Courtesy photo Dalton Hayes

Courtesy photo

Dalton Hayes

Dalton Hayes, who over a period of two weeks in January 2015 embarked on a multi-state crime spree with his then underaged girlfriend, was sentenced to 14 years in jail this week for multiple crimes committed during that time period.

Hayes, who was 18 at the time of the crimes and is now 21, appeared in Grayson County Circuit Court on Tuesday, Nov. 7 for sentencing after pleading guilty in three different cases to multiple charges.

In the first case, Hayes was sentenced to one year for the charge of Custodial Interference, which was filed in regards to his taking his underaged girlfriend from the custody of her father during the period of Jan. 3, 2015 to Jan. 21, 2015.

In the second case, Hayes was sentenced

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to five years for the charge of Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition of Property (Auto) valued at $10,000.00 or more but less than $1,000,000.00 (count 1); one year for the charge of Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition of Property (Firearm) (count 2); and 12 months for the charge of Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition of Property valued under $500.00 (count 3).

In the second case, counts 1 and 2 were ordered to run consecutively for a total of six years; while count 3 was ordered to run concurrently with the other charges. These charges stem from crimes committed on Jan. 11, 2015 when Hayes stole a 2006 Toyota Tacoma and muzzleloader belonging to Robert Logsdon, as well as a checkbook belonging to Robert and Sandra Logsdon.

Finally, in the third case, Hayes was sentenced to one year for the charge of Burglary, 3rd Degree; five years for the charge of Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition of Property (Auto) valued at $10,000.00 or more but less than $1,000,000.00; and one year for the charge of Criminal Mischief, 1st Degree.

In the third case, all sentences were ordered to run consecutively. These charges were related to crimes committed on Jan. 11, 2015 when Hayes entered a garage belonging to James McGrew, stole McGrew's 2008 Toyota Tundra, and damaged Chris Johnson's fence and gate.

The sentences in all three cases were ordered to be served consecutively, for a total of 14 years served.

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Dalton Hayes