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Man sentenced in second sexual assault case

November 16, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A Barboursville man was sentenced earlier this year to serve years in prison after his second conviction for sexual assault involving a minor child.

Brandon E. Graham, 29, pleaded guilty to three counts of third-degree sexual assault. Cabell Circuit Judge Paul T. Farrell sentenced him to three to 15 years in prison. Graham also will have to register as a sex offender for life and serve 50 years of special supervision for sex offenders. The convictions mark his 10th felony conviction.

The victim in the case was 10 to 12 years old during the assaults. Graham was previously sentenced to serve two to 10 years in prison in August 2014 for the sexual assault of a 15-year-old boy in Cabell County after he pleaded guilty to five counts of third-degree sexual assault.

The following unrelated sentences were recently handed down In Cabell Circuit Court In Huntington:

• Samantha Nicole Bishop pleaded guilty to attempt to commit a felony and failure to appear. Cabell Circuit Judge Alfred E. Ferguson sentenced her to serve one to five years in prison.

• Michael Campbell, 27, entered a Kennedy plea to two counts of burglary. Farrell sentenced him to serve two to 30 years in prison. It was his third felony conviction. A Kennedy plea allows a conviction without the defendant admitting guilt or explaining his role in a crime.

• Kenneth Barker, 38, pleaded guilty to petit larceny. Cabell Circuit Judge Gregory Howard sentenced him to serve a year of home confinement.

• Ginger Lynn Cremeans, 51, was ordered to serve a one-to 15-year prison sentence by Farrell after pleading guilty to possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.

• Nathan Tryke Ferguson pleaded guilty to misdemeanor child neglect creating risk of injury. He was placed on two years’ probation by Cabell Circuit Judge Christopher D. Chiles.

• Brian L. Leadman, 36, pleaded guilty to breaking and entering and second-offense shoplifting. Farrell sentenced him to serve one to 10 years in prison.

• Christopher L. Mayes, 37, entered a Kennedy plea to conspiracy. Farrell sentenced him to serve one to five years in prison.

• Stella P. Pauley, 34, pleaded guilty to conspiracy. She was ordered by Farrell to serve a two-to 10-year prison sentence, with the recommendation she receive drug treatment in prison.

• Anthony D. Presley, 29, was sentenced by Farrell to serve two to 20 years on home confinement while receiving drug treatment after pleading guilty to possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and conspiracy.

• Robert A. Pryor, 57, pleaded guilty to entry of a building other than a dwelling and attempt to commit a felony. Farrell sentenced him to serve two to 13 years in prison. The conviction was his 10th felony conviction.

• Curtis E. Rammage, 45, pleaded guilty to attempt to commit malicious wounding. Farrell sentenced him to serve one to three years in prison. The conviction was his sixth felony conviction.

• Lonnie Roger Rice pleaded guilty to third-offense DUI. Chiles sentenced him to serve two to five years in prison.

• Kristen G. Richards, 46, entered a Kennedy plea to two counts of attempt to commit a felony. Farrell sentenced her to serve one to three years in prison. The convictions are her third and fourth felonies.

• Nancy Roach, 41, pleaded guilty to embezzlement and fraudulent schemes. After failing an extended pretrial diversion, Farrell placed her on three years’ probation with the special condition she complete drug court and pay restitution. A one-to 10-year prison sentence was suspended.

• Mark Silverstein, 42, pleaded guilty to conspiracy and was sentenced to serve one to five years on home confinement by Howard. A prison sentence was suspended.

• Harold Thompson, 53, was sentenced by Farrell to serve home confinement for one to 15 years after pleading guilty to possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.

• David Lee Walker Jr. pleaded guilty to felon in possession of a firearm and misdemeanor receiving stolen property. Chiles sentenced him to serve one to five years in prison.

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