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CCS violators dominate court docket

Published 12:00am Sunday, January 13, 2013

Common Pleas Judge Charles Cooper sent five people to prison Wednesday for violating their probation orders.

James Hildreth, 43, of 211 Orchard St., Ironton, admitted his CCS violations and was sentenced to 150 days in prison.

Frank Hill, 40, of 1097 County Road 1, South Point, admitted CCS violations. Cooper sentenced Hill to five months in prison.

John Hogan, 27, of 422 N. Second St., Ironton, admitted his violations and was sentenced to nine months in prison.

Ashleigh Waston, 30, of 615 Tenth Ave., Huntington, W.Va., was sentenced to one year in prison for her CCS violations.

Two others denied they violated their probation orders:

• David Bruton, 38, of 1805 Clay St. Apt. 706, Flatwoods, Ky., denied CCS violations. Cooper set a trial for Jan. 23.

• Randy Stevens, 43, of 1220 North Ave., Portsmouth, denied CCS violations and a trial was set for Jan. 16.

In other cases:

• Todd Lawhorn, 33, of 2901 W. Pigeon Roost Road, Rush, Ky., was arraigned on a count of fifth-degree forgery, to which he pleaded guilty.

Cooper sentenced the man to six months in prison.

• Rebecca Hogston, 37, of 87 Township Road 343, Ironton, pleaded guilty to third-degree tampering with evidence.

Cooper set sentencing for March 6 following a pre-sentence investigation.

• Virgil Cole, 40, of 647 County Road 14, Pedro, was arraigned on counts of third-degree violating a protection order and second-degree aggravated vehicular assault.

Cooper set bond at $100,000 cash or surety set a pretrial for Jan. 16.

• Craig Adkins, 47, of 396 Township Road, Proctorville, pleaded guilty to second-degree burglary on Jan. 4.

Cooper sentenced the man to four years in prison and ordered him to pay $5,000 in restitution.

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