General Sessions

General Sessions

Posted: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 8:04 pm

The following cases were disposed of Dec. 26-30 in Obion County General Sessions Court by Judge Jimmy Smith, or fines paid before scheduled court appearances, and were recorded in the dockets in the office of Obion County Circuit Court Clerk Harry Johnson.
The cases listed exclude routine traffic violations, civil cases and cases that are dismissed, unless dismissal is contingent upon costs being paid or other conditions. All others are published, including judicial diversions and deferred cases, without exception.
• Matthew G. Roberson — driving under the influence, to be dismissed upon payment of costs.
• Juanita C. Hulsey — open container and reckless driving, judicial diversion.
• Paula Gordon — theft of merchandise/shoplifting, guilty as charged.
• Alonza  B. Smith — driving under the influence, guilty as charged.
• Miguel A. Martinez — driving without a license, guilty/traffic ticket paid in full.
• Johnny C. Minnick — financial responsibility law violation, guilty/traffic ticket paid in full.
• Ricky D. Nance — driving while license revoked (second or subsequent), guilty as charged.
• Shane A. Bryant — Schedule II controlled substance/attempt, amended to simple possession/casual exchange, guilty of a lesser charge.
• Jonathan Morgan — theft of property ($500-$1,000), amended to theft (up to $500), judicial diversion.
• Thomas R. Carrington — misemeanor fugitive from justice, waiver of extradition.
• Sidney R. Pirtle — theft (up to $500) and driving while license suspended (second or subsequent), deferred.
• Chauncey Buford — probation violation, guilty as charged.
• Jeffrey L. Warden II — solicitation of a minor/sexual battery, guilty as charged.
• Bobby Williams — vandalism (up to $500), guilty as charged.
• Taushara C. Brown — financial responsibility law violation, guilty/traffic ticket paid in full.
• William L. Yates — financial responsibility law violation, guilty/traffic ticket paid in full.
Editor’s note: The Obion County Courthouse was closed and court was not in session Dec. 26 in observance of the Christmas holiday.
Published in The Messenger 1.4.12

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