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Traffic Court 8-28
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The businessman who led officers on a chase through several counties in his company truck has been bound to the grand jury on multiple criminal counts.The man, Tracey Parton, 46, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before Traffic Court Judge Bill Locke and was bound to the grand jury on charges of aggravated assault, resisting arrest, reckless endangerment, and driving on a revoked license.He faces the charges for leading lawmen on a chase through Warren, Cannon and Coffee counties, a chase during which he allegedly sideswiped other vehicles leading to additional charges in Coffee County. His box truck, bearing the name of his business on the side, was stopped just inside Coffee County following what became a low-speed chase down Highway 55 after police flattened his tires with spike strips. He pulled a baseball bat on officers as they tried to pull him from the truck, resulting in his being tased.In other court action:French Mullins Jr., was ordered to serve 120 days of an 11-month, 29-day sentence, pay $1,100 plus costs and had his driver license revoked for six years for third-offense DUI.Tramel N. Harris was directed to serve 32 days of an 11-29 sentence, pay $350 plus costs, perform 24 hours public service work, attend DUI School and lose his driver license for one year for DUI with a child passenger under 18 and driving on a revoked license.Darrell Jerome Gurley waived his right to preliminary hearing and was bound to the grand jury on charges of possession of meth, simple possession of drugs, driving on a suspended license and possessing restricted ammunition.Samantha M. Meeks and Juan P. Hernandez were directed to serve 48 hours of 11-29 sentences, pay $350 plus costs, perform 24 hours public service work, attend DUI Class and lose driving privileges for one year for DUI.Amado Reyes must serve 48 hours and pay $50 plus costs for driving without a license.Eric Ramsey Vincent, Sebastian J. Sebastian, Felipe A. Mariano, Claudia Galindo and Matthew A. Bendyna must pay $10 plus costs for driving without a license.