A Commerce man was sentenced recently in Madison County Superior Court to 15 years confinement on burglary convictions.
Michael A. Harbert, no age available, 112 Loggins Trail, Commerce, pleaded guilty to 11 counts of burglary. He was sentenced to 15 years confinement and five years probation on 10 counts and 10 years probation on one charge of burglary. He was also fined $100.
Harbert was also sentenced to 10 years confinement on three felony theft by taking charges and five years confinement for criminal damage to property in the second degree.
In a separate case, Tony Raymond Ouzts, 43, 615 Woodale Street, Hull, was sentenced to three years confinement, 17 years probation, 80 hours community service and fined $100 for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute (reduced from trafficking in methamphetamine or amphetamine). He pleaded guilty to possession of less than an ounce of marijuana and was sentenced to one year confinement.
Charges of possession of a schedule III controlled substance, possession of tools for the commission of a crime and receipt, possession or transfer of a firearm by a convicted felon were dismissed.