Northumberland County Circuit Court Report


by Madison White Franks

HEATHSVILLE—The Northumberland County Circuit Court convened May 1, with the Hon. R. Michael McKenney presiding.

Trials

The case of Richard I. Bowles of Reedville, charged with three felonies of failing to register as a sex offender, was continued to May 22.

Keith A. Branem of Richmond, charged with a felony probation violation, was sentenced to three years.

Quinta D. Bromley of Heathsville, charged with a felony probation violation, was sentenced to four years and nine months, all suspended.

Cintez C. Gibson of Lancaster, charged with two felonies of selling or distributing a Schedule I/II drug and manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance, was not prosecuted at the time of trial.

Angelica M. L. Godbey of Heathsville, charged with two felonies of possession of a controlled substance and a show cause pretrial revocation, pled guilty to the possession charge and was sentenced to two years, all suspended, and will be under supervised probation for one year. The other charge was dismissed.

The case of Devon K. Kelley of Lancaster, charged with two felonies of the sale or distribution of marijuana and manufacturing a controlled substance, was continued to October 2.

Carlos A. Liverpool of Burgess, charged with nine felonies of obtaining money under false pretenses, possessing a controlled substance, two counts of revocation of a pretrial release, two counts of forgery and one count of grand larceny, two misdemeanors of falsely reporting to law enforcement and a show cause of revocation of pretrial release, was sentenced to 10 years with eight years and seven months suspended on the obtaining money under false pretenses charge. The three pretrial release charges were dismissed and Liverpool was not prosecuted in all other charges at the time of trial.

Matthew C. Lockett of Warsaw, charged with two felonies of manufacturing or the distribution of a controlled substance, was not prosecuted at the time of trial.

The case of Charles A. Marselas of Heathsville, charged with four felony probation violations, was continued to June 13.

The case of Jonathan A. Towles of Lancaster, charged with two felonies including the sale or distribution of marijuana and manufacturing or the distribution of a controlled substance, was continued to October 2.

Other cases

The case of Terrell J. Samuel of Reedville, charged with two misdemeanors of the sale or distribution of marijuana, was continued to May 29.

Terrell P. Dickerson of Heathsville, charged with a felony probation violation, was sentenced to one year 10 months and 10 days with one year and nine months suspended.



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