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DOBSON — A Mount Airy man was given nearly two months of active jail time in an identity theft case that was heard recently in Surry County Superior Court.

Christopher Anderson, 46, of Little River Trail, Mount Airy, pleaded guilty to a single count of identity theft in the case recently.

Through a plea agreement, a charge of obtaining property by false pretense was dismissed. Anderson was given an intermediate sentence that included credit for 50 days served in jail, and a suspended 13- to 25-month period of incarceration. He was placed on supervised probation for 24 months.

In other cases which appeared before the court:

• Joe Bill Puckett, 78, of East Wilson Street, Mount Airy, pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of attempt to fail to report a new address as a sex offender. A sex offender residence violation charge was dismissed.

Puckett was given an intermediate sentence that included an active portion of 172 days in jail with 169 days credited for time served. He was also given a suspended 11- to 23-month sentence and placed on unsupervised probation for 24 months.

• Robert Ray Roberts, 39, of Elon Way, Mount Airy, pleaded guilty to attempted trafficking in opium. A misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia charge was dismissed.

Roberts was ordered to serve 10 days in the Surry County Jail within 60 days of the judgment. A 15- to 27-month sentence was suspended pending the successful completion of 36 months of supervised probation.

• Candice Renee Taylor, 26, of Triumphant Road, Greensboro, pleaded guilty to two lesser counts of attempted trafficking opium or heroin, one by possession and one by transport.

She also pleaded guilty to a Level 1 driving while impaired, maintaining a drug vehicle or dwelling, possession of drug paraphernalia and expired registration card.

A charge of trafficking in opium or heroin was dismissed along with possession with intent to manufacture sell or deliver a schedule IV controlled substance.

She was given a 15- to 27-month suspended sentence, placed on supervised probation for 36 months and ordered to serve 30 days in jail within 180 days.

On the driving while impaired conviction Taylor was ordered to serve 30 days in jail within 180 days and given a suspended 24 month sentence pending the successful completion of 24 months of supervised probation.

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