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BOLIVIA, NC (WWAY) — Brunswick County’s “Teen Mom 2″ star is out of some trouble for a change. A judge dismissed four charges against Jenelle Evans after her accuser failed to show up for court again.

Evans was charged with breaking and entering, injury to real property, harassing phone calls and second degree trespass. The case had already been continued a couple of times because the plaintiff Jaelanie Salas had failed to show up for court dates. When she was absent again today, the judge dismissed the charges.

Evans’s attorney Dustin Sullivan said the judge will likely issue a warrant for Salas and increase her bond. Evans pressed charges in February against Salas for harassing phone calls.

Sullivan also said Evans has met with her probation officer twice in recent weeks and has passed a drug test each time. Last month Evans pleaded guilty to a drug paraphernalia charge in exchange for prosecutors dropping a marijuana possession charge if she can stay out of trouble for a year.

Evans is due back in court May 24 for charges stemming from a fight with another girl caught on video.

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4 Comments on "FIRST ON 3: Teen Mom’s case dismissed"

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2015 years 8 months ago

Actually it goes like this: The ADA asks for the continuance and the judge says, “state’s motion to continue is denied.” Then the ADA says, “The state will state a voluntary dismissal.” So… journalist you are incorrect and lawdog is correct. If you have any doubt, sit in court on any given day and listen to it happen. In this case and many others like it, if the state can’t get their witness in court the case is dismissed.

2015 years 8 months ago


2015 years 8 months ago

Just to clarify… A JUDGE DOESN’T DISMISS CHARGES WHEN THE WITNESS/VICTIM DOESN’T SHOW UP!!! The State dismisses the case through an assistant DA. When you see “VD” or “voluntary dismissal”, it is the DA dismissing the case, not the judge. Use this for future reference when you want to bad mouth judges by saying they dismissed a case…

2015 years 8 months ago

Just to clarify the reporter was correct only a judge can allow the dissmisal in open court lawdog get your facts right before badmouthing a reporter trying to do her job


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