JC man sentenced for stealing TV, assaulting policeman

Cole County Presiding Judge Pat Joyce recently sentenced a Jefferson City man to seven years in prison for stealing a television from Walmart in August 2011 and dragging a police officer with his car while trying to escape.

According to court records, James Holleman, 30, of 3832 Oxford Road, pleaded guilty to assault on a law officer, resisting arrest, felony stealing, receiving stolen property and driving while intoxicated.

His sentence will run concurrent with all other sentences against him.

A Jefferson City Police Department probable cause statement shows Holleman attempted to leave Walmart on West Stadium Boulevard with a television worth more than $400.

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