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Sharp County Circuit Court hands down sentences

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Sharp County Circuit Court Judge Harold S. Erwin handed down several sentences during the Sept. 29 session.

Jessie English, 31, was sentenced to 72 months in the Department of Corrections to run concurrent with a Fulton County sentence. English was found guilty of commercial burglary and theft of property. He was also ordered to pay $1,500 in fines, $150 court cost, $20 booking and administration fee, $250 DNA sample fee and $3,222.09 in restitution upon release in installments of not less than $100 a month. $700 in restitution was ordered to be paid to Dr. Tucker and $2,522.09 to the Ash Flat Pharmacy.

Richard Milton Thornton, 26, was sentenced to 84 months in the Department of Corrections. He was found guilty on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of methamphetamine, furnishing prohibited articles, possession of marijuana and possession of Zanax. Thornton's charges of possession of methamphetamine and furnishing prohibited articles are to run consecutively, the other charges are to run concurrently. Thornton was also ordered to pay a $5,000 fine, $150 court cost, $20 booking and administration fee, $250 DNA sample fee and $125 drug crime special fee.

Darrell Lane Davis, 40, was found guilty of second degree battery and sentenced to 48 months probation by the Department of Community Correction. Davis was also ordered to pay a $250 fine, $150 court cost, $20 booking and administration fee, $250 DNA sample fee and a $250 public defender fee.

Jonathan C. Bunch, 22, was found guilty of aggravated assault, second degree criminal mischief and fleeing. He was sentenced to 60 months probation with the Department of Community Correction. Bunch was also required by the judge to do a one day tour at the Arkansas Department of Corrections within six months of his sentencing date. Bunch was also ordered to pay a $1,500 fine, $150 court cost, $20 booking and administration fee, $250 DNA sample fee and restitution of $3,573.32 in $125 installments to the Sheriff's Department. $1,000 in restitution is for the Cave City Police Department and $2,573.32 is for the Cave City School.

Aaron Slayton, 26, was sentenced to a year of probation by the Department of Community Correction. Slayton was found guilty of theft of property. He was ordered to pay a $500 fine, $150 court cost, $20 booking and administration fee and a $250 DNA sample fee and $185 in restitution to Liberty Bank.

Silas Freeman Jr., 29, was sentenced to 72 months in the Department of Corrections. Freeman was charged with theft by receiving. Freeman was ordered to pay a $250 fine, $150 court cost, $20 booking and administration fee and a $250 DNA sample fee and $9,775 in restitution. The judgement ordered Freeman to pay installments of not less than $175 monthly upon his release. Restitution is to be paid at the Sharp County Sheriff's Department. Beneficiaries include Stephanie Wilson, $5,000; Christina Croney, $500; Kim Gann-Murphee, $1,775; and Rita Richmond, $2,500.



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