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General Sessions
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Short dockets were heard during General Sessions Criminal Court on Tuesday and Traffic Court on Thursday as Judge Bill Locke was taking a week’s vacation following his successful reelection bid. The judge who proceeded him on the bench, Larry Ross, sat in for Locke and heard a handful of cases on both days.Included in the abbreviated dockets:James Wray was ordered to serve four days of an 11-month, 29-day sentence and must pay $400 plus costs, attend DUI school, perform 24 hours public service work, attend the victim impact panel and lose his driver license for DUI and driving on a revoked license.Taylor Barrett was given an 11-29 probationary sentence, ordered to perform 24 hours public service work and must stay out of Walmart for shoplifting.Wilda Perez, Heather Prater and Antonio Verge were all granted 11-29 judicial diversions and must perform 24 hours public service work and stay out of Walmart for shoplifting. The diversion means they can have their criminal records erased provided they get into no further trouble during their year on probation.Antonio Leiva was given a six-month sentence but released on time served for criminal impersonation.Paul Phillips had his driver license revoked for one year for violation of the implied consent law.Jose Morales must pay $10 plus costs for driving without a license.