A man wanted for a rash of car break-ins in the Buckhead area was sentenced last week in Morgan County Superior Court after he pleaded guilty to 14 counts of entering an automobile.

Anthony Demetrius Weaver, 25, Hephzibah was sentenced to five years probation on each count to serve concurrently and was fined $1,000.

According to court documents, an arrest warrant was issued against Weaver on Aug. 14, 2020 for allegedly entering a vehicle on Franklin Court, Buckhead. Sentencing documents state that Weaver also entered vehicles on Morgan Drive, Buckhead; Jefferson Court, Buckhead; Reid’s Ferry Road, Buckhead and Atlanta Highway, Madison.

Several other persons pleaded guilty to criminal charges last Monday in Morgan County Superior Court, the Honorable Judge Brenda J. Trammell, superior court judge, Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit, presiding. The following persons were sentenced in court.

Rodney Mickel Nicholson, 49, Rutledge,♦ pleaded guilty to one count possession of methamphetamine, one count possession of marijuana, less than an ounce and one count public indecency. He was sentenced to three years probation and fined $1,000. According to court documents, an arrest warrant was filed by the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office against Nicholson on Jan. 5, 2021 alleging that between 1:47 a.m. to 3:10 a.m. at the Interstate 20 east-bound rest area, Nicholson was partially dressed in the back seat of his vehicle and was fondling himself while asking a woman to come to his vehicle. A second warrant also alleged that during a search of his vehicle officers located a glass tube with a marijuana roach. In the center console of the vehicle, warrants allege, officers found suspected crystal methamphetamine. In a separate matter, Nicholson also pleaded guilty to one count possession of methamphetamine. He was sentenced to three years probation to run concurrent with any other sentencing. In that case, an arrest warrant was issued against Nicholson by the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office on Feb. 7, 2020. The warrant alleged that during a search of Nicholson’s vehicle at 2 a.m. at the westbound rest area on Interstate 20, deputies located two rocks of crystal methamphetamine.

Demacion Marquis Norman, 22, Conyers,♦ pleaded guilty to one count obstruction of an officer. He was sentenced to one year probation and was fined $500. According to court documents, an arrest warrant against Norman was issued by the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office on Nov. 17, 2020 after Norman attempted to escape officers on foot following a traffic stop near the exit 113 off ramp on Interstate 20 on Nov. 16, 2020. In a separate matter Norman also pleaded guilty to one count theft by taking and was sentenced to five years probation to run concurrent with any other sentencing and was fined $1,000. In that case, court documents show that an arrest warrant was issued against Norman by the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office on March 10, 2021 alleging that he took a ladder, chainsaw, floor jack and Stihl blower which he sold to a pawn shop. The items had been taken from a Woodkraft Road location sometime between Jan. 15, 2021 and Feb. 26, 2021.

Alfonso Alenzo Ellison, 29, Athens, pleaded guilty to one count fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, one count possession of heroin, one count obstruction of an officer, one count reckless driving and one count possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He was sentenced to 18 years with the first five years to be served in confinement and the remainder to be served on probation and he was fined $1,000. According to court documents, an arrest warrant was issued against Ellison by the Georgia State Patrol on May 5, 2020. The warrants alleged that Ellison, on May 4 at approximately 4 p.m. refused to stop for the trooper on Interstate 20 eastbound. Consequent to a traffic stop, warrants allege officers located schedule 1 narcotics in the vehicle and Ellison attempted to evade the officers by running on foot.

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