June 23—A Daysville Rd. man facing multiple charges pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal possession of methamphetamine and was sentenced to 10 years in prison in Cumberland County Criminal Court earlier this month.
Otis Shane Henry, 30, has faced a host of charges ranging from auto theft (possession of a stolen vehicle) to drug charges in a series of cases.
He was sentenced in exchange for pleas to two counts of possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell and/or deliver.
This sentence is to be served 30% as a Rank 1 offender. The sentencing agreement includes a $4,000 fine, payment of court costs and forfeiture of property seized during the arrests.
All other charges were dropped.
In one case, soldiers arrested Henry on December 11, 2020, and charged him with methamphetamine possession and other violations.
In the other case, Henry was arrested by the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office for driving a stolen Ford Ranger pickup truck in the Eddington Rd. area on May 15, 2021.
Deputies also recovered a Kia Soul that had been reported stolen in Fentress County. During his arrest, Henry was found in possession of a gun, methamphetamine and heroin.
Pleas entered in other cases on the docket included:
—Kelly Michelle Young, 47, charged with burglary and possession of burglary tools, pleaded possession of burglary tools and received a suspended sentence of 11 months and 29 days to serve on supervised probation. The sentence is to be served concurrently with a Putnam County case. The other charge was dropped. The charge stems from a March 12, 2021 burglary of a storage unit investigated by Crossville police. Young was found in possession of a tool used to cut a lock on the building.
—David Edward Seickendick, 55, charged with smuggling into a penitentiary, simple possession of methamphetamine and possession of a weapon by a felon, pleaded guilty to smuggling into the prison and received a four-year suspended sentence to be served. supervised probation. He was recognized for 21 days already served in prison and the rest of the charges were dropped. Seickendick was arrested on March 16, 2021 by sheriff’s deputies in possession of a weapon and, during a search at the jail, was found in possession of methamphetamine.
—Norma Rose Ashburn, 57, charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell and/or deliver, pleaded guilty to an attempted charge of possession of less than 0.5 grams of methamphetamine for resale and has received a two-year suspended sentence to be served on supervised probation. The charge stems from a Crossville police traffic stop on July 1, 2020.
—Samantha M. Devereaux, 32, pleaded guilty to an information for driving under the influence and possession of less than 0.5 grams of methamphetamine and received a three-year sentence to be served at 30% as an offender of rank 1. The fine and court costs have been waived and a request for transfer to the internal supervision of the drug recovery court has been filed. The case continued until August 19 for an update on the status of the recovery court. The charges stem from an April 6 traffic stop by THP.
—Donna Kay Demore, 50, pleaded guilty to an information charging possession of a Schedule 1 drug for sale and was sentenced to 10 years in prison for serving as a 30% Rank 1 offender . The charge stems from a March 28 search in which heroin and $3,084 were seized.
—Todd Alan Dixon, 53, pleaded guilty to a robbery with information charge and received a 30-month sentence to be served at 30% as a rank 1 offender. The court costs were waived, but Dixon must pay $180 in restitution. He is credited with 71 days already served in prison. The charge stems from a March 4 garage burglary and most of the stolen property was recovered.
—Stephanie M. Hill, 30, pleaded guilty to an information charging with possession of methamphetamine for resale and received a three-year suspended sentence to serve on supervised probation. Hill was fined $2,000 and was credited with 48 days in jail. The charge stems from a Crossville police stop on April 23.
—Tyler Lynn Loden, 20, pleaded a felony information charge of reckless endangerment and received a two-year suspended sentence to serve on supervised probation. The fine and court costs have been waived and contact with the victim is prohibited. The charge stems from brandishing a handgun in an apartment complex. The gun ended up being a starter gun but placed those present in fear. guilty.
—Raymond Brandon Norris, 32, pleaded guilty to a charge of tampering with information on April 20 and received a one-year sentence to be served at 30% as a rank 1 offender and at the same time as a probation violation penalty. The charge stems from passing a forged check in the amount of $65 at the Liberty Market.
—Peter Lane Oestreich, 27, pleaded guilty to an information charging felony simulation and received a two-year suspended sentence to serve on supervised probation. Oestreich is banned from the Progressive Savings Bank and Crossville Heating and Cooling. The charge stems from the passage of a forged check in the amount of $3,600 on February 19, 2019.
—Hannah Marie Sexton, 25, pleaded guilty to an information charging with intentional possession of methamphetamine and received an eight-year suspended sentence to serve on supervised probation as a Tier 1 offender. The charge stems from a April 30, 2021 traffic stop by Sheriff’s Deputies during which methamphetamine and cash were seized.
—Sunshine Schonhaven-Thomas, 43, pleaded guilty to a mock criminal information charge that arose on March 28 and received a two-year sentence to serve. Thomas also pleaded guilty to possession of more than 0.5 grams of methamphetamine with intent to sell and driving under the influence for a total of eight years to serve. She is recognized for 81 days already served in prison and was granted time off to participate in the Adult and Teen Challenge as part of her sentence. The feigning charge stems from the transmission of counterfeit $10 and $20 bills in March of this year. The drunk driving and methamphetamine charge stems from a THP traffic stop that occurred on March 25, 2021.
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