Streeter sentenced for murder
A Pike County man has been sentenced to life without parole after he was convicted of murder late last year.
Michael Streeter was charged in the Pike County Circuit Court Dec. 10 with the murder of Brundidge man Joey Spikner.
On Tuesday, Circuit Court Judge Robert Barr sentenced Streeter to life without parole, after Streeter killed Spikner when he fired multiple shots into a crowd gathered outside of Brown’s Lounge on May 27, 2007.
Pike County Assistant District Attorney Tom Anderson said he is pleased with Barr’s sentence.
“He was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole, and that’s exactly the sentence we think he deserved,” Anderson said. “He is the most dangerous person, and our office and Judge Barr sent a strong message today.”
Streeter wasn’t the only one who received strong sentences Tuesday in court.
Rozado Blackmon, charged in December with robbery first degree, also was sentenced to life without parole.
Blackmon was convicted of robbery after he stole from the old BP station in Troy, but he went into the December trial with 11 prior felony convictions.
Marque Baines received a 78-year sentence for robbing the Krystal fast food restaurant.
Also from December pleas, Earl McNeil was sentenced to a total of 105 years in prison after he raped, robbed and burglarized a Troy University student at her Trojan Arms apartment in 2007.
Lawain Carter also received a life sentence for trafficking cocaine.
Circuit Judge Jeff Kelley also heard pleas and sentenced some cases in court Monday.
Christopher Lee Stanton, who was indicted by a Pike County Grand Jury on charges of sodomy first and second degree for allegedly committing these acts with a minor, was on the court docket.
His case has been continued, since it is still under investigation, according to Assistant DA Larry Jarrell.
Steve Dubose, who has been charged with capital murder, was also on the docket, and his case will have a separate date set by the judge.
Both Barr and Kelley sentenced several other individuals Monday and Tuesday, according to Anderson and Jarrell.
Below is a summary of what happened in court Monday and Tuesday:
Whether they were convicted by a jury trial or pleaded guilty to charges, a number of individuals have been sentenced on the following charges:
Shaunita Larkin, suspended sentence for possession of cocaine and drug paraphernalia Willie McClain, sentenced 100 months on each charge for shooting into an unoccupied dwelling and unlawful possession of cocaine
Mason Dixon, probation for distribution of controlled substance
Joseph Lightfoot, sentenced for possession of cocaine and distribution
George Whitley, 115 month sentence for receiving stolen property
Theodore Chandler, sentenced two years for two counts of DUI
Tenilio Hill, probation sentence for burglary third degree and theft of property third degree
Bruce Lee Griffin, sentenced 360 months in the Department of Corrections for four counts of breaking and entering motor vehicles
Roland Lacy, probation sentence for menacing
Kimberly Simmons, probation sentence for two counts of forgery second degree
Daniel Parker, sentenced 20 years for manufacturing meth first degree
Kendall Thomas, sentenced 18 months in the Department of Corrections for theft of property first degree
Kendall Batie, sentenced 40 months for two counts of theft of property
Robert Shattuck, probation sentence for burglary third degree and theft of property second degree
Bruce Stewart, sentenced 80 months in the Department of Corrections for receiving stolen property second degree
Marlon Pendarvis, sentenced 240 months and five years for three counts of burglary third degree and person forbidden to posses firearm
William Wambles, probation sentence for distribution
Christopher Boyd, sentenced 80 months for unlawful possession of marijuana
Kevin McLeod, sentenced 10 years for trafficking
Carmon Knight, sentenced two years in the Department of Corrections for possession of cocaine
Cedric Boyd, sentenced 18 months in the Department of Corrections for theft of property first degree
Anthony Barr, sentenced 20 years with some probation time for unlawful manufacturing of a controlled substance and trafficking meth
Jessica Brooks, deferred sentence on charges of chemical endangerment of a child, unlawful manufacturing of a controlled substance and trafficking meth
Terrance Evans, probation sentence for possession of cocaine
Daryl Salmon, probation sentence for seven cases of possession of forged instrument second degree
Cassandra Smith, probation sentence for possession of a controlled substance and chemical endangerment of a child
Meranda Williams, probation sentence for possession of cocaine
Derrick Pettaway, probation sentence for theft by deceit first degree
Several others pleaded not guilty and their trials are set to be heard the week of Feb. 9. (Note, none of them have been convicted of the charges below)
They are the following:
Dontavia Barrow will face trial for charges of trafficking cocaine.
Jablonski Edwards will face trial on charges of burglary third degree.
Brandon Lee Gibson will face trial on charges of possession of controlled substance and attempting to possess a controlled substance.
Johnathan Henley will go to trial on charges of burglary third degree.
Tarvarus King will face trial for possession of marijuana first degree.
Susan Kreis will face trial for three charges of forgery second degree.
Kerry Lee will face charges of sexual abuse first degree.
Derek Marler will face charges of possession of controlled substance and possession of marijuana first degree.
David McClure will face trial on charges of two counts of forgery first degree.
Clarence Potts will face trial on charges of two counts of unlawful distribution and furnishing, attempting to distribute.
John Price will face trial for possession of a burglar’s tool.
Matthew Salmons will face trial for unauthorized use a vehicle and chemical trespassing second degree.
Jimmy Smiley will face trial for breaking and entering a motor vehicle.
Todario Townsend will face trial for two counts of unlawful distribution and furnishing.
D’Norrio Wilson will face trial for charges of possession of marijuana first degree and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Harold Campbell will face trial for possession of controlled substance.
Matthew Motes will face trial for charges of theft of property theft degree.
The following cases were continued:
Allen Collins, charged with possession of cocaine
Eddie Mack Kelly, charged with discharging a gun into an occupied dwelling and assault first degree
Earl Sneed, charged with possession of marijuana first degree and possession of cocaine
Jerald Summerville, charged with unlawful distribution of a controlled substance