State v. Chacon

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State v. Chacon

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Call Date
February 3, 2017
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Case Summary

S-16-0419) and 16-0425) State v. Jesus A. Chacon (Appellant)

Hall County, Judge John Icenogle

Attorneys: Sarah E. Marfisi (Attorney General's Office) --- Matthew A. Works (Public Defender's Office for Appellant)

Criminal: Plea: Possession of a controlled substance, Class IV felony (2 counts); DUI

Proceedings below: Pursuant to a plea agreement, Appellant entered no contest pleas and was found guilty. He was sentenced to 20 months to 5 years in prison for one count of possession, and 2 years with 12 months post-release supervision for the second count of possession. For the DUI, he was sentenced 6 months, a $500 fine, and 18 month license suspension. All sentences were ordered to be served concurrently.

Issues: The sentences imposed were excessive.