Lawrence man sentenced in burglary case
IRONTON -- A South Point area man was sentenced Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court to four years in prison in a burglary case.
Bradkey Stone, 31, of County Road 1, South Point, was sentenced by Judge Charles "Chuck" Cooper. Stone was ordered to pay $315 in restitution and given credit for 75 days already spent in jail.
In an unrelated case, Phillip Yates, 22, of Ironton, was sentenced to three years in prison for violating community control sanctions.
Yates admitted failing to report a change of address, violating curfew, failing to report and testing positive for drugs. He was given credit for 181 days already servedl towards the prison sentence.
In other cases:
Jerry L. Hinman, 33, of Orchard Drive, Franklin Furnace, Ohio, was sentenced to two years in prison for escape.
Fred Watts Jr., 44, of Proctorville, was sentenced by Judge D. Scott Bowling to 17 months in prison for theft from the elderly. Watts also was ordered to pay $6,500 in restitution and pay court costs.
Amanda L. Williams, 33, of Twin Valley Road, Portsmouth, Ohio, was sentenced to six months in prison and fined $1,250 after pleading guilty to possession of drugs. A second drug possession charge was dismissed.
Taylor Fleming, 19, of County Road 55, South Point, will be given treatment in lieu of conviction for theft of drugs. She is to get counseling at Mended Reeds in Ironton.
Sarah Kelly, 26, of County Road 14, Pedro, pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence and possession of cocaine. She faces a maximum prison sentence of four-and-a-half years. Final sentencing was set for Feb. 12.
Anthony Fletcher, 24, of the 300 block of Susan Court, Ironton, rejected a possible eight-year prison sentence in an aggravated robbery case. He faces a maximum 11-year prison sentence if convicted. The case is set for trial Feb. 10.
Christopher M. Young, 22, of the 1000 block of S. 10th Street, Ironton, denied violating community control sanctions. Cooper ordered a competency evaluation for Young.
Michael W. Cook, 38, of Township Road 1425, South Point, pleaded guilty to possession of drugs. He was placed on community control sanctions for four years, ordered to complete up to a six-month program at the STAR Community Justice Center in Franklin Furnace, was fined $1,250 and had his driver's license suspended for six months. When he was drug tested, Cook had two drugs and cocaine in his system. He could be sentenced to 11 months in prison if he fails to adhere to sanctions and complete the program at STAR.
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