Estep processes violations of probation cases


By Jan Runions - jrunions@civitasmedia.com



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

Tiffany N. Helton (Storrs), 33, charged with failure of a random drug screening for THC, opiates, oxycodone and benzos while on probation, was sentenced to 11 months, 29 days at 75 percent confinement. Helton was given credit for all jail time served plus 35 days in rehabilitation.

Danny Dennison, 36, charged with failure to report to probation and for nonpayment of court costs, fines and supervision fees while on probation, was sentenced to six months at 75 percent confinement.

Jamie L. Putney, 30, was charged with failure to report to probation, to submit to random drug screenings, to complete an alcohol and drug assessment, to report back to jail to serve the remainder of her confinement, for nonpayment of court costs, restitution and supervision fees and theft under $500 while on probation. Putney was sentenced to 45 days confinement with credit for six days of jail time already served.

Kyle Farmer, 25, charged with failure of a random drug screening for THC and nonpayment of court costs and fees while on probation, was sentenced to 30 days confinement and ordered to remain on supervised probation for 11 months, 29 days. Farmer was given credit for six days of jail time already served.

Jeffery M. Painter, 29, charged with failure to report to probation and nonpayment of court costs, fines and supervision fees while on probation, was sentenced to ten days confinement with an additional 11 months, 29 days supervised probation. Painter was given credit for ten days of jail time already served.

Joseph C. Gonzales, 28, 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 eight days confinement. Gonzales was given credit for eight days of jail time already served. As a condition of his sentencing, Gonzales must report weekly to ETHRA and complete a mental health assessment.

April Hammond, 28, charged with introduction of contraband into a penal facility while on probation, was sentenced to eight days confinement with an additional 11 months, 29 days TDOC supervised probation. Hammond was given credit for eight days of jail time already served.

Marvin Irvin, 37, 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 five days confinement and ordered to remain on 11 months, 29 days supervised probation. Irvin must also complete a new alcohol and drug assessment. He was given credit for five days of jail time already served.

Kristie L. McNew, 30, charged with nonpayment of court costs, fines and supervision fees and failure to attend the MADD Victim Impact Panel as ordered while on probation, was sentenced to complete an inpatient rehabilitation program and to remain on 11 months, 29 days supervised probation.

William A. Burrell Jr., 23, was charged with failure of a random drug screening for THC, failure to produce a sample for testing and failure to respond to written or verbal notices. Burrell did not complete an alcohol and drug assessment and was found non-compliant during his stay in an outpatient program. He was also charged for nonpayment of court costs, fines and supervision fees while on probation. Burrell was sentenced to an additional 11 months, 29 days supervised probation and ordered to complete a new alcohol and drug assessment.

Michael James Partin, 22, was charged with violations of the financial responsibility and the driver’s license carry laws while on probation. Partin was sentenced to two months ETHRA supervised probation under these new charges. He will serve the two months concurrently with the six months of supervised probation he is currently serving in another case. Partin is eligible for unsupervised probation once all monetary obligations are met and he is found fully compliant.

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By Jan Runions

jrunions@civitasmedia.com

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