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Copley jailed for shootout with officers
Gunplay followed burglary spree
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A man who took refuge in an outhouse after firing on deputies will serve eight years behind bars.The fugitive, Johnny F. Copley, entered guilty pleas before Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley to a multitude of charges which grew from several different incidents. His pleas included admissions to charges of vandalism, attempted second-degree murder, theft and aggravated burglary. The remaining charges in his 42-count indictment were dismissed as a result of his plea bargain.Copley was chased by officers after he went on a burglary spree last year.