Donnie Williams Jr. was sentenced by Superior Court Judge Trent Brown July 18 to 10 years to serve for the offense of burglary, with credit for time served since Oct. 26, 2009.
The state had offered Williams a negotiated sentence of five years to serve prior to last week’s court date. The defendant was represented in the probation revocation hearing by public defender Len Myers.
The defense stipulated, for the purpose of the hearing, to the validity of drugs tested by the Georgia Bureau of Investigations and the chain of custody of that evidence.
Williams pled guilty in October of 2009 to burglary in Jones County. He was sentenced to five years probation and was allowed to enter his plea as a first offender. He violated that probation when he was charged with another Jones County burglary Oct. 25, 2010.
Williams was also charged with possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute and fleeing and eluding law enforcement officers, Aug. 17, 2011, in Bibb County.
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