Jefferson County Court News for Monday, February 4th, 2013Six people have been sentenced to prison time in Jefferson County Court.
26-year-old Jamarco Foulks of Mt. Vernon was sentenced to thirteen-years in prison after pleading guilty to unlawful possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a church, unlawful possession with intend to deliver a controlled substance, and unlawful possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of public housing. He was also sentenced to serve parole for four-years. A police search of Foulks' residence on the 1900 block of Conger in Mt. Vernon found several small baggies containing cocaine. Two other offenses were committed in March 2009 and October 2012.
22-year-old Winston Bailey of Mt. Vernon was sentenced to ten-years in prison after pleading guilty to residential arson charges. He was also sentenced to two-years of parole. He also pled guilty to aggravated domestic battery and was sentenced to five-years in prison, followed by four-years of parole. Both sentences will run concurrently. Bailey was caught by Mt. Vernon police setting fire to his ex-girlfriend's residence on Oakland Avenue in June 2012. No one was home at the time of the incident. Also in June 2012, Bailey strangled his ex-girlfriend.
22-year-old Dasmin Young of Mt. Vernon was sentenced to six-years in prison, followed by two-years of mandatory supervised release, after pleading guilty to residential burglary. In April 2010, Young broke into a home on South 19th Street in Mt. Vernon.
20-year-old Cassie Young of McLeansboro was sentenced to five-years in prison, followed by one-year of parole, after pleading guilty to three-counts of identity theft. Her sentence will be served concurrent with a similar sentence out of Hamilton County for related offenses. In September 2012, Young was caught using a stolen credit card at Mt. Vernon businesses.
29-year-old Eric Baker of Mt. Vernon was sentenced to one-year in prison, followed by one-year of parole, after pleading guilty to criminal damage to government supported property. In July 2012, Baker damaged a wall and wall plate at the Jefferson County Justice Center.
25-year-old Reginald Smith of Mounds, was sentenced to 18-months in prison, followed by one-year of mandatory supervised release, after pleading guilty to unlawful restraint. In May 2012, Smith got into a physical altercation with his ex-girlfriend in Mt. Vernon. During the altercation, Smith pulled the victim back inside a residence multiple times and would not allow her to leave.
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