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ILLUSTRATION: Scales of Justice

Crystal Lynn Poehmel, 34, of 1902 Gramling Road, Orangeburg, pleaded guilty last month to third-offense shoplifting.

Circuit Judge Thomas Russo sentenced her to three years in prison. After she serves 28 days, the remainder of her sentence will be suspended to two years of probation.

He also ordered Poehmel to complete substance abuse counseling and undergo random drug/alcohol testing.

As part of her probation term, she is required to complete inpatient substance abuse counseling.

In other pleas:

• Wesley Gavin, 65, of 517 Forked Lane, Cross, pleaded guilty to fourth-offense driving under the influence.

Russo sentenced him to one year in prison. He was given credit for having already served 91 days at the Orangeburg County Detention Center.

As part of Gavin’s plea agreement, prosecutors dismissed the charge of second-offense driving under suspension.

• Jeramie McMichael, 39, of 1519 Mahan St., Orangeburg, pleaded guilty to first-offense possession of marijuana.

Russo sentenced him to one day in jail.

As part of his conditional discharge, Russo ordered McMichael to be under court supervision for a term not to exceed 12 months, remain on good behavior and drug-free during such term and undergo random drug testing.

• Timothy Middleton, 51, of 233 Noonie Curve Road, Santee, pleaded guilty to second-degree domestic violence.

Russo sentenced him to three years in prison. Upon the service of 73 days, the remaining balance of the sentence will be suspended to two years of probation.

Middleton was given credit for having already served 73 days in jail.

Russo also ordered Middleton to successfully complete a batterer’s treatment program and undergo random drug/alcohol testing.

Middleton is also prohibited from possessing any ammunition or firearms for the next three years.

• Quincy James Smith III, 31, of 543 Gibson St., Orangeburg, pleaded guilty to resisting arrest.

Russo sentenced him to 196 days in prison. Smith was given credit for having already served 196 days in jail.

• Jabaar Glover, 33, of 91 Lilly St., Denmark, pleaded guilty to possession of a handgun with an obliterated serial number, unlawful carrying of a handgun and possession of a handgun by a person convicted of a violent crime.

Russo sentenced him to one year in prison. After he serves 90 days, the sentence will be reduced to one year of probation.

He also ordered Glover to undergo random drug/alcohol testing.

Russo is allowing Glover to serve his jail time on consecutive weekends.

• Ashley Nicole Armstrong, 27, of 108 Hatchery Hill Road, Cordova, pleaded guilty to use of vehicle without permission for temporary purpose only, unconnected to other crime.

Russo sentenced her to 39 days in jail and gave her credit for having already served 39 days there.

A grand jury indicted her on the charge of grand larceny for allegedly taking a person’s 2009 Ford Taurus on June 21, 2019.

• Santana Evans, 33, of 2242 Bass Dr., Santee, pleaded guilty to second-degree domestic violence.

Russo sentenced her to two years in prison. After she serves three days, the remainder of her sentence will be suspended to 18 months of probation.

Her probation term may end after she successfully completes a batterer’s treatment program.

Evans is not allowed to possess any firearm or ammunition for the next three years.

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