by AnnGardner Eubank
HEATHSVILLE—The Northumberland County Circuit Court convened Tuesday, January 11, with the Hon. R. Michael McKenney presiding.
In the case of Elijah W. McKinley of Heathsville, charged with felony probation violation, an arraignment was carried over to January 18.
In the case of Centrix B. Palmer of Kilmarnock, charged with felony possession of a Schedule I/II drug, felony distribution/possession with intent to sell marijuana, felony gun possession on person with Schedule I/II drugs, felony receive stolen/aid in the concealment of a firearm, and gun possession of a nonviolent felon, a trial was continued to February 22.
In the case of Jared Renton of Heathsville, charged with felony probation violation, an arraignment was continued to January 25. Renton remains a fugitive.
In the case of Taykwan D. Lucas-Croxton of Hague, charged with felony eluding/disregard of police, failure to appear on a felony offense, and felony possession of a Schedule I/II drug, a trial was continued generally. Lucas-Croxton also faces misdemeanor charges for first offense driving while intoxicated, driving with a revoked or suspended license, and destruction of property valued at less than $1,000 with intent. Lucas-Croxton remains a fugitive.
In the case of Christopher O’Bier of Callao, charged with felony destruction of property valued over $1,000 with intent, felony failure to report an accident with damages valued over $1,000, and misdemeanor reckless driving, a trial was continued to April 5.
Michael R. Wallace of Hague, charged with possession of a Schedule I/II controlled substance, pleaded nolo contendere. The plea is under advisement and will be continued to January 10, 2023.
In the case of George A. Pizolla II of Manassas, charged with two felony counts of possession and manufacturing with intent to sell of a Schedule I/II drug, a trial was continued to March 15. Pizolla also faces misdemeanor charges of operating a vehicle on a suspended/revoked license and unauthorized possession of drug paraphernalia.
In the case of Jennifer L. Creeth of Reedville, charged with felony assault with malice resulting in injuries, bond was granted. The case will go to grand jury January 25 and a trial is set for February 22.
Larry A. Headley Jr. of Reedville pleaded guilty to felony abduction by force/intimidation and was sentenced to 10 years with nine years suspended and will be on work release. He was placed on indefinite supervision and will have to pay $1,094.12 in costs. Headley also pleaded guilty to assault and battery of a family member, his third of more offense, and was sentenced to five years with four years and three months suspended while on work release.
In the case of Kentel D. Noel of Weems, charged with distribution/selling for profit of a Schedule I/II drug, a trial was continued to February 1.
In the case of Kevin W. Thompson of Callao, charged with felony unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and two counts of felony possession of a Schedule I/II drug, a status hearing was continued to February 1.