Dis­trict Court Judge John E. Nunn III Aug. 22, 2018

Kent County News - - OPINION -

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.

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