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Man pleads to forgery-related charges at Berry Hill Resort

Julius Lee Wilson Jr., a 51-year-old resident of Prescott, Arizona, pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to three charges in relation to forgery, uttering and obtaining money under false pretenses from the former Founder’s College at Berry Hill Resort. Wilson was originally indicted for 24 counts of forgery, 24 counts of uttering and 24 counts of obtaining money under false pretenses, with all forging charges merged into one count, all uttering charges merged into one count, and all false pretense charges merged into one count, with the remainder nol prossed, according to the agreement.

The plea agreement calls for Wilson to be sentenced to two years in prison for each of the three charges, with all time suspended, conditioned on Wilson’s payment of $45,066.69 restitution to Berry Hill Resort in minimum monthly payments of $750.

The offenses for which Wilson was convicted occurred in a period from Sept. 22, 2008 to Feb. 28, 2009, and Wilson was arrested in connection with the offenses Nov. 18, 2009, according to court records.

Other Court Cases
• Robin Terry Grinan, 47, of Clover, pleaded guilty Thursday to five charges, including two for felony forgery of a public record and one each for driving on a suspended operator’s license, a first offense of DUI and identity fraud, all three misdemeanors.

Pursuant to a plea agreement with the commonwealth, the court sentenced Grinan to five years each in prison for the two felonies, with all time suspended except 12 months in jail, and to 12 months each for the three misdemeanors with all time suspended.

The court suspended Grinan’s operator’s license for 90 days, ordered him to pay a $250 fine and ordered him to complete VASAP.

The court ordered the suspended portions of Grinan’s sentence be conditioned upon his good behavior for 13 years and ordered him placed on probation for one year upon his release.

The court also convicted Grinan of a probation violation, revoking the defendant’s previously suspended prison sentence but ordering no new jail time for that offense.

• Jay Charles Henderson, 32, of South Boston, was convicted Thursday of misdemeanor reckless driving, after entering into a plea agreement with the commonwealth.

Pursuant to the plea agreement with the commonwealth, a charge against Henderson for felony eluding police was nol prossed.

The court sentenced Henderson to a six-month suspended jail term, ordered him to pay a $1,000 fine and ordered him to perform 100 hours of community service with any non-profit organization prior to July 1, 2011.

As part of the plea agreement, Henderson must return or otherwise dispose of his motorcycle license.