Man Gets 7 Years for String of Paducah Burglaries
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH - A man has been sentenced to seven years behind bars for his role in several burglaries last year on Paducah's Southside.

Deshawn Woods was arrested on Dec. 14, after a woman returned to her home on Walter Jetton Boulevard to find him inside. He was later implicated in several other burglaries in the area that had occured since October of last year. 

Court records show Woods pleaded guilty in McCracken County Circuit Court previously to seven counts of second degree burglary and one count of third degree burglary. Judge Tony Kitchen sentenced Woods to seven years on each second degree burglary charge. Woods was also sentenced to five years each on six counts of receiving stolen property, and on one count of third degree burglary. He also was sentenced to 12 months each on nine counts of theft by deception. All sentences will run concurrently.

In addition to time in prison, Woods was ordered to pay restitution of $5,125.

Published 10:03 AM, Tuesday Jul. 10, 2018
Updated 05:10 PM, Wednesday Jul. 11, 2018

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