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Criminal sentences given in Superior Court

Patrick Yost News

The following persons recently were adjudicated during plea agreements held in Morgan County Superior Court before the Hon. Judge Brenda Trammell.

Armani J. T. Warren, 21 Madison pled guilty to one count armed robbery and was sentenced to 20 years with the first 10 years to be served in confinement and remainder to be served on probation. He was also fined $1,000. According to court documents, Warren was arrested by the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office on April 25, 2017 after he, on April 24, entered the Rutledge Crossing convenience store, Atlanta Highway, with a handgun and robbed the store.

Jamila A. Badruddin, 42, Greenville, Miss. pled guilty to one count possession of drug related objects and was sentenced to one year probation and was fined $500. According to court documents, Badruddin was arrested on Jan. 22, 2017 by the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office after a deputy located three pipes containing marijuana residue inside a 2005 Toyota Sienna she was driving on Interstate 20.

Sharon Lenice Beck, 43, East Dublin, pled guilty to one count possession of marijuana, less than an ounce and was sentenced to one year probation. According to court documents, she was arrested on June 6, 2017 by the Georgia State Patrol during a traffic stop on Interstate 20. Consequent to the stop, reports state, a quantity of marijuana was located in the front passenger compartment of the vehicle.

Alvin Wright, 37, East Dublin pled guilty to one count possession of marijuana more than an ounce and one count driving on a suspended license and was sentenced to 10 years with the first 90 to 120 days to be served in confinement and the remainder to be served on probation and was fined $1,000. According to court documents, Wright was arrested on June 6, 2017 by the Georgia State Patrol on Interstate 20. Consequent to a traffic stop a trooper located more than four pounds of marijuana in the vehicle.

Laura June Whitlock, 34, Madison pled guilty to one count DUI and was sentenced to one year probation with the first 48 hours to be served in confinement and was fined $800. According to court documents, Whitlock was arrested on Feb. 24, 2017 by a Georgia State Patrol trooper on North Main Street in Madison. In a separate charge Whitlock also pled guilty to one count reckless driving in relation to a traffic stop and arrest by a Georgia State Patrol trooper and was sentenced to one year probation to be served consecutive to any other sentencing and was fined $500.

Marquavious Sharez Jackson, 24, Madison pled guilty to one count disorderly conduct and was sentenced to one year probation and was fined $500. According to court documents, Jackson was arrested by a Madison Police Department officer on Aug. 19, 2017 off Micha Way after he failed to yield to an officer’s commands to stop his vehicle in an attempt to drive away to allow a passenger to exit the vehicle flee on foot from police.

Antonio Govea, 25, Marietta, pled guilty to serious injury by vehicle, DUI and failure to maintain lane and was sentenced to 10 years with the first three years to be served in confinement and the remainder to be served on probation and was fined $3,000. According to court documents, Govea was arrested on Aug. 28, 2017 at 4:26 a.m. after a vehicle he was driving on Crawford Road crossed the center line and struck another vehicle. The passenger in the other vehicle sustained a broken leg and injured hip and had to be extracted from the vehicle with the jaws of life.

Raheem Anthony Robertson, 22, Winnsboro, S.C. pled guilty to one count fleeing or attempting to elude an officer, one count reckless driving, one count driving while license suspended and one count affixing of plate to conceal or misrepresent identity and was sentenced to five years with the first two years to be served in confinement and the remainder to be served on probation and was fined $1,000. According to court documents, Robertson was arrested on May 30, 2017 by the Georgia State Patrol after he refused to stop for Morgan County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicles and Georgia State Patrol vehicles on Interstate 20. A warrant alleges that during a chase Robertson drove more than 120 mph in a posted 60 mph construction zone on the interstate.

Chastity Nan Perry, 37, Madison pled guilty to one count cruelty to animals and was sentenced to five years probation and was fined $1,000. According to court documents, Perry was arrested by a Madison Police Department officer after, on September 27, 2017, he left a female Brindle Mastiff in a locked vehicle exposing the dog to extreme heat which caused the animal prolonged physical pain and then death.

• Jerry Dean Thompson, 72, Buckhead pled guilty to one count aggravated child molestation and one count aggravated sexual battery and was sentenced to life with the first 25 years to be served in confinement and the remainder to be served on probation. According to court documents, by a Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent between Jan. 1, 2012 and Jan. 1, 2015, Thompson admitted to touching a child under the age of 16 inappropriately on several occasions.

Vickie Schneider, 54, Buckhead pled guilty to one count possession of methamphetamine, one count possession of marijuana, less than an ounce  and one count possession of drug related objects and was sentenced to three years probation and was fined $500. According to court documents, Schneider was arrested by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office officer on Oct. 18, 2017 after authorities executed a search warrant on a Oconee Road, Buckhead residence and found a small amount of marijuana in small baggies, baggies with methamphetamine, scales with meth residue, assorted pills and smoking devices.

Jeffery Thomas Wilson, 31, Dallas, Ga. pled guilty to one count DUI and was sentenced to one year probation with the first 48 hours to be served in confinement and was fined $800. According to court documents, Wilson was arrested by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office officer on July 14, 2017 during a traffic stop on Parks Mill Road.

Seantia Tamisha Mafou, 31, Forrest Park pled guilty to one count possession of cocaine, one count DUI and one count possession of marijuana, less than an ounce and was sentenced to three years probation with the first 48 hours to be served in confinement and was fined $1,800. According to court documents, Mafou was arrested by a Georgia State Patrol trooper on August 25, 2017 on Interstate 20. Consequent to a traffic stop the trooper located a clear bag of cocaine in Mafou’s purse.

Constance Louise Carroll, 32, Ninety Six, S.C. pled guilty to one count fraud in obtaining dangerous drugs and was sentenced to one year probation and was fined $500. According to court documents, Carroll was arrested by a Madison Police Department officer on Nov. 8, 2017, she someone called Thrifty Mac Drugs, Main Street, and requested that the pharmacy fill an emergency prescription of 72 Dilaudid pills for a woman. The call was reported as suspicious and when Carroll arrived with two others.She was arrested while completing the fictitious transaction.

Avery Lee Long, Jr. 26, Rutledge pled guilty to one count possession of methamphetamine, one count possession of alprazolam and one count theft by shoplifting and was sentenced to three years probation and was fined $1,000. According to court documents, Long was arrested by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office officer on Aug. 29, 2017 after a vehicle he was driving on the Madison by-pass was stopped after Long took $180 worth of items from Tractor Supply and did not pay for the items. Consequent to the stop an officer located a cigarette box with a single alprazolam pill and a straw containing methamphetamine residue.

Alvin Johnekins, Jr. 30, Covington pled guilty to one count possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and one count possession of marijuana, less than an ounce and was sentenced to 15 years probation with the first 90 days to be served in confinement in the Morgan County Detention Center and was fined $1,000. According to court documents, Johnekins was arrested by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy on Oct. 9, 2017 at 5:27 a.m. after a deputy approached a car on the side of Sandy Creek Road and observed Johnekins and another man asleep in the vehicle. Reports state that a strong odor of marijuana came from the vehicle and a consequent search of the vehicle found a Mason jar containing marijuana, 10 bags of cocaine and white rock. Two burnt marijuana cigarettes were found in the vehicle along with $1,055.

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