The Barrow County Superior Court recently sentenced the following people. Those charged and their sentences are listed below. Charges listed as nolle prosequi are those in which the prosecutor or plaintiff indicated they would not proceed with the case. In criminal cases, a disposition of nolle prosequi may be entered when evidence proves innocence or charges cannot otherwise be proved.
The following sentences were issued as part of negotiated plea agreements on May 17, 2010 with Superior Court Judge David Motes presiding:
• Jimmy Justin Boldin, two counts of identity fraud: first offender treatment, ten years probation, restitution and a $1,000 fine. Eight additional cases of identity fraud: nolle prosequi.
• Dontario Butler, possession of less than one ounce of marijuana: 12 months to serve. Robbery: seven years confinement, eight years probation, restitution and a $2,000 fine.
• Whitney Schell Dodge, possession of dihydrocodeine and theft by shoplifting: 12 months probation, 40 hours of community service, restitution and a $1,500 fine.
• John Montgomery Barr, family violence aggravated assault and criminal trespass: 12 months probation, no violent contact with victim, restitution and a $1,000 fine. Obstruction: nolle prosequi.
The following sentence was issued as part of a negotiated plea agreement on May 13, 2010 with Superior Court Judge T. Penn McWhorter presiding:
• Jonathan Cyrus Pilgrim, reckless driving and too fast for conditions: 12 months probation less 24 hours confinement, 40 hours of community service and a $1,500 fine.