Jenkins receives 6-month term

Published 11:58 am Monday, September 29, 2008

Christopher Jenkins, 30, of 70 Township Road 1024, South Point, pleaded guilty to violating his probation during a hearing last week in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court.

“He went to STAR and he didn’t like it,” Lawrence County Prosecutor J.B. Collier Jr., said.

Judge D. Scott Bowling sentenced Jenkins to six months in prison.

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Franklin Justice, 60, of 69 Township Road 322, Ironton, was arraigned on seven counts of aggravated trafficking in drugs. One of the counts carries a vehicle specification. He pleaded not guilty through his attorney, Sterling Gill. Bowling allowed a bond posted in a previous drug case to continue in this one as well. Collier said he will soon file necessary papers to have Justice’s two drug cases consolidated. Justice must return to court Oct. 15 for a pretrial conference.

Christopher Cremeans, 28, of 1365 County Road 1, South Point, pleaded guilty to one count of burglary. Bowling sentenced him to four years in prison. Cremeans must also pay restitution in an amount to be determined. Bowling left open the possibility that, with good behavior, Cremeans could be released from prison a year early.

Dennis Davis, 35, of 722 County Road 10A, Pedro, pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated assault. He was accused of trying to run over another man with a vehicle. He will be sentenced Oct. 8. Judge Charles Cooper allowed him to be free on bond pending sentencing but ordered him to stay away from his victim and submit to electronic monitoring.