Judge Jean C. Logue of Circuit Court Division II recently sentenced a man to eight years in prison on an amended charge of second-degree assault.

James Robinson, 60, Kristen Drive, Richmond, also was ordered to 150 days for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc., according to court paperwork. His license was suspended for 12 months.

James Robinson

James Robinson

According to a previous Register article, Robinson was charged with first-degree assault. Police said he was driving under the influence when he struck a woman outside a Main Street bar and grill in Richmond around midnight Dec. 17. The victim suffered a broken arm, broken leg and a head injury, according to a Richmond Police Department press release.

Robinson's arrest citation states he admitted to consuming two drinks and a beer before leaving his home that night. Originally, he was charged with first-degree wanton endangerment in the incident.

As an alternative sentence, Robinson will serve five years of probation, with credit for 42 days already served, the court paperwork states.

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Also sentenced in Circuit Court Division II recently were:

• Channing Roberts, 26, Southern Hills Drive, Richmond, six years for convicted felon in possession of a handgun, one year for first-degree controlled substance possession to be served consecutively, 90 days for third-degree controlled substance trafficking (greater than 20 dosage units but less than 120 dosage units, drug unspecified), 90 days for buying/possession drug paraphernalia and 90 days for second-degree disorderly conduct. In a separate sentencing, Roberts was ordered to three years for third-degree burglary and 90 days for theft by unlawful taking (less than $500), which will be consecutive to the first sentence.

• Tyler Cheeks, 20, Salter Road, Berea, seven years for second-degree burglary and one year for tampering with physical evidence to be served concurrently. In a separate sentencing, Cheeks was ordered to on year for first-degree bail jumping, which will be consecutive to the first sentence.

• Jennifer Botkins, 37, East Locust Street, Richmond, seven years for second-degree burglary and one year for tampering with physical evidence, to be served concurrently.

• Laura Reynolds, 33, Frankfort, five years for first-degree controlled substance trafficking (2 grams or less of methamphetamine), 90 days for second-degree controlled substance possession (drug unspecified) and 90 days for third-degree controlled substance possession (drug unspecified).

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