McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

February 8, 2014

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McALESTER — New felony cases

The following felony cases were filed in Pittsburg County District Court Jan. 24 to Feb. 5.

Shambri A. Sewell, 27, of McAlester, was charged Feb. 5 with two counts of obtaining food stamps by fraud.

Devin Ray McCoy, 21, of McAlester, was charged Feb. 4 with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and misdemeanor possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

Jaron Levi Adams, 28, of Hartshorne, was charged Feb. 4 with domestic assault and battery by strangulation and misdemeanor domestic assault and battery in the presence of a minor.

Jason Hallum, 29, of McAlester, was charged Feb. 4 with aggravated driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.

Stuart Franklin Webber, 32, of Hartshorne, was charged Feb. 4 with possession of a controlled drug with intent to distribute and use of a communication device to facilitate the commission of a felony.

Webber was also charged Feb. 4 in a separate case with conspiracy to deliver a controlled dangerous substance and delivery of narcotic.

Joshua Allen Skinner, 19, of McAlester, was charged Feb. 4 with conspiracy to commit second-degree burglary and second-degree burglary.

Matthew Thomas Peterson, 25, of McAlester, was charged Jan. 31 with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, methamphetamine, and misdemeanor possession of a controlled dangerous substance, marijuana.

Christopher John Runion, 35, of McAlester, was charged Jan. 31 with second-degree burglary.

Krista Leigh Miller, 33, of McAlester, was charged Jan. 31 with possession of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school or park, possession of a controlled dangerous substance without a prescription and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

Charles James Sallee, 28, of McAlester, was charged Jan. 31 with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and misdemeanor malicious injury to property valued at less than $1,000.

Christopher Codi Kendall, 23, of Muskogee, was charged Jan. 31 with bringing contraband drugs into a jail, and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and malicious injury to property valued at less than $1,000.

James Matthew McNeil, 49, of McAlester, was charged Jan. 31 with embezzlement.

Deidre M. Harris, 47, of McAlester, was charged Jan. 31 with embezzlement.

Troy Lee Tarwater, 51, of Haileyville, was charged Jan. 31 with domestic assault and battery by strangulation.

Kevin B. Caldwell, 54, of McAlester, was charged Jan. 29 with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and misdemeanor failure to carry insurance or a security verification form.

Justin Bradley Cole, 26, of Hartshorne, was charged Jan. 29 with domestic assault and battery by strangulation in the presence of a minor child.

Dakota Clifford, 20, of Ada, was charged Jan. 29 with possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

Briana Bosche Hysell, 20, of McAlester, was charged Jan. 29 with uttering a forged instrument.

Patricia Roberts, 34, of Eufaula, was charged Jan. 29 with child abuse by injury.

Christopher J. Cook, 29, of McAlester, was charged Jan. 29 with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, driving with a license canceled, suspended or revoked, and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

Christopher S. Harralson, 38, of Krebs, was charged Jan. 29 with DUI alcohol and misdemeanor driving with improper tail lamps or tag lamps, and driving without a driver’s license.

Billy Joe Pink, 49, of Haileyville, was charged Jan. 29 with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

Kimberly Kay Key, 47, of McAlester, was charged Jan. 28 with aggravated DUI alcohol and misdemeanor driving with a license canceled, suspended or revoked.

Christopher J. Burke, 28, of McAlester, was charged Jan. 28 with DUI alcohol.

Mikell P. Smith, 48, of Oklahoma State Penitentiary, was charged Jan. 28 with second-degree murder.

Cody Ray Williams, 23, of Ada, was charged Jan. 27 with falsely personate another to create liability and possession of controlled dangerous substance.

Jimmy Robert Steele, 33, of Krebs, was charged Jan. 27 with assault and battery with a deadly weapon and misdemeanor threaten to perform act of violence and malicious injury to property valued at less than $1,000.

Tyrell John Lawrence, 21, of McAlester, was charged Jan. 27 with assault and battery on a police officer and misdemeanor public intoxication.

Mykol Wells, 21, of Quinton, was charged Jan. 27 with domestic assault and battery by strangulation and misdemeanor assault and battery against a pregnant woman.

Johnathan Dewayne Williams, 40, of McAlester, was charged Jan. 27 with possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

Lonnie Shane Bailey, 22, of McAlester, was charged Jan. 27 with manufacturing of controlled dangerous substance in the presence of minor child.

John Edward Hysell, 50, of McAlester, was charged Jan. 27 with larceny of merchandise from retailer.

Briana Bosche Hysell, 20, of McAlester, was charged Jan. 27 with larceny of merchandise from retailer.

Robert Dale Hoover, 56, of McAlester, was charged Jan. 24 with four counts of first-degree rape of a developmentally disabled victim, lewd molestation and sodomy of a victim younger than 16.

Travis Wade Harvey, 26, of McAlester, was charged Jan. 24 with embezzlement and two counts of unauthorized use of a credit card.

Colton Tate Kelley, 22, of Oktaha, was charged Jan. 24 with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

Ryan William Manning, 24, of McAlester, was charged Jan. 24 with larceny of automobile and knowingly concealing stolen property.

Laci Dawn Mann, 18, of Alderson, was charged Jan. 24 with knowingly concealing stolen property.



Felony dispositions

The following cases were decided Jan. 24 to Feb. 5 in Pittsburg County District Court. Listings do not include all court costs and fees.

Donald Richard Shoals, 64, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 5 to actual physical control of a vehicle while under the influence. A five-year sentence was suspended and he was fined $500.

Stephen Shane Verner, 54, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 4 to cultivation of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, maintaining a place for keeping/selling a controlled substance, possession of firearms after former conviction of a felony, and using security equipment to avoid detection while committing a felony. A misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia was dismissed. He was sentenced to 25 years with 10 suspended on the cultivation charge, and all but $1,000 of a $50,000 fine was suspended, and he was ordered to perform 24 hours of community service. On the drug possession charge, he was also sentenced to 25 years with 10 suspended, and all but $500 of a $50,000 fine was suspended. For maintaining a place for keeping/selling a controlled substance, he was also sentenced to 25 years with 10 suspended, and fined $500, and on the firearm charge, he was sentenced to 25 years with 10 suspended. He was fined $50 on the security equipment charge. All the sentences were ordered served concurrently with each other and with sentencing in a separate case.

Also on Feb. 4, Verner pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled dangerous substance and was sentenced to 25 years, with 10 suspended, and all but $1,000 of a $5,000 fine was suspended. He was ordered to attend drug treatment in the Department of Corrections one time per week for 56 weeks and to submit to random drug screens. A second charge of possession of a controlled dangerous substance was dismissed,

A charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon was dismissed Jan. 30 for Chad Anthony Dalpoas, also known as Dalpaos, 32, of McAlester.

Chelsea Lynn Iniguez, 22, of Checotah, pleaded guilty Jan. 30 to officer accepting a bribe and misdemeanor bringing contraband into a penal institution. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for four years, to be served concurrently, and she was fined $500 on each count. She was also barred from work at a penal institution or jail.

Billy Shaun Lindley, 43, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Jan. 30 to attempted grand larceny and was sentenced to drug court. A sentence of two and a half years was suspended, to be served concurrently with sentencing in six other cases, and he was fined $200.

Also on Jan. 30, Lindley pleaded guilty to knowingly concealing stolen property and was sentenced to drug court. A five-year sentence was suspended, to be served concurrently with sentencing in six other cases, and he was fined $200.

In a separate case on Jan. 30, Lindley pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled dangerous substance and knowingly concealing stolen property and was sentenced to drug court. A 10-year sentence was suspended on the drug charge, and a five-year sentence was suspended on the property charge, to be served consecutively with each other and concurrently with sentencing in six other cases. He was also fined $200 and restitution in the case was reserved.

In another case on Jan. 30, Lindley pleaded guilty to second-degree burglary, grand larceny and knowingly concealing stolen property and was sentenced to drug court. A seven-year sentence was suspended on the burglary charge, and five-year sentences were suspended on the grand larceny and property charges, to be served concurrently with each other and with sentencing in six other cases. He was also fined $200.

Also on Jan. 30, Lindley pleaded guilty to larceny of farm equipment and was sentenced to drug court. A one-year sentence was suspended, to be served concurrently with sentencing in six other cases, and restitution in the case was reserved. He was also ordered to have no contact with the alleged victim in the case.

In a separate case on Jan. 30, Lindley pleaded guilty to unauthorized use of a vehicle, and was sentenced to drug court. A five-year sentence was suspended, to be served concurrently with sentencing in six other cases, and he was ordered to have no contact with the alleged victim in the case. Restitution in the case was reserved.

Also on Jan. 30, a charge of obtaining cash or merchandise by bogus check or false pretenses was dismissed for Lindley.

Nathaniel Lee Larney, 25, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Jan. 29 to aggravated DUI alcohol. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for five years and he was fined $500.

Jason Richard Stanford, 24, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Jan. 29 to first-degree robbery and was sentenced to 15 years, with all but eight years suspended, to be served concurrently with sentencing in four other cases. He was also fined $500 and given credit for time served.

Salvador Garcia Carranza, 38, of Tulsa, pleaded guilty Jan. 28 to DUI alcohol, and misdemeanor driving without a driver’s license. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for five years and he was fined $600. A misdemeanor charge of failure to carry insurance or a security verification form was dismissed. He was ordered to obtain a drug and alcohol evaluation, obtain an interlock device and attend a Victim’s Impact Panel.

Leon Lee Hollis, 38, of McAlester, was sentenced to 30 years on Jan. 28 for first-degree manslaughter following a guilty verdict by jury.

Noah J. Humiston, 31, of Alderson, pleaded guilty Jan. 28 to DUI alcohol and misdemeanor possession of a controlled dangerous substance, transporting an opened container of beer, driving with a license canceled, suspended or revoked, and failure to carry insurance or a security verification form. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for five years on the DUI charge and for one year on the drug charge, to be served concurrently, and he was fined $500. He was also ordered to attend a Victim’s Impact Panel, obtain a drug and alcohol evaluation and attend DUI school.  Misdemeanor charges of failure to signal on turning, and improper driving on a divided highway were dismissed.

Scott Ray Voils, 43, of Canadian, pleaded guilty Jan. 28 to possession of a controlled drug with intent to distribute, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, maintaining a place for keeping/selling a controlled substance, possession of firearms after conviction or during probation, use of a security system to avoid detection while committing a felony and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. He was sentenced to 20 years, with eight suspended, for possession with intent to distribute and all but $1,000 of a $20,000 fine was suspended. On the drug possession charge, he was sentenced to 12 years, with eight suspended, and all but $500 of a $4,500 fine suspended. For maintaining a place for keeping/selling drugs and the firearms charge, he was sentenced to 10 years each with eight suspended, and he was fined $450. The sentences were ordered served concurrently with sentencing in a Haskell County case.

Charges of possession of a controlled dangerous substance and misdemeanor obstructing officer were dismissed Jan. 27 for Jonna Jean Roop, 32, of McAlester, and to be re-filed as a misdemeanor, according to court records.

Fred Dwayne Martin Jr., 37, of Stigler, pleaded guilty Jan. 24 to assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and a five-year sentence was suspended. He was also fined $250 and restitution in the case was reserved.

Kyle Wade Mitchell, 21, of Wilburton, pleaded guilty Jan. 24 to misdemeanor obstruction an officer and a one-year sentence was suspended. The sentence was ordered served concurrently with sentencing in another case, and he was fined $200. The charge was reduced from felony falsely personate another to create liability.

A charge of lewd molestation was dismissed Jan. 24 for Sean D. Moering, 25, of McAlester, at the request of the alleged victim’s mother, court records state. He has entered into a deferred prosecution agreement with prosecutors, according to a court record filed in the case.

Colten W. Powell, 24, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Jan. 24 to knowingly concealing stolen property and judgment and sentencing were deferred for six years, to be served concurrently with sentencing in another case. Restitution in the case was reserved and he was ordered to stay away from the alleged victim in the case.

Also on Jan. 24, Powell pleaded guilty to conspiracy to utter a forged instrument and misdemeanor embezzlement and petit larceny. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for six years on the conspiracy charge, and for one year each on the misdemeanors, to be served concurrently with sentencing in another case, and he was fined $700. Restitution in the case was reserved and he was ordered to serve 16 hours of community service and to stay away from the alleged victim in the case.