Three Are Headed to Prison After Entering Guilty Pleas In Marion County CourtThree people were sentenced to prison after entering guilty pleas in Marion County Court.
27-year-old Timothy Finley of Camp Street in Iuka was sentenced to seven years in prison for residential burglary to the Marvin Bumgarner property on Kinmundy Road in Salem. Finley was one of three arrested for allegedly taking scrap metal from inside Bumgarner's garage. Bumgarner had stopped the vehicle the three were riding after being tipped by a neighbor they were seen near the garage. The three also reportedly had a small engine block, extension cords and a chimney cover taken from Bumgarner's property.
25-year-old Crystal Young of East Fifth in Kinmundy was sentenced to 30 months in prison for forging a $60 check on the account of the Kinmundy Christian Church Youth Group. A second forgery count for writing another bad check on the account was dropped as part of the plea.
42-year-old Charles Whipple of South James in Wamac received 18 months in prison for felony driving on a revoked license. The charge will be served concurrently with a sentence handed down in Jefferson County.
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