Hollis Sentenced To 16 Years For Aggravated Kidnappings
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A Woodbury man will have 16 years in the state penitentiary to think about his actions on Christmas Eve 2010.

Johnny Brian Hollis entered no contest pleas to two counts of Aggravated Kidnapping in Cannon County Circuit Court on Monday, April 2.

Judge Don Ash sentenced Hollis, who was out on parole at the time of the incident, to serve 16 years in state prison on each count. The sentences will run concurrently. However, they will run consecutively to the sentence for parole violation Hollis is already serving. 

On Dec. 24, 2010, Hollis was charged by the Woodbury Police Department with aggravated rape, aggravated kidnapping, resisting arrest, possession of drug paraphernalia and prohibited possession of a weapon.

He had been released on parole from the Tennessee Department of Corrections on Dec. 6 of that year. He had been in prison after being convicted on a charge of voluntary manslaughter in November 2004 after he beat a man to death in Davidson County.

According to the WPD, during the Christmas Eve 2010 incident Hollis imprisoned two women while holding them at bay with a machete. One of the women managed to escape without harm; however, the other victim was raped.

Hollis resisted officers when they went to his home to arrest him on the charges.

In exchange for the pleas to the kidnappings, the other charges were dropped.

In other cases heard by Judge Ash Monday:

• Timmy Mount pled guilty to Simple Possession Of Cocaine. He received a suspended sentence of 11 months, 29 days, equal time of probation, a $750 fine and was assessed court costs. Mount also pled guilty to Unlawful Possession Of A Credit Or Debit EDB Card. He received a suspended sentence of 11 months, 29 days, equal probation time, and was assessed court costs. The sentences will run concurrent.

• Stephen Bennett pled guilty to six counts of TennCare Fraud (Doctor Shopping). He received a 2 year suspended sentence on each count, to run concurrent, and was placed on state supervised probation for two years. He was also ordered to pay a $100 fine and the court costs on each count.

• Lisa Winslow pled guilty to Violation Of Probation. She was ordered to serve her original 4 year sentence and was given credit for time served.

• Elizabeth Barrett pled guilty to Violation Of Probation. She was ordered to serve her original 4 year sentence and was given credit for time served.

• Mickey Russell pled guilty to Violation Of Probation. He was ordered to serve 4 months in the Cannon County Jail. Upon release he will be placed back on probation for 2 years. He agreed to serve his entire sentence for any future violations.

• Christopher Adams pled guilty to Violation Of Probation. His judicial diversion was terminated and he was ordered to serve his entire 3 year sentence for Aggravated Burglary and pay restitution in the amount of $2,200.

• Jacqueline Barrett pled guilty to Violation Of Probation. She was ordered to serve 6 months in the county jail and was given credit for time served. Upon release she will be placed back on probation for 4 years. 

• Patricia Gomez pled guilty to Violation Of Probation. She was ordered to serve her original 2 year sentence.

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