Fifteen defendants sentenced in superior court


Fifteen defendants were sentenced in the latest session of Emanuel County Superior Court.


Sheena Vinette Huston was found guilty on two counts vehicular homicide and one count serious injury by vehicle. She was sentenced to 30 years, the first two of which must be served in confinement and the remainder on probation. She also received a $1,000 fine.


Walter Allen Hall pled guilty to one count failure to register, yielding a 30-year sentence. The first five years of his sentence must be served in confinement while the rest may be served on probation. He also received a $50 fine.


Charles Allen Weaver was sentenced in two separate cases.


In the first case, 21-CR-37, he pled guilty to one count possession of methamphetamine and was thusly sentenced to three years probation. He was also fined $50.


In the second case, 21-CR-38, he pled guilty to possession of methamphetamine, driving without a license, expired tag, and driving the wrong way on a one-way roadway, one count each. He was sentenced to three years probation and fined $250.


Kenneth Scott pled guilty on one count statutory rape and one count child molestation. He was sentenced to 40 years, 30 of which must be served in confinement. Scott was also fined $50.


Trimiko Tremaine Lester was sentenced in two separate cases.


In the first case, 21-CR-60, he pled guilty (Alford) on all charges: entering an automobile, criminal attempt to commit a felony, fleeing/attempting to elude an officer, and obstruction of an officer, one count each. He was sentenced to five years probation and fined $500.


In the second case, 20-CR-07, Lester pled guilty (Alford) on one count entering an automobile, which yielded a 5-year probation sentence as well as a $50 fine.


Jesse Eugene Ervin was sentenced in two separate cases.


In the first case, 21-CR-266, he pled guilty on one count possession of fentanyl, one count possession of alprazolam, one count possession of clonazepam, one count possession of a drug-related object, one count driving under the influence of drugs, and one count failure to carry a license. He was sentenced to nine years probation and accumulated $1,400 in fines.

Ervin also faced four other charges—improper tag display, seatbelt violation, failure to maintain lane, and improper tires, one count respectively, all of which were deemed nol pros.

In the second case, 21-CR-275, Ervin pled guilty on one count possession of fentanyl, one count possession of marijuana, and one count possession of a drug-related object. He received a three-year probation sentence and a $50 fine.


Melissa Librizzi was sentenced in two separate cases.


In the first case, 21-CR-16, she pled guilty on one count possession of methamphetamine, one count possession of a drug-related object, one count giving false information to law enforcement, and one count driving with a suspended license. She was sentenced to five years probation and fined $50. Librizzi also faced two other charges, a single count of driving with a suspended registration and a single count of taglight violation, both of which were deemed nol pros.


In case 21-CR-99, Librizzi pled guilty on one count first-degree burglary. She was sentenced to 20 years, serve two, and fined $50.


Keon Peebles pled guilty on two counts theft by taking and one count possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He was sentenced to 10 years probation and received a $50 fine.


Steven Justin Thames pled guilty (Alford) on one count first-degree burglary, one count theft by taking, and one count interferring with government property. He was sentenced to 20 years, the first four of which must be served in confinement and the remainder on probation. He also received a $50 fine.


Sean Robert Speed pled guilty (Alford) on two charges, one count aggravated assault and one count criminal use of an article with an altered identification mark. Consequently, he was sentenced to 25 years, serve four. Speed also received $1,000 in fines.


Victor Hall pled guilty on one count violation of the Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act. He was sentenced to 20 years with the first 964 days to be spent in confinement and the remainder on probation. He also faced the following charges, which were all deemed nol pros: two counts violation of the RICO Act, three counts violation of the Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act, one count affray, and one count tampering with evidence.


Russell Deon Cuyler pled guilty on one count possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. As a result, he was sentenced to 10 years probation and fined $50.


Michael Anthony Denson pled guilty on one count possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, one count fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, and one count obstruction of an officer. He was sentenced to 30 years, serve five, and fined $500.


Steven Lance Futch was sentenced in four separate cases.


In the first case, 22-CR-47, he pled guilty on one count theft by taking, which came with a five-year prison sentence and $50 fine.


The second case, 22-CR-48, saw Futch plead guilty on one count theft by taking and one count interferring with government property. He was sentenced to 15 years, serve four, and fined $50.


In the third case, 220CR-49, Futch pled guilty on one count theft by taking. He was sentenced to five years, serve four, and fined $50.


Finally, in the fourth case, 22-CR-06, he pled guilty (Alford) on one count theft by taking and one count second-degree burglary. The court handed down a sentence of 15 years, serve four, as well as a $50 fine.


Lastly, Darrian James Worthen was sentenced in two separate cases.


The first case, 21-CR-23, saw Worthen plead guilty on one count interferring with government property, one count obstruction of an officer, one count suspended license, and one count driving an unregistered vehicle. He was sentenced to five years for these charges.


In the second case, 19-CR-118, Worthen pled guilty on all of the following charges: one count possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, one count criminal use of an article with an altered identification mark, and two counts giving false information. He was sentenced to 15 years, serve 10, and issued a $50 fine.

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