by Jackie Nunnery
LANCASTER—The Lancaster County Circuit Court convened Friday, January 20, with the Hon. R. Michael McKenney presiding.
Terrance M. Clarke of Kilmarnock pleaded guilty to an amended charge of possession of a Schedule I/II substance. He was sentenced to five years with four years and nine months suspended and ordered to pay $1,548.05 in court costs. Clarke also will serve three years supervised probation upon release. An additional felony charge for violating probation was dismissed.
In the case of Jalin N. Powell of Saluda, charged with a felony for violating probation, a status hearing was continued to March 17.
In the case of Christian P. Lyons of Lancaster, charged with a felony for driving on a revoked license for multiple convictions of driving while intoxicated; a felony for driving while intoxicated, a prior related felony conviction; a misdemeanor for obstructing/resisting arrest; two misdemeanors for indecent exposure; a misdemeanor for disorderly conduct; a misdemeanor for obstructing or resisting arrest without force; a misdemeanor for refusing a breathalyzer within 10 years; and nine misdemeanors for failing to appear; a hearing on a pre-trial motion was continued to February 3. A jury trial remains scheduled for March 30 and 31.