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Circuit court

A man who faced 23 charges, many of which were drug and gun offenses, was ordered on Wednesday to serve one year in jail.

Jesse Dale Wright, 40, was ordered to serve 365 days of an eight-year sentence with the understanding if he violates his probation he will serve his entire sentence behind bars.

He was also ordered to forfeit the money and weapons found in his possession during his arrests. He was fined an additional $2,000.

During one arrest at his home last June, Wright was reportedly found with 350 oxycodone pills, a large amount of marijuana, and a substantial amount of cash.

Six of the charges Wright faced were dismissed as a result of his plea agreement. 

He entered guilty pleas to charges that include evading arrest in a vehicle, two counts of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, three counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, two counts of possession of meth with attempt to deliver, two counts of possession of oxycodone with intent to deliver, and driving without a license.

Judge Bart Stanley also ruled on these other cases Wednesday in Circuit Court.

Sean Douglas Parton was ordered to serve 210 days of an eight-year sentence for initiating the process to manufacture meth, and possession of meth. He was fined $2,750.

Joseph Jerome Perkins Jr. was ordered to serve 180 days of a two-year sentence for manufacture, delivery or sale of a controlled substance, introduction of contraband into a penal institution, and theft of property. He was ordered to make $230 restitution to Walmart and he was fined $2,000.

Heather Michell Lopez was ordered to serve 10 days for failure to appear.

Johnny Miles Tindell was ordered to serve 180 days for violation of probation.