21 people have been sentenced to the Missouri Department of Corrections from Pulaski County.

According to Prosecuting Attorney Kevin Hillman, they include Bernard Bailey of Dixon who plead guilty to domestic assault, Tozh Smith of Crocker, who plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter, Michael Burkhart of Crocker, who plead guilty to child molestation, Joshua Hart of Crocker, who plead guilty for possession of a controlled substance, Sven Stacey of Richland, who plead guilty to delivering a controlled substance, Mark Karr of Richland, who plead guilty to assaulting a police officer and Lucas Warner of Vienna, who plead guilty to tampering with evidence.

Chrystal Salesman of Linton, Indiana is also being sent to the state correctional facility, after pleading guilty to delivering a controlled substance.

A full list of all being sent to the State Correctional Facility can be seen in the Press Release below:

 

PRESS RELEASE
11-12-20
21 Offenders Sentenced to the Department of Corrections
Kevin Hillman, Pulaski County Prosecuting Attorney announces that the following defendants were sentenced to terms of imprisonment in the Missouri Department of Corrections in Circuit Court action over the last two months.
Those offenders were:
1. Zachary Mitchell of Waynesville. The defendant pled guilty to Child Molestation in the Third Degree. Judge Beger sentenced the defendant to 10 years in the Department of Corrections. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department investigated this case.
2. Bernard Bailey of Dixon. The defendant pled guilty to Domestic Assault in the Second Degree and Assault of a Law Enforcement Officer in the Second Degree. Judge Beger sentenced the defendant to 7 years on the first count and 15 years on the second count in the Department of Corrections. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department investigated this case.
3. Mark Karr of Richland. The defendant pled guilty to Assault of a Law Enforcement officer in the Second Degree. Judge Beger sentenced the defendant to 10 years in the Department of Corrections. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department investigated this case.
4. Tozh Smith of Crocker. The defendant pled guilty Involuntary Manslaughter in the First Degree and Driving While Intoxicated Causing Serious Injury. Judge Beger sentenced the defendant to 10 years on the first count and seven years on the second count in the Department of Corrections. The Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated this case.
5. Sven Stacey of Richland. The defendant pled guilty to Assault in the First Degree. Judge Beger sentenced the defendant to 10 years in the Department of Corrections. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department investigated this case.
6. Golden Garner of St. Robert. The defendant pled guilty to Delivery of a Controlled Substance. Judge Hickle sentenced the defendant to 10 years in the Department of Corrections. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department investigated this case.
7. Skiyy Johnson-Hills of St. Robert. The defendant was on probation for Possession of a Controlled Substance. After failing to adhere to the terms and conditions of her probation, the Prosecutor’s Office filed a motion to revoke her probation. Judge Hickle granted the motion and sentenced the defendant to 5 years in the Department of Corrections. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department investigated this case.
8. Chrystal Salesman of Linton, Indiana. The defendant pled guilty to Delivery of a Controlled Substance. Judge Hickle sentenced the defendant to 10 years in the Department of Corrections. The Waynesville Police Department investigated this case.
9. David Lee of St. Robert. The defendant was on probation for a previous charge of Tampering in the First Degree. After failing to adhere to the terms and conditions of his probation, the Prosecutor’s Office filed a motion to revoke his probation. Judge Beger granted the motion and sentenced the defendant to 3 years in the Department of Corrections. The Dixon Police Department investigated this case.
10. Ashley Burris of Waynesville. The defendant was on probation for a previous charge of Delivery of a Controlled Substance. After failing to adhere to the terms and conditions of her probation, the Prosecutor’s Office filed a motion to revoke her probation. Judge Beger granted the motion and sentenced the defendant to 7 years in the Department of Corrections. The Waynesville Police Department investigated this case.
11. Jessica Reid of St. Robert. The defendant was on probation for a previous charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance and Felony Non-Support of a Child. After failing to adhere to the terms and conditions of her probation, the Prosecutor’s Office filed a motion to revoke her probation. Judge Hickle granted the motion and sentenced the defendant to 4 years in the Department of Corrections on each count. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department and Child Support Enforcement Agency investigated these cases.
12. Allen Griffin of St. Robert. The defendant was on probation for a previous charge of Felony Non-Support of a Child. After failing to adhere to the terms and conditions of his probation, the Prosecutor’s Office filed a motion to revoke his probation. Judge Wiggins granted the motion and sentenced the defendant to 3 years in the Department of Corrections. The Child Support Enforcement Agency investigated this case.
13. Ryan Hall of Crocker. The defendant was on probation for a previous charge of Property Damage in the First Degree. After failing to adhere to the terms and conditions of his probation, the Prosecutor’s Office filed a motion to revoke his probation. Judge Beger granted the motion and sentenced the defendant to 3 years in the Department of Corrections. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department investigated this case.
14. Brandon Tate of Richland. The defendant was on probation for a previous charge of Stalking in the First Degree. After failing to adhere to the terms and conditions of his probation, the Prosecutor’s Office filed a motion to revoke his probation. Judge Beger granted the motion and sentenced the defendant to 4 years in the Department of Corrections. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department investigated this case.
15. Joshua Hart of Crocker. The defendant was on probation for a previous charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance. After failing to adhere to the terms and conditions of his probation, the Prosecutor’s Office filed a motion to revoke his probation. Judge Beger granted the motion and sentenced the defendant to 5 years in the Department of Corrections. The Crocker Police Department investigated this case.
16. Michael Burkhart of Crocker. The defendant was on probation for a previous charge of Child Molestation in the Third Degree. After failing to adhere to the terms and conditions of his probation, the Prosecutor’s Office filed a motion to revoke his probation. Judge Beger granted the motion and sentenced the defendant to 7 years in the Department of Corrections. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department investigated this case.
17. John Lively of Crocker. The defendant pled guilty to Resisting Arrest. Judge Beger sentenced the defendant to 3 years in the Department of Corrections. The defendant was also on probation for previous charges of Tampering in the First Degree and Sealing. As a result of this new misconduct, the Prosecutor’s Office filed a motion to revoke the defendant’s probation. Judge Beger granted the motion and sentenced the defendant to 7 years in the Department of Corrections. The Crocker Police Department and the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department investigated cases.
18. Taylor Nagele of Richland. The defendant was on probation for a previous charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance. After failing to adhere to the terms and conditions of her probation, the Prosecutor’s Office filed a motion to revoke her probation. Judge Beger granted the motion and sentenced the defendant to 2 years in the Department of Corrections. The St. Robert Police Department investigated this case.
19. Latisha Cocroft of Waynesville. The defendant pled guilty to Possession of a Controlled Substance. Judge Beger sentenced the defendant to 7 years in the Department of Corrections. The Waynesville Police Department investigated this case.
20. Roy Murphy of St. Robert. The defendant pled guilty to Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. Judge Beger sentenced the defendant to 2 years in the Department of Corrections. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department investigated this case.
21. Lucas Warner of Vienna. The defendant pled guilty to Tampering in the First Degree. Judge Hickle sentenced the defendant to 4 years in the Department of Corrections. The St. Robert Police Department investigated this case.
“Even with the continuing slowdown of the court system with COVID-19, we continue to hold offenders accountable for their criminal actions,” said Prosecuting Attorney Kevin Hillman. “I appreciate the efforts of all of our law enforcement professionals in Pulaski County who worked to put these offenders in prison where they belong.”
These cases were prosecuted by Prosecuting Attorney Kevin Hillman and Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys, Donna Holden, Sidney Pearson, Sherrie Hamner, and Henry Surkamp.