Six Sentenced to Prison For Violation of Probation

On August 29, 2016, Fentress County Criminal Court Judge E. Shayne Sexton, ordered that Leticha J. Matthews, Nicholas Walden, Anthony Ray Cooper, Michael Lee Lewis, Rebecca Mullinix and Alvin J. Romero, serve their respective sentence in the custody of the Tennessee Department of Corrections after each defendant was found to have violated the terms and conditions of their respective probation.

Leticha J. Matthews pled guilty to Child Neglect, a class E felony, on April 25, 2011. She was sentenced to a two year sentence and placed on supervised probation for two years. Ms. Matthews violated her probation for the second time by failure to report to her probation officer, and failure to pay court costs as ordered by the Court. The defendant submitted to the violation of probation, and was ordered by the Court to serve a total of two years in the Tennessee Department of Corrections.

Nicholas Walden pled guilty to Passing Worthless Checks over $1,000 (2 counts), each a class D Felony, and Passing Worthless Checks over $500 (2 counts) each a class E Felony, on September 30, 2013. Mr. Walden was sentenced to a four year sentence and placed on supervised probation for four years.

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