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General Sessions
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A 41-person docket was heard Tuesday by Judge Bill Locke in General Sessions Court.
Included in court action:
• Rodney Lapoint was bound to the grand jury after waiving his right to a preliminary hearing on four counts of grand theft, aggravated burglary, vandalism and criminal trespass. His charges come for a rash of burglaries which included hitting three homes in the same day. Lapoint and his alleged partner in crime, Savanna Jean Mahan, who is awaiting hearing, were arrested when a witness got a tag number off Mahan’s vehicle as the couple was leaving the scene of the one of the break-ins.
• Richard Cripps was ordered to serve five days, pay $50 plus costs, and perform 16 hours public service work for unlawful use of an inhalant and underage consumption.
• Tracy Harding was instructed to serve five days of a six-month sentence for criminal impersonation.
• Debbie Hunter was bound to the grand jury on the charge of assault.
• Bobby Ashburn was bound to the grand jury on the charge of domestic assault.
• Natasha Burrus was issued an 11-month, 29-day probationary sentence and must perform 24 hours public service work for filing a false report.
• Jason Wright was ordered to serve 48 hours of an 11-29 sentence, pay $750 plus costs, and perform 24 hours public service work for possession of meth.
• Terry Jones was issued an 11-29 probationary sentence and must pay $250 plus costs for simple possession of marijuana.
• John Lillard was bound to the grand jury on the charge of possession of marijuana.
• Leann Brooks was handed an 11-29 judicial diversion and must perform 48 hours public service work for possession of drugs.
• Tamika Crisp was handed an 11-29 probationary sentence and must make restitution for theft.
• Kacey Swan was directed to serve five days of an 11-29 sentence, undergo a drug and alcohol assessment, and must stay out of Walmart for shoplifting.
• Carl Martin was handed an 11-29 probationary sentence for passing five worthless checks.
• Melinda Thompson was given an 11-29 probationary sentence and must undergo anger management for harassment. She must serve her prior sentence for violation of probation.
• Christopher Gibbs and James Hamm were fined $10 plus costs for possession alcohol in a park.
• Pam Rose must pay $10 plus costs for dogs running at large.
• Lea Ann Valdivia must serve the balance of her sentence for violation of probation.
• Christopher Bowden had his probation extended by six months for violation of probation.
• Richard Anderson must serve 90 days and undergo a drug and alcohol assessment for violation of probation.
• Alicia Lea must serve the balance of her sentence for violation of probation.