Whitesburg KY

Four sentenced after guilty pleas

Four people were sentenced recently after entering guilty pleas in Letcher Circuit Court.

• Dustin Yeary, 28, 1521 Pine Creek Road, Mayking, was sentenced by Letcher Circuit Judge Sam Wright to five years imprisonment after Yeary entered guilty pleas in three separate cases.

Yeary was sentenced to five years in prison for each of the three cases and the sentences are to run concurrent.

In the first case, he pleaded guilty to an amended charge of second-degree robbery in connection with robbing the Dollar General Store in Mayking on March 21, 2011. He was ordered to pay $345 in restitution to the Letcher County Clerk’s Office for the Dollar General Store.

He also pleaded guilty to a charge of a convicted felon in possession of a handgun. The offense was also committed on March 21, 2011.

Yeary pleaded guilty to theft by unlawful taking, theft- receipt of stolen credit/debit card, fraudulent use of a credit card, and receiving goods, etc. by fraud. The Letcher County Grand Jury said Yeary used a credit card stolen from Lana White to buy merchandise and gift cards worth almost $900 from Sears of Mayking on August 7, 2010.

He is ordered to pay $846.98 in restitution to the clerk’s office for the benefit of Sears and $700 for White, of Jenkins.

Yeary received 226 days credit for days spent in jail prior to sentencing.

• Timothy Banks, 46, of 487 Thicket Branch, Ermine, recently pleaded guilty to flagrant nonsupport and has been placed on administrative probation for five years with the Division of Child Support or until the arrearages are paid in full.

Banks, who owes child support from September 14, 1990 until December 5, 2012, has been ordered to pay $8,769.66 in child support arrearages at the rate of not less than $50 a month.

Banks must pay a monthly supervision fee of $10 and court costs of $130.

He is to remain gainfully employed, enrolled as a full-time student or perform 100 hours of community service each month.

Banks served six days in jail prior to sentencing.

• Rosemary Osborne, 43, of 124 Lewis Lane, Cumberland, was sentenced to probation for three years after she pleaded guilty to first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

Osborne is to pay $220 in restitution to the Letcher County Clerk’s Office for Operation UNITE (Unlawful Narcotics, Investigations, Treatment and Education).

She is also to pay supervision fees and $130 in court costs.

Osborne is subject to random drug resting twice a week. She must remain employed or be enrolled as a full-time student.

Osborne spent six days in Letcher County Jail before sentencing.

• Brooke Webb, 23, of Ermine, was sentenced to probation for two years after pleading guilty to amended charges of complicity to theft by unlawful taking under $500, first-degree criminal trespass and second-degree criminal mischief. The offenses occurred March 13, 2012.

In addition to having a oneyear jail sentenced probated, Webb was ordered to pay restitution to the clerk’s office to benefit Terry Fugate, of Mayking. The total amount of restitution was not listed on the judgment and sentence on a plea of guilty.

Webb spent 14 days in jail before sentencing.

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