One defendant pleaded guilty to multiple drug charges and was sentenced, last Wednesday in the regular day for criminal court, here.
On the bench was Judge Charles Yeargan.
Donald Wynn, 43, white male, Ozan, pleaded guilty to four felony counts including: (1) Possession of methamphetamine with purpose of selling, class C; (2) Possession of drug paraphernalia, class C; (3) Simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms, class Y; and (4) Felon in possession of a firearm, class B. Count 1 was amended down to simple possession, class D; and Count 2 was amended down to class D.
On Count 1, he was sentenced to six years in the Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC). On Count 2, he was sentenced to six years in the ADC. On Count 3, he was sentenced to 15 years with five years suspended. On Count 4, he was sentenced to 15 years with five years suspended — all to run concurrently.
One not true plea was taken. William C. Blount, 37, white male, Amity, is charged with failure to meet the terms of his probation on a May 2013 conviction for fleeing, class D felony. His bond was set at $2,500 and his probation revocation trial was set for April 16.
Not guilty pleas
Two defendants entered not guilty pleas.
Clint Bamburg, 39, white male, 1988 Hwy. 371 W., Nashville, is charged with criminal trespass and disorderly conduct, both class C misdemeanors; and possession of methamphetamine, a class D felony. His bond was reduced to $5,000 and his trial date was set for May 20.
A not guilty plea was also given by James Younger, 33, white male, 122 McClendon, Mineral Springs, charged with Possession of Schedule II drugs, class D felony; Possession of Schedule IV drugs, class A misdemeanor; and Possession of drug paraphernalia, class D felony. Pretrial motions will be heard April 9.
One defendant was granted a continuance. Public defender Greg Vardaman was appointed to represent four defendants.