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General Sessions: Trial Court
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A 27-person docket was heard Tuesday afternoon by Judge Bill Locke in General Sessions Trial Court. Included in court action:• Christopher Christian was directed to serve 90 days of an 11-month, 29-day sentence and pay $250 plus restitution for shoplifting, possession of marijuana and illegal use of inhalants.• Robert Lynn Self was bound to the grand jury on charges of evading arrest, grand theft and falsifying a drug screen. He must serve the balance of a former sentence for violation of probation.• Terry R. Collins was instructed to serve 30 days of an 11-29 sentence and pay $150 plus costs for filing a false report and possession of drug paraphernalia.• Bobby Graves must serve the balance of his sentence for violation of probation and was bound to the grand jury on the new charge of introduction of contraband into the county jail.• Donald and Katherine Harsh were granted six-month probationary sentences and were given judicial diversions for simple child neglect.• Brittany Northcutt was bound to the grand jury on the charge of felony theft.• Jackie Hobbs was granted an 11-29 probationary sentence and must perform 25 hours public service work for shoplifting and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.• Charles Wilcher III was ordered to serve 10 days of a six-month sentence, perform 25 hours public service work, make $23 restitution and stay out of Kroger for shoplifting.• Emily Whittemore was granted an 11-29 judicial diversion and must perform 25 hours public service work and was warned to stay out of Walmart for shoplifting.• Brandon Gurley was bound to the grand jury on charges of possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia and initiating the process to manufacture meth.• Sheryl Prater was bound to the grand jury on the charge of domestic assault.• Brittany Walker was bound to the grand jury on the charge of domestic assault.• Ethan Taylor was bound to the grand jury on the charge of hindering secured creditors.• Newton A. Hampton must serve 10 days of an 11-29 sentence and perform 25 hours public service work for criminal trespass and vandalism.• Freddie Poetting was given an 11-29 probationary sentence for perjury.• Robert Lyle was handed an 11-29 probationary sentence and must pay $75 plus costs, perform 25 hours public service work and lose his driver license for one year for second-offense driving on a suspended license and possession of drugs.