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Man jailed for 13th public intoxication
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A man with a dozen public intoxication convictions made it a baker’s dozen after he entered a plea not only to being drunk in public again, but also to slugging a deputy at the jail.The man, Barry Barton, 51, entered guilty pleas before General Sessions Judge Bill Locke to charges of resisting stop and public intoxication. Assault charges were dropped as part of the plea bargain. He was directed to serve 90 days in jail for the crime along with any time he owes the state for violation of probation.Barton got into trouble when police were called to a local motel where he was screaming and yelling at neighbors.