New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | December 18, 2018

Quinton man indicted on several DUI charges by New Kent grand jury

By Andre Jones | November 19, 2018 8:46 pm

A Quinton man who wrecked a vehicle while transporting people has been indicted by a New Kent grand jury Monday morning.

James Gray Priddy Jr., 29, of the 1600 block of Arrowhead Road, was indicted on three counts of DUI maiming, felony child abuse that resulted in serious injury, and misdemeanor DUI while a child was an occupant in a vehicle (first offense). Priddy allegedly drove a vehicle while intoxicated on May 20 and wrecked it, resulting in serious injuries to occupants of the vehicle.

In other indictments certified by the grand jury:

–Jacqueline Denoy Baker, 52, of the 1200 block of Nelson Street, on one count of petty larceny (pickpocketing). Baker allegedly stole lottery tickets on March 25.

–Samantha Monique Brown, 25, of the 4900 block of Goddin Circle, Richmond, on a lone charge of felony eluding of police. The offense allegedly took place on May 3.

–Richard Alvin Cothran, 61, of the 5400 block of Elm Road, on one count each of strangulation, abduction, assault and battery, and two counts of misdemeanor violating a protective order. The offenses allegedly took place on June 16.

–Kyle Robert Crews, 22, of the 1200 block of Quaker Road, on two counts of possession of a cell phone while incarcerated and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and Brian Eugene Moore, 47, currently of Henrico Jail East, on one count of possession of a cell phone. Crews allegedly possessed a firearm on Aug. 25 after being convicted of a felony. On Aug. 28, Crews allegedly smuggled a phone into jail and attempted to sell it to Moore.

–Jack Wade Haigler, 51, of the 3100 block of Piney Slope Lane, Providence Forge, on a single count of possession of a gun by a nonviolent felon. Haigler was allegedly in possession of the firearm on June 16.

–Irvin W. Holsapple III, 58, of the 8000 block Dunwoody Road, Mechanicsville, on a single count of possession of a controlled substance. Holsapple was allegedly in possession of methamphetamine on Apr. 19.

–Andre Tee Hunt, 42, of the 8200 block of Rumley’s Lane, Providence Forge, on a single count of driving as a habitual offender. Hunt allegedly operated a vehicle on Sept. 14.

–Travis Benjamin Littlejohn, 33, of the 4800 block of 8th Northeast, Washington D.C., on one count of child abuse. The alleged offense took place on Aug. 28.

–Adrianna Breshae McDuffie, 25, of the 13000 block of Twins Lane, Charles City, on a lone count of embezzlement. McDuffie allegedly stole money while an employee of T.C. Bishop of Southpark Inc. on May 27.

–Kenrick Vincent Paul, 39, of the 4200 block of Hyde Park Drive, Chester, on one count each of strangulation and pickpocketing. The defendant allegedly strangled a victim and stole a ring on July 26.

–Johnny Lynn Sprouse, 60, of the 300 block of Farmers Dell Lane, Deltaville, on one count each of DUI after being convicted on a similar felony, driving suspended after a felony conviction, and driving as a habitual offender. The alleged offenses took place on Sept. 15.

–Ryan James Sullivan, 27, of the 6500 block of Spruce Road, Quinton, on a single charge of possession of a controlled substance. Sullivan allegedly possessed Fentanyl upon his arrest on Mar. 31.

–Tonya Lee Turner, 48, of the 200 block of New Bridge Circle, Richmond on two counts of possession of a controlled substance (methadone, oxycodone) and one misdemeanor count of driving revoked (third or subsequent offense).

Turner entered into a plea agreement during a Monday afternoon trial, pleading guilty to the possession of methadone and misdemeanor driving revoked. In a summary of evidence provided by Commonwealth’s Attorney Linwood Gregory, on Apr. 13, a vehicle was traveling on Interstate 64 in New Kent at a slow speed and impeding traffic. A Virginia State trooper pulled over the vehicle and identified Turner as the driver. After detecting the scent of marijuana, the officer searched the vehicle and discovered a pill bottle containing the illegal substances. Turner was subsequently arrested, and a background check revealed that she did not have a valid operator’s license.

Under the plea deal, Turner received a five-year sentence with four years, nine months suspended (three months to serve) on the possession of methadone charge. She received a 90-day sentence with all but 10 days suspended on the misdemeanor driving suspended conviction.

–Heather Nicole Williams, 30, of the 6300 block of Sky Crest Lane, Rockhill, South Carolina, on four counts of possession of a controlled substance. Williams allegedly possessed heroin, cocaine, and alprazolam on Apr. 21.