More sentences handed down in circuit court.

Josh Presley
Staff Writer

This week’s Clay County Circuit Court session continued Monday and Tuesday with several cases continued, and others concluding.
Nathaniel Collins, 39, of Clay County pleaded guilty to possession of a weapon by a felon and was sentenced to 10 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC), along with a $500 fine.
Collins was indicted and arraigned in April on charges of fondling, sexual battery and possession of a weapon by a felon.
According to court documents, Collins was previously convicted in 1998 in Cook County, Ill., for predatory criminal sexual assault of a child. He was sentenced to 25 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for that crime but received an early release. Check out more court updates in today's Daily Times Leader.