Felony criminal trials remaining on the Carter County District Court docket this week include a door-to-door salesman facing first-degree robbery, and a local man facing charges he distributed drugs.
A jury is expected to be selected today to hear evidence in the case of Manuel Tuesca, charged with robbery. District Judge Dennis Morris will preside over the case. Tuesday, Associate District Judge Lee Card will oversee the drug case in which Cortez Houston is named as the defendant.
Other cases expected to be presented to juries include:
- David Johnston — possession of controlled dangerous substance and possession of stolen property
- Brandon Jenkins — grand larceny and domestic assault and battery
- Sheila Dewberrry — enabling sex abuse
- Angela Edmonds — DUI
- Carol and James Douglas — drug distribution
- Deondre Maytubby — DUI
- Christopher Kendall — grand larceny
- Eddie Royal — DUI
- Shawn Luke-Burke and Freddie Williams — possession of methamphetamine
- Michael Wayne Robison — embezzlement
- Crystal Parkhill — forgery
- Luis Robles — possession of controlled dangerous substance and possession of firearm in commission of a felony
- Johnathan Braum — assault and battery on police officer
The trial of Christopher and Angela Randolph charged with neglecting their infant to death has been continued to the November docket. The case against Bruce Hall, which included charges of domestic assault and battery and kidnapping, are expected to be dismissed. All other defendants originally set for trials on the August docket have entered pleas or are expected to enter pleas in their cases.