STATE OF TENNESSEE v. WHITNEY KRISTINA HARRIS - Articles

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Posted by: Landry Butler on Jul 17, 2017

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Gene G. Scott, Jonesborough, Tennessee, for the appellant, Whitney Kristina Harris.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Renee W. Turner, Senior Counsel, and Zachary Harris, Assistant Attorney General; Anthony Wade Clark, District Attorney General; Janet V. Hardin and Dennis Brooks, Assistant District Attorneys General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): MONTGOMERY

The Defendant, Whitney Kristina Harris, was convicted upon her guilty pleas of tampering with evidence, a Class C felony, and accessory after the fact to first degree murder, a Class E felony. See T.C.A. §§ 39-16-503 (2014) (tampering with evidence), 39-11-411 (2014) (accessory after the fact). The Defendant pleaded guilty as a Range II offender as a term of the plea agreement and agreed to an effective ten-year sentence. The manner of service of her sentence was reserved for the trial court’s determination. On appeal, the Defendant contends that the trial court erred in imposing incarceration rather than an alternative sentence. We affirm the judgments of the trial court, and we remand the case for correction of a clerical error on the accessory after the fact judgment.

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