McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

Police/Courts

June 8, 2013

Pitts. Co. Court Reports

McALESTER — The following felony cases were decided in Pittsburg County District Court from May 24 - 31.

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

Listings do not include all court costs.

Felony cases

• Arthur Lee Casey, 29, of McAlester, pleaded guilty May 24 to a charge of omitting to provide for a minor child. He was fined $50 and received a four-year suspended sentence.

• Richard O. Carnahan III, 30, of McAlester, pleaded guilty May 24 to charges of endeavoring to manufacture a controlled dangerous substance, possession of a controlled dangerous substance and misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. He was fined $1,415 and received a 10-year suspended sentence.

• Andrew Shane Keltner, 27, of McAlester, pleaded guilty May 24 to charges of endeavoring to manufacture a controlled dangerous substance, possession of a controlled dangerous substance and misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. He was fined $1,415 and received a 10-year suspended sentence.

• Taylor D. Powell, 18, of Savanna, pleaded guilty May 24 to felony charges of manufacturing a controlled dangerous substance and unlawful use of a police radio or scanner. She also pleaded guilty to misdemeanor counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. She was fined $51,480 (with $45,500 suspended) and sentencing was deferred for 10 years.

• Adam David Smith, 34, of McAlester, pleaded guilty May 24 in two separate cases to charges of second degree burglary and driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. He was fined $950, ordered to complete DUI school and sentencing was deferred for six years.

• Ethan Miller, 23, of McAlester, pleaded guilty May 24 to a charge of second degree forgery. He was fined $525, ordered to pay $425 in restitution and sentencing was deferred for five years.

• A charge of sale of mortgaged property was dismissed May 24 for Ayla Dyan Fisk, 27, of McAlester.

• David Lee Herl, 27, of McAlester, pleaded no contest May 24 to a charge of embezzlement. He was fined $550, ordered to pay $600 in restitution and sentencing was deferred for two years.

• Robin M. Holloway, 20, of McAlester, pleaded no contest May 28 to a felony charge of assault and battery on a police officer. Holloway also pleaded guilty to misdemeanor counts of assault on a police officer and public intoxication.

• Merton Thomas Jim, 25, of the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, pleaded guilty May 29 to a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon upon a correctional officer. He was sentenced to 10 years incarceration in the custody of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.

• Terry Lee Sweet, 62, of Hartshorne, pleaded guilty May 29 to a felony charge of driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. He also pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of obstructing an officer, driving with a suspended license, transporting an opened bottle or container of liquor, failure to carry insurance or a security verification form and failure to pay taxes due state. He was fined $800, ordered to complete DUI school, ordered to use an interlock device for six months, ordered to complete substance abuse counseling and received a five-year suspended sentence.

• Susan Lorene Boatright, 53, of McAlester, pleaded no contest May 30 to a charge of possession of a controlled dangerous substance (methamphetamine). She was fined $100, ordered to complete one year of inpatient drug rehabilitation and received an eight-year suspended sentence.

• Jesse Wade Heskett, 27, of Stilwell, pleaded no contest May 30 to charges of possession of a controlled dangerous substance (Oxycodone) and misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. He was fined $995 and sentencing was deferred for two years.

• Michael Tyler Lovelace, 20, of McAlester, pleaded guilty May 31 to a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon and an amended charge of possession of a controlled substance. He also pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of malicious injury to property valued less than $1,000 and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. He was fined $430 and received a six-year suspended sentence. A felony charge of manufacturing methamphetamine was dismissed.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Police/Courts
Seasonal Content
AP Video
Disbanding Muslim Surveillance Draws Praise Hundreds Missing After South Korean Ferry Sinks Passengers Abuzz After Plane Hits Swarm of Bees Boston Bomb Scare Defendant Appears in Court Pistorius Trial: Adjourned Until May 5 Diaz Gets Physical for New Comedy Raw: Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast Town, Victims Remember Texas Blast Freeze Leaves Florida Panhandle With Dead Trees At Boston Marathon, a Chance to Finally Finish Are School Dress Codes Too Strict? Raw: Fatal Ferry Boat Accident Suspicious Bags Found Near Marathon Finish Line Boston Marks the 1st Anniversary of Bombing NYPD Ends Muslim Surveillance Program 8-year-old Boy Gets His Wish: Fly Like Iron Man Sex Offenders Arrested in Slayings of CA Women India's Transgenders Celebrate Historic Ruling Tributes Mark Boston Bombing Anniversary Raw: Kan. Shooting Suspect Faces Judge
NDN Video
Jenny McCarthy Engaged to "New Kid" Kate and Will Land in Oz Boston Bomb Scare Defendant Appears in Court Bay Area Teen Gets Prom Date With Help From 'Breaking Bad' Star Behind The Tanlines Jersey Strong Part 1 WATCH: Women Fight To Marry Prince Harry! O’Reilly Launches Preemptive Strike Against CBS Pixar Unveils Easter Eggs From its Biggest Movies Baby Sloths Squeak for Their Cuddle Partners in Adorable Video Miley Cyrus Hospitalized After Severe Reaction To Medicine Raw: Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast Toddler climbs into vending machine 8-year-old Boy Gets His Wish: Fly Like Iron Man Much-Anticipated 'Gone Girl' Trailer Finally Debuts! (VIDEO) Dog and Toddler Wear Matching Outfits in Adorable Photo Series VP Biden: "World witnesses ordinary citizens doing extraordinary things" It's Official! Michael Strahan Joins "GMA" Blood Moon Time-lapse Actress Lake Bell Goes Topless The Five Weirdest Local Taxes in America
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.