A Franklin man received a 10-year sentence in Simpson Circuit Court.

 A guilty plea was entered by Jeffery Bell, 52, to a charge of promoting contraband. The sentence was enhanced by a charge of persistent felony offender. Bell was given credit for 161 days already served in jail and ordered to pay a fine and restitution totaling $1,504.

 Another Franklin man received a five-year sentence after pleading guilty to trafficking in a controlled substance — methamphetamine. James Henry Scott, 29, was fined $1,000 and ordered to pay restitution of more than $55.

 A Franklin man received a 16-month sentence and was fined $1,000. A guilty plea was entered by Travis D. Coots, 24, to a charge of theft by unlawful taking, $500 or more but under $10,000. Credit was given for nine days already served in jail and restitution totaled almost $1,025.

 Three-years probation was approved in the cases of two Franklin men.

 Christopher David Hammond, 25, entered guilty pleas in one case to a charge of possession of marijuana and tampering with physical evidence and in another case to second-degree bail jumping. Hammond was ordered to serve 90 days in jail and pay a fee and restitution totaling more than $36.

 And, Kentavious A. Tyus, 33, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance — methamphetamine — second offense and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 Three-years probation was also approved in the case of Aliza L. Paavola, 20, of Portland, Tennessee. She pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia and promoting contraband and was ordered to pay restitution of more than $55.

 Judge Janet J. Crocker presided Monday, Aug. 10 in Simpson Circuit Court.

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 A Bowling Green man received a six-year sentence on a charge of second-degree robbery in Simpson Circuit Court.

 David Tyler Akin, 23, pleaded guilty to the charge. He was fined $1,000 and given credit for 73 days already served in jail.

 Timothy O’Dell, 38, of Urbana, Illinois, received a three-year sentence after pleading guilty to flagrant non support. He was given credit for 106 days already served in jail and fined $1,000.

 And, four-years probation was approved in the case of a Franklin woman. Celestia Harris, 29, pleaded guilty to flagrant non support.

Judge Janet J. Crocker presided in Simpson Circuit Court on Monday, Aug. 3.

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