Northumberland County Circuit Court Report 9-20-18


Madison White Franks

by Megan Schiffres

HEATHSVILLE—The Northumberland County Circuit Court convened September 11, with the Hon. Herbert Hewitt presiding.

The case of Lionel L. Baker of Kilmarnock, charged with one misdemeanor for selling marijuana and four felonies including three counts for the manufacture of controlled substances and one count for selling drugs on or near a school, was continued to September 25.

Cintez C. Gibson of Lancaster, whose pretrial release on four felonies, including the manufacture of controlled substances and the distribution of imitation Schedule I or II drugs was revoked, could not be found to be served and did not appear in court.

Bond was granted in the case of Ricky A. Gibson, no address listed, charged with one misdemeanor count for the sale of marijuana. Gibson’s trial date is scheduled to be set on October 9.

Delonte M. Johnson of Farnham, whose pretrial release on four felony counts of manufacturing controlled substances was revoked, could not be found to be served and did not appear in court.

Donte J. Carter of Heathsville, charged with one misdemeanor count for violating a protective order, received advice about his attorney arrangements. Carter’s trial date is scheduled to be set on October 2.

Counsel was appointed in the case of Deandre W. Veney of Fredericksburg, charged with three misdemeanor counts for selling marijuana. Veney’s trial is set to begin on October 9.

The trial of Larry W. Byiers of Callao, charged with two felonies including one count for aggravated sexual battery of a child less than 13 years old and one count of forcible sodomy, was set for December 6. A bond hearing to appeal Byiers’ conditions for release was scheduled for October 23.

The pretrial release of Kayla B. Chatham of Callao on a felony charge for the statutory rape of a 13-14 year old child was revoked, and her trial was set for October 30.

The case of Lakeisha Sheldon of Heathsville, charged with one misdemeanor count for driving under a revoked or suspended license, was dismissed.

The trial of Sean D. Thompson of Hampton, charged with one felony count for the rape of a spouse by force, was set to begin on January 15, 2019.

A motion by Terrance R. Hansford of Oxen Hill to dismiss the unpaid court costs associated with a conviction on three felony charges in 1998 including one count for entering a bank with a deadly weapon, burglary, and possessing a firearm after committing a felony, was granted.

A deferred disposition was held in the case of Ke’ontae L. Lampkin of Burgess, charged with one misdemeanor count for selling marijuana. Lampkin was ordered by the court to pay a fine of $50.

The sentencing of Lillian M. Katz of Reedville, charged with three felonies including abduction by force, credit card fraud and malicious wounding, in addition to one misdemeanor charge for the assault and battery of a family member, was continued to September 25.

The sentencing of Turean T. Johnson of Warsaw, charged with five felonies including four counts for the manufacture of controlled substances and one count for eluding the police, was continued to September 25.

The trial of Christian D. Birckett of Callao, charged with two felony counts for selling marijuana, was continued to December 4.

The prosecution filed a nolle prosequi in the case of Ashli J. Dunford, of Kilmarnock, who was charged with one felony count for the manufacture of a controlled substance.

The prosecution filed a nolle prosequi in the case of Andrea B. Landman of Callao, who was charged with two felonies including one count for the manufacture of a controlled substance and one count for failing to appear in court on a felony offense.

The prosecution filed a nolle prosequi in the case of Levaughn L. Seldon of Heathsville, who was charged with one felony count for manufacturing a controlled substance.

Nicholas L. Turner of Heathsville plead guilty to two misdemeanor charges for the reckless handling of a firearm and plead guilty to three felonies including one count for extortion in writing, one count for eluding or disregarding the police, and one count for being a violent felon in possession of a weapon. The prosecution filed a nolle prosequi in Turner’s case for two felony counts of using a firearm in a felony first offense.

The prosecution filed a nolle prosequi in the case of James L. Williams of Callao, who was charged with one felony count of manufacturing a controlled substance.

The prosecution filed a nolle prosequi in the case of James C. Williams of Warsaw, who was charged with one felony count for manufacturing a controlled substance.



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