A Cumberland County man escaped jail but must pay $1,940.70 restitution to the state of Tennessee after entering a guilty plea to TennCare fraud last week.

Anthony W. Ausmus, 42, was charged with four counts of TennCare fraud and faced a 1-6 years prison term on each count, plus restitution.

Ausmus pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of attempted TennCare fraud, a class A misdemeanor, and received two 11-month and 29-day suspended sentences to be served consecutively, or for two years, on probation.

The cases Ausmus pleaded guilty to date back to June and July of 2007.

In other cases on the docket, the following took place.

Deadline docket

•Matthew Raymond Alcorn, aggravated burglary, attempted theft more than $500 and vandalism, continued to Nov. 25.

•Natasha Helene Bowman, forgery and passing a forged instrument, continued to Oct. 19.

•Aubrey Chantel Braunm, initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine, continued to Nov. 25.

•Anthony Edward Britton, initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine, continued to Sept. 25.

•Richard Henry Brower, rape of a child and violation of the sex offender registry act, ordered to undergo mental evaluation; set for trial Dec. 16 with motion hearing date set for Nov. 25.

•Lisa Ann Brown, two counts of first-degree murder, continued to Jan. 27.

•Alexander Ruben Carino, two counts of felony murder and attempted especially aggravated robbery, continued to Nov. 25 at 1 p.m.

•Steve Charles, possession for resale, driving under the influence and refusing to take an intoximeter test, set for trial Nov. 6.

•Jeremy Ernest Clark, aggravated robbery, attempted theft more than $500 and vandalism more than $500, continued to Nov. 25.

•Cody Rickey Cofer, two counts of felony murder and attempted especially aggravated robbery, continued to Nov. 25.

•Abe T. Collins, aggravated assault with a weapon, resisting arrest and violation of an order of protection, continued to Nov. 25.

•Joey Dale Elmore, burglary and two counts of simple possession of marijuana, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear; ten days in jail and ordered held for bond hearing.

•John Lavern Fields Jr., initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine, continued to Oct. 19.

•Michael Paul Gasvoda, burglary and theft more than $1,000, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear; ten days in jail and ordered held for bond hearing.

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