By Linda Cicoira
Several felony cases were heard last week in Accomack Circuit Court.
Yun Kim, also known as Joshua, 20, of Vanalden Avenue in Northridge, Calif., pleaded guilty to carnal knowledge without force of a 13-year-old. The offense occurred in Accomack between April 4 and May 31, 2017. A presentence report was ordered. The case was continued until January. Kim is being held in Accomack Jail.
Devan Hinman, 29, who was listed as homeless with a former address on Saxis Road in Temperanceville, was sentenced to 10 years in prison with all but a year and 10 months suspended for possession of heroin with the intent to distribute. He was also given a 30-day suspended sentenced for possession of marijuana, a 60-day suspended sentence for possession of cocaine, and a three-year suspended sentence for possession with intent to distribute cocaine.
Mark Warren Holcomb, 57, of Ridge Road on Chincoteague, was given three years in prison for assault and battery of a police officer with all but six months suspended. He was ordered to be on good behavior for five years.
Christine Huffman, 22, of Stone House Road in Onley, was sentenced to 12 months in jail with all but time served suspended for uttering in September 2017. Unsupervised probation was ordered. Huffman will be on good behavior for 10 years.
Thomas Phillips Collins, 47, of Hemlock Lane in Horntown, pleaded guilty to making a threat to Judith Meseke to burn a structure on March 27. He was also charged with making threats to two others but those charges will not be prosecuted in accordance with a plea bargain. The case was continued pending completion of a presentencing report. Records stated Collins could be fined up to $2,500 and sentenced to up to 10 years in prison.
By Linda Cicoira