Volume 51, Number 30

eighteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, July 24, 2014

Military marker thief receives multiple sentences

The man responsible for recent stolen military markers
plead guilty before Judge Leon Burns, Jr. on July 22nd. Brad
Stinson, 30, 3287 Moodyville Rd., plead guilty to ten counts of
theft of property valued between
$500 and $1000, each
are a class D felony. He also
plead guilty to eleven counts
of theft of property valued at
$500 or less which are class A
misdemeanors. Stinson received
the maximum sentence
of four years for each of the 10
felony counts and 11 months
and 29 days for each of the 11
misdemeanor charges. All of
the sentences are to be served
and are concurrent. He was
also ordered to pay $515 in
restitution.
Assistanct District Attorney
General Owen Burnett
stated, "I wish to thank Pickett
County Sheriff Clois Brown for the outstanding work that he
and his officers performed during the investigation of Brad
Stinson." He stated that he wished to thank Deputy James
Hammock for the many hours of excellent work he performed
in the case, and also, former deputy now Tennessee Highway
Patrol Trooper Eddie Gibson for his work. Burnett stated that
it took many hours of hard work by the Sheriff Brown's department
to make so many good cases for the prosecution of
Mr. Stinson.

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