STATE OF TENNESSEE v. TERMEL DOWDY - Articles

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Posted by: Barry Kolar on May 14, 2015

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Michael J. Rocco, Sparta, Tennessee (on appeal); and Patrick Hayes, Cookeville, Tennessee (at hearing), for the Appellant, Termel Dowdy.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Sophia S. Lee, Senior Counsel; Bryant C. Dunaway, District Attorney General; and Philip Hatch, Assistant District Attorney General, for the Appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): GLENN

The defendant, Termel Dowdy, pled guilty to introduction of contraband into a penal institution, a Class C felony, and DUI, a Class A misdemeanor, in exchange for a ten- year sentence with the manner of service to be determined by the trial court. After a sentencing hearing, the trial court ordered that the defendant serve his sentence in confinement, which he now appeals. Following our review, we affirm the judgments of the trial court.

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