STATE OF TENNESSEE v. CARL C. DOTSON - Articles

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Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Apr 1, 2015

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Dana M. Ausbrooks, Franklin, Tennessee, for the appellant, Carl C. Dotson.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Tracy L. Alcock, Assistant Attorney General; Kim R. Helper, District Attorney General; Kelly Lawrence and Nicole Douche, Assistant District Attorneys General, for the appellee, the State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): WOODALL

A Williamson County Jury returned an indictment against Defendant, Carl C. Dotson, charging him with theft of property valued over $1,000 but less than $10,000 and driving under the influence of an intoxicant (DUI), third offense. A jury trial was held, and Defendant was convicted of the offenses. The trial court imposed a sentence of two years as a Range One offender for theft to be served in confinement and eleven months, twentynine days for DUI to be served concurrently. The judgment for DUI indicates that Defendant is to serve 160 days of his sentence for DUI in confinement and then eleven months and twenty-nine days on supervised probation. On appeal, Defendant argues that the evidence was insufficient to support his convictions. After a thorough review, we affirm the judgments of the trial court.

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