While most court matters are on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a few cases are being heard, primarily to reduce the inmate population at the Jackson County Detention Center.

One defendant had a Superior Court case heard April 30, with Judge Brad Letts presiding. Information is obtained from records on file with the Jackson County Clerk of Court office.

Anthony Travis Arrwood, 34, of St. James Place, Cullowhee, pleaded guilty to several charges and received seven judgments. Four were active sentences to run consecutively, and three were suspended sentences. The judgments are as follow:

Felony larceny, sentence of not less than 10 nor more than 21 months, given credit for 154 days served, work release, DART, substance abuse treatment, and psychiatric and/or psychological counseling recommended, ordered to pay costs and make restitution of $12,337.40; felony larceny, possess heroin, sentence of not less than 10 nor more than 21 months, ordered to pay costs; felony larceny, misdemeanor larceny, sentence of not less than 10 nor more than 21 months; obtain property by false pretense, felony larceny (two counts), felony breaking and entering, sentence of not less than 10 nor more than 21 months; felony larceny, felony break/enter motor vehicle (two counts), injury to personal property, sentence of not less than 10 nor more than 21 months suspended for 60 months and placed on supervised probation on condition he pay fine of $25 and costs, have no contact with victims, and obtain GED and substance abuse assessment; felony breaking and entering, felony larceny, misdemeanor break into coin/currency machine, misdemeanor damage coin/currency machine, felony break/enter trailer, sentence of not less than 10 nor more than 21 months suspended for 60 months and placed on supervised probation on condition he pay costs; felony larceny, sentence of not less than 10 nor more than 21 months suspended for 60 months and placed on supervised probation on condition he pay costs.