May 20, 2016 (1:22pm)             COPIAH COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT DOCKET

JULY, 2016

JULY 18 through AUGUST 19, 2016






WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016




COPIAH COUNTY GRAND JURY CONVENES








FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2016




COPIAH COUNTY ARRAIGNMENTS at 9:00 am. (Clerk/Court Administrator Only)







MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016

COPIAH COUNTY MOTION DATE



COMPETENCY HEARING at 9:00 a.m.:

2013-0168CR   Christopher Michael Smith         First Degree Murder                   John Colette



DRUG COURT STATUS HEARINGS at 9:00 a.m.:

2013-0118CRA Jacobi Martin                 Burglary of Dwelling and                          M. A. Bass                     PLD 11-05-2013

                                                                Conspiracy to Commit the Crime

                                                                of Burglary of Dwelling

PLED TO COUNT 1, BURGLARY OF BUILDING, a lesser include offense

DISMISS COUNT 2

ON 11-05-2013, OFFENDER PLACED INTO DRUG COURT PROGRAM, to pay $419.50 in Court Costs, a $310.00 Bond Fee, a $1,500.00 Fine, $500.00 in Restitution to Ruby Carpenter and $833.33 in Restitution to Nita Thompson, and $250.00 to CCSO for reimbursement of Investigative Fees.


 

2014-0020CR   Tyree Lyons                   Possession of Cocaine With Intent          M. A. Bass                     PLD 3-03-2014

                                                                to Distribute and Possession of

                                                                Alprazolam a/k/a Xanex With Intent

                                                                to Distribute

PLED TO COUNT 2, POSSESSION OF 31 DOSAGE UNITS OF ALPRAZOLAM a/k/a XANEX WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE

DISMISS COUNT 1 ??

ON 3-31-2014, OFFENDER PLACED INTO DRUG COURT PROGRAM.




CIVIL MOTION HEARINGS at 9:00 a.m.:

Petition to Review License Suspension by Petitioner

2016-0130        Amy R. Watkins                                                                              Lequisha Stevenson

                         vs.

                         MS State Highway Patrol, et al                                                       Tim Rutland/Elise Munn



OMNIBUS/PLEA HEARINGS at 9:00 a.m.:




STATUS OF SENTENCES:

2016-0016CR   James E. Smith             Nonpayment of Timber Acquired             M. A. Bass                     PLD 3-07-2016

                                                                for Resale                                                                                       SEN 5-16-2016

SENTENCE:     10 years MDOC; Defendant to immediately pay $419.50 in Court Costs, a $1,410.00 Bond Fee, a $1,500.00 Fine, and $23,010.00 in Restitution to Jack Norton; Defendant allowed to remain out of custody and begin serving this Sentence on 7-18-2016; Court retains jurisdiction for one year.


 

2016-0024CR   Nancy Harris                  Embezzlement                                         M. A. Bass                     PLD 4-04-2016

                                                                                                                                                                        SEN 5-16-2016

SENTENCE:     10 years MDOC; Defendant to immediately pay $419.50 in Court Costs, a $1,500.00 Fine, and $8,900.00 in Restitution to Reyna Ortiz; Defendant allowed to remain out of custody and begin serving this Sentence on 7-18-2016; Court retains jurisdiction for one year.


DEFAULT/REPLEVIN HEARINGS at 1:00 p.m.:

2015-0074        Healthcare Financial Services, LLC                                               Jep Barbour

                         vs.

                         Thomas Wolfe

1. Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment

 

2015-0294        Jackson HMA, LLC d/b/a Central MS Medical Center                    Paul Clinton

                         vs.

                         James Jefferson, Jr.                                                                       Pro Se

1. Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment

 

2016-0054        Tower Loan of MS, LLC                                                                 John Tucker

                         vs.

                         Homer L. Goodwin

1. Plaintiff’s Motion for Default Judgment

 

2016-0107        Republic Finance, LLC                                                                   Durwood McGuffee, Jr.

                         vs.

                         Richard Williams and Wanda Christman Williams

                            a/k/a Wanda Christmas Williams

 

2016-0110        Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc.                                           Lori M. Creel

                         vs.

                         Terry D. Anderson, Stacy S. Anderson, et al

 

2016-0117        Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc.                                           Lori M. Creel

                         vs.

                         Ronnie A. Rast, et al

 

2016-0129        Clayton Bank & Trust                                                                     Jeff D. Rawlings

                         vs.

                         Darrell King, et al



EMINENT DOMAIN HEARINGS at 1:00 p.m.:

2016-0037        Board of Supervisors of Copiah County, MS                                  Elise Munn

                         vs.

                         Lon C. Strong and wife, Leighton B. Strong                                   John Scanlon



CIVIL MOTION HEARINGS at 1:00 p.m.:

Motion to Dismiss and Compel Arbitration by Defendant, Richard Brown

2015-0224        Jeffery Curtis                                                                                  Carroll Rhodes               FILED 7-17-2015

                         vs.

                         Richard Brown d/b/a B & B Auto Wrecker Service and                  James G. Wyly, III

                         PLS Financial Solutions of MS, Inc., f/k/a Payday Loan                 Mark H. Tyson

                         Store of MS, Inc.


Motion for Summary Judgment by Defendant

2014-0405        Dannie Williams                                                                             Gerald Kucia                  TRIAL 11-10-2016

                         vs.

                         Robert Vernon, et al                                                                       Emilie Whitehead


Motion to Compel High Resolution CT Scanning as Part of Plaintiff’s Independent Medical Examination by

            Defendant, ENSCO Offshore Company (Todd G. Crawford, Esquire)

2014-0029        Randy Moulder                                                                               Patrick Malouf                FILED 1-08-2015

                         vs.

                         Phillips 66 Company, et al                                                              Marcy Croft


Motion to Transfer to Copiah County Chancery Court by Defendant, Copiah Bank

2016-0070        Rhonda Freeman Grant                                                                 Al Shiyou

                         vs.

                         Dorothy Lajuan Stinson                                                                  Bob Lawrence

                         and Copiah Bank                                                                            Renee Berry



PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCES and ALL MOTIONS TO BE HEARD at 1:00 p.m.:

2015-0097        Curtis Catchings, Sr.                                                                      Warren Martin                TRIAL 7-20-2016

                         vs.

                         Advance Stores Company, Inc.; Discount Auto Parts, Inc.;           Thomas Carpenter

                         Kenyatta King, in his Official and Personal Capacities, et al

 

2015-0047        Mary Margaret Kathleen Chapman and Robert Cloyd Rusk          Bob Lawrence                TRIAL 7-27-2016

                         vs.

                         George A. Harris                                                                            Renee Berry

 

2014-0358        Charles L. Hood; Cleveland P. Henderson;                                    David Gillis                    TRIAL 8-11-2016

                         and Sandra Walker Coleman                                                          James

                         vs.

                         Allen Dulaney, III; and Clifton G. Donald, Jr.                                  Kenya Martin




TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016

TRIALS at 9:00 a.m.

2014-0189        Cherish White, a minor, by and through her natural mother           Shunda Baldwin

                         and next friend, Latonja Webb

                         vs.

                         Myrtle Harris; Little People’s Day Care Center, et al                     Penny B. Lawson



WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016

TRIALS at 9:00 a.m.

2013-0063        Margaret F. Huntington                                                                  Jim Shannon

                         vs.

                         David T. Huntington                                                                        Bob Lawrence

 

2013-0064        William T. Huntington                                                                     Jim Shannon

                         vs.

                         David T. Huntington                                                                        Bob Lawrence

 

2014-0146        Betty Brown                                                                                    Charles Miller

                         vs.

                         Larry Byther                                                                                    Jim Shannon

 

2015-0097        Curtis Catchings, Sr.                                                                      Warren Martin

                         vs.

                         Advance Stores Company, Inc.; Discount Auto Parts, Inc.;           Thomas Carpenter

                         Kenyatta King, in his Official and Personal Capacities, et al



THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016

TRIALS at 9:00 a.m.




FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2016


NO COURT ON THIS DATE




MONDAY, JULY 25, 2016

TRIALS at 9:00 a.m.:

2016-0015CR   Calvin Fertill                   Felony D. U. I., and Possession              Lequisha Stevenson

                            Washington                 of a Weapon by a Felon



TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2016

TRIALS at 9:00 a.m.:




WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2016

TRIALS at 9:00 a.m.:

2015-0047        Mary Margaret Kathleen Chapman and Robert Cloyd Rusk          Bob Lawrence

                         vs.

                         George A. Harris                                                                            Renee Berry



THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2016

TRIALS at 9:00 a.m.:




FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016

TRIALS at 9:00 a.m.:





MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 2016


CLAIBORNE COUNTY MOTION DATE




TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2016

TRIALS at 9:00 a.m.:




WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2016

TRIALS at 9:00 a.m.:




THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2016

TRIALS at 9:00 a.m.




FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2016

TRIALS at 9:00 a.m.





MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 2016


JEFFERSON COUNTY MOTION DATE




TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2016

TRIALS at 9:00 a.m.:

2014-0163        Twanda Byther                                                                               Charles Miller

                         vs.

                         Tanya J. Barnes;                                                                            Pro Se

                         and CitiMortgage, Inc.                                                                    Bradley Vance



WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2016

TRIALS at 9:00 a.m.:




THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2016

TRIALS at 9:00 a.m.:

2014-0358        Charles L. Hood; Cleveland P. Henderson;                                    David Gillis

                         and Sandra Walker Coleman                                                          James

                         vs.

                         Allen Dulaney, III; and Clifton G. Donald, Jr.                                  Kenya Martin



FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2016

TRIALS at 9:00 a.m.:





MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 2016


COPIAH COUNTY MOTION DATE




TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2016

TRIALS at 9:00 a.m.:




WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2016

TRIALS at 9:00 a.m.:




THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2016

TRIALS at 9:00 a.m.:




FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2016

TRIALS at 9:00 a.m.:





COPIAH COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT DOCKET

DISPOSITION OF CRIMINAL CASES

JULY, 2016

 

CAUSE             STYLE OF CASE/

NUMBER:         DEFENDANT:               CHARGE:                                                ATTORNEY:                  DISPOSITION

2007-0162CR   Sydney Robert Benner  Felony Evasion,                                       M. A. Bass                     PLD 5-16-2016

                                                                Aggravated Assault on a Law                                                         SEN 5-16-2016

                                                                Enforcement Officer and

                                                                Possession of Stolen Property

PLED TO COUNT 1, FELONY EVASION and COUNT 2, AGGRAVATED ASSAULT ON A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER

DISMISS COUNT 3

SENTENCE:     AS TO COUNT 1, 5 years MDOC; and AS TO COUNT 2, 10 years MDOC; with said Sentences to run concurrently, one with the other; Defendant to be given credit for all time served as to the Indictment herein.

 

2007-0197CR   Sydney Robert Benner  Felony Escape                                         M. A. Bass                     PLD 5-16-2016

                                                                                                                                                                        SEN 5-16-2016

SENTENCE:     5 years MDOC; with Said Sentence to run consecutive to the Sentence as to Count 1; and concurrent as to the Sentence as to Count 2, in Copiah County Circuit Court Cause Number 2007-0162CR; Defendant to be given credit for all time served as to the Indictment herein.

 

2010-0036CR   Robert E. Matthews       Non-Support of a Child (2 Counts)          Renee Berry                  PLD 7-19-2010

PROSECUTOR, DESHUN MARTIN, ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE                                                     SEN 7-19-2010

SENTENCE:     10 years, with Defendant to serve the First Five (5) years and the remainder suspended for 5 years Post Release Supervision, as to Count 1; AND 10 years, with Defendant to serve the First Five (5) years and the remainder suspended for 5 years Post Release Supervision as to Count 2, with said Sentences to run concurrently one with the other; Defendant to successfully complete MDOC A & D Treatment Program; Defendant to have no contact with ex-wife.

DESHUN MARTIN, ESQUIRE, IS NO LONGER WITH THE AG’S OFFICE, KIMBERLY PERDUE, IS CONTACT COUNSEL, AND FOR THIS HEARING, JIM GIDDY, ESQUIRE, IS TO BE PRESENT FOR THE AG’s OFFICE.

ON 5-16-2016, MDOC’s PETITION TO REVOKE POST RELEASE SUPERVISION WAS GRANTED. DEFENDANT SENTENCED TO TIME SERVED AND RELEASED BACK ON POST RELEASE SUPERVISION AND WAS INSTRUCTED TO REPORT TO THE COPIAH COUNTY OFFICE.

 

2015-0096CRA Octaish Clay                  Conspiracy to Commit                             Renee Berry                  PLD 5-16-2016

                                                                Felonious Exploitation of a                                                             SEN 5-16-2016

                                                                Vulnerable Person;

                                                                and Felonious Exploitation

                                                                of a Vulnerable Person

PROSECUTED BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE, G. Garland Lyell, III

PLED TO COUNT 2, FELONIOUS EXPLOITATION OF A VULNERABLE PERSON

DISMISS COUNTS 1 and 3

SENTENCE:     10 years MDOC; Court retains jurisdiction of this matter for one year.

 

2015-0096CRB Michael Wade                Conspiracy to Commit                             M. A. Bass                     PLD 5-16-2016

                                                                Felonious Exploitation of a                                                             SEN 5-16-2016

                                                                Vulnerable Person;

                                                                and Felonious Exploitation

                                                                of a Vulnerable Person

PROSECUTED BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE, G. Garland Lyell, III

PLED TO COUNT 2, FELONIOUS EXPLOITATION OF A VULNERABLE PERSON

DISMISS COUNTS 1 and 3

SENTENCE:     10 years MDOC with the Defendant to serve the First Two (2) Years, and the remainder suspended on 3 years of Post Release Supervision; Court retains jurisdiction of this matter for one year.

2015-0106CRB Carnisha Breunca          Felony Child Abuse,                                Charles Miller                PLD 2-08-2016

                            Nobles                         Failure to Provide Medical Care,                                                    SEN 4-08-2016

                                                                and Conspiracy to Commit the

                                                                Crime of Felony Child Abuse

PLED TO COUNT 2, MISDEMEANOR FAILURE TO PROVIDE MEDICAL CARE, a lesser included offense

DISMISS COUNTS 1 and 3

SENTENCE:     1 year in the custody of the Copiah County Sheriff’s Department; Credit for all time served as to the Indictment herein; and Court retains jurisdiction for one year.

ON 5-16-2016, DEFENDANT’S MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION OF SENTENCE (Filed by Renee Berry, Esquire), WAS GRANTED.

ON 5-16-2016, DEFENDANT WAS SENTENCED TO TIME SERVED and TWO YEARS ON POST RELEASE SUPERVISION AND TO IMMEDIATELY PAY $260.75 in Court Costs and a $500.00 FIne.

 

2015-0136CR   Walter Charles Hill         Sale of Cocaine Within 1500'                  Jared Tomlinson            PLD 3-07-2016 

                                                                of a School (Enhanced)                                                                 SEN 5-16-2016

PLED TO POSSESSION OF LESS THAN 2 GRAMS OF COCAINE WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE, a lesser included offense

SENTENCE:     8 years MDOC; Court retains jurisdiction for one year.

 

2016-0008CR   Adriouse Shaquelle       Possession of Stolen Property                M. A. Bass                     PLD 3-07-2016

                            Adams                         and Attempted Carjacking                                                              SEN 5-16-2016

PLED TO COUNT 1, POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY

DISMISS COUNT 2

SENTENCE:     7 years MDOC; Credit for all time served as to the Indictment herein.


COPIAH COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT DOCKET

DISPOSITION OF CIVIL CASES

JULY, 2016

 

CAUSE

NUMBER:         STYLE OF CASE:                                                                        ATTORNEY:                  DISPOSITION:

2015-0081        Wilma Cody and Terry Cody                                                          Gerald Kucia                  TRIAL 7-19-2016

                         vs.                                                                                                                                         SETTLED

                         Joshua Mooney                                                                              Pro Se

                         and Tyler Chase                                                                             H. Scot Spragins

AGREED ORDER OF DISMISSAL (with prejudice), SIGNED BY JUDGE ON 4-04-2016.

 

2015-0085        Xavier Brown                                                                                  Jim Shannon                 TRIAL 7-19-2016

                         vs.                                                                                                                                         SETTLED

                         Shannon Smith                                                                               Wade Manor

                         and James Construction Group, LLC                                             Margaret Z. Smith

AGREED ORDER OF DISMISSAL WITH PREJUDICE, SIGNED BY JUDGE ON 10-26-2015.

 

2015-0127        Redonda Robinson                                                                         Jeff Varas                      TRIAL 7-19-2016

                         vs.                                                                                                                                         CONTINUED

                         Ramey’s, Inc., and Ramey’s, LLC,                                                James Weems

                         and R & R Foods Crystal Springs, LLC

SECOND AGREED AMENDED SCHEDULING ORDER (continuing trial from 7-19-2016 to 11-14-2016), SIGNED BY JUDGE ON 4-15-2016.

 

2015-0335        William Reeves                                                                              R. Gregg Mayer             TRIAL 8-04-2016

                         vs.                                                                                                                                         CONTINUED

                         Copiah-New Zion Water Association, Inc.                                      Renee Berry

AGREED ORDER CONTINUING PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCE DATE (re-set to 11-09-2016), AND TRIAL DATE (re-set to 11-14-2016), SIGNED BY JUDGE ON 5-09-2016.