Merit man to serve three years for theft

Greenville – A prison sentence is handed down in connection to a Hunt County theft.

Shawn Wayne Mobley, of Merit, entered a guilty plea to a charge of theft of property, the value of which exceeded $20,000.

Under a plea bargain arraignment, Mobley was sentenced to three years and six months behind bars. He was facing a maximum sentence of up to ten years in prison.

Mobley is said to have stole three four-wheelers from a property in December 2007.