Woman going to prison for auto burglary

Published 8:00 pm Tuesday, December 12, 2017

A Vicksburg woman is going to prison for five years after pleading guilty in Warren County Circuit Court to burglary of a vehicle.

Circuit Judge M. James Chaney sentenced Tina Brown, 39, to seven years in prison with two years suspended and five to serve with credit for time served in jail. She will be placed on two years-post release supervision when she is released.

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Chaney also ordered Brown to pay $1,548.50 in fines, fees, court costs and restitution.

In other cases:

• Willie Dwight Harris, 30, was sentenced to nine years in jail with five to serve after Chaney revoked his suspended sentence for possession of a firearm after felony conviction for failure to follow the court-ordered terms and conditions under the suspension.

Harris will be placed on four years’ post-release supervision after his release from prison.

• Oscar Lee Anderson, 25, was ordered to serve 90 days in a Mississippi Department of Corrections technical violation center after his suspended sentence was revoked for failing to pay, supervision and court-ordered fines fees and restitution. Anderson initially pleaded guilty to aggravated assault.

He was also placed on five years’ post-release supervision after he completes the 90-day sentence.

• Tredarvio Maxon, 28, received a suspended sentence and place on five years’ supervised probation after pleading guilty in Circuit Court to grand larceny. He was also ordered to pay $2,501.50 in fines, fees, court costs and restituion.

• Mack Taylor, 29, received a suspended 90-day sentence and ordered to pay $910.75 in fines, fees, court costs and restitution after pleading guilty in Circuit Court to simple assault-domestic violence.

About John Surratt

John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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