by Megan Schiffres
HEATHSVILLE—The Northumberland County Circuit Court convened Tuesday, January 29, with the Hon. R. Michael McKenney presiding.
The prosecution entered a nolle prosequi in the case of Linda Johnson-Hines of Rappahannock, charged with felony manufacturing of a controlled substance.
The prosecution entered a nolle prosequi in the case of Carla Hatley of Clinton, Md., charged with felony manufacturing of a controlled substance.
A review of the case of Tiffany S. Newton of Callao, charged with two civil counts for failing to pay restitution, was continued to July 23.
Bond was revoked in the case of George R. Holden of Rappahannock, charged with two felonies for aggravated sexual battery of a victim less than age 13. Holden’s trial is set for April 25.
Jared Renton of Heathsville, who pleaded guilty to felony destruction of property with intent, was sentenced to serve seven months in prison.
Russell G. Ball of Farnham pleaded guilty to misdemeanor obstruction of justice by threat or force and was sentenced to serve eight months in jail. The prosecution also entered a nolle prosequi in the case of two other misdemeanors, including obstruction of justice by threat or force and trespassing after being forbidden.
The case of Tammy L. Biemiller of Hague, charged with three felony counts of possession of controlled substances, was dismissed.
Troy L. Carter of Lottsburg pleaded guilty to two felony counts for the sale of marijuana and was sentenced to six months in jail. The prosecution also entered a nolle prosequi in the case of three other felonies for manufacturing controlled substances.
Probation was revoked in the case of Elton T. Cockrell of Lancaster, charged with one felony for eluding police and one misdemeanor for driving while intoxicated. Sentencing is scheduled February 26.
Bobbie Y. Kimble of Woodbridge pleaded guilty to felony possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to indefinite supervision.
Ronald C. Landon of Lancaster pleaded guilty to felony charge nonviolent possession of a gun by a felon and three misdemeanor charges including one count for carrying a concealed weapon, one count for driving while intoxicated, and one count for driving with an open container of alcohol. Landon was sentenced to seven months in prison. A misdemeanor reckless driving charge was dismissed.
The case of George A. Lee, no address listed, charged with two felonies including one count for the assault and battery of a family member and one count for abduction by force or intimidation, was continued to February 12.
The trial of D’andre O. McDowney of Montross, charged with felony manufacturing of a controlled substance, was continued to March 5.
The trial of Brandon D. Parker of Saluda, charged with five felony counts of manufacturing controlled substances, was continued to February 19.
The case of Stacey L. Reynolds of White Plains, Md., charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana and four felonies for the manufacture of controlled substances, was continued to February 5.
The trial of Donte S. Sutton, no address listed, charged with six felony counts of manufacturing controlled substances, was continued to February 12.