Clay County Courtroom

In recent court cases, a juvenile was placed on probation for two drug offenses and 11 others plead to or were sentenced for misdemeanors from domestic battery to DUI.

District Magistrate Judge Bill Malcolm adjudicated Hanna Smith, 16, as a juvenile offender in sentencing her on July 1 for felony possession of hydrocodone and misdemeanor possession of marijuana. In lieu of a prison sentence, placed her on three months of supervised probation and ordered her to pay $56 in court costs and a $25 supervision fee.