Drug traffickers get probation
Two drug traffickers were given probation Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court.
Judge Charles Cooper sentenced Diana Davis, 30, and Adam Callicoat, 34, both of 2803 S. Fourth St., Ironton, each to four years community control sanctions, a $2,500 fine and a six-month driver’s license suspension. If either defendant violates his or her probation orders, that person could go to prison for up to 68 months.
Davis and Callicoat pleaded guilty to their charges back on Jan. 10. Davis admitted to three fourth-degree counts of trafficking in drugs (Suboxone) and a fourth-degree count of complicity to trafficking in drugs, while Callicoat admitted to three counts of fourth-degree complicity to trafficking in drugs and a fourth-degree count of trafficking in drugs.
In other cases:
• Christopher Lowe, 29, of 351 Township Road 271 W., Ironton, was sentenced to four years in prison for a second-degree count of complicity to illegal manufacture of drugs, to which he previously pleaded guilty.
Cooper also suspended the man’s driver’s license for two years.
• Sean Bray, 41, of 1634 Davis Road, Crown City, was sentenced to 11 months in prison for a fifth-degree charge of failure to stop after an accident or collision. He was also ordered to pay $500 in restitution.
• Candy Farris, 49, of 41 Township Road 1314, Crown City, pleaded guilty to a second-degree count of burglary. Cooper sentenced the woman to three years in prison.
• Tiffany Campbell-Adkins, 25, of 514 Wyanoke St., Ironton, pleaded guilty to two fourth-degree counts of trafficking in drugs and a fifth-degree count of possession of criminal tools.
Judge D. Scott Bowling sentenced the woman to 17 months in prison, a $2,500 fine and a six-month driver’s license suspension.
• Ronald Koster, 66, of 357 County Road 16, Pedro, was arraigned on two counts of third-degree retaliation and a misdemeanor count of aggravated menacing, to which he pleaded not guilty.
Bowling set bond at $100,000 cash or surety plus $100,000 own-recognizance. A pretrial was set for April 23.
• Joshua McKenzie, 29, of 247 Jackson St., South Webster, admitted CCS violations and was sentenced to six months in prison.
• Rodney Miller, 29, homeless, pleaded guilty to a fifth-degree count of failure to register and was sentenced to six months in prison.
• Brennan Banks, 20, of 912 Chestnut St., Ironton, pleaded guilty to counts of fifth-degree possession of cocaine, misdemeanor possession of drug abuse instruments and paraphernalia and misdemeanor counts of endangering children and OVI.
Bowling sentenced the man to four years CCS under intensive supervised probation, STAR, 200 hours community service and a $375 fine.
• Michelle Calver, 55, of 9271 D. State Route 125, West Portsmouth, admitted CCS violations and was sentenced to treatment at Mended Reeds and 200 hours community service.