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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Feb 28, 2012

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1: Ardena J. Garth, District Public Defender; Richard Kenneth Mabee, Assistant District Public Defender (on appeal); and Blake Murchison, Assistant District Public Defender (at trial), Chattanooga, Tennessee, for the appellant, Joshua Daniel Brookshire.

Attorneys 2: Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General & Reporter; Leslie E. Price, Assistant Attorney General; Bill Cox, District Attorney General; Brian Finlay, Assistant District Attorney General; for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): BIVINS

Joshua Daniel Brookshire (“the Defendant”) pled guilty to five counts of burglary of an automobile and entered nolo contendere pleas to two additional counts of burglary of an automobile. The trial court sentenced the Defendant as a Range I offender to concurrent terms of two years to serve in the Tennessee Department of Correction on each of the seven counts. The Defendant then reached his determinate release date and was released onto supervised probation. Subsequently, a probation revocation warrant was issued alleging that the Defendant had violated his probation by committing new driving offenses, changing residences without informing his probation officer, failing to report, failing to obtain permission to leave his county of residence, and failing to pay his probation fees. The Defendant was taken into custody, and the trial court later conducted a revocation hearing. At the conclusion of the hearing, the trial court revoked the Defendant’s probation and ordered him to serve his remaining sentence in confinement. The Defendant has appealed the trial court’s ruling. Upon our careful review of the record, we affirm the trial court’s judgment.