Clay County sentences handed down - one for a Middlesboro man
From The Manchester Enterprise
Several sentences were recently handed down in Clay County one of which involved a Middlesboro man.
25 year old Nathan James Robbins, of Middlesboro was sentenced to two years to run consecutive with a Bell County sentence for escape - 2nd degree. His charges of fleeing and evading police (on foot) 2nd degree, and persistent felony offender 1st degree, were dismissed.
According to his indictment he escaped from the custody of the Clay County Detention Center while on work release, then fled on foot and failed to stop and surrender when given directions to do so by law enforcement on July 5, 2018.
36 year old Douglas A. Gibson, age 36, of Roy Cox Road in Manchester was sentenced to three years on two counts of possession or viewing of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor after a guilty plea during February rule day in Clay Circuit Court before Judge Oscar Gayle House.
Seventeen other counts and six counts of distribution of matter portraying sexual performance by minor were dismissed.
According to his indictment he had in his possession matter portraying depicting an actual sexual performance by a minor with knowledge of its content and character between February 5 and March 14 (2017).
33 year old Jason Smith, of Manchester was sentenced to three years on two counts to run concurrent for a total of six years on charges of burglary 3rd degree, and theft by unlawful taking over $500.00 (under $10,000.00) (auto).
According to his indictment Smith entered a building owned by Ricky Riley and took a Yamaha Rhino belonging to Wendell Myers having a value of more than $500.00.
53 year old Lyndon John Jackson, of Manchester was sentenced to two years (conditionally discharged) (three years probation) after entering a guilty plea for criminal possession of a forged instrument - 2nd degree. A charged of forgery (first degree) was dismissed.
According to the indictment he possessed a forged payroll check from Walmart in the amount of $1997.15 on April 5 (2017).