A Neeses man will spend the next six years in prison after he pleaded guilty to violent second-degree burglary, breaking into a motor vehicle and forgery.
Circuit Judge Larry B. Hyman Jr. sentenced Brian Keith Williams, 40, of 2822 Ninety Six Road, on June 27.
Williams burglarized a building belonging to Country Boy’s BBQ on Nov. 23, 2017 and then broke into a vehicle on Dec. 7, 2017, according to warrants.
On Dec. 8, 2017, Williams allegedly forged a check for $575.40.
As a result of his guilty pleas, prosecutors dismissed the following charges: burglary/safecracking, bank fraud and two counts of forgery valued less than $10,000.
In other guilty pleas:
Bamberg man guilty of use of vehicle without permission
Freddy Keith Barnwell, 49, of 2471 Heritage Highway, Bamberg, pleaded guilty to use of vehicle without permission.
Hyman sentenced him to three years in prison, suspended to 18 months of probation.
Neeses woman pleads guilty to grand larceny
Ashley Lynn Hutto, 28, of 112 Chaplins Road, Neeses, pleaded guilty to grand larceny valued over $2,000 but less than $10,000.
Hyman sentenced her to five years in prison, suspended to five years of probation.
Her probation term may end early once she pays restitution if she’s current on court fees and doesn’t have any violations.
He ordered Hutto to undergo substance abuse counseling and random drug/alcohol testing.
Orangeburg man guilty of 2nd offense DUI
Arthur Lee Jennings, 34, of 263 Patrick Loop, Orangeburg, pleaded guilty to second-offense driving under the influence.
Hyman sentenced him to prison for one year and a fine of $2,100. Upon the service of five days and payment of $1,100, the sentence will be suspended to probation for one year.
He credited Jennings for having already served five days at the Orangeburg County Detention Center.
Santee man guilty of 3rd degree domestic violence
Derek Garod Shaw, 34, of 126 Elephant Road, Santee, pleaded guilty to third-degree domestic violence.
Hyman sentenced him to 90 days in jail, suspended to two years of probation.
He’s also required to successfully complete a batterer’s treatment program.
Santee man sentenced to 90 days for failure to stop
Latroy Jermell Jamison, 30, of 120 Fludd Street, Santee, pleaded guilty to failure to stop for blue lights and driving under the influence.
Hyman sentenced him to 90 days in jail or paying a fine of $400 within 120 days.
Suspended sentence for 2nd degree domestic violence plea
Byron Lewis Pointer, 30, of 1011 Osceola Street Apt. 503, Myrtle Beach, pleaded guilty to second-degree domestic violence.
Hyman sentenced him to six months in prison, suspended to 112 days.
He gave Pointer credit for having already served 112 days in jail.
Eastover man guilty of breaking into vehicles
Mikell Jamon Lloyd, 21, of 177 McCords Ferry Road, Eastover, pleaded guilty to three counts of breaking into motor vehicles.
Hyman sentenced him to 18 months in prison, suspended to 484 days in jail.
He gave Lloyd credit for having already served 484 days at the OCDC.
As a result of his guilty pleas, prosecutors dismissed three additional charges of breaking into motor vehicles.
Orangeburg man to serve time on weekends
Saquon Quontez Smith, 26, of 345 Ferris Street, Orangeburg, pleaded guilty to failure to stop for blue lights.
Hyman sentenced him to jail for 45 days. Smith is allowed to serve time on weekends.
18-year-old sentenced under Youthful Offender Act
Jacobe Torre Perry, 18, of 201 Chicquita Street, Cordova, pleaded guilty to unlawful carrying of a pistol.
Hyman sentenced him under the Youthful Offender Act not to exceed one year, suspended to probation for one year.
As a result of his guilty plea, prosecutors dismissed the charge of possession with intent to distribute marijuana.