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General Sessions court
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A 56-person docket was heard Tuesday by Judge Larry Ross in General Sessions Court. Included in court action:• Jill Jones was bound to the grand jury on the charge of drug fraud.• Karen West was bound to the grand jury on the charge of initiating the process to manufacture meth.• Christopher Northrup was bound to the grand jury on the charge of domestic assault.• James H. Smith must serve 20 days of a six-month sentence for resisting arrest.• Benjamin D. Shute was issued an 11-29 probationary sentence and must pay $50 plus costs and have no further contact with the victim for assault.• Thomas Patterson was bound to the grand jury on the charge of violating an order of protection.• Misty D. Newby was bound to the grand jury on the charge of harassment.• Alvin Knapp was bound to the grand jury on the charge of hindering secured creditors.• Jonathan Townsend was handed a six-month probationary sentence and must pay $50 plus costs and perform 16 hours public service work for unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.• Enrique Martinez was directed to serve 47 days of an 11-29 sentence, pay $110 plus costs and lose his driver license for two years for second-offense DUI and driving on a revoked license.• Martin Riley was directed to serve 90 days of a six-month sentence for violation of probation and driving on a suspended license. He also had his probation extended by a year.• Victor M. Diaz was instructed to serve 48 hours of an 11-29 sentence, pay $350 plus costs, perform 24 hours public service work and lose his driver license for one year for DUI.• Shelley Underwood must pay $10 plus costs for public intoxication.• Patricia Cole was granted a six-month judicial diversion and must make restitution and pay court costs for passing a worthless check for $33.• Jeremy Campbell must serve 48 hours and undergo a drug and alcohol assessment for violation of probation.• Nathan McDowell must serve 48 hours of a six-month sentence for violation of probation.• Christopher Holton must serve 48 hours for failure to appear in court.• Rachel White must serve the balance of her sentence for violation of probation.