Two Sentenced To Prison At July Law Day

The Douglas County Circuit Court criminal law day was held Tuesday, July 7. Two defendants were sentenced to the Department of Corrections, according to the office of Prosecuting Attorney Christopher Wade.

Tyler J. Brown, 25, Springfield, was sentenced to two years in prison for resisting arrest. These charges stem from a Nov. 22, 2014 vehicle pursuit in which a vehicle being operated by Brown failed to stop and fled from the Ava Police Department.

Jennifer D. Johnson, 46, Ava, was sentenced to two years in prison for possession of a controlled substance. These charges stem from a June 14, 2014 case which was investigated by the Ava Police Department.