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Evading arrest gets Franklin four years
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A fugitive who led lawmen on a chase through two counties has been sent to the state penitentiary for four years.The defendant, Kenneth Jason Franklin, 43, of Palmer entered a guilty plea before Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley to the charge of evading arrest with risk to others. He was given a four-year sentence as a Range-Two offender. The range means he has a prior criminal record and will have to serve 35 percent of his sentence before his first chance of early release on parole.