Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

November 29, 2013

HMVO violator sentenced to 2 years

By Michael R. Moser

CROSSVILLE — A 57-year-old man with a poor driving record who continued to drive despite his privilege to do so being revoked by the state was sentenced to two years in prison after pleading guilty to two violations of the revocation.

James Byron Wright pleaded guilty to two counts of violation of the habitual motor vehicle offender law. He was ordered to report to jail Dec. 10 to begin serving his sentence.

In other cases, the following guilty pleas were entered:

•Thomas Donald Smith, 31, manufacture of less than ten marijuana plants, pleaded guilty to manufacturing marijuana and received a two-year suspended sentence to be served on probation and was fined $2,000 and court costs.

•Alicia Earhart Lutz, 33, charged with theft of more than $10,000, theft of more than $1,000 and forgery, pleaded guilty to those charges and received a six-year suspended sentence to be served on supervised probation. She was also ordered to pay $8,374 in restitution.

•Jennifer Ann Daniels, 30, charged with felony evading arrest, pleaded guilty to the charge and received a two-year suspended sentence with 45 days to serve and the remainder on supervised probation concurrent with probation in White County. She was also fined $50 and court costs. All charges pending in General Sessions Court are to be dismissed.