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July 21, 2019

7/8/2019 1:14:00 PM
Man gets 5 years at DOC after courthouse escape

Kimlynn D. Patton, who escaped from the sheriff transport as it arrived at the JC Courthouse and then eluded searchers for more than 24 hours, has now pled to that crime as well as two others.

Patton, has pled to 3 counts: a 2016 burglary at SET Steel, an L5F; the April 2019 escape at the courthouse, an L5F; and another count of escape, stemming from an Oct. 2018 escape from home detention, an L6F.

He received a sentence of 5 years on each of the 2 L5Fs and a one-year sentence on the L6F, all of which are to be served consecutively at the DOC.

Additonally, Patton was ordered to pay $25,987.84 in restitution to SET Enterprises jointly with Chris Mays.

David E. Turner has pled guilty to visiting a common nuisance, a B misdemeanor, and sentenced to 60 days with credit for 30 actual days. It is to be served consecutive to 2 2017 felony convictions.

Josie E. Robbins has pled guilty in 2 separate cases where both charges were possession of meth, both L6Fs.

Robbins was sentenced to 2 years in each cases, to be served consecutive to each other and was recommended for purposeful incarceration (therapeutic community program) at the DOC.

Travis Barger has pled to visiting a common nuisance, a B misdemeanor, and setenced to 120 days with credit for 59 days.

Megan Diana Abbott has pled to nonsupport of a dependent child, an L6F, and sentenced to 18 months with credit for 30 days and the sentence suspended to probation. She was ordered to pay restitution to Jo Burton in the amount of $4989. As a condition of probation, she must stay current with her child support responsibility.

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