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Circuit Court
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Sentences were handed down recently by Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley against those who failed to take advantage of their second chances. Included in probation violators:• James Johnson was directed to serve 280 days for violating his probation for delivery of drugs.• Jamie Lee Copley must serve 270 days of a three-year sentence and pay $2,000 plus court costs for violating probation for delivery of drugs.• Christopher Cripps was directed to serve 30 days for violating his probation for simple possession of drugs and drunk driving.• Johnny Barrett was ordered to serve 30 days and have his probation extended by three months for violating his probation for domestic assault.• John J. Lillard was instructed to serve 60 days and have his probation extended by a year for violating his probation on charges of simple possession of drugs and fourth-offense driving on a suspended license.• Jason Duane Madewell must serve 75 days and have his probation extended by one year for violating his probation for delivery of drugs.• Billy Jack Nelson was instructed to serve 60 days and have his probation extended by one year for violating his probation for felony theft.• Billy Dean Bess was directed to serve four months and have his probation extended by one year for violating his probation for aggravated stalking.• Misty Carol Comfort was ordered to serve four months and have her probation extended by one year for violating her probation for delivery of drugs.• Heather Starr Trapp was instructed to serve 90 days for violating her probation for aggravated burglary.• Jason Byars had his probation extended by two years for violating his probation for promoting the manufacture of meth.• Carrie Green was placed on the Drug Court program for violating her probation for initiating the process to manufacture meth and attempt to smuggle contraband into the county jail.• Donna Sue Overall must serve the balance of her sentence for violating her probation for vandalism.• McLouis Peterman must serve the balance of his sentence for violating his probation for driving on a revoked license.• Tracy L. Rice must serve 30 days for violating probation for fraudulently obtaining drugs.