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May 22, 2014

Eight get prison time

MT. VERNON — Eight individuals were recently sentenced to prison as a result of pleading guilty to various offenses, according to State’s Attorney Doug Hoffman.

Those sentenced include:

n Kyle Badgett, 23, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to aggravated unlawful participation of meth production, a Class X felony. He was sentenced to six years in prison followed by three years of mandatory supervised release. On Jan. 27, Badgett was found by detectives of the Mt. Vernon Police/Jefferson County Sheriff’s Joint Narcotics Division to be producing a quantity of meth at a motel in Mt. Vernon.

n Michael P. Scroggins, 39, Codorva, Ala., pleaded guilty to unlawful participation in meth production, a Class 1 felony. He was sentenced to six years in prison followed by two years of mandatory supervised release. On Feb. 15, Scroggins was found by officers of the MVPD to be participating in the production of meth in a room at a hotel in Mt. Vernon.

n Marty D. McCluskey, 19, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to residential burglary, a Class 1 felony. He was sentenced to five years in prison followed by two years of mandatory supervised release. The court recommended the defendant for the Impact Incarceration Program, also known as boot camp. On Dec. 27, 2013, McCluskey and other individuals entered a Mt. Vernon residence when the occupants were away and removed various items. He was later arrested by Mt. Vernon Police.

n Travis M. Smith, 26, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, a Class 2 felony. He was sentenced to three years in prison followed by two years of mandatory supervised release. On April 25, 2013, Smith delivered a quantity of oxycodone to a confidential source working with the Joint Narcotics Division.

n Jerry A. England, 37, Mt. Vernon, pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a controlled substance, a Class 4 felony. He was sentenced to two years in prison followed by one year of mandatory supervised release. On April 6, England possessed a quantity of hydrocodone during contact with Mt. Vernon Police.

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