Guilty pleas were entered by two Franklin residents to a charge of operating a motor vehicle under the influence in Simpson District Court on Thursday, Aug. 27.

Scott Baker, 65, was ordered to serve four days in jail and pay court costs, a fine and fee totaling $754. His license was suspended for 90 days.

And, a two-day sentence was placed on 24 months conditional discharge in the case of 34 year-old Cassie Lou Ann Ramsey. Ms. Ramsey's license was suspended for 60 days. She also pleaded guilty to excessive windshield/window tinting, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security and failure to notify address change to the department of transportation. Fines, fees and court costs totaled $879.

Two Tennessee men also pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle under the influence in Simpson District Court.

A two-day sentence was placed on 24 months conditional discharge in the case of Jamal Anthony Young, 29, of Columbia. His license was suspended for 60 days. Young also pleaded guilty to operating on a suspended/revoked operator's license receiving a 30-day sentence that was placed on 24 months conditional discharge. Fines, fees and court costs totaled $729. Young's case was heard on Thursday, Aug. 27.

And, a two-day sentence was placed on 24 months conditional discharge in the case of Walter Lee Bland, 48, of Portland. Bland's license was suspended for 30 days. He was ordered to pay a fine, fee and court costs totaling $754. Bland's case was heard on Tuesday, Sept. 1.

Judge Martha Blair Harrison presides in Simpson District Court.

     

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