Drug Convictions Separate Friends
Thursday, December 8, 2011 6:28 pm
A friendship between an Alexandria woman and a Carthage man was broken up Thursday in Cannon County Circuit Court following their convictions on drug-related charges.
John B. Carter, of Carthage, pled guilty to Promotion of Methamphetamine Manufacture. Judge Don Ash sentenced Carter to serve 4 years in the Tennessee Department of Corrections. That sentenced was suspended. He was placed on state supervised probation for 4 years, fined $2,000 and assessed court costs. He will also forfeit seized property.
A co-defendent, Audria Estes, of Alexandria, pled guilty to Facilitation of the Promotion of Methamphetamine Manufacture. She was sentenced to serve 2 years in the Tennessee Department of Corrections. That sentenced was suspended and she was placed on state supervised probation for 2 years. Estes was also fined $2,000, assessed court costs, and ordered to forfeit property seized during the investigation.
Carter and Estes are now convicted felons. As part of the the probation conditions for both of them, are are prohibited from having any direct or indirect contact with any other convicted felon.