A Morganton man sentenced to 25 years in prison for a Burke County robbery and attempted murder was given an additional 20 years in McDowell in a similar case.

Stacey Heatley, 44, of Pete Brittain Road, Morganton, was found guilty in McDowell County Superior Court of attempted first-degree murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon and felony breaking or entering. He was sentence to 240 to 300 months in prison consecutive to a previous judgment in Burke.

On Dec. 8 of last year, Henry Parker, of Falling Waters Drive in Old Fort, reported at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8 that a male and two females came to his home, where they beat him with a sledgehammer and robbed him of his money. The suspects were listed as Heatley, 33-year-old Samantha Jean Moore of Morganton and 57-year-old Patricia Wellborn Hunley of Hickory.

Parker was taken to McDowell Hospital for treatment of head and other injuries.

In a near-identical case reported in the same week, Burke authorities responded to a mobile home park in the Salem area in reference to a man who had been beaten with a claw hammer. The victim in that case, 72-year-old Ronald Moody, of Octave Heights in Marion, sustained serious head injuries.

According to Burke authorities in an initial news release, the suspects in this assault – Heatley and Hunley – allegedly fled the mobile home park taking the victim’s truck, phone and wallet.

Moody was rushed to a Charlotte hospital to undergo brain surgery, where, as previously reported, he was said to have been in recovery.

In the Moody case, Heatley pleaded guilty to robbery with a dangerous weapon; assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, inflicting serious injury; and attempted murder. He was sentenced to 305 months minimum, 378 months maximum in prison, given credit for 89 days time served ordered to pay $6,859.20 restitution to the victim.

Hunley and Moore’s next appearance in McDowell is Nov. 27, while Hunley’s next appearance in Burke is Nov. 13.

The following cases were heard in McDowell County Superior Court during the week of Oct. 2:

• Mark Arrowood, 47, of Tomahawk Drive, Marion, was found guilty of possession of a firearm by a felon. He was sentenced to 14 to 26 months in prison. He was given credit for 281 days time served.

Arrowood was also found guilty of attempted trafficking in methamphetamine. He was sentenced to two months in jail consecutive to previous judgment. He was given a 19 to 32 month suspended sentence. He must serve 36 months of supervised probation. He must pay court costs.

• Mishell Marie Brewer, 40, of Clinton Lane, Marion, was found guilty of three counts of breaking or entering and two counts of possession of stolen goods. She was sentenced to four months in jail. She was given credit for three days time served. She was given a six to 17 month suspended sentence. She must serve 36 months of supervised probation. She must pay $9,964 restitution to the victim. She must pay a court-appointed attorney $1,500. She must pay court costs.

• Jose Jovanna Camarena, 21, of Gaddy Road, Nebo, was found guilty of possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana. He was given credit for 35 days time served. He was given a six to 17 month suspended sentence. He must serve 30 months of supervised probation. He must pay court costs.

• Chaston Bryan Carson, 36, of Johnston School Road, Asheville, was found guilty of three counts of obtaining property under false pretense. For each count, he was given a 15- to 27-month suspended sentence and 36 months of supervised probation consecutive to each judgment. He must pay $4,885 restitution to the victim. He must pay a court-appointed attorney $780. He must pay court costs.

• Brett Alan Clontz, 26, of Davidson Drive, Asheville, was found guilty of possession of methamphetamine. He was given credit for 81 days time served. He was given a six to 17 month suspended sentence. He must serve 18 months of supervised probation. He must pay a court-appointed attorney $420. He must pay court costs.

• Leo Justin Curtis, 29, of Woodsong Drive, Old Fort, was found guilty of possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a schedule II controlled substance. He was given credit for 120 days time served. He was given a 10- to 21-month suspended sentence. He must serve 36 months of supervised probation. He must pay a court-appointed attorney $1,320. He must pay court costs.

Curtis was also found guilty of possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver heroin. He was given credit for 118 days time served. He was given a 10- to 21-month suspended sentence and 36 months of supervised probation consecutive to previous judgment.

• Linda Christine Edwards, 52, of Airport Road, Marion, was found guilty of felony probation violation out of county. She was sentenced to 90 days in jail. Her probation was extended 12 months.

• Tracy Gentry, 51, of U.S. 70 East, Nebo, was found guilty of probation violation. Her probation was revoked. She was given credit for 85 days time served.

• Steve Edward Hamm, 45, of Jesse James Drive, Marion, was found guilty of two counts of obtaining property under false pretense. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail.

• James Andrew Johnson, 52, of Sugar Hill Road, Marion, was found guilty of felony probation violation out of county. His probation was revoked. He was given credit for 127 days time served.

• Elizabeth Elaine Kaping, 24, of Cherokee Way, Marion, was found guilty of possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a schedule II controlled substance. She was given a six- to 17-month suspended sentence. She must serve 24 months of supervised probation. She must pay a court-appointed attorney $1,200. She must pay court costs.

• Dana Fortune Laney, 27, of Numbs Knob Drive, Marion, was found guilty of possession of methamphetamine. She was given a six- to 17-month suspended sentence. She must serve 18 months of supervised probation. She must perform 72 hours of community service. She must pay court costs.

• Christopher Dwayne Lawing, 27, of Rockhouse Road, Marion, was found guilty of fleeing to elude arrest with a motor vehicle, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of methamphetamine and three counts of injury to real property. He was sentenced to 12 to 24 months in prison. He was given credit for 181 days time served.

• Caleb Lyons, 28, of Popover Drive, Marion, was found guilty of felony probation violation out of county. His probation was extended 12 months. He must pay a court-appointed attorney $420.

• Evita Faye Lyttle, 28, of Fairview Road, Marion, was found guilty of possession of methamphetamine. She was given a six- to 17-month suspended sentence. She must serve 18 months of supervised probation. She must perform 48 hours of community service. She must pay $600 restitution to the victim. She must pay court costs.

• Colden Maple, 21, of Pine Drive, Marion, was found guilty of assault with a deadly weapon with serious injury. He was given credit for 38 days time served. He was given a 25- to 42-month suspended sentence. He must serve 36 months of supervised probation. He must pay $8,277 restitution to the victim. He must pay a court-appointed attorney $660. He must pay court costs.

Maple was also found guilty of common law robbery. He was given a 13 to 25 month suspended sentence consecutive to previous judgment.

• Christopher William Oglive, 36, of Pinnacle Church Road, Morganton, was found guilty of felony restraint. He was given credit for six months time served. He was given a 17- to 30-month suspended sentence. He must serve 36 months of supervised probation. He must not have contact with the victim. He must pay a court-appointed attorney $2,190. He must pay court costs.

Oglive was also found guilty of fleeing or eluding arrest with a motor vehicle. He was given an eight- to 19-month suspended sentence and 36 months of supervised probation consecutive to previous judgment.

• Clay Alan Paramore, 21, of White Pine Drive, Marion, was found guilty of assault with a deadly weapon with serious injury. He was given a 25- to 42-month suspended sentence. He must serve 36 months of supervised probation. He must perform 72 hours of community service. He must pay $8,277.44 restitution to the victim. He must have contact with the victim. He must pay a court-appointed attorney $1,260. He must pay court costs.

Paramore was also found guilty of common law robbery. He was given a 13- to 25-month suspended sentence and 36 months of supervised probation consecutive to previous judgment.

• April Dawn Ramsey, 36, of U.S. 221 South, Marion, was found guilty of felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance. She was given a six- to 17-month suspended sentence. She must serve 18 months of supervised probation. She must perform 72 hours of community service. She must pay court costs.

• Sierra Danielle Russell, 21, of Jacktown Road, Marion, was found guilty of felony possession of cocaine. She was given a six to 17 months suspended sentence. She must serve 18 months of supervised probation. She must perform 72 hours of community service. She must pay a court-appointed attorney $540. She must pay court costs.

• Rachel Stancil, 31, of Humpback Mountain Road, Spruce Pine, was found guilty of possession of methamphetamine. She was given credit for six days time served. She was given a six- to 17-month suspended sentence. She must serve 18 months of supervised probation. She must pay a court-appointed attorney $540. She must pay court costs.

• Roger McKinley Ward, 26, of Mudcut Road, Marion, was found guilty of felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance. He was sentenced to four months in jail. He was given credit for six days time served. He was given a six- to 17-month suspended sentence. He must serve 24 months of supervised probation. He must pay a court-appointed attorney $300. He must pay court costs.

• Margot A. Withrow, 54, of U.S. 70 East, Nebo, was found guilty of misdemeanor probation violation. Her probation was revoked.

• Tomoka Shenee Young, 38, of Dwight Berry Drive, Marion, was found guilty of attempting to burn personal property. She was sentenced to seven to 18 months in prison. She was given credit for 210 days time served.

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