James HowellStaff Writerjhowell@civitasmedia.com
January 13, 2013
The weekly session of the Ashe County District Court was held Jan. 10, the honorable Michael Duncan presiding. These decisions were handed down by the court:
Nicholas John Cummings: (T) operating vehicle without insurance — two counts, (T) cancelled/revoked/suspended certificate/tag, cons. (P) no contest, (J) guilty, 30 days suspended, 12 mos. unsupervised probation, $75 fine plus CC.
Christopher J. Medley: (T) operating vehicle without insurance, (P) no contest, PJC, CC
Holly Cecelia Miller: (F) insurance fraud, reduced to (M) attempt to make false statement, (M) false report to police, (P) no contest, PJC, 48 hrs CWS, CC.
Justan Chase Reavis: (T) driving while impaired, (P) no contest, (J) guilty, 6 mos. MCP, 18 mos. unsupervised probation, $400 fine plus CC, 72 hrs CWS.
Crystal Dawn Ward: (T) driving with license revoked, (P) no contest, (J) guilty, 120 days MCP, 18 mos. supervised probation, $100 fine plus CC.
Abbreviations: (M) misdemeanor, (F) felony, (T) traffic violation, (J) judgment, (P) plea, PJC: prayer for judgment continued, 90-96: 1st offense conditional discharge, MCP: Ashe County Sheriffs Office Misdemeanant Confinement Program, ACJ: Ashe County Jail, DOC: N.C. Department of Corrections, CWS: community work service, PO: probation officer, CC: court costs, DL: drivers license, MV: motor vehicle, cons.: charges consolidated