Four sentenced in drug, burglary, shoplifting cases

Published 12:16 am Saturday, October 6, 2012

A former Warren County man convicted of manufacturing methamphetamine was sentenced to eight years in prison.

Robert Sherman, 37, whose address was 4407 Halls Ferry Road at the time of his arrest and now lives in Rankin County, was convicted after a three-day jury trial Sept. 6 of possession of precursor chemicals with intent to manufacture meth.

Circuit Judge Isadore Patrick set sentencing for Sept. 21, but the sentencing order was made public Friday.

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• Jason D. Lane, 25, 400 Mission 66, Apt. B1, pleaded guilty to burglary of a dwelling and felony shoplifting and was sentenced by Chaney to five years in prison followed by five years’ probation, $3,000 in fines, $1,447.50 in restitution and $769.

• Lemario Smoot, 26, 4275 Rechman Circle, Jackson, pleaded guilty to robbery and felony eluding and was sentenced by Chaney to seven years in prison followed by five years’ probation a $4,000 fine and $384.50 in costs. Smoot was indicted in May.

• Kevin Wilson, 30, 2609 Grant St., was found guilty of violating probation from a 2004 sentence for sale of hydrocodone and sentenced by Patrick to one year in prison followed by one year of probation and ordered to pay a balance of $1,976 in costs. Wilson was indicted in May 2004.