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Francis jailed for threatening police officers
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A Centertown man who held lawmen at bay for an hour has been sentenced to 60 days in jail.The man, Anthony Lynn Francis, 21, entered guilty pleas before Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley to charges of domestic assault and assault and was ordered to serve 60 days of an 11-month, 29-day sentence. He has also been directed to forfeit all of his weapons and will not be allowed to possess a firearm during his probation. He will also be accepted into mental health court.His sentence comes after an incident that happened outside his Mullican Road home this past summer.