District Court Judge John E. Nunn III Aug. 22, 2018
The courthouse calendar will carry guilty, not guilty, NP and stet verdicts.
NP (nolle prosequi): A formal entry upon the record by the prosecuting officer in a criminal case by which he declares that he “will no further prosecute” the case.
Stet: Stay of a decision that may not be entered over the defendant’s objection and may be reinstated within the year for trial at the request of either party. After one year’s time, it may be rescheduled only upon good cause shown.
The only district court motor vehicle cases that are published here are those related to impaired driving. Motor vehicle cases Hannah Emerson McHenry, 26, Chestertown. Driving, attempt to drive while impaired by drugs or drugs and alcohol while transporting a minor. Plea not guilty. Verdict guilty. The guilty verdict is stricken and the court offers probation before judgment. The defendant is sentenced to six months in jail, with five months and 26 days suspended. Upon release, she will be placed on supervised probation for 18 months. Driving while under the influence of alcohol. Plea not guilty. Judgment of acquittal. Driving, attempting to drive while so far impaired by drugs, drugs and alcohol that the driver cannot drive safely. Plea not guilty. Judgment of acquittal.
Regina Lasanne Jeff, 54, Millington. Driving while impaired by alcohol. Plea guilty. Verdict guilty. The defendant is sentenced to jail for 60 days, with 40 days suspended. Upon release, she will be placed on supervised probation for 18 months. Failure to stop at stop sign. Plea guilty. Verdict guilty. Driver fail to stop at flashing red traffic signal stop line. Plea guilty. Verdict guilty. The following charges are dismissed: driv- ing while under the influence of alcohol; failure of individual driving on highway to display license to uniformed police on demand; driving, attempting to drive without required license and authorization; driving on suspended license and privilege; and driving under a license suspension.