Courts - Circuit Court - February

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Circuit Court Criminal Division Felonies

Judge Michael Pritchett

The following cases were recently acted upon in Circuit Court, Criminal Division.

Brian Keith Owens of Dexter pleaded guilty Feb. 5 to the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.

The court sentenced Owens, who was charged as a prior and persistent offender, to 10 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections, with suspended execution of his sentence.

The court placed him on five years’ supervised probation and ordered he pay $46 to the Crime Victims’ Fund (CVF) and $300 to the Butler County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund.


Chad Aaron Bostic of the 400 block of South C Street pleaded guilty Feb. 5 to the Class D felony of second-degree burglary.

The court suspended the imposition of his case and placed him on five years’ supervised probation.

The court ordered he pay $46 to the CVF and $300 to the Butler County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund.


Ronnie Lee Hawks III of the 1000 block of North Main Street pleaded guilty Feb. 5 to two Class C felonies of passing a bad check.

The court sentenced him to five years in the Missouri Department of Corrections on one charge and four years in prison on the other charge.

The court ordered the sentences to be served consecutively and suspended the execution of the sentences.

The court placed Hawks on five years’ supervised probation and ordered he pay $46 to the CVF and $9,332.89 in restitution at $200 per month, beginning March 1.


Rachel F. Huddleston of Fremont pleaded guilty Feb. 5 to the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.

The court suspended the imposition of her sentence and placed her on five years’ supervised probation.

The court ordered she pay $46 to the CVF and $300 to the Butler County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund.


Randon Emon James of the 700 block of Kinzer Street admitted violating his probation Feb. 5 on the Class D felony of unlawful possession of a firearm.

The court revoked his probation and sentenced him to two years in the Missouri Department of Corrections.


Shawn R. Lambert of Dexter pleaded guilty Feb. 5 to the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.

The court suspended the imposition of Lambert’s sentence and ordered that Lambert be placed on a five-year term of supervised probation.

The court ordered Lambert to pay $46 to the CVF and $300 to the Butler County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund.


Michael L. Shipman of Doniphan pleaded guilty Feb. 5 to the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.

The court sentenced him to three years in the Missouri Department of Corrections and ordered he pay $46 to the CVF.


Benjamin Scott Walker of the 500 block of Kinzer Street pleaded guilty Feb. 5 to the Class C felony of possession of a controlled substance.

The court suspended the imposition of his sentence and placed him on five years’ supervised probation.

The court ordered he pay $46 to the CVF and $300 to the Butler County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund and complete the SEMO Veterans’ Court program.


Derrick D. Alexander of the 900 block of Park Avenue admitted violating his probation Feb. 5 on the Class C felony of failure to register as a sex offender.

The court revoked his probation and ordered the execution of his previously suspended seven-year sentence in the Missouri Department of Corrections.


David L. Dunn Jr. of Wappapello pleaded guilty Feb. 5 to the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.

The court suspended the imposition of his sentence and placed him on five years’ supervised probation.

The court ordered he pay $46 to the CVF and $300 to the Butler County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund.


Jason Keith Lutes of Greenville admitted violating his probation Feb. 5 on the Class C felony of possession of a controlled substance and pleaded guilty to the Class E felony of resisting arrest.

The court revoked his probation and ordered the execution of his previously suspended seven-year sentence in the Missouri Department of Corrections.

The court also sentenced him to three years in prison on the resisting charge and ordered he pay $46 to the CVF.

The court ordered Lutes’ sentences be served concurrently.


Jacob Malik Redd of the 1100 block of Bradley Street admitted violating his probation Feb. 5 on the Class C felony of second-degree burglary.

The court revoked his probation and ordered the execution of his previously suspended seven-year sentence in the Missouri Department of Corrections.


Carlanda Mac Richardson of the 500 block of South Ninth Street was sentenced Feb. 5 after earlier pleading guilty to the Class D felony of stealing.

The court sentenced him to four years in the Missouri Department of Corrections and recommended he be placed in a 120-day shock incarceration program, with a bed date of March 4.

The court also ordered he pay $46 to the CVF.


Rebecca Stow of Greenville admitted violating her probation Feb. 5 on two Class C felonies of passing a bad check.

The court revoked her probations and sentenced her to seven years in the Missouri Department of Corrections on one of the charges. The court also ordered the execution of her previously suspended seven-year sentence on Stow’s other case.

The court ordered Stow’s sentences to be served concurrently.


Tracy M. Forsythe of the 900 block of Lester Street pleaded guilty Feb. 19 to the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.

The court suspended the imposition of her sentence and placed her on five years’ supervised probation.

The court ordered she pay $46 to the CVF and $300 to the Butler County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund.


Amie M. Hobbs of the 500 block of Vaden Street pleaded guilty Feb. 19 to the Class A misdemeanor of possession of drug paraphernalia.

The court ordered she pay a $300 fine and $10 to the CVF.


Claudia A. Blackman of the 2000 block of Tennessee Avenue pleaded guilty Feb. 19 to the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.

The court suspended the imposition of her sentence and placed her on five years’ supervised probation.

The court ordered she pay $46 to the CVF and $300 to the Butler County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund.


Brittany R. James of Kennett, Mo., pleaded guilty Feb. 19 to the Class E felony of non-support.

The court suspended the imposition of her sentence and placed her on five years’ unsupervised probation.

The court ordered she pay $46 to the CVF and $212 per month in current child support and $75 per month in arrears, beginning April 1.


Charles J. Johnson of the 1100 block of North Main Street pleaded guilty Feb. 19 to the Class E felony of non-support.

The court suspended the imposition of his sentence and placed him on five years’ supervised probation.

The court ordered he pay $46 to the CVF and $250 per month in current child support and $100 per month in arrears, beginning April 1.


David D. Kissee of the 1000 block of Park Avenue pleaded guilty Feb. 19 to the Class D felony of stealing.

The court sentenced him to five years in the Missouri Department of Corrections, with suspended execution of the sentence, and placed him on five years’ supervised probation.

The court ordered he pay $46 to the CVF and $300 to the Butler County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund.


Johnny M. Nelson of Broseley pleaded guilty Feb. 19 to the Class E felony of non-support.

The court suspended the imposition of his sentence and placed him on five years’ unsupervised probation.

The court ordered he pay $46 to the CVF and $278 per month in current child support and $75 per month in arrears, beginning April 1.


Raymond G. Wilson of Malden pleaded guilty Feb. 19 to the Class B felony of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.

The court sentenced him to eight years in the Missouri Department of Corrections and ordered he pay $68 to the CVF.


Ashley D. Butler of Wappapello pleaded guilty Feb. 19 to the Class A misdemeanor of stealing.

The court suspended the imposition of her sentenced and placed her on two years’ supervised probation through the Citizens’ Advisory Board. The court ordered she pay $10 to the CVF.


Katherine M. Dangerfield of the 500 block of West Henry Street admitted violating her probation Feb. 19 on the Class B felony of sale of a controlled substance.

The court revoked her probation and ordered the execution of her previously suspended 12-year sentence in the Missouri Department of Corrections.

The court recommended she be placed in a 120-day shock incarceration program, with a bed date of March 11.


David Todd Ezell of Cape Girardeau, Mo., pleaded guilty Feb. 19 to the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.

The court sentenced him to seven years in the Missouri Department of Corrections, with suspended execution of his sentence, and placed him on five years’ supervised probation.

The court ordered he pay $46 to the CVF and $300 to the Butler County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund.

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Dennis J. Fann of the 200 block of Oak Hill Road was sentenced Feb. 19 after earlier pleading guilty to the Class A felony of sale of a controlled substance.

The court sentenced Fann, who was charged as a prior and persistent offender, to 20 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections.

The court ordered Fann’s sentence to be served concurrently with a Stoddard County case. Fann also was ordered to pay $68 to the CVF.


Michael E. Woods of Mountain Home, Ark., pleaded guilty Feb. 19 to the Class C felony of possession of a controlled substance.

The court suspended the imposition of his sentence and placed him on five years’ supervised probation.

The court ordered he pay $46 to the CVF and $300 to the Butler County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund.


Jeremy Tharin Freeman of Winona pleaded guilty Feb. 26 to two Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.

The court suspended the imposition of his sentences and placed him on five years’ supervised probation on each of his cases.

The court ordered he pay $46 to the CVF and $300 to the Butler County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund and complete 100 hours of community service in each of his cases.


Kevin L. Young of the 900 block of Spring Street pleaded guilty Feb. 26 to the Class D felony of unlawful possession of a firearm.

The court sentenced him to four years in the Missouri Department of Corrections and ordered his sentence to run concurrently with any other sentence he currently is serving.

The court also ordered he pay $46 to the CVF.


Randy John Wilson of Springfield, Mo., pleaded guilty Feb. 26 to the Class E felony of first-degree stalking.

The court sentenced him to four years in the Missouri Department of Correction, with suspended execution of his sentence, and placed him on five years’ supervised probation.

The court ordered Wilson immediately serve 120 days of shock detention in the Butler County jail and pay $46 to the CVF and $300 to the Butler County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund.

The court also ordered Wilson to have no contact with his victim.


Bernardo R. Hood of the 900 block of Alice Street was sentenced Feb. 26 after earlier pleading guilty to the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.

The court sentenced Hood, who was charged as a prior and persistent offender, to eight years in the Missouri Department of Corrections.

The court also ordered he pay $46 to the CVF.


Dustin Lee Price of the 1200 block of Fairmont Street admitted violating his probation Feb. 26 on the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.

The court revoked his probation and sentenced Price to four years in the Missouri Department of Corrections.


Timothy Brett Seiter of Dexter was granted a change of venue Feb. 26 to Stoddard County on the Class E felony of third-degree domestic assault and the Class A misdemeanors of violation of an order of protection and fourth-degree assault.


Rodney Eugene Whitworth of Poplar Bluff pleaded guilty Feb. 26 to the Class D felony of failure to register as a sex offender.

The court sentenced Whitworth, whose sentence was enhanced due to his prior convictions, to 10 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections.

The court ordered Whitworth’s sentence to run concurrently with any other sentence he currently is serving and to pay $46 to the CVF.