8 Persons Found Guilty Of Probation Violation By Scott County Criminal Court

Huntsville, TN (2020-02-03) On February 3, 2020, Scott County Criminal Court Judge, E. Shayne Sexton, found that the following individuals were in violation of their supervised release and remanded them to Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) custody:

Matthew Lynn Jeffers, of Oneida, had previously pleaded guilty to Introduction of Drugs Into Penal Institution, Theft less than $1,000, and Joyriding.  He was required to serve 47 days prior to being placed on supervised probation for 4 years.  He was found guilty of violating the terms of his release and was sentenced to serve his 4 year sentence in TDOC custody.

Dustin Clint Vaden, of Helenwood, had previously pleaded guilty to two counts of Sale of Schedule II controlled substance and was placed on supervised probation for 6 years.  He was found guilty of violating the terms of his release and was sentenced to serve his 6 year sentence in TDOC custody.

Beth Nicole Hamlin, of Pioneer, had previously pleaded guilty to Violation of Habitual Motor Vehicle Offender Bar and was placed on supervised probation for 2 years.  She was found guilty of violating the terms of her release and was sentenced to serve her 2 year sentence in TDOC custody.

Matthew Charles Clowers, of Robbins, had previously pleaded guilty to two counts of Forgery and was placed on supervised probation for 3 years.  He was found guilty of violating the terms of his release and was sentenced to serve his 2 year sentence in TDOC custody.

Charles Ray Arnold, of Helenwood, had previously pleaded guilty to Violation of Habitual Motor Vehicle Offender Bar, Driving on Revoked License 3rd offense, and Theft over $1,000.  He was required to serve 120 days prior to being placed on supervised probation for 2 years.  He was found guilty of violating the terms of his release and was sentenced to serve his 2 year sentence in TDOC custody.

Kenneth Wesley Hammock, of Oneida, had previously pleaded guilty to Arson and Promotion of Methamphetamine Manufacture.  He was required to serve 365 days prior to being placed on supervised probation for 8 years.  He was found guilty of violating the terms of his release and was sentenced to serve his 8 year sentence in TDOC custody.

Melissa Claudetta Phipps, of Huntsville, had previously pleaded guilty to Possession of over .5 grams of Schedule II Methamphetamine with Intent to Sell.  She was required to serve 30 days prior to being placed on supervised probation for 8 years.  She was found guilty of a violating the terms of her release and was sentenced to serve her 8 year sentence in TDOC custody.

Carles Brandon Green, of Winfield, had previously pleaded guilty to Theft over $1,000.  He was required to serve 19 days prior to being placed on supervised probation for 5 years.  He was found guilty of violating the terms of his release and was sentenced to serve his 3 year sentence in TDOC custody.

The violations of probation were prosecuted for the State of Tennessee by Assistant District Attorney General Thomas E. Barclay.