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BRUNSWICK COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT
Holden Beach Man
Gets 10-Year Prison Sentence On Drug Charges
A 27-ycar old Holdcn Beach man was sent to prison
for 10 years last week after pleading guilty in Brunswick
County Superior Court to seven drug charges and one
count of driving while impaired by alcohol.
Judge Dexter Brooks presided over a week of
Superior Court cases in Bolivia last week. Assistant Dis
trict Attorney Lee Bollinger prosecuted cases for the
William Randall Clemmons of Hartford Street ad
mitted his guilt in four cases of selling marijuana, one
charge of possession with the intent to sell and deliver
marijuana, one count of maintaining a dwelling for the
purpose of selling marijuana, possession of drug para
phernalia and DWI.
Clemmons could have been sent to prison for a maxi
mum of 34 years. As part of a plea bargain, the convic
tions were consolidated into two judgments. He received
consccutivc five-year sentences for conviction.
In addition to the prison terms, Clemmons was or
dered to pay S595 in court costs and $720 to his court
appointed lawyer, Mark Lewis. He was recommended
for work release. A gun confiscated at the time of his ar
rest was ordered destroyed.
The judge also recommended that Clemmons partic
ipate in the prison's Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation
Training (DART) program.
After a two-day trial in another case, Aaron Thomas
(aka "Pctcy") Swain, 34, of North Lord Street,
Southport, was found guilty Thursday of one count of
unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and one count of
felonious possession of stolen goods.
Swain had been charged with automobile larceny
and possession of stolen goods in the April 26 theft of a
1990 Pontiac Grand Am from the Auto Mart dealership
Judge Brooks sentenced Swain to two years in
prison and ordered him to pay S85 court costs and
SI,320 in attorney fees.
In other cases heard in superior court last week:
?Bobby Eugene Davis, 27, of Wilmington was sen
tenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to a
charge of felonious possession of stolen goods. He was
also ordered to pay court costs and S430 in attorney
fees. He was given credit for time already served in jail
and recommended for work release.
?Stanley Brent Sawyer, age unavailable, of Route 5,
Lcland, was sentenced to eight years in prison after en
tering a negotiated plea of guilty to one charge of taking
indecent liberties with a minor child. He had been
charged with three counts of taking indcccnt liberties.
He was given credit for time served and recommended
for work release.
?Mark Anthony Shepard, 34, of Village Road, Lcland,
was sentenced to six years after entering a negotiated
plea of guilty to a charge of common law robbery. He
had been charged with robbery with a dangerous
weapon for using a .30-30 caliber rifle to steal $8,000
from a woman at Gatlin's mobile home park in Lcland
last Aug. 20. Shepard was ordered to pay back the mon
ey along with a $100 fine, court costs and $360 in attor
ney fees. Work release was recommended.
?Curtis Hill, 26, of Ash, was sentenced to six years after
pleading guilty to nine counts each of forgery and pass
ing forged checks. He was ordered to pay restitution to
his victims, court costs and $360 in attorney fees.
?Alfred Lamont Butler, 18, of Russtown Road, Long
wood, was sentenced to five years after entering a nego
tiated plea to a charge of assault with a deadly weapon
with intent to kill, inflicting serious injury. A second
charge of discharging a weapon into occupied property
was dismissed as part of the plea bargain. Butler was or
dered to pay a $100 fine, court costs, S430 attorney fees
and restitution to his victim. He was sentenced as a com
mitted youthful offender, given credit for time served
and recommended for the DART program.
?Tate Lavcmc Shepherd, 26, of Route 3, Leland was
sentenced to four years after accepting a negotiated plea
of guilty to a charge of common law robbery. He had
been charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon.
Shepherd was ordered to pay court costs, $360 in attor
ney fees and restitution to his victim. He was given
credit for time served and recommended for work re
?Larry Moore Hill, 34, of Route 3, Shallotte, was sen
tenced to one year after entering a negotiated plea of
guilty to a charge of habitual driving while impaired by
aicohoi. He had been charged with driving while his li
cense was revoked, felonious DWI, no automobile regis
tration and giving fictitious information. He was given
credit for time served and ordered to pay a S100 fine,
court costs and S540 in attorney fees. He was recom
mended for work release and the DART program.
?Dennis Anderson, 56, of Winnabow, was sentenced to
one year in a negotiated guilty plea to a charge of habit
ual impaired driving. He had been charged with felony
DWI, driving while his license was revoked, no insur
ance and no registration. He was given credit for time
served and ordered to pay a S100 fine, court costs and
$360 in attorney fees. He was recommended for the
? Daniel Hill, 39, of Clarendon was sentenced lo 30 days
in Brunswick County Jail after pleading guilty to per
jury. He was ordered to pay court costs and SI80 in at
?Carl Gene Ballard, 40, of School House Road, Leland,
pleaded guilty lo two charges of conspiracy to traffic in
more than 400 grains of cocaine. Sentencing was post
poned until a date to be determined by the district attor
ney's office. Ballard faces a mandatory minimum sen
tence of 35 years on each count.
?Silva Teresa Smith, 31, of Lincoln School Road,
Leland pleaded guilty to two charges of conspiracy to
traffic in more than 400 grams of cocainc. Sentencing
was postponed until scheduled by the state.
?Cleveland Demond Blue, 17, of Shallotte entered a ne
gotiated plea of guilty to one count of felonious arson.
He had been charged with felonious burning of a school
house for setting fire to a building at West Brunswick
High School. Blue was given a nine-year sentence, sus
pended on the condition that he pay a S100 fine, court
costs and S430 in attorney fees. He was put on super
vised probation for five years and ordered to perform
200 hours of community service. He was also given an
active prison sentence of six months with credit for the
six months he spent in Brunswick County Jail awaiting
?Laura Patrice Robinson of Route 3, Supply, pleaded no
contest to a charge of providing drugs to an inmate. She
was given a three-year sentence, suspended on payment
of court costs and S330 in attorney fees. She was put of
five years supervised probation and ordered to perform
100 hours of community service within 180 days.
?Elizabeth Nan Decker, 53, of West Long Acres Drive,
Ocean Isle Beach, pleaded guilty to 13 counts of break
ing and entering. She was given a sentence of 10 years,
suspended on payment of court costs and S420 in attor
ney fees. She was put on supervised probation for five
years and ordered not to have any contact with her co
defendant in the case.
?Christopher Wayne Dillard, 20, of Shallotte pleaded
guilty to two counts of felonious breaking and entering
and one charge of misdemeanor marijuana possession.
He was sentenced to six years, suspended on payment of
a S200 fine, court costs and S480 attorney fees.
?Phillip Edward Hcwctt, age unavailable, of Civietown
Road, Shallotte, entered a negotiated plea of guilty to
misdemeanor larceny and was sentenced to two days in
jail. He had been charged with felonious larceny. Hcwctt
was also given a prison sentence of two years, suspend
ed on payment of a SI00 fine, court costs, $300 attorney
fees and a community service fee. He was put on super
vised probation and ordered to perform 75 hours of
?David Franklin Weaver, 34, of Cove Motel, Long
Beach, entered a negotiated plea of guilty to a charge of
misdemeanor breaking and entering. He had been
charged with burglary. Weaver was given a two-year
sentence, suspended on payment of a $100 fine, court
costs and $1,405 in attorney fees. He was put on unsu
pervised probation for two years.
?James Curtis Hartsell, 25, of N.C. 904, Longwood,
pleaded guilty lo a charge of conspiracy to receive stolen
goods. He was given a one-year sentence, suspended on
payment of a $100 fine, court costs, a community ser
vice fee and S270 in attorney fees. He was put on three
years supervised probation and ordered to perform com
?Roy Donnell Hill, 38, of Shallotte, pleaded guilty to
two counts of possession with the intent to sell and de
liver cocainc and two charges of selling cocainc. He was
given a 12-year prison sentence, suspended on the con
dition that he pay a S250 fine, court costs, S75 restitu
tion to law enforcement and $100 in community service
fees. He was put on supervised probation for ten years
and ordered to perform 100 hours of community service.
?Stanley Randall Faulk, 42, of Little Lane, Calabash,
was sentenced to two years after pleading guilty to mis
demeanor possession of 7.5 ounces of marijuana and
possession of drug paraphernalia. His sentence was sus
pended three years on the conditions that he pay a fine
of S150, court costs and $100 restitution to law enforce
ment agencies. He was given credit for time served,
placed on supervised probation and ordered to perform
100 hours of community service.
?Kevin Ixonard Gore, 30, of Tabor City pleaded guilty
to one charge each of marijuana possession and manu
facturing marijuana. He was sentenced to four years,
suspended on payment of a $100 fine, court costs and
$540 in attorney fees. He was put on five years super
?Michael Bryan Howell, 21, of Route 2, Supply, admit
ted violating the terms of his probation and had a 10-year
prison sentence activated. He was ordered to pay S360 in
attorney fees and was recommended for work release and
the DART program.
?Richard Hugh Grissett, 32, of Farm Loop Path, Sunset
Beach, admitted violating probation and asked that his
10-year sentence be activated. He was sent lo prison and
ordered lo pay $120 in attorney fees.
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?Ricky Dale Caison, 22, of Route 1. Supply, admitted ney fees and was recommended for work release,
violating his probation and was given a reduced seven- ? Larry Darnell Hooper, 29, of Route 1, Leland, admit
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Jolly Is Named Chief District Court Judge
Judge Jerry Arnold Jolly has been considerable 'front line' experience ating. Judge Jolly entered private
named chief district court judge in and is interested in seeing that the law practice in Tabor City until he
the 13th judicial district by Chief judicial system in the district contin- first took oath as a district court
Justice James G. Exum Jr. ucs to operate as fairly and efficient- judge in 1984.
The 13th district includes Bladen, ly as it can." He is a member of the Tabor City
Brunswick and Columbus counties. The duties of chief district court Baptist Church, where he serves as
The appointment became effee- judge include arranging court scs- Sunday School teacher and a Royal
live on Monday. Judge Jolly, who sions, assigning judges, supervising Ambassador counselor. He is a
has served on the District Court the scheduling of non-criminal mat- member of the Tabor City Civitan
bench since Dec. 3, 1984, will sue- tcrs and supervising magistrates. Club in which he has held the of
cess as chief district court judge. Judge Jolly, 44, attended high fices of secretary and president.
Judge D. Jack Hooks Jr., who re- school in Tabor City, graduating in Judge Holly is also a member of
ccntly was appointed to the Superior 1967. He attended the University of the N.C. State Bar, the N.C. Bar
Court bench to fill the vacancy ere- North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Association, the N.C. Academy of
atcd by the retirement of Judge Giles earned an A.B. degree in history in Trial Lawyers, the 13th District Bar
R.Clark. 1971. He then attended Wake Forest Association, the Columbus County
In making the appointment. Chief University and was awarded the J.D. Bar Association and the American
Justice Exum said, "Judge Jolly has degree in law in 1979. Upon gradu- Society of Notaries.
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