General Sessions Court Sentencing

A man was sentenced in Laurens County General Sessions Criminal Court yesterday in connection with an alleged drug offense on July 7th of 2011. 34-year-old Corey Shamaray Carter of 395 Curry Lake Road, Gray Court pled to Distribution of Marijuana. He was sentenced yesterday to serve two years in the State Department of Corrections, following a plea to Distribution of Marijuana. Mr. Carter was placed in the Johnson Detention Center, pending transfer to the South Carolina Department of Corrections.

 Among other cases recently handled in court, 60-year-old Johnny Lee Cheeks of 310 River Hill road, Enoree pled to 2nd Offense Possession of less than one gram of ice or crack and was sentenced on January 18th to six months. A suspended sentence was revoked January 14th on a Habitual Traffic Offender case and 44-year-old James Ray “Jimmy” Buchanan Jr. of 210 Prospect Street, Piedmont has been sentenced to serve one year in the State Department of Corrections.