Northumberland County Circuit Court Report


by Madison White Franks

HEATHSVILLE—Northumberland County Circuit Court convened February 27, with the Hon. R. Michael McKenney presiding.

The case of Turean T. Johnson of Warsaw was continued for trial June 12. Johnson is charged with 10 felonies, including four counts of manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance, one count of possession of a controlled substance, one count of eluding police, one count of not reporting an accident, one count of destruction of property, one count of grand larceny and one count of robbery.

The case of Laura M. Heywood of Warsaw, charged with a felony of manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance, was continued for sentencing March 20.

The case of William A. Thompson Jr. of Wicomico Church, charged with two felonies of manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance, was continued to March 20.

The case of Donald L. Scruggs of Reedville, charged with two felonies of the sale or distribution of marijuana and the possession of marijuana, was continued to March 20.

February 20

The following cases were heard February 20.

The case of Terrel P. Dickerson of Heathsville, charged with a felony probation violation, was continued for trial April 3.

The case of Larry T. Williams of Richmond, charged with three felony counts of carnal knowledge of a 13 or 14 year old without force, is scheduled for sentencing April 3. Williams also was charged with two felonies of aggregated sexual battery with a victim under 13 which were not prosecuted at the time of trial.

The case of James S. Webb of Kilmarnock, charged with a felony probation violation, was continued for trial March 20.

Cameron K. Evans of Hampton, charged with a misdemeanor of possession of marijuana and a felony of manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance, was not prosecuted at the time of trial.

Taylor R. Burns of Heathsville, charged with a felony of manufacturing and distributing a controlled substance, was not prosecuted at the time of trial.

February 13

The following cases were heard February 13.

Ke’ontae L. Lampkin of Burgess, charged with the misdemeanor of sale or distribution of marijuana, pled no contest and the court withheld conviction. The case has been continued to September 11.

Jeffrey J. Tarlton of Heathsville, charged with a misdemeanor of violation regulations of a county boat landing, pled not guilty and the case was continued to September 11.

Rodney Withers of Farnham, charged with two felonies of manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance, pled guilty and was sentenced to 5 years with 3 years and 8 months suspended.

February 6

The following cases were heard February 6.

Brandon J. Curry of Lancaster, charged with a felony of distributing an imitation of a controlled substance, pled guilty and was sentenced to two years with two years suspended. Curry also had a charge of felony manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance which was not prosecuted at the time of trial.

Duwan J. Sumiel of Saluda, charged with a felony of manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance, pled guilty and was sentenced to 10 years with nine years suspended.



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