Taylor gets 7 to 9 years

Published 1:02 pm Friday, July 30, 2010

Steven Taylor received two consecutive sentences yesterday of 90 to 117 months for escape local jail and habitual felon convictions. Taylor was sentenced yesterday in Polk County Superior Court by Judge Phillip Ginn. Taylor was convicted earlier this week after he escaped the Polk County Courthouse last year and was captured eight days later. Taylor is already serving a lengthy sentence at the N.C. Department of Corrections for other charges, including possession of a firearm by a felon, habitual felon and driving while impaired charges. His previous sentence was for 12 to 16 years.

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