The courthouse calendar will carry guilty, not guilty, NP and stet verdicts.
NP (nolle prosequi): A formal entry upon the record by the prosecuting officer in a criminal case by which he declares that he “will no further prosecute” the case.
Stet: Stay of a decision that may not be entered over the defendant’s objection and may be reinstated within the year for trial at the request of either party. After one year’s time, it may be rescheduled only upon good cause shown.
The only district court motor vehicle cases that are published are those related to impaired driving.
Judge John E. Nunn III
July 15, 2020
Charles Melvin Hawkins III, 29, Centreville. The following charge is placed on the stet docket: theft, less than $100.
Craig Turner, 32, Chestertown. The following charges are dismissed: non-support, minor child (11 counts).
Myeshia Ambrosia Gross, 33, Chestertown. The following charges are placed on the stet docket: possession of a narcotic with intent to distribute (three counts); and possession of a controlled dangerous substance that is not marijuana (three counts).
Donald Hayes Peeples, 21, Chestertown. Second-degree assault. Plea not guilty. Verdict not guilty. Malicious destruction of property, having a value less than $1,000. Plea not guilty. Judgment of acquittal.
Heather Amanda Morris, 25, Chestertown. The following charges are placed on the stet docket: possession of a controlled dangerous substance that is not marijuana; and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Nikia Latonya Sampson, 40, Chestertown. The following charges are dismissed: disorderly conduct; and resist, interfere with arrest.
Natural resources case
Jordan Patterson Blanchfield, 30, Kennedyville. Failure to affix tag to oyster container prior to leaving the oyster bar, two containers. Plea not guilty. Verdict not guilty.