Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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February 21, 2014

Woman pleads to shoplifting spree

CROSSVILLE — A Crossville woman accused in five theft incidents — four involving shoplifting — pleaded guilty in Cumberland County Criminal Court recently and probation under terms of judicial diversion.

Patricia Lynn Doyle, 33, was facing four counts of theft of less than $500, one count of theft of more than $500 and one count of criminal trrespass. She pleaded guilty to all counts and received an 11-month and 29-day suspended sentence.

Doyle was also ordered to pa a total of $190 restitution in connection with a case that involved the pawning of stolen jewelry. The other cases included thefts of ammunition from Dunham's Sports and groceries from Walmart.

If Doyle successfully completes her probation and meets all terms and requirements, at a later date she will be able to petition the court to have the charges removed from her record.

In other cases on the docket, the following guilty pleas were entered:

•Ricky Edward Henry, 24, charged with simpl possession/casual exchange of methamphetamine, possession of meth and possession of meth for sale and for delivery, pleaded guilty to possession of less than .5 grams of meth and sale of less than .5 grams of meth, and received a five-year prison sentence to served at 30 percent and was fined a total of $4,000. Remaining charges were dropped.

•Michael K. Hensley, 47, charged with driving under the influence and allowing an unlicensed driver to drive, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence and was sentenced to two days in jail, loss of license for one year, fined $350 and court costs and was ordered to attend alcohol/safety class. The second charged was dropped.

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