The following cases were heard Jan. 15 and Jan. 19 in the Pettis County Circuit Court.
Eric Monsees, 38, of Sedalia, was sentenced Jan. 15 on two counts of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and one count of second degree burglary to five years in the Missouri Department of Corrections on each count after a hearing wherein the defendant’s probation was ordered revoked.
Jeremiah Jones, 35, of Sedalia, pleaded guilty Jan. 15 to the felony offenses of escape from custody and resisting arrest and was sentenced to four years in the Department of Corrections on each. These charges stem from the events occurring Dec. 18, 2015, when the defendant fled the Pettis County Courthouse after deputies had taken him into custody.
Brett Marler-Norton, 23, of Sedalia, was sentenced Jan. 15 to three years in the Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to forgery and stealing.
Nicole Porter, 21, of Sedalia, pleaded guilty to the felony offense of statutory rape and was sentenced to five years in the Missouri Department of Corrections.
Mark Paxton, 50, of Sedalia, pleaded guilty Jan. 19 to the felony of second degree assault. He was sentenced to seven years in the Department of Corrections. The defendant will be sent to the Department of Corrections for the term of 120 days with the opportunity for release if there are no institutional problems during that time.
Randall Dawson, 42, of Marshall, pleaded guilty Jan. 19 to the felony offenses of first degree statutory rape involving a child less than 14 and two counts of first degree child molestation. The defendant was sentenced to 15 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections on each count..