Burglar faces up to 13-year sentence

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

A Lewisburg man could be sentenced to another year in jail because he allegedly assaulted a Marshall County correctional officer while being incarcerated after a jury found him guilty of another assault during a burglary when he'd been drinking.

Public records show that Marty Ray Campbell, 21, of Limestone Avenue was arrested Oct. 1 and indicted Dec. 19 on the three charges filed by City Police Officer Jackie Sands for the Sept. 30 burglary at Mark Suchan's 634 4th Ave. home, where Campbell was accused of trying to cut the man with a knife.

Court records show that authorities were called twice, but the phone was hung up. During the second call a man reported another man was trying to kill him.

Campbell was tried in Marshall County Circuit Court on the assault, burglary and underage drinking charges on April 7. A jury returned guilty verdicts on all three charges. Assistant District Attorney Kate Lavery prosecuted Campbell. Judge Robert Crigler revoked Campbell's $15,250 bond and set 9 a.m. May 21 for a sentencing hearing.

Now, a pre-sentence report is being prepared for the judge by state probation and parole officers. It's probably going to include . . . .Pick up a copy of today's edition of the Marshall County Tribune, Wednesday, April 16th, 2008 for entire coverage. Call 931-359-1188 and subsribe today for home delivery of the hometown newspaper!