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Ex-Tennessee teacher pleads guilty; sentencing set for September

Ex-Tennessee teacher pleads guilty; sentencing set for September

Brown pleaded guilty to three counts of prohibitions concerning companion animals, the animal-cruelty law that went into effect in late 2016 sometimes known as Goddard's Law.

An ex-Tennessee teacher who fled the state last year with a 15-year-old student has pleaded guilty to federal charges.

Prosecutors say Garcia faces up to 10 years in prison when she's sentenced and must pay restitution as ordered by the court. His lawyer says he'll ask for a less severe sentence.

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After talking with Smith for a short while in the hallway, Jones agreed to continue and finished the plea hearing.

When authorities found Thomas and Cummins past year following a nationwide search, Cummins was taken into federal custody, where he remains.

In his guilty plea, Diaz, 58, admitted diverting money from the contract to pay a lobbyist who was securing funding for the Big Crow program - originally meant to use two aircraft in electronic warfare testing. He was sentenced to eight years in prison, which were concurrent with time he was already serving in two other cases.


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