STATE OF TENNESSEE v. JIMMY RAY MASSEY, JR. - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Aug 1, 2013

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Christopher P. Westmoreland, Shelbyville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Jimmy Ray Massey, Jr.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Lacy E. Wilber, Assistant Attorney General; Charles Crawford, District Attorney General; and Richard Cawley, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): GLENN

The defendant, Jimmy Ray Massey, Jr., pled guilty in the Bedford County Circuit Court to felony failure to appear, a Class E felony, and was sentenced by the trial court as a career offender to six years at 60% in the Department of Correction. On appeal, he argues that his guilty plea was involuntary and that the trial court imposed an excessive sentence. Following our review, we affirm the judgment of the trial court.

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