A Cumberland County woman who pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide by intoxication was sentenced to serve the full eight years of her sentence in prison after testimony showed she failed a drug test prior to her Aug. 1 hearing.

Rhonda Jean Beeler, 33, Deerlodge, could have received probation or served a split sentence but because of the failed drug test, will serve the full term in prison.

Beeler was driving a 1992 Honda Accord that left Hwy. 70 N just north of Mayland on Sept. 20, 2005, and slammed into a utility pole, breaking the pole in two and ejecting Beeler and her passenger, William Earl Campbell of Cumberland County. Beeler was flown by AirEvac to The University of Tennessee Medical Center where she was treated for multiple injuries, some for which she continues to be treated.

The seriousness of her injuries caused a delay in prosecution of the case.

Witnesses at the time told investigators that the Honda was traveling at a high rate of speed when it attempted to pass a truck on a curve and double-yellow line. The vehicle swerved to miss an on-coming vehicle, careened out of control and into the pole.

In other cases, the following guilty pleas were entered.

•David Allen Holding, 32, charged with manufacture of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia, pleaded guilty to attempt to manufacture meth and received a two-year suspended sentence to be served on probation, and is to pay fine and court costs.

•Mark D. Sanders, 52, charged with violation of the state sex offender registry law, pleaded guilty to the charge and received a two-year prison sentence.

•Aaron Paul Tiffany, 30, domestic assault and filing a false report, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and received a 30-day suspended sentence with court costs to be paid within 60 days. Fine was suspended and false report charge dropped.

•Pablo Figueroa, 44, charged with two counts of statutory rape, pleaded guilty to one count and received a two-year suspended sentence with 132 days to serve and the remainder on probation. Second count was dismissed.

•Scott Edward Mapes, 30, charged with possession of more than .5 grams of methamphetamine for resale, pleaded guilty to attempt to possess a schedule II drug for resale and received a three-year suspended sentence to be served on probation; to perform 200 hours of community service, fined $2,000 and court costs. Charge of possession of a weapon for the purpose of going armed was dropped.

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