Dustin G. Dunklee, Morgan County Prosecuting Attorney, announces that in Morgan County Circuit Court action in October 2017, 12 offenders were sentenced to terms of imprisonment in the Department of Corrections. The twelve are:

Dustin G. Dunklee, Morgan County Prosecuting Attorney, announces that in Morgan County Circuit Court action in October 2017, 12 offenders were sentenced to terms of imprisonment in the Department of Corrections. The twelve are:

1. Jeremiah Erskine – Received a Suspended Imposition of Sentence (SIS) on the Class D Felony of Possession of a Controlled Substance and the Class D Felony of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. As a condition of Mr. Erskine’s probation he was sentenced under RSMo 217.785 and directed to attend Phase 2 of the Post-Conviction Drug Treatment Program (i.e., 120 days of rehabilitation in the Department of Corrections).

2. Nick A. Lombardi – Sentenced to 7 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections (DOC) for the Class D Felony of Endangering the Welfare of a Child under RSMo 559.115 with preference for the 120 day Institutional Treatment. Mr. Lombardi also received a suspended imposition of sentence for two additional counts of the Class D Felony of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

3. Daniel P. Walters – Sentenced to 7 years in DOC for the Class C Felony of Burglary 2nd Degree.

4. Mason R. Cary – Sentenced to 10 years in DOC for the Class B Felony of Burglary 1st Degree under RSMo 559.115 with preference for the 120 day Institutional Treatment.

5. Jessica L. Benson - Sentenced to 7 years in DOC for the Class C Felony of Possession of a Controlled Substance under RSMo 559.115 with preference for the 120 day Institutional Treatment.

6. Timothy S. Rhoads – Sentenced to 7 years in DOC for the Class C Felony of Possession of a Controlled Substance and 7 years in DOC for the Class D Felony of Forgery; both cases ran concurrent to each case under 559.115 with preference for the 120 day Institutional Treatment.

7. Danielle A. Conversano - Sentenced to 7 years in DOC for the Class C Felony of Possession of a Controlled Substance under RSMo 559.115 with preference for the 120 day Institutional Treatment.

8. A’lex W. Russell – Sentenced to 5 years in DOC for the Class D Felony of Possession of a Controlled Substance as a prior and persistent felony offender.

9. C.R. Chance Lueker – Sentenced to 7 years in DOC for the Class C Felony of Possession of a Controlled Substance and 7 years in DOC the Class D Felony of Stealing a Motor Vehicle under RSMo 559.115 with preference for the 120 day Institutional Treatment.

10. Cody J. Mitchell – Sentenced to 7 years in DOC for the Class C Felony of Delivery of a Controlled Substance, 4 years in DOC for the Class E Felony of Unlawful use of a Weapon, 7 years in DOC on three separate counts of the Class D Felony of Endangering the Welfare of a Child and 4 years in DOC for the Class E Felony of Resisting Arrest. All counts were ran concurrent to each other.

11. Robert L. Eldridge – Sentenced to 10 years in DOC for the Class D Felony of Assault 2nd Degree and 5 years in DOC for the Class E Felony of Unlawful use of a Weapon under RSMo 559.115 with preference for the 120 day Institutional Treatment. Both counts were run consecutively for a total of 15 years.

12. Derrick S. Gritton – Sentenced to 5 years in DOC for the Class C Felony of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm under RSMo 559.115 with preference for the 120 day Institutional Treatment.

These cases were prosecuted by Prosecuting Attorney Dustin G. Dunklee and Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Douglas Kinde and Derik Kinde, through the efforts of Mr. Dunklee’s staff members and the professional investigations of all law enforcement agencies involved.