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Judge Ross hears wide range of cases
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General Sessions Judge Larry Ross handed down sentences Tuesday on crimes ranging from domestic assault to hot checks. Included in court action:• Kevin Farrar was ordered to serve 30 days of an 11-29 sentence, pay $460 and undergo a mental health evaluation and conflict management for domestic assault.• Shelly Brown was directed to serve 25 days of an 11-29 sentence for theft.• Adam Cope and Beth Damon were bound to the grand jury on charges of aggravated criminal trespass, theft and burglary.• Molly Ryan was bound to the grand jury on the charge of aggravated criminal trespass.• Brian D. Tennant was given an 11-29 sentence but released on time served for domestic assault. He must also pay $380 and attend conflict management.• Richard L. Martin was instructed to serve 48 hours of an 11-29 sentence, pay $460 and must stay away from the victim for domestic assault.• Melissa McClure was given a six-month probationary sentence and must pay $280 and perform 16 hours public service work for assault.• Amanda Washer was bound to the grand jury on the charge of initiating the process to manufacture meth.• Norvel Lee Judkins Jr., was issued a six-month probationary sentence and must pay $951 for simple possession of drugs.• Bruce Stevens Jr., was handed a six-month probationary sentence and must pay $706 for passing a worthless check for $500.• Christopher Young must serve 10 days for contempt of court.• Robbie Bates must serve 48 hours for violation of probation.• Herman Dillard must serve 24 hours for contempt of court.• Chelsey Griffith must serve 60 days and have her probation extended by six months for violation of probation.• Brittany Goralski must serve 32 days and pay $232 for driving on a suspended license, failure to appear in court, and violation of probation.• Steven Koontz must serve the balance of his sentence for violation of probation.• Jackee Marsh must serve 48 hours and have probation extended by three months for violation of probation.• Cody Parsley must serve the balance of his sentence for violation of probation.