2013-11-20 / Police & Safety

Five sentenced, two revoked in Circuit Court

Judge Michael Lorensen had his hands full in recent weeks, handing down sentences and revoking probations on charges ranging from grand larceny to child neglect in Morgan County Circuit Court.

Jessie R. Cain, 29, currently in jail, was sentenced to two- 20 years in jail for two counts of grand larceny. Jail time was suspended for one-10 years home confinement, followed by five years probation. Cain owes restitutions of $15,600 to his two victims.

Cain stole over $17,000 worth of jewelry and tools from his victims in September of 2012. The gold was later sold in the Martinsburg Mall.

Nancy Estelle McCarter, 41, of Lofty Lane, Berkeley Springs, was sentenced to onefive years in jail for child neglect causing injury. Jail time was suspended for three years probation.

McCarter allowed a 15-yearold in her custody to smoke blueberry potpourri ordered over the internet, after which the minor was transported to Winchester Hospital, in April.

Kenneth A. Newton, 31, of Baltimore, Md., was sentenced to one-three years in jail and $255 per month in restitution for failure to pay child support. Jail time was suspended for five years probation. The judge mandated that Newton will find a job within 30 days, or he will go to jail.

Joseph Caldwell, 46, currently in jail, was sentenced to one-15 years in jail for delivery of controlled substance Oxymorphone. Jail time was suspended for five years probation.

Caldwell first delivered the Oxymorphone in December of 2012.

John E. Arrington, Jr., 43, currently in jail, was sentenced to two years in jail for driving under the influence, simple possession of marijuana, and a driving revocation for the DUI. Jail time was suspended for one year home confinement, followed by two years probation.

Alan S. Ball, 25, of Independence Street, Berkeley Springs, had probation revoked and was sentenced to 60 days in jail. The time may be less if drug treatment becomes available.

Ball was originally sentenced for simple possession of both mushrooms and marijuana.

Matthew McBee, 48, of Berkeley Springs, had probation revoked and was sentenced to 60 days in jail. After jail time, McBee will re-enter probation under the original terms of his sentence.

McBee was originally sentenced for delivery of controlled substance Oxycodone in July 2012.

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