The following people were sentenced Friday in Franklin County Circuit Court:
• Denzel Lee Vance, 20, of Frankfort, was sentenced to three years’ probation for enhanced trafficking in marijuana (less than 8 ounces), first offense, and receiving stolen property (firearm), both Class D felonies.
• Eloise A. McPherson, 56, of Frankfort, pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, a Class A misdemeanor. She was sentenced to a year of probation.
• Britney A. Carter, 35, of Frankfort, pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, a Class A misdemeanor. She was sentenced to a year of probation.
• Ivan Lazar, 27, of Detroit, was sentenced to five years’ probation after entering an Alford plea on charges of first-degree criminal conspiracy to trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin), first offense, a Class D felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class A misdemeanor. Police received information that Lazar and co-defendants were trafficking in controlled substances from a residence. Officers executed a search warrant on the residence and reported finding methamphetamine, digital scales and other evidence of trafficking. An Alford plea is not an admission of guilt but rather an admission that the prosecution has enough evidence to successfully convict the defendant at trial. Lazar faced six counts of each of the crimes. He will have to return to Michigan, where he will be supervised.
• Heather Rae Maddox, 41, of Frankfort, pleaded guilty to criminal attempt to receive stolen property (less than $500), a Class B misdemeanor. She was sentenced to a year of probation.
• William T. Onan, 47, of Frankfort, was sentenced to five years’ probation on two counts of receiving stolen property under $10,000, a Class D felony. He was also ordered to not live in or around Franklin County.
• Joshua A. McClurg, 38, of Frankfort, was sentenced to two years’ probation for first-degree possession of methamphetamine, second offense, a Class D felony. He was on probation at the time of the offense and will have to serve eight years’ probation consecutively with the additional two years.