The Pryor Times

September 29, 2013

Drug charges after larceny conviction

Staff Writer
Cydney Baron

PRYOR, OK — Jeremy Sappington, Pryor, was one of several individuals to appear via video conference on the Mayes County District Court initial appearance docket Thursday. Sappington, 37,  is charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, after former felony conviction and possession of paraphernalia.

Court records allege that on Sept. 25 Sappington was charged with possession of methamphetamine, a controlled dangerous substance. He also had in his possession syringes and small plastic bags, according to court records.

Judge Rebeca Gore told Sappington that count one, the felony count, can carry no less than six years and no more than a life sentence and count two, the misdemeanor, can carry up to one year in the county jail. The court entered a plea of not guilty on the misdemeanor on the defendant’s behalf. Sappington’s case was set on the next preliminary hearing sounding docket Nov. 14 and he was ordered to appear in court with an attorney on that date. Bond was set in the amount of $5,000 and he was remanded to the custody of the Mayes County Jail.

Sappington has a prior record in Mayes County that includes four counts of attempted larceny of an automobile for which he was sentenced to seven years in the Department of Corrections, to run concurrently. He was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and domestic abuse for which he was ordered to serve one year in the county jail.

In 2011, Sappington was charged with a misdemeanor count of trespassing. In Oklahoma County Sappington has two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon and one count each of  larceny of an automobile and attempted larceny of an automobile.