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Motions made in kidnapping; other cases in court

During criminal court cases held Jan. 6 at the courthouse in Zebulon, several noteworthy criminal cases were handled, including two motions on a case in which a woman was kidnapped at knife point and taken to an unfinished home that was under construction. 

Lydell Eugene Holmes’ motion to reduce bond was dismissed for a May 21, 2021 kidnapping case in which 19 charges were filed against him. He faces charges of kidnapping, false imprisonment, aggravated stalking, six counts of aggravated assault, four counts of aggravated battery, burglary in the first degree, arson in the first degree and four counts of possession of a firearm or knife during commission of a crime or attempted crime. 

In another case against Holmes, he was charged with influencing witnesses and a motion to set bond was filed. His bond was set at $20,000 with the stipulation that he have no contact with the victim. Holmes remains in jail. 

Bond was denied for Zayvone Tornell Green who is facing two charges of burglary in the first degree and 27 counts of entering autos stemming from September 2021 break ins. 

Daniel Ryan Dorsey was sentenced to five years in jail, three years probation and a $1,000 fine with credit for time served for fleeing/attempting to elude an officer, possession of methamphetamine, driving while license suspended no proof of insurance, operating a vehicle without a valid tag and possession or use of drug related objects related to a May 12, 2021 incident. 

A case against Jasmine Rachelle Miley was dismissed. She had faced charges of possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance, drugs not in original container and an open container violation relating to a March 8, 2021 incident before the charges were dismissed. 

Andrew Blake Carmichael was sentenced to four years probation and a $1,500 fine on first offender status for possession of methamphetamine and operating a vehicle without a valid tag with credit for time served.  

A motion to conform the record was dismissed for being untimely in a case against David Lee Stewart who is charged with rape, aggravated child molestation and three charges of child molestation. 

Bond was denied for James Christopher Vickers who faces charges of possession of a Schedule I controlled substance, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana less than an ounce and possession and use of drug related objects. 

Christopher Lee Parker was sentenced to five years probation, 60 to 120 days, $500 restitution and a $1,000 for felony theft by taking on Oct. 10, 2021. 

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