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Pleas for July 24, 2013

In the 21st Judicial District Circuit Court in Van Buren June 28, Judge Gary R. Cottrell heard pleas and sentenced the following:

• Dillon Jewell Weaver, 19, of Van Buren pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit residential burglary, theft of property and possession of drug paraphernalia and was placed on four years probation. He will spend 111 days in the Crawford County Detention Center with credit for time served and pay $786 restitution, jointly and severally, $1,500 fine, $250 fee for DNA sampling and $125 drug task force fee.

In the 21st Judicial District Circuit Court in Van Buren July 18, Judge Mike Medlock heard pleas and sentenced the following:

• Justin Don Spencer, 26, of Fort Smith pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of methamphetamine and reckless driving and was sentenced to 12 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction to be followed by an eight-year suspended prison sentence. His driver’s license was suspended for six months.

In the 21st Judicial District Circuit Court in Van Buren July 19, Judge Mike Medlock heard pleas and sentenced the following:

• Ashley Nicole Robinson, 30, of Fort Smith pleaded guilty to second-degree forgery and theft of property and was sentenced to three years in the Arkansas Department of Correction to be followed by a six-year prison sentence on the condition she pay restitution to be determined.

• Richard Lee Weaver III, 29, of Rudy pleaded guilty to three counts of sexual assault in the second degree and was sentenced to two years in the Arkansas Department of Correction be followed by a six-year suspended prison sentence. He will complete counseling while in prison and register as a sex offender once released.

• Cameron Martel Frewart, 21, of Mountainburg pleaded guilty to delivery of oxycodone and had a five-year prison sentence suspended on the condition he pay a $1,500 fine, $170 court costs, $250 fee for DNA sampling and $125 drug task force fee. His driver’s license was suspended for six months.

• Chelsea Natisha Nelson, 24, of Mountainburg pleaded guilty to delivery of oxycodone and had a five-year prison sentence suspended on the condition she pay a $1,500 fine, $170 court costs, $250 fee for DNA sampling and $125 drug task force fee. Her driver’s license was suspended for six months.

• Sterling Price Johnson, 20, of Fort Smith pleaded guilty to overdraft and had a three-year prison sentence suspended on the condition he pay $1,370 restitution.

• Summer Nicole Bright, 22, of Alma pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of methamphetamine and had a five-year prison sentence suspended on the condition she pay a $500 fine, $170 court costs and $250 fee for DNA sampling. Fines and court costs will be satisfied by a Sebastian County jail sentence and she is to complete the Sebastian County drug court program.

• Dustin Robert Townsend, 20, of Mulberry pleaded guilty to commercial burglary, breaking or entering, theft of property and two counts of theft of property - firearm and was sentenced to four years in the Arkansas Department of Correction to be followed by a 10-year suspended prison sentence on the condition he pay $975.96 restitution.

• Benny Lee Anderson, 40, of Van Buren pleaded guilty to aggravated assault on a family or household member, false imprisonment in the second degree and domestic battery in the third degree and had a six-year prison sentence suspended on the condition he have no contact with the victim. Fines and court costs were satisfied by time served in the Crawford County Detention Center.

• Keith Desmond Homes, 32, of Little Rock pleaded guilty to possession of oxycodone and obtaining a controlled substance by fraud and was sentenced to two years in the Arkansas Department of Correction to be followed by an eight-year suspended prison sentence on the condition he pay a $125 drug task force fee. His driver’s license was suspended for six months.

• Nicholas Blake Garrett, 28, of Van Buren pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of methamphetamine and had a six-year prison sentence suspended. He will be on three years probation, do 30 days of community service and pay a $1,500 fine, $170 court costs, $250 fee for DNA sampling and $125 drug task force fee. His driver’s license was suspended for six months.

In the 21st Judicial District Circuit Court in Van Buren July 22, Judge Gary R. Cottrell heard pleas and sentenced the following:

• Jason James Givens, 39, of Fort Smith pleaded guilty to delivery of methamphetamine and had a three-year prison sentence suspended on the condition he pay a $1,000 fine and $170 court costs and complete the Sebastian County drug treatment program.

• Alvin Dean McCoy, 46, of Alma pleaded guilty to failure to appear and had a three-year prison sentence suspended on the condition he pay a $1,500 fine and $170 court costs.

• Kelly Jo King, 33, of Mena pleaded guilty to residential burglary, theft of property and failure to appear and had a 1o-year prison sentence suspended on the condition he spend 120 days in the Crawford County Detention Center with credit for 120 days served and pay $5,759 restitution, $500 fine, $170 court costs and $250 fee for DNA sampling.

• Aleesha Maree McFarland, 25, of Alma pleaded guilty to theft of property, fraudulent use of a credit card and first-degree assault and had a three-year prison sentence suspended on the condition he pay $139 restitution, $1,000 fine, $170 court costs and $250 fee for DNA sampling. McFarland is to have no contact with one victim in the case and no offensive contact with another victim.

• Jess Kinty Jones Jr., 23, of Van Buren pleaded guilty to delivery of oxycodone and delivery of THC and had a six-year prison sentence suspended on the condition he pay a $1,000 fine, $170 court costs, $250 fee for DNA sampling and $125 drug task force fee. He is to complete the Heart of Hope program.

• Robert Shane Ellis, 29, of Van Buren pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal mischief and was sentenced to two years at a regional correctional facility to be followed by an eight-year suspended prison sentence. He will pay restitution, jointly and severally, once determined.

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