Northumberland County Circuit Court Report


by Madison White Franks

HEATHSVILLE—The Northumberland County Circuit Court convened January 30, with the Hon. R. Michael McKenney presiding.

Kimberly L. Adams of Hague, charged with a misdemeanor of embezzlement and a felony of failing to appear in court, pled guilty to the embezzlement charge and was sentenced to 12 months with 11 months suspended. The case is set to be reviewed October 23. The felony failure to appear charge was carried over to October 23.

Lisa M. Arias of Callao, charged with a probation violation and not abiding by pretrial conditions, both misdemeanors, pled guilty to the probation violation charge and was sentenced to 12 months with 10 months suspended. The other charge was dismissed.

Sheldon P. Cox of Heathsville, charged with two felonies of manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance and one felony of failing to appear, pled guilty in two amended charges of sale as accommodation. Cox was sentenced to three years with two years and seven months suspended. The failure to appear charge was dismissed.

Ronald J. Crockett of Reedville, charged with felony of possession of a controlled substance, was not prosecuted at the time of trial.

The case of Carlos A. Liverpool of Burgess, charged with three felonies, including two counts of forgery and one count of grand larceny, was continued to May 1.

Kelvin D. Muse of Callao, charged with two felonies of failing to register as a sex offender, pled guilty. He was sentenced to two years with one year suspended.

The case of Kimberly N. Morris of Reedville, charged with felony prescription fraud, was set for trial April 10.

Margaret L. Dawson of Reedville, charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, pled guilty to an amended charge of a misdemeanor unauthorized possession or distribution of controlled paraphernalia. She was sentenced to 12 months with 12 months suspended and her driver’s license will be held by the court.

The case of Henry R. Fife of Heathsville, charged with a misdemeanor of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, was dismissed.



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