Court Case Update

Case# 16SR-CR00522-01

Count I-Class C felony possession of a controlled substance
Count II-Class A misdemeanor unlawful use of drug paraphernalia
Count III-Class A misdemeanor of possession of marijuana

April 3, 2017-Guilty plea to all counts

Count I-The imposition of sentence was suspended and Hodge was placed on supervised probation for five years.
Count II-Sentenced to serve 15 days in St. Clair County Jail
Count III-Sentenced to serve 15 days in St. Clair County Jail
The sentences from counts II and III will run concurrent and be served beginning April 23.

Hodge, Melissa A
Age: 53  
City: Deepwater  
Incident Date: 2016-08-12  
Arrest Date: 2016-08-12  
Additional Information

The charge stems from a sheriff’s office investigation on Aug. 12 when a deputy was on patrol and noticed an unoccupied vehicle on the side of NE Highway C. A check of the registration discovered it did not check to the vehicle. During the investigation a bag containing a white crystal substance and a glass pipe were located in the vehicle. Both items field tested positive for methamphetamine. A small amount of marijuana was also located during the investigation.

News Links
The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office News Release Aug. 8-15, 2016
St. Clair County Sheriff's Office