Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

May 3, 2013

Prison term for Appanoose County man

By Michael Schaffer
Managing Editor

---- — An Appanoose County man between the years 2003 and 2013 had six felony cases containing 18 criminal counts adjudicated in Appanoose County.

Appanoose County Judge Kirk A. Daily April 12 sentenced Alfred Crosson, 40, of Centerville to five years in state prison, suspended fine and credit for any time served for the class D felony charge of forgery. The court on April 12 dismissed four class D felony forgery charges with offense dates of March 30 and March 21, 2012.

Crosson entered a voluntary, negotiated guilty plea to the conviction charge.

Crosson owes $381 for this case.

Crosson in a different criminal case had one count of first degree burglary, a class B felony, one count of willful injury, causing serious injury, a class C felony, two counts of assault while participating in a felony, a class D felony, dismissed by the court on April 18. The offense date for those dismissed charges was May 1, 2012.

Crosson wasn’t given a get out of jail card, as Judge Daily April 12 sentenced the defendant to a fine, 365 days in jail and credit for any time served for the charge of assault causing bodily injury, a serious misdemeanor with an offense date of May 1, 2012.

Crosson entered a negotiated, voluntary guilty plea to the convicting charge April 12.

Crosson owes $951.75 for this case.

Judge Daily sentenced Crosson April 12 to five years in prison, suspended fine and credit for any time served for the charge of failure to affix a drug tax stamp, a class D felony.

Crosson entered a negotiated, voluntary guilty plea to the convicting charge.

The court April 12 dismissed one count of possession of a controlled substance, a serious misdemeanor.

The offense date for both charges was Feb. 24, 2012.

Crosson owes $497 for this case.

The sentences in the three just referenced cases were ordered to run concurrently to each other.

In July of 2005 Crosson was sentenced to five years in prison, suspended to three years probation for the charge of willful injury causing bodily injury, a class D felony. The original criminal charge was willful injury causing serious injury, a class C felony.

One count of assault causing serious injury, a class D felony, was dismissed.

Crosson’s probation was with the Department of Correctional Services and the court order stipulated he was to remain on probation until all financials were paid. According to online court records, Crosson still owes $6,266.80 for this case.

In October of 2003 Crosson was sentenced to 30 days in jail, given credit for 30 days time served for the charge of trespass. The original charge was second degree burglary, a class C felony.

The court dismissed one count of assault while participating in a felony, a class D felony.

In March of 2003 Crosson was sentenced to two years in prison, suspended all but 11 days and given credit for 11 days time served, to two years probation for the charge of assault with intent to inflict serious injury, an aggravated misdemeanor. The original charge was willful injury causing serious injury, a class C felony.

The court dismissed one count of assault serious injury, a class D felony.

Crosson’s criminal resume includes one class B felony charge, one class C felony charge, 12 class D felony charges, one aggravated misdemeanor charge, two serious misdemeanor charges, trespass and four probation violations charges. Out of the 18 criminal charges, six were adjudicated and 12 were dismissed. Two probation violations were adjudicated and two probation violations were dismissed.

For one probation violation adjudicated on July 9, 2010, Crosson was sentenced to two years low risk probation and six months suspended jail.

For the other probation violation report, Crosson was sentenced to seven days in jail.