JACKSBORO, TN. (WLAF)- After appearances in criminal court, 18 people are now in prison.

Sentencing Hearing

Lowell Wayne Ladd was sentenced to serve 25 years in the custody of the Tennessee Department of Correction during a hearing with Eighth Judicial District Criminal Court Judge Zach Walden. Ladd had previously pleaded to two counts of theft over $10,000 and one count of aggravated assault. The defendant was sentenced to serve 10 years for the two counts of theft over $10,000 and to serve a consecutive 15 years for the one count of aggravated assault. This sentence will run consecutive to a violation of probation for which the defendant was also remanded, resulting in a total effective sentence of 31 years. This case was investigated by the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office. Assistant District Attorney General Ashley L. Claiborne prosecuted the case.

Remands to prison

  • Nathaniel Jared Smith previously pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of schedule II (meth) with intent to sell, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and two counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony. Smith was sentenced to serve 12 years in the custody of the Tennessee Department of Correction. This case was investigated by detectives in the Criminal Investigation Division of the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office. Assistant District Attorney General Ashley L. Claiborne prosecuted the case.
  • Darrel Stephen Morgan previously pleaded guilty to aggravated burglary. Morgan was sentenced to serve three years in the custody of the Tennessee Department of Correction. This case was investigated by the Jellico Police Department Assistant District Attorney General Ashley L. Claiborne prosecuted the case.
  • Julian Tyler Sennett previously pleaded guilty to attempted carjacking. Sennett was sentenced to serve six years in the custody of the Tennessee Department of Correction. This case was investigated by LaFollette Police Department. Assistant District Attorney General Lindsey C. Cadle prosecuted the case.
  • Justine Deonta Whitehead previously pleaded guilty to possession of schedule II (Meth) with intent to sell. Whitehead was sentenced to serve nine years in the custody of the Tennessee Department of Correction. This case was investigated by the Tennessee Highway Patrol and was part of the larger 313 Initiative; a cooperative operation led by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation in partnership with local agencies to combat illegal drugs flowing from Detroit, Michigan into East Tennessee. Assistant District Attorney General Lindsey C. Cadle prosecuted the case.
  • Matthew Scott Norton previously pleaded guilty to theft of property valued at between $10,000 and $60,000. Norton was sentenced to serve seven years in the custody of the Tennessee Department of Correction. This case was investigated by the LaFollette Police Department and Campbell County Sheriff’s Office. Assistant District Attorney General Ashley L. Claiborne prosecuted the case.
  • David Neal Cox previously pleaded guilty to theft of property between $10,000 and $60,000 and driving while license is revoked due to DUI. The defendant was sentenced to serve six years in the custody of the Tennessee Department of Correction. This case was investigated by the LaFollette Police Department. Assistant District Attorney General Blake A. Mullins prosecuted the case.
  • Jeremiah Gray previously pleaded guilty to possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, possession of schedule II (Meth) with intent to sell, possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony and two counts of aggravated assault. The defendant was sentenced to serve 15 years in the Tennessee Department of Correction. These cases were investigated by the LaFollette Police Department. Assistant District Attorney General Lindsey C. Cadle prosecuted the case.
  •  David E. Lloyd, Jr. pleaded guilty to attempted aggravated burglary and domestic assault. The defendant was sentenced to serve 2.5 years in the custody of the Tennessee Department of Correction. This case was investigated by the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office. Assistant District Attorney General Joshua E. McFarland prosecuted the case.

Revocation of Supervised Release

  • Jenny Siler was previously convicted of three counts of sell of schedule II and was sentenced to serve six years on supervised release after serving a split-confinement of 45 days. Siler was recently found guilty of violating the terms of supervision and remanded to serve her sentence in the Tennessee Department of Correction.
  • Latoya Dople was previously convicted of attempted introduction of drugs into a penal institution and was sentenced to serve two years on supervised release after serving a split-confinement of 30 days. Recently, she was found guilty of violating the terms of supervision and remanded to serve her sentence in the Tennessee Department of Correction.
  • Patrick Pierce was previously convicted of aggravated burglary and was sentenced to serve three years on supervised release after serving a split-confinement of 60 days. Peirce has since been found guilty of violating the terms of supervision and remanded to serve his sentence in the Tennessee Department of Correction.
  • Aaron Perkins was previously convicted of aggravated burglary, theft over $2,500, possession of schedule I, burglary of a building, theft under $1,000, and fraudulent use of a debit/credit card and was sentenced to serve six years on supervised release after serving a split-confinement of 119 days. Perkins has since been found guilty of violating the terms of supervision and remanded to serve his sentence in the Tennessee Department of Correction.
  • Aneesha Bell was previously convicted of introduction of contraband into a penal institution and was sentenced to serve four years on supervised release after serving a split-confinement of 90 days. Earlier this week, she was found guilty of violating the terms of supervision and remanded to serve her sentence in the Tennessee Department of Correction.
  • Willard Gadd was previously convicted of possession of schedule I (Heroin) and was sentenced to serve two years on supervised release after serving a split-confinement of 45 days. Gadd was recently found guilty of violating the terms of supervision and remanded to serve his sentence in the Tennessee Department of Correction.
  • Timothy Carroll was previously convicted of aggravated assault and aggravated cruelty to animals and was sentenced to serve nine years on supervised release after serving a split-confinement of 24 days. This week he was found guilty of violating the terms of supervision and remanded to serve his sentence in the Tennessee Department of Correction.
  • Jon T. Dilbeck was previously convicted of two counts of attempted aggravated assault and was sentenced to serve two years on supervised release after serving a split-confinement of 54 days. Recently, Dilbeck was found guilty of violating the terms of supervision and remanded to serve his sentence in the Tennessee Department of Correction.
  • Bradley Hess was previously convicted of fourth offense DUI and was sentenced to serve two years on supervised release after serving a split confinement of 150 days. This week he was found guilty of violating the terms of supervision and remanded to serve his sentence in the Tennessee Department of Correction.

(WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED 1/12/2024- 6AM)