The Brunswick beacon. (Shallotte, N.C.) 19??-current, December 01, 1994, Page PAGE 7-A, Image 7
GRAND JURY INDICTMENTS Leland Man Faces Life In Prison For Marijuana Busts A 39-year-old Lcland man could receive a maximum sentence of life in prison after being indicted Mon day as a habitual felon for allegedly possessing a quarter ounce of mari juana after three previous drug con victions. The first of three indictments against Ronald Ray Self of Lanvale Road accuses him of possession with intent to sell and deliver a small amount of marijuana on Nov 18. In a second indictment. Self is charged as a habiiua! felon who was convicted of marijuana possession twice in 1991 and once in 1985. Those offenses occurred in New Hanover and Pender counties. Under the habitual felon statute, a defendant can be found guilty if he is more than 18 years old at the time of the offenses and commits each new crime after the previous felony conviction. If convicted as a habitual felon. Self could be sentenced to life in prison. The presumptive sentence for such "class C" felonies is 15 years. A third indictment charges Self with "feloniously" povsessing drug paraphernalia, including "smoking pipes, scales and rolling papers." In other indictments handed down b> a Brunswick County grand jury in Bolivia Monday: ? Arthur Louis Immcn. 66, of Arthur Street. Supply, is accuscd of two counts of taking indecent liber lies with j child The offenses are al leged to have occurred on or about July 15 and July 30. ? Frank Ixwis Wilson Jr., 37, of Bridgeville. Pa., is charged with tak ing indecent liberties with a child. He was recenth convicted in district court on a chargc of "secret peep ing" into a home in Sunset Beach. ? Amanda Ka\ Edmisten. 2N. of Rebel Road, Shallottc. is charged with two counts each of breaking or entering and larceny. She is accuscd of breaking into a home on Spruce Street. Shallotte. Nov. 14 and steal ing jewelry, clothing, knives and bullets valued at S\.(VMl One week earlier. hdmisten is accused of breaking into the same house and stealing a videocasscttc recorder and a knife estimated to be worth a total of S3 15. ? Billy Joe Smith, 26, of Route 9, Shallottc. is charged with felony lar ceny in the Oct. 1 theft of a 22 cal ibcr magnum revolver from another man. Si Rubcrt Ernest C'ribb, 32. of Long Beach Road, Southport. is ac cused of felony larceny for allegedly stealing a leather purse containing $7,3lM) cash and several credit cards last June 11 in Boiling Spring l.akes ? Victor Lamar Simmons, 21, of Route 1, Winnabow, is charged w ith one count each of breaking or enter ing and larceny. He is accused of breaking into a home on Cactus Road, Boiling Spring I-akes and Thieves Dig Church's Shrubs Is nothing sacred? Calabash Presbyterian Church had more than 30 dwarf nandina bush es valued at about $500 stolen from the church grounds in separate inci dents over the past few days. Sometime during the evening of Nov. 22 or the morning of Nov. 23, thieves removed 25 of the shrubs from a circle in front of the church at 8830 Old Georgetown Road. On Monday morning, eight more plants were discovered missing, said church member A1 Granzow. "It's not just vandalism, it's a professional job," Granzow said. "They were carefully dug up and removed." The incident is under investigation by the Brunswick County She riff's Department. Granzow said anyone who has information about the incident or who has been approached to buy that type of shrub "at a good price" should call the sheriff's department at 253-4321. stealing S3, 155 worth of property June 12. ? Howard Anthony Adams, 43, of Bayside Lane, Southport, is charged with one count each of breaking or entering, larceny and forging an endorsement. He is ac cused of illegally entering a con struction company office on River Road in Southport and stealing 11 blank checks, a telephone answering machine and assorted coins worth a total of S225. He is also accused of forging a signature on a check. Both incidents allegedly occurred Oct. 21. ? Rodney Keith McCoy, 23. of Route 2, Bolivia is charged with first degree burglary for allegedly break ing into a dwelling at Hankins Mobile Home Park in Bolivia on the night of Sept 30. ? Bryan Michael Cross. 17. of Wilmington is accused of stealing a dog Oct 22. ? Tcrri Sharon Bailey. 2^. of Navassa Road. Iceland, is charged with one count each of forgery and uttering and one count of forged en dorsement. She is accused of placing a false signature on a check and cashing it at a Leland grocery store last July 11. ? David Leroy Moore, 22, of Lord Street. Southport, faces charges of possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine and obtain ing property under false pretenses. He is accused of taking $40 from another man for the purchase of a rock of crack cocaine and then not returning the money or the drug. He is also charged with having .1 gram of the drug in his possession. ? William Alfred Davis Jr., 23. of Leonard Street. Southport, is charged with one count each of pos session with intent to sell and deliv er .2 gram of cocaine and selling the drug ? Walter Junior Washington, 36, of Caswell Street, Southport, is ac cused of one count each of posses sion with intent to sell and deliver .2 gram of cocaine and with selling the drug on March 24. ? David Leon Floyd. 27. of West 11th Street, Southport. is charged with one count each of possession with intent to sell and deliver .3 gram of cocaine and with selling the Some Choice Programs for Grange Members* North Carolina State Grange and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina are names you can trust Send us this coupon, and our agent will contact you about special programs for Grange Members " ? 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Barbara Venessa Bryant, 35, of Mount Misery Road, Leland is charged with food stamp fraud for allegedly obtaining 55,151 worth of food stamps she was not entitled to receive by failing to disclose that her boyfriend had moved into her home and was employed at a local con struction company. ? Bobby Gene Bowman, 33, of Navassa is charged with one count each of forgery and uttering. He is accused of signing another person's name to a check and cashing it Sept. 9. New Sheriff To Be Sworn In Monday Brunswick County Sheriff elect Ronald E. Hewett will be sworn in at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5, in the public assembly building of the county government com plex in Bolivia. Chief Resident Superior Court Judge William C. Gore Jr. will administer the oath of office in a ceremony to include a color guard of local police officers. District Attorney Rex Gore will preside over the ceremony and introduce the participants. The public is invited. 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