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Defendants admit to charges in CP court

Domestic violence, forgery and theft were some of the charges to come before Lawrence County Common Pleas Judge D. Scott Bowling on Wednesday.

Donald Rice, 45, of 902 Gary Malone Lot 17, South Point, pleaded guilty to a domestic violence charge and was sentenced to three years in prison.

Kimberly Robinson, 27, of 112 Township Road 184 W., Pedro, was arraigned on a bill of information of fifth-degree forgery, to which she pleaded guilty.

Bowling sentenced the woman to four years community control sanctions under intensive supervised probation, as well as outpatient drug and alcohol counseling and $400 restitution.

Rose Pinkerman, 29, of 970 Township Road 155 E., Pedro, was arraigned on a bill of information of third-degree theft of a firearm. Bond was set at $10,000 cash or surety plus $10,000 own-recognizance.

George Clutters, 57, of Ironton, admitted CCS violations. Bowling extended the man’s probation by one year.

Taylor Flemming, 19, of 3910 County Road 55, South Point, was arraigned on a bill of information of fourth-degree theft of drugs.

Flemming entered a guilty plea and will be sentenced Wednesday.

Amanda Williams, 33, of 31 Twin Valley Road, Portsmouth, pleaded guilty to a fifth-degree possession of drugs charge. Bowling set sentencing for Wednesday.

Charges were dismissed against Williams’ codefendant, Jason Burgess, 42, of the same address.

Leo Adger Sr., 69, of 2675 Tremainsville, Toledo, pleaded guilty to an amended count of fifth-degree attempted trafficking in drugs. Misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana were dismissed.

Bowling sentenced the man to three years CCS, a $1,250 fine and a six-month driver’s license suspension.