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, including one for Dustin Bowlin, 26, who failed a second drug screening while on probation.

The warrant states Bowlin tested positive for THC and Suboxone. He was sentenced to 11 months, 29 days at 75 percent confinement. He was given credit for time served on all probationary cases and for all previous violations.

Joshua Massey, 39, was charged with failing a second drug screening while on probation in which THC was found. Massey was sentenced to 11 months, 29 days at 75 percent confinement. He was given credit for any jail time served since Jan. 22, 2012.

Carl England Jr., 39, charged with failure to submit to random drug screenings, to complete an alcohol and drug assessment, to report to probation and nonpayment of court costs and supervision fees while on probation, was sentenced to 40 days confinement and 11 months, 29 days supervised probation. England was given credit for 40 days already served.

James M. Miracle, 39, charged with failure to complete an alcohol and drug assessment, failure to report to probation and nonpayment of court costs and supervision fees while on probation, was sentenced to 30 days at 75 percent confinement. Miracle was given credit for five days already served.

Elissa Lynn Gilbert, 38, charged with fraudulent use of a debit card and driving on a revoked license (second offense) while on probation, was sentenced to 11 months, 29 days ETHRA supervised probation with 30 days confinement (credit for jail time already served). Gilbert must pay at least $75 per month in court costs and fines and forfeits $75 to the Economic Crime Fund. This case runs concurrently with a violation of probation case in which Gilbert was charged with failure to complete an alcohol and drug assessment and to report to probation. She was also charged with nonpayment of court costs and supervision fees while on probation.

Justin M. Burton, 27, charged with criminal impersonation while on probation, was sentenced to six months ETHRA supervised probation with 30 days confinement (credit for four days jail time served). Burton must pay at least $100 per month in court costs and fines. This case runs concurrently with a violation of probation case in which Burton failed to complete an alcohol and drug assessment, to submit to random drug screenings, to report to probation and nonpayment of court costs and supervision fees while on probation.

Shaun D. Ellis, 33, charged with failure to complete an alcohol and drug assessment, to submit to random drug screenings, to report to probation and nonpayment of court costs and supervision fees while on probation, was sentenced to 20 days confinement and ordered to remain on 11 months, 29 days supervised probation. Ellis was given credit for five days jail time served.

Gina L. Taylor, 36, charged with driving on a revoked license while on probation, was sentenced to ten days confinement and six months ETHRA supervised probation (credit for jail time already served). Taylor must pay at least $50 per month in court costs and fines. This case runs concurrently with a violation of probation case in which Taylor was charged with failure of a first drug screening.

Anna Laws, 46, originally charged with failure to complete an inpatient rehabilitation program, to submit to random drug screenings, to obtain an alcohol and drug assessment and to report to probation, was sentenced to five days confinement (credit for five days jail time served) and ordered to remain on 11 months, 29 days supervised probation. Laws was ordered to comply with the original terms including completion of an inpatient rehabilitation program. She was directed to be drug-screened during her latest hearing.

Clint Lucas Short, 35, charged with theft under $500 while on probation, was sentenced to 11 months, 29 days ETHRA supervised probation and ordered to make $54.90 in restitution to his victim. Short must also pay at least $75 per month in court costs and fines and forfeits $75 to the Economic Crime Fund. This case runs consecutively with a violation of probation case in which Short was charged with failure to submit to random drug screenings, to report to probation and nonpayment of court costs, fines and supervision fees while on probation. He was sentenced in this case to four days confinement (credit for four days jail time served) and ordered to remain on 11 months, 29 days supervised probation.

Larry D. Blackburn, 42, charged with failure to submit to random drug screenings, to complete an alcohol and drug assessment, to report to probation and nonpayment of court costs, fines and supervision fees while on probation, was sentenced to four days confinement (credit for four days jail time served) and an additional 11 months, 29 days supervised probation. This case runs concurrently with a violation of probation case in which Blackburn was charged with failure to report and nonpayment of supervision fees while on probation. He was sentenced in this case to 30 days confinement (credit for any time served) and ordered to remain on 11 months, 29 days supervised probation.

Cleon D. Hall, 40, charged with failure to complete the Celebrate Recovery Program and nonpayment of court costs and fines while on probation, was sentenced to an additional 11 months, 29 days supervised probation and ordered to complete the recovery program.

Darryl William Veach, 30, charged with driving on a revoked license and violation of the financial responsibility law while on probation, was sentenced to six months supervised probation and must pay at least $75 per month in court costs and fines. His driver’s license is revoked for six months. This case runs concurrently with prior ones.

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By Jan Runions

jrunions@civitasmedia.com

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