Circuit Court - March 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Circuit Court Criminal Division Felonies

Judges:
Michael Pritchett
Thomas Swindle
The following cases were recently acted upon in Circuit Court, Criminal Division:

Anna Marie Crider of Doniphan pleaded guilty March 5 to the Class E felony of third-degree assault.

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

The court ordered she pay $46 to the Crime Victims’ Fund (CVF) and $300 to the Butler County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund, complete anger management classes and have no contact with the victim.


Robert R. Pullin Jr. of Springfield, Mo., pleaded guilty March 5 to the Class D 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 $343 per month in child support, beginning May 1, and complete 100 hours of community service through the CASP in Springfield.


Chad P. Sweet of Crystal City, Mo., admitted violating his probation March 5 on the Class C felony of possession of a controlled substance.

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


Tammy Joan Wells of the 2700 block of Hickman Road pleaded guilty March 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.


Savahanna Nicole Edward of Corning, Ark., admitted violating her probation March 5 on the Class B felony of trafficking in stolen identities.

The court revoked her probation and sentenced her to eight years in the Missouri Department of Corrections.


Amanda Rose Pruitt of Poplar Bluff was sentenced March 5 after earlier being found in violation of her probation on the Class C felony of possession of a controlled substance.

The court revoked her probation and sentenced her to seven years in the Missouri Department of Corrections. The court recommended she be placed in a 120-day shock incarceration program, with a bed date of April 1.


Tiffanie Rashelle Webber of Ellington admitted violating her probation March 5 on the Class C felony of stealing lease or rented property.

The court revoked her probation and sentenced her to six years in the Missouri Department of Corrections.


Heather Nicole Payne of the 800 block of South Ninth Street pleaded guilty March 12 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.


Dorothy Marie Sales of the 400 block of Highway 53 was granted a change of venue to Stoddard County on March 12 on the Class E felony of stealing and the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.


Bradley Joseph Carter of the 800 block of Mary Street was sentenced March 12 after earlier pleading guilty to the Class A felony of first-degree assault.

The court suspended the imposition of his sentence and placed him on five years’ supervised probation. The court ordered he pay $68 to the CVF.


Charles Douglas Grubb Jr. of the 1100 block of Hickory Street was sentenced March 12 after earlier being found in violation of his probation on the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance and pleaded guilty to the Class E felony of unlawful use of a weapon.

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

The court also sentenced Grubb to four years in prison on the weapons charge and ordered his sentences to be served concurrently. The court also ordered he pay $46 to the CVF.


Joshua Wayne Hatley of the 2200 block of Summit Street admitted violating his probation March 12 on the Class D felony of non-support.

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


Justin Lee Livingston of Poplar Bluff was sentenced March 12 after earlier pleading guilty to the Class C felony of possession of a controlled substance.

The court sentenced Livingston, who was charged as a prior offender, to seven years in the Missouri Department of Corrections and ordered he pay $46 to the CVF.


Angela Nichole Showen of the 800 block of East Neat Street pleaded guilty March 12 to the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.

The court sentenced her to seven years in the Missouri Department of Corrections and recommended she be placed in a 120-day shock incarceration program, with a bed date of April 1. The court also ordered she pay $46 to the CVF.


Floyd Vincent Williams of Sikeston, Mo. was sentenced March 12 after earlier pleading guilty 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.


Nicholas A. Hodge of the 600 block of Charles Street admitted violating his probation March 18 on the Class D felony of second-degree burglary.

The court found Hodge violated his probation and ordered the imposition of Hodge’s sentence remain suspended. Hodge is to remain on five years’ supervised probation, with the added condition of entering and successfully completing an alternative services probation.


James Thomas Bean of the 500 block of Lester Street pleaded guilty March 19 to the Class A misdemeanor of receiving stolen property.

The court sentenced him to six months in the Butler County jail, with suspended execution of his sentence, and placed him on two years’ supervised probation through the Citizens’ Advisory Board.

The court ordered he pay $10 to the CVF and $800 in restitution.


David O’Dell Burgess Jr. of Arcadia, Mo. pleaded guilty March 19 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.


Allen Michael Collins of Doniphan pleaded guilty March 19 to the Class E felony of resisting arrest and the Class D felony of first-degree tampering with a motor vehicle.

The court sentenced Collins to four years in the Missouri Department of Corrections on Collins’ resisting arrest case. The court also ordered he pay $46 to the CVF.

The court also sentenced him to six years in prison on the tampering charge and ordered he pay $46 to the CVF and $9,650 in restitution.

The court ordered Collins’ sentences to be served concurrently.


David B. Hellums of the 100 block of Camelot Trailer Park was sentenced March 19 after earlier admitting to violating his probation on the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.

The court revoked his probation and sentenced him to seven years in the Missouri Department of Corrections. The court recommended he be placed in a 120-day shock incarceration program, with a bed date of April 1.


Peyton Lynn Murphy of Piggott, Ark., pleaded guilty March 19 to the Class A misdemeanor of possession of a controlled substance.

The court sentenced her to one year in the Butler County jail, with suspended execution of her sentence, and placed her on two years’ supervised probation through the Citizens’ Advisory Board.

The court ordered she pay $10 to the CVF and $300 to the Butler County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund and complete 30 hours of community service.


Richard Allen Parks of the 1000 block of Cole Avenue pleaded guilty March 19 to the Class E felony of resisting arrest and the Class B felony of sale of a controlled substance near a school.

The court sentenced Parks, who was charged as a prior and persistent offender, to seven years in the Missouri Department of Corrections on the resisting arrest charge. The court recommended he be placed in a long-term treatment program, with a bed date of May 13.

The court also sentenced him to 17 years in prison on his drug case and recommended he be placed in a long-term treatment program, with a bed date of May 13. The court ordered he pay $68 to the CVF.

The court ordered Parks’ sentences to be served concurrently.


Debra Lynn Raymer of the 1000 block of Nooney Street pleaded guilty March 19 to the Class B felony of sale 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 $68 to the CVF and $300 to the Butler County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund.


Elisha Marie Battles of the 300 block of County Road 309 admitted violating her probation March 19 on the Class D felony of possession of a controlled substance.

The court revoked her probation and sentenced her to six years in the Missouri Department of Corrections.


Autumn Susan Kiefer of Branson, Mo. admitted violating her probation March 19 on the Class C felony of possession of a controlled substance.

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


Terenia S. Malady of Kennett, Mo. was sentenced March 19 after earlier being found in violation of her probation on the Class E felony of non-support.

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


Ladonna A. McCain of the 800 block of Valley Avenue admitted violating her probation March 19 on the Class B felony of sale of a controlled substance.

The court revoked her probation and sentenced her to 10 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections. The court recommended she be placed in a 120-day shock incarceration program, with a bed date of April 15.


Matthew Dorland Russell of Doniphan admitted violating his probation March 19 on the Class C felony of second-degree burglary.

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


Roger Ray Thomas of the 7900 block of Highway C pleaded guilty March 19 to the Class E felony of unlawful use of a weapon.

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.


Jennifer Towe of Caruthersville, Mo. pleaded guilty March 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.


Michael Ballew of the 7200 block of Highway 67 North pleaded guilty March 26 to the Class B felony of receiving stolen property.

The court sentenced him to five 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 $68 to the CVF and $300 to the Butler County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund and complete 100 hours of community service.


Eldrid L. Smith, no address listed, was granted a change of venue March 26 to Stoddard County on the Class A felony of first-degree murder.


Robert B. Brown of the 900 block of Park Avenue pleaded guilty March 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 he pay $46 to the CVF.


Derek M. Brooks of the 800 block of Ash Street admitted violating his probation March 26 on the Class C felony of possession of a controlled substance.

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


Willie L. Henard of Columbia, Mo., was granted a change of venue March 26 to Dunklin County on the Class D felony of unlawful possession of a firearm.


Mark Joel Hicks Sr. of the 1100 block of International was sentenced March 26 after earlier pleading guilty to the Class A felony of first-degree child molestation.

The court sentenced him to 20 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections and ordered he pay $68 to the CVF.


Michael Park of Cape Girardeau, Mo. was sentenced March 26 after earlier being found in violation of his probation on the Class D felony of non-support.

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