Special to Iredell Free News
District Attorney Sarah Kirkman’s office reported the following dispositions of felony cases in Iredell County Superior Court:
♦ Brently Byers pleaded guilty to Statutory Rape of a Child by an Adult, Statutory Sex Offense and Intentional Child Abuse Inflicting Serious Bodily Injury on June 25. The defendant was sentenced to 300 to 420 months in prison, plus 240 to 348 months in prison at the expiration of the prior sentence. Assistant District Attorney Crystal Beale prosecuted the case.
♦ Tevin Moore pleaded guilty to Trafficking in Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Sell or Deliver Marijuana and Habitual Felon on June 21. The defendant was charged after a concerned citizen called 911 regarding a possible Driving While Impaired. Mooresville police responded and found the defendant to be driving the car and in possession of approximately five pounds of marijuana and 29 grams of cocaine. The Defendant was sentenced to 72 to 99 months in prison, plus a $50,000 fine as a condition of post-release supervision. Assistant District Attorney Mikko Red Arrow prosecuted the case.
♦ Alexis Barber pleaded guilty to Possession of Cocaine on June 21. Statesville police officers found the cocaine in the house where she was living. She was sentenced to 18 months probation and was required to remain enrolled in outpatient drug treatment. Barber had successfully completed an inpatient drug treatment program before she was sentenced. Assistant District Attorney Reagan Hill prosecuted the case.
♦ Timothy Braddock pleaded guilty to five counts of Sexual Activity by a Substitute Parent on June 21. The defendant was the foster parent of the victim. He was sentenced to 30 months supervised probation. Assistant District Attorney Crystal Beale prosecuted the case.
♦ Robert Lawrence Stewart pleaded guilty to Obtaining Property by False Pretenses, Felony Breaking and/or Entering and Sale of Heroin on June 23. The defendant was charged with Obtaining Property by False Pretenses for taking items off the shelf at Walmart and presenting them to Customer Service in exchange for gift cards. The Breaking and/or Entering occurred when he and another defendant went into the garage of a woman they knew, took her grandson’s four-wheeler and loaded it onto a truck. As they were about to leave the area, a neighbor stopped them and made them take the four-wheeler back. The sale of heroin was to an undercover officer with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office. The defendant was sentenced to 20 to 33 months in prison. Assistant District Attorney Mikko Red Arrow prosecuted the case.
♦ Christian Bock pleaded guilty to Obtaining Property by False Pretenses on June 24. The defendant was charged after taking power tools from the house of his ex-wife and pawning them. The defendant has been successfully participating in rehabilitation. He was sentenced to 8 to 19 months probation. Assistant District Attorney Mikko Red Arrow prosecuted the case.
♦ Jerry Sigmon pleaded guilty to multiple counts of Breaking and/or Entering a Motor Vehicle on June 25. Sigmon had broken into multiple vehicles at Manheim Auto Auction. The defendant was seen on video and had been a suspect in similar offenses at an Auto Auction in Greensboro. When interviewed by Detective John Adams with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office, Sigmon confessed to breaking into the cars and said that he had been taking key fobs to sell on eBay. He was sentenced to 30 months supervised probation with a split active sentence of 60 days. He was ordered to pay restitution to the Auto Auction. Assistant District Attorney Reagan Hill prosecuted the case.