An Athens man was sentenced to five years in jail on two counts of theft by taking.
James Anthony Rossi Jr., 38, 2392 Airport Drive, Apt. 2, Athens, was also sentenced to five years probation and 20 hours of community service on the charges. He was also fined $100.
Other action filed recently in the office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Madison County include:
•Anthony Reginald Bales, 23, 30 Project Street, Apt. 466B, Colbert, was sentenced to three years confinement, seven years probation and fined $725 for burglary.
•Timothy Elton Anderson, 45, 7106 Hwy. 72 West, was sentenced to one year confinement for two counts of criminal trespass and one count of disorderly conduct.
•Christopher Ray Ogle, 23, 41 Beaver Run Road, Winterville, was sentenced to one year probation for obstruction of officers.