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Defendants sent to prison after felony convictions

Several defendants received active prison time after their conviction in a term of Superior Court in Henderson County, Jan. 6-17, District Attorney Greg Newman announced. Superior Court judges Bradley Letts and Tommy Davis presided.

The cases:

Terry D. Blankenship, of Mt. Olivet Road, Tuxedo, pleaded guilty to attempted trafficking in methamphetamine, manufacture methamphetamine, maintain vehicle/dwelling/place cs, pwim precursor - meth. Blankenship was sentenced to 100 months in prison.

Jesus Hernandez Flores, of 107 Brooks Ave., East Flat Rock, pleaded guilty to two counts of indecent liberties with a child, sex act by a parent or custodian. Flores was sentenced to 90 months.

Shawn L. Hall, of 129 Pace Creek Road, pleaded guilty to attempted trafficking in opium or heroin, habitual felon. Hall was sentenced to 105 months.

Saul A. Hinson, of 262 King Creek Blvd, hendersonville pleaded guilty to felony possession Schedule I drugs, two counts of possession of firearm by felon, two counts of possessession of narcotics in a prison/jail premises. Hinson was sentenced to 54 months.

Jonathan L. Joshua, of Robinson Terrace, Hendersonville, pleaded guilty to malicious conduct by a prisoner. Joshua was sentenced to 41 months.

Ruth B. Langford, of 48 Nash Lane, pleaded guilty to trafficking in methamphetamine, pwimsd methamphetamine, maintain vehicle/dwelling/place cs x2, possess drug paraphernalia x2, simple possession of sch ii cs, habitual felon. Langford was sentenced to 134 months and ordered to pay a fine of $50,000.

Zachary M. Rice, of 620 Jonas Street, pleaded guilty to flee/elude arrest with motor vehicle. Rice was sentenced to 20 months.

Trent A. Willis, of 569 Solomon Jones Road, Pisgah Forest, pleaded guilty to larceny of motor vehicle. Willis was sentenced to 17 months active.