Bartee spends first night in jail

September 4, 2013

James Bartee spent the first night of his five-year prison sentence in the Oconee Detention Center. His lawyer announced in court that he’ll attempt to obtain a recognizance bond that’ll allow his client to be freed while his side pursues an appeal of yesterday’s verdict. That verdict was guilty to the charge of solicitation to commit a felony and it brought A sentence handed down by Judge Lawton McIntosh that amounts to 10 years, suspended to five years, and five years probation. Bartee is to undergo a psychiatric evaluation and complete 250 hours community service. The verdict came yesterday afternoon in two hours time and it followed a trial that ran all of last week and featured four days of testimony.

 

Weather

Calendar

  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 31, 2014 3:00 pmThe Westminster United Methodist Church's Community Singing
  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
AEC v1.0.4