Salem Man Recieves 4 1/2 Years In Prison After Failing Drug Court
Anthony Hays had earlier pleaded guilty to four burglaries at Salem businesses in the summer of 2011 and also pleaded guilty to an unrelated theft charge that was filed in November of last year. Hays admitted to burglaries to buildings at the Salem CountryClub, buildings owned by Bill Jones and Ed Purcell on South Broadway and a building owned by Jennifer Ward on West McMackin Street. He also admitted to the theft of tools from Robert Griggs last October.
A burglary charge for taking a safe from the Diane Lindsey home on Perkins Street in Odin was dropped as part of the plea.
Hays would have had the burglary convictions dropped against him if he would have successfully completed drug court.
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