An Ozone/Westel area man charged in a series of crimes ranging from possession of methamphetamine to sale and delivery of meth, theft, impersonation and several weapons charges, is now serving a four-year prison sentence.

Hank Earl Moss, 32, Ozone Rd., entered the sentencing agreement early last month and immediately began serving his jail sentence. He also forfeited weapons seized when deputies arrested him on nine separate occasions on nearly two dozen charges.

Moss' string of arrests started in November 2004 and ran until the summer of 2005. He told Judge Lillie Ann Sells during a sentencing hearing that he had been in jail and "clean now for six months." In addition, Moss had moved back home.

Moss said all his troubles stemmed from his addiction to methamphetamine.

During the hearing, the father of four children ages 3 to 13 pleaded guilty to possession of meth, possession of a schedule II drug, theft of a four-wheeler and a weapon charge.

His request for a delayed surrender to begin serving his sentence was denied.

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