A South Boston man, David Reginald Jones was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison, with all but two years and 36 months suspended for abduction by force and other related charges.
Judge Kimberley S. White also sentenced Jones to five years each in prison for two felony counts of possessing illegal drugs, with all time suspended and 12 months in jail apiece for three misdemeanors including assault and battery, trespassing and violating a protective order, with no time suspended for those charges.
White ordered the suspended portion of Jones’ sentence be conditioned on his good behavior for 10 years and ordered him placed on probation for two years upon his release.
The court additionally ordered Jones to undergo a mental health evaluation, abstain from illegal drugs, non-prescription drugs and marijuana and submit to random drug searches.
In addition, the court ordered Jones to have no contact with his victim and to pay court costs within five years.
• Andrew Jared Kronauge pleaded guilty Thursday to an amended charge for misdemeanor reckless driving, in a general district court appeal case.
White found evidence sufficient to convict Kronauge of the charge but withheld her finding of guilt and took the case under advisement for 12 months, placing the defendant under supervision of Halifax-Pittsylvania Court Services and ordering him to be of good behavior for 12 months, take all prescribed medications and undergo random drug tests.
The court ordered that the charge against Kronauge be reduced to improper driving if the defendant were compliant with all court-ordered conditions.
• Edward Donta Younger pleaded guilty Thursday to a pair of charges for distribution of a controlled substance after entering into a plea agreement with the commonwealth.
White remanded Younger to custody pending sentencing set for a date in the November court term.
• Sarah Elliott Ingram was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison each for two counts of malicious wounding.
White suspended all but two years and six months in prison for each of the charges, to run consecutively, and she also ordered Ingram to be of good behavior for 20 years and be placed on probation for two years upon her release.
The court also ordered the defendant to undergo a mental health evaluation, pay $4 restitution, pay court costs within 10 years, and have no contact with her victims unless initiated by them.
• Donald Jay Giegerich II was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison, with all time suspended to that already served for a felony charge relating to maiming or killing cattle in December 2019.
White ordered Giegerich to be of good behavior for five years and ordered him to be placed on probation for one year, and she additionally ordered the defendant to abstain from illegal drugs, marijuana, alcohol and non-prescription drugs and to submit to random drug screens.
White also ordered Giegerich to pay court costs within one year and pay the remainder of restitution within 30 days.
• Aundra Rodney Faulkner was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison for felony eluding police, six months in jail each for a first offense of DWI and obstruction of justice/resisting arrest and 10 days in jail for driving with a revoked license.
White suspended all time conditioned on the defendant’s completion of VASAP, and she ordered his operator’s license be suspended for 12 months for DWI and 90 days each for eluding police and driving on a revoked license.
White additionally ordered Faulkner be placed on good behavior for five years for eluding police and 12 months for DWI and obstruction of justice and driving with a revoked license, and she also ordered the defendant to pay court costs within two years.
• Davey Gene Comer was sentenced Thursday to five years in jail each for two felony charges of possessing of a Schedule I/II controlled substance.
White suspended all time for one of the charges and all but time served for the other charge, conditioned on Comer’s good behavior for 10 years.
The court ordered Comer be placed on probation for two years, ordered him to abstain from illegal drugs, alcohol and non-prescription drugs and ordered him to submit to monthly drug screens.
• Isiah Matthew Fuller pleaded no contest Thursday to a charge for a violation of his good behavior conditions as ordered by the court on a felony charge.
The court suspended all but 14 days of Fuller’s sentence and ordered him to pay court costs within two years.
• Aaron Michael Baker was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison, with all but one year suspended for possession of a Schedule I/II controlled substance and one year in jail for a felony probation violation, the remainder of that sentence suspended.
White ordered Baker to be of good behavior for 10 years and placed him on probation for two years following his release for each charge, with that time running concurrently.
The court ordered Baker to pay court costs within five years, abstain from illegal drugs, alcohol and non-prescription drugs and submit to random drug tests each month.
• Justin Robert Shotwell was convicted Thursday of a probation violation on a felony offense.
White revoked 16 years and one month of Shotwell’s previously suspended prison sentence and re-suspended all but two years, extending Shotwell’s probation for two years upon his release and ordering him to pay court costs within five years.
• Tiearra Myesha Hill was convicted Thursday of a probation violation for a felony conviction and a misdemeanor charge for failing to appear in court.
White revoked Hill’s entire sentence for the probation violation, with all time re-suspended, and White also sentenced Hill to a suspended two-day jail term for failing to appear in court, ordering the defendant to be of good behavior for six months and ordering her to pay court costs within two years.
• Leshan Rontez Kirby was convicted Thursday of a felony probation violation, with the court suspending all but six months in jail for the defendant.
• Tyrik Tavon Harris had the court find evidence sufficient Thursday to convict him of a misdemeanor for disobeying the judgement of the court.
The court withheld its finding of guilt until a date in the later in the current court term.