AMOS COOPER, JR. APPELLANT
STATE OF ARKANSAS APPELLEE
FROM THE CRAIGHEAD COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT, WESTERN DISTRICT
[NOS. 16JCR-07-848 AND 16JCR-14-467] HONORABLE TONY A M .
Goodwin Jones, for appellant.
Rutledge, Att'y Gen., by: Christian Harris, Ass't
Att'y Gen., for appellee.
WAYMOND M. BROWN, JUDGE.
appeals from the circuit court's order revoking his
suspended imposition of sentence (SIS). On appeal, he argues
that the circuit court erred when it revoked his SIS because
it lacked subject-matter jurisdiction to do so. We affirm.
information was filed in case number CR-2007-848 on September
17, 2007, charging appellant with two counts of sexual
assault in the second degree, a class B felony; and two
counts of sexual indecency with a child, a class D felony.
Appellant's signed guilty plea to both counts of sexual
assault in the second degree and one count of sexual
indecency with a child was filed on March 10,
2008.  He faced five to twenty years'
imprisonment on each of the sexual assault counts and up to
six years' imprisonment on the sexual-indecency count.
Also on March 10, 2008, the circuit court entered a judgment
and commitment order sentencing appellant to sixty-six
months' imprisonment in the Arkansas Department of
Correction (ADC) with an additional sixty months' SIS on
each of the sexual-assault counts and seventy-two months'
SIS on the sexual-indecency count.
information was filed in case number CR-2014-467 on May 21,
2014, charging appellant with one count of sex offender
failure or refusal to provide information. Appellant pled
guilty, signing a statement to that effect on May 25, 2014.
He faced three to ten years' imprisonment. A sentencing
order was entered on May 27, 2014, sentencing appellant to
seventy-five days in the county jail. On August 22, 2017,
appellee filed a petition to revoke appellant's SIS in
case number CR-2014-467, for the following reasons:
[Appellant] has failed to live a law-abiding life by
committing the offense of Sex Offender Failing to Comply with
Registration Requirements on May 10, 2016; committed the
offense of Rape on October 22, 2016; and, committed the
offense of Intimidating a Witness on April 4, 2017. All of
these charges occurred in Mississippi County, Arkansas.
[Appellant] has failed to support his legal dependents and
owes outstanding child support in Mississippi County; and,
has failed to pay court costs to the Craighead County
Sheriff's Office with a balance of $256.00.
filed an amended petition to revoke on December 6, 2017,
asserting the same above-referenced allegations for
revocation in case number CR-2007-848. Additionally, appellee
asserted that appellant's "parole was flattened on
May 31, 2013."
hearing was held on January 4, 2018. The circuit court
entered an order of probation or suspending imposition of
sentence, or judgment and commitment on the same date,
stating that appellant was found guilty by the circuit court
of the following SIS violations, for which it gave him the
(a) sex offender failure or refusal to provide information-a
violation in CR-2014-467-for which he was sentenced to 108
months' imprisonment in the ADC, to run concurrent to the
(b) one count of sexual assault in the second degree-a
violation in CR-2007-848-for which he was sentenced to 174
months' imprisonment in the ADC, 174 months of which
imposition of sentence was suspended;
(c) a second count of sexual assault in the second degree-a
violation in CR-2007-848-for which he was sentenced to 72