STATE OF TENNESSEE v. FRANK KENDALE SPARKMAN, JR. - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Sep 19, 2014

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Kenneth K. Crites, Centerville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Frank Kendale Sparkman, Jr.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Leslie E. Price, Senior Counsel; Kim R. Helper, District Attorney General; and Sean Duddy, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): OGLE

The appellant, Frank Kendale Sparkman, Jr., pled guilty in the Lewis County Circuit Court to selling one-half gram or more of cocaine, a Class B felony, and possession of less than one-half gram of cocaine, a Class C felony, and received an effective eleven-year sentence to be served on supervised probation. On appeal, the appellant contends that the trial court erred by revoking his probation and ordering that he serve his effective sentence in confinement. Based upon the record and the parties’ briefs, we affirm the judgment of the trial court.

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