IRONTON - Two Lawrence County women were sentenced Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court to four years in prison in drug cases, and a Huntington woman faces more than 12 years in prison in an unrelated drug case.
Melissa D. Jenkins, 22, of the 1500 block of South 3rd Street, Ironton, was sentenced to four years in prison by Judge Andy Ballard. Jenkins pleaded guilty to two counts of trafficking in meth in the vicinity of a juvenile and aggravated trafficking in drugs.
In an unrelated case, Monica R. Delawder, 41, of the 700 block of Spruce Street, Ironton, also was sentenced by Ballard to four years in prison. She pleaded guilty to aggravated trafficking in meth, complicity to trafficking in drugs and trafficking in heroin.
In the third case, Kierston McIntyre, 26, of the 4400 block of Altizer Avenue, Huntington, pleaded guilty to three counts of trafficking in meth. She admitted selling 46.5 grams of meth. She was released on bond pending final sentencing set for June 26. McIntyre faces a maximum 12-and-a-half years in prison in the case.
In other cases:
n Tyrone Markel, 43, of County Road 45, Ironton, admitted violating community control sanctions. He was sentenced to 48 months in prison, but was given credit for 180 days already spent in custody.
n James J. Brown, 25, of County Road 6, Rock Camp, admitted violating community control sanctions and was sentenced to 24 months in prison.
n Brian K. Samples, 29, of the 1000 block of 13th Street, Huntington, admitted violating community control sanctions. He was ordered to complete up to a six-month program at the STAR Community Justice Center in Franklin Furnace, Ohio, and do 400 hours of community service.
n Christopher D. Conwell, 37, of Township Road 1018, South Point, admitted violating community control sanctions. He was ordered to complete the program at STAR and do 200 hours of community service.
n Andrew M. Bare, 29, of the 400 block of Riverside Drive, Chesapeake, pleaded innocent to a charge of burglary. He was released on a $10,000 signature bond.
n Jonathan P. Tickle, 51, of the 1100 block of South 8th Street, Ironton, pleaded innocent to a charge of aggravated possession of meth. He was released on a $5,000 signature bond.