July 21, Lawday Cases From the Office of Prosecuting Attorney Jeff Mittlehauser
From the office of Pettis County Prosecuting Attorney Jeff Mittlehauser
These cases were heard during the July 21 Law Day docket:
David M. Braden 49 of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and was placed on probation for 5 years. Pettis County Sheriff’s Deputies found methamphetamine in the defendant’s vehicle when responding to a call at the Highway 50 Roadside Park November 29. While on probation, the defendant will be required to serve 90 days of shock detention, perform 120 hours of community service, and consent to a search of his person, vehicle or residence any time a police officer asks.
Nicole Chumpraphai 36 of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to tampering in the first degree and possession of marijuana. Sedalia Police Officers arrested the defendant May 7 after a family member reported she was driving her vehicle without permission. The defendant was sentenced to serve 90 days in jail.
25-year-old Jonathon Fisher of Wentzville, pleaded guilty to stealing, admitting he took a 1994 Ford Crown Victoria from the daughter of the owner of the vehicle on October 24. Execution of a 4 year sentence was suspended and the defendant was placed on probation for 5 years with a requirement that he pay restitution.
Brett Fuller age 34 of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to identity theft and was sentenced to serve 180 days in jail. When Sedalia Police Officers arrested the defendant April 4 for a traffic violation, he gave a false name and date of birth to avoid arrest on tow outstanding warrants.
27-year-old Travis Hankins of Cross Timbers, pleaded guilty to three felony drug charges and four related misdemeanors stemming from two arrests. On September 10, a Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. arrested the defendant after finding amphetamine and methamphetamine in his possession. On January 12, a Missouri Department of Conservation Agent arrested the defendant, whose vehicle had been stuck in a creek, and found methamphetamine and paraphernalia in his vehicle. The defendant was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison as a persistent drug offender.
Asia Jackson age 22 of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to assault in the second degree. On October 4, the defendant recklessly caused serious injury to a female victim by striking her in the face. The defendant was sentenced to serve 3 years in prison.
34-year-old Timothy Jackson of La Monte, pleaded guilty to tampering in the first degree and was placed on probation for 5 years. In February, the owner of a vehicle reported that the defendant took her car to make repairs and did not return it. The car was later found at the Amtrak Station. When questioned by a Pettis County Sheriff’s Deputy the defendant admitting he had kept the car and used it until it stopped running. A condition of defendant’s probation is that he serve 60 days of shock detention.
Amber Lawson 29 of Sedalia, was sentenced to 120 days in jail for possession of marijuana. The Sedalia Police Department’s STING Unit found marijuana in the defendant’s possession March 3, 2013 when serving a search warrant at a Sedalia motel.
Ramerio Main age 21 of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to burglary in the second degree, admitting he unlawfully entered a home on W. 6th Street May 23. Sedalia Police Officers arrested the defendant as he tried to sell for scrap parts of window air conditioner taken from the home. The defendant was sentenced to serve 180 days in jail.
50-year old Jeffery Miller of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to serve 7 years in prison. A Sedalia Police Officer found methamphetamine and marijuana in the defendant’s pocket when he arrested him March 4 on a parole warrant.
Larry Price Jr., 32 of Sedalia, was sentenced to serve 4 years in prison when his probation was revoked on a drug possession charge. He was placed on probation after pleading guilty last August. His probation was revoked because he used controlled substances and synthetic cannabis, and failed to attend drug treatment ordered by his probation officer.
Jeremy Rayburn age 24 of Sedalia, was ordered to serve a 7 year sentence when his probation was revoked on two counts of stealing. He was placed on probation in March of 2013. His probation was revoked because he absconded from probation supervision and committed driving while revoked.
21-year-old Brian Sanders of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and was placed on probation for five years. Sedalia Police Officers found carisoprodol pills hidden on the defendant during a November 11 traffic stop. While on probation the defendant will be required to serve 120 days as shock detention, perform 120 hours of community service work, and consent to a search if asked by a peace officer.
Jesse Smith age 47 of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to stealing and was sentenced to serve 120 days in jail. A Sedalia Police Officer arrested the defendant May 8 after seeing him carrying a garden hose from a backyard on E. 18th Street. The offense was a felony because the defendant has two prior stealing convictions within the past 10 years.
37-year-old Hester Williams, Hester of Cole Camp, pleaded guilty to five drug charges arising from arrests June 26, 2013 and August 5. On both dates, the defendant was a passenger in a vehicle stopped for a traffic offense and officers found drugs or drug paraphernalia in her purse. The Judge ordered a sentence assessment report and scheduled sentencing for October 7.