Armed robbery suspect to serve 10 years in jail
Published 10:22 am Wednesday, November 30, 2016
A Vicksburg man has been sentenced to 10 years prison after pleading guilty in Warren County Circuit Court to robbery in the June 2014 armed robbery of a check-cashing store.
Circuit Judge M. James Chaney sentenced Devonte Tolliver, 20, of Lafayette, La., to 15 years, but suspended five years of the sentence during a sentencing hearing. Tolliver was also placed on five years’ post-release supervision after serving his sentence and ordered to pay $1,484.50 in fines, fees and restitution to the victim.
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Tolliver was one of four people arrested in the robbery of the Quick Cash at 3412 Pemberton Square Blvd. Two clerks at the business told police two men came into the store showing a weapon, jumped the counter, robbed the business of cash and fled the store in a car. Police later found the car at the Pizza Hut on Pemberton Square Boulevard with a handgun believed used in the robbery and some of the stolen cash.
In other circuit court cases:
– Thomas Earl Gabriel was sentenced to 15 years in prison as a habitual offender after pleading guilty in circuit court to molestation. He was also ordered to register as a sex offender after his release from prison.
– Earnest Henry Rogers received a suspended six-month sentence for a period of two years under a condition of good behavior after pleading guilty to a charge of simple assault. He was also ordered to undergo assessment and treatment for anger management, get his GED within two years, not have any firearms for two years and pay $710.75 in fines, state assessment and court costs.
– Alexander Lindsey was sentenced to participate in the 9th Circuit Court District Drug Court Program for five years after pleading guilty to possession of cocaine.
– Alvin Ray Logan received a suspended five-year sentence and placed on five years’ supervised probation after to pleading guilty to third offense domestic violence. He was also ordered to pay the Mississippi Department of Corrections $55 per month until he is released from probation and pay a $10 fee for every drug test he takes that shows positive.
– Cheyenne D. Emery was sentenced to six years in prison with three years suspended after she violated the terms of her post-release supervision by not paying supervision fees of $55 a month, failing to attend outpatient treatment outlined by MDOC and failing to pay court-ordered fines.
– Matthew Dill was sentenced to five years after pleading guilty to burglary. He will serve 57 days with the balance of the sentence suspended pending completion of five years’ post-release supervision. He was also ordered to pay $6,384.50 in costs, assessments and restitution to the district attorney’s office and his victim.
– Damion Lamone Carroll, was sentenced to six months in jail with six months suspended four two years after pleading guilty to misdemeanor possession of marijuana. He was also ordered to get GED within one year.
– Mark Allen Golladay was sentenced to five years with three suspended and two to serve after pleading guilty to felony shoplifting. The suspended sentence is conditioned on completion of a 60-month post-release supervision. He was also ordered to pay $2,084.50 in fine, court costs and assessments.
– Keith Dwight Oliver was sentenced to five years after he violated the terms and conditions of his post-release supervision.
– Gage Cole Lynn was sentenced to nine years with two years suspended and seven to serve after his probation was revoked for violating the conditions of the probation by using an alcohol and illegal drugs.
– Kaci Flaharty was placed on 36 months non-adjudicated probation after pleading guilty to possession of a controlled substance. She was also ordered to pay $2,084.50 in fines, court costs, fees, and restitution to the Vicksburg Police Department.
– Ryan Height was placed on 60 months’ supervised probation after pleading guilty to larceny of a motor vehicle. He was also ordered to pay $2,084.50 in fines, fees and court costs.
– Christopher Johnson was sentenced to five years with two years to serve after pleading guilty to malicious mischief. Three years were suspended pending completion of a 36 months’ post-release supervision. He was ordered to participate in the MDOC’s alcohol and drug abuse treatment program. He was also ordered to pay $1,584.50 in fines, fees and costs.
– Eugene Sheppard was sentenced to five years in jail with 71 days to serve after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit a felony. The remainder of his sentence was suspended pending completion of 48 months’ post-release supervision. He was also ordered to pay $1,584.50 in fines fees and court costs.