Morenci woman sentenced for theft


Staff Report



A Morenci woman was sentenced on Aug. 24, in the Fulton County Common Pleas Court, according to county prosecutor Scott A. Haselman.

Jessica Jones, 26, of 213 Page Street, previously pleaded guilty to theft. On Jan. 15, 2016, she stole cash from a business.

Judge James E, Barber sentenced Jones to 2 years of community control and ordered her to seek and maintain employment, be successfully discharged from treatment at Ten 16 Recovery and follow all aftercare, complete her GED, and serve 180 days In CCNO. All but 60 days of that sentence were suspended, and Jones received credit for 6 days already served, leaving a balance of 54 days to be served.

Failure to comply could result in Jones spending 120 days in CCNO.

Also, a Fayette man was sentenced the same day for cultivation of marijuana.

David Dominique, 46, previously pled guilty to illegal cultivation of marijuana. According to Fulton County Prosecutor Scott A. Haselman, on or about Aug. 11, 2015, Dominique cultivated marijuana.

Judge Barber sentenced Dominique to three years of community control, He ordered Dominique to pay prosecution costs and counsel fees; pay a fine of $250; not consume or possess alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs; not enter bars or taverns; successfully complete the SEARCH Program and aftercare if recommended; and abide by an 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew. His driver’s license was suspended for 6 months, with occupational/school and treatment driving privileges.

Failure to abide by these conditions could result in Dominique serving 18 months in prison.

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