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RICO defendant receives 3 years to serve after plea
by Debbie Lurie-Smith
Aug 28, 2014 | 1995 views | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print
A defendant in Jones County’s most recent Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act case was sentenced to three years to serve in prison for her involvement in the crime.

Kaitlyn Denise Addy entered a guilty plea and received a sentence of 15 years in Jones County Superior Court Aug. 21 for violation of the RICO Act. The first three years of the sentence are to be served in confinement and the remainder on probation.

The guilty plea was accepted by Chief Superior Court Judge William Prior.

Assistant District Attorney Dawn Baskin told the court that Addy was considered a second tier offender in the case. The prosecutor said the defendant was arrested for another offense of possession of methamphetamine in Putnam County but that charge was dismissed as part of a plea agreement in the RICO case.

In a story about the RICO arrests in The Jones County News, 40 individuals were indicted in the case by a grand jury Jan. 7. A total of 50 defendants were arrested beginning Oct. 22, 2013, but 10 of them resolved their cases before the grand jury met in January.

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