Criminal Trials for Week of August 22

Published 2:00 pm Friday, July 8, 2022

Following are criminal trials to be heard at the Covington County Courthouse the week of August 22, 2022, with Judge Charles A. Short presiding.

  • Alexander Hamilton Eaton, second degree theft of property, third degree burglary, Attorney Letta Gorman
  • Raymond D. Lattimore, first degree robbery, Attorney Rod Sylvester
  • Darrell Darnell Thomas, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, Attorney Joshua Pipkin
  • Yesha Kenta James, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, Attorney Meredith Peters
  • Tonya Faye Clayborne, possession with intent to distribute, second degree possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, Attorney Riley Powell
  • Shaina Annette Lane, trafficking, Attorney Chris Sledge
  • Dameki Rashun Smith, trafficking, Attorney Rod Sylvester
  • Scott Andrew Thomas, first degree possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, Attorney Corey Bryan
  • Earl Jonathan Littles, first degree possession of marijuana, driving under the influence, no driver’s license, possession of drug paraphernalia, Attorney William Odum
  • Clifton Barrett Moore, third degree burglary, third degree criminal mischief, Attorney Trey Burgess
  • Ashley Brianne Dunnigan, possession of a controlled substance, driving under the influence, Attorney Rod Sylvester
  • Javonte Washington, three counts of attempted murder, discharging a firearm in an occupied building, Attorney Rod Sylvester
  • Derrick Bell, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, Attorney David Baker
  • Phillip Wayne Rugg, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, Attorney Rod Sylvester
  • Jeremy Jamal Thomas, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, Attorney Larry Grissett
  • Meatta Boyd, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, Attorney Meredith Peters
  • Charles Castelle Tyson, first degree possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of an alternate firearm, Attorney Chris Sledge
  • Tammy A. Bush, murder, felony murder, Attorney Manish Patel
  • Jonathan Alan Bush, murder, felony murder, Attorney Jeffery Duffey
  • Christopher Bradley Bush, murder, felony murder, Attorney Earnest White
  • Joseph Vernon Armstrong, murder, felony murder, Attorney David Baker
  • Mary Diane Schofield, third degree theft of property, Attorney Larry Grissett
  • Darius Vandell Blackmon, first degree theft of property, attempt to elude, Attorney Bill Alverson
  • Joshua Obrien Grissett, second degree rape, Attorney William Alverson
  • Joe Mitchell Dorsey, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, second degree possession of marijuana, attempt to elude, reckless endangerment, second degree attempted assault, forbidden possession of a firearm, reckless driving, running a stop sign, running a red light, no driver’s license, impeding pass, no insurance, failure to possess vehicle registration, Attorney Rod Sylvester
  • Matthew Riley Ziglar, sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12, Attorney Meredith Peters
  • Scotty Levon Ballard, second degree assault, Attorneys William C. White, II and James W. Parkman, III
  • Richard Earl Larkin, domestic violence strangulation, third degree domestic violence, Attorney Benton Persons
  • Tyler Arnaz Sheridan, attempted murder, Attorney Larry Grissett
  • Jacob Charles Lee, two counts of attempted murder, Attorney Rod Sylvester
  • Isaiah Thomas, attempted murder, Attorney David Baker
  • Damien Lashawn Beasley, murder, Attorney Riley Powell
  • Gene Paul Auletta, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, Attorney Rod Sylvester
  • Dana Marie Kervin, first degree theft of property, Attorney Rod Sylvester
  • Derek Lee Cartwright, first degree theft of property, Attorney Benton Persons

It is hereby Ordered that a Pre-Trial Docket Call to determine the order in which cases will be tried is set for 8:30 a.m. on the 18th day of August, 2022. All parties shall personally appear with counsel of record, if any.

The above criminal motion cases were filed by the clerk’s office on July 1, 2022.