The following people are appearing or were scheduled to appear in Mansfield District Court, Presiding Judge Tiffany Cummings.
Robert AllenJones, 45, of Mansfield, has been charged with theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and damage to personal property. On May 24, an officer was called to Butter’s Car Wash by state police in reference to a stolen vehicle report. The victim and witnesses said Jones stole a 2001 Ford Explorer from the Microtel parking lot. A witness said Jones told him he had permission to use the vehicle. what the witness verified. Jones was not allowed to use the vehicle. A damaged interior light was discovered. A preliminary hearing was held on June 8.
Russell D. Bowen, 65, of Covington, was charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance, six counts of use/possession of drug paraphernalia, driving a vehicle whose inspection has expired, driving with an expired registration, misuse of a license plate, driving a vehicle without liability money, driving a vehicle without a title and driving a vehicle without a registration document. On March 14, an officer was dispatched to a car accident on S. Main St. Upon investigation, several indicators of criminal activity were observed. A search revealed drug paraphernalia. On March 16, a search warrant resulted in the discovery of heroin, methamphetamine, amphetamine and dextroamphetamine pills and paraphernalia. A preliminary hearing will take place on June 15.
Danielle M. Thomas, 30, of Lawrenceville, was charged with DUI/reckless driving, DUI/BAC .16 or higher, reckless driving, reckless driving, and disobeying the lane of traffic. On April 10, an officer responded to a vehicle accident on Lambs Creek Rd. A Chrysler PT Cruiser appears to have struck the embankment on the west side of the roadway. Thomas said she did not know where she was and was suspected of being intoxicated. A field test, blood test and breath test indicated the presence of alcohol. A preliminary hearing will take place on June 15.
Craig Kenneth Walburn, 35, of Columbia Cross Roads, was charged with two counts of possession of marijuana for personal use, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and driving a vehicle after license suspension. On May 15, an officer observed a silver Hyundai operating with suspended registration. During a traffic stop, the officer suspected marijuana use. Walburn admitted he smoked marijuana and gave the officer a pipe. Walburn consented to a search of the vehicle, after which the officer found suspected marijuana. A preliminary hearing will take place on June 15.
Daniel Joseph Fuller, 21, of Mansfield, has been charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. On May 12, an officer received a report of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle by the victim, who said he was taken from a residence in Mansfield. Fuller had had the vehicle for over a week and refused to return it. The vehicle was found at the address given by Fuller. Fuller said the victim didn’t have a license. Fuller was ordered not to use the vehicle again, and he turned over the keys to the police. A preliminary hearing will take place on June 29.