The weekly session of the Ashe County District Court was held Nov. 7, with the Honorable Margaret Sharpe presiding.
These decisions were handed down by the court:
Otilia E. Argueta: (T) operate vehicle with no insurance, (T) no operators’s licence — cons. (P) no contest (J) guilty. 30 days ACJ suspended sentence, 12 months supervised probation. Cannot operate motor vehicle without licence. $100 restitution to victim. When conditions are complete, transfer to unsupervised probation. (I) unsafe movement (P) no contest (J) guilty, CC.
Korey D. Calhoun: (T) driving while impaired (P) no contest (J) guilty. 60 days ACJ suspended sentence. 24 months supervised probation, 24 hours CWS $100 plus CC. (I) failure to wear seat belt - driver (P) no contest. Pay $25 plus CC.
Thomas James Hamm: (F) larceny after breaking and entering, (M) possession of drug paraphanalia, (M) carrying concealed weapon, (M) communicating threats, (T) operating vehicle with no insurance - cons. (P) no contest. (J) guilty. 7 to 18 months DAC suspended, DART recommended, $640 restitution to be docketed a civil judgement. Contraband be destroyed and weapon disposed.
Zachary Dale Jones: (M) contributing to delequincy of juvenile, (M) possession of drug paraphanalia. (P) no contest. (J) PJC.
Harold Dean Waters: (T) driving while impaired. Resentence as to prior judgement. Active portion to be at direction of police officer.
Abbreviations: (F) felony; (M) misdemeanor; (T) traffic violation; (I) infraction; (P) plea; (J) judgment; PJC: prayer for judgment continued; 90-96: 1st offense conditional discharge; MCP: Misdemeanant Confinement Program; ACJ; Ashe County Jail; DOC: N.C. Department of Corrections; DAC: Division of Adult Corrections; CRV: confinement in response to violation; CWS: community work service; CC: pay court costs; cons.: charges consolidated