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By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on January 21, 2007 2:00 AM

Man gets

probation in

traffic death

A Seven Springs man was sentenced to probation for the fatal death of a Mount Olive who died after a head-on collision in February.

Angelico Reyes Cruz, 31, of Billy Price Road, Seven Springs, was convicted of felony death by motor vehicle. A second charge of involuntary manslaughter was dismissed as part of a plea agreement.

Wayne County Superior Court Judge Paul Gessner sentenced Reyes Cruz to 12 to 15 months in prison, but the sentence was suspended. Reyes Cruz also was ordered to serve 24 months probation and pay $1,730.50 fine and court costs.

The charge stems from an accident that killed 19-year-old Victor Cerritos of Old Smith Chapel Road, Mount Olive. Cerritos died from injuries he received in a two-vehicle collision on N.C. 55 Feb. 21. Reyes Cruz, who was reportedly under the influence of alcohol, was ruled at-fault.

Wayne County

Superior Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County Superior Court:

*Jonathan Lee Wiggs, 25, Evans Road, Princeton Road, possession of methamphetamine, five to six months suspended, 18 months probation, $795.50 fine and court costs.

*Harwell Maurice Outlaw, 28, Emmaus Church Road, Seven Springs, fleeing to elude arrest by motor vehicle, five to six months to serve, 18 months probation, $855.50 fine and court costs.

*Pamela Jones Shoemaker, 42, North William Street, breaking and entering, nine to 11 months to serve.

*Maria Antionette Stokes, 40, Courtyard Circle, possession of cocaine, six to eight months to serve, 24 months probation, $815.50 fine and court costs, $40 restitution.

*Precious Dawn McNeil, 34, Garner Street, Wilson, larceny, nine to 11 months to serve.

*James Carnell Howard, 24, Quail Drive, larceny from the person, eight to 10 months to serve, 24 months probation, $645.50 fine and court costs, $2,021.27 restitution.

*Cornelius Clanton, 48, Sandra Lane, Dudley, embezzlement, dismissed; larceny by an employee, five to six months suspended, 24 months probation, $525.50 costs, $1,360 restitution.

*Patsy Ann Parks, 30, North Running Deer Circle, embezzlement, five to six months suspended, 36 months probation, $350.50 fine and court costs, $1,557.56 restitution.

*Brandie Williams, 24, Joe Morris Road, Kenly, resist, obstruct and delay an officer, 45 days suspended, 12 months probation, $337.50 fine and court costs.

*Corey Maurice Coley, 35, homeless, possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting an officer, dismissed; possession of cocaine, habitual felon, 60 to 81 months to serve, $300 costs, $1,525 restitution.

Wayne County

District Court

These cases have been heard in Wayne County District Court:

*Olivia Barry, no date of birth given, Sunnydale Drive, simple assault, dismissed.

*Latoya Edwards, 26, West Lockhaven Drive, simple assault, dismissed.

*Alfred Saucier III, 35, Hines Drive, possession of drug paraphernalia, 120 days to serve, drug treatment program.

*Wayne Kaye Rouse, 45, Community Drive, larceny, dismissed.

*Doniesha Shawn Cogdell, 17, Franklin Street, larceny of motor vehicle, dismissed.

*Jamale Dedra Braswell, 18, Rollingwood Drive, Dudley, communicating threats, dismissed; injury to real property, 30 days suspended, 12 months probation, $110 fine and court costs, $40 restitution.

*Kevin Michael Sauls, 18, Fulton Road, Dudley, communicating threats, dismissed.

*Gary Thomas Knotts, 51, Quaker Drive, no insurance (two counts), dismissed; fictitious, canceled, revoked registration card or tag, dismissed; driving/allowing motor vehicle with no registration, dismissed; driving while license revoked (two counts), 120 days suspended, 12 months probation, $410 fine and court costs, 24 hours community service.

*Vermontay Elpasco Barnes, 31, New Bern Street, DWI, running a red light, dismissed; reckless driving, 30 days suspended, 12 months suspended, $210 fine and court costs.


The Goldsboro Police Department is investigating these reports:

*A man said someone shot him in the leg while he was talking to a friend behind an apartment in the 1200 block of Courtyard Circle. Jequon Brewington of Olivia Lane was taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital before being transferred to another undisclosed facility.

*Somebody shot into Marcellus Hall Jr.'s vehicle around 6 p.m. Friday while it was in the parking lot of the 100 block of Courtyard Circle. Damage to the 1994 Ford's hood and engine came to $10,000. No one was hurt.

*Police are trying to find who broke into the home of Jose Santos Vasquez on Central Heights Road Friday and took several items. The items, valued at $4,640, included a stereo, CDs and DVDs, clothing and money. Vasquez said the house was locked. The report said entry was gained through a back door.

*Montrel Demontrio Allen of N. Georgia Avenue told police that thieves kicked in his front door Friday and took his 42-inch plasma television set and DVD player, valued at $3,550. He said he left for work and received a phone call from a neighbor saying his front door was open. The neighbor reportedly saw a gray van outside.

*Thieves broke into Christina Corona's 1988 Toyota Corolla while it was parked at the El Scorpion night club at 802 Corporate Drive. Ms. Corona, who lives on Richard Dupree Lane in the Seven Springs area of Wayne County, said the car was last secured at 8:30 p.m. Friday. But when she and her friend who lives in Albertson came back out around 2 a.m., they found several things missing. Items included clothing, money, a purse and personal documents, all valued at $555.