given credit for two days of jail time already served. His confinement was ordered to be served on consecutive weekends.

Ashley Burkhart, 23, charged with failure to report to probation, to submit to random drug screenings, to complete an alcohol and drug assessment and for nonpayment of court costs and supervision fees while on probation, was sentenced to six months of supervised probation with 15 days confinement. Burkhart was given credit for 15 days of jail time already served.

Tahlena Snodgrass, 35, charged with possession of drug paraphernalia while on probation, was sentenced to 11 months, 29 days ETHRA supervised probation with 15 days confinement. Snodgrass was given credit for one day of jail time already served. She must pay at least $100 per month in court costs and fines.

Joshua K. Harp, 23, initially charged with failure to report to probation, to submit to random drug screenings, to complete an alcohol and drug assessment and for nonpayment of court costs and supervision fees while on probation, was sentenced to an additional 11 months, 29 days of supervised probation with ten days of confinement. Harp was ordered to serve his jail time on consecutive weekends.

Gregory Lynn Harding, 35, charged with failure to report to probation, to submit to random drug screenings, to complete an alcohol and drug assessment and for nonpayment of court costs, fines and supervision fees while on probation, was sentenced to an additional 11 months, 29 days supervised probation with ten days confinement. Harding was given credit for three days of jail time already served. He paid all costs on the day of his hearing. Harding is eligible for unsupervised probation once found fully compliant.

Thomas A. Casteel Jr., 29, initially charged with failure to report to probation, to submit to random drug screenings, to complete an alcohol and drug assessment and for nonpayment of court costs and supervision fees while on probation, was sentenced to six months supervised probation with two days confinement. Casteel was given credit for two days of jail time already served.

John M. Miller, 55, charged with falsifying a drug screening and nonpayment of court costs and fines while on probation, was sentenced to an additional 11 months, 29 days supervised probation.

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By Jan Runions

jrunions@civitasmedia.com

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