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Four Sentenced To Prison at Law Day

During Douglas County Law Day on Aug. 8, four individuals were sentenced to the Department of Corrections, according to the office of Prosecuting Attorney Chris Wade.
Tommy Cooper, 34, West Plains, was sentenced to five years for forgery after his probation was revoked by the court. The original offense occurred in August of 2015 and was investigated by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department.
Amber January, 38, Ava, was sentenced to three years for unlawful possession of a firearm and three years for possession of a controlled substance after her probation was revoked by the court. The sentences will run consecutively for a total of six years in the Department of Corrections. The original offenses occurred in November of 2014 and were investigated by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department.
Daniel Melton, 27, Mtn. Grove, was sentenced to four years for third degree domestic assault after his probation was revoked by the court. The original offense occurred in March of 2013 and was investigated by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department.
Christopher M. Walker, 44, Springfield, was sentenced to seven years for possession of a controlled substance. Walker was ordered to complete the long term treatment program through the Department of Corrections. The offense occurred in March of 2016 and was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
There were 68 total cases on this docket with 66 being felonies. There were seven guilty pleas entered.
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