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February 27, 2012

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McALESTER — The following felony and misdemeanor cases were decided in Pittsburg County District Court Feb. 10 - 22.

Dispositions include dismissed cases, suspended and deferred sentences and sentences from trials and plea bargains.

Listings do not include all court costs.

Felony cases

• Harmony T. Catton, 28, Haileyville, pleaded guilty Feb. 16 to charges of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Catton was ordered to enter and complete drug court. If drug court is successfully completed, the case will be dismissed. If not, Catton will be sentenced to 10 years in the custody of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.

• Jonathan K. Myers, 30, McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 15 to a reduced charge of assault and battery. The charge was also reduced to a misdemeanor offense. Myers was fined $150 and received a 90-day suspended sentence.

• Marvin Lee Shewmake, 19, McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 22 to a charge of false declaration to a pawnbroker. He was fined $350 and sentenced to four years, with three and a half years suspended.

• Gerald W. Luna, 50, Wilburton, pleaded guilty Feb. 17 to charges of driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, leaving the scene of an accident involving damage and transporting an open bottle or container of liquor. He was fined $1,560, ordered to complete 90 days of inpatient treatment and received a five-year suspended sentence.

• Cody A. Zachary, 25, McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 17 to a reduced charge of possession of a controlled dangerous substance (marijuana). The charge was also reduced to a misdemeanor offense. He also pleaded guilty to a charge of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. He was fined $1,350 and received a one-year suspended sentence.

• Kelli R. Fender, 18, McAlester, pleaded no contest Feb. 17 to a charge of conspiracy to commit second degree burglary. She was fined $350 and sentencing was deferred for one year. Two counts of second degree burglary were dismissed.

• Sandy L. Sweetin, 42, Haileyville, pleaded no contest Feb. 17 to an amended charge of conspiracy to deliver marijuana. She was fined $1,350 and sentencing was deferred for 10 years. Charges of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance were dismissed.

• Samantha N. Stoneburner, 23, McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 17 to an amended charge of possession of a controlled dangerous substance. She was fined $1,200 and sentencing was deferred for five years. Charges of larceny of merchandise from a retailer and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia were dismissed.

• Amber R. Sweet, 22, McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 17 to a charge of maintaining a place for keeping/selling controlled substances. She was fined $1,200 and sentencing was deferred for seven years. Charges of manufacturing a controlled dangerous substance (methamphetamine) within 2,000 feet of public housing and possession of a controlled dangerous substance (marijuana) were dismissed.

• Crystal L. Cooper, 25, Ennis, Texas, pleaded no contest Feb. 17 to a charge of endeavoring to manufacture a controlled dangerous substance. She was fined $1,100 and sentencing was deferred for five years. Charges of false personation and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia were dismissed.

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