Eight Sentenced To Prison At Circuit Law Day

The following people were sentenced to the Department of Corrections at the Douglas County Circuit Court law day on May 3, according to the office of Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney Chris Wade.

William O. Hogue, 34, of Sparta, was sentenced to seven years for 2nd degree domestic assault and five years for felonious restraint. Hogue’s sentence will be consecutive to a sentence he is currently serving. The case was investigated by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department.

Carlton Wake, 37, of Willow Springs, was sentenced to seven years for stealing. Wake received a suspended seven year sentence on Sept. 8, 2015, and violated his probation. This case was investigated by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department.

Elias David, 20, of Thornfield, was sentenced to seven years for 2nd degree assault. David received a suspended seven year sentence on Oct. 8, 2013, and violated his probation. The case was investigated by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department.

Ashton Brown, 22, of Gainesville, was sentenced to six years for forgery and possession of methamphetamine. She was on probation for events that occurred on April 23, 2014, and April 14, 2015. The cases were investigated by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department.

Roger Steward, 55, of Ava, received three years for possession of methamphetamine. The case was investigated by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department.

William Batterton, 39, of West Plains, received three years for stealing. The case was investigated by the Ava Police Department.

Britni Tyra Dixon, 27, of Ava, received three years for child abuse and three years for 2nd degree burglary. Dixon received a three year suspended sentence on Dec. 14, 2012, and violated her probation. Both cases were investigated by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department.

Matt Lane, 40, of Ava, was sentenced to Long Term Drug Treatment through the Department of Corrections. This is a 12 – 24 month program. The case was investigated by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department.

There were 75 felony cases on the docket for law day. You can follow the Douglas County Prosecutor on Facebook at Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney.