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Walker pleads guilty, sentenced to 10 years for stalking, threats
by Debbie Lurie-Smith
Oct 10, 2013 | 1840 views | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend | print
A domestic dispute that grew into terroristic threats and stalking resulted in a 10-year sentence for a Jones County man who will be spending the next two years in prison.

James Clinton Walker pled guilty Sept. 26 in Jones County Superior Court to three counts aggravated stalking, terroristic threats and acts, and family violence battery. The defendant is to receive credit for time served since his arrest Oct. 22, 2012, and the remainder of his sentence may be served on probation.

According to an incident report by Deputy Marcus Jackson, Walker’s first arrest was Sept. 23 following an argument with the victim that ended in the defendant destroying her cell phone and choking her. The deputy said the victim had four witnesses to previous abuse by Walker.

Jackson advised the victim to obtain a temporary restraining order against the offender, and then he and Sgt. Travis Douglas went to Walker’s location and talked to him.

The offender admitted having an altercation with the victim and that he destroyed her phone. Walker also admitted threatening to kill the victim, adding that the statement was made in the heat of the moment.

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