Northumberland County Circuit Court

by Madison White Franks

HEATHSVILLE—The Northumberland County Circuit Court convened October 31. The following cases were heard by the Hon. R. Michael McKenney.

Trials

The case of Bernard C. Anderson of Burgess, charged with felony unauthorized use of a vehicle, was continued to January 9.

Laura M. Heywood of Warsaw, charged with misdemeanor selling or distributing marijuana and five felonies, including three counts of child abuse, one count of manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance and possessing a weapon or ammo, was not prosecuted at the time of trial in all but the felony offense of manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance. Sentencing is scheduled for December 19.

Archie A. Jones of Farnham, charged with four felonies including three counts of child abuse and one count of manufacturing a controlled substance, and a misdemeanor of selling or distributing marijuana, was not prosecuted in all charges except for the misdemeanor charge of selling and distributing marijuana. Jones pled guilty and was sentenced to six months with five months suspended.

Other cases

The case of Kristen King of Callao, charged with felony manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance, was dismissed.

The case of Kirk L. Lampkin Jr. of Burgess, charged with two misdemeanors of a probation violation and being in contempt of court, was deferred.

The case of Tammy L. Morgan of Callao, charged with felony manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance, was dismissed.

The case of Jennifer A. Campagne of Hague, charged with three felonies of manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance, was withdrawn and a jury trial has been scheduled for January 25.

The case of Duwan J. Sumiel of Saluda, charged with felony manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance, was set for trial February 6.


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