Circuit Court sentencings held for August court term

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The August 2015 term of Circuit Court has concluded with the honorable Judge Joseph H. Loper presiding over the term.
A new Grand Jury was selected and sworn in on August 17. On that day, the Grand Jury remanded no cases, and no cases were continued until the next term.

During this term of Circuit Court, Judge Loper handed down the following sentences:

Jimmy Dwight Boykin was charged with misdemeanor- possession of cocaine. He pled guilty and was sentenced to one year in the Choctaw County Jail, with one year suspended for two years.

Nicholas Morrow was charged with possession of a weapon by a convicted felon. Morrow pled guilty and was sentenced to five years with the MDOC (Miss. Dept. of Corrections), with two years to serve and three years of post-release supervision.

Melody Rushing Stagg was charged with possession of Schedule II controlled substance (Adderall). She was sentenced to three with the MDOC, with two years to serve and one year of post-release supervision.

Byran Dee Jamison was charged with grand larceny. He pled guilty and was sentenced to four years and one day with the MDOC, with one year and one day to serve and three years post-release supervision.

Abner McAllister was charged with unlawful possession of contraband in a correctional facility. He was sentenced to three years with the MDOC, with one year and one day to serve with one year and three hundred sixty-four days of post-release supervision.

Rodney Denning was charged with providing contraband to a prisoner. He was sentenced to three years with the MDOC.
Daniel Scott Hoover was charged with touching a child for lustful purposes. He was sentenced to five years with the MDOC, with three years to serve and two years of post-release supervision.

Edwin “Eddie” Dodd was charged with possession of a weapon by a convicted felon. He was sentenced to five years with the MDOC, with one day to serve and four years and three hundred sixty-four days of post-release supervision.

Alex Fulgham was charged with burglary of a building other than a dwelling. He was sentenced to seven years with the MDOC, with two years to serve and five years of post-release supervision.

Rodriguez Javonte Davis, Jr. was charged with burglary of a dwelling. He was sentenced to 12 years with the MDOC, with seven years to serve and five years post-release supervision.

Kennis Jermaine Pratt was charged with sale of marijuana, Schedule II controlled substance, less than 30 grams. He was sentenced to three years with the MDOC.

Rodney Levelle Potts was charged with sale of cocaine, Schedule II controlled substance, more than 2 but less than 10 grams. He was sentenced to 12 years with the MDOC with five years suspended and seven years to serve.

Kenyatta Darrell Miller was charged with sale of cocaine, Schedule II controlled substance, more than 2 but less than 10 grams. He was sentenced to 20 years with the MDOC with ten years suspended for five years with ten years to serve, and five years probation upon release.

Kenneth Twan Talley was charged with sale of cocaine, Schedule II controlled substance, more than 2 grams but less than 10 grams. He was sentenced to 12 years with the MDOC, with seven years to serve and five years post-release supervision.