Crime & Courts for Jan. 27

Sheriff’s Report

No information was available this week from the Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office.

Martin sentenced for brandishing firearm

William David Martin, 35, of Sperryville, was sentenced to 60 days in jail on charges of brandishing a firearm by Rappahannock Circuit Court Judge Herman A. Whisenant Jr. on Jan. 10. Martin had appealed an earlier District Court conviction on the same charge.

On Jan. 6, Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey W. Parker sentenced Martin to 15 days in jail for a probation violation stemming from the same case, in which Martin brandished a shotgun at a couple moving into the rented premises he was moving out of Oct. 4 on Sperryville Pike.

In other court cases:

Maura A. Maige, 28, of Boston was sentenced to 60 days in jail and placed on two years’ probation for drug possession by Judge Parker on Jan. 6.

On Jan. 10, Judge Whisenant sentenced Jimmy Wayne Nicholson 51, of Front Royal, to two years in jail, with credit for six months already served, for multiple probation violations resulting from convictions of driving a motor vehicle after being declared a habitual offender and other motor vehicle-related offenses.

District Judge Thomas G. Underwood on Jan. 18 imposed a $350 fine on Carl Tillman Northam, 40, of Bennellville, S.C. after a guilty plea to failing to take a bear he killed to a check-in station.

Underwood suspended a 60-day sentence for Julious Ceasar Lucas, 19, of Sperryville, on Jan. 18 after a guilty plea to trespassing. Lucas was placed on unsupervised probation for two years and is not permitted on the Scrabble property of Nancy Reeve.

Mark Anthony Lucas, 20 of Sperryville, was placed on probation for two years on Jan. 18 by Judge Underwood and ordered to stay off the same Scrabble property.

— Roger L. Foster

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