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General Sessions
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A man who crashed a stolen four-wheeler while racing through the frigid darkness to avoid detection has been bound to the grand jury.The suspect, Christopher Pinegar, 29, of Smithville waived his right to a preliminary hearing in General Sessions Court and was bound to the grand jury on charges of burglary, grand theft, vandalism and criminal trespassing.Pinegar was injured when he ran a stop sign on Francis Ferry Road and slammed into another vehicle. Deputies discovered he was on a stolen ATV and was apparently trying to move it under the cover of darkness to sell.Along with the ATV he crashed, he is also charged with stealing a 2005 Honda Rancher and a 2006 Polaris. Investigators say he broke the window of an outbuilding and damaged a door on his way to steal the four-wheelers.In other court action heard by General Sessions Judge Bill Locke in the arraignment session:• Matthew Edwards was ordered to serve five days of an 11-month, 29-day sentence and undergo the batterer intervention program for domestic assault.• Lloyd Lulfs was ordered to serve five days of an 11-29 sentence and attend the batterer intervention program for domestic assault.• Jorden Dennis was given an 11-29 probationary sentence, must pay $750 plus costs and undergo a drug and alcohol assessment for simple possession of drugs and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.• David A. McCormick was issued an 11-29 probationary sentence and must pay $250 plus costs for simple possession of drugs.• Andrea Holt was instructed to serve 48 hours of an 11-29 sentence, perform 24 hours public service work and must stay out of the victimized business for shoplifting.• Charles Anderson Jr., must serve the balance of his sentence for violation of probation.• Shameca Harris must serve the balance of his sentence for violation of probation.• Donnie Jaco must serve five days and have his probation extended by six months for violation of probation.