Northumberland County Circuit Court Report 9-27-18

Megan Schiffres

by Megan Schiffres

HEATHSVILLE—The Northumberland County Circuit Court convened Tuesday, September 18, with the Hon. Michael McKenney presiding.

Sheldon P. Cox of Heathsville, charged with violating his probation on two felony offenses for sale as accommodation, could not be found to be served and did not appear in court. Cox’s arraignment is set for October 23.

Bond was granted in the case of George R. Holden of Tappahannock, charged with felony aggravated sexual battery of a child less than 13 years old. Holden’s trial is set to begin on January 29, 2019.

The case of Bobbie Y. Kimble of Woodbridge, charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, was continued to October 23.

Bond was granted in the case of Jonathan A. Towles of Lancaster, charged with four felony counts for the manufacturing of controlled substances. Towles’s trial date will be set on October 2.

The case of Jeffrey J. Tarleton of Heathsville, charged with two misdemeanors including one count of violating county boat landing regulations and one count of contaminating state waters, was continued to October 16.

The case of Lemanual M. Veney, no address listed, charged with two felony counts of manufacturing controlled substances, was continued to October 23.

A deferred disposition was granted in the case of Gary A. Germain of Lancaster, who plead guilty to one felony charge for the unauthorized use of a vehicle in July. Germain was sentenced to serve one year in prison followed by one year of supervised probation.

The trial of Douglas R. Broadus of White Stone, charged with two felonies and one misdemeanor for the sale of marijuana, was continued to October 30.

Elton T. Cockrell of Lancaster plead guilty to violating his probation on both a felony offense and on a misdemeanor offense. A status hearing on Cockrell’s case is scheduled for November 20.

The prosecution filed a nolle prosequi in the case of Scyler A. Folan of Heathsville, charged with two felony counts of the sale of marijuana.

The prosecution filed a nolle prosequi on two felony charges for the manufacturing of controlled substances in the case of Logan G. Hunter of Callao. Hunter plead guilty to one misdemeanor charge for the sale of marijuana and was sentenced to 30 days in jail, sentence suspended.

Ursula N. Scott of Tappahannock, charged with two felony counts for the manufacturing of controlled substances, entered a plea of nolo contendere. Her case is scheduled for review on September 17, 2019.

The prosecution filed a nolle prosequi on two felony charges for the manufacture of a controlled substance and the sale of marijuana in the case of William A. Thompson of Wicomico Church. Thompson plead guilty to one felony charge for manufacturing a controlled substance and was sentenced to serve five years in prison, four years suspended.


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