The following felonies were concluded during the October 20 Law Day docket:
Provided by Pettis County Prosecutor Jeff Mittlehauser’s Office

25-year-old Latara Buckner Sedalia, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to serve 7 years.  Sedalia Police Officer Aaron Berry found methamphetamine in the defendant’s purse June 30 while investigating a call about an intoxicated person in a ditch near 9th and Park.  If the defendant successfully completes the Institutional Treatment Program while in prison, the Court can grant probation after 120 days.

Dennis Dotson, Dennis of Pilot Grove, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to serve 5 years in prison.  After an arrest for a city ordinance violation May 17, Sedalia Police Officer Aaron Berry found a pipe with methamphetamine in the defendant’s pocket.

33-year-old Gonzalo Esqueda ofSedalia, pleaded guilty to possession of more than five grams of marijuana with intent to deliver and was sentenced to serve 7 years in prison.  Sedalia Police Officer Bradley Arnold arrested the defendant June 12 for a municipal ordinance violation and found two baggies of marijuana.  The defendant later admitted to Det. Michael Elwood that he was delivering one baggie for sale when arrested.

Eric Evans 34 of Windsor, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the first degree, a charge stemming from a September 4, 2013 double fatality accident on Main Street Road.  The defendant was driving about 100 mph when he crested a hill and lost control of the vehicle, which left the road and rolled.  Two passengers, Christian Osburn and Bonnie Evans, were killed.  Two hours after the wreck, the defendant’s blood alcohol content was still above 0.08%.  The Court ordered a sentencing assessment report and scheduled sentencing for December 9.

Krystal Evans age 25 ofSedalia, was ordered to serve 7 year sentences when her probation was revoked on two separate felony possession charges.  She was placed on probation in April after entering guilty pleas.  Her probation was revoked because she continued to use controlled substances and repeatedly associated with convicted felons.

37-year-old Dorian Hughes address unknown, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to serve 5 years in prison.  Local police and authorities from Callaway County arrested the defendant October 3 on a Callaway County warrant for kidnapping and first degree assault.  The defendant has clonazepam concealed in his sock.

Terry Schoenthal 36 of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to four stealing charges and was sentenced to serve 4 years in prison.  A November 15 theft from a home on S. Kentucky was a felony because the defendant stole property worth more than $500.  The other three charges were shoplifting offenses which became felonies because the defendant has at least two prior convictions for stealing within the past 10 years.

William Vinyard 37 of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to domestic assault in the second degree, admitting that on March 28 he knowingly caused injury to his girlfriend by striking her.  He was sentenced to serve 120 days in jail.