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Circuit Court
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Sentences were handed down by Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley against several for drug trafficking and possession.
Included in drug sentencings:
• Ralph Edward Pease Jr., was ordered to serve 364 days of a 12-year sentence and pay $4,000 plus costs for initiating the process to manufacture meth and promoting the manufacture of meth.
• Troy Grant Craven was directed to serve 180 days of a six-year sentence and pay $2,000 plus costs for manufacture of meth. He will be accepted in the drug court which is an intensive 18-month rehabilitation program overseen by the local court.
• Eric Lee Rogers was ordered to serve 60 days of a three-year sentence, pay $2,000 plus costs and undergo a drug and alcohol assessment for promoting the manufacture of meth.
• Heather Brown was directed to serve 42 days of an eight-year sentence, pay $2,000 plus costs and enter the drug court program for initiating the process to manufacture meth.
• T.J. Jones was instructed to serve 90 days of a three-year sentence, pay $2,000 plus costs and was accepted into the drug court program for delivery of meth.
• Penny Sue Myers was ordered to serve 45 days of an 11-29 sentence and pay $750 plus costs for simple possession of Alprazolam and drug paraphernalia.
• Dana Lynn Crosley was granted a six-year judicial diversion and must pay $2,000 plus costs for initiating the process to manufacture meth. The diversion means she can have her criminal record erased if she completes her probation successfully. Diversions are available for first-time offenders.
• Charles Gary Pace Jr., was granted a four-year judicial diversion and must pay $2,000 plus costs for promoting the manufacture of meth.
• Jennifer Danelle Barnes was granted a two-year judicial diversion and must pay $2,000 plus costs for promoting the manufacture of meth.
• Brandon Ladane Robbins was placed on probation for an 11-29 period and must perform 80 hours public service work and pay $1,500 for promoting the manufacture of meth.