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Court of Appeals of Georgia.



Decided: July 27, 2022

John Herbert Cranford Jr., District Attorney, Newnan, Christine Diane Caldwell, Assistant District Attorney, for Appellant. Jared Benjamin Craig, for Appellee.

After Dennis Mark Langley pled guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, the trial court imposed a sentence totaling ten years, to serve six months with the remainder on probation. The State appealed, and in State v. Langley, 358 Ga. App. 343, 855 S.E.2d 376 (2021), we reversed the trial court's imposition of the probated sentence. The Supreme Court of Georgia granted certiorari and reversed this Court's opinion, holding that the trial court was authorized to impose a probated sentence under OCGA § 17-10-1 (a) (1) (A). Langley v. State, 313 Ga. 141, 147-148 (2), 868 S.E.2d 759 (2022).

We now adopt the Supreme Court's decision as our own. Accordingly, the trial court's order sentencing Langley to a term that included a probated sentence is affirmed.

Judgment affirmed.

Markle, Judge.

Reese and Land, JJ., concur.

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Docket No: A20A1806

Decided: July 27, 2022

Court: Court of Appeals of Georgia.

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