by Jackie Nunnery
LANCASTER—The Lancaster County Circuit Court convened Friday, August 21, with the Hon. R. Michael McKenney presiding.
In the case of Kevin M. Edwards of Heathsville, charged with four felony counts of selling/distributing cocaine, a trial is to be set on September 25.
In the case of Christopher O. Frisby of Kilmarnock, charged with two felony counts of selling/distributing cocaine, the hearing regarding attorney arrangements was continued by motion of the defense and rescheduled for August 28.
In the case of Megan C. Hill of Kilmarnock, charged with felony perjury, a trial was set for December 18.
Kendrick O. Providence of Newport News, charged with felony unauthorized use of a vehicle, failed to appear for trial and a capias was issued.
In the case of Trevell M. Saul of Lancaster, charged with a felony for being a felon in possession of a weapon or ammunition, but not a gun, a trial was scheduled for November 13.
In the case of Gregory McEachern II of Lancaster, charged with three felony counts of violating probation, a hearing was continued by the defense until October 9.
In the case of Randy M. Phipps of Weems, charged with felony violation of probation, a hearing was continued until September 25 because the defendant’s attorney was unavailable.
Phipps is also charged with one misdemeanor for falsely summoning police, one misdemeanor for obstructing of justice, and three misdemeanors for harassing phone calls. That trial is to be set September 25.
Phipps’ misdemeanor charge for making a false report to police was nolle prossed.
Jalin N. Powell of Reedville, pleaded no contest to felony malicious wounding. Under the terms of the plea agreement, the Commonwealth will amend the charge to unlawful wounding if Powell complies with the requirements of the order. A review hearing is scheduled for August 20, 2021.
In the case of Demetria R. Key of Topping, guilty of felony embezzlement, a hearing regarding a pre-sentencing report was continued by the defense until September 4.
In the case of Myshaun T. Porter of Heathsville, charged with one felony for eluding police and one felony for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, the trial was continued until September 25 because the defendant’s attorney was unavailable.