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Bell gets aggressive during two run-ins with law enforcement
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A man will serve six months in jail for assaulting two police officers in separate run-ins with the law less than a week apart.The defendant, Gregory Thomas Bell, 27, was ordered by General Sessions Judge Bill Locke to serve six months of an 11-month, 29-day sentence for two counts of assault, resisting arrest and shoplifting. His jail time will be served in addition to time he owes for violation of probation.His sentence comes firstly for his assault on McMinnville Police Sgt. Lisa Norris when she found him trespassing in an empty house on Peers Street.Bell and a friend were in the house for unknown reasons. Sgt. Norris ordered the door to be opened.