Last updated: July 21. 2014 7:01PM - 1974 Views
By Wil Petty

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The weekly session of the Ashe County District Court was held Thursday, July 10 with the honorable David V. Byrd presiding.

The following decisions were handed down by the court:

Jamie Lee Adams: (T) failure to stop for stopped bus (P) guilty (J) guilty. $50 plus CC.

Jennifer Kay Barker: (F) aid and abet to larceny— 2 counts. (J) guilty. 45 days, 18 months probation. $3,400 in restitution. CC.

Zackery A. Claycomb: (M) inhale toxic vapors (P) no contest (J) guilty. 45 days suspended sentence. 12 months supervised probation, with searches, unsupervised after 6 months. CC.

John Wayne Eldreth: (F) possession of stolen goods/property (P) no contest (J) guilty. 45 days suspended sentence, 18 months supervised probation. CC. Pay $6,406 in restitution.

Michael Howell: (M) misdemeanor probation violation (P) admission (J) guilty. 42 days CRV, terminate probation.

Jonathan M. Prestwood: (T) driving while impaired. (J) guilty. 60 days ACJ suspended sentence, 24 months supervised probation. $100 plus CC. CWS. Surrender licence to N.C. DMV, transfer to unsupervised probation once all monies are paid.

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

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