City Court 8-10-12

Published 12:00 am Friday, August 10, 2012

City Court judge hears three charged with shoplifting

By Emily D. Williams

Judge Bill McKenzie referred two defendants to the grand jury during Batesville Municipal Court held Wednesday.

Michelle Taylor, 113 Campbell, Batesville, was referred to the grand jury for felony DUI.

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Nicklos D. Davis, 335 Shamrock 7-H, Batesville, was referred to the grand jury for burglary and petit larceny.

Deanna Howard, 1475 Hadorn Rd., Batesville, had a simple assault by threat charge dismissed after the affiant, Rebecca Blackburn, failed to appear to prosecute.

“Did you call and notify the affiant?” Judge McKenzie asked the city’s court clerk, Rene Hubbard.

“Yes, sir, I did. When I called she hung up,” Hubbard answered.

“This is the second time she has made charges like this and not shown up,” the clerk added.

Latunja Harris, 295 Jones Rd., Batesville, entered a guilty plea to false information and driving while license suspended. She was fined $1,015.

William T. Egbert, 106 Dogwood Hills, Batesville, paid fines of $209 in full prior to court for leaving the scene of an accident.

Stalisha Jackson, 85-A Willow Rd., Sardis, was sentenced to 30 days in jail for two counts of shoplifting.
Courtney Smith, 643-A Hwy. 6, Oxford, entered a not guilty plea to shoplifting  household items from Wal-Mart and controlled substance. A trial was set for September 19.

Angela Sanford, 27984-A Hwy. 6 East, Sardis, entered a guilty plea to shoplifting. She was fined $1,133.


Myesha Davis, 906 Molly Barr Rd., Oxford, was fined $546 for speeding and driving while license suspended.

Stephen M. Red, 465 China Rd., Batesville, was fined $381 for driving while license suspended and no proof of insurance.

Jeneivoris N. Willingham, 201 Atkins St. A-6, Sardis, was fined $605 for no proof of insurance.