January 24, 2013: The Honorable Rayford A. Means today sentenced Harry Gaines to 11 and 1/2 to 23 months in prison followed by a consecutive period of 30 years reporting probation. Gaines pleaded guilty to Tampering, Conspiracy, and Criminal Mischief charges for slashing the tires of 56 cars in January of 2013. ADA Allison Pavero had requested that the defendant get 5 to 10 years in prison because of the inconvenience and out of pocket expenses the victims had to endure because of Gaines’ actions.
Tire Slasher Sentenced