Benjamin Tyler Austin, 35, pled guilty to receiving stolen property 1st when his case came up in Criminal Court in Guntersville.
He got a 39-month sentence, split to serve 7 months followed by 60 months of probation.
Perhaps more importantly, he was ordered to pay $10,480 restitution to the victim of the crime, Jeretta Noreen Boren. He was also ordered to pay court costs, including $600 for his court-appointed attorney and $50 to the state victims compensation fund.
The case came up this week in Circuit Judge Tim Riley’s courtroom.
Scott E. Smith, 52, pled guilty to possession of a forged instrument 3rd before Judge Riley.
He got a 30-month suspended sentence to run concurrently with any other sentences he might be serving. The court clerk is to figure out any amount of time he might’ve already served.
He was placed on 36 months’ probation to be supervised by the State Probation office.
He was ordered to pay a number of different court costs, including $600 for his appointed attorney and $50 to the state victims compensation fund.
Victor David pled guilty to possession of a controlled substance.
He got a 48-month sentence, with jail credit for 73 days already served. The sentence was split to serve 12 months at Community Corrections followed by 36 months of probation supervised by the State Probation Office.
He is to go through substance abuse evaluation and treatment and was ordered to pay a number of court costs including a $1,000 drug demand reduction assessment.
Jonathan Buckelew has pled guilty to escape 3rd, a Class C felony.
He got a 90-day sentence to run concurrently with any other sentences he might be served, along with credit for 90 days he has already served in jail. The sentence was split, with 6 months to be served followed by 36 months’ probation. He was ordered to pay court costs and go through Phase 2 Drug Court.
He also pled guilty to a misdemeanor, criminal trespass, and was got a 12-month suspended sentence and 24 months’ probation in that one.
Failed to Register
Jerry Wayne Bolding pled guilty to failure to register as a sex offender.
He got a 180-day sentence with credit for 266 days he has already served in the county jail. The sentence was split with 12 months to be served in the county jail followed by 36 months’ probation.
He was ordered to pay court costs and to report to the Probation Office within one day of his release.
Daniel Clark has pled guilty to possession of a controlled substance.
He got a 97-month sentence that was suspended. He was ordered to serve 36 months’ probation. In addition to paying court costs, he must undergo substance abuse evaluation and treatment.
Kenneth Hutcheson has pled guilty to violating the sex offender registration law.
He got a 24-month straight sentence to be served in state prison. His sentence is to run concurrently with any others he is serving.
He was ordered to pay court costs.
Jordan Pearce pled guilty to possession of a controlled substance.
He got a 94-month prison sentence, with credit for 401 days he has already served in jail.
His sentence was split to serve 12 months – which he’d already more than served – followed by 60 months’ probation. He has already completed the substance abuse treatment program.
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