Centralia Woman Faces Theft Charges in Washington County

A woman from Centralia is facing felony charges in Washington County, after allegedly stealing from a Nashville home last fall.  39-year-old Renee Clifton, of Centralia, is facing 3 charges, including a Class 1 felony of residential burglary, a Class 4 felony for obstruction of justice and a Class A misdemeanor for theft under $500.  According to the charging documents, Clifton allegedly entered a home in Nashville along West Maple Street on November 4th, without authority from the homeowner and with the intent to commit a theft.  Clifton also allegedly stole $200 from another person that same date.  Class 1 felonies normally carry terms between 4 to 15 years in prison, while Class 4 offenses are punishable by up to 3 years in prison.  A jury trial was then set for Aprill 22nd of this year, with a preliminary hearing set for March 5th.  Online records show that Clifton was previously sentenced to 30 days in jail and given a discharge on a felony charge for driving while having a suspended or revoked license.