McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

February 14, 2009

Pittsburg County District Court Dispositions

From staff reports

The following felony cases were decided in Pittsburg County District Court Feb. 5 through Feb. 10. Dispositions include dismissed cases, suspended and deferred sentences, and sentences from trials and plea bargains.

• Crystal A. Hawkins, 30, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Jan. 9 to enabling child sexual abuse and was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison, with the remainder of a 20-year prison term suspended. The charges accuse Hawkins of allowing a man she lived with, Wallace Williamson Jr., to have sex with a 12-year-old child and failure to take appropriate actions to protect the child from sexual abuse. Hawkins was also given credit for time served. Williamson is charged with four counts of first degree rape and two counts of lewd molestation, and a jury trial has been set for March.

• Dana Lynette Eddins, 48, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 6 to embezzlement of $977 from her employer, Dollar General. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for one year and she was fined $100 and ordered to pay full restitution in the case.

• Joseph Allen Horton, 60, of Eufaula, pleaded guilty Feb. 6 to home repair fraud and judgment and sentencing were deferred for five years. He was also ordered to pay $5,100 in restitution and he was fined $500.

• Harold Dean Ketchum, 75, of rural McAlester, pleaded no contest Feb. 5 to knowingly concealing stolen property and judgment and sentencing were deferred for two years. Another charge of knowingly altering a vehicle identification number was dismissed in the plea bargain agreement.



The following misdemeanor cases were decided in Pittsburg County District Court Feb. 2 through Feb. 10. Dispositions include dismissed cases, suspended and deferred sentences, and sentences from trials and plea bargains.

• Crystal A. Hawkins, 30, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of obtaining merchandise by bogus check and two consecutive one-year sentences were suspended. She was also ordered to pay restitution in the case.

• Hawkins also pleaded guilty Tuesday to obtaining merchandise by bogus check and she was sentenced to one year in jail, to be served concurrently with a sentence in another case for enabling child sexual abuse. She was also ordered to pay restitution in the bogus check case.

• Cody Bryan Gibson, 21, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Tuesday to driving while his license is suspended and judgment and sentencing were deferred for one year. He was also fined $100.

• Luis Alonso Davila, 21, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 6 to driving without a valid driver’s license and he was fined $50.

• Shannondoah Wade Moore, 21, of Indianola, pleaded guilty Feb. 6 to speeding and was ordered to pay the scheduled fine. Another charge of driving while his license is suspended was dismissed at the request of prosecutors in the plea bargain agreement.

• Boyce Lewis, 17, of Kiowa, pleaded guilty Feb. 6 to illegal possession of a white-tailed deer and was ordered to pay the scheduled fines.

•A charge of obtaining merchandise by bogus check was dismissed Feb. 6 for Jenafer Raper, 28, of Cranfills Gap, Texas. The charge was dismissed at the request of prosecutors because restitution and court costs in the case had been paid in full.

• John Edgar Young Jr., 51, of Canadian, pleaded guilty Feb. 6 to driving while his license is suspended and a six-month sentence was suspended.

• Gabriel Robert Patrick, 37, of Indianola, pleaded no contest Feb. 6 to driving while under the influence of alcohol. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for one year and he was fined $100.

• Crystal A. Gonzales, 25, of Savanna, pleaded guilty Feb. 6 to driving without a valid license and failure to use a child restraint system. Judgment and sentencing were deferred or six months and she was fined $25.

• Jonathan Delbert Thomas, 20, pleaded guilty Feb. 6 to larceny of merchandise from a retailer. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for six months and he was ordered to pay $18 in restitution.

• Brian Lee Simms, 28, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 6 to malicious injury to property valued at less than $2,500. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for one year and he was ordered to pay $534 in restitution.

• A charge of obtaining cash or merchandise by bogus check or false pretenses was dismissed Feb. 6 for Karie Alison Dombek, 32, of rural McAlester. The charge was dismissed at the request of prosecutors because restitution and court costs had been paid in full.

• A charge of obtaining cash or merchandise by bogus check or false pretenses was dismissed Feb. 6 for Brandon Buck, 22, of Clinton. The charge was dismissed at the request of prosecutors because forgery had been claimed, court records indicate.

• Herman Tyrone Davis, 29, of Tulsa, pleaded guilty Feb. 4 to driving without a valid license and he was ordered to pay the scheduled fines.

• Daya L. Pownall, 19, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 4 to obtaining cash or merchandise by bogus check or false pretenses. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for two years and she was ordered to pay $1,290 in restitution.

• Salissa May Moon, 27, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 4 to public intoxication. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for six months and she was fined $100.

• Patrick Mutharia Mambo, 29, of Houston, Texas, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. He was sentenced to 51 days in jail, with the remainder of a one-year sentence suspended and with credit for time served. The sentence was ordered served concurrent with one handed down in a separate case for escape from arrest or detention.

• Mambo also pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to escape from arrest or detention and was sentenced to 51 days, with the remainder of a one-year sentence suspended and with credit for time served. The sentence was ordered served concurrent with one handed down in a separate case for drug possession.

• David Edward Ainsworth, 45, of Atoka, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to public intoxication and transporting an open bottle or container of liquor and was fined $20.

• Marlin Joe Wilson, 39, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to driving while under the influence of alcohol and a one-year sentence was suspended. He was also fined $500 and was ordered to attend in-patient alcohol treatment.

• Samuel Arville Anderson, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to assault upon a witness and a one-year sentence was suspended. A court record from the sentencing, by Special Judge Donnita Wynn, states prosecutors will not use the case to accelerate sentencing in another case.

• Randy D. Sproles, 30, of McAlester, pleaded no contest Feb. 3 to obstructing and officer and public intoxication and a one-year sentence was suspended. He was also fined $350.

• Charles Islo Arpoika, 39, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and two one-year concurrent sentences were suspended. He was also fined $200.

• Brent James Reed, 28, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to driving while his license is suspended and a one-year sentence was suspended. He was also fined $200.

• Rick Allen Roberts, 41, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to obstructing an officer and improper stopping and a one-year sentence was suspended. He was also fined $260.

• Jason Daniel Lowe, 28, of Hartshorne, pleaded no contest Feb. 3 to hunting without permission and was ordered to pay the scheduled fines and court costs.

• Gary Thomas Burns, 35, of Eufaula, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to obtaining cash or merchandise by bogus check or false pretenses and a one-year sentence was suspended. He was also ordered to pay $1,222 in restitution, and the sentence was ordered served concurrent with another handed down for domestic abuse assault and battery.

• Burns also pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to domestic abuse assault and battery and six months of a one-year sentence were suspended. He was also fined $250, and the sentence was ordered served concurrent with another handed down for a bogus check charge. He was also ordered to obtain 52 weeks of domestic abuse counseling, and he was given credit for time served.

• Justin Datron Harris, 23, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to obstructing an officer and a one-year sentence was suspended. He was also find $100. A court record from the sentencing, by Judge Wynn, states prosecutors will not use the case to accelerate a deferral in another case.

• Lisa Marie Plack, 32, of Hurst, Texas, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to driving while her license is suspended and a one-year sentence was suspended. A charge of failure to carry insurance or a security verification form was dismissed at the request of prosecutors.

• Terry Lynn Ketcherside, 57, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to driving while license is suspended and a six-month sentence was suspended.

• Amy Louise Smith, 39, of Eufaula, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to failure to carry insurance or security verification and failure to pay taxes due to state. She was fined $200.

• Tasha Dawn Holt, 28, of Krebs, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to public intoxication and she was fined $100.

• Rebecca Ann Marie Bowman, 22, of Calera, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to obtaining cash or merchandise by bogus check or false pretenses. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for one year and she was ordered to pay $213 in restitution.

• Joe D. Bates, 22, of Wilburton, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to driving while his license is suspended. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for 90 days and he was fined $200.

• Jeremy Leon Whitlock, 29, of Krebs, pleaded no contest Feb. 3 to assault and battery and judgment and sentencing were deferred for three years.

• Gabriel Tanner Edwards, 28, of rural McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to aggravated driving while under the influence of alcohol, possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, driving without a driver’s license and driving left of center. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for two years and he was fined $60. He was also ordered to attend DUI school and a Victim’s Impact Panel.

• Tamara D. Winkler, 50, of Kiowa, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to domestic abuse assault and battery and judgment and sentencing were deferred for one year. She was also find $250.

• Kristina Lanette Scott, 43, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and failure to maintain security. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for one year and she was fined $150.

• Jesse Roy Lester, 24, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to driving while under the influence of alcohol, transporting an opened container of beer and wrong way on a one way road. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for one year and he was fined $450 and ordered to attend DUI school and a Victim’s Impact Panel.

• Eric Forrest Franklin, 30, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to breaking and entering a dwelling without permission, domestic abuse assault and battery and resisting arrest or detention. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for three years and he was fined $250. He was also ordered to complete 52 weeks of domestic abuse counseling. A charge of public intoxication was dismissed at the request of prosecutors.

• Angel M. Rowell, 22, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to obstructing an officer and public intoxication. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for six months and she was fined $150.

• Matthew Wade James, 26, of rural McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for one year.

• Jay McClain, 18, of Indianola, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to obstructing an officer and possession of a controlled substance, marijuana. Judgment and sentencing were deferred or two years and he was fined $100.

• Tiffany Ann Meeks, 21, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to assault and battery and public intoxication. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for one year and she was fined $200.

• Barbara Adcock, 38, of Wardville, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to driving while under the influence of alcohol, failure to carry insurance or a security verification form and driving without headlights. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for two years and she was fined $310.

• Preston Lee Sennett, 22, of Wilburton, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to driving while under the influence of alcohol. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for one year and he was fined $50 and ordered to attend DUI school and a Victim’s Impact Panel.

• Cynthia A. Short, 48, of Hartshorne, pleaded no contest Feb. 3 to breach of peace and judgment and sentencing were deferred for six months.

• Darla Michelle Thurman, 31, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to larceny of merchandise from a retailer and trespassing after being forbidden. Judgment and sentencing wee deferred for two years and she was fined $200.

• Tiffany Dalley, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to obtaining cash or merchandise by bogus check or false pretenses. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for three years and she was ordered to pay $3,000 in restitution.

• Luis Davila Baladec, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for two years and he was fined $250.

• Robin R. Clifton, 36, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to public intoxication. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for one year and she was fined $10 and ordered to complete six months of out-patient treatment.

• Casey Adam Klucas, 20, of rural McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, and a controlled dangerous substance without a valid prescription, Xanax, and larceny of merchandise from a retailer. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for one year and he was fined $300. He was also ordered to complete drug and alcohol evaluation.

• Timothy P. Chancellor, of Antlers, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to obtaining merchandise by bogus check. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for 90 days and he was ordered to pay $143 restitution.

• Dortha Faye Stell, 25, of McAlester, pleaded guilty Feb. 3 to two counts of obtaining cash or merchandise by bogus check or false pretenses. Judgment and sentencing were deferred for one year and she was ordered to pay $340 in restitution.

• A charge of defrauding an innkeeper was dismissed Feb. 3 for Crystal Roseann Nester, 23, of Hartshorne. The charge was dismissed at the request of prosecutors because she had entered a plea to restitution agreement with the district attorney’s office, court records state.

• A charge of domestic abuse assault and battery was dismissed Feb. 3 for Kenneth Alvin Ellis, 23, of McAlester, at the request of prosecutors.

• A charge of placing obscene, threatening or harassing phone call was dismissed Feb. 3 for Tasha Dawn Holt at the request of prosecutors.

• A charge of driving while her license is revoked was dismissed Feb. 3 for Destiny M. Clifft, 23, of Quinton, at the request of prosecutors.

• Two counts of domestic abuse assault and battery were dismissed Feb. 3 for Michael Kielly Ploch Jones, 26, of McAlester, at the request of prosecutors.

• A charge of obtaining cash or merchandise by bogus check or false pretenses was dismissed Feb. 2 for Melissa Lynn Impson, of McAlester, at the request of prosecutors because all costs and restitution in the case had been paid.