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Guilty Plea Entered Minutes Before Jury Selection

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About 20 minutes before jury selection began Monday, August 1, in Eighth Judicial District Court at the Hopkins County Courthouse, Amy Sue Philips pled guilty before the judge to Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 (methamphetamine) less than 1-gram. Entering the plea bargain agreement, she received five (5) years of felony probation and 90 days in Delta County Jail.

Her trial was set to begin Tuesday, August 2. Although a Hopkins County case, Philips will be incarcerated at some point in Delta County Jail. She is a resident of Cooper.

Author: Staff Reporter

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