Northumberland County Circuit Court Report

by Madison White Franks

HEATHSVILLE—The Northumberland County Circuit Court convened for term day January 24. The following cases were heard by Judge R. Michael McKenney.

A grand jury issued true bills of indictment in the case of:

• Edwardo J. Garner of Farnham, charged with felony possession of a controlled substance. Trial is set for March 14.

• Amanda S. Hayes of Lottsburg, charged with felony grand larceny. Trial is set for May 9.

• Jonathan Middlebrook of Doswell, charged with three felonies of strangulation with wound and injury, producing or making child porn and possessing child porn. Trial is set for April 18.

• Jason A. Ritchie of Lottsburg, charged with two felonies of intentionally destructing property and burglary. Trial is set for March 14.

• James E. Ricks of Heathsville, charged with felony third offense driving while intoxicated. He is also charged with two misdemeanors of driving with a suspending license. Trial is set for February 28.

• Christina A. Scates of Reedville, charged with two felonies of grand larceny and entering a structure to commit assault and battery. Trial is set for May 9.

• David T. Traylor of Reedville, charged with felony malicious wounding. Jury trial is set for April 4 and 5.

• Michael R. Turner of Weems, charged with two felonies of entering a house to commit assault and battery and grand larceny. Trial is set for March 21.

Trials 

The case of Shuvon K. Ball of Heathsville, charged with a felony offense of malicious wounding and a misdemeanor offense of assault and battery, was continued to May 9.

The case of Harvey L. Blackwell of Heathsville, charged with two felony offenses of manufacturing a controlled substance, was continued to April 25.

Emily Gaines of Kilmarnock, charged with four felony offenses of three counts of manufacturing a controlled substance and failing to appear, and two misdemeanors of violating pretrial conditions and selling or distributing a schedule VI Drug, was not prosecuted at the time of trial.

Travers C. Eubank of White Stone, charged with two felonies of grand larceny and entering a house to commit assault and battery, was not prosecuted at the time of trial.

The case of Jacob W. Foster of Lottsburg, charged with three misdemeanors of a probation violation and two counts of failing to appear, was continued to April 28.

The case of Steven C. Gaskins of Heathsville, charged with five felonies of identity theft, three counts of forgery and one count of perjury, and three misdemeanors of driving under a suspended license, falsely identifying self to law enforcement, and second offense of driving while intoxicated, was continued to May 9.

The case of Montelle L. Reaves of Callao, charged with a felony offense of selling or distributing imitation schedule I/II drugs, was continued to February 7.

The case of Charles L. Taylor of Hague, charged with a felony offense of a probation violation, was continued to July 25.

William Thompson of Heathsville, charged with two felony offenses of manufacturing a controlled substance, was not prosecuted at the time of trial.

Arraignments 

The case of Keith A. Branem of Richmond, charged with a felony of a probation violation, was continued to February 28.

Michael Crockett of Lancaster was charged with a misdemeanor of failing to appear in court. He also has two felonies of a probation violation. Trial is set for February 7.

The case of Curt Dowdy of Farnham, charged with a felony offense of manufacturing a controlled substance, is set for trial February 14.

The case of William Wolfe of Glen Allen, charged with a misdemeanor offense of a probation violation, is set for trial February 7.

Other cases 

The case of Brian Luckham of Kilmarnock, charged with five felonies of three counts of manufacturing a controlled substance and two counts of possessing a controlled substance, was continued to May 23.

The case of Jon Michael Lynch of Draper, charged with four felony offenses of manufacturing a controlled substance, was dismissed.

The case of Tonya R. L. Brown of Reedville, charged with a misdemeanor of possessing marijuana, is set for trial for March 21.

The case of Tyrell O. Brown of Hague, charged with a misdemeanor of a probation violation and four felonies of manufacturing a controlled substance, is set for trial for May 30.

The case of Dontay N. Davis of Heathsville, charged with a felony offense of rape, is set for trial April 18.

The case of Lacey R. Edwards of Heathsville, charged with a misdemeanor of a violation of weekend service was dismissed.

The case of Jazman J. Green of Heathsville, charged with two misdemeanors of selling or distributing marijuana, is set for trial May 23.

The case of Cecil M. Jackson, charged with misdemeanors of manufacturing schedule IV drug and selling and distributing a schedule IV drug, is set for trial March 28.

The case of Maurice S. Lee of Hague, charged with a felony of manufacturing a controlled substance, is set for trial May 9.

The case of Corey Moody Jr. of Kilmarnock, charged with two misdemeanors of selling and distributing marijuana, is set for trial May 23.

The case of Heather L. Sebra of Farnham, charged with a misdemeanor of assault and battery, is set for trial March 28.

The case of Crystal G. Smith of Caret, charged with a felony charge of manufacturing a controlled substance, was set for trial March 14.

The case of Jeremy L. Smith of Lancaster, charged with three felony offenses of two counts of manufacturing a controlled substance and selling and distributing an imitation substance, is set for trial May 9.

The case of Anthony J. Tallent of Reedville, charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana, is set for trial March 21.

The case of Herbert Washington of Caret, charged with felony manufacturing of a controlled substance, is set for March 14.

The case of Keyvone T. Williams of Weems, charged with a felony charges of entering a house to commit assault and battery and grand larceny, is set for trial March 21.

The case of Dwayne S. Ball of Richmond, charged with a felony probation violation and a misdemeanor of failing to appear in court, was dismissed.

The case of Michael G. Holmes of Kinsale, charged with a felony of giving a false statement on a criminal history consent, was dismissed.

The case of Kirk L. Lampkin of Burgess, charged with misdemeanors of contempt of court and a probation violation, was continued to April 25.

The case of Devon Robinson of Heathsville, charged with a felony and misdemeanor offense of a probation violation, was continued to April 25.

The case of John C. Stevenson of Hague, charged with a misdemeanor of distributing a schedule VI drug, was dismissed.

The case of Ciara M. Tomlin of Kilmarnock, charged with a felony offense of conspiring to distribute a schedule II drug, was dismissed.

The case of Clifton B. Tomlin, charged with a felony of manufacturing a controlled substance, was continued to April 25.

Joseph A. Casey Jr. of North, charged with a two felonies of a bad check: larceny and failing to appear, was sentenced on the bad check charge with one year of supervised probation. The failing to appear charge was dismissed.

The case of William Larochelle of Heathsville, charged with two felony offenses of reckless child care and manufacturing a controlled substance, was continued to July 25.

Damien D. Towles of Farnham, charged with two felony offenses of possessing a controlled substance and a probation violation, was sentenced to one year of supervised probation. The probation violation charged was dismissed.


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