Chief Judge Michael Thornsbury meted out the sentences ranging from a definite one-year term to an indefinite term of one to 15 years.
All of the defendants had entered pleas of guilty to such charges as wanton endangerment, malicious assult, battery, entry of a building other than a dwelling, first degree sexual abuse and burglary.
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Teresa D. Maynard appeared for the state in all six proceedings.
• Allen Keither Brewer, 31, of Kermit, received a definite one-year prison sentence in response to his Feb. 25 plea of guilty to wanton endangerment. That charge was contained in Count II of his January 2010 indictment.
#The court assessed Brewer the usual court fees and costs, gave him credit for time already served but denied alternative sentencing. He was represented by Public Defender David A. Foley. Sgt. Joe Smith of the Mingo County Sheriff’s Department was the investigating officer in this case.
• Jimmy Ray Hatfield, 26, of Rawl, pleaded guilty Feb. 25 to attempt at malicious assault (a lesser included offense of malicious assault as charged in Count I of his January 2010 indictment. He also pled guilty to battery, as charged in Information J10-M1.
Thornsbury sentenced him to a term of one to three years in a state correctional facility on the attempt at malicious assault, and a 12-month term for battery. The two sentences will run concurrently (at the same time). He was assessed standard fees and costs and given credit for jail time served. The victim approved the final disposition.
#Attorney Marsha Webb-Rumora represented Hatfield. Williamson Police Sgt. G. P. Dotson was the primary investigating officer.
• Joseph Isaac Dillon, 30, of Gilbert, drew a prison term of one to 10 years on his guilty plea to entry of a building other than a dwelling, as charged in Count I of his January 2010 indictment. Dillon,who was represented by Attorney Foley, was assessed the usual court fees and costs; was given credit for time served, and was directed to make $1,000 restitution to the victim. MCSD Sgt. Joe Smith was the investigating officer.
• Russell Paul Ooten, 55, of Duncan Fork, was sentenced one to five years in a state correctional facility in connection with his plea Feb. 25 to first degree sexual abuse, a lesser included offense of second degree sexual abuse as charged in Count I of his January 2010 indictment.
The prosecutor’s office said Ooten additionally will be subject to the registration requirements of the West Virginia Sex Offender Registration Act (West Virginia Code 15-12-2) and extended supervision for up to 50 years. MCSD Sgt. Joe Smith was the investigating officer. Ooten was represented by Attorney Jerry Lyall.
• Donna Slone, 43, of Rawl, received a sentence of one to five years in connection with her Feb. 25 plea of guilty to conspiracy to first degree arson, as charged in Count II of her January 2010 indicment. She received credit for time served and was assessed the usual court fees and costs.
Attorney Lyall represented the defendant. MCSD Sgt. Joe Smith was the investigating officer in this case, which involved the burning of a dwelling owned by Kenneth Stroud.
• Terry Michael Perry, 44, of Gilbert, received the stiffest sentence of all the defendants sentenced Monday. He is to serve one to 15 years on his February 17 plea of guilty to an information charging him with burglary. He was given credit for time served and directed to pay standard court fees and costs. Perry was represented by Attorney Foley.
The six defendants were remanded to Southwestern Regional Jail at Holden to begin serving their sentences while awaiting assignment to a state correctional facility.