STATE OF TENNESSEE v. THOMAS PLEAS WATTS - Articles

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Posted by: Karen Belcher on Jul 25, 2017

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Gregory M. Reed, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, for the appellant, Thomas Pleas Watts.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Jeffrey D. Zentner, Assistant Attorney General; Jennings H. Jones, District Attorney General; and John Zimmerman, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): MONTGOMERY

The Defendant, Thomas Pleas Watts, pleaded guilty in the Rutherford County Circuit Court to possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. See T.C.A. §§39-17-418 (2010) (amended 2014, 2016) (misdemeanor possession of marijuana), 39-17-425 (2014) (misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia). Pursuant to the plea agreement, the trial court granted the Defendant judicial diversion for eleven months andtwenty-nine days. On appeal, the Defendant presents certified questions of law regarding the trial court’s denying his motion to suppress.We dismiss the appeal.

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