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Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on May 25, 2016

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Dana M. Ausbrooks, Franklin, Tennessee, for the Appellant, Kavonda Renee Waters.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Sophia S. Lee, Senior Counsel; and Kim R. Helpher, District Attorney General, for the Appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): WOODALL

Defendant, Kavonda Renee Waters, pleaded guilty to a Class A misdemeanor failure to appear in case number II-CR017036 and a Class E felony failure to appear offense in case number II-CR058059. The trial court imposed sentences of eleven months, twenty- nine days for failure to appear in case number II-CR017036 and two years for felony failure to appear in case number II-CR058059. On appeal, Defendant argues that her sentence is excessive and that the trial court erred by ordering her to serve her sentence in confinement. After review, we affirm the judgments of the trial court.