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Criminal sentences given in Superior Court

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Criminal court was held last week in Morgan County Superior Court. The following persons were adjudicated in Superior Court.

Wesley James Alldredge, 41, Madison pled guilty to one count DUI (drugs) and one count driving while license suspended and was sentenced to one year with 48 hours to be served in confinement and the remainder to be served on probation. He was also fined $800. According to court documents, Alldredge was arrested by a Georgia State Patrol trooper on April 22, 2017 near the intersection of North Avenue and North Fifth Street in Madison.

Dwayne Anthony Harris, 61, Madison pled guilty to one count reckless driving and was sentenced to one year probation and was fined $1,000. According to court documents, Harris was stopped for speeding on Dec. 17, 2017 by a Georgia State Patrol trooper.

Anthony Corday Poole, 26, Fairburn, pled guilty to one count possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute and one count possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and was sentenced to 20 years probation and was fined $2,000. According to court documents, Poole was arrested following a traffic stop by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy on March 25, 2017. Consequent to the stop, the deputy found methamphetamine pills on Poole’s person.

Amy Lynne Cape, 46, Madison pled guilty to one count criminal trespass and two counts theft by taking and was sentenced to one year probation and was fined $500. According to court documents, Cape was arrested on June 26, 2017 after she took a debit card from an East Avenue residence and used the card to make purchases both at Madison Drug and Wal Mart without the card holder’s permission.

Jeremey Keith Shumate, 34, Rutledge pled guilty to one count aggravated stalking and one count harassing communications and was sentenced to 10 years probation and was fined $1,000. According to court documents, Shumate was arrested on Oct. 28, 2017 by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy after he left threatening text messages on a woman’s phone after the woman had placed a restraining order against Shumate. In a separate court action, Shumate also pled guilty to one count possession of marijuana, less than an ounce and was sentenced to 60 days in the Morgan County Jail concurrent with any other sentences. According to court documents, Shumate was arrested by a Madison Police Department officer on August 13, 2017 at Plainview Storage Units, Eatonton Road.

Nathan Noah Bates, 18, Madison pled guilty to one count criminal damage to property in the second degree and was sentenced to five years probation. According to court documents, Bates was arrested on July 13, 2017 by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy after he entered approximately nine cabins on property off Bethany Road and damaged the structures, leaving approximately $15,000 in damages.

Elijah Gregory Peace, 18, Madison pled guilty to one count criminal damage to property in the second degree and was sentenced to one year probation. According to court documents, Peace was arrested on July 13, 2017 by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy after he entered approximately nine cabins on property off Bethany Road and damaged the structures, leaving approximately $15,000 in damages.

Billy Mack Tindol, 62, Madison pled guilty to one count battery and was sentenced to one year probation and was fined $500. According to court documents, Tindol was arrested by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy on Oct. 26, 2017 after he struck a woman in the face with a closed fist, injuring the woman’s eye.

Leroy Bass, III, 19, Covington pled guilty to fleeing or attempting to elude and failure to maintain lane and was sentenced to two years with the first 30 days to be served in confinement and the remainder to be served on probation and was fined $500. According to court documents, Bass was arrested by a Madison Police Department officer on April 21, 2017 on the Interstate 20 113 exit.

Joseph Daniel Frick, 30, Madison pled guilty to one count expired tag and was sentenced to one year probation and was fined $100. According to court documents, Frick was arrested by a Madison Police Department officer on Sept. 23, 2017.

Shamundra Natriache Proby, 37, Madison pled guilty to one count no driver’s license on person and was sentenced to one year probation and was fined $500. According to court documents, Proby was arrested on Oct. 1., 2017 by a Georgia State Patrol trooper near Amtico Road.

Tyler Michael Kilgore, 24, Loganville pled guilty to one count theft by taking and was sentenced to five years probation and was fined $1,000. According to court documents, Kilgore was arrested on Oct. 23, 2017 by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy after he pawned two Echo Hedge trimmers and a Echo back pack blower after he had taken the items from an Athens residence.

John Kelly Hood, 51, Madison pled guilty to one count DUI and one count failure to maintain lane and was sentenced to two years probation with the first 10 days to be served in the Morgan County Detention Center and he was fined $1,000. According to court documents, Hood was arrested on March 4, 2017 by a Georgia State Patrol trooper near the intersection of Georgia 12 and Georgia 83.

Wa King Cesepada Pickett, 41, Springlake, N.C. pled guilty to one count pointing a pistol at another and was sentenced to one year probation and was fined $500. According to court documents, Pickett was arrested on Sept. 10, 2017 by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy for pointing a pistol at a driver on Interstate 20.

Christopher Wayne Selvidge, 18, Mansfield, pled guilty to one count burglary in the second degree and was sentenced to five years probation and was fined $1,000. According to court documents, Selvidge was arrested by a  Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy on Aug. 1, 2017 after he entered a storage warehouse on Fairplay St. Rutledge and removed items and placed them against a fence line.

Crystal Robin Cannon, 40, Eatonton pled guilty to one count exploitation and intimidation of a disabled adult, elder person or resident, and three counts of forgery in the fourth degree and was sentenced to 12 years with the first three years to be served in confinement and the remainder to be served on probation. According to court documents, Cannon was arrested on Nov. 16, 2017 by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy after she took checks from an older man between July 13 and Oct. 29 and made check payable to herself for services that were never rendered. In a separate incident, Cannon pled guilty to possession of methamphetamine and one count possession of drug related objects and was sentenced to 20 years concurrent with any other sentences with four years to serve in confinement and was fined $2,000. In that incident, Cannon was arrested on Jan. 1, 2018 by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy after she gave a confidential informant a quantity of methamphetamine. In a third incident, Cannon had a theft by shoplifting charged nolle prosequi.

Jonie Loraine Whitlock, 41, Madison pled guilty to one count possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, one count possession of Alprazolam, one count possession of hydrocodone and one count possession of drug related objects and was sentenced to 10 years with five years to be served in confinement and the remainder to be served on probation and was fined $1,000. According to court documents, Whitlock was arrested by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy on Jan. 24, 2018 after deputies searched Whitlock’s Bramblewood Dr. residence and found five bags of marijuana, Xanax pills, Ecstasy pills and methamphetamine on scales.

Wayne Lockett, 52, Milledgeville pled guilty to one count possession of marijuana, more than an ounce and was sentenced to three years. According to court documents, Lockett was arrested on Jan. 16, 2018 by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy after the deputy located 36 grams of marijuana in Lockett’s vehicle following a traffic stop.

Addrian Lawrence, 24, Buckhead was found not guilty of counts of attempting to elude a police officer and battery. According to court documents, a Morgan County jury deliberated for 20 minutes before returning the not guilty verdicts. Lawrence was arrested on Jan. 13, 2017 on allegations he fled the scene of a Morgan Circle residence from officers after a woman had alleged Lawrence had struck her.

Rudy Legrande Jordan, 61, Madison pled guilty to one count possession of methamphetamine and was sentenced to three years probation and was fined $1,000. According to court documents, Jordan was arrested by Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputies on Feb. 27, 2018 after deputies attempting to arrest a woman at a Bethany Road residence observed a mirror with methamphetamine and cut straws in a workshop. Jordan then, warrants state, walked into the workshop and resisted when officers tried to detain him. The officers found several plastic bags containing methamphetamine in his pockets.

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