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Turner to serve month for 15 pounds of marijuana
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A local businessman caught in a gambling and drug sting will serve one month in jail while his son, who fled the scene of the raid, will serve no jail time.The businessman, Billy Wayne Turner, 56, reported to jail last week to begin service of his 30-day sentence on charges of possession of marijuana. He will be on probation for two years once he is released from jail and must pay $2,000 plus court costs.His son, Joshua Turner, 23, was granted a two-year judicial diversion and must pay $2,000 plus costs for possession of marijuana. He can have his record erased if he avoids any more trouble during his two years on probation.The men were arrested after an agent of the sheriff’s department sold them 15 pounds of marijuana.