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Mix avoids jail time, but gets decade of probation
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A local man was placed on probation for a decade for dealing drugs after he was caught selling meth to an undercover agent.The defendant, Barry James Mix, was placed on probation for 10 years by Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley as part of his plea bargain agreement which saw him plead guilty to charges of delivery of drugs and felony theft. He will also be required to pay a $2,000 drug fine and perform 16 hours public service work. He has been accepted into the drug court program which is an 18-month rehabilitation project aimed at cutting down on recidivism by offenders.In addition to Mix getting probation, his co-defendant, Jimmy Comfort, also avoided jail time during his plea earlier this year.