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Circuit Court
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Sentences were handed down by Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley recently against defendants charged with trafficking drugs ranging from meth to cocaine.Included in circuit drug division sentencings:• Charles Jason Apple was ordered to serve 180 days of a 10-year sentence, pay $3,000 plus costs and seek counseling at the Tony Rice Center for possession and delivery of meth.• Ronnie Craven was instructed to serve 180 days of an eight-year sentence, pay $2,500 plus costs, perform 100 hours public service work and undergo a drug and alcohol assessment for initiating the process to manufacture meth and grand theft.• Billie Jo Perrigan was directed to serve 180 days of an eight-year sentence and pay $2,000 plus costs for possession of meth.• Chadwick Ray Hobbs was directed to serve 180 days of an eight-year sentence and pay $3,000 plus costs for initiating the process to manufacture meth.• Melinda Jane Prater was ordered to serve 180 days of a three-year sentence and must pay $2,000 plus costs, perform 100 hours public service work, and undergo a drug and alcohol assessment for delivery of dihydrocodeinone.• Veronica Shariee Jolivette was instructed to serve 100 days of an eight-year sentence and pay $2,000 plus costs for promoting the manufacture of meth.• Jessie Kristine Hoch was granted a four-year judicial diversion and must pay $2,000 plus costs and perform 50 hours public service work for delivery of cocaine.• Christopher Mack Haycox was directed to serve 120 days of a three-year sentence, pay $2,000 plus costs and perform 32 hours public service work for delivery of dihydrocodeinone.• Don Dimond Groshon must serve 90 days of a two-year sentence, pay $1,000 plus costs and perform 30 hours public service work for fraudulently obtaining drugs.• Terrence D. Martin was given an 11-month, 29-day probationary sentence and must pay $750 plus costs and perform 16 hours public service work for simple possession.• Johanna Nicole Linder was ordered to serve 65 days of an 11-29 sentence, pay $350 plus costs, perform 40 hours public service work and lose her driver license for one year for simple possession of meth and drug paraphernalia, and third-offense driving on a revoked license.