44 cases heard during Feb. 7 Ozark County Law Day

Ozark County Circuit Judge Craig Carter processed a total of nine civil cases and 35 criminal cases during the Feb. 7 session of Ozark County Law Day. The criminal cases are listed below.

Plea and sentencing hearings
Sharlene N. Deever pleaded guilty to possession of any controlled substance other than 35 grams or less of marijuana and was sentenced to five years in the Missouri Department of Corrections. The execution of the sentence was suspended, and she was placed on supervised probation for a term of five years.
Benjamin Lee Jackson pleaded guilty to unlawful possession, transport, manufacture, repair or sale of an illegal weapon and was given a suspended imposition of sentence. He was placed on supervised probation for a term of four years. As part of a plea agreement, an additional charge of unlawful possession, transport, manufacture, repair or sale of an illegal weapon and charges of possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia were dismissed.
Sean B. King pleaded guilty to possession of any controlled substance other than 35 grams or less of marijuana and was given a suspended imposition of sentence and placed on supervised probation for a term of four years. He is also ordered to enter and complete a Greene County court program. A case review is scheduled for March 7.

Probation and payment hearings
Travis Lee Brown, who pleaded guilty to possession of any controlled substance other than 35 grams or less of marijuana, had a probation-violation hearing. He was in custody after spending 10 days in jail on a shock sentence and was continued on probation.
Estevon Dockins, who pleaded guilty to domestic assault and possession of a controlled substance other than 35 grams or less of marijuana, had his probation violation hearing continued to March 7.
Julie Lazorchak, who pleaded guilty to five counts of forgery in April 2015, appeared for a hearing. Carter agreed that she could attend an in-patient drug treatment program, and she was released to her husband’s custody. Her probation-violation hearing was continued to March 7.
Keith Russell Massey, who pleaded guilty to hindering prosecution of a felony in July 2017 and was given a suspended sentence, appeared for a case review. His board bill was reduced by $600.
Kimberly J. Morris, who pleaded guilty to assault on school property in January 2014, appeared for a probation-violation hearing. Her probation was extended for three years.
Kelley Mitchell Risley, who pleaded guilty to possession of any controlled substance other than 35 grams or less of marijuana in November 2016, had his probation violation hearing continued to March 7.
Archie Vincent, who pleaded guilty to non-support of a child with total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under a child support order in October 2016, did not appear for his probation-violation hearing. A show-cause hearing is scheduled for March 7.
Cody Wadkins, who pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance other than 35 grams or less of marijuana, had a probation-violation hearing. He had completed 10 days of shock jail time and was continued on probation.

Continued or scheduled for March 7
Corbin Anderson, charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance other than 35 grams or less of marijuana and two counts of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, had his plea hearing or trial setting continued.
Logan Bazzle, charged with possession of any controlled substance other than 35 grams or less of marijuana, had his plea hearing or trial setting continued.
Alexander E. Everhart, charged with possession of any controlled substance other than 35 grams or less of marijuana and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, was arraigned and had his plea hearing or trial setting continued.
John Lawrence Jentzen was arraigned on a charge of possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana. A plea hearing or trial setting was scheduled.
Summer Loberg, charged with driving while intoxicated - persistent offender, had her arraignment hearing continued.
William Mcabee, charged with possession of any controlled substance other than 35 grams or less of marijuana and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, had his plea hearing or trial setting continued.
Amy L. Smith, charged with two counts of possession of any controlled substance other than 35 grams or less of marijuana, had her plea hearing continued.
Jonathan Dale Troesch, charged with non-support of a child with total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments, had his plea hearing or trial setting continued.
Ashley L. White, charged with assault, had her arraignment hearing continued to March 7.
Johnathan W. Latham, charged with arson, property damage and damage to jail/jail property, appeared for a pre-trial conference. He was scheduled for a Feb. 26 jury trial. Latham was released to Court Probationary Services for monitoring. He is ordered to have no contact whatsoever with Judy Latham. His Feb. 26 jury trial is continued, due to the lack of defense counsel and the court’s concern that the defendant may have paid for legal counsel that he is not receiving. He is scheduled to reappear March 7.

Other cases
Brian K. Moray, charged with non-support of a child with total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under an order of support, had his trial setting continued to June 6.
John D. Snelson, charged with domestic assault, was arraigned and had his plea hearing or trial setting continued to April 4.
Joshua William Toscano, charged with purchase or attempt to purchase or possession of liquor by a minor, assault of a law enforcement officer and damage to jail/jail property, had his trial setting continued to Sept. 5.

Trials scheduled
Crystal Gayle Boulay, charged with statutory sodomy in the first degree - deviate sexual intercourse with a person less than 14 years old, had her case set for jury trial for Sept. 17-18.
Brandy J. Kiger, charged with property damage, had her case set for a jury trial Sept. 12-13. A pretrial conference will be held Sept. 5.
Crystal Jo Lewis, charged with domestic assault, had her case set for a jury trial June 15. A pretrial hearing will be held June 6.
Joshua Toscano, charged with burglary, theft/stealing of property or services valued between $500 and $25,000, had his case set for a jury trial Sept. 12-13. A pretrial hearing will be held Sept. 5.

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