TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Aug 31, 2016

Former Clarksville attorney Carrie Gasaway was supposed to serve 40 days in an Alabama jail after pleading guilty in July to theft over $10,000, but when she went to check in she was turned away, the Leaf Chronicle reports. “Despite previous consent, the Sheriff of Henry County ultimately declined to accept Ms. Gasaway without an order approving such from a judge in Alabama and no judge in Alabama would consent to such an order,” read a motion asking the court to reassign her to the Montgomery County Jail. Gasaway was given a three-year sentence with 40 days to be served in jail, 90 days on house arrest and unsupervised probation for the rest of the time. She and her husband, former Circuit Judge John Gasaway, lived in Clarksville at the time the crimes occurred. She now claims an Alabama address.