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Traffic Court
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A 76-person docket was heard Thursday in General Sessions Traffic Arraignment Court. There was no court Tuesday due to Election Day. There will also be no court this coming Tuesday due to Veterans Day.Included in cases heard Thursday by Judge Bill Locke:• Phillip Potter was ordered to serve 20 days of an 11-month, 29-day sentence, pay $50 plus costs and lose his driver license for one year for second-offense driving on a suspended license and violation of probation.• Gregory Bell was issued an 11-29 probationary sentence and must pay $250 plus costs, perform 24 hours public service work, and undergo a drug and alcohol assessment for possession of marijuana.• Dakota Davenport was instructed to serve 48 hours of an 11-29 sentence, pay $1,150 plus costs, perform 24 hours public service work, undergo a drug and alcohol assessment and lose driving privileges for one year for underage DUI, possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia, and driving without a license.• Shelby Fincher and Molly Miller were directed to serve 48 hours of 11-29 sentences, pay $350 plus costs, attended DUI class, perform 24 hours public service work and lose driving privileges for one year for DUI.• Etoye Bates was bound to the grand jury on the charge of DUI.• Marcus Hobbs was issued an 11-29 probationary sentence and must pay $400 plus costs for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.• Brenda McEwen was issued a six-month probationary sentence for domestic assault.• Carmen Trevino, Allison Edge, Jess Pease, Bernardo Jantes, Barndi Kirby, Christopher Lewis, Valerie Loader and Austin Adams must pay $10 plus costs for driving without a license.• Arica Carter was instructed to serve 24 hours, perform 24 hours public service work, undergo a drug and alcohol assessment and have her judicial diversion extended by six months for violation of probation.• William Melson must serve three days for violation of probation.• Phillip Mooneyham must serve the balance of his sentence for violation of probation.The remainder of cases on the docket were either delayed to a later date, dismissed, or were minor moving violations taken care of by fine or safety school.