Circuit Court Roundup
February 20, 2019
Matthew Allen Pitts
Matthew Allen Pitts, 30, pleaded no contest to unlawful use of a weapon and was sentenced to 36 months probation in Linn County Circuit Court Feb. 13.
Charges of menacing and third-degree theft were dismissed as part of a plea agreement.
Unlawful use of a weapon is a class C felony.
Pitts was sentenced to 60 days in jail with credit for time served.
Pitts had been arrested and charged in connection to the theft of two sausage sticks and pulling a knife on a member of the staff at Thriftway, 621 Main St., on June 13.
Police used a dog to locate Pitts behind the Veteran...