Estep hears plea agreements


Judge Robert Estep heard several plea agreements recently during hearings in Claiborne Sessions Court including one for Betty Jones, 58, who was charged with three counts assault and one count resisting arrest. Jones was sentenced to a consecutive 11 months, 29 days confinement, which she is currently serving, plus six months unsupervised probation (credit for all jail time served).

Jason Dale Smith, 32, charged with domestic assault, was sentenced to 11 months, 29 days at 75 percent confinement.

David Z. Wright, 38, charged with driving under the influence (second offense), was sentenced to 11 months, 29 days ETHRA supervised probation with 75 days confinement. He was credited with 30 days same as jail time served in a rehabilitation facility. Wright must pay at least $100 per month in court costs and fines and must attend the MADD Victim Impact Panel and DUI School. His driver’s license is revoked per the Dept. of Safety.

Tammy Ward, 48, charged with driving under the influence, was sentenced to 11 months, 29 days ETHRA supervised probation with two days confinement (credit for any jail time served at arrest). Ward must pay at least $100 per month in court costs and fines and attend the MADD Victim Impact Panel and DUI School. Her driver’s license is revoked for one year.

Darryl William Veach, 30, charged with driving under the influence, was sentenced to 11 months, 29 days ETHRA supervised probation with five days confinement (credit for five days jail time served). Veach must pay at least $100 per month in court costs and fines and attend the MADD Victim Impact Panel. His driver’s license is revoked for one year. Veach is eligible for unsupervised probation once all monetary obligations are met and he completes an alcohol and drug assessment.

Kathy Darlene Lee, 55, charged with driving under the influence, was sentenced to 11 months, 29 days unsupervised probation with two days confinement. Her probationary status was subject to full payment of court costs and fines the day of her original hearing. Lee must attend the MADD Victim Impact Panel. Her driver’s license is revoked for one year.

Dalton Clay Bennett, 21, charged with driving under the influence, was sentenced to 11 months, 29 days ETHRA supervised probation with two days confinement (credit for any jail time already served). Bennett must pay at least $75 per month in court costs and fines and attend the MADD Victim Impact Panel. His driver’s license is revoked per the Dept. of Safety. Bennett is eligible for unsupervised probation once all monetary obligations are met and he is found fully compliant.

Lonnie J. Gray, 41, charged with possession of a schedule II drugs (methamphetamine) and resisting arrest, was sentenced to a concurrent 11 months, 29 days TDOC supervised probation with 109 days confinement (credit for 109 days jail time already served). Gray must pay at least $100 per month in court costs and fines. This sentence runs concurrently with prior ones.

Corey Allen Bass, 29, charged with possession of a schedule IV drugs and drug paraphernalia, was given a deferred judgment of one year and sentenced to a concurrent 11 months, 29 days ETHRA supervised probation. Bass must pay at least $100 per month in court costs and fines. He is eligible for unsupervised probation once all monetary obligations are met and he is found fully compliant.

Devin Tyler Gulley, 20, charged with possession of a schedule VI drugs and evading arrest, was sentenced to a concurrent 11 months, 29 days confinement. Gulley was given credit for any jail time already served. This sentence runs concurrently with prior ones.

Jackie A. Riddle, 42, charged with possession of a schedule II drugs (Roxycodone), was sentenced to 11 months, 29 days ETHRA supervised probation with one day confinement (credit for one day jail time already served). Riddle must pay at least $100 per month in court costs and fines. He is eligible for unsupervised probation once all monetary obligations are met and he is found fully compliant.

Roger S. Wilder, 25, charged with possession of a schedule III drugs, was sentenced to 11 months, 29 days ETHRA supervised probation. Wilder must pay at least $100 per month in court costs and fines. He is eligible for unsupervised probation once all monetary obligations are met and he is found fully compliant.

Patrick Gibson, 25, charged with possession of a schedule III drugs, was sentenced to 11 months, 29 days ETHRA supervised probation. Gibson must pay at least $100 per month in court costs and fines. He is eligible for unsupervised probation once all monetary obligations are met and he is found fully compliant.

Leonard D. Smith, 43, charged with vandalism under $500, was sentenced to pay all court costs and $430 in restitution to Powell Valley Electric Cooperative in full by Oct. 29 as a condition of his unsupervised probationary status.

Angela Faye Ellis, 33, charged with two counts theft under $500, was sentenced to a concurrent 11 months, 29 days ETHRA supervised probation with 30 days confinement (credit for 30 days jail time already served). Ellis must pay at least $75 per month in court costs and fines and forfeits $150 to the Economic Crime Fund. She must pay $38.08 in restitution to Food City and $86.64 in restitution to Walmart. Ellis is barred from entering Food City, Walmart and the Cedar Grove Market.

Justin L. Norton, 35, charged with theft under $500, was sentenced to 11 months, 29 days ETHRA supervised probation with four days confinement (credit for four days jail time already served). Norton must pay at least $75 per month in court costs and fines and forfeits $75 to the Economic Crime Fund.

Alisha M. Anderson, 27, charged with theft under $500, was sentenced to 11 months, 29 days ETHRA supervised probation. Anderson must pay at least $75 per month in court costs and fines and forfeits $75 to the Economic Crime Fund. This case runs consecutively with another criminal court case.

Reach Jan Runions at 423-254-5588 or on Twitter @scribeCP.

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