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Car theft gets Adams 15 years
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A car thief will be calling prison home for Christmas for well over a decade after he was given 15 years for his latest grand theft auto.The man, Billy Dwayne Adams, 38, entered guilty pleas before Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley to charges of theft over $10,000, theft, and driving on a suspended license. He was sentenced to 15 years in the state penitentiary under the persistent offender guideline which means he will not be eligible for parole until he serves at least 40 percent of his sentence. Adams was also on parole at the time of his arrest resulting in a violation of his parole.