by Audrey Thomasson
LANCASTER—Judge R. Michael McKenney presided over the following cases in Lancaster County Circuit Court on December 16.
Phillip Ethan Dean of White Stone did not appear for trial on a probation violation on two felony convictions. The judge issued a capias for his arrest and scheduled a new hearing for January 6, 2017.
William Gayle Sanford of Saluda had his probation revoked after violating the terms of probation on two felony convictions. He was given an active sentence of one year on a four-year sentence, to be served in a state penitentiary.
Jason Tyler Lynn of Farnham pled guilty to possession of a controlled substance. The case was taken under advisement for a year.
Wayne Larnell Ransome, who served an active sentence of three months on a 30-year sentence, had his operator’s license restricted for six months, according to the terms of his probation.
The misdemeanor assault conviction of Patrick Meis of White Stone was taken under advisement until February 10.