Commerce man headed back to prison

Commerce – A Commerce man is headed back to prison.

James Matthew McGucky entered pleas of guilty Thursday to one count each of possession of between one and four grams of methamphetamine and possession of less than one gram of methamphetamine. Under a plea bargain arraignment, McGucky was sentence to nine years in prison and 18 months in a state jail with the sentences to run concurrently.

In May, 2006 a jury found McGucky guilty of one count of possession of and/or transport of certain chemicals with the intent to manufacture a controlled substance, and one count of possession of a controlled substance. He was then sentenced to 11 years in prison and two years in a state jail, but was released on parole in December, 2007.